Wednesday, 29 December
485. Transcending and Transforming Humorous Stereotypes in American Film Comedy
1:45–3:00 p.m., Independence Ballroom Salon I, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the American Humor Studies Association
Presiding: Edward Joseph Piacentino, High Point Univ.
1. “Hollywood Lowbrow’s Ambivalent Other(s): Unrepentant Stereotypes or Transcendent Transgressions?” Paul Chiran Bonila, Community Coll. of Philadelphia, PA
2. “‘Marty, We Are Warming Up for You!’: Humorously Disrupting ‘Lesbian’ Stereotypes in The Sex Monster (1999),” Julia A. Mendenhall, Temple Univ.
3. “Uncanny Durability: Minstrelsy, Repetition, and Spike Lee’s Bamboozled,” Michael Epp, Univ. of Alberta