Friday, 28 December
259. 150 Years of the Oxford English Dictionary
1:45–3:00 p.m., Atlanta, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Lexicography
1. “George Eliot’s Neologisms,” George Griffith, Chadron State Coll.
2. “Reclaiming Words: What It Means for the OED,” Anne Curzan, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
3. “Dictionaries, ‘the Dictionary,’ and the OED: Folk Perspectives on the Oxford English Dictionary,” Erin M. McKean, Verbatim: The Language Quarterly
Respondent: Jesse Sheidlower, Oxford Univ. Press