Archive 1999

POST-GRADUATE COLLOQUIUM FOR THE AUSTRALASIAN HUMOUR SCHOLARS NETWORK

AT UNSW, SYDNEY

MONDAY 15 NOVEMBER 1999
(8.30AM – 3.30PM)


Room 327, 3rd Floor, Robert Webster Building, UNSW
(Entry/Parking Gate 14, Barker Street, Kingsford)
(School of Theatre, Film and Dance: Tel: 9385.4856)



Timetable

   
8.30 - 9.00   Registration and Coffee
 9.00 - 9.30  "Death and Dumb:  an Exploration of Black Comedy in
  Contemporary Theatre"
  Ms Kristen Murray, Theatre, Film and Dance, UNSW
 9.30 - 10.00  "The Picaresque as Australian Political Satire - Peter Carey's
  Illywhacker"
  Ms Kate Feros, Government, Queensland
 10.00 - 10.30  "Tom Stoppard and Political Science"
  Ms Victoria Wheeler, Political Science, UNSW
 10.30 - 11.00  Morning Tea
 11.00 - 11.30  "Funny Business: How Humour Functions in the Workplace"
  Ms Meredith Marra, Research Officer, Linguistics and Applied Language, Victoria University of Wellington ("Language in the Workplace Project")
 11.30 - 12.00  "Fun in the Workplace"
  Ms KerryAnne Lawson, Organizational Psychology, Queensland
 12.00 - 12.30  "Shinto Rituals of Laughter in Contemporary Japan"
  Prof. Goh Abe, Literature and Communications, Tokushima Bunri University, Japan
 12.30 - 1.00  Discussion
 1.00 - 2.00  Lunch, The Fernery Restaurant, The Roundhouse, UNSW
 2.00 - 3.00  Informal Briefings:
  Mr Brian Snowden, Intermedia Artist, Melbourne, "Humour in the Visual Arts"
  Mr Neville Nickels, Communications, QUT "Humour as Corporate Healing Agent"
  Prof Don Fletcher, Government, Queensland, "Teaching Satire in Australian Politics"
  Dr Iain Topliss, English, La Trobe, "Graphic Humour in New Yorker Magazine and the Psychoanalysis of Humour" (cancelled)
  Mr Moses Bainy, author of Why we Laugh and Cry
  Dr Jessica Milner Davis, Theatre, Film and Dance, UNSW, Report on the 1999 ISHS Oakland Conference and Plans for ISHS 2000 Osaka
 3.00 - 3.45  Discussion
 4.00  Afternoon Tea and Close

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