LINGUIST List 26.4860

Mon Nov 02 2015

Calls: Discourse Analysis, General Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 30-Oct-2015
From: Kiki Hempelmann <>
Subject: 6th International Humor Conference in Texas
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Full Title: 6th International Humor Conference in Texas
Short Title: HRC

Date: 19-Feb-2016 - 21-Feb-2016
Location: Dallas, TX, USA
Contact Person: Kiki Hempelmann
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2016

Meeting Description:

The 6th annual Humor Research Conference (HRC) 2016 in Texas will take place as an international multidisciplinary all-plenary 3-day event at Texas A&M—Commerce’s location in Downtown Dallas, TX.

Call for Papers:

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:

Any topic in humor research is welcome, including and not restricted to literary studies, psychology, sociology, and linguistics.

Important Dates:

- Early submission deadline: December 4, 2015
- Early acceptance notification: December 11, 2015
[for those who need to plan travel]
- Late submission deadline: January 8, 2016
- Late submission deadline: January 15, 2016
[for local participants or those who can plan their travel late]

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