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UPDATED 1/7/16: Schedule and Abstracts for 2016 Annual Meeting in D.C.

January 7th, 2016 § Comments Off on UPDATED 1/7/16: Schedule and Abstracts for 2016 Annual Meeting in D.C. § permalink

From Thursday, January 7, through Sunday, January 10, 2016, the American Dialect Society will hold its annual meeting at the new Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C., hosted as usual by the Linguistic Society of America. The theme is “Dialect and innovation at the turn of the 21st century.” 

This page will be updated with new information up through the start of the conference. Cancellations are indicated in the documents above.

Nominating Committee Report

December 23rd, 2015 § Comments Off on Nominating Committee Report § permalink

The American Dialect Society nominating committee (Luanne von Schneidemesser, chair; Jesse Sheidlower, Betsy Evans) proposes:

Member of the Executive Council for four-year term 2016-2019: Kirk Hazen, University of West Virginia.

Additional nominations may be made by a petition signed by at least ten members in good standing, to be received by the Executive Secretary by December 31.

The new member takes office after the conclusion of the 2016 Annual Meeting.

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