Lary L May

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: University of California, Los Angeles, 1978.
  • B.A.: George Washington University, 1967.

Specialties

  • film and popular culture
  • popular culture
  • post-WWII American history
  • Twentieth Century political and cultural history
Courses Taught
  • AmSt 8249 - Popular Culture and the Postwar Politics of Globalization: Research Strategies
  • AmSt 8250 - Popular Culture and the Postwar Politics of Globalization: Topical Development
  • Hist 8910 - Topics in U.S. History
Research & Professional Activities

Research

  • Bringing It All Back Home: Global Hollywood and America's Cultural Wars: book in progress
Publications
  • The Big Tommorow: Hollywood and the Politics of the American Way. May, Lary, University of Chicago Press, 2000.
  • Screening Out the Past: THe Birth of Mass Culture and the Motion Picture Industry. May, Lary, University of Chicago Press, 1983.
  • Recasting America: Culture and Politics in the Age of Cold War. May, Lary, University of Chicago Press, 1990.
Awards
  • Horace T. Morse-University of Minnesota Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education, 2001 - 2002