LINGUIST List 25.2920

Mon Jul 14 2014

Calls: Onomastics, Lexicography, General Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 13-Jul-2014
From: Dr. I. M. Laversuch Nick <>
Subject: American Name Society Annual Conference
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Full Title: American Name Society Annual Conference
Short Title: ANS

Date: 08-Jan-2015 - 11-Jan-2015
Location: Portland, Oregon, USA
Contact Person: Iman Laversuch Nick
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Lexicography

Other Specialty: Onomastics

Call Deadline: 31-Jul-2014

Meeting Description:

The American Name Society (ANS), the oldest US American scholarly society devoted to the study of names, is now inviting proposals for papers for its next annual conference. The 2014 proceedings will be held in conjunction with the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) in Portland, Oregon. Papers in any area of onomastic research are welcome.

2nd Call for Papers:

Extended call for papers: 31 July 2014

Papers in any area of onomastic research are welcome.

Proposals should include a précis of up to 500 words as well as a 100-word abstract for publication in the LSA and ANS programs. Authors are also asked to complete and submit the author information form available at the ANS website. The deadline for receipt of proposals has been extended to the 31 July 2014. However, presenters who may need additional time to secure international payments and travel visas to the United States are urged to submit their proposal as soon as possible.

Please send proposals by e-mail attachment in a .doc or .docx format to Dr. I.M. Nick at For organizational purposes, please include “ANS Proposal” in the subject line. All proposals will be subject to blind review. Official notification of proposal acceptances will be sent on or before August 31, 2014. All authors whose papers have been accepted must be a current member of the ANS and register for both the ANS and the LSA. Please feel free to contact Dr. I. M. Nick at the above address if you should have any questions.

For information about the American Name Society see
For information concerning the Linguistic Society of America see

Deadline for proposals: 31 July 2014

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