Thursday 19th - Sunday 29th October 2017, Manchester UK

This symposium will be the first convened by Mixed Bill, a newly established interdisciplinary comedy and gender research network currently comprised of researchers from the Universities of Salford, Leeds and Sheffield Hallam. This inaugural event will be a vibrant mixture of academic papers, interventions, workshops and panel discussions and will coincide with the opening of the 2017 Women in Comedy Festival in central Manchester

Women and comedy symposium

University of Salford

Thursday 19th October


Founding members:

Ellie Tomsett (PhD candidate Sheffield Hallam University and researcher in residence with the Women in Comedy Festival@EllieTomsett 

Lisa Moore (Lecturer in Performance and PhD candidate Salford University) @Lisamoore4

Kate Fox (PhD candidate Leeds University and stand-up poet) @katefoxwriter

Thursday 19th - Sunday 29th October 2017, Manchester UK