11th International Conference of ESSE 4-9 September 2012

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ESSE 2012 will be organised by Bogazici University, in Istanbul on 4-9 September 2012. Biannual ESSE conferences are the most significant events of ESSE, European Society for the Study of English, which was created in Rome in January 1990 as a European federation of national higher educational associations for the study of English. The Society endeavors to reflect the cultural and geographical diversity of Europe in its institutions and represents more than 7500 members from 33 countries.
.Academic scholars as well as students from all over Europe will present and discuss topics in English Studies through more than a hundred seminars, roundtables and poster sessions. We also have a great line-up of keynote speakers including Elif Safak, Ahdaf Soueif and Jonathan Culpeper among others and 16 sub-plenaries.
At present there are 77 seminar titles open for contributions. Those wishing to participate in the conference are invited to submit 200-word abstracts of their proposed papers directly to all convenors of the seminar in question before 31 January 2012. The convenors will let the proponents know whether their proposals have been accepted by no later than 29 February 2012.

For further information please visit www.esse2012.org.