Erin McKean
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ERIN McKEAN likes to call herself a Dictionary Evangelist. She is the CEO of the new online dictionary Wordnik. She was the editorial manager for the Thorndike-Barnhart Dictionaries at Pearson Scott Foresman, and was recently the editor-in-chief of the New Oxford American Dictionary, 2nd edition. She has served on the board of the Dictionary Society of North America and on the editorial board for its journal, Dictionaries. She is the author of Weird and Wonderful Words, More Weird and Wonderful Words, Totally Weird and Wonderful Words, and That’s Amore (also about words).


Lectures:

panel
flag Will there still be dictionaries in 2020?
as author at  Electronic lexicography in the 21st century: new applications for new users (eLex2011),
together with: Simon Krek (moderator), Adam Kilgarriff, Carole Tiberius, Magali Paquot, Michael Rundell, Piek Vossen,
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  panel
flag Will there still be dictionaries in 2020?
as author at  Electronic lexicography in the 21st century: new applications for new users (eLex2011),
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keynote
flag Wordnik: Notes from an Online Dictionary Project
as author at  Electronic lexicography in the 21st century: new applications for new users (eLex2011),
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