Plenary Speakers

The Tenth International Conference on Middle English (ICOME 10) will be hosted by the Department of Cultural Studies and Languages at the University of Stavanger (Norway), 31 May – 2 June 2017.

The following plenary speakers have kindly confirmed their participation:


Richard Dance
The Trouble with Vikings: ‘Difficult’ Old Norse Borrowings in Middle English

Alexandra Gillespie
"Unbokeled is the male": Chaucer and the Makeshift Manuscript

Gabriella Mazzon
Narration and argumentation in Middle English romances

Matti Peikola
Paratextual Elements in Middle English Manuscripts: Challenges and Opportunities for Research