Just Joking?

Hosted by the School
of Media and Cultural Production
at De
Montfort University
,
an afternoon seminar to celebrate International
Women’s
Day
.

Registration and location

To register, please email Margaret
Montgomerie
by 28 February 2006.

For maps and directions, see the Campuses
and Locations
section of the De
Montfort University
site.

Programme

Opening with Shazia
Mirza
, Britain’s
one and only female Muslim stand-up comedian.

Followed by ‘Approaches to
analysing contemporary Stand Up’

Becky Findley, Research Student at De Montfort University.

Panel discussion

  • Samantha Jones as Post-Feminist Clown: Humorous Performance,
    Post-Feminism, Sex and the City

    Kim Akass, Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at London Metropolitan
    University.

    Dr Janet McCabe, Research Associate
    in TV Drama at Manchester Metropolitan University.

  • Comedies of Sexual Morality and Female Singlehood

    Professor Deborah Chambers, Chair of
    Communication Studies, School of Education, Communication
    and Language Sciences, University
    of Newcastle

  • The Ethics and Aesthetics of ‘Having a Laugh’

    Dr Sharon Lockyer, Lecturer in Media Studies at De Montfort
    University

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