Steven J. Ross: Hollywood Left and Right | The Provost’s Writers Series

sjross300Visions & Voices, a university-wide arts and humanities initiative, hosts a conversation between Lear Center Director Marty Kaplan and Steven J. Ross, professor of history at USC and co-director of the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities. Ross is the author of several books, including Working-Class Hollywood: Silent Film and the Shaping of Class in America (named by the Los Angeles Times as one of the Best Books of 1998) and Movies and American Society. He will talk about his most recent book, Hollywood Left and Right: How Movie Stars Shaped American Politics, which received the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Film Scholars Award (the academic equivalent of an Oscar) and a Pulitzer Prize nomination.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 | 7PM
University Park Campus | University Club (FAC)