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Meaning of Life Lunch: Humor and Irony

What is irony? And how is it different or similar to humor? This quarter, we'll think loosely about humor and irony as they shape our worlds, perceptions, community, and confrontation with sorrow, anger, injustice, and delight. First meeting is April 2nd.and meets every Friday from 12-1 for Spring 2021..

Meaning of Life Lunch / Spring 2021
Humor and Irony

What is irony? And how is it different or similar to humor? How does either sentiment contribute to our knowledge or experience in the world? What makes humor meaningful across cultures? Must societies share a common sense of history for humor or irony to function? This quarter, we’ll think loosely about humor and irony as they shape our worlds, perceptions, community, and confrontation with sorrow, anger, injustice, and delight.

WHEN: noon–1:00 pm every Friday on Zoom
WHERE: ZOOM; https://uci.zoom.us/j/98091127287   Bring your own lunch and log in (come and go as
you need)
WHO: Anyone! Students, faculty, staff—interested in the intersection of humor and irony, philosophy, society, ecology, religion, ethics & meaning. No preparation needed to attend.

Questions? Contact Brianne Donaldson b.donaldson@UCI.edu, Religious Studies & Philosophy