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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.”