Saturday, 08 January
614. Retrospective: The Gothic in American Humor
3:30–4:45 p.m., Diamond Salon 1, J. W. Marriott
Program arranged by the American Humor Studies Association
Presiding: Joseph A. Alvarez, Charter Oak State Coll.
1. “Grotesque and Ghostly: Humor, Race, and Blackface in the Roots of the Southern Gothic,” Sharon D. McCoy, Univ. of Georgia
2. “Updating the Gothic: Reinterpreting Ichabod Crane for the Twentieth Century,” Janice E. McIntire-Strasburg, Saint Louis Univ.
3. “Defective Fiction: Twain on Doyle,” Gregg Camfield, Univ. of California, Merced