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Comedy therapy April 10

April 4, 2013

Kelli Dunham is an ex-nun, genderqueer, public health nurse, and stand-up comic. She will appear at the Women At Noon program on Wednesday, April 10.

Kelli Dunham is an  expert not only on the fine line between comedy and tragedy, but also healthcare self advocacy and family caregiving.Wednesday, April 10
Noon-1 p.m.
Lory Student Center
Room 220-222

Comedy: A known therapy

Building on Kelli Dunham's now infamous line "comedy/tragedy, it's such a fine distinction," this presentation focuses on the use of "gallows humor" and how the human species has used humor to cope with even the most difficult situations.

Appearances on Showtime

Dunham has appeard on Showtime, the Discovery Channel, and once--just once, at a livestock auction. She was one of Velvet Park Magazine's 25 Significant Queer Women of 2011.

This program is being offered In collaboration with Diversity and Social Justice Programs and GLBT Resources Center.

What is the Women at Noon program?

The Kathryn T. Bohannon Women at Noon is a weekly brown bag lunch series that the Women and Gender Advocacy Center hosts throughout the spring and fall semesters.

The series takes place on Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. Women at Noon serves to provide a safe place on campus for women and the community to explore a variety of topic areas from a “gender”  perspective.  

Contact: Women and Gender Advocacy Center
Phone: (970) 491-6384