Tuesday, January 15, 2013

The American Name Society Annual Meeting

from here: http://www.wtsn.binghamton.edu/ANS/ANS%20First%20Call%20for%20Papers%202014.pdf

The American Name Society (ANS),

the oldest scholarly society devoted to the study of names in the United States, is now inviting proposals for papers for its next annual conference. The 2014 meeting will be held in conjunction with the Linguistic Society of America (LSA)

 in Minneapolis

, Minnesota, January 2-5, 2014.

Papers in any area of onomastic research are welcome.

Proposals should include a précis of up to 500 words and a 100-word abstract for publication in the meeting programs. The deadline for receipt of proposals is July 1, 2013. 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

Under this name and email I may recognize Dr. Iman Makeba Laversuch (University of Cologne):

She is sitting on the righ-hand side, together with presenter Detlef Heints, Professor Dr. Michael Becker-Mrotzek and journalist Gerda Pighin, discussing rusks and chances of multilinagual education in Germany. She has worked in Germany for about 20 years (in 2008 she has been a Lecturer of English: http://www.uni-koeln.de/phil-fak/aktuelles/archiv/2008/glosse_02.shtml, and now she is the First Vice President at the University of Cologne: http://www.wtsn.binghamton.edu/ans/officers.htm ). She is editor and one of the authors of

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 25, 2013. 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 www.wtsn.binghamton.edu/ANS/
For information about the Linguistic Society of America see www.linguisticsociety.org/

Deadline for proposals: July 1, 2013