When:
Monday, May 15, 2017 5:00p -
6:30p

Where:
MIT Media Lab, 6th floor lecture hall (E14-633)
75 Amherst St
Cambridge, MA 02139

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Admission:
FREE

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The ONLINE HUMOR CONVERSATION SERIES AT MIT brings online comedians in conversation with academics and researchers to discuss humor's influence on online culture and society. Presented by @jonnysun.


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Nathan Zed (@nathanzed), in conversation with Jonny Sun and Kishonna Gray.


On black cultural production online.


5:00pm-6:30pm. MIT Media Lab, E14 Lecture Hall (E14-633) on the sixth floor. 75 Amherst St, Cambridge.


Free and open to the public. Please note that RSVP-ing does not guarantee entry and that seating is on a first-come-first-served basis.


This event will be live-streamed through Periscope at @MITHumorSeries.


This talk generously funded by the MIT De Florez Fund for Humor, in association with the MIT Media Lab's MIT Center for Civic Media, and co-sponsored by the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.


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UPCOMING EVENTS


WEDNESDAY, MAY 10. Heben Nigatu (BuzzFeed’s Another Round podcast) in conversation with Meryl Alper and Kishonna Gray. Moderated by Jonny Sun. This event is also sponsored by the DUSP Student of Color Committee. 5-6:30pm. MIT Media Lab. E14-633.
https://www.facebook.com/events/911218039019984/


THURSDAY, MAY 11. Dylan Marron (of Welcome to Night Vale, Seriously.tv) in conversation with Jonny Sun and Ethan Zuckerman. Humor in media-activism for underrepresented and marginalized communities. This event is also sponsored by the DUSP Student Council. 5-6:30pm. MIT Media Lab. E14-633.
https://www.facebook.com/events/205433559966412/


MONDAY, MAY 15. Nathan Zed (@nathanzed), in conversation with Kishonna Gray and Jonny Sun. On black cultural production online. This event is also sponsored by the DUSP Student of Color Committee. 5-6:30pm. MIT Media Lab. E14-633.
https://www.facebook.com/events/458932864457628/


THURSDAY, MAY 18. The comedians behind the Tax March: Maura Quint (New Yorker, McSweeney's, Rolling Stone) and Frank Lesser (writer, The Colbert Report) in conversation with Jonny Sun. On the relationship between humor and protest. This event is also sponsored by DUSP. 5-6:30pm. MIT Media Lab. E14-633.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1893749320892932/

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