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FYS485 - Contemporary Comedy

General

Subject code

FYS

Course Number

485

Department(s)

Instructor(s)

T. Salter

Course Long Title

Contemporary Comedy

Description

This course explores the contemporary comedy landscape by looking at humor writing (short stories, novel, and internet venues), television, stand-up comedy, podcasts, and other comedy artifacts while considering issues of audience and the various tools of humor. Topics include comedy forms, comic personae, and the subject matters of humor, including but not limited to issues of race, class, gender, and sexuality.

Modes of Inquiry

Analysis and Critique [AC], Historical and Social Inquiry [HS]

Writing Credit

W1

GEC This Course Belongs To

-

Class Restriction

Exclude Sophomores, Exclude Juniors, Exclude Seniors