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Lewis Black returns to the classroom

April 13, 2022

Comedian and Carolina alumnus Lewis Black sat down with undergraduate students enrolled in an “Ethics of Comedy” course to discuss his career, time at Chapel Hill and what makes them laugh.

Learning behind the laughter

June 24, 2021

In Associate Professor Michelle Robinson’s American studies Maymester course, “Comedy and Ethics,” students explored how stand-up comedy enriches American culture and sparks ethical discussions, all while making people laugh.

Maymester: “Ethics of Stand-up Comedy”

May 30, 2019

“Ethics of Stand-up Comedy” is a Maymester course that examines comedy’s role in society as a form of cultural expression full of underlying ethical discussions.