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Comedy on Campus: Censorship or Free Speech?

The Centre for Comedy Studies Research (CCSR) presents a lively panel debate discussing Comedy on Campus: Censorship or Free Speech?

To what extent is stand-up and performance comedy censored on university campuses? What do particular examples of the censorship of comedy tell us about power relations in universities? What are the roles of comedians and comic discourses in shaping responses to the censorship of comedy? Does free speech and/or censorship make comedy more inclusive/exclusive? Does free speech and/or censorship facilitate engagement or disengagement with comedy? What skills do comedians bring to discussions of free speech and/or censorship?