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Saturday, 29 December

453. Reeling with Laughter: Humor on the Silver Screen

10:15–11:30 a.m., Plaza Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency

Program arranged by the American Humor Studies Association

Presiding: Roxanne Schwab, Saint Louis Univ.

1. “From Hitchcock to Hudsucker: The Parody/Homage Comic Form,” Vincent Casaregola, Saint Louis Univ.

2. “The Mock in Mockumentary: Christopher Guest and the False Performance,” Heidi R. Moore, Northern Virginia Community Coll., Alexandria

3. “The Curious Case of Borat: What a Fake Documentary Tells Us about Real America,” Dave Saldana, Iowa State Univ.

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