Elisabeth Becker in the Religion and Its Publics blog

Elisabeth Becker

CCS Postdoctoral Fellow Elisabeth Becker has just published Laughing Through Tears: The Tragicomedy of American Muslim Life in the Religion and Its Publics blog.

“The profiles of comedians who are Muslims are on the rise, showcasing a group which is growing not just in number but also in popularity. Many of these comedians share a common thread in their acts — an intertwining of tragedy and comedy in their narratives about religion, identity, and belonging.”