Aesthetics for Birds

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March 22, 2017
by Rebecca Millsop

Ethics and Aesthetics of Stand-up Comedy Conference

  WHEN: 4/5/17-4/8/17 WHERE: Bucknell University CONTACT: Sheila Lintott ( The American Society for Aesthetics has awarded $7,000 in partial support for the Conference on the Ethics and Aesthetics of Stand-Up Comedy at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, April 5-8, 2017. The conference was organized by Sheila Lintott, Associate Professor, and Jason Leddington, Associate Professor, both of the Department of Philosophy. NEW! Complete schedule for the Conference NEW! Registration form for the Conference The interdisciplinary conference will explore the intersections of stand-up comedy with other art forms and its potential for dialogue with social and political critiques. In addition to academic papers and presentations, the conference will include a performance workshop, an “open-mic” night, roundtable discussions with comedians, and stand-up comedy performances. The Conference Organizing Committee includes faculty from English, Interdisciplinary Arts, and Women’s and Gender Studies, representing several colleges in the region. For more information, click