2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
  
    Jun 04, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog
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FYW-1213 Why Are You Laughing?


 An intensive writing seminar that will explore the elusive questions of what is comedy and what is funny. Focuses on developing analytical writing skills and applying these to building an understanding of comedy’s shifting role in art, literature, politics, and culture, as well as its often fraught relationship with questions of race, class, and gender. Develop a sophisticated palate for comedy, studying works ranging from Aristophanes to Archer.  4 credits.



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