MLA 2006

Laughing with the Nation: Ethnicity and Humor

Program arranged by the American Humor Studies Association

Presiding: Joseph A. Alvarez, Charter Oak State Coll.

Speakers: Courtney Baker, Duke Univ.; Matthew Daube, Stanford Univ.; John Cullen Gruesser, Kean Univ.; Holger Kersten, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität; Garrison LeMasters, Georgetown Univ.; Rick Rodriguez, Loyola Univ., Chicago; Sarah Eden Schiff, Emory Univ.

Wholly Holy: The Intersection of Humor and Religion

Program arranged by the American Humor Studies Association

Presiding: Janice E. McIntire-Strasburg, Saint Louis Univ.

Speakers: Mark G. Bosco, Loyola Univ., Chicago; Matthew Brophy, Binghamton Univ., State Univ. of New York; Kirby Olson, Coll. of Tech., Delhi, State Univ. of New York; Linda Rohrer Paige, Georgia Southern Univ.; Roxanne Schwab, Saint Louis Univ.; Barbara Snedecor, Elmira Coll.