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Saturday, 08 January

651. Ha-Ha Hungary: Humor in Hungarian Film and Literature

5:15–6:30 p.m., 304C, LA Convention Center

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Hungarian Literature

Presiding: Gabriella Kecskes, Temple Univ., Philadelphia

1. “Why Laughter? Humor and Mockery in Petöfi and Mikszáth,” Enikö Molnár Basa, Library of Congress

2. “‘Sirva vigad a magyar’: Melancholy Mirth and Witty Woe in Hungarian Literature,” Martha Pereszlényi-Pinter, John Carroll Univ.

3. “Humor in Hungarian Folktales,” Katherine Mary Gatto, John Carroll Univ.

4. “Male Corpses, Female Voices: Images of European Gender Relations in György Pálfi’s Hukkle and Pedro Almodóvar’s Volver,” Gabriella Kecskes

For abstracts, write to gkecsk02@temple.edu.

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