Harrisburg ProgramFriday, October 22

52-03 Jokes, Humor, and Tradition

Friday, October 22, 10:30 am–12:00 pm
Harrisburg Ballroom: Lebanon/York

This live event will not be recorded.


Chair: Claire Schmidt (Missouri Valley College)

10:30 am
"Yuba Dam," Says I: History and Meaning of a Tradition of Humorous Poems and Songs
Stephen D. Winick (American Folklife Center)

11:00 am
Leveling Jokes in a Nishnaabe Context
Mary Magoulick (Georgia College)

11:30 am
Prison Library Humor: Participation and Observation in a Contested Environment
Claire Schmidt (Missouri Valley College) and William D. Mongelli (Massachusetts Department of Correction, retired)

Assembled Panel