ANS Panel on Literary Onomastics at the Modern Language Association Conference, Austin, TX, January 8, 2016

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”.2000px-Texas_flag_map.svg

Three papers will be presented during this event:

  1. Linguistic Imperialism in Doctor Dolittle (to be presented by Jonathan Rey Lee
  2. Screen Names: Names and the Limits of the Human in Don DeLillo’s The Body Artist (Candace Caraco)
  3. 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.