Humor in American Television

Humor in American Television

Humor in American Television, a course by Jeremy Butler at the University of Alabama (spring 2014).

A course by Jeremy Butler, the University of Alabama (spring 2014).

From the Website:

At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Comprehend significant theories of humor and use them to analyze humor on American television;
  2. Understand the shaping of television genres and the impact of diverse groups on that history;
  3. Write correctly and clearly (evaluating their work for accuracy and fairness, appropriate style, and grammatical correctness);
  4. Evaluate concepts and apply theories in the use and presentation of images and narratives, including feminism, race theory, structuralism and semiotics; and
  5. Think critically, creatively, and independently about humor in American television.


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