ALA 2009

Political Humor  

Organized by the American Humor Studies Association

Chair:  Gregg Camfield, University of California, Merced

1.  “’A Vast Democratic Cesspool of Corruption’: Political Satire in George Schulyer’s Black No More,” Julia Hans, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

2.  “Lenny Bruce – The End and End of Comedy,” Moshe Rachmuth, University of Oregon.

3.  “The Cannon Behind the Smile:  Political Critique in Julius the Snoozer,” Sharon McCoy, University of Georgia.