Events

 Regular Conferences
 
 International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL)
A biennial conference series in Europe. The University of Edinburgh (UK) will host the next and the 20th conference (ICEHL20), to be held on 26-31 August 2018 (deadline for abstracts: 15 December 2017). The conference in 2020 will be hosted in Leiden.
Links to the websites of past conferences: 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.
Links to the websites of past conferences: 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 5) will take place at University College London on 17-20 July 2018 (deadline for abstracts: 30 November 2017).
Links to the websites of past conferences: ISLE 4 (Poznań, 2016), ISLE 3 (Zurich, 2014), ISLE 2011 (Boston University), ISLE 2008 (University of Freiburg).
 
The next conference (ICAME 39) will be hosted at the University of Tampere on 30 May to 3 June 2018 (deadline for abstracts: 15 December 2017).
Links to the websites of past conferences: 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 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 (LModE7) will be hosted in Ragusa (Italy) on 7-9 May 2020 (deadline for abstracts not yet announced).
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 will take place in Vigo in 2020.
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.
Links to the websites of past conferences: IAUPE 2016 (London)

A biennial conference series in France.
 
The society organises an international conference in September/October every year.
Links to websites of past conferences: 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'.
The next conference (SLIN 18) will be held at the University of Innsbruck on 15-17 March 2018 (deadline for abstracts passed).

History of English Language in Poznań (HEL-P)
A new conference series in Poland (info thanks to Professor Marcin Krygier). The inaugural meeting (HEL-P 2017) will be held at Adam Mickiewicz University on 25-26 November 2017 (deadline for abstracts passed).

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 not yet announced).
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 biennial conferences under the name of ICHLL. The next conference (ICHLL - 9) will be in Santa Margherita Ligure (hosted by the University of Genova) on 20-22 June 2018, which will be followed by Leeuwarden, Fryske Akademy in 2019 and Logroño, Universidad de La Rioja in 2020.
Links to the websites of past conferences: 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.
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 10 to 13 May 2018.

An annual meeting is hosted at the University of Leeds (UK) in early or mid-July. The dates for this year are 2 to 5 July 2018.
 
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.

An annual meeting usually takes place in late October.
 
"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. The next biennial meeting will be held at the University of Toronto on 10-15 July 2018 (deadline for abstracts passed).
 
 
 Special Conferences and Workshops  
[NB: Recently finished events are now moved to this page.] 

A two-day workshop to be held in Seville (Spain) on 6-7 November 2017 (deadline for abstracts passed).

A three-day workshop to be held in Edinburgh (UK) on 17-19 November 2017 (deadline for abstracts passed).


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