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Woke Comedy – Stand-up Comedy’s role in Decolonisation

How is Stand-up comedy being used in post-colonial Africa to decolonize mindsets? Can comedy reunite divided oppressed peoples? In post-apartheid South Africa, stand-up comedy is often divided along racial lines. At what point can comedy be effective in building social cohesion and when is it country productive even if popular? Do stand-up comedians have a role to play in reconnecting fragmented societies?

Date

May 03 2022
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Time

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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