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370. Abject Comedy

Saturday, 10 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Grace, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Film

Presiding: Nicholas Sammond, Univ. of Toronto; Paul D. Young, Vanderbilt Univ.

1. "'Sticky Women' and the Technological Abject in Early Comedienne Trick Films," Maggie Hennefeld, Brown Univ.

2. "The Comic Sources of Louie: Between the Abject and the Absurd," Rob King, Columbia Univ.

3. "Haneke's Unserious Feelings," Marta Figlerowicz, Harvard Univ.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Film, Television, and Other Media

  • Comparative Literature – Twentieth Century

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