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): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Ling & Literature;
Call Deadline: 15-Jun-2010
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.
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
The languages of the Conference will be English and Polish.
The conference proceedings will be published by Naukowe Wydawnictwo Piotrkowskie
(Piotrkow Academic Publishers).
The deadline for outline proposals is 15 June 2010. Please send a short
abstract, accompanied by your name and institutional affiliation, in the *.doc
or *pdf format, to akwiatuni.lodz.pl. Notification of acceptance will be sent
by 20 June.
The conference fee will be 60 EURO. Detailed information about accommodation and
its costs will follow in the next circular.
We will be happy to answer any of your questions. Contact addresses: Alina
Kwiatkowska: akwiatuni.lodz.pl; Agnieszka Stanecka akociebainteria.pl
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