AMCULT 103 - First Year Seminar in American Studies
Section: 002 Contemporary American Humor and Performance
Term: WN 2007
Subject: American Culture (AMCULT)
Department: LSA American Culture
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
FYSem
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Only first-year students, including those with sophomore standing, may pre-register for First-Year Seminars. All others need permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This seminar will explore the performance of comedy in modern America, focusing on how America’s increasingly diverse national character influences humor and comedic presentation. Drawing from all available forms of comedy, this class will encompass an overview of the study of American humor by balancing leading scholarship with firsthand analysis of both canonical American comedians and those performing today, including Lenny Bruce, Dave Chappelle, Stephen Colbert, and many others.

AMCULT 103 - First Year Seminar in American Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
11226
Open
5
6Y1
-
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (SEM)
P
20833
Closed
0
4Y1
-
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
003 (SEM)
P
25008
Closed
0
5Y1
1LHSP Y1
-
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
004 (SEM)
P
27818
Closed
0
 
-
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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