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.