Events

 Regular Conferences
 
 International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL)
A biennial conference series in Europe. Leiden University (the Netherlands) will host the next conference (ICEHL-21), to be held in 8-12 June 2020 (deadline for abstracts: 15 August 2019). The conference in 2022 will be hosted in Sheffield (UK).
Links to the websites of past conferences: ICEHL20 (2018, Edinburgh), ICEHL-19 (2016, Essen), ICEHL 18 (2014, Leuven), ICEHL-17 (2012, Zurich), ICEHL-16 (2010, Pécs), 15 ICEHL (2008, Munich), 14 ICEHL (2006, Bergamo), ICEHL 13 (2004, Vienna).
 
 Studies in the History of the English Language (SHEL)
A biennial conference series in North America. Details about the next meeting are yet to be known, but a rumor has it that it will be Seattle in May 2021...
Links to the websites of past conferences: SHEL 11 (2019, Bloomington), SHEL 10 (2017, Kansas), SHEL-9 (2015, Vancouver), SHEL-8 (2013, Provo), SHEL-7 (2012, Bloomington), SHEL 6 (2009, Banff), SHEL 4 (2005, Northern Arizona University), SHEL 3 (2004, Michigan).
 
 Society of Historical English Language and Linguistics (SHELL)
A biennial conference series in Japan.
Links to the websites of past conferences: SHELL 2012 (Keio University, Tokyo), SHELL 2009 (Hiroshima), SHELL 2007 (Nagoya).

The society offers a biennial conference series. The next conference (ISLE 6) will take place in Joensuu (Finland) on 3-6 June 2020 (deadline for abstracts: 31 October 2019).
Links to the websites of past conferences: ISLE 5 (London, 2018) ISLE 4 (Poznań, 2016), ISLE 3 (Zurich, 2014), ISLE 2011 (Boston University), ISLE 2008 (University of Freiburg).
 
The next conference (ICAME 41) will be hosted at Heidelberg University on 20-24 May 2019 (deadline for abstracts not yet announced).
Links to the websites of past conferences: ICAME 40 (2019, NeuchâtelICAME 39 (2018, Tampere), ICAME 38 (2017, Prague), ICAME 37 (2016, Hong Kong), ICAME 36 (2015, Trier), ICAME 35 (2014, Nottingham), ICAME34 (2013, Santiago de Compostela), ICAME 33 (2012, Leuven), ICAME 32 (2011, Oslo), ICAME 31 (2010, Giessen), ICAME 30 (2009, Lancaster), ICAME 29 (2008, Zurich), ICAME 28 (2007, Stratford-upon-Avon), ICAME 27 (2006, Helsinki), ICAME 26 (2005, Ann Arbor), ICAME 23 (2002, Göteborg).

Middle and Modern English Corpus Linguistics (MMECL)
Links to the websites of past conferences: MMECL 2011 (Osaka), MMECL 2009 (Innsbruck)
 
 International Conference on Middle English (ICOME)
A triennial (but recently biennial) conference series in Europe.
Links to the websites of past conferences: ICOME XI (2019, Florence) ICOME 10 (2017, Stavanger), ICOME 9 (2015, Wroclaw), ICOME 8 (2013, Murcia), ICOME7 (2011, Lviv), ICOME6 (2008, Cambridge), ICOME 5 (2005, Naples), ICOME 4 (2002, Vienna). 
 
 International Conference on Late Modern English
A triennial conference series in Europe. The next meeting (LModE-7) will be hosted in Ragusa (Italy) on 7-9 May 2020 (deadline for abstracts: 31 August 2019).
Links to the websites of past conferences: LMEC 6 (2017, Uppsala), LModE-5 (2013, Bergamo), 4LModE (2010, Sheffield), LMEC3 (2007, Leiden), LMEC2 (2004, Vigo).

Prescriptivism Conference
An international conference series with a focus on prescriptivism. The next meeting (Prescriptivism2021) will take place in Vigo (Spain) on 23-25 September 2021 (info thanks to Nuria Yáñez-Bouza).
Links to the websites of past conferences: Prescriptivism 2017 (Park City), Prescriptivism conference 2013 (Leiden), Prescriptivism(e) & Patriotism(e) (2009, Toronto)
 
 International Conference on English Historical Dialectology (ICEHD)
The last meeting, 'English and European Historical Dialectology', took place in Ontario, Canada, on 3 August 2011 as one of the sessions for Methods in Dialectology conference.
Links to the websites of past conferences: 2 ICEHD (2007, Bergamo), 1 ICEHD (2003. Bergamo)

The association holds a conference every three years. The next meeting (IAUPE 2019) will be hosted in Poznań on 22-26 July 2019 (deadline for abstracts passed).
Links to the websites of past conferences: IAUPE 2016 (London)

A biennial conference series in France. The next meeting will take place in Amiens on 2-4 July 2019 (deadline for abstracts passed; info thanks to Professor Fabienne Toupin).
 
The society organises an international conference in September/October every year. The next meeting (SELIM 31) will be hosted at the University of Valladolid on 19-21 September 2019 (deadline for abstracts passed).
Links to websites of past conferences: SELIM 30 (2018, Oviedo), SELIM 29 (2017, Málaga), SELIM 28 (2016, Vigo),  SELIM XXVII (2015, Granada), SELIM XXVI (2014, Morella), SELIM XXV (2013, Córdoba), SELIM XXIV (2012, Salamanca), SELIM XXIII (2011, Huelva), SELIM 2010 (La Rioja), SELIM XXI (2009, Madrid), SELIM XX (2008, Oviedo), SELIM XIX (Castilla-La Mancha, 2007), SELIM XVI (Seville, 2004), SELIM XIII (Jaén, 2000).

Storia della Lingua INglese (SLIN)  [link to the old website]
A 'group of Italian University teachers and researchers working in the area of History of the English Language'.


A new biennial conference series in Poznań, Poland (info thanks to Professor Marcin Krygier). The next meeting (HEL-P 2019) will take place on 23-24 November 2019 (extended deadline for abstracts: 30 June 2019).

International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL)
A biennial conference series. The next meeting (ICHL 24) will take place in Canberra (Australia), on 1-5 July 2019 (deadline for abstracts passed).
Links to the websites of past conferences: ICHL 23 (San Antonio, 2017), ICHL 22 (Naples, 2015), ICHL20 (Osaka, 2011), ICHL 2007 (Montreal).

The society organises annual conferences under the name of ICHLL. The next conference (ICHLL-10) will be in Leeuwarden, Fryske Akademy (the Netherlands) on 12-14 June 2019, followed by the meeting in Logroño, Universidad de La Rioja in 2020.
Links to the websites of past conferences: ICHLL-9 (Santa Margherita Ligure, 2018), ICHLL 8 (Indiana, 2016), ICHLL 2014 (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria), ICHLL6 (Jena, 2012), ICHLL5 (Oxford, 2010).

International Symposium on History of English Lexicography and Lexicology (HEL-LEX)
A symposium series which originated in Helsinki. The next meeting (HEL-LEX 6) is scheduled for 26-29 June 2019, in Gargnano (Italy) (deadline for abstracts passed).
Links to the websites of past conferences: HEL-LEX 5 (Zurich, 2017), OX-LEX 4 (Oxford, 2015), HEL-LEX 3 (Helsinki, 2012), HEL-LEX 2 (Helsinki, 2008).

An annual meeting is hosted at Western Michigan University (USA) in early May. The dates for the next meeting are 7 to 10 May 2020.

An annual meeting is hosted at the University of Leeds (UK) in early or mid-July. The dates for the next year are 1 to 4 July 2019.
 
An organisation "open to all persons interested in any aspect of the culture of Anglo-Saxon England". The next biennial meeting (ISAS 2019) will take place in at the University of New Mexico from 29 July to 2 August 2019.

An annual meeting usually takes place in late October.

A conference series based in Poland.
 
"Currently based in Columbia, New York University, the University of Rhode Island, and Rutgers", the Colloquium "aims to foster intellectual exchange among faculty and graduate students whose interests embrace the language, literature, and culture of early medieval England".
 
"[S]eeks to promote the study and scholarly discussion of English literary and cultural production from the end of the twelfth century to the mid-fourteenth century". 
 
A forum for teachers and scholars of Chaucer and his age.
 
 
 Special Conferences and Workshops  
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