FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10/08/97
Contact: Margie Yu
Public Affairs Assistant
PHONE: (323) 343-3047
FAX: (323) 343-6405
Authors to Speak at Cal State L.A.
What & Who:
Cal State L.A. will present a lecture and booksigning by authors Felix Gutierrez, senior vice president and executive director of the Freedom Forum's Pacific Coast Center, and Clint Wilson II, professor of journalism at Howard University. The event is co-sponsored by the University Times, Communication Studies Department and the University Bookstore at Cal State L.A.
Monday, October 13, at 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Cal State L.A. Fine Arts Gallery, Fine Arts Building (south of King Hall). The University is located at the Eastern Avenue exit, San Bernardino (I-10) Freeway, at the interchange of the 10 and 710 Freeways.
Cal State L.A. journalism alumni from the '60s, Gutierrez and Wilson carved out careers as advocates for minorities in media careers. Wilson and Gutierrez have written Race, Multiculturalism and the Media: From Mass to Class Communication. Wilson, who has recently co-authored A History of the Black Press, helped found the Association of Black Journalists, L.A. chapter. Gutierrez was a founding member of the California Chicano News Media Association.
Free to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For more information on the program, call Berkley Hudson or Dru Farnham at (323) 343-4215.