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Names and Naming: Multicultural Aspects

We would like to draw your attention to the new book “Names and Naming / Multicultural Aspects”. This edited book examines names and naming policies, trends and practices in a variety of multicultural contexts across America, Europe, Africa and Asia. In the first part of the book, the authors take theoretical and practical approaches to...

Names as Metaphors in Shakespeare’s Comedies

We are delighted to present to you the recent work of our colleague Prof. Grant W. Smith (Eastern Washington University). Prof. Grant Smith is a well-known researcher with an excellent reputation in the onomastic world. For several decades he has had an intense activity, quantified by publications in scientific journals, proceedings, participation in congresses...

Call for papers: il Nome nel testo, XXII (2021)

Dear Onomastica & Letteratura members, colleagues and students of Literary Onomastics, We would like to invite you to participate in the upcoming issue of our journal il Nome nel testo, XXII (2021). This issue has no specific theme, so we welcome articles presenting any topic that falls within Literary Onomastics. Considering that many library locations are...

New Journal of Latin American Onomastics

“Onomástica desde América Latina” is an online-only, open-access, peer-reviewed scientific journal covering research in all aspects of onomastics from all over Latin America. The journal was launched in 2020 as a result of the scientific, academic and inter-institutional exchange promoted by the First Anthroponomastic Conference (organised by Yolanda Guillermina Lopez Franco from the National...

Names Society of Southern Africa International Congress

21 -23 September 2020 Call for abstracts The Names Society of Southern Africa and Faculty of Arts and Design, of the Durban University of Technology, would like to invite abstracts for their upcoming Congress. The theme for this Congress is Current trends in names and naming. Abstracts addressing, but not limited to, the following...

Onoma 55: Personal Names and Cultural Reconstructions Call for Papers

Dear colleagues, We are inviting you to contribute to a thematic Onoma volume “Personal Names and Cultural Reconstructions”. Personal names may show belonging to a specific cultural sphere or linguistic group. Although there are many names common to several cultures, such as names from the main religions, many personal names reveal which part of...

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