Anthropology of jocosity: sociological aspects of laughter, humor and joke

Nelson Mugabe, a researcher at Bloco 4 Foundation and a doctoral student in social sciences at the State University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, said on May 30that the Center for African Studies at Eduardo Mondlane University on a topic not explored in the Mozambican academic field: «laughter, humor and joke».

As a speaker, he presented a literature review on these three concepts discussed in the social sciences, looking in a particular way for their use and practices or discourses of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) universe, which has been since 2012 study in Mozambique.

His presentation had as commentator, head of the Department of Sociology of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Eduardo Mondlane University, which has done work on the LGBT universe.