Tuesday, 28 December
331. Humor and Social Change
7:15–8:30 p.m., 405, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century American Literature
Presiding: John Wharton Lowe, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge
1. “Standing Up to Identity: Margaret Cho and Postidentity Politics,” Deborah Ann Thompson, Colorado State Univ.
2. “Politics and ‘The Pocketbook Game’ in Alice Childress’s Like One of the Family,” Lovalerie King, Penn State Univ., University Park
3. “Bringing Down the House: Broadway Musical Comedy, Jews, and the Blacklist,” Joseph David Litvak, Tufts Univ.