Women and Lexicography (MLA 2012, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Lindsay Rose Russell
contact email: 
russellr@uw.edu

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.

cfp categories: 
american
bibliography_and_history_of_the_book
eighteenth_century
ethnicity_and_national_identity
gender_studies_and_sexuality
humanities_computing_and_the_internet
interdisciplinary
rhetoric_and_composition
twentieth_century_and_beyond