2010

Reception 2010 thumbnailVictorian Hybridities: Cultural Anxiety and Formal Innovation, edited by U. C. Knoepflmacher and Logan D. Browning, is published.

Volume 50, Number 1 of SEL Studies in English Literature is published. The journal launches a new website.

Photo: The journal hosts a reception at the Shakespeare Association of America meeting to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

2011

CampanaRobert L. Patten retires from SEL and Logan D. Browning is named Publisher and Executive Editor.

Joseph Campana is named Editor for 1500–1659.

Anniversary celebrations continue as SEL editors and staff host receptions at the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) annual meeting in Vancouver; the 2011 Milton Society Dinner, held during the MLA Conference in Los Angeles; the 2011 North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) Conference in Nashville; and the 2011 North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR) Conference in Park City, Utah.

2012

Alexander Regier is named Editor for 1660–1900.

SEL welcomes guests at the 2012 North American Society for the Study of Romanticism Conference in Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

The Robert Lowry Patten Award is established to honor Bob Patten, professor of English at Rice University and former publisher and executive editor of SEL. The Award is given each year to the best recent study in nineteenth-century British literary studies or the best recent study in British literary studies of the Restoration and eighteenth century.

2013

ByronKay McStay retires from SEL. Becky Byron is hired as Associate Editor and Business Manager.

SEL co-sponsors the closing banquet at the 2013 North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) Conference in Pasadena, California.

2014

K Krueger McDonald retires as Production Editor.

SEL sponsors the opening reception at the 2014 North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR) Conference in Washington DC.

2015

Voyager AwardSEL is presented the 2014 Voyager Award from the Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ) at the 2015 MLA Convention in Vancouver. The Award recognizes excellence in any journal covering the period between 1500 and 1800. The judges noted that “Studies in English Literature has been and remains one of the premier journals of early modern English Literature.” They also proclaimed, “Each issue … reads as an achievement. This journal exhibits an admirable clarity of purpose and an undeniable unity, and it distributes high-calibre, original research in English literature that reflects the rigorous intellectual curiosity of the broader scholarly community in the humanities.”

2016

SEL toasts the 20th anniversary of the Diana Hobby Editorial Fellow program at its reception held during the MLA convention in Austin, TX.

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Laura Beckworth, daughter of late SEL Associate Editor Diana Hobby, cuts a ceremonial cake at the Hobby Fellow anniversary celebration.

SEL underwrites a jazz funeral to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death at the 2016 Shakespeare Association of America conference in New Orleans.

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Publisher and Executive Editor Logan D. Browning (center) joins the crowd of revelers during the SEL-sponsored jazz funeral. SEL provided participants with specially printed second-line handkerchiefs to commemorate the occasion.

 

2017

SEL sponsors the opening reception at the 2019 NAVSA/AVSA supernumerary conference at La Pietra in Florence, Italy, and the opening reception at the 2017 NASSR conference in Ottawa, Ontario.

Becky Byron is promoted to Managing Editor.

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Publisher and Executive Editor Logan D. Browning (right) address conference attendees at the 2019 NAVSA/AVSA meeting on the grounds of La Pietra in Florence, Italy.

2018

SEL celebrates another year of superb scholarship at the annual reception and awards celebration held at the Lotos Club in New York during the 2018 MLA convention.

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Publisher and Executive Editor Logan D. Browning (left) and Editor for 1500-1659 Joseph Campana at SEL’s 2018 reception and awards presentation, held at the Lotos Club in New York.

The journal publishes a 58, 1 (Winter 2018) special issue, “After Sovereignty,” which is highlighted at a Renaissance Society of America panel in New Orleans, and sponsors the opening reception at the 2018 NASSR conference at Brown University in Providence.

In the fall of 2018, SEL and JSTOR Labs announce the launch of their collaborative Understanding Series: British Literature repository (https://www.jstor.org/understand/british-literature).