Hello friends in good humor:
This is to let you know that we make progress with the 11th
International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter to
be held in the beautiful Estonian Literary Museum, Tartu, Estonia ,
August 15 - 20, 2011.
Please come and see the summer school website:
http://humoursummerschool.org/11/ We have the list of speakers and
the title of the talks there. Among them are:
Jokes about particular sets of women: mothers in law (wife's mother),
blondes, Jewish women, female car drivers and lesbians
Mark Twain and the Complexities of American Humor
Is seriousness the opposite of laughter?
The Ethics of Humor
Can laughter make us happier?
An overview of humour research.
Positive Psychology and humour: A good match?
Professional Humour - Comedians and their part in humour studies
Furthermore, there is a flyer that you may want to download
Please help us spread the world. Registration is open. We still have
Liisi and her team have done a wonderful job to also organize a
social programme. So visit the website. We are now also on facebook (
and YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/HumourSummerSchool).
All the best from Liisi and her team and myself