Women and Lexicography (MLA 2012, Seattle)

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Lindsay Rose Russell
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Call for papers: Lexicography Discussion Group session, MLA 2012, Seattle

The MLA Discussion Group on Lexicography invites proposals that address the roles of women in lexicography. Papers may discuss the representation of women in dictionary projects, the participation of women in creating or using word lists, or associated topics (female domestic partners or relations of prominent male dictionary makers, literary representations of women lexicographers, feminist critiques of individual dictionaries or lexicographical practices, technical dictionaries of women's work, language ideologies surrounding women and lexicon).

All speakers must be members of the MLA by April 1, 2011. Abstracts to Lindsay Rose Russell (russellr@uw.edu) by March 15, 2011.