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HSSC 2018 Conference (Saturday, February 10, 2018)

Historical Society of Southern California
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Feb 10 8:30AM - 5:00PM

The Historical Society of Southern California
2018 Annual Conference
From the Cold War to The Space Race: Science, Technology, And Society In Southern California

February 10, 2018
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Pomona, CA

The HSSC 2018 conference has a theme of From the Cold War to The Space Race: Science, Technology, and Society in Southern California. Sessions will begin at 9:00am with the welcome and keynote. The Keynote/2018 Dunning Featured Speaker is Becky Nicolaides, Center for the Study of Women, UCLA, who will talk about Rethinking the Dream: Old and New Frameworks for Understanding Suburban Life in Southern California after 1950.

Other sessions will include: "Remembering Southern Californias Aerospace Era,""Roundtable: Postwar Civic Architecture: Pomonas Civic," "Community Building and Cultural Movements in Postwar Southern California," "War, Antiwar, and Cold War: The Vietnam Era in Southern California," and "Private-Public Partnerships in the Cold War." The full program is available at our website,

Lunch will include the presentation of the 2017 HSSC awards. Lunch is available as as add-on after your select a registration option. The cost of lunch is $20.

Pre-registration is available until February 3, 2018. On-site regstration rates will be higher.

Contact HSSC Executive Director Amy Essington at or call 323-222-0546 with any questions.

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