The May 2003 issue of the Newsletter of the American Dialect Society, downloadable in pdf format here (192K), details the programs of the four regional meetings of the Society, to be held this October and November. Among other matters, it also issues a final call for proposals for the ADS Annual Meeting in January, announces new books by ADS members, invites help with obscure words for the Dictionary of American Regional English, and has a report from our delegate to the American Council of Learned Societies.
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January 2003 Newsletter (172K) of the American Dialect Society. It reports on the recent Annual Meeting in Atlanta and announces meetings and calls for papers for the rest of 2003. There is also the customary request for help from the Dictionary of American Regional English in determining the meanings and regional usage of obscure words.