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Title

Los Comediantes Mexicanos-Americanos: Como Utilizan el Lenguaje para Contruir la Identidad Etnic Tras el Humor, (Mexican-American Stand-Up Comedians: How They Utilize Humorous Language to Construct Ethnic Group Identity)

Presentation Type

Oral Presentation

Keywords

Hispanic American comedians; Hispanic Americans--Ethnic identity;

Abstract

What makes racial humor funny? When is it acceptable? Who has the license to tell these types of jokes? This presentation, given in Spanish, will explore how Mexican-American stand-up comedians George Lopez, Anjelah Johnson and Gabriel Iglesias use language to construct racial identity.

Start Date

6-4-2016 2:50 PM

End Date

6-4-2016 3:10 PM

Faculty Advisor

Heather Jeronimo

Department

Department of Languages and Literatures

Comments

Location: State College Room, Maucker Union

Embargo Date

4-6-2016

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Apr 6th, 2:50 PM Apr 6th, 3:10 PM

Los Comediantes Mexicanos-Americanos: Como Utilizan el Lenguaje para Contruir la Identidad Etnic Tras el Humor, (Mexican-American Stand-Up Comedians: How They Utilize Humorous Language to Construct Ethnic Group Identity)

What makes racial humor funny? When is it acceptable? Who has the license to tell these types of jokes? This presentation, given in Spanish, will explore how Mexican-American stand-up comedians George Lopez, Anjelah Johnson and Gabriel Iglesias use language to construct racial identity.