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California American Studies Association Conference on Campus

April 15, 2015

WHAT:
This year's conference by the California American Studies Association (CASA), the regional branch of the interdisciplinary American Studies Association, will be hosted at Cal State Fullerton. Presenters will include 37 Cal State Fullerton faculty members and students from seven University departments, as well as academics and students from universities and community colleges from around the country.

WHEN:
Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25

WHERE:
Cal State Fullerton's Titan Student Union, unless otherwise noted
800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, 92831

MORE:
CASA panel topics include: "Race, Gender and Popular Culture in America," "Queering Queer Politics: Alternative Voices Within the LGBT Community, 1930s-1980s" and "Women in Popular Culture." Kyla Tompkins, author of "Racial Indigestion: Eating Bodies in the Nineteenth Century" and associate professor of English and gender and women's studies at Pomona College, will offer the keynote address.

Additional information and a full schedule are available online. Presentations are open to the public. 

PARKING:
$2 per hour or $8 for a daily permit Monday through Friday, free on weekends. Details are available online

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Elaine Lewinnek, 657-278-3595
Sarah Muñoz, 657-278-3801

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