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Jerry Zolten: We Were What We Laughed At! An American Cultural History through the Art of Stand-Up Comedy

Oct 13

Jerry Zolten: We Were What We Laughed At! An American Cultural History through the Art of Stand-Up Comedy 

Wilson Auditorium - 7 PM

Jerry Zolten, educator, author, musician, roots music historian and producer, also counts among his credits a stint as a stand-up comic. He will give a presentation on the history of stand up comedy that is richly illustrated with rare video performance clips. The talk will explore comedy as it relates to issues including ethnic stereotyping, freedom of speech, social injustice, and race and gender disparity.

Free Event