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At the German Aphorism Conference, 2008

A report from the Third German Aphorists Conference—Wit, Image, Sense—held in Hattingen from Nov. 6-8, 2008, by Jurgen Wilbert: “The theme of the third meeting of aphorists at Hattingen/Ruhr, near the towns of Bochum and Essen, was the three different aspects of the aphorism: wit, image, and sense. The conference again took place at the […]

Winners of the German Aphorism Contest

On May 15, 2008, the names of the 10 winning aphorists in the German Aphorism Association (DAphA) contest were announced at the Stadtmuseum Hattingen, home of DAphA. The jury had to select their favorite aphorisms from more than 1,500 entries penned by more than 300 contributors from all parts of Germany as well as some neighboring […]

Proceedings of the First Meeting of the World Aphorism Organization

On March 14, 2008, the University of London’s Institute of Philosophy hosted a symposium on philosophy and the aphorism at Goodenough College. Poets, professors, philosophers, psychologists and comedians (all of them aphorists) from Europe and the United States gathered to discuss the aphorism as a bright, incisive way of grappling with the big questions of […]

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