The suggested reading list includes various reading and media recommendations provided by the lecturer. This list of materials can include projects authored by the lecturer or others, and provides further insight into the guest’s sources of inspiration and additional context surrounding the artist/scholar/designer’s work and practice. This list is shared with RMCAD students and faculty and is archived on the website for academic integration and research opportunities. The physical materials are archived in the RMCAD campus library and the VASD Program archive.


The Humor Code: A Global Search for What Makes Things Funny by Peter McGraw and Joel Warner
Book - 2014

Laughter: A Scientific Investigation by Robert R. Provine
Book - 2000

Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life  by Steve Martin
Book - 2007

Comedian directed by Christian Charles
Documentary  - 2002

I Am Comic directed by Jordan Brady
Documentary  - 2010

"The Humor Code Series" on
Online Article Series  - 2014

"April Fools! A Reading List All About Humor" from The Association for Psychological Science
Online Article- 2012