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11th Humor Research Conference 2021

Friday and Saturday, February 26-27, 2021 | Texas A&M University-Commerce, Commerce, TX

The Humor Research Conference is a student-organized international multidisciplinary all-plenary event dedicated to the study of humor in all its facets.  Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic situation, the 11th annual Humor Research Conference (HRC) 2021 will be live-broadcast on the web.

The conference is student-friendly and invites submissions on any topic in humor studies, including and not restricted to literary studies, psychology, folklore, sociology, computer science, and linguistics.

Call for Papers: 

Papers consist of a standard 20-minute presentation, plus 5 minutes Q\A; posters consist of a deck of slides (10-15 max), which will be uploaded to the conference web site a week before the conference and of a Q&A slot during the conference. Panels or workshops can be organized as preferred, within the 90 minutes slot. No double panels please.

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), or workshop (90 minutes).

Submission Email: HRC@tamuc.edu

Faculty sponsors,

Salvatore Attardo, PhD
Professor

Department of Literature and Languages

Christian F. Hempelmann, PhD
Associate Professor of Computational Linguistics
Director, Ontological Semantic Technology Lab

Department of Literature and Languages


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Deadline: January 8th

  • 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, provide a title.
  • Panels of 3 papers (90 minutes)
  • Workshops (90 minutes)
  • Submission email: HRC@tamuc.edu
  • Any topic in humor research is welcome, including and not restricted to literary studies, psychology, sociology, and linguistics.

Important Dates :

  • Submission Dates
    • Deadline: January 8, 2021
    • Acceptance Notification: January 15, 2021

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Register

Registration is FREE!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/11th-humor-research-conference-2021-tickets-125077483119

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Schedule

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

It will be posted soon

CONFERENCE VENUE

The conference will be held online only.

Please check Instructions To Join Conference Online (PDF)

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Contact Us
All questions and inquiries can be directed to HRC@tamuc.edu 

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THIS CONFERENCE IS FULLY STUDENT ORGANIZED.

STUDENTS

Reza Panahi (preza@leomail.tamuc.edu)

John Gibbons (John.Gibbons@tamuc.edu)

Joshua Jordan (jjordan19@leomail.tamuc.edu)

FACULTY ADVISORS

Christian F. Hempelmann

Department of Literature & Languages, Texas A&M-Commerce

c.hempelmann@tamuc.edu

Salvatore Attardo

Department of Literature & Languages, Texas A&M-Commerce

salvatore.attardo@tamuc.edu

For more information about student organizers and faculty advisors, visit the Applied Linguistics Laboratory website.


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