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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.

Call for nominations for presidential honorary memberships

October 19th, 2015 § Comments Off on Call for nominations for presidential honorary memberships § permalink

American Dialect Society members are invited to nominate outstanding students for a Presidential Honorary Membership. Each year the ADS president awards three of these memberships. Recipients are given four years of complimentary membership and recognition at the annual luncheon, which will be held in Washington, D.C. in January 2016.

Any student, graduate or undergraduate, is eligible. Any ADS member may nominate a candidate by sending an explanatory letter of recommendation to President Robert Bayley at rjbayley@ucdavis.edu. Relevant attachments may be included with the recommendation.

The deadline is October 30, 2015

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