The Uses of Humor to Muddle through the COVID Pandemic
THE USES OF HUMOR TO MUDDLE THROUGH THE COVID PANDEMIC
AMERICAN HUMOR STUDIES ASSOCIATION
The whole world has suffered the ravages of the COVID-19 virus. More than half a million Americans have died after contracting the virus. As grim as that sounds, pundits, comedians, cartoonists, and TV talk shows, among other media‚ have used humor to cope with this tragic pandemic. The chair of this traditional format session welcomes submissions on any aspect of “The Uses of Humor to Muddle through the COVID Pandemic.” By June 18, 2021, please submit an abstract of 500-1,000 words, a brief bio, a commitment to attend the conference, and any A/V or scheduling requests to Joe Alvarez, Independent Scholar, at email@example.com.