Friday, April 11, 2014

18th Names Society of Southern Africa Congress

The Names Society of Southern Africa (NSA) – a Southern African scholarly and academic society that is committed to the study of names in Africa (particularly Southern Africa) in 
conjunction with the Great Zimbabwe University’s Faculty of Arts is inviting proposals for papers for its next bi-annual international conference. 

The conference will be held in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe from the 23rd – 25th of September 2014 and will run under the theme “The Way we name now: Reflections from the Falls”

Papers in (but not limited to) the 
following categories of onomastic research are welcome: 

 Names in history
 Theoretical onomastics
 Toponyms
 Personal names
 Names in ecology
 Names in religion
 Nicknames
 Names in politics
 Literary onomastics
 Names in sports
 Brand names etc 

Please send abstracts of not more than 200 words (including the author’s name(s); contact 
details; institutional affiliation) by e-mail attachment in a doc or docx format to: 

Conference Registration Fees: 
Early registration (by 31 July 2014): US$180 
Late Registration: US$200 
Early registration (students): US$90 
Late Registration (students): US$100