Monday, 28 December
280. Found Humor: Humor in the Strangest Places
3:30–4:45 p.m., 409, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the American Humor Studies Association
Presiding: Gregg Camfield, Univ. of California, Merced
1. “The Boss in the Funhouse: George Saunders’s Theme Parks and ‘Officialese’ as Black Comedy,” Sarah Cooper Pogell, Univ. of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
2. “San Joy Keen: Narrativized Inadvertent Humor in California’s Great Migration,” Jan Goggans, Univ. of California, Merced
3. “‘This Is an Exit’: Found Humor in American Psycho,” Ryan Wepler, Brandeis Univ.