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LINGUIST List 21.3007

Wed Jul 21 2010

Calls: Disc Analysis, Ling & Lit, Pragmatics/Poland

Editor for this issue: Di Wdzenczny <dilinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Alina Kwiatkowska, Humor - Theories.Applications.Practices

Message 1: Humor - Theories.Applications.Practices
Date: 20-Jul-2010
From: Alina Kwiatkowska <akwiatuni.lodz.pl>
Subject: Humor - Theories.Applications.Practices
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Full Title: Humor - Theories.Applications.Practices
Short Title: HumorTAP

Date: 20-Sep-2010 - 22-Sep-2010
Location: Piotrkow, Poland
Contact Person: Alina Kwiatkowska
Meeting Email: akwiatuni.lodz.pl

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Ling & Literature; Pragmatics

Call Deadline: 05-Sep-2010

Meeting Description:

Third Conference
Humo- Theories Applications Practices
20-22 September 2008
Jan Kochanowski University in Piotrkow Trybunalski
English Philology Department

The organizing committee: Prof. Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk, Prof.
Alina Kwiatkowska, Dr Agnieszka Stanecka, Dr Irena Czwenar

Call For Papers

We invite linguists, literary scholars, psychologists, and other researchers
whose academic interests incorporates humor in the broadest sense of the
term, to take part in the third edition of our conference. The following are
some suggestions for the possible presentation topics:

Theories of humor, humor and creativity, allusion, ambiguity, paradox,
parody, ''nonsense'', satire, political humor (including political correctness),
humor in advertising, humorous cartoons, comic strips, Internet humor,
humor and stereotypes, humor and cultural differences, gender and humor,
the psychology of humor, humor and translation, wordplay, humorous
fiction, humorous poetry, slang, wit, joke patterns, humorous riddles,
children's humor, classroom humor... etc.

The languages of the Conference will be English and Polish.
The conference proceedings will be published by Naukowe Wydawnictwo
Piotrkowskie (Piotrkow Academic Publishers).

This call will be open until 5 September 2010. Please send a short abstract,
accompanied by your name and institutional affiliation, in the *.doc or *pdf
format, to akwiatuni.lodz.pl.

The conference fee is 60 EURO. Detailed information on accommodation
and its costs will be provided in a separae circular.

We will be happy to answer any of your questions. Contact addresses:
Alina Kwiatkowska: akwiatuni.lodz.pl; Agnieszka Stanecka
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