Humor in Interaction

Author: Neal R. Norrick,Delia Chiaro

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9027254273

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 238

View: 1630

The occasioning of self-disclosure humor / Susan M. Ervin-Tripp & Martin Lampert -- Direct address as a resource for humor / Neal R. Norrick & Claudia Bubel -- An interactional approach to irony development / Helga Kotthoff -- Multimodal and intertextual humor in the media reception situation : the case of watching football on TV / Cornelia Gerhardt -- Using humor to do masculinity at work / Stephanie Schnurr & Janet Holmes -- Boundary-marking humor : institutional, gender, and ethnic demarcation in the workplace / Bernadette Vine ... [et al.] Impolite responses to failed humor / Nancy D. Bell -- Failed humor in conversation : a double voicing analysis / Béatrice Priego-Valverde

We Are Not Amused

Failed Humor in Interaction

Author: Nancy Bell

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 1501501585

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 194

View: 4549

Placing failed humor within the broader category of miscommunication and drawing on a range of conversational data, this text represents the first comprehensive study of failed humor. It provides a framework for classifying the types of failure that can occur, examines the strategies used by both speakers and hearers to avoid and manage failure, and highlights the crucial role humor plays in social identity and relationship management.

Learning and Using Conversational Humor in a Second Language During Study Abroad

Author: Rachel Shively

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 1614518610

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 286

View: 6720

This book examines the use of conversational humor in a second language in the context of study abroad. Using a longitudinal design, naturalistic interactions, and a language socialization framework, the study investigates the ways in which study abroad students develop in their production of humor in second language Spanish and discusses how those developments are the result of language learning processes grounded in social interaction.

Kommunikation und Humor

Author: Christoph Schubert

Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

ISBN: 3643119887

Category: Communication

Page: 170

View: 2367


Distributed, Ambient and Pervasive Interactions: Technologies and Contexts

6th International Conference, DAPI 2018, Held as Part of HCI International 2018, Las Vegas, NV, USA, July 15–20, 2018, Proceedings

Author: Norbert Streitz,Shin’ichi Konomi

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319911317

Category: Computers

Page: 381

View: 4689

This two volume set constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Distributed, Ambient and Pervasive Interactions, DAPI 2018, held as part of the 20th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2018, held in Las Vegas, NV, USA in July 2018. The total of 1171 papers and 160 posters presented at the 14 colocated HCII 2018 conferences. The papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 4346 submissions. These papers address the latest research and development efforts and highlight the human aspects of design and use of computing systems. The papers thoroughly cover the entire field of Human-Computer Interaction, addressing major advances in knowledge and effective use of computers in a variety of application areas.. TheLNCS 10921 and LNCS 10922 contains papers addressing the following major topics: Technologies and Contexts ( Part I) and Understanding Humans (Part IΙ)

Algorithms in Ambient Intelligence

Author: Wim Verhaegh,Emile Aarts,Jan Korst

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402017575

Category: Computers

Page: 341

View: 3899

This book is the outcome of a series of discussions at the Philips Symposium on Intelligent Algorithms, which was held in Eindhoven on December 2002. It contains many exciting and practical examples from this newly developing research field, which can be positioned at the intersection of computer science, discrete mathematics, and artificial intelligence. The examples include machine learning, content management, vision, speech, content augmentation, profiling, music retrieval, feature extraction, audio and video fingerprinting, resource management, multimedia servers, network scheduling, and IC design.

Cross-culturally Speaking, Speaking Cross-culturally

Author: Bert Peeters,Kerry Mullan,Christine Béal

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 1443855278

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 275

View: 3407

Did you know that, to get a job in Australia, it is important to use the right balance of informal and formal language during the interview? Did you know that student advising in Wu Chinese (spoken around Shanghai) is not a face-threatening activity, contrary to general perceptions about the nature of advice giving? Did you know that the use of minimal eye contact and flat intonation by Japanese speakers is interpreted by native English speakers as a lack of interest and willingness to communicate? Did you know that French and Australian English speakers show a surprising number of similarities in the way they use conversational humour in social visits? Think you know how to address your Italian lecturer or tutor? Think again! These are some of the findings arrived at in this exciting new collection of papers from an array of international scholars who represent different theoretical perspectives, but who all study communicative behaviour across languages and cultures, including English, French, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Wu Chinese. Adopting a comparative or cross-cultural approach, the majority of the contributions draw on authentic examples from a wide range of corpora, including social visits among friends, advising sessions involving recent high school graduates and/or their parents, simulated employment interviews and interactions involving second language learners. Contributions of a pedagogical approach offer practical assistance to the cross-cultural learner through a range of classroom activities. These include: a cross-linguistic comparison of conceptual metaphors; an applied ethnolinguistics framework; and ethnographic critical cultural awareness and reflexivity exercises. All of these activities are designed to equip the learner to study the communicative behaviours and cultural values of the target language. This edited volume is an important contribution to the growing body of work dedicated to better understanding the linguistic and pragmatic aspects of cross-cultural competence required for successful communication across cultural boundaries. It will appeal to readers interested in linguistics, interactional styles and communicative behaviour, cross-cultural pragmatics and intercultural communication.

Prosody and Humor

Author: Salvatore Attardo,Manuela Maria Wagner,Eduardo Urios-Aparisi

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9027271186

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

View: 1119

This is the first-ever book-length collection of articles on the subject of prosody and humor. The chapters are written by the recognized leaders in the field and present the cutting edge of the research in this new interdisciplinary field of study. The book covers a broad range of languages, using several theoretical approaches, ranging from cognitive semantic theories, to discourse analysis, and anthropology. All the contributions are anchored in instrumental empirical data analysis. The topics covered range from humor in conversation, to sitcom scripts, from riddles to intonation jokes, from irony in a laboratory setting to irony occurring in conversation, from friends’ conversations in France, to business meetings in rural Brazil. The unifying theme is the search for markers of the humorous or ironical intentions of the speakers or of the genre of interaction. Originally published in Pragmatics & Cognition 19:2 (2011) and 19:3 (2011).

Laughter in Interaction

The Discourse Function of Laughter in Writing Tutorials

Author: Mary Ruth Thompson Zdrojkowski

Publisher: N.A


Category: Conversation analysis

Page: 556

View: 7163


Translation, Humour and the Media

Translation and Humour

Author: Delia Chiaro

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1441140670

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 288

View: 3025

Translation studies and humour studies are disciplines that have been long established but have seldom been looked at in conjunction. This volume looks at the intersection of the two disciplines as found in the media -- on television, in film and in print. From American cable drama to Japanese television this collection shows the range and insight of contemporary cross-disciplinary approaches to humour and translation. Featuring a diverse and global range of contributors, this is a unique addition to existing literature in translation studies and it will appeal to a wide cross-section of scholars and postgraduates.

Humor in Contemporary Native North American Literature

Reimagining Nativeness

Author: Eva Gruber

Publisher: Camden House

ISBN: 9781571132574

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 266

View: 2322

Encompassing view of humor in recent Native North American literature, with particular focus on Native self-image and identity.

Conversational Joking

Humor in Everyday Talk

Author: Neal R. Norrick

Publisher: N.A


Category: Humor

Page: 175

View: 1317

"All of us inject puns, jokes, and wisecracks into our talk. This book investigates these and other forms of humor that enliven everyday conversation, examining the ways humor helps us break the ice, fill awkward silences, smooth the way for requests, and build group solidarity. Norrick demonstrates that an account of joking is a necessary part of any complete description of conversation. At the same time, he shows that conversation is the natural home of many forms of humor. We can understand these only if we can explain why and how they are used in everyday talk. Norrick's close study of joking provides new insights into both verbal humor and the nature of conversation." "Conversational Joking builds on recent developments in discourse analysis and linguistic pragmatics, and on current work in the study of humor, narrative, and social interaction. It provides a coherent perspective on conversational joking and makes a major contribution to our understanding of humor, conversation, and face-to-face interaction."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Online Teaching and Learning

Sociocultural Perspectives

Author: Carla Meskill

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441175784

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

View: 7468

Online Teaching and Learning shows how learning through the internet depends on complex human interactions for success. The text uses sociocultural theory as its foundational stance to empirically examine the dynamics of these interactions. It seeks to understand meaning making in all of its social, linguistic and cultural complexity. Each chapter examines how it is that culturally and historically situated meanings get negotiated through social mediation in online instructional venues. It extends the ways we think and talk about online teaching and learning.

Translation, Humour and Literature

Translation and Humour

Author: Delia Chiaro

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1441105778

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

View: 5798

Translation studies and humour studies are disciplines that have been long-established but seldom looked at in conjunction. This volume uses literature as the common ground and examines issues of translating humour within a range of different literary traditions. It begins with an analysis of humour and translation in every day life, including jokes and cross-cultural humour, and then moves on to looking at humour and translation in literature through the ages. Despite growing interest and a history of collaborative study, there has been little translation studies scholarship published in this area. This collection features a comprehensive introduction by the editor, which covers strategies and techniques for translating humour as well as the pragmatics involved. The book will appeal to scholars and postgraduates in translation and interpreting studies and humour studies.

Irony and Humor

From pragmatics to discourse

Author: Leonor Ruiz Gurillo,M. Belén Alvarado Ortega

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9027271593

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 270

View: 5065

Irony and Humor: From pragmatics to discourse is a complete updated panorama of linguistic research on irony and humor, based on a variety of perspectives, corpora and theories. The book collects the most recent contributions from such diverse approaches as Relevance Theory, Cognitive Linguistics, General Theory of Verbal Humor, Neo-Gricean Pragmatics or Argumentation. The volume is organized in three parts referring to pragmatic perspectives, mediated discourse, and conversational interaction. This book will be highly relevant for anyone interested in pragmatics, discourse analysis as well as social sciences.

intimates in Conflict

A Communication Perspective

Author: Dudley D. Cahn

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136477209

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 248

View: 3713

"First Published in 1991, Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company."

The Psychology of Humor

An Integrative Approach

Author: Rod A. Martin

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080465999

Category: Psychology

Page: 464

View: 3164

Research on humor is carried out in a number of areas in psychology, including the cognitive (What makes something funny?), developmental (when do we develop a sense of humor?), and social (how is humor used in social interactions?) Although there is enough interest in the area to have spawned several societies, the literature is dispersed in a number of primary journals, with little in the way of integration of the material into a book. Dr. Martin is one of the best known researchers in the area, and his research goes across subdisciplines in psychology to be of wide appeal. This is a singly authored monograph that provides in one source, a summary of information researchers might wish to know about research into the psychology of humor. The material is scholarly, but the presentation of the material is suitable for people unfamiliar with the subject-making The Psychology of Humor suitable for use for advanced undergraduate and graduate level courses on the psychology of humor-which have not had a textbook source. 2007 AATH Book Award for Humor/Laughter Research category! Up-to-date coverage of research on humor and laughter in every area of psychology Research findings are integrated into a coherent conceptual framework Includes recent brain imaging studies, evolutionary models, and animal research Draws on contributions from sociology, linguistics, neuroscience, and anthropology Provides an overview of theories of humor and early research Explores applications of humor in psychotherapy, education, and the workplace Points out interesting topics for further research and promising research methodologies Written in a scholarly yet easily accessible style 2007 AATH Book Award for Humor/Laughter Research category

Developments in Linguistic Humour Theory

Author: Marta Dynel

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9027271100

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 425

View: 8921

This volume presents recent developments in the linguistics of humour. It depicts new theoretical proposals for capturing different humorous forms and phenomena central to humour research, thereby extending its scope. The 15 contributions critically survey and develop the existing interpretative models, or they postulate novel theoretical approaches to humour in order to better elucidate its workings. The collection of articles offers cutting-edge interdisciplinary explorations, encompassing various realms of linguistics (semantics, pragmatics, stylistics, cognitive linguistics, and language philosophy), as well as drawing on findings from other fields, primarily: sociology, psychology and anthropology. Thanks to careful overviews of the relevant background literature, the papers will be of use to not only researchers and academics but also students. Albeit focused on theoretical developments, rather than case studies, the volume is illustrated with interesting research data, such as the discourse of television programmes and series, films and stand-up comedy, as well as jokes.