The ANS is inviting abstract submissions for the 2017 annual conference to be held in conjunction with the Linguistic Society of America from January 5-8th, 2017 in Austin, TX. Abstracts in any area of onomastic research are welcome. The deadline for receipt of abstracts is June 30, 2016. [read more]
About the ANS
The American Name Society was founded in 1951 to promote onomastics, the study of names and naming practices, both in the United States and abroad. It is a non-profit organization that seeks to find out what really is in a name, and to investigate cultural insights, settlement history, and linguistic characteristics revealed in names.
Become a Member
Focusing on the understanding of names in all forms, the Society provides members with several vehicles for the discussion and publication of onomastic theory, views and concepts: our annual meeting in conjunction with the Linguistic Society of America, regional meetings, and a subscription to NAMES: A Journal of Onomastics. [read more]