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North East Texas Humor Research Conference
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NETHRC Meeting Friday, September 30th
All sessions are in Room 209 (Visions) of the Sam Rayburn Student Center

9:30 - 12:00 Registration

10:00 – 10:30 Salvatore Attardo, TAMU - Commerce
                          Intentionality and irony.

10:30 - 11:00 Sergio Pizziconi, TAMU – Commerce
                          Language variety-based humorous effect in advertising: a proposal for
                          an analytical grid of linguistic and marketing variables.

11:00-2:00 Break. Lunch on your own.
                          (11:00-11:40 Armadillo Plenary: Kathleen McDermott).

2:00-5:00 Registration

2:00 – 2:30 Audrey Adams, TAMU - Commerce
                          Prosodic features during humor production in autism spectrum disorders

2:30 – 3:00 Laura Di Ferrante, TAMU - Commerce
                          Stereotypes and humor: a pragmatic model

3:00- 3:30 Break

3:30-5:00 Victor Raskin, Purdue University and Salvatore Attardo, TAMU - Commerce
                          A roundtable on the GTVH/OSTH.

5:00 – 6:00 Poster session
                          Rachel Hull, Sumerya Tosun, and Jyostna Vaid, TAMU
                          Cognitive Basis of Humor production: an experimental inquiry
                          Southern Methodist Students posters

6:00 Gather for car pool to restaurant (Room 209 Visions)

6:30 Dinner @ Shumardii Restaurant, Greenville, TX
                          Saturday, October 1st

9:00 – 12:00 Registration

9:30 – 10:00 Owen Lynch, Southern Methodist University
                          Humorous Ethnography: The study of organizational culture through
                          everyday humor.

10:00- 10:30 Break

10:30 – 11:00 Diana Popa, Dunarea de Jos University of Galati
                          Microspaces of power in imagined spaces. The case of Romania.

11:00-1:00 Lunch Break on your own
                          Computational humor panel: OSTH reformulations of GTVH phenomena.

1:00-1:30 Victor Raskin, Purdue University
                          How to calculate script opposition?

1:30-2:00 Christian Hempelmann, Riverglass Inc.
                          Formal Logic of the not-so-Logical Mechanism

2:00 – 2:30 Julia Taylor, Purdue University
                          Computational humor: what do the numbers really mean?