MLA 2012

Satire’s Double-Edged Irony: Self-Satire and the Control of the Satirical Object

Friday, 6 January8:30–9:45 a.m., 304, WSCC

Program arranged by the American Humor Studies Association

Presiding: Sharon D. McCoy, Univ. of Georgia

1. “‘The National Joker’ and the ‘Stealing Back and Forth of Symbols,'” Todd Nathan Thompson, Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania

2. “The Cubies’ ABC and the Modernist Debt to Antimodernist Satire,” Eric Rettberg, Univ. of Virginia

3. “Marianne Moore’s Empathetic Satires,” Rachel V. Trousdale, Agnes Scott Coll.