University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow

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Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow is a writer-in-residence at UC-Irvine and the author of "Personal Stereo," a cultural history of the Walkman. Her writing has appeared in Slate, The Nation, The New York Times Book Review and Dissent, where she is a contributing editor. She previously was a contributing writer for the Boston Globe’s Ideas section and a Journalism and Media Fellow at the UCLA Institute of Environment and Sustainability.

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Scheduled events:
Focus, Focus, Focus: Object Lesson Lit
The Object Lesson Series is a new phenomenon in literature. Authors select a single, simple object and explore it from all sides. Meet Anna Leahy, Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow and Nicole Walker, who will explain the object of their work. Assistive listening devices available.

Student Union Kachina (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 11, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Anna Leahy, Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow, Nicole Walker
Moderator: Matt Bell

Personal Stereo
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Bloomsbury Academic
September 2017
ISBN 9781501322815
152 pages
$14.95, INSTORE
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Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow investigates the Walkman’s influence on public space, our relationship to electronic personal devices, and the fears and exhilaration induced by new technologies (as well as the nostalgia attached to old ones).

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Tucson Medical Center

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