Wednesday, 28 December
320. Bicentennial of American Dictionaries
7:15–8:30 p.m., Kennedy, Marriott
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Lexicography
Presiding: John M. Morse, Merriam-Webster Inc.
1. “‘For the Glory of My Country’: The Image of America in Webster’s Dictionary and Lieber’s Encyclopedia Americana,” Kirsten L. Belgum, Univ. of Texas, Austin
2. “Noah Porter and His Dictionaries: Webster’s 1864 and 1890,” Joanne Despres, Merriam-Webster Inc.
3. “Raising the Titanic: Prospects for Reviving the Century Dictionary,” Jeffrey Triggs, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
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