Educational Powerpoint Presentations
Emeritus College Faculty for the Humanities
Arizona State University
1884 East Alameda Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282-2873

Accidental Humor Jewish Humor
Afghan Humor Jokes
African American Humor Laughter
Ambiguity Linguistics and Humor
American Folk Language Literature and Humor
Animal Play Movie Humor
Anthropology and Humor Music Humor
Art and Humor Obscenity and Censorship
Bilingual Humor Optical Illusions
Body Language Humor Philosophy and Humor
Business and Humor Paradox
Cartoons and Humor Parody
Clowns Pillsbury Dough Boy
Comics Play
Computers and Humor Poetry
Creativity Political Cartoons
Education and Humor Political Humor
Ethnic Humor Practical Jokes
Gallows Humor Psychology and Humor
Gender Issues Religious Humor
Gerontology Sarcasm
Gerontology and Gender Satire
Health and Humor Scottish Humor
History and Humor Shakespeare's Humor
Humor Computer Sociology and Humor
Humor Theories Stand-up Comedy
Humor Translation Television Humor
Indian Humor Urban Legends
International Humor Visual Literacy
Irish Humor Symbolism 1
Irony Symbolism 2


The Language of Humor: An Introduction

  • Chapter 1: Introduction & Humor Theories
  • Chapter 2: Humor in Anthropology & Ethnic Studies           
  • Chapter 3: Humor in Art                                                          
  • Chapter 4: Humor in Business                                                  
  • Chapter 5: Humor in Computer Science                                 
  • Chapter 6: Humor in Education                                               
  • Chapter 7: Humor in Gender Studies                                      
  • Chapter 8: Humor in Geography                                             
  • Chapter 9: Humor in Gerontology                                           
  • Chapter 10: Humor in History                                                    
  • Chapter 11: Humor in Journalism                                             
  • Chapter 12: Humor in Law                                                         
  • Chapter 13: Humor in Linguistics                                              
  • Chapter 14: Humor in Literature                                               
  • Chapter 15: Humor in Medicine and Health                             
  • Chapter 16: Humor in Music                                                      
  • Chapter 17: Humor in Names and Naming                               
  • Chapter 18: Humor in the Performing Arts                              
  • Chapter 19: Humor in Philosophy                                              
  • Chapter 20: Humor in Physical Education                                
  • Chapter 21: Humor in Politics                                                    
  • Chapter 22: Humor in Psychology                                             
  • Chapter 23: Humor in Religion                                                  
  • Chapter 24: Humor in Rhetoric and Composition                   
  • Chapter 25: Humor in Sociology