Apaches, Tomahawks -- CFPs
gsmith at EWU.EDU
Mon May 17 22:33:27 UTC 1999
Last Thursday, Mark Mandel wrote
>To anyone participating in or thinking of joining this political debate:
>take it off-line. The origin and traditions and development and use of names
>of Indian peoples for US weapons is on topic for this list, but . . .
The naming of weapons is a timely topic. Let me invite abstracts for
either of the following two meetings. We would be happy to have a whole
panel so long as the papers are essentially about language:
CALLS FOR PAPERS
1. Annual Meeting--American Name Society
Dec. 27-30, 1999
At least twelve panels are currently planned. Presentations should be
timed for a maximum of 20 minutes, plus 10 minutes for discussion.
All disciplinary approaches are welcomed--anthropological, psychological,
sociological, linguistic, literary, philosophical, geographic, or
historical. Subject matter is also open, including personal names,
geographic names, corporate names, team names, names in literature, and
cultural or linguistic function.
Short abstracts (150 words max.) should be sent by September 1 to: Grant
Smith, President, American Name Society. Submission as part of an email
message (not an attachment) is preferred <gsmith at ewu.edu>.
For those without email, the postal address is Eastern Washington
University, MS-25, Cheney, WA 99004 or Fax: 509-359-4269. All proposals
will be blind refereed, and presenters will be notified by September 20.
Abstracts of all presentations will be published in annual "Proceedings."
2. Special Session on Onomastics
American Name Society
Linguistic Society of America
January 6-9, 2000
Send an abstract of 100-200 words (20-minute paper) by 8/25/99 to
Abstracts may be submitted by e-mail to Donald M. Lance
<engdl at showme.missouri.edu>
Professor Donald M. Lance
Department of English
l07 Tate Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri 65211
Grant W. Smith, President Phone: 509-359-6023
American Name Society Fax: 509-359-4269
Prof. English/Coord. Humanities Email: gsmith at ewu.edu
Eastern Washington University, MS-25
526 Fifth St.
Cheney, WA 99004-2431
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