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Humor in Politics: Lecture (OLLI at U-M 50+)

Location: Washtenaw County
Date: Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Speaker: Bernard Klein, Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Public Administration, UofM-Dearborn

Humor has always played an important role in political systems. Humor has been used as a weapon in political battles as well as a lubricant in helping to keep politics operating smoothly. Many examples will be presented on of types of humor in both free societies as well as authoritarian ones. Professor Klein served as Interim Chancellor UofM-Dearborn several times.

This is the fifth of six lectures in the Thursday series, "Humor: What's So Funny?"

Location: Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 2900 Jackson Rd. Please car pool when possible.
Fee: If OLLI member, $30/person for this 6-lecture series. $10/person for one-day lecture, payable at the door. Sponsored by: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at U-M (50+) All OLLI events are open to anyone over age 50. Membership is $20 annually.
For more information, call 734-998-9351 or go to http://olliumich.org.

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