Conference Announcement: Wordplay and Metalinguistic Reflection
Esme Winter Froemel (C2) and Angelika Zirker (A2) are organizing an international conference on Wordplay and Metalinguistic Reflection to take place this time next year, March 7th-8th, 2013, in Tübingen. The conference will look at wordplay from an interdisciplinary perspective including input from linguistics, literary studies, rhetoric and media studies. It will also feature presentations from and interviews with professionals working with wordplay in a practical context, such as comedians and authors, and will be preceded by a German-language workshop for students and researchers (on March 6th, 2013). More information, including the call for papers, can be found here. The deadline to submit an abstract is April 30th, 2012.