Jun 24, 2019

No pierden el humor: Humor in Mexico – An Update

June 24, 2019 12-2pm at PCOH 2012

Light refreshments provided

RSVP BY 21 JUNE 2019


  • Hour 1:
    • Intro
    • Findings
  • Hour 2:
    • Workshop



As part of the recent Mitacs funded research project ‘No pierden el humor: Post-disaster humor in Mexico’,

Gabriella Maestrini, Shauna Butterwick and Larisa Enriquez Vasquez in collaboration with a group of students from UNAM in Mexico City cordially invite you to this seminar / workshop.

We are happy to extend the seminar invitation to EDST students, faculty and beyond.

“The word death is not pronounced in New York, in Paris, in London, because it burns the lips. The Mexican, in contrast, is familiar with death, jokes about it, caresses it; it is one of his [sic] favorite toys and his most steadfast love… Mexican death is the mirror of Mexican life…”

~ Octavio Paz
The Labyrinth of Solitutde