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Faculty Author Series

The Faculty Author Series recognizes the latest research and scholarship by UC Merced faculty members.

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Upcoming Speakers

Faculty Author Series: Justin Gautreau

Aug. 30, 2021 - 2:05pm to Oct. 14, 2021 - 2:05pm

Please join us for an author talk featuring Merritt Writing Program lecturer Justin Gautreau, who will discuss his recent book, The Last Word: The Hollywood Novel and the Studio System. The Last Word discusses Hollywood culture critique - in particular the fiction written by industry insiders to share what was considered unfilmable. While a unique perspective in the 1920s and 1930s, the Hollywood novel's relevance gradually declined in the years after. That said, the books remain a fascinating window into Hollywood and the public imagination. 

Event Date: Thursday, October 14, 2021

Event Time: 2 PM - 3 PM

Event Location: Zoom (link and passcode provided with registration)

Audience: All are welcome!