About this Online Event
As protests continue across the country following the death of George Floyd, Hasan Minhaj joins us to discuss the role and responsibility of comedy as a tool for education during times of global unrest. In a wide-ranging conversation, he'll explain how he uses his platform on Patriot Act to address complex social issues with both humor and sensitivity. He'll also explore how the global pandemic has forced artists across the entertainment industry to rethink the way they interact with fans.
Featured Speakers
Hasan Minhaj
Host and Creator, 'Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj'
Hasan Minhaj is the host and creator of Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, which won Peabody and Primetime Emmy Awards in 2019. Minhaj also won a Peabody Award for his Netflix comedy special Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King and his performance hosting the 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner. A first-generation American, Minhaj joined The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in November 2014 as a correspondent and remained on the show through August 2018.
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Event Details
Date: Tuesday June 9, 2020
Time: 8:00 - 8:45 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)