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An Evening with Aparna Nancherla
Thursday, April 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm EDT
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.
SpeakersAparna 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.
This event is sponsored by the MIT de Florez Fund for Humor and is free for the MIT community and the general public.