Upcoming ISHS Conference
31st Annual Conference of the International Society for Humor Studies Conference,
June 24 to June 29, 2019, University of Texas at Austin.
For more information, visit the Conference at https://www.tamuc.edu/ishs2019 or write to the Conference Organizer, Christian Hempelmann at C.email@example.com.
Upcoming Annual, Biennial, and Quadrennial
International Conference on Verbal Humor, October 23-25, 2019, University of Alicante, Spain. The GRIALE research group at the University of Alicante is pleased to announce the upcoming International Conference on Verbal Humor (CIVH). This conference is intended to bring together different approaches to humor, to share the latest linguistics research on humor, and to create new research bonds among the scholars. The Conference welcomes proposals for original papers, written either in Spanish or English. The humor research topics for presentation include, but are not limited to (a) gender and identity, (b) linguistic elements, (c) acquisition, (d) text genres, (e) pragmatice inference, (f) teaching and learning, (g) irony, (h) digitial discourse, and (i) translation. The deadline for proposal submissions is March 31, 2019. For more information, visit the Conference website at http://griale.dfelg.ua.es/cihv2019/en/homepage/, or contact the Conference Convener at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recent Annual and Biennial Conferences
Fifth International Gelological Congress, May 29-June 1, 2019, St. Petersburg, Russia. The fifth International Gelological Congress will focus on the communicative potential of humor and laughter, but also the communicative ambivalence of laughter as a phenomenon, building and destroying communication. The Congress will not only focus on interpersonal communication, but also on intercultural, transcultural, cross-cultural communication, sociology of laughter, the fear of laughter, tomfoolery, laughing aggression, communicative aspects, and social genesis of laughter. The Congress invites participants from sociology, social philosophy, psychology, sociolinguistics, folkloristics, literary criticism and others. Interested participant should submit registration materials by October 1, 2018, and paper abstracts (up to 1000 words) by February 25, 2019. For more information, contact the congress chair Sergei Troitckii at email@example.com.
Thirty-Second Annual Conference of the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor, April 4-9, 2019, Chicago, Illinois. The theme of the 32nd AATH Conference will be Too Soon: The Timing of Humor. Conference discounts are available to ISHS members. For more information, visit the AATH Conference page at http://www.aath.org.
Forty-Fifth Annual Meeting of The Association for the Study of Play, March 13-16, 2019, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA. The 45th Annual Meeting of The Association for the Study of Play will be held from March 13 to March 16, 2019 at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The 2019 TASP Conference will be held jointly with the International Play Association. The Call for Papers for the 2019 TASP Conference is open until December 5, 2018, and paper proposals can be submitted through the conference website, www.tasplay.org/about-us/conference. For more information, contact the conference organizer, Smita Mathur at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Twenty-Fifth AHSN Colloquium, February 6-8, 2019, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. The 25th Colloquium
of the Australasian Humour Studies Network (AHSN) will be convened
by Kerry Mullan, Craig Batty, and Sharon Andrews of RMIT University and Justine Sless of La Trobe University. The colloquium theme will be Humour in all its Forms:
On Screen, On the Page, On Stage, On Air, Online. For general information, contact email@example.com or visit the AHSN website at http://www.sydney.edu.au/humourstudies.
Twelfth Annual Conference of the Lighthearted Philosophers' Society, October 12-13, 2018, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, California. The Lighthearted Phliosophers Society will hold its annual conference in Santa Barbara, California. The deadline for submissions is June 15 with acceptance notifications send by July 15. Details on how to register and submit papers for the conference can be found at https://philevents.org/event/show/41366. For additional conference information, you can write to the conference organizers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eighteenth Annual Conference of the International Society for Luso-Hispanic Humor Studies,
October 24-26, 2017, Universidad de Santiago, Chile. The International
Society for Luso-Hispanic Humor Studies will hold its 18th Annual
Conference on the campus of the University of Santiago in Chile.
For more Conference and Society information, visit the ISLHHS page on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ISLHHS/ or the Conference
organizers at email@example.com.
Seventh Texas Humor Research Conference,
March 9-11, 2017, Dallas Center of Texas A & M University–Commerce,
Texas, USA. The 7th Texas Humor Research Conference invited
submissions for an international multidisciplinary three day conference in
Dallas, Texas. The conference included an opening
session and reception, paper sessions, panels,
posters, and workshops. Paper submissions were sent to CHSSA@tamuc.edu.
For more information,
contact the Conference Organizers, Christian Hempelmann at firstname.lastname@example.org or Elisa Gironzetti at email@example.com,
or visit the Conference
website. ISHS Endorsed Conference.
Third Taboo Conference, September 20-21, 2016, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain. The theme of the 3rd Taboo Conference was Taboo Humour: Language, Culture, Society, and the Media. For information, visit the Conference webpage at https://portal.upf.edu/web/taco/home.
Fourth LAFAL Symposium,
University of Lódz, Poland, March 17-18, 2016, The theme of the fourth LAFAL symposium was “Theoretical Issues in Humour: Building Bridges across Disciplines.” The symposium provided a forum for linguists who are interested in concepts and language issues of relevance to humor research. Plenary Speakers were Alexander Brock, Raymond Gibbs, James Mahon, Limor Shifman, and Francisco Yus.