Date Thesis Awarded


Document Type

Honors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelors of Arts (BA)


American Studies


Grey Gundaker

Committee Member

Francesca Sawaya

Committee Member

Timothy Barnard


Comedy, specifically comedy shared via social media, has provided an outlet to encourage public discussion of the Bill Cosby sexual assault allegations, when such a dialogue had long been culturally repressed and ignored in mainstream media.

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