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Thursday, 06 January

6. Center of the Mission Cult: Reading (at) Riverside’s Mission Inn

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Atrium III, J. W. Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Cheryl D. Edelson, Chaminade Univ.

1. “Sins of Omission: Mediterraneanism and the Phantasms of History in Southern California,” Jeremiah Axelrod, Occidental Coll.

2. “Southern California’s Unique Museum Hotel: Collecting, Consumption, and the Mission Inn’s Role in Reimagining a Region’s History,” Emily McEwen, Mission Inn Foundation and Museum

3. “A Place We Go to See the World: Frank A. Miller’s Mission Inn as Imperial Romance,” Stanley D. Orr, Univ. of Hawai‘i, West O‘ahu

Respondent: Kevin Starr, Univ. of Southern California

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