Call for Papers: Science-Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Names

Call for Papers – Deadline 15 April 2015.

Special Issue of NAMES: A Journal of Onomastics devoted to
Names, Science-Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

The American Name Society is currently inviting abstracts
for scientific papers providing an analysis of the names found in
contemporary and classic literary works of science-fiction, fantasy,
or horror.… Read More “Call for Papers: Science-Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Names”

Presidential Greeting

Dear ANS Members,
During the January 2015 annual meeting in Portland, Oregon, I had the honor of accepting the nomination to become the new President of the ANS.  Within this capacity, I have set many goals.  Chief among them is doing everything within my power to improve the services which ANS members receive, increase the public visibility of our society, and support the onomastic research community.… Read More “Presidential Greeting”

Award for Best Article in Names: A Journal of Onomastics 2011

2011. Carol G. Lombard, The University of the Free State (Bloemfontein, South Africa), for her article entitled “The Sociocultural Significance of Niitsitapi Personal Names: An Ethnographic Analysis,” published in Names: A Journal of Onomastics 59(1): 42–51.

Award Committee: Michael McGoff, John Algeo, Dwan Shipley… Read More “Award for Best Article in Names: A Journal of Onomastics 2011”