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Michael Jeffries at Lockdown LitFest

Join Michael Jeffries author of Behind the Laughs: Community and Inequality in Comedy

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Wednesday 15th July, 2020 @ 3:00 pm

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Free

About the Event

In partnership with The Boxser Diversity Initiative. Michael Jeffries is the Class of 1949 Professor in Ethics and American Studies at Wellesley College. He holds a PhD from Harvard University and is the author of three books, most recently, Behind the Laughs: Community and Inequality in Comedy (Stanford University Press, 2017). His two previous books are Paint The White House Black: Barack Obama and the Meaning of Race in America (Stanford University Press, 2013) and Thug Life: Race, Gender, and the Meaning of Hip-Hop (University of Chicago Press, 2011). 

About the Book

Behind the Laughs: Community and Inequality in Comedy
Behind the Laughs: Community and Inequality in Comedy

Michael P. Jeffries

Publisher:Stanford University Press

Publication date:8 Aug 2017

ISBN:9780804798082