Call for Papers for TOEBI 2024

The TOEBI Annual Meeting for 2024 will be held on Saturday, September 7th, 2024, at Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, Lancashire.

The theme of the Annual Meeting is “Borders and Boundaries“. We welcome papers on any aspect of borders, boundaries, and Old English, including:
-marginalia and fragmentary texts in Old English
-temporal boundaries between Old and Middle English
-teaching Old English in cross-listed modules
-geographical boundaries
-disciplinary boundaries
-pedagogical boundaries and teaching ‘on the edge’
-any other boundaries you can imagine!

TOEBI is a supportive and collegial conference, open to anyone involved in the teaching of Old English at any level. We welcome abstracts for a range of presentation formats, including but not limited to:
-traditional 20-minute research papers
-poster sessions
-5-10 minute ‘lightning talks’
-creative presentations
-participatory workshops

Please submit an abstract and title to the conference organisers Lindy Brady ( and Rebecca Stephenson ( by Friday, May 31, 2024.


Conference bursaries are available to support Early Career Researchers and Independent Scholars.

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