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Women's Bodies and Women's Comic Voices
Are Lecture Topics

By Ralph Derickson

 

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Niebylski has a doctorate in comparative literature from Brandeis University. She has published widely on Latin American narrative and poetry. She is currently the director of Graduate Studies for the UK program in Hispanic studies.

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Lexington, Ky. (Oct. 21, 2002) -- Dianna Niebylski, associate professor of Latin American literature in the University of Kentucky's Latin American Studies and Social Theory program, will present a lecture based on material from her upcoming book, "Humoring Resistance: Laughter, Bodies, Excess in Latin American Women's Fiction," at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, in 206 Student Center.

The lecture is part of the University of Kentucky Women's Studies Colloquium Series.

Niebylski has a doctorate in comparative literature from Brandeis University. She has published widely on Latin American narrative and poetry. She is currently the director of Graduate Studies for the UK program in Hispanic studies.

Her lecture will be on the subject of women's bodies and women's comic voices (and not so comic silences) in theories of Western humor.


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