MLA 2015

MLA 2015

Vancouver, BC

Names in Works of Fantasy and Science Fiction

Program arranged by the American Name Society

Presiding: Luke Maynard, Univ. of Western Ontario

  1. “The Ring Only Serves Onomaster: Reconciling the Dual Naming Traditions of Tolkien’s Middle-Earth,” Luke Maynard
  2. “Ayn Rand’s Anthem: Self-Naming and Individualism,” Shoshana Milgram Knapp, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.
  3. “Speak His Name and All Is Done: Tribe Names, Soul Names, and Kennings in Wendy and Richard Pini’s Elfquest,” Kayla Kreuger McKinney, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown