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LINGUIST List 24.43

Tue Jan 08 2013

Calls: General Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

Date: 07-Jan-2013
From: Christian Hempelmann <c.hempelmanntamuc.edu>
Subject: 3rd North East Texas Humor Research Conference
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Full Title: 3rd North East Texas Humor Research Conference
Short Title: NETHRC

Date: 22-Feb-2013 - 24-Feb-2013
Location: Dallas, TX, USA
Contact Person: Christian F. Hempelmann
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.tamuc.edu/humor

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 09-Jan-2013

Meeting Description:

3rd North East Texas Humor Research Conference (NETHRC) 2013
Humor in the Professions, Psychology, Pedagogy: Intercultural Perspectives
February 22-24, 2013 | Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas

Hosted by:

The Division of Communication Studies
SMU Meadows Schools of the Arts

The College of Humanities, Social Sciences & Arts
Texas A&M-Commerce

The 3rd North East Texas Humor Research Conference 2013 invites submissions for a multidisciplinary 3-day conference in Dallas, TX. The conference theme is ‘Humor in the Professions, Psychology, Pedagogy: Intercultural Perspectives.’ NETHRC 2013 will include an opening plenary roundtable and reception, paper sessions, panels, posters, and workshops.

Conference Fee:

$40 preregistration by January 22, 2013 ($50 on site)
$20 for students (please provide proof of student status)

Conference fee includes conference refreshments, Friday night reception, Saturday lunch, and Saturday dinner for students.

Address for Preregistration Checks:

College of Humanities, Social Sciences & Arts
P.O. Box 3011
Texas A&M University-Commerce
Commerce, TX 75429-3011


Holiday Inn Dallas Central - Park Cities
6070 North Expressway, Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 750-6060

- $95/night if booked by February 8, 2013
- Group reservation code: Humor Conference
- Booking link: http://ichotelsgroup.com/redirect?path=rates&brandCode=HI&GPC=HUM&hotelCode=DFWHI&_PMID=99801505
- 0.8 mi from campus
- Hotel offers breakfast and a shuttle to the SMU campus.
- If you’re a student interested in sharing a room, please email: CHSSAtamuc.edu.
- Closer and more expensive rooms are available at the Lumen: http://www.hotellumen.com/

Conference Venue:

Umphrey Lee Center, 3300 Dyer Street, SMU campus

Call for Papers:

The deadline has been extended to January 9, 2013, 11:59pm Central. Notifications of acceptance will now be sent by January 15, 2013

While submissions on the theme are strongly encouraged, all submission in humor research are welcome.

Please submit:

- Abstract for general submission (up to 250 words; plus 1 extra page for images, references, etc.); indicate if paper (20m + Q/A) or poster or either.
- Panels of 3 papers (90 minutes)
- Workshops (90 minutes)
- Submission email: CHSSAtamuc.edu

Important Dates:

January 9, 2013: Submission deadline
January 15, 2013: Notification of acceptance
January 22, 2013: Preregistration deadline
February 8, 2013: Deadline for special hotel rate

Conference Organizers:

Christian F. Hempelmann, Ph. D.
Department of Literature & Languages
Texas A&M-Commerce
Hall of Languages
Commerce, TX 75429

Owen Hanley Lynch, Ph. D.
Communication Studies
Meadows School of the Arts
Southern Methodist University
Umphrey Lee Building
Dallas, TX 75275

Program Committee:

Salvatore Attardo, Texas A&M-Commerce
Sean Guillory, Dartmouth
Christian F. Hempelmann, Texas A&M-Commerce
Owen Hanley Lynch, SMU
Lucy Pickering, Texas A&M-Commerce
Jyotsna Vaid, Texas A&M-College Station

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