Wednesday, January 22, 2014

The American Name Society Annual Conference in 2015

1st Official Call for Papers

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 proceedings will be held in conjunction with the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) in San Francisco, California. 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. The deadline for receipt of proposals is July 1, 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: July 1, 2014! 

Hurry up!!!