Slapstick Superstars: What Makes the French Laugh

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
UA Poetry Center Rubel Room 1508 E. Helen Street Tucson, AZ 85718

Humanities Week Presents "Slapstick Superstars: What Makes the French Laugh"

Presented by Alain-Philippe Durand, French and Italian, Africana Studies

Why do the French like Jerry Lewis so much? Ever wonder why Hollywood remakes so many French comedies? What do Adam Sandler, Steve Carell, and Eddie Murphy owe to the French? Delve into the comedic and humor techniques used in French cinema throughout the years and come prepared to laugh.

A light reception will follow.

Questions? Please contact Jenna Finfrock at 520.621.0210 or at