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Please join us in the Guangzhou American Center at the U.S. Consulate at 2:30PM on Thursday, June 7 for a discussion on the Satire comic strips. Assistant Professor Jay Black will discuss how the American comic strip became an instrument of political satire. And defined antiauthoritarian rhetoric seen today in late night comedy programs that allows humor to speak truth to authority.
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