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Welcome to the website for the Digital Publishing in the Humanities initiative at Emory University. Sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the initiative aims both to educate the Emory community about the emerging publication options in humanities scholarship, and to offer subventions that support the publication of digital/open access monographs by Emory faculty.

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Uproarious: How Feminists and Other Subversive Comics Speak Truth

Placing theorists in conversation with comedians, Uproarious offers a full-frontal approach to the very foundation of comedy and its profound political impact. Here Cynthia Willett and Julie Willett address the four major theories of humor—superiority, relief, incongruity, and social play—through the lens of feminist and game-changing comics Wanda Sykes, Margaret Cho, Hannah Gadsby, Hari Kondabolu, and Tig Notaro.

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