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The Author's Forum Presents: Broadcasting Modernity: Cuban Commercial Television, 1950-1960

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
4:00 AM
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)

In this Author’s Forum event, Yeidy Rivero and Ruth Behar discuss Rivero’s latest book. In Broadcasting Modernity: Cuban Commercial Television, 1950-1960, Rivero not only demonstrates television's importance to Cuban cultural identity formation, she explains how the medium functions in society during times of radical political and social transformation.

Yeidy M. Rivero is associate professor of screen arts and cultures at U-M. Ruth Behar is Victor Haim Perera Collegiate Professor of Anthropology at U-M.

The Author's Forum is a collaboration between the U-M Institute for the Humanities, the University of Michigan Library, & the Ann Arbor Book Festival.