May/11
MIT Humor Series: Dylan Marron (Welcome to Night Vale, Seriously.tv) on humor in media-activism for underrepresented and marginalized communities, in conversation with Jonny Sun and Ethan Zuckerman.

DYLAN MARRON (Welcome to Night Vale, Seriously.tv), in conversation with JONNY SUN and ETHAN ZUCKERMAN. Humor in media-activism for underrepresented and marginalized communities.

Dylan Marron (Drama Desk-nominated writer, performer, media-activist, and video maker) speaks with Jonny Sun (internet comedian and PhD student) and Ethan Zuckerman (director, Center for Civic Media at the MIT Media Lab) about the intersectional representation of people of color and LGBTQ+ communities in media and online, his role as Carlos in the wildly popular Welcome to Night Vale podcast, creating Sitting in Bathrooms with Trans People, Shutting Down Bullsh*t, and his signature Unboxing series, his future projects, and the role of humor and snark in media-activism for underrepresented and marginalized communities.

Thursday, May 11. 5:00pm-6:30pm. Bartos Theater, lower level. E15-070. 20 Ames St, Cambridge.

Free and open to the public. Please note that RSVP-ing does not guarantee entry and that seating is on a first-come-first-served basis.

This talk generously funded by the MIT De Florez Fund for Humor and the DUSP Student Council, in association with the MIT Media Lab's MIT Center for Civic Media, and co-sponsored by the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.