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An Evening with Aparna Nancherla

Thursday, April 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm EDT

Comedian Aparna Nancherla
Comedian Aparna Nancherla
Comedian Aparna Nancherla
Named one of Variety’s Ten Comics to Watch for 2016, Aparna Nancherla has carved out a space for herself in comedy with transparency and self-examination. A former writer on Late Night with Seth Meyers and Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, Nancherla heads to MIT this spring for a moderated discussion on her career and her honesty about her struggles with depression. MIT philosophy professor Kieran Setiya will moderate.


Aparna Nancherla is a comedian and host of the long-running underground comedy show, Whiplash, at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York. She has appeared on Conan, @midnight, Adam Devine’s House Party, and NBC’s Last Comic Standing.

Moderator: Kieran Setiya is a philosophy professor at MIT and author of five books including Midlife: A Philosophical Guide to be published in 2017.

DeFlorez Fund for Humor

This event is sponsored by the MIT de Florez Fund for Humor and is free for the MIT community and the general public.


Thursday, April 13, 2017
5:00 pm EDT
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MIT Building 3, Room 270
33 Massachusetts Ave (Rear)
Cambridge, MA 02319 United States
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