The article explores the use of campus humor as a crisis intervention approach in higher education as of 2023. Topics discussed include the production of campus humor as a subversive form of play within the corporatized university, and three case studies of humorous media that examine discrete but highly intertextual forms of mediated humor to address campus crises before and during the pandemic. Also noted are these studies' transmedia adaptation to the university in crisis.
Howley, Kevin. “Serious Play: Campus Humor in Precarious Times.” Literature Film Quarterly, vol. 51, no. 3, Summer 2023