CFP

Hello all,

I am in the process of starting an internet publication on humor studies about American Humor and Humor Studies.  This blog will be open to contributions from anyone interested in humor in America and will post short articles, reviews, news, and other information of interest, as well as providing a discussion forum.

I am currently looking for people who are interested in joining as a "contributing editor"--with the tasks of developing goals, contributing to the blog, moderating comments, and shaping the direction of the publication.  Please contact me if you are interested.  

We will also be looking for contributions going forward.  The form, length, and content are fairly open, as long as it contributes to the publication's goals.  We are happy to re-post from other blogs (and link to your blog).  The blog will not publish reviews of recent scholarly books or academic-length articles, so as to not infringe on the purview of "Studies in American Humor." Please contact me with questions, queries, etc.

We are interested in articles focused on (but not limited to) the following areas:

*pedagogy of humor

*theory of humor

*recovery of sources/authors

*genre studies

*interviews with comedians, humor scholars, or other figures

*focused musings, thoughts, or polemics

*responses to humor in popular culture, academic research, or any other venue that seems fertile

*movies/book reviews (movies, books, comics, TV shows, stand-up, etc.; apart from recent scholarly works)

*critical reevaluations of older scholarly works
 

Please let me know if you have any questions or might like to contribute.

Best,

Tracy Wuster
Ph.D., American Studies
The University of Texas at Austin
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