The Canadian Society for the Study of Names (CSSN) / Société canadienne d’onomastique (SCO) will hold their annual meeting as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Canada, May 30-31, 2020, at Western University in London, Ontario.
The theme of the 2020 Congress is “Bridging Divides,” but papers on any onomastic topic are welcome:
- Personal names (e.g. family names, nicknames, naming trends and systems, etc.)
- Place names (e.g. streets, settlements, rural names, rivers, etc.)
- Names in literature
- Names in society (e.g. identity, power, perceptions, attitudes, forms of address, etc.)
- Names and linguistic landscape (e.g. public road signs, advertising billboard signs, street signs, commercial shop signs, etc.)
Presentations are allotted 20 minutes, with an additional 10 minutes for questions and discussion. Please submit an abstract of 150-250 words, including the title of your paper and indicate whether you would like your paper to be considered for this year’s special panel.
Please email your abstract to: <email@example.com>
Please see the official call for papers for more details.
DEADLINE: Proposals must be received by February 1st, 2020.