May 29, 2020

Farnsworth Delivers Lectures on ‘Late Night with Trump’

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, recently delivered three invited lectures entitled, “Political Humor and the Donald Trump Presidency,” which were drawn from his new co-authored book, Late Night With Trump: Political Humor and the American Presidency. The talks were delivered at the University of Vermont in Burlington, VT, St. Michael’s College in Colchester, VT and the Georgetown Day School in Washington, DC. Dr. Farnsworth was also interviewed regarding this co-authored book by Transition Virginia, a leading Virginia podcast. Listen here.

Dr. Farnsworth has also been quoted in several regional and national news stories:

Democratic trifecta sparks a revolution for LGBTQ Virginians (NBC News.com)

“Late Night with Trump” and Scorched Earth Humor

Democrats Promised To Change Virginia. Here Are Six Areas Where They Made Moves (WAMU)

Year of Fear, Chapter Five: Are Democrats an Endangered Species in Caroline County? Maybe Not. (CJR.org)

Biden Victories Calm the Waters as Sanders’ Ship Founders (The Well News)

Late-Night Comedy Is No Laughing Matter (Public Affairs Council)

Speaker probes political humor in age of Trump (Saint Michael’s College)