Jokes, Laughter, Literature

Event Date: 15 May 2012 Birkbeck College Room 124, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H Birkbeck Arts Week Jokes, Laughter, Literature Short talks and discussion: What are the links between literature and jokes? What makes us laugh when we read? What do we do when we don’t understand a joke? The four speakers have research interests across a wide historical range, from …