WHY STAND-UP MATTERS: HOW COMEDIANS MANIPULATE AND INFLUENCE with DR SOPHIE QUIRK

Saturday, 17 February 2018
Time: 2:30pm (4:00pm)Doors open: 2:10pm
Entry: FREE
Genre: Discussion

Does it matter what we laugh at? Join academic Sophie Quirk as she asks whether stand-up comedy has an impact on politics and society, exploring how it manipulates attitudes and voices dissent. This talk will demonstrate the potential harm - and real benefits - that may arise from 'just' being funny. Part of the Beyond A Joke series.

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