Conferences since 2007

The English Department has been involved in the organisation of several international scholarly conferences, workshops, and symposia. They have included the following.


Over Her Dead Body Redux: Feminism for the 21st Century (October 20-21, 2017)

Spanish and English in Contact: World Languages in Interaction (June 27-29, 2017)

Egodocs – International Interdisciplinary Symposium (March 9-10, 2017)

The 5th international symposium on History of English Lexicography and Lexicology (HEL-LEX5; February 16-18, 2017)


Shifting Grounds: Literature, Culture and Spatial Phenomenologies (November 25-27, 2016)

5th Biennial Conference of the Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies: What Is an Image in Medieval and Early Modern England? (September 9-11, 2016)


International Symposium: Images of Identity (January 30-31, 2015)


3rd Conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English (ISLE) 2014


Travelling Narratives: Modernity and the Spatial Imaginary (November 29 - December 1, 2013)

Swiss Works in English Language and Linguistics (SWELL) 2013


SANAS / AAAS Joint Conference 2012

"Romantic Prospects" - The 20th Annual Conference of the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR 2012)

17th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL 17) 2012

Popular News Discourse Workshop 2012

- Runes, ICE and Other Riddles. Symposium in Honour of Udo Fries and Andreas Fischer (February 10, 2012)


English as a Contact Language (ECoLa) 2010


Trauma Conference 2009


International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English Conference (ICAME 29) 2008


- Legacies Conference (September 28, 2007)