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A depleted Arnold Town took on league newbies Basford at Eagle Valley. A tight first half saw Basford rack up a 2-0 lead through Jason Talbot and Henry Burton before the home side pulled one back almost on the stroke of half time courtesy of Angelo Georgiou. Basford were unable to break Arnold down in the second half, thanks to strong defending from a tiring Arnold back four and heroic keeping by Matt Gomersall. At the other end, Arnold couldn’t convert chances to equalize and Basford will consider themselves fortunate. 2-1 at the end after a goalless second half.

Biography : Yeidy M. Rivero is an Associate Professor in the Department of Screen Arts and Cultures, and the Program of American Culture at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Contact :

Department of Screen Arts & Cultures University of Michigan
6330 North Quad 105 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1285

E-mail: yrivero[at]umich[dot]edu

Degree(s) :

., Department of Radio, TV, & Film, University of Texas at Austin
. Theatre Department, State University of New York at Stony Brook
. Drama Department, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras

Teaching and Research Interests: Television Studies; Global Media; Race and Media; Spanish Caribbean, Latin American, Latino/a, and African Diaspora Studies

Selected Publications :

Books

Broadcasting Modernities: Cuban Commercial TV, 1950-1960 (book manuscript, in progress)
Tuning Out Blackness: Race and Nation in the History of Puerto Rican Television . Duke University Press, 2005.

Articles

"Diasporic and Marginal Crossroads: The Films of Frances Negrón-Muntaner.” Latino Studies Journal , September 2009, 7 (3): 336–356.
"Havana as a 1940s-1950s Latin American Media Capital.” Critical Studies in Media Communication , August 2009, 26 (3): 275-293.
"Broadcasting Modernity: Cuban Television, 1950-1953.” Cinema Journal , Spring 2007, 42 (3): 3-25.
"Channeling Blackness/Challenging Racism: A Theatrical Response.” Global Media and Communication , December 2006, 2 (3): 335-354.


Other Activities :

Visiting resident scholar, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania (Fall 2009)

Trustee’s Teaching Award, Department of Communication and Culture, Indiana University-Bloomington (2008)

Ford Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2003-2004).

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