Wednesday, 30 December
702. Humor and the Environment
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Commonwealth Hall D, Loews
Program arranged by the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
Presiding: Scott Knickerbocker, Coll. of Idaho
1. “Humor and Humility in Robert Sullivan’s The Meadowlands,” John Peterson, Pepperdine Univ.
2. “Involuntary Satire and Global Risk in Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle,” Molly Wallace, Queen’s Univ.
3. “Honeyed Venom: Humor’s Role in Barbara Kingsolver’s The Poisonwood Bible,” Katherine R. Chandler, Saint Mary’s Coll., MD