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Held: April 5-8, 2017
This conference aimed to bring together scholars and practitioners interested in stand-up comedy from a range of academic disciplines, including but not limited to philosophy, performance studies, women's and gender studies, African-American studies, theatre, art history, and culture studies.
In addition to academic papers, panels, comments, and discussion, the conference also included workshops, an open mic night, roundtable discussion with comedians, and stand-up comedy performances. | Conference Program