Adam Lowenstein

Adam Lowenstein is Associate Professor of English and Film Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, where he also directs the Film Studies Program.  He is the author of Shocking Representation: Historical Trauma, National Cinema, and the Modern Horror Film (Columbia University Press, 2005) as well as essays that have appeared in Cinema Journal, Representations, Film Quarterly, Critical Quarterly, boundary 2, Post Script, and numerous anthologies.  He has been interviewed on issues of cinema and culture in the New York Times, the Village Voice, and in the documentary The American Nightmare.  His new book Dreaming of Cinema: Spectatorship, Surrealism, and the Age of Digital Media is forthcoming from Columbia University Press.  


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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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