Wit, Humor, and the “Serious” Text
1:45–3:00 p.m., Grace, Chicago Marriott
Program arranged by the American Humor Studies Association
Presiding: Bruce F. Michelson, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
1. “No Laughing Matter? Ecological Crisis and the Comic Mode,” Rebecca Evans, Duke Univ.
2. “The Visual Hilarity of Literary Burlesque,” Jennifer Greenhill, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
3. “Writing the Lesbian Nation: Jill Johnston’s Playful Lesbian Separatism,” Patricia Nelson, Univ. of Southern California
For abstracts, visit americanhumorstudiesassociation.wordpress.com/.