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Conférence Internationale – The Pragmatics of Cringe Humor on the Screen and on Digital Media – Lynn Blin (EMMA), Célia Schneebeli (Centre Interlangues – Textes, Images, Langage) et Virginie Iché (EMMA)

4 et 5 mai 2023

Cet événement s’inscrit au sein des activités du thème 2 du laboratoire EMMA “L'(inter)agir” et est soutenu par le centre de recherches EMMA, l’université Paul Valéry Montpellier 3, son UFR2 et son département d’études anglophones, le Centre Interlangues – Textes, Images, Langage de l’université de Bourgogne et la SSADA, Société de Stylistique et d’Analyse des Discours Anglophones.

Du fait du mouvement social qui affecte le centre de recherche St Charles et l’université Paul Valéry comme le reste de la France, cet événement se tiendra dans l’amphi du lycée Jean Mermoz à Montpellier.

L’événement est ouvert au public uniquement sur inscription préalable, l’accès au lycée étant régulé. Merci de vous signaler à l’adresse : virginie.iche@univ-montp3.fr avant le 2 mai.  Toutes les informations concernant la conférence (plan, livret d’abstracts, etc.) sont disponibles sur le site suivant : https://cringe-humor.sciencesconf.org/

Thursday May 4
9h30-10hWelcome coffee
10h-10h10Opening speeches
Chair : Lynn Blin
10h10-11h10Keynote Alexander Brock (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany) – Dimensions and Loci of Cringe: The Case of 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown
11h10-11h25Short break
11h25-11h50Jacob Rigal and Dima Al-Khateeb (University Paris Cité) – Interview-Style Cringe Comedy Between Two Ferns with Zach Galafianakis: A Multimodal and Pragmatic Analysis
11h50-12h15Sabina Tabacaru (University Paris 8) – The Limits of my Humor Mean the Limits of my World: Is Politically Incorrect Humor Cringe?
12h15-12h30Questions & Answers
12h30-14h30Lunch break
Chair: Virginie Iché
14h30-14h55Thomas C. Messerli (University of Basel, Switzerland) – Cringe and Refraction: Ambivalent Comedians and their Streamed Comedy Specials
14h55-15h20Will Noonan (University of Burgundy) – “And so … our hero bids a fond ‘Adieu’ to his latest collection of adventures and miserable puns”: Quest for Glory and the Afterlife of Point-and-Click Cringe Humour
15h20-15h35Questions and Answers
15h35-16h05Coffee break
16h05-17h05Keynote Salvatore Attardo (Texas A&M University-Commerce, USA) – “Hard to watch”: Cringe and Embarrassment Humor (online)
Friday May 5
Chair: Célia Schneebeli
9h30-10h30Keynote Marta Dynel (Łódź University, Poland & Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania) – From Communities of Practice to Affinity Spaces: Cringe Humour (or not) across Social Media
10h30-11hCoffee break
11h-11h25Alice Cesbron (University Paris Cité & Universität Greifswald, Germany) – Heterocringe: Navigating the Limits of Humor to Question Heteronormativity
11h25-11h50Theresa Heyd (Universität Greifswald, Germany) – Cringe and the Uncanny: the Posthumanist Pragmatics of Reborn Doll Videos (online)
11h50-12h05Questions and Answers
12h05-14h05Lunch break
Chair: Ann Coady
14h05-14h30Corinn Columpar (University of Toronto, Canada) – “When that memory fills me with horror and dread, I do the cringe”: Retrospective Temporality in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and PEN15
14h30-14h55Elise Kramer (University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign) – Showing How the Social Sausage Gets Made: Cringe Humor as Anthropology
14h55-15h10Questions & Answers
15h10-15h40Coffee break
Chair: Sandrine Sorlin
15h40-16h05Adeline Terry (University Lyon 3) – From Cringe Humour to Empathy in Fleabag
16h05-16h30Neil Washbourne (Leeds Beckett University, UK) – Exploring Pragmatics’ Contribution to a Reformulation and Development of (a) Superiority Theory of Comedy and Humour in the Context of ‘Cringe Humour’
16h30-16h45Questions and Answers