ANS Special Panel at the 2023 MLA Conference

The American Name Society is pleased to annnouce that it will be hosting a special panel at the 2023 Modern Language Association Conference.  The conference will be held from the 5th to the 8th of January in San Francisco, California.  The theme of the ANS panel is "Revealing Names and Shifting Identities in Contemporary US American Literature".  Four papers in literary onomastics will be presented during this special event.  The paper abstracts and presenter bios are provided below.


NAMES Call for Papers: Ukrainian Names and Naming

In celebration of Ukrainian culture, history, and language, a call for abstract proposals is being issued for a Special Issue of NAMES on Ukrainian Names and Naming.  All name types and methods of research are welcome.  However, all proposals must include a clearly articulated theoretical framework as well as well-defined research question(s) and a preliminary list of references. Topics for proposed papers include but are by no means limited to the following: controversies in Ukrainian naming policies and practices; Ukrainian names and naming as acts of resistance; Ukrainian names and naming at home and in exile; contested place names in Ukraine.