Claire Schmidt

Claire Schmidt is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Her research interests include Anglo-Saxon oral tradition and hagiography, postcolonial theory, humor theory, and the occupational folklore of twenty-first-century prison workers and social workers. Her essay, “‘She Said She’d Never Even Had Fried Chicken!’: Foodways, Humor, and Race in Bob Roberts,” was the winner of the Sue Samuelson Award for Foodways Scholarship and is forthcoming in the journal Digest.

Articles by Claire Schmidt

Prisons, Performance Arena, and Occupational Humor

Volume 26, Issue 2 (October, 2011)
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