LINGUIST List 26.3336

Fri Jul 17 2015

Calls: General Ling, Ling & Lit, Semantics, Socioling, Translation/Canada

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 17-Jul-2015
From: Karen Pennesi <>
Subject: Canadian Society for the Study of Names
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Full Title: Canadian Society for the Study of Names
Short Title: CSSN

Date: 28-May-2016 - 29-May-2016
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Contact Person: Karen Pennesi
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

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

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2016

Meeting Description:

The CSSN’s 50th annual meeting will be part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, where more than 70 scholarly associations will meet at the University of Calgary. The official theme of the 2016 congress is “Energizing Communities”.

Call for Papers:

The Canadian Society for the Study of Names is calling for paper submissions to be presented on May 28-29, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Papers on any research related to names and naming are welcome. This includes:

- Personal names
- Place names
- Brand names
- Product names
- Fictional names
- Name choices
- Name changes
- Nick-names
- Online aliases
- Multiple names for one entity
- Names as indexes of social, cultural or racial categories
- Naming practices
- Name-related policies, regulations and laws
- Name-related humour or speech play
- Name-related topics in pop culture or media
- Historic trends in naming
- Technologies for organizing and finding names

Please send a title and abstract (150-250 words) by 15 January 2016 to:
Karen Pennesi, Vice President, Canadian Society for the Study of Names

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