DON and ALLEEN NILSEN

DIVISION OF THE HUMANITIES

EMERITUS COLLEGE

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY

1884 EAST ALAMEDA DRIVE

TEMPE, AZ 85282-2873

 

PowerPoints presented at AATH, ASU, ISHS, Osher, New Adventures, New Frontiers and Sagewood:

HUMOR ACROSS THE DISCIPLINES:

Anthropology

     Animal Play

     Ethnic Humor

     Indian Humor

     Irish Humor

     Jewish Humor

     Play

     Scottish Humor

Art

     Cartoon Humor

     Comic Strips

     Optical Illusions

     Visual Literacy

Business

Computer Science

Education

     Creativity

Health

History

     ISHS History

Humor Theory

Linguistics

    Afghan Humor

     African-American Humor

     Ambiguity

     American Pop Language

     Body Language

     Discourse Humor

     Hispanic Humor

     Indian Humor

     Irish Humor

     International Humor

     Jewish Humor

     Jokes

     Language Acquisition

     Morphology

     Names & Nyms

     Name Variation

     Phonetics

     Phonology

     Pokemon Word Play

     Pragmatics

     Prototype Theory

     Regional & Social Dialects

     Rhetoric

     Scottish Humor

     Semantics

     Spanish-American Contrast

     Speech Acts

     Spelling

     Syntax

     Translation

     Usage

     VARIES (Language Variation)

Literature

     Alexie's Humorous Names

     Archetypes (See Other Column)

     Austen's Paradox

     Carroll's Parodies

     Cisneros's Humorous Names

     Dahl's Word Play in "The BFG"

     Dickens's Humor

     Gaiman's Humorous Names

     Gallows Humor

     Irony

     Martel's Humorous Names

     Metaphor

     Names in YA Lit (Overview)

     Paradox

     Parody

     Parodies of Poe

     Pillsbury Doughboy

     Poetry

     Poetry II

     Rowling's Humorous Names

     Rowling's Schemes

     Rowling's Tropes

     Sarcasm

     Satire

     Shakespeare's Humor

     Snicket's Humorous Names

     Star Trek

     Star Wars Humor

     Symbolism (See Other Column)

     Urban Legends

     Wilde's Paradoxes

Music

Philosophy

Politics

     Arizona Political Humor

     Political Cartoons

Psychology

     Innateness Hypothesis

Religion

     Jewish Humor

     Mormon Humor

Sociology

     Accidental Humor

     Clowns

     Gender

     Gerontology

     Laughter

     Movies

     Obscenity & Censorship

     Stand-Up Comedy

     Television

 

 

 

AMERICAN SYMBOLISM:

Symbols in Mythology I

    Greek & Roman

Symbols in Mythology II

     Greek, Roman & Hogwarts

Symbols in Mythology III

     Norse & Egyptian

Additional Symbols IV

     Shapes, Flags, Names & Colors

Additional Symbols V

     Numbers & Business

Additional Symbols VI

     National, Military, Sports &

     Games

Vocabulary Symbols

ARCHETYPES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE:

Archetypes I: Overview

Archetypes II: Innocent, Orphan,

     Warrior & Caregiver

Archetypes III: Seeker, Destroyer,

     Lover & Creator

Archetypes IV: Ruler, Magician,

     Sage & Wise Fool