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Tuesday, September 20, 2005

Emily Thompson News

Courtesy of former grad student Audra (who will soon be able to post her own entries!), here is a happy news item about a former HSS faculty member who taught many of us in the history of technology:

"Emily Thompson just got a MacArthur grant. Here's the blurb from salon.com's AP feed:

-- Historian Emily Thompson, 43, who teaches at the University of California at San Diego, said she might use the grant money to include a DVD with film clips in a book about the transition from silent to sound motion pictures, or to help restore an old film."


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