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Robert Vuckovich: “Humorous Ambivalence”

When addressing a mischievous child of a courtesan, Diogenes’ of Sinope’s quip conveys a sense of humour at this child’s upbringing and moral standing. Pointing to this familial failing conjures up humiliation in the child for not realizing the truth … Continue reading

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Keynote speakers:   Friday, April 5 7:30 p.m., Ostrove Auditorium, Diamond Building Daniel C. Dennett Center For Cognitive Studies, Tufts University Co-Author of Inside Jokes “Reverse Engineering the Funny Bone”   Saturday, April 6 4:30 p.m., Ostrove Auditorium, Diamond Building … Continue reading

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