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Notes on Contributors Garland Cannon does research on the English language (history , structure, word-formation, and borrowings) and Sir William Jones. His latest book is Japanese Contributions to the English Language: An Historical Dictionary (1996). Persian Contributions to the English Language : An Historical Dictionary, co-authored with Alan S. Kaye and the fourth book in a series on borrowings into English over the centuries, will appear in 2001. He has been a fellow at both Oxford and Cambridge Universities. Anne Curzan is assistant professor of English at the University of Washington. Her research and teaching focus primarily on the history of English, as well as gender and language; she has also published articles on lexicography and corpus linguistics. Her co-authored teaching guide for graduate students, First Day to Final Gradéis forthcoming from the University of Michigan Press. Edward Gates has been editor of the DSNA Newsbtter and both Secretary-Treasurer and President of DSNA. He was on the editorial staff of Webster's Third New International Dictionary and Webster's Seventh New Colbgiate Dictionary, and he was co-editor of the Dictionary ofIdioms for the Deaf. He has also written a monograph on Biblical lexicography and articles on lexicographic training and the lexicographic treatment of idioms. He co-edited a collection of papers on lexicography and dictionary collecting. While Professor of English at Indiana State University , he developed a master's degree program in lexicography. Wayne Glowka is Professor of English at Georgia College & State University and the editor of "Among the New Words" for American Speech. He does research in both linguistics and literature and is currently finishing a verse translation of Wace's Roman de Brut and a study of notions of manhood in the Middle Ages. Keith C. Hendrix is an assistant editor for the journal Arts & Letters. His work has appeared in Cymbals, American Speech, and Algonquin. He reads his Winston SeniorDictionary in his spare time. Brenda K. Lester is a graduate student at Georgia College & State Unversity. SamuelJohnson is her hero, and she collects dictionaries as a hobby. She isjunior editor of "Among the New Words" for American Speech and hopes to make a career in lexicography . Elijah Scott was sidetracked by an M.S. in Information Science but has returned to his first love as a graduate student in Eng- 192Notes on Contributors lish literature. In his spare time, he entertains himself by restoring classic Chrysler Imperials. John M. Sirmans lives with his wife, Claire, near Macon, Georgia, where he works as a carver of architectural details . After completing his M.A., he plans to pursue a Ph.D. in English. Reinhard Hartmann is Reader in Applied Linguistics and Director of the Dictionary Research Centre in the School of English, University of Exeter ( Co-author of a Dictionary ofLanguage and Linguistics (1972) and a Dictionary of Lexicography (1998, reviewed in this volume) , he has numerous publications in applied linguistics and lexicography, most recently on the user perspective in dictionary research. His book Teaching and Researching Lexicography is due to be published by Longman-Pearson in 2000. He founded the European Association for Lexicography on the occasion of the LEXeter '83 conference and will host the 10th EURALEX Congress at Exeter in 2002. Erin McKean is a lexicographer and editor at Scott Foresman /Addison Wesley. She is also editor of Verbatim: The Language Quarterly . She has wanted to be a lexicographer since she was eight years old. Lynda Mugglestone is Senior Fellow in English Language and Literature at Pembroke College, Oxford University, and New International Lecturer in Language and Communication. She has published widely on language and language-related issues, and is author of 'Talking Proper': The Rise ofAccent as Social Symbol (1995) and editor of Lexicography and the OED: Pioneers in the Untrodden Forest' (2000); she is currently working on another book on the OED, to be published by Yale University Press in 2002. M. Lynne Murphy has recently become Lecturer in Linguistics in the School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences at the University of Sussex. While organizing the forum published here, she was Assistant Professor of English at Baylor University. Her research is concerned with paradigmatic lexical relations...


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