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Mini-Conference: "DARE and American Dictionaries"

Please check out our Spring/Summer 2012 Newsletter for more photos and a full report on both the mini-conference and shindy. All photos are credited to George E. Hall unless otherwise specified. Other links regarding the events are listed at the bottom of this page.

"DARE and American Dictionaries" Mini-Conference

The standing-room-only crowd, made up of UW students and faculty, Madison community members, lexicographic colleagues from across the country, and DARE fans from far and wide, were treated to talks by Simon Winchester (above left), Michael Adams (below left), and Erin McKean (below right). 

Below: Erin McKean and Simon Winchester with Jesse Sheidlower  Photo courtesy of Peter Sokolowski

  Below: Senior Editor Luanne von Schneidemesser with Board of Visitors member Cindie Moore

Other Mini-Conference and Shindy Links:

DSNA Newsletter, Spring 2012: "On Beyond Zydeco...," Katherine Isaacs

Mr. Verb: "Of physics and philatelism: Erin McKean at the DARE conference"

The Chronicle of Higher Education: "A Shindy for 'DARE', "  Allan Metcalf

University of Wisconsin–Madison News: "DARE celebrates completion at 'shindy'," Stacy Forster



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