Universität Konstanz

Universität
Konstanz

Fachbereich Sprachwissenschaft

Tagung SFB471: Irony, Rationality and Mind

Anschrift / Postal Address: Fachbereich Sprachwissenschaft, Universität Konstanz, Fach D 185, 78457 Konstanz, Fax: +49 7531 88-2741
FB-Sekretariat
Fahmy, Gabriele
Raum: G 120
Tel.: +49 7531 88-2465
Fax: +49 7531 88-2741
E-mail: gabriele.fahmy@uni-konstanz.de

Sekretariat SFB 471
Wolke, Irene
Raum: G 213
Tel.: +49 7531 88-4166
Fax: +49 7531 88-4160
E-mail: sfb.sprachwiss@uni-konstanz.de

University of Konstanz, 24.-25. October 2003

Place: V1001, Senatssaal

Friday 24th October

9.15 Doors open

9.25 Opening remarks


9:30-11.00
Claire Colebrook (University of Edinburgh)
The Meaning of Irony

Coffee Break

11.30-13.00
Gareth Matthews (University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA)
Children, Irony, and Philosophy

Lunchbreak

14.45-16.15
Rachel Giora (Tel Aviv University)
On the Psycholinguistics of Irony: Context Versus Salience Effects

Coffeebreak

16.45-18.15
Pierre Schoentjes (University of Ghent)
Irony: the Judge Judged



Saturday 25th October

9:30-11.00
Perhaps You (Students, Lecturers, Guests)
Ad Hoc Session: Surprise everyone and yourself with a 5 Minute Talk
(Submit a title for your talk on Friday!)

Coffeebreak

11:30-13:00
Brian Skyrms (University of California, Irvine)
Truth Dynamics

Lunchbreak

14.45-16.15
Marie de Gandt (University of Paris 8)
Romantic Irony: A Critical Concept

Coffeebreak

16.45-18:15
John Haiman (Macalester College, St. Paul MN)
Repetition, Art and Irony