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Next Los Angeles History Research Group Meeting: April 9 in Washington, D.C.

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The next meeting of the Los Angeles History Research Group for 2009-2010 will take place at the Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting in Washington D.C., on Friday, April 9, 2010, at 10:15 a.m.   The Group will be sponsoring the following panel consisting of three presentations, commentary, and group discussion:

New Directions in Scholarship on the History of Los Angeles:
Urban Development, the Processes of Modernity, and Immigrant Activism

Chair: Nicolas Rosenthal, Loyola Marymount University

The Local Line: Re-Evaluating Rural Community Development and the Dynamics of Metropolitan Growth in Los Angeles, 1902-1929
Kyle Livie, San Francisco State University

Leisurewear and the Retail Revolution: Los Angeles Men’s Clothing Merchandising, 1925-1960
William Scott, University of Delaware

The Forging of an Iranian American Ethnicity in Los Angeles, 1979-1993
Parandeh Kia, California State University

Commentator: Allison Varzally, California State University, Fullerton

Question may be directed to one of the coordinators listed below:

Nick Rosenthal, ngrosen@lmu.edu

Allison Varzally, avarzally@exchange.fullerton.edu

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