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Thursday, November 21, 2013

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8:00 am – 3:00 pm

003. Business Meeting: National Council

Washington Hilton, A – Albright (T)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

004. Debts of Spirit and Substance

Washington Hilton, C – Cardozo (T)

CHAIR:

Elisa Tamarkin, University of California, Berkeley (CA)

PAPERS:

James Deutsch, Smithsonian Institution (DC)
In Debt to The Poor of New York: Dion Boucicault and the Panics of 1837/1857

Gino Conti, University of Southern California (CA)
Oh, I feel, I feel, I feel: Moravians, Wasted Labor, and the Afterlives of Enthusiasm

Glenda Goodman, University of Southern California (CA)
Unsung Songs of the "Swinish Multitude": Transnational Tunes of Eighteenth-Century Political Protest

Tanja Aho, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)
Wives and/as Debt: Women's Lived Dissent in the Eighteenth Century

COMMENT:

Elisa Tamarkin, University of California, Berkeley (CA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

005. Decolonizing the Indigenous Archive

Washington Hilton, D – Du Pont (T)

CHAIR:

Dustin Tahmahkera, Southwestern University (TX)

PAPERS:

Tyler Jackson Rogers, Yale University (CT)
Decolonizing Indigenous Histories?: (Re)Reading "The Queen of Pamunkey" in Colonial Archives

Alicia Cox, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Denaturalizing Debt in Voth's Photographic Archive: Decolonizing Hopi History by Recentering Life Narratives

Sandra L. Garner, Miami University of Ohio (OH)
Storytelling as Activism: American Indian Social, Political, and Religious Activism

Shaista Patel, University of Toronto (Canada)
The Debt of White Settler Colonialism: Interrogating Logic of "The Commons"

COMMENT:

Dustin Tahmahkera, Southwestern University (TX)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

006. Minority Literature(s) and the Question of an Ethics of Collective Dissent

Washington Hilton, E – Embassy (T)

CHAIR:

Crystal Parikh, New York University (NY)

PAPERS:

Curtis Hisayasu, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
Strangers in the Village: James Baldwin, Urban Realism and the Ethics of Postwar Anti-Racism

Shana Russell, Rutgers University, Newark (NJ)
Alice Childress, Socialist Feminism, and the Ethics of Black Liberation

Samuel Ng, New York University (NY)
In the Lord's Hands: Spirituality, Vulnerability, and Black Womanhood in Lynching Dramas, 1914–1933

Christian Ravela, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
Dispossession Beyond Empowerment: An Alternative Ethical Grammar of Dispossession in Oscar Zeta Acosta's Revolt of the Cockroach People

COMMENT:

Crystal Parikh, New York University (NY)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

007. Sonic Lives of Debt

Washington Hilton, F1 – Fairchild West (T)

CHAIR:

Alexandra Theresa Vazquez, Princeton University (NJ)

PAPERS:

Ray Allen, City University of New York, Brooklyn College (NY)
Holy Ground: Woody Guthrie's Unsung Lyrics

Elliott H. Powell, New York University (NY)
Sampling among the Margins: Hip Hop, Indian Film Music, and the Sonic Life of Debt

Joshua Jelly-Schapiro, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Sound Nation Empire: Emory Cook's "Sounds of Our Times"

Mark Krasovic, Rutgers University, Newark (NJ)
Steve Reich's "Come Out" and the Sound of Evidence in the Long Hot Summers

COMMENT:

Alexandra Theresa Vazquez, Princeton University (NJ)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

008. Visions of Anti-slavery

Washington Hilton, F2 – Fairchild East (T)

CHAIR:

Jacqueline Stewart, University of Chicago (IL)

PAPERS:

Teresa Alice Goddu, Vanderbilt University (TN)
Antislavery's Panoramic Perspective

Alex Black, Cornell University (NY)
Archiving Embodied Resistance: The Emancipation Proclamation and the First South Carolina

Sarah Mesle, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Debt, Race, and the Proslavery Critique of Capitalism

Aston Gonzalez, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Fifty-Three Splendid Panoramic Views: The Racial Politics of James Presley Ball's Touring Antislavery Exhibition

COMMENT:

Jacqueline Stewart, University of Chicago (IL)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

009. Race and Visual Cultures

Washington Hilton, G1 – Gunston West (T)

CHAIR:

Elena Machado Sáez, Florida Atlantic University (FL)

PAPERS:

Peter L'Official, Harvard University (MA)
Death and Taxes: Municipal Photography of South Bronx Ruins

Brent Smith-Casanueva, State University of New York, Stony Brook (NY)
Envisioning Immanent Possibilities: Dystopian Science Fiction, Radical Democracy, and the State of the Debt

Morten Kaergaard Hansen, University of Virginia (VA)
Italian Westerns and the Birth of the American Global

Lisa Thompson, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Repaying the Debt; Colman Domingo's A Boy and His Soul

COMMENT:

Elena Machado Sáez, Florida Atlantic University (FL)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

010. Disrupting the Logic of Indebtedness: A Roundtable on Debt Discourses

Washington Hilton, Columbia Hall 10 (T)

CHAIR:

Angela Stoutenburgh, University of Arizona (AZ)

PANELISTS:/p>

Brendan Cantwell, Michigan State University (MI)

Shannon Calderone, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

Robert Meister, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

011. Payback: The Incorporation and Marginalization of Latinas and Latinos in the United States

Washington Hilton, Columbia Hall 9 (T)

CHAIR:

David Luis-Brown, Claremont Graduate University (CA)

PAPERS:

Lázaro Lima, University of Richmond (VA)
Being Sonia Sotomayor and Other States of Debt

Catherine Sue Ramirez, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)
A Debt to Society: Meritocracy and Assimilation

Anthony Macías, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Redefining "Americana": Chicanas, Chicanos, and U.S. Popular Culture

COMMENT:

David Luis-Brown, Claremont Graduate University (CA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

012. ASA Students' Committee: The Public Intellectual

Washington Hilton, Cabinet (C)

CHAIR:

Phonshia Nie, Northwestern University (IL)

PANELISTS:

Patricia Limerick, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)

Stephanie Stevenson, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

Marilee Lindemann, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

Amy Katherine King, University of Mississippi (MS)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

013. Intellectual Debts, Modernity, and C.L.R. James: "Beyond a Boundary" Fifty Years On

Washington Hilton, Georgetown West (C)

CHAIR:

Ben Carrington, University of Texas, Austin (TX)

PAPERS:

Minkah Makalani, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
West Indian Through and Through, and Very British: James and Coloniality in Theorizing Caribbean Independence

Andrew Smith, University of Glasgow (United Kingdom)
C. L. R. James and the Theory of Empire

W. Chris Johnson, Yale University (CT)
Revolutionary Emeritus: The C. L. R. James Industry

COMMENT:

Ben Carrington, University of Texas, Austin (TX)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

014. Televising Multiculturalism and its Discontents

Washington Hilton, Georgetown East (C)

CHAIR:

Sharon M. Leon, George Mason University (VA)

PAPERS:

Allison McCracken, DePaul University (IL)
Blind Auditions and Vocal Politics: Enacting and Exposing Vocal Essentialism on NBC's The Voice

Janani Subramanian, Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis (IN)
Mindy Kaling and Television Multiculturalism

Gregory Zinman, Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
Nam June Paik and the Aesthetics of Interventionist Media

COMMENT:

Sharon M. Leon, George Mason University (VA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

015. Genes, Disability, and the Challenge to Common Sense

Washington Hilton, Lincoln East (C)

CHAIR:

Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Emory University (GA)

PAPERS:

Rachel Adams, Columbia University (NY)
What's Wrong with Diversity? What the University Can Learn from Inclusive Education

George Estreich, Independent Scholar
On Comedy and Eugenics: Imagining Disability in an Age of Prediction

Alison Piepmeier, College of Charleston (SC)
Challenging a Failure of Imagination

COMMENT:

Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Emory University (GA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

016. Houses, Neighborhoods, and the American Dream Deferred

Washington Hilton, Lincoln West (C)

CHAIR:

Anne Verplanck, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg (PA)

PAPERS:

Douglas Peter Sefton, George Mason University (VA); Charles I. Cassell, Independent Scholar
Debt and the Democratic Dream: Albert I. Cassell's Chesapeake Heights on the Bay

Anna Thompson Hajdik, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater (WI)
Dream Homes, Borrowed Credit, Material Excess: Desire, Debt, and Home Ownership in 1940s Film

Anndretta Lyle, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Langston Hughes's Front Porch: A Dream (House) Deferred: Representing African-American Families and Layers of Debt

Veronica Paredes, University of Southern California (CA)
South Broadway Augmented Reality Walking Tour: Mapping Film Culture and Capitalist Development

COMMENT:

Anne Verplanck, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg (PA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

017. You've Been Pwned: Asian Americans, Cultural Capital, and the Logic of Competition

Washington Hilton, Monroe (C)

CHAIR:

LeiLani Nishime, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

PAPERS:

Shilpa Davé, University of Virginia (VA)
Winning the Bee: South Asians, Spelling Bee Competitions, and American Cultural Citizenship

Tasha Oren, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (WI)
The Blood Sport of Cooking: How (and Why) Iron Chef Changed Food Television

Kale Yu, Nyack College (NY)
Demystifying Linderella: Racialized Competition, Immigrant Experience, and Religious Debt

Constancio Arnaldo, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
"I'm thankful for Manny": Manny Pacquiao, Pugilistic Nationalism, and the Filipina/o Body

COMMENT:

Jeffrey Melnick, University of Massachusetts, Boston (MA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

018. Archival Debts of Colonialism

Washington Hilton, C – Cardozo (T)

CHAIR:

Rosa-Linda Fregoso, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)

PAPERS:

Courtney Jeanne Rivard, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
Archival Costs and Federal Recognition

Ashley Glassburn Falzetti, Rutgers University, Newark (NJ)
Erasures: Miami Presence on Land and in Archives in the Lower Great Lakes

Melissa Adams-Campbell, Northern Illinois University (IL)
The Life of Black Hawk: American Indian Sovereignty and the Burden of Colonial Archives in the Era of Indian Removal

COMMENT:

Rosa-Linda Fregoso, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

019. Nineteenth-Century Public Lecturing, New Media, and Technologies of Orality

Washington Hilton, D – Du Pont (T)

CHAIR:

Thomas Augst, New York University (NY)

PAPERS:

Carolyn Eastman, Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)
Speechless: America's First Celebrity Orator and the Origins of Nineteenth-Century Platform Culture

Granville Ganter, Saint John's University (NY)
Anne Laura Clarke, Lecturer on History, 1822–1835

Tom F. Wright, University of Sussex (United Kingdom)
How Silence Spoke for Lucy Parsons

COMMENT:

Thomas Augst, New York University (NY)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

020. Political Melville?

Washington Hilton, E – Embassy (T)

CHAIR:

Robert Levine, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

PANELISTS:

Jennifer Greiman, State University of New York, Albany (NY)

Jason Frank, Cornell University (NY)

Samuel Otter, University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Jeannine DeLombard, University of Toronto (Canada)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

021. Black Life and the Humanist Subject?

Washington Hilton, F1 – Fairchild West (T)

CHAIR:

Soyica Diggs Colbert, Dartmouth College (NH)

PAPERS:

Soyica Diggs Colbert, Dartmouth College (NH)
Black Homecoming as Deferred Dreaming

Jayna Brown, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Being Cellular: Henrietta Lacks and the Humanist Subject

Robert Patterson, Georgetown University (DC)
Paying When the Judgment Comes: Human Rights and Black Women's Civil Rights Activism

COMMENT:

Alexander Weheliye, Northwestern University (IL)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

022. Transnational Circuits of Blackness

Washington Hilton, F2 – Fairchild East (T)

CHAIR:

Natalie Marie Leger, Queens College, CUNY (NY)

PAPERS:

Robin R. Means Coleman, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Battling Blood Jim Crow-ism: The NAACP, China, and the Black Press During World War II

James Davis, City University of New York, Brooklyn College (NY)
Black and Unknown Bards: An American Performance in Windrush-Era Britain

Magdalena Justyna Zaborowska, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Debt Written in Stone: Economies of Racist Violence from Warsaw to Harlem

Carmen Laura Phillips, New York University (NY)
Langston Hughes's Travels in Cuba and Mexico: Reimagining Afro-Latino Liberation in the Harlem Renaissance

COMMENT:

Natalie Marie Leger, Queens College, CUNY (NY)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

023. Our Debt to Michel-Rolph Trouillot: Haiti in the Americas and in the World (Dialogue)

Washington Hilton, G1 – Gunston West (T)

MODERATOR:

Jana Evans Braziel, University of Cincinnati (OH)

SPEAKER:

Madison Smartt Bell, Goucher College (MD)

CHAIR:

Jana Evans Braziel, University of Cincinnati (OH)

PANELISTS:

Madison Smartt Bell, Goucher College (MD)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

024. Debt Trafficking: Sex Work, Deficit, and Radical Insolvency

Washington Hilton, Columbia Hall 10 (T)

CHAIR:

Melinda Chateauvert, University of Pennsylvania (PA)

PAPERS:

Brooke Beloso, Butler University (IN)
The Jock Doctrine: Sex Trafficking Panics and the Legitimation Deficit of the Revanchist City

Mireille Miller-Young, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
Black Sexuality as Commodity and Deficit: Negotiating Racialized Erotic Capital in the Web Cam Industry

Heather Berg, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
An Honest Day's Wage for a Dishonest Day's Work: Sexual Labor and the Debt of Social Necessity

COMMENT:

Melinda Chateauvert, University of Pennsylvania (PA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

025. In a Galaxy Not So Far Away: Aliens and Disembodiment within Latina/o Science Fictions

Washington Hilton, Columbia Hall 9 (T)

CHAIR:

Marci McMahon, University of Texas, Pan American (TX)

PAPERS:

Orquidea Bianey Morales, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Chicanafuturism and Flying Sombreros: The "Alie(nation)" of Latina/os in the U.S.

Daoine Bachran, University of New Mexico (NM)
Being (Post)Human: Mechanization, Militarization, and Human Rights in Chicana/o Science Fiction

Isabel Millán, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
GMOs and the Commodification of Border Subjects within Fantasy Fiction

Emily Maguire, Northwestern University (IL)
Life is Elsewhere: Shifting Citizen Bodies in Rafael Acevedo's Exquisito Cadaver

COMMENT:

Marci McMahon, University of Texas, Pan American (TX)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

026. Photographing War, Picturing Dissent: Visualizing the Vietnam Conflict

Washington Hilton, Georgetown West (C)

CHAIR:

Robert Hariman, Northwestern University (IL)

PAPERS:

Andrea Gustavson, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Snapshots of the Living-Room War: Consent and Critique in Soldier Photography of the Vietnam Conflict

Franny Nudelman, Carleton University (Canada)
Empty Boys: Imaging War Trauma

Sara Blair, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Beyond Evidence: Vietnam and the Unmaking of Documentary

Liam Kennedy, University College Dublin (Ireland)
Follow the Americans: Philip Jones Griffiths's Vietnam Trilogy

COMMENT:

Robert Hariman, Northwestern University (IL)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

027. Neoliberalizing Cultural Policies and Culture Industries

Washington Hilton, Georgetown East (C)

CHAIR:

Cotten Seiler, Dickinson College (PA)

PAPERS:

Leslie Elizabeth Wingard, The College of Wooster (OH)
Faith Moves: Belief and the Body in Bill T. Jones's "Chapel/Chapter" and Toni Morrison's Paradise

John Ott, James Madison University (VA)
Metropolitan, Inc.: Public Subsidy and Private Gain at the Genesis of the American Art Museum

Elizabeth A. Harmon, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Remaking Civilization: Social Debt, Capitalism, and the Rise of the Modern Foundation

COMMENT:

Cotten Seiler, Dickinson College (PA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

028. Roundtable: Indebted to Difference: Interdisciplinary Knowledge Production, Labor, and Critique

Washington Hilton, Lincoln East (C)

CHAIR:

Kandice Chuh, City University of New York, Graduate School (NY)

PAPERS:

Kandice Chuh, City University of New York, Graduate School (NY)
Race and Interdisciplinarity

Jennifer Pierce, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Working in the Ivory Basement: Precarious Employment for Non-Academic Staff under Neoliberal Reform

Siobhan Somerville, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Faculty Joint Appointments and the Working Conditions of Interdisciplinarity

Laura Fugikawa, University of Illinois, Chicago (IL)
The Interdisciplinary Job Market: Looking for Place in Multiple Interdisciplinary Fields

Shefali Chandra, Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
India, India, India

10:00 am – 11:45 am

029. Chocolate City is No Dream: Twentieth-Century African American Poetry in Washington DC

Washington Hilton, Lincoln West (C)

CHAIR:

Anna Everett, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

PAPERS:

Michael Bibby, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (PA)
Dry your tears and ARISE!: Poetry and the Sojourn for Truth and Justice, Washington, DC, 1951

James Smethurst, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
Gaston Neal and the Black Arts Movement in Washington, D.C.

Aldon Lynn Nielsen, Pennsylvania State University, University Park Main Campus (PA)
Professing Bluesology: Gil Scott-Heron in the Nation's Capital

COMMENT:

Anna Everett, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

030. Tour: Hillwood Estate, Museum & Garden—Gratis Admission (Off-site)

Hillwood Museum, Museum & Garden
Hillwood Museum, 4155 Linnean Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

031. Book Exhibit Setup

Washington Hilton, Columbia Hall 1–8 (Book Exhibit) (T)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

032. Debts to the Future: Temporality in the Nineteenth Century

Washington Hilton, C – Cardozo (T)

CHAIR:

Kyla Schuller, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)

PAPERS:

Jamie L. Pietruska, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)
Edward Bellamy and the Politics of Foresight

Laura Thiemann Scales, Stonehill College (MA)
Du Bois's John Brown and Political Prophecy

Erica Fretwell, College of the Holy Cross (MA)
Phantom Limbs and the Times That Bind

COMMENT:

Kyla Schuller, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

033. Debts and the Memories of Colonial Slavery

Washington Hilton, D – Du Pont (T)

CHAIR:

Karen Woods Weierman, Worcester State College (MA)

PAPERS:

Michelle Commander, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (TN)
Afro-Atlantic Speculation: Mimesis and Dissent in Oyotunji African Village

Catherine E. Saunders, George Mason University (VA)
Americans' Debts to Each Other: Civilization and Citizenship in Harriet Jacobs's Civil War Writings

William B. Hart, Middlebury College (VT)
Favor...or...my right: Martin Freeman's Debt of Gratitude to the American Colonization Society

Wendy Walters, Emerson College (MA)
Reading the Archive, Looking for Bones

COMMENT:

Karen Woods Weierman, Worcester State College (MA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

034. Elegiac Dissent and the Politics of Form

Washington Hilton, E – Embassy (T)

CHAIR:

Craig Willse, George Mason University (VA)

PAPERS:

Max Cavitch, University of Pennsylvania (PA)
The Complaint of Meter

Travis Foster, Villanova University (PA)
Recirculating the Civil War Dead

Marcellus Blount, Columbia University (NY)
AIDS, Elegy, and Body Politics

COMMENT:

Craig Willse, George Mason University (VA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

035. Cashing a Bad Check: Making Real the Interior Lives of Black Men and Boys

Washington Hilton, F1 – Fairchild West (T)

CHAIR:

Waldo Johnson, University of Chicago (IL)

PAPERS:

Simone Drake, Ohio State University, Columbus (OH)
In Our Own Words: Negotiating Dialectics of Shame and Pride in Black Men's Military Narratives

Wizdom Powell, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
Made Men: Unpacking the Mental Health Consequences of Everyday Racism, Masculinity, and Emotional Stoicism among Black Men

Michael Dumas, New York University (NY); Joseph Nelson, City University of New York, Graduate School (NY)
Black Boys are Silly: Insisting on Black Boyhood in Cultural and Educational Analysis

COMMENT:

Waldo Johnson, University of Chicago (IL)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

036. Black Poetry in Theory: Diaspora, Debt, and Dissent

Washington Hilton, F2 – Fairchild East (T)

CHAIR:

Evie Shockley, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)

PANELISTS:

Christian Campbell, University of Toronto (Canada)

Tsitsi Ella Jaji, University of Pennsylvania (PA)

Sonya Posmentier, New York University (NY)

Evie Shockley, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

037. Caucus – Childhood and Youth Studies: Destroyed Worlds, Unpayable Debts: Uses of Children and Childhood in Environmentalism (co-sponsored by Environment and Culture Caucus)

Washington Hilton, G1 – Gunston West (T)

CHAIR:

Cindi Katz, City University of New York, Graduate School (NY)

PAPERS:

Natasha Zaretsky, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (IL)
A Crime Against the Future: Fetal Injury, the Unborn, and the Radiation Scare of the 1950s

Melanie Arndt, University Regensburg (Germany)
Generation Chernobyl: The Role of the Chernobyl Children in the Commitment to Mitigation of Disaster in Germany and the United States

Gerry Canavan, Marquette University (WI)
Unless Someone Like You Cares a Whole Awful Lot: Ecological Apocalypse as Children's Entertainment

Rebecca Onion, Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science (PA)
Growing Up Into Climate Change: Children's Knowledge, Children's Fears, and the Politics of Science Education

COMMENT:

Cindi Katz, City University of New York, Graduate School (NY)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

038. ASA International Committee Talkshop: Transnational American Studies and North America

Washington Hilton, Columbia Hall 10 (T)

CHAIR:

Deborah Cohen, University of Missouri, St. Louis (MO)

PANELISTS:

Julián Castro-Rea, University of Alberta (Canada)

Jean-Francois Cote, University of Quebec, Montreal (Canada)

Robert McKee Irwin, University of California, Davis (CA)

Carl Pedersen, Copenhagen Business School (Denmark)

Wilfried Raussert, Bielefeld University (Germany)

Claudia Sadowski-Smith, Arizona State University (AZ)

Marcela Terrazas y Basante, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

039. On Borrowed Time: Memory as Collective Dissent in Twenty-first-Century U.S.

Washington Hilton, Columbia Hall 9 (T)

CHAIR:

Matthew Mace Barbee, Siena Heights University (MI)

PAPERS:

Rosalie Uyola, Rutgers University, Newark (NJ)
Riot!: Civic Memory, Historical Amnesia, and Public Commemoration in Newark, NJ

Kathleen Hulser, New School University (NY)
Luxuriously Bad: Recalling Radical Women in Today's Gentrified Greenwich Village

Bryan Walsh, Indiana University–Bloomington (IN)
Histories of State-Sanctioned Toxic Violence and the Corporeality of Dissident Memory

Katharine Bausch, York University (Canada)
And They Are Outraged: Racialized Masculinities and Cultural Debt

Robyn Schroeder, Brown University (RI)
Founding Fears: Revolution, Redoubt, and Post-Nationalist Nostalgia on Right and Left

COMMENT:

Rosalie Uyola, Rutgers University, Newark (NJ)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

040. Luncheon: International Partnership

Washington Hilton, Cabinet (C)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

041. Mapping Meaning Across Disciplines: Forging New Collectives for Landscape and Environment

Washington Hilton, Georgetown West (C)

CHAIR:

Krista Caballero, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

PANELISTS:

Melanie Armstrong, University of California, Davis (CA)

Jennifer Richter, University of New Mexico (NM)

Krista Caballero, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

042. Black/Camp: Disrupting Black Aesthetics

Washington Hilton, Georgetown East (C)

CHAIR:

Shanté Paradigm Smalls, University of New Mexico (NM)

PAPERS:

Romi Crawford, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (IL)
Snap, Pop, and Roll!: The Emergent Black Camp in the Visual Arts

Malik Gaines, City University of New York, Hunter College (NY)
Proof Through the Night: The Black Diva, the Stage of State, and the Question of Whether or Not Beyoncé is a Drone

Danielle Heard, University of California, Davis (CA)
"The Most Fabulous Straight Man Ever": Cee Lo Green's Politics of Hypervisibility

Uri McMillan, University of California, Los Angeles (CA) "You Can't Trace My Footsteps As I Walk the Other Way": Grace Jones, Black Camp, and the Aesthetics of Slipperiness

COMMENT:

Shanté Paradigm Smalls, University of New Mexico (NM)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

043. America's Pacific Empire and Resistance to Neocolonialism

Washington Hilton, Lincoln East (C)

CHAIR:

Allan Punzalan Isaac, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)

PAPERS:

Malini Johar Schueller, University of Florida (FL)
Unlearning Colonial Tutelage: The Limits of Filipino Dissent in Linmark's Leche

Rick Bonus, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
Come Back to the Neocolony: The Pleasures and Agonies of "Homeland" Returns

Cathy Schlund-Vials, University of Connecticut (CT)
Critiquing "America's Pacific Century": Neocolonial Dissent in the Twenty-First Century

COMMENT:

Allan Punzalan Isaac, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

044. Excavating the Roots of the Carceral State: Black Freedom Struggles and White Resistance, 1955–1965

Washington Hilton, Lincoln West (C)

CHAIR:

Laura Liu, New School University (NY)

PAPERS:

David Paul Stein, University of Southern California (CA)
Interest Rates, Tax Rates, and the Civil Rights Struggle for Full Employment, 1956–1964

Stuart Schrader, New York University (NY)
Local Policing Meets Global Counterinsurgency: The 1964 Riots and the Transnational Frontlash

Dylan Rodríguez, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Goldwater's Left Hand: Tracing Racial Genocide in the Archive of (Post-1950s) White Reconstruction

COMMENT:

Laura Liu, New School University (NY)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

045. ASA Program Committee Panel: Forgotten Histories, Continuing Pasts: Unaccounted Modes of Life

Washington Hilton, Monroe (C)

CHAIR:

Neferti Tadiar, Barnard College (NY)

PAPERS:

Angela Mitropoulos, University of Sydney (Australia)
Oikos and Infrastructure: Servicing Infinite Debts, Service Work, and Fugitive Slaves

Alys Eve Weinbaum, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
The Afterlife of Slavery and the Problem of Human Freedom

Sophia Azeb, University of Southern California (CA)
The Magical "State" of Palestine

COMMENT:

Neferti Tadiar, Barnard College (NY)

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

046. Tour: Federal Reserve Fine Arts Collection at the Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building (Off-site)

Federal Reserve Board – Marriner S. Eccles Building Art Exhibit Halls
20th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20551

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

047. Caucus – Material Culture: Credit/Debit, Fealty/Faith: Doing, Subverting, and Archiving America's Business from the Antebellum Era to Jim Crow

Washington Hilton, C – Cardozo (T)

CHAIR:

Wendy A. Woloson, Rutgers University, Camden (NJ)

PAPERS:

Christopher Mark Brady Allison, Harvard University (MA)
The Materiality of American Trust: The R.G. Dun Credit Report Volumes

Shirley E. Thompson, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
As Though They Meant Something: Insurance Documents, Indebtedness, and African-American Freedom

Ellen Cunningham-Kruppa, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
The First Cut is the Deepest: Financial Records and the Indebted Archive

COMMENT:

Wendy A. Woloson, Rutgers University, Camden (NJ)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

048. Song, Screen, Stomach: Cultural Debt and Transnational Italian Americanism

Washington Hilton, D – Du Pont (T)

CHAIR:

Grace Hale, University of Virginia (VA)

PAPERS:

Joseph Sciorra, City University of New York, Queens College (NY)
"Core 'ngrato," a Wop Song: Mediated Renderings and Diasporic Musings

Benjamin Cawthra, California State University, Fullerton (CA)
Under the Volcano: Gordon Parks, the Bergman-Rossellini Romance, and Postwar U.S.-Italian Relations

John Gennari, University of Vermont (VT)
The Knife and the Bread, the Brutal and the Sacred: Family Trauma and Retaliatory Gastronomy in Louise DeSalvo's Crazy in the Kitchen

COMMENT:

Grace Hale, University of Virginia (VA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

049. African American Landscapes of Dissent: Creatively Contesting Economic Inequality in Urban Space

Washington Hilton, E – Embassy (T)

CHAIR:

Dianne Harris, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

PAPERS:

Joseph Cialdella, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
You Cannot Grow Lilies in Ash-barrels: The Cultural Politics of African-American Yards in Detroit, 1916–1930

Keona Ervin, University of Missouri, Columbia (MO)
Community Organization: Black Women, Economic Activism, and the Politics of Urban Decline in St. Louis

Brian James McCammack, Williams College (MA)
Reds on the Black Belt's Green Grass: Depression-Era Dissent and Labor in Chicago's Landscapes

Lauren Pearlman, Yale University (CT)
SCLC Goes to Washington: The Poor People's Campaign in Local and National Politics

COMMENT:

William Gleason, Princeton University (NJ)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

050. American Studies Journal: Chocolate Spaceship: Gender Politics and Afro-Futurism in Funk

Washington Hilton, F1 – Fairchild West (T)

CHAIR:

Randal Maurice Jelks, University of Kansas (KS)

PAPERS:

Tammy Kernodle, Miami University of Ohio (OH)
Deconstructing the Groove: Meshell Ndegeocello and the Politics of Funk in Post–Civil Rights America

Francesca T. Royster, DePaul University (IL)
Labelle: Funk, Afrofuturism, Feminism and the Politics of Flight and Fight

Scot Brown, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Roger Troutman and Blues Afrofuturism

COMMENT:

Randal Maurice Jelks, University of Kansas (KS)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

051. Dollars and Dreams: The Cultural Politics of Black Economic Citizenship

Washington Hilton, F2 – Fairchild East (T)

CHAIR:

Ann S. Holder, Pratt Institute (NY)

PAPERS:

Derrick R. Spires, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Sketching Economic Citizenship in the Antebellum U.S.

Andreá N. Williams, Ohio State University, Columbus (OH)
Seduced by Success: Sutton Griggs's Female Consumers and the Black Economy

William Brian Piper, College of William and Mary (VA)
Photographs Just a Little Different: Image, Enterprise, and the Scurlock Studio of Washington, DC, 1904–1936

COMMENT:

Ann S. Holder, Pratt Institute (NY)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

052. Caucus – Childhood and Youth Studies: The National Investment in Childhood: Reproducing National Identity from the Civil War to the Cold War

Washington Hilton, G1 – Gunston West (T)

CHAIR:

Nicholas L. Syrett, University of Northern Colorado (CO)

PAPERS:

Sari Edelstein, University of Massachusetts, Boston (MA)
A Little Nursery Tale: Immaturity as Dissent in Melville's Redburn

Gina Ocasion, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
National Desires: Producing Childhood Through Histories in Nineteenth-century America

Victoria Grieve, Utah State University (UT)
The Cowboy Craze: Frontier Games of the Cold War Era

COMMENT:

Nicholas L. Syrett, University of Northern Colorado (CO)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

053. ASA International Committee Talkshop: The Bologna Process and International American Studies

Washington Hilton, Columbia Hall 10 (T)

CHAIRS:

Hans Bak, Raboud University Nijmegen (Netherlands)

Udo Jakob Hebel, University of Regensburg (Germany)

PANELISTS:

Hans Bak, Raboud University Nijmegen (Netherlands)

Isabel Duran, Compultense University, Madrid (Spain)

Maha El Said, Cairo University (Egypt)

Udo Jakob Hebel, University of Regensburg (Germany)

Sharon P. Holland, Duke University (NC)

Eric J. Sandeen, University of Wyoming (WY)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

054. Techno-Orientalism and Digital Diasporas: Neoliberal Vulnerability and Viral Legacies of Imperial Debt

Washington Hilton, Columbia Hall 9 (T)

CHAIR:

Mariam B. Lam, University of California, Riverside (CA)

PAPERS:

Christopher Fan, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Techno-Orientalism and Critical Realism: China Mountain Zhang, Science Fiction, and the Naturalistic Turn in American Realism

Takeo Rivera, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Ordering a New World: Bio-Orientalism, Virtual Racialization, and "La Conquista" in World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria

Terry Park, University of California, Davis (CA)
Home is Where the War Is: Yellow Peril, Neoliberal Governmentality, and the Video Game Homefront

Emily L. Hue, New York University (NY)
Economies of Vulnerability: Humanitarian Imperialism and Performance in the Burmese Diaspora

Patty Ahn, University of Southern California (CA)
"Gangnam Style" and Viral Legacies of Empire

COMMENT:

Mariam B. Lam, University of California, Riverside (CA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

055. Seeing and Being Seen as a Citizen: Collective Dissent in a Transnational Culture of Photography

Washington Hilton, Georgetown West (C)

CHAIR:

Wendy Kozol, Oberlin College (OH)

PAPERS:

Emily Dianne Cram, Indiana University–Bloomington (IN); Melanie Loehwing, Florida Atlantic University (FL); John Louis Lucaites, Indiana University–Bloomington (IN)
Simultaneous Actor and Spectator: Images of Camera Technology and Screens in Occupy Wall Street Photography

Ariella Azoulay, Brown University (RI)
Revolution: Public Learning of a Language

Shawn Michelle Smith, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (IL)
The Scene of the Crime: Taryn Simon's The Innocents

Caitlin Bruce, Northwestern University (IL)
The Balaclava as Affect Generator: Transnational Iconicity and Free Pussy Riot Protests in New York

COMMENT:

Wendy Kozol, Oberlin College (OH)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

056. Asian Immigrants, Housing, and Alternative Modes of Collective Dissent

Washington Hilton, Georgetown East (C)

CHAIR:

Denise Cruz, University of Toronto (Canada)

PAPERS:

Karen Inouye, Indiana University–Bloomington (IN)
Sang Vo v. City of Boston: Tenant Organized Lodging House

Eric Tang, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Ghetto Encampment: Cambodian Refugees in the Hyperghetto

Junaid Rana, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Working the System: Survival and Commons in the Age of Terror

COMMENT:

Denise Cruz, University of Toronto (Canada)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

057. Caucus – Critical Prison Studies: Downsizing Prisons or a Jubilee for Debts to Society

Washington Hilton, Lincoln East (C)

CHAIR:

Craig Gilmore, California Prison Moratorium Project

PANELISTS:

Ruth Wilson Gilmore, City University of New York, Graduate School (NY)

Hakim Ali, Decarcerate PA

Soffiyah Elijah, The Correctional Association

Emily Harris, CURB—Californians United for a Responsible Budget

Dan Berger, University of Washington, Bothell (WA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

058. This Debt We Pay: Black Identity, Labor, and Performance at the Nadir

Washington Hilton, Lincoln West (C)

CHAIR:

Carla L. Peterson, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

PAPERS:

Stephanie L. Batiste, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
Mask, Song, Veil: Literary Models of Black Performative Identity in Dunbar and Du Bois

Jennifer C. James, George Washington University (DC)
Repeat Performance: Black Contract Labor and Resistance in the Gilded Age

Rafia Zafar, Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
Counter Poetics: Public and Private Performance in Turn-of-the-Century Black Hospitality Books

COMMENT:

Carla L. Peterson, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

059. In the Presence of Absence: Black Trans Embodiment Against the Logics of Visibility

Washington Hilton, Monroe (C)

CHAIR:

Rinaldo Walcott, University of Toronto (Canada)

PAPERS:

C. Riley Snorton, Northwestern University (IL)
Re-thinking Fanon's "Godmothers" and Sapphire's "Old Man in Drag": Toward a Black Transgender Reading Practice

Kai M. Green, University of Southern California (CA)
Someone is Absent Today: Black Queer Los Angeles's Trans Disruptions

COMMENT:

Rinaldo Walcott, University of Toronto (Canada)

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

060. Access to Capital After the Poor People's Campaign (Off-site)

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 5th Floor Conference Room
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington DC 20004

CHAIR:

Devin Freund, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

PANELISTS:

Damon Gibbons, Centre for Responsible Credit (UK)

Reid Cramer, New America Foundation (DC)

Nikitra Bailey, Center for Responsible Lending

Anne Price, Closing the Racial Wealth Gap

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

061. Business Meeting: Committee on Regional Chapters

Washington Hilton, A – Albright (T)

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

062. Business Meeting: Women's Committee

Washington Hilton, B – Boundary (T)

4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

063. Business Meeting: Nominating Committee

Washington Hilton, B – Boundary (T)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

064. ASA Program Committee: Another University Is Possible—Right?

Washington Hilton, C – Cardozo (T)

CHAIR:

Rachel Ida Buff, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (WI)

PANELISTS:

Nan Enstad, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI)

Luis Alvarez, University of California, San Diego (CA)

Cutler Edwards, University of California, San Diego (CA)

Dawson Barrett, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (WI)

Elizabeth Sine, University of California, San Diego (CA)

Faron Levesque, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI)

Rachel Ida Buff, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (WI)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

065. Development, Empire, and the Decolonization of Debt

Washington Hilton, D – Du Pont (T)

CHAIR:

Joseph Arthur Keith, State University of New York, Binghamton (NY)

PAPERS:

Jini Kim Watson, New York University (NY)
"We want you to ask us first": Development, International Aid, and the Politics of Indebtedness

John Maerhofer, Roger Williams University (RI)
Historicizing Anonymity: Bulosan, Padmanabhan, and the Corporeality of Imperial Debt

Donette Francis, University of Miami (FL)
Intimacy, Independence, and the Longue Durée of Caribbean Structural Adjustment

COMMENT:

Joseph Arthur Keith, State University of New York, Binghamton (NY)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

066. Cross-Cultures, Racial Subjectivity, and the Affective Politics of Space

Washington Hilton, E – Embassy (T)

CHAIR:

Hazel Carby, Yale University (CT)

PAPERS:

Vivek Bald, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA)
Between "Hindoo" and "Negro": South Asian Muslims, Race, and Citizenship in Early Twentieth Century U.S. Cities

Emily Bernard, University of Vermont (VT)
Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance: A Black Story with a White Face

Sandhya Shukla, University of Virginia (VA)
Reading the Cross-Cultural Worlds of Marcus Garvey and Vito Marcantonio in Twentieth-century Harlem

Sunaina Maira, University of California, Davis (CA)
The "New Civil Rights" Movement: Dissenting Coalitions, Failed Alliances, and Muslim American Youth Activism

COMMENT:

Hazel Carby, Yale University (CT)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

067. The Biopolitics of Debt, Reproductive Labor, and Motherhood

Washington Hilton, F1 – Fairchild West (T)

CHAIR:

Shelley Park, University of Central Florida (FL)

PAPERS:

Amrita Banerjee, Oregon State University (OR)
Feminization and Racialization of Poverty: International Surrogacy, the Reproductive Caste System, and Global Inequality

Hosu Kim, City University of New York, College of Staten Island (NY)
The Logic of Gift in Transnational Adoption Practice

Harrod Suarez, Oberlin College (OH)
The Metaphysics of Maternal Silence: Reading Brian Ascalon Roley's American Son

COMMENT:

Shelley Park, University of Central Florida (FL)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

068. Caucus – Politics and Policy: The Role of American Studies in Interpreting the 2012 Elections

Washington Hilton, F2 – Fairchild East (T)

CHAIR:

Angela Dillard, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)

PANELISTS:

Angie Maxwell, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (AR)

Jefferson Decker, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)

Matt Hedstrom, University of Virginia (VA)

COMMENT:

Siva Vaidhyanathan, University of Virginia (VA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

069. Mutual Indebtedness: Childhood and Other American Studies

Washington Hilton, G1 – Gunston West (T)

CHAIR:

Anna Mae Duane, University of Connecticut (CT)

PANELISTS:

Sophie Bell, Saint John's University (NY)

Sarah Chinn, City University of New York, Hunter College (NY)

Karen S ánchez-Eppler, Amherst College (MA)

Carol Singley, Rutgers University, Camden (NJ)

Lucia Hodgson, Texas A&M University, College Station (TX)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

070. Racialized Debt and the Strangeness of Dissent in Asian/American Popular Culture

Washington Hilton, Columbia Hall 10 (T)

CHAIR:

Theodore S. Gonzalves, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (MD)

PAPERS:

Caroline Kyungah Hong, City University of New York, Queens College (NY)
Queering the Value(s) of Asian American Chick Lit: Racialized Debt and Feminist Dissent

Thea Quiray Tagle, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Multos, Aswangs, and Empire: Decolonial Possibility in Filipino/American Graphic Novels

Douglas S. Ishii, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
A Debt of Gratitude: "Art + Community" Equals the Tuesday Night Project

Vincent Pham, California State University, San Marcos (CA)
Community in Debt and the Rhetorics of DIY Organizing

COMMENT:

Theodore S. Gonzalves, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (MD)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

071. Social Justice Pedagogy: Public, Digital, and Participatory Strategies

Washington Hilton, Columbia Hall 9 (T)

CHAIR:

Cathy Hannabach, University of Pennsylvania (PA)

PANELISTS:

Juana María Rodríguez, University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Adrienne Shaw, Temple University (PA)

Shannon Lundeen, University of Pennsylvania (PA)

Margaret Rhee, University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Cathy Hannabach, University of Pennsylvania (PA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

072. Meet and Greet: The National Endowment for the Humanities

Washington Hilton, Cabinet (C)

CHAIR:

David Weinstein, National Endowment for the Humanities

PANELISTS:

Rebecca Boggs, National Endowment for the Humanities

Brandon Johnson, National Endowment for the Humanities

Claudia Kinkela, National Endowment for the Humanities

Jennifer Serventi, National Endowment for the Humanities

Joel Wurl, National Endowment for the Humanities

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

073. Legacies of Surveillance: Tallying and Resisting Technological Debts

Washington Hilton, Georgetown West (C)

CHAIR:

Kelly Gates, University of California, San Diego (CA)

PAPERS:

Toby Beauchamp, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater (OK)
Chemical Claims: Tracing Hormonal Surveillance of Gender and Sexuality

Amanda Phillips, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
Making a Face: Customization, Animation, and Legacies of Oppression in Video Games

Zach Blas, Duke University (NC)
Escape, Opacity, and Darkness: Queer Illegibility and the Facial Weaponization Suite

Pinar Yoldas, Duke University (NC)
Devices of Affective Surveillance

Jennifer Rhee, Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)
Drones, Counter-Surveillance, and the Transnational Fold: Adam Harvey's "Anti-Drone" Wear

COMMENT:

Kelly Gates, University of California, San Diego (CA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

074. Indebted to the Future: Developing Structural Competence

Washington Hilton, Georgetown East (C)

CHAIR:

Shelly Eversley, Baruch College (NY)

PANELISTS:

Priscilla Wald, Duke University (NC)

Sarah Banet-Weiser, University of Southern California (CA)

Dorothy Roberts, University of Pennsylvania (PA)

Jonathan Metzl, Vanderbilt University (TN)

Samuel Roberts, Columbia University (NY)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

075. Autonomous Knowledge

Washington Hilton, Lincoln East (C)

CHAIR:

Licia Fiol-Matta, City University of New York, Lehman College (NY)

PAPERS:

Macarena Gomez-Barris, University of Southern California (CA)
Against the Fast Food University

Stefano Harney, Singapore Management University (Singapore); Fred Moten, University of California, Riverside (CA)
The Undercommons

Robert McRuer, Georgetown University (DC)
Cripistemology of the Crisis: Desiring Disability in an Age of Austerity

COMMENT:

Avery Gordon, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

076. The Balance Sheet of Racial Struggle: Calculating Progress in Prisons, the Arts, and Business

Washington Hilton, Lincoln West (C)

CHAIR:

Maurice Jackson, Georgetown University (DC)

PAPERS:

Garrett Felber, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Shades of Mississippi: The Nation of Islam, Muslim Prison Rights, and the Forgotten Politics of Civil Rights

Eliabeth Fielder, University of Mississippi (MS)
Authentic Performance: Black Arts Community Theater and the Creative Dissent to Foundation Funding

Marcia Chatelain, Georgetown University (DC)
The Black Power Franchise: Black McDonald's Owners in the 1970s

COMMENT:

Maurice Jackson, Georgetown University (DC)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

077. Transpacific Dissent

Washington Hilton, Monroe (C)

CHAIR:

Yu-Fang Cho, Miami University of Ohio (OH)

PAPERS:

Chris Suh, Stanford University (CA)
Beyond the Logic of International Indemnity: How an American-educated Korean Became an Anti-American Leader

Fritz Schenker, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI)
Imperial Producers: Filipino Jazz Musicians in 1920s Colonial Asia

Elizabeth Son, Northwestern University (IL)
Monuments of Dissent: Transpacific Memorializations of Sexual Slavery and Social Justice Struggles

Jennifer Sun Kwak, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Spam, Sex Work, and U.S. Militarism: Consumption and Conscriptions of Empire in Nora Okja Keller's Fox Girl

COMMENT:

Yu-Fang Cho, Miami University of Ohio (OH)

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

078. Reception: Archives of American Art at the Smithsonian (co-sponsored by the ASA Site Resources Committee and Visual Culture Caucus) (Off-site)

Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Victor Building
750 9th Street, Suite 2200, NW, Washington, DC 20001

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

079. Reception: Lifetime ASA Members

Washington Hilton, International Terrace I (T)

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

080. Reception: Welcome/Celebration of ASA Authors/Exhibits Open

Washington Hilton Columbia Hall 1 - 8 / Columbia Hall Foyer

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

081. Community Dialogue: Social Movements in an Age of Debt (Off-site)

Busboys and Poets (14th & V), Langston Room
2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009