DEADLINE: January 13
The Humor Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association is seeking papers for the 2012 ASA Conference:
“Dimensions of Empire and Resistance:
Past, Present, and Future”
November 15-18, 2012: Puerto Rico Convention Center, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Proposals on any aspect of American Humor will be welcome, including, but not limited to:
Stand-Up Comedy Jokes Wit Merriment
Literary Humor (both high- and low-brow)
Richard Pryor Film Satire Will Rogers
Comedy Jokes Risibility Sitcoms
Laughter Mark Twain Dirty Jokes
Lenny Bruce Ventriloquism the Circus
Marietta Holley Margaret Cho
subtle humor broad humor
regional humor transnational humor ethnic humor
and even puns…
Proposals due by: January 13th
Panels will be assembled for submission by the January 26 deadline.
Proposals should be no more than 500 words and should include a brief CV. Please include current ASA membership status.
Proposals should be sent to Tracy Wuster: firstname.lastname@example.org
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