Saturday, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 302, JW Marriott
Truthiness and Method: Humor and the Political
Program arranged by the forum TC Popular Culture. Presiding: Jeffrey T. Nealon, Penn State Univ., University Park
1. “On the Piety of Denken and the Lethe of Humor,” Gregg Lambert, Syracuse Univ.
2. “The Truthiness Will Set You Free: Satire and Political Engagement,” Sophia A. McClennen, Penn State Univ., University Park
3. “The Comic Attitude and ‘the Political,’” Cary Wolfe, Rice Univ.