On the 8th of January 2016, the ANS will be hosting a special panel on literary onomastics during the annual conference of the Modern Language Association (MLA) in Austin, Texas. The title of this year’s panel is “Names in the Literary Workplace”.
Three papers will be presented during this event:
- Linguistic Imperialism in Doctor Dolittle (to be presented by Jonathan Rey Lee
- Screen Names: Names and the Limits of the Human in Don DeLillo’s The Body Artist (Candace Caraco)
- Naming and the Work of Revolution: Julia Alvarez’s In the Time of the Butterflies (Christine De Vinne).
The official scientific abstracts for this event can be found here.
The panel will take place from 10:15am to 11:30am, in the Austin Convention Center.