Sunday, March 31, 2013

The 47th Meeting of the Canadian Society for the Study of Names





The Society is a member of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (CFHSS or FedCan) http://www.ideas-idees.ca/



and traditionally holds its annual meeting in conjunction with the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences (formerly the Learned Societies): http://www.congress2013.ca/program/events/meeting-canadian-society-study-names 

At the meeting, members may present papers in formal theme sessions, participate in a toponymic fieldtrip and attend the annual general meeting of the Society.


In 2013, the CSSN will meet as part of the Congress of the Humanites and Social Sciences to be held at University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, June 1 and 2.




Congress Theme: On the Edge 

http://www.csj.ualberta.ca/sco/index.php/home/meeting-of-the-canadian-society-for-the-study-of-names/



Co-organisators of the Meeting are: 


  • the vice president Diane Dechief (Toronto) elected for the three-year period 2012-2015 

  • President of CSSN-SCO is Carol J. Léonard (Edmonton), 

  • secretary-treasurer Léo La Brie (Ottawa), 

  • coordinator of the journal "Onomastica Canadiana" Marie Thériault (Montréal), 

  • and the editor of the Newsletter William Davey (Cape Breton, Senior Scholar).





(in French)

Réunion de la Société canadienne d’onomastique 

Thème du congrès: À la fine pointe

La Société canadienne d’onomastique est membre de la Fédération canadienne des sciences humaines (FCSH) et elle tient depuis toujours sa réunion annuelle dans le cadre du Congrès des sciences humaines. Cette réunion comporte habituellement des sessions de communications savantes par des membres, une excursion toponymique et l’assemblée générale annuelle de la Société.
En 2013, la Société se réunira dans le cadre du Congrès des sciences humaines qui aura lieu à l’Université de Victoria, Victoria, Colombie-britannique, les 1 et 2 juin.