Chris Yogerst

Chris Yogerst is assistant professor of communication, Department of Arts and Humanities, at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. He is author of From the Headlines to Hollywood: The Birth and Boom of Warner Bros. His next book about the 1941 Senate investigation into motion picture propaganda is due out in 2020.


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Mel Brooks, Boomer’s Comedian

Mel Brooks looked for boundaries to cross and conventions to subvert, but his best work rarely came from crossing social and political boundaries....



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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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