Victorian Persistence Seminar, session 33: “Exploring persistence in humour: Cartoons and comic dialogues in the late Ottoman Empire.”

Karagöz Salnamesi 4 78 2Karagöz Salnamesi 4 63 1Karagöz Salnamesi 4 51 1 Session 33 of our seminar took place on Wednesday 25 March at the Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7 (Bâtiment Olympes de Gouges, salle 347, 17h30-19h30).

Dr. Michael Talbot (Université Paris 1) gave a paper entitled “Exploring persistence in humour: Cartoons and comic dialogues in the late Ottoman Empire.” His respondent was Sam Dolbee (NYU).

Sam Dolbee (New York University) and Dr. Michael Talbot (Université Paris 1)

Sam Dolbee (New York University) and Dr. Michael Talbot (Université Paris 1)

We worked on the following texts :

– Ottoman primary sources : Cartoons and Jokes

– Palmira Brummett, Image and Imperialism in the Revolutionary Ottoman Press, 1908-1911 (New York: SUNY, 2000), chapter 7 : The Comic Culture

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