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Deviant Bodies, Revolt! | Congress 2012 of the Humanities and Social Sciences

Deviant Bodies, Revolt! | Congress 2012 of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Check out the coverage of my panel at Congress last weekend. My paper argued that female comedians use self-deprecation as a performative strategy to gain entry into an industry that remains male-dominated, as well as gaining acceptance from audiences that continue to be resistant to the idea of women being funny.

 

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