Date: Sat, 28 Jan 1995 12:26:00 CST


Subject: names

NAMES, the Journal of the American Name Society, invites

manuscripts on names and their roles in society. NAMES

publishes articles and notes of general, regional and theoretical

interest as well as the results of specialized research in

onomastics. Appropriate studies may deal with aspects of personal

names, place names, names in literature or specialized names and

naming, in historical or contemporary contexts. NAMES is a fully-

refereed journal, now in its 42nd year of continuous publication.

Articles appearing in recent issues include:

Games with Names in Midnight's Children'

Objectional Sport Team Designations

Male College Nicknames in the 1950s

Naming Patterns of Recent Immigrants to Israel

Reading the 'Deep Talk' of Literary Names and Naming

The In-House Honorifics of Lewis and Clark

Changing Names on Peruvian Trucks

Requests for further information, for sample copies of NAMES,

books for review and manuscripts for consideration (three

copies of articles, one copy of notes) should be sent to

Edward Callary, Editor, NAMES

English Department, Northern Illinois University

DeKalb Il 60115