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Wednesday, 29 December

485. Transcending and Transforming Humorous Stereotypes in American Film Comedy

1:45–3:00 p.m., Independence Ballroom Salon I, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the American Humor Studies Association

Presiding: Edward Joseph Piacentino, High Point Univ.

1. “Hollywood Lowbrow’s Ambivalent Other(s): Unrepentant Stereotypes or Transcendent Transgressions?” Paul Chiran Bonila, Community Coll. of Philadelphia, PA

2. “‘Marty, We Are Warming Up for You!’: Humorously Disrupting ‘Lesbian’ Stereotypes in The Sex Monster (1999),” Julia A. Mendenhall, Temple Univ.

3. “Uncanny Durability: Minstrelsy, Repetition, and Spike Lee’s Bamboozled,” Michael Epp, Univ. of Alberta

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