Call for papers

Call for papers – CLOSED

Please find all details about the call below:

SELIM 28 – University of Vigo, 15-17 September 2016


The Spanish Society for Mediaeval English Language and Literature and the local organising committee invite members of the Society and all other scholars interested in the field to participate in the 28th International SELIM Conference, which will be hosted by the Department of English, French and German of the University of Vigo from September 15th to 17th 2016.

The organisers welcome papers dealing with any aspect of mediaeval English language and literature and particularly encourage the submission of papers that offer new readings or perspectives on mediaeval English texts, as well as new approaches and analytical tecniques.

The following keynote speakers have already confirmed their participation in the conference:

Richard North (University College London)

Stuart D. Lee (University of Oxford)

Ans Van Kemenade (Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen)

Belén Méndez Naya (University of Santiago de Compostela)

Scholars interested in offering 20-minute papers (followed by a 10-minute discussion) must send a 250 word abstract in electronic format (please use this MSWord template) via e-mail to before June 20th 2016. Abstracts should include name(s), institutional affiliation(s) of the author(s), as well as e-mail address and the technical support required for the presentation. Acceptance of proposals will be confirmed as soon as the proposal has been peer-reviewed.

A selection of contributions will be edited by the organisers and submitted to a major international press.

For further information please contact the organising committee at We are looking forward to seeing you in Vigo next September.