Monday, 29 December
683. “Fun” de Siècle: Twenty-First-Century Humor
7:15–8:30 p.m., Golden Gate 4, Hilton
Program arranged by the American Humor Studies Association
Presiding: Roxanne Schwab, Saint Louis Univ.
1. “‘Diversity Today, Because Tomorrow Is Almost Over’: Michael Scott and the Politically Correct Generation,” Rachel Hawley, Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale
2. “America (the Conference Paper): The Onion Unpeeled, The Daily Show Untimed,” Adam Lifshey, Georgetown Univ.
3. “The Signifying Panties: Blues Humor in Parks’s Getting Mother’s Body,” Andrea Dimino, New Coll. of Florida