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LINGUIST List 24.351

Mon Jan 21 2013

Calls: Anthropological Ling, Socioling, Ling & Lit, Translation/USA

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

Date: 20-Jan-2013
From: Carol Lombard <linguist1022midrivers.com>
Subject: American Name Society Panel at MLS Annual Meeting
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Full Title: American Name Society Panel at MLS Annual Meeting

Date: 09-Jan-2014 - 12-Jan-2014
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
Contact Person: Carol Lombard
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.wtsn.binghamton.edu/ans/

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics; Translation

Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2013

Meeting Description:

In conjunction with the Modern Languages Association (MLA), the American Name Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the ANS panel at the MLA Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois (USA), 9-12 January 2014.

Further information about the ANS and its activities can be found on our website:


Call for Papers:

Papers pertaining to the study of onomastics (names and naming) in any area of language study from anywhere in the world are most welcome.

Possible themes include, but are by no means limited to, the following:

- Names and naming in literature
- Names and naming in politics
- Names and social networking
- Names and religion
- Linguistic patterns in naming
- Names in translation

Interested authors are requested to submit an abstract of 250 words and a completed information sheet by February 15, 2013, to Ms. Carol G. Lombard at linguist1022gmail.com. To download the official information sheet, please visit the ANS website at http://www.wtsn.binghamton.edu/ans/.

All submissions must be in English and conform to MLA stylistic regulations.

Please note that you do not need to be a member of the American Name Society to submit an abstract. However, if your paper is accepted for presentation, you must become a member in order to present in our panel.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Lombard at the above email address.

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