9th Humor Research Conference 2019

A Dual-Modality Conference

Theme: Language and Humor

Friday, March 29, 2019 | Texas A&M University-Commerce | David Talbot Hall of Languages, Commerce, TX

The 9th annual Humor Research Conference (HRC) 2019 is a dual-modality conference, that is it will take place at Texas A&M—Commerce's main campus in Commerce, TX and will be simultaneous live-broadcast on the web. Our goal is to promote a sustainable future through a cost-efficient and energy-saving green conference.
A live Zoom link will be available on the day of the conference for those who have registered.
The Humor Research Conference is a student-organized international multidisciplinary all-plenary event dedicated to the study of humor in all its facets.
Students (or other scholars) may submit "e-poster" abstracts for the poster session, which will take place online. E-posters will be available online the day before the conference and presenters will have a 5-10 minute Q&A slot, in which attendees may ask questions or provide suggestions. Posters do not include a presentation. E-posters consist of a maximum of 10 "slides" in .ppt or .pdf format and will be posted on the conference website. Deadline for final submission of posters is one week prior to the conference.
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Deadline: March 1st

  • 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: March 1st
    • Acceptance Notification: March 15th

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Register

Registration is FREE!

More information to added soon.

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Schedule

Conference Schedule

Coming soon!

Conference Venue:

David Talbot Hall of Languages
Texas A&M University-Commerce
Commerce, TX
Building B16 on Campus map
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Conference Accommodations:

Magnuson Hotel
2207 Culver St
Commerce, TX, 75428
(903) 886-4777

FREE crash spaces available - contact HRC@tamuc.edu 

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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

Shelby Miller (Organizer)

Sendy Monarrez (Website/Scheduling/Program)

Meichan Huang (Submissions)

Nabiha El Khatib

Hilal Ergül

Masoumeh Razzaghi

Sarvenaz Balali

Tawnya Smith

Mark Haslett

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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