English and
Cultural Studies

The teaching and research provided through our department focus upon the critical interpretation, social and historical context, and creative expression of literature and culture. The department cultivates the understanding and skills critical to participation and success in a complex, multicultural and global world.

Faculty

Day, Amber

Amber Day

Associate Professor, English and Cultural Studies
Faculty Suite H, Room 225
aday@bryant.edu

Amber Day is the author of Satire and Dissent: Interventions in Contemporary Political Debate. She has articles in Social Research, Popular Communication, The International Journal of Communication, The Electronic Journal of Communication, Communicazione Politica, and the anthology Satire TV: Politics and Comedy in the Post Network Era. She is editing an anthology titled DIY Utopia. Her research focuses broadly on the intersections of art and political speech, including ironic and satiric communication, political performance and activism, and public debate.

She teaches a course on Political Satire, another on Theater of Political Engagement, and sections of Introduction to Literary Studies and Introduction to Cultural Studies

Her research focuses broadly on the intersections of art and political speech, including satire and irony, political performance and activism, and public debate.

  • International Communication Association
  • National Communication Association
  • Society for Cinema and Media Studies
  • 2016, Bryant University Merit Award
  • 2014, Bryant University Merit Award, 2014
  • 2012, Bryant University Merit Award 2012
  • 2011, Research and Publication Award
  • 2009, Merit Award

Day, A., Ventriloquism as Activism: Hacking Chevron's 'We Agree' Campaign, Palgrave MacMillan, 2017.

Day, A., Irony, New York University Press, 2016.

Day, A., Irony, Satire, and the Clickhole, Texas University Press, 2016.

Day, A., Pretty/Funny: Women Comedians and Body Politics, Feminist Review, 2015.

Day, A., Parodic TV News and Political Engagement, Modern Lanaguage Association, 2017.

Day, A., Culture Jamming and Media Activism, Wiley-Blackwell, 2016.

Day, A., DIY Utopia: Cultural Imagination and the Remaking of the Possible, Lexington Books, 2016.

Day, A., Shifting the Conversation: Colbert's Super PAC and the Measurement of Satirical Efficacy, International Journal of Communication, 2013.

Day, A., Shifting the Conversation: Colbert's Super PAC and the Measurement of Satirical Efficacy, USC Annenberg Press, 2013.

Day, A., Live From New York, It's the Fake News! Saturday Night Live nad hte (Non) Politics of Parody, Routledge, 2012.

Day, A., Mr. Stewart and Mr. Colbert Go to Washington: Television Satirists Outside the Box, Social Text, 2012.

Day, A., Satire and Dissent: A Theoretical Overview, Comunicazione Politica, 2012.

Day, A., Satire and Dissent: Interventions in Contemporary Political Debate, Indiana University Press, 2011.

Day, A., And Now...The News? Mimesis and the Real in The Daily Show, New York University Press, 2009.

Day, A., Uncensored? Reinventing Humor and Satire in Post-Soviet Russia, The Russian Journal of Communication, 2009.

Day, A., Are They for Real? Activism and Ironic Identities, Electronic Journal of Communication, 2008.

Day, A., The Maria Chronicles, Theatre Journal, 2005.