University of Calgary

CNST 339 - Canadian Humour And Culture - Winter 2013

An examination and evaluation of the traditions and techniques of Canadian humour and humorists in a variety of media. Examples will be drawn from newspaper humorists, oral folk humour, legend, essays and other literary humour, animated and other films, radio and television, and political cartoons. Humour will be analysed as a means of communicating cultural values, traditions, and mythology.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • LEC 1WF 15:30 - 16:45
This course will be offered next in Fall 2014.
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