Comedy and the Constitution: the Legacy of Lenny Bruce

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 27, 2016 to October 28, 2016
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Human Rights, Law and Legal History, Social History / Studies

Comedian Lenny Bruce’s legacy is the focus of a two-day conference this fall at Brandeis University.  On-line registration is now open:

http://www.brandeis.edu/lenny-bruce/registration/index.html

“Comedy and the Constitution” will mark the formal opening of the collection of archival material that the university acquired from Bruce’s daughter, Kitty Bruce, with a generous grant from the Hugh M. Hefner Foundation.

The conference will be held Oct. 27-28, 2016 in Goldfarb Library.

Contact Info: 

Sybil Schlesinger, Program Administrator, American Studies, Brandeis University

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