Call for Papers – Old and Middle English Studies: Texts and Sources

University of London, 03-05 September 2014.

Deadline for abstracts: 1st December 2013.

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The study of Old and Middle English is a prominent and important field of academic enquiry. With a lively community of scholars, nationally and internationally, this conference aims to open up and explore new possibilities for intellectual exchange and fruitful collaboration between scholars working in any aspect of medieval English, in London and Japan especially. Conference organizers, Keio University (Tokyo) and Institute of English Studies (London), invite scholars to submit abstracts of up to 250 words, for papers on topics related to the main themes of texts and sources transmitted from England during the Middle Ages, to ieskeio.conference@gmail.com.

Some suggested topics might include (papers with special emphasis on Japanese and/or British research will be encouraged):

  • Digital Humanities and Virtual Libraries
  • Manuscript Studies
  • Medievalism
  • Old and Middle English Literature and Literary Culture
  • Old and Middle English Philology: Texts and Contexts.

For further details, visit the conference webpage.

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