Date: Sat, 16 May 1998 16:36:49 -0700
From: Grant Smith
Subject: 2 CFPs


1. Special Session on Onomastics

Joint Meeting
American Name Society
Linguistic Society of America

January 7-10, 1999
Westin Bonaventure Hotel
Los Angeles, California

Send an abstract of 100-200 words (20-minute paper) to

Professor Donald M. Lance
Department of English
l07 Tate Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri 65211

Abstracts may be submitted by e-mail to Donald M. Lance

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: August 25, 1998

2. Annual Meeting--American Name Society

Dec. 27-30, 1998
San Francisco
Parc55 Hotel

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, geographical, 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, VP, American Name Society. Submission as part of an email message
(not an attachment) is preferred .

The postal address is Eastern Washington University, MS-25, Cheney, WA
99004 or Fax: 509-359-4269.

Notification by September 20. Abstracts of all papers presented will be
printed in "Proceedings."