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Speakers & Issues Series to discuss significance of cosplay
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Filed under Public Information on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 by Author: Public Information.

“Cosplay” – a hobby in which participants wear costumes to represent characters. Costume play.

MSU Texas’ Speakers & Issues Series will host a public forum to discuss the cultural significance of cosplay at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, in Akin Auditorium. The “I play, You play, We play, Cosplay” panel will include Dr. Andrea Button, assistant professor of sociology; Dr. Tiffany Ziegler, assistant professor of history; Kimberly Stevenson, Animania spokesperson and Cosplay manager; and two professional cosplay members discussing the art and fun of cosplay. The discussion will be moderated by Richard Carter.

The event will be family-friendly. Individuals desiring to wear cosplay are requested to not wear full-face headgear and to not bring costume weapons due to seating and safety issues.

Contact Button at for more information.

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