Friday, 30 December
717. Woody Allen
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Park Tower Suite 8212, Marriott
Program arranged by the American Humor Studies Association
Presiding: John C. Bird, Winthrop Univ.
1. “‘We Liked You Better When You Were Funny’: Bergman, Fellini, and Other Influences on Woody Allen Films,” Joseph A. Alvarez, Charter Oak State Coll.
2. “‘The Only Absolute Knowledge Attainable by Man’: Key Ontological Jokes and the Comedics of Epistemology in the Films of Woody Allen,” Luther Riedel, Mohawk Valley Community Coll., NY
3. “High Fidelity’s Rob Gordon: A Derivative of Three 1970s Woody Allen Characters,” Jeffrey R. Schrecongost, Ball State Univ.