Crime and pop culture conference links past to present


ISU News — Cherstin Lyon, associate professor of history at California State University, San Bernardino, was one of the nine featured speakers of the fourth annual International Crime, Media and Popular Culture Studies Conference at Indiana State University.

Lyon spoke on the way criminality is socially constructed in times of war, focusing on the unfair treatment of Japanese-Americans. She is the author of “Prisons and Patriots: Japanese American Wartime Citizenship, Civil Disobedience, and Historical Memory.”

The article was published Oct. 4, 2012.

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