Saturday, 5 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Jefferson, Sheraton
Program arranged by the American Humor Studies Association
Presiding: Janice E. McIntire-Strasburg, Saint Louis Univ.
1. "The Servant's Laughter and the Dissolution of Colonial Authority in Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea,"
Loyola Univ., Chicago
2. "'Hopefully You're into That Kind of Thing': Cultural Implications of the 'Rape Joke' in Contemporary America,"
3. "'There Are Some Things So Serious That You Have to Laugh at Them': Humor in the Concentration Camp Narratives of Alicia Partnoy and Hernán Valdés,"
Illinois State Univ.
For abstracts, visit www.slu.edu/academic/ahsa/.
Comparative Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century
American Literature – General
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