Upcoming Events




01/31/2018 5:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Christopher Perkins, PhD student in Literature

Address: 401 Morrill Hall
Phone: 405-744-1881
Message: 405-744-9474
E-mail: cbperki@ostatemail.okstate.edu 

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Comedy and Humor
  • Comedy and Dissent
  • Hipsters and Lenny Bruce 

Honors and Offices

  • 2006 Winner of the Texas Association of Creative Writing Teachers Short Fiction Award

Conference Presentations

  • "Get up Stand-up: Autobiographical Performance and Social Meaning in Stand-up Comedy.” PCA/ACA National Conference. Chicago, IL. 2014
  • “Confound This Surly Nation: Synge’s Poems and Translations and Modern Ireland.” American Conference for Irish Studies Midwest Regional Meeting: Other Irelands. Iowa City, IA. 2013.
  • “People and Puppets: Borders qua Comedy in The Code of the Woosters.” Oklahoma State EGSA Graduate Conference: Borders and Borderlands. Stillwater, OK. 2012.
  • “The Sympathetic Detective: Father Brown and Mr. Monk.” Southwest Texas Pop Culture and American Culture Association. Albuquerque, NM. 2008

Current Research/Articles in Progress

  • The rhetoric of Lenny Bruce's album covers.

  • The intersection of traditional modes of comedy with autobiography and new media in the comedy of social consciousness.