Thursday, 06 January
87. California Currents
3:30–4:45 p.m., Platinum Salon J, J. W. Marriott
Program arranged by the Western Literature Association
Presiding: Alexander J. Hunt, West Texas A&M Univ.
1. “California Fiction and the Geography of Power,” Molly Crumpton Winter, California State Univ., Stanislaus
2. “Novels as Advertisements and the Production of ‘Surfer Girl Localisms’ across California and Mexico,” Krista Comer, Rice Univ.
3. “Castles, Cowboys, and the California Central Coast,” David Shawn Tomkins, Univ. of Southern California