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American (Jewish) Humor Conference: Talks

Presented by University of South Carolina Jewish Studies program at Capstone Campus Room, Columbia SC

Apr 29 2018
American (Jewish) Humor Conference: Talks

American (Jewish) Humor Conference: Talks and Lectures

Welcome and opening: Federica K. Clementi (University of South Carolina)
Session I: Humor in Social Context
Session Chair, Harvey Starr (University of South Carolina)
9:00 – 9:30 Lawrence Mintz (University of Maryland)
Defining and Deconstructing Jewish Humor

9:30 – 10:00 Regina Barreca (University of Connecticut)
Why Does the Membership of the Friars Club Still Look Like a
Manifest from Ellis Island? Why Jews, Italians, and Other Ethnic
Types are Funny
10:00 – 10:30 Joseph Boskin (Boston

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Capstone Campus Room

Capstone House, 898 Barnwell St, Columbia, SC 29201