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Call for Papers: 2023 ANS annual conference

The American Name Society is now inviting proposals for papers for its next annual conference. After considering an official proposal made on the 27th of May 2022, the Executive Council of the American Name Society voted to hold the 2023 Annual Conference online, as have done in the previous two years. All presentation sessions...

3rd ‘Onomastics Online’ Lecture on April 11, 2022

Onomastics Online11 April 2022, 10:00 AM (UTC)Dr. Kimberly Klassen (Tokyo Woman’s Christian University)The lexical load of proper names for second language readers of English Abstract: It is widely assumed by vocabulary researchers of English as a second language (L2) that proper names do not present a burden to L2 readers: the initial capital letter...

Call for Papers: “22nd Slovak Onomastic Conference”

The 22nd SLOVAK ONOMASTIC CONFERENCE entitled “PRODUCTION AND PERCEPTION OF ONYMIC SYSTEMS” will be held at the Trnava University in Trnava (Slovakia) from 5th to 7th September 2022. The 22nd Slovak Onomastic Conference is organised by Ľudovít Štúr’s Institute of Linguistics Sciences, Slovak Linguistic Society (Slovak Academy of Sciences) and Slovak Commission for Onomastic...

Call for Papers: American Name Society’s Panel 2023

ANS Panel at the Modern Language Association Conference Names and Identity in Literature: Contemporary Debates January 5-8 2023, San Francisco, CA The politics of names and naming has been brought into sharp relief by several influential scholars and studies during the 21st century. Recent work in this area is exemplified by the papers in edited collections...

1st ‘Onomastics online’ Lecture on February 15, 2022

Onomastics Online15 February 2022, 3:00 PM (UTC)Professor Derek H. Alderman (University of Tennessee)Race, Memory, and Campus Place Name Reform: Strategies for Transforming the Classroom intoa Toponymic Workspace Abstract: School and university campus landscapes – specifically their array of place names – have emerged as flashpoints in ongoing global struggles to acknowledge, debate and come...

CfP: 56th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for the Study of Names

Call for Papers:Canadian Society for the Study of Names (CSSN)56th Annual Meeting, held virtually in conjunction with theCongress of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Canadahttps://www.federationhss.ca/en/congress/congress-2022May 14th and 15th, 2022 The theme of the 2022 Congress is: “Transitions” but papers on any onomastic topic are welcome.Presentations are allotted 20 minutes, with an additional 10...

Online Seminar “Cognitive approach in onomastics”

16 December 2021 r., 1:00 PM CET by Katalin Reszegi, University of Debrecen, Department of Hungarian Linguistics Cognitive approach in onomastics The cognitive approach and the frameworks of cognitive linguistics appeared practically in the 2000s in onomastic studies. Contrary to the short period of time, cognitive onomastics achieved remarkable results, that demonstrate that the...

Tagung “Namen im Sprachgebrauch”

Einladung zu den Tagungen Tagung der Gesellschaft für Namenforschung (GfN) e. V. Namen im Sprachgebrauch 20.04. – 21.04.2022 Tagung des Arbeitskreises für bayerisch-österreichische Namenforschung (ABÖN) Namen im Sprachgebrauch in Bayern und Österreich 22.04.2022 an der Universität Innsbruck Call for Papers Beide Tagungen werden aufgrund der pandemiebedingten Verschiebungen erstmals Rücken an Rücken und mit demselben...

Programme des III Journées Anthroponomastiques au Mexique

RENCONTRE D’ONOMASTIQUE À QUERÉTARO (MEXIQUE) L’Institut National d’Anthropologie et d’Histoire, de par la Direction de Linguistique, ainsi que le Centre INAH du Querétaro, en coordination avec le Séminaire Interinstitutionnel d’Onomastique, appellent les chercheurs des différentes disciplines concernées à participer dans les III Journées Anthroponomastiques – Rencontre d’Onomastique à Querétaro qui auront lieu à l’auditorium...

Register now for ANS 2022!

Registration is now open for the 2022 ANS Conference The ANS conference will take place on Zoom, from January 21-23, 2022. Anyone who is interested may attend! You can register online here, or download a PDF of the Conference Registration Form and mail it to ANS Treasurer Saundra Wright, as per the instructions on the form. The...

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