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II International Symposium on Verbal Humour: Interactive Humour

GRIALE will celebrate the II International Symposium on Verbal Humour: Interactive Humour, in the “Aula Magna” of the Faculty of Philology of the University of Seville on March 2nd and 3rd, 2023. For more information, you can access the event website:


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Leonor Ruiz Gurillo explains what humour is

Leonor Ruiz Gurillo explains what humor is for the Instituto Quevedo del Humor. This video is part of a series published by Leequid Magazine from El Plural where various comedians and researchers are asked about this important issue:



Square table: Humour and Gender

As part of “Ciclo de mesas cuadradas sobre humor inteligente”, organized by the Instituto Quevedo del Humor (, Drs. Leonor Ruiz Gurillo and Esther Linares Bernabéu participated in the session dedicated to humour and gender, together with the comedian Henar Álvarez. Natalia Meléndez Malavé acted as moderator. 12 March 2021:


How do you spell laughter?

José Joaquín Martínez Egido answers some questions about the representation of laughter and its meaning in this article written by journalist Isabel Ibáñez in El Correo:


Humour and language in RNE

On 3rd of January 2021 professor Leonor Ruiz Gurillo participated in the RNE programme No es un día cualquiera (It´s no ordinary day), in the section coordinated by Estrella Montolío TODO ES LENGUAJE (EVERYTHING IS LANGUAGE). In the interview (in Spanish) she talks about humour and language in this interview: