Disciplinary boundaries in humorology: an anthropologist’s ruminations

@inproceedings{Apte1988DisciplinaryBI,
  title={Disciplinary boundaries in humorology: an anthropologist’s ruminations},
  author={Mahadev L. Apte},
  year={1988}
}
Thispaper discusses the multidisciplinary nature ofhumor studies andstates the needfor establishing humor research, here labeled 'humorology', s a distinct academic discipline or scientific field ofinquiry. Anthropology and sociolinguistics are recommended s potentiell models for the development of humorology for the following reasons: they are both relatively new disciplines, and there is considerable theoretical and methodological heterogeneity reflecting the diverse orientations of… 
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