Approaching the Historical: A Symposium on Early Modern and Medieval Stylistics (SEMMS) is a one-day symposium exploring the intersection of stylistics and early English literature. It is organised by the University of Nottingham’s Stylistics & Discourse Analysis reading group within the Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL), in collaboration with the Poetics and Linguistics Association (PALA).
The symposium will take place on 14 June 2017 at the University of Nottingham.
For more information, please visit the symposium website
Call for Papers
The Call for Papers is now closed.
Registration is now open until 26 May 2017
The symposium will take place in the Arts Centre Lecture Theatre (Room A30) in the Lakeside Arts Centre on University Park Campus.
Check out the campus map (the Arts Centre is #50).
Getting to Nottingham
If you are staying over in Nottingham or Beeston, you have a range of hotels to choose from.
The Orchard Hotel is located on University Park campus and offers excellent accommodation geared to conference-goers at the university. Also nearby is a Travelodge (Nottingham Wollaton), with budget accommodation just 10 minutes’ walk away from the university.
In the city centre, Mercure, Hotel Ibis, and The Bentinck are all conveniently located next to the tram line, while the Hilton, Ramada, and Premier Inn are moments away from university tram or bus lines. For some local flavour, try the Cock & Hoop or Lace Market Hotel.
The Rockaway, The Grove, and Hylands Hotel are all located a few minutes’ walk away from Beeston train station and are only a short tram or bus ride away from the venue.