“Culture of Class: Radio and Cinema in the Making of a Divided Argentina, 1920-1946”
March 25, 2014, 2-4pm
Buchanan Tower 799
Part of the Hispanic Studies Research Seminar
Discussant: Professor Jessica Stites Mor (UBC-Okanagan)
“Argentines into Latins: The Transnational Jazz Histories of Lalo Shifrin and Gato Barbieri”
March 25, 2014, 6-8pm
SFU Harbour Centre, Room 7000
Discussant: Alejandra Bronfman (History, UBC)
Matthew Karush is Associate Professor of History at George Mason University. He received his PhD from the University of Chicago in 1997. Karush is an expert on the history of modern Argentina and has published extensively on labor politics and on mass culture. His new book is Culture of Class: Radio and Cinema in the Making of a Divided Argentina, 1920-1946 (Duke University Press, 2012). Karush is also co-editor of The New Cultural History of Peronism: Power & Identity in Mid-Twentieth Century Argentina (Duke University Press, 2010). He is currently at work on a transnational history of Argentine popular music in the twentieth century.
Sponsored by French, Hispanic and Italian Studies (UBC), Latin American Studies (UBC), Latin American and Iberian Studies (UBC-Okanagan), and Latin American Studies (SFU).