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Monday, 29 December

683. “Fun” de Siècle: Twenty-First-Century Humor

7:15–8:30 p.m., Golden Gate 4, Hilton

Program arranged by the American Humor Studies Association

Presiding: Roxanne Schwab, Saint Louis Univ.

1. “‘Diversity Today, Because Tomorrow Is Almost Over’: Michael Scott and the Politically Correct Generation,” Rachel Hawley, Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale

2. “America (the Conference Paper): The Onion Unpeeled, The Daily Show Untimed,” Adam Lifshey, Georgetown Univ.

3. “The Signifying Panties: Blues Humor in Parks’s Getting Mother’s Body,” Andrea Dimino, New Coll. of Florida

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