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Saturday, October 14, 2006

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8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

192. Brokering power and identity in Asian America
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett F

CHAIR:
George J. Sanchez, University of Southern California
PAPERS:
Eiichiro Azuma, University of Pennsylvania
Negotiating the boundaries of race and citizenship: Nisei cultural brokers in occupied Japan
Jean Pfaelzer, University of Delaware
To broker rebellion
Lisa Rose Mar, University of Maryland, College Park
Fixers, Brokers, and Professional Trouble-Shooters: Ethnic Leaders' Attempts to "Manage" the Chicago School of Sociology
Mae Ngai, University of Chicago
"A slight knowledge of the barbarian language":
COMMENT:
Donna R. Gabaccia, University of Minnesota

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

193. Mark Twain Abroad
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 210/211

CHAIR:
Hilton Obenzinger, Stanford University
PAPERS:
Tracy Wuster, University of Texas, Austin
"Our Fellow Savages": Mark Twain and Hawaii
Cansu Özge Özmen, University of Heidelberg
Innocents Abroad and Orientalism
Lotfi Ben Rejeb, University of Ottowa
Mark Twain, the Ottoman Empire and Palestine
Richard M Koch, University of Hartford
Bringing Europe Home: The 'Curious House that Mark Built' in Hartford, Connecticut
COMMENT:
Hilton Obenzinger, Stanford University

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

194. The Possibilities and Limits of Black Internationalism
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 204

CHAIR:
Cedric Robinson, University of California, Santa Barbara
PAPERS:
Gaye Theresa Johnson, University of California, Santa Barbara
"Waltz Over the Waves": the Mexican Genesis of Borderlands Jazz
Cynthia Ann Young, Boston College
Afro Brits Remake the Nation State
Alex Lubin, University of New Mexico
Locating Afro-Arab Internationalism
COMMENT:
Cedric Robinson, University of California, Santa Barbara

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

195. Roundtable Discussion: Black Pacific? Considering and Problematizing Blackness and Other Racial Formations in the Pacific World
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 206

CHAIR:
Matthew Basso, University of Utah
PAPERS:
Matthew Basso, University of Utah
All Blacks: The U.S. and Racial Construction in Aotearoa/New Zealand
Adrian Gaskins, University of Colorado
Double Occupation: Black Americans and Colonial Contestation in the Philippines
Hokulani K. Aikau, University of Hawaii
From Black Face to Golden Men: The Gendered Racialization of Hawai'i in 1959
Yuichiro Onishi, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York
The Workings of Black Masculinity in Occupied Okinawa during the Vietnam War Era
Marie-Therese Cecilia Sulit, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
"The White Man's Burden": The Racial Othering of Filipinos During the Philippine-American War

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

196. Roundtable Discussion: Contemporary Slavery: Theory, Practice and Literary Representation
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 208

CHAIR:
Zoe Trodd, Harvard University
PAPERS:
Atashi Chakravarty, Executive Director, Narika
Combating Human Trafficking
Norma Hotaling, Founder & Executive Director, SAGE Project—Standing Against Global Exploitation
Human Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation
Kavitha Sreeharsha, Staff Attorney, Asian Pacific Islander (API) Legal Outreach
Human Trafficking and Immigration
Zoe Trodd, Harvard University
The Long Juneteenth: New Slave Narratives and the Abolitionist Protest Tradition.

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

197. Roundtable Discussion: Where Does Latin American Studies End and American Studies Begin?
Oakland Marriott City Center CS 4

CHAIR:
Deborah Cohn, Indiana University
PAPERS:
Vera M. Kutzinski, Vanderbilt University
Should American Studies Become Studies of the Americas?
Caroline Field Levander, Rice University
Hemispheric Texts and Latin/American Studies
Jose Limon, University of Texas, Austin
Y, ¿México qué?: A Critique of Borderlands Theory
Sophia McClennen, Penn State University
Reframing the Question: Area Studies Beyond Ontology
Christine M. Skwiot, Georgia State University
The Americas: Within, Not Between, the Atlantic and Pacific

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

198. American Studies and the Transnational Classroom: A K-16 Discussion
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 207

CHAIR:
Kathleen Marie Stoker, Westborough High School, Westborough, MA
PRESENTERS:
Lois Rudnick, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Adam Golub, Guilford College, Greensboro
Maryellen Janeiro, Lawerence High School, Lawerence, MA
Lon Kurashige, University of Southern California

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

199. Transnationalizing U.S. Prison Studies
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett C

CHAIR:
Margo Okazawa-Rey, San Francisco State University
PAPERS:
Julia Sudbury, Mills College
The Global Prison: Mapping Women's Criminalization and Resistance
Michael Hames-Garcia, University of Oregon
From Oz to Abu Ghraib: Homophobia, Masculinity, and the Globalizing of the U.S. Prison-Industrial Complex
Zoe Hammer-Tomizuka, University of Arizona
The Sonora/Arizona Border-Prison System: Remaking the Boundaries of Nation, Incarceration, and Abolition
Linda Evans, All of Us or None
All of Us or None: Former Prisoners Organize for Justice

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

200. From Mao Suits to Saris, From the Terno to Chinoiserie-Gone-Chic: National Vestments and Globalization
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 202

CHAIR:
Dorinne Kondo, University of Southern California
PAPERS:
Sean Meztger, Duke University
Mao a la Mode: Costume, Communism and Contestation in Asian/ American Theatre
Sansan Kwan, California State University, Long Beach
Made By Chinese: Toward a Theory of Critical Consumerism
Lucy Mae San Pablo Burns, University of California, Los Angeles
Your Terno's Draggin': Costume Metaphors and Filipino American Performance Art
Priya Srinivasan, University of California, Riverside
Saris Sweat: Diasporic Gender Formation in Bharata Natyam Classrooms

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

201. Whose Music? Sounding Out the Color Line
Oakland Marriott City Center Oakland

CHAIR:
Maureen Mahon, University of California, Los Angeles
PAPERS:
Grace Wang, University of California, Davis
Constructing an Asian American Practice through Western Classical Music
Tamar Barzel, Wellesley College
Free Jazz? Jews, Race, and the Price of the Ticket
Kevin Fellezs, University of California, Berkeley
Between Black & White?: Hiroshima and the Politics of Fusion
COMMENT:
Maureen Mahon, University of California, Los Angeles

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

202. A Usable Past and the Transnational Turn: Conflict or Congruence?
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 203

PAPERS:
Nick Bromell, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
The Transnational Turn, a Usable Past, and the Figure of Abraham Lincoln
Patricia Jane Roylance, Stanford University
The Nineteenth-Century U.S. Practice of Critical Patriotism
Stephanie Y Evans, University of Florida
Anna Julia Cooper's Use of International Scholarship to Serve a National Agenda
James Green, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Finding a Usable Past in the American Radical Tradition

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

203. Eating Out: Food and the Performance of Transnational Identity
Oakland Marriott City Center CS 1

CHAIR:
Lori Baptista, Northwestern University
PAPERS:
Catherine Kudlick, University of California, Davis
Disability and the Limits of Ethnic Food
Sara Victoria Komarnisky, University of Manitoba
"We put chile on everything" - Mexican Migrant Workers in Alaska
Lori Baptista, Northwestern University
Bombarding the Senses with a Vibrant Foreignness:Performances of Inclusion in Newark's Ironbound
Chloe Johnston, Northwestern University
The Mayor's Mouth: An Intersection of Politics, Identity, and Dinner

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

204. Both Inside and Out: American (Indian) Studies and Critical Transnationalism
Oakland Marriott City Center California

CHAIR:
Philip J. Deloria, University of Michigan
PAPERS:
Jill M. Doerfler, University of Minnesota
Transnational Identities: Lessons from Gerald Vizenor's Postindians
Heidi Kiiwetinepinesiik Stark, University of Minnesota
Nations Within: Native Peoples, Treaties and the (De)Construction of Borders
Joseph Karl Bauerkemper, University of Minnesota
Alter/Native Nationalisms: American Indian Stories, American Studies, and the Transnational Imperative

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

205. This session has been moved to 164A. Sounds and Movements in Latina/o American Culture

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

206. Black Paris
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 201

CHAIR:
Adalaine Baneek Holton, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
PAPERS:
Naomi Silver, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
"The Great Commerce of All the Continents": Labor and the Cosmopolitan Body in Banjo and Le tumulte noir
Diarapha Helene Diallo-Gibert, University of Aix-Marseille
Tragic Mulattoes or Tragic Society? The Métis Character in Hollywood Passing Films (1930-1960).
Bart Keeton, Duke University
The Noir Atlantic: Chester Himes, French Publishing, and Harlem-Paris Crime Fiction

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

207. The Return of Tocqueville
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 205

CHAIR:
Elizabeth Maddock Dillon, Yale University
PAPERS:
Thomas Walter Clark, University of Kassel
In the Transatlantic Hall of Mirrors: Cooper, Tocqueville and the Problem of Democracy
Robert Fanuzzi, St. John's University
The Foreignness of Americanist Discourse: Tocqueville and French Colonialism in the United States
Jennifer Greiman, State University of New York, Albany
"The Thing is New": Subjection and Domestic Tyranny in Tocqueville's Democracy in America
Jean A. Libby, Allies for Freedom
Arinori Mori, the Japanese deTocqueville

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

208. Breakfast for Women in American Studies
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett AB

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

209. Breakfast: Material Culture-Students' Committee Sponsored
Oakland Marriott City Center CS 2/3

CHAIR:
Ami Sommariva, University of California at Davis
PAPERS:
Carolyn Thomas de la Pena, University of California at Davis
Shirley Wajda, Kent State University

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

210. Tour around Oakland
Tour Around Oakland (SRC) Tour Around Oakland

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

211. Breakfast: Early America-Students Committee Sponsored
Oakland Marriott City Center CS 2/3

CHAIR:
Chris Phillips, Stanford University
PAPERS:
Jay Fliegelman, Stanford University
Sandra Gustafson, University of Notre Dame

10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

212. Roundtable Discussion: Teaching In or About Prison
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett AB

CHAIR:
Quentin Miller, Suffolk University
PAPERS:
Sarah Haley, Yale University
Carceral Community: A Historical Trajectory of Prison Studies From Within the Prison Industrial Society
David Rice, The College of Saint Rose
Victim/Criminal or Neoslave Narrator? Narrative Authority and Teaching Prison Literature
Peter Caster, University of South Carolina, Upstate
Millions Hidden in Plain Sight: Imprisonment, Racism, and Concealment in the United States
Jeremy Bearer-Friend, Brown University
Going Inside to Get Everyone Out: Teaching as a Mode of Prison Abolition
Tobi Jacobi, Colorado State University
Teaching Incarcerated Women Writers: Conflicting Paradigms of Prison Reform and Social Justice
Donna Hunter, Stanford Unviersity
Outside, Inside, and Back Again: What Prisons and Prisoners Teach

10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

213. Contesting the Dream: California Politics in Black and Brown
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett F

CHAIR:
Laura Pulido, University of Southern California
PAPERS:
Luis Alvarez, University of California, San Diego
Race, Rape, and Riots in the Summer of 1943: Violence and the Struggle for Dignity in the Wartime U.S.
Jason Ferreira, San Francisco State University
"Our Frontiers Are In The Realm of Ideas": Identity, Solidarity, and the Meaning of Raza Radicalism in Late 20th Century America
Daniel Widener, University of California, San Diego
All of Our Tomorrows: Interethnic Organizing in Contemporary Los Angeles

10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

214. Nation and Globe: New Practices of War, Policy, and Patriotism
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 208

CHAIR:
David Palumbo-Liu, Stanford University
PAPERS:
Ichiro Takayoshi, Columbia University
Globalizing the Civil War: Robert Sherwood's Abe Lincoln in Illinois and the U.S. Foreign Policy, 1938-1941
Leerom Medovoi, Portland State University
Global Society Must Be Defended: Biopolitics Without Boundaries
Tomo Hattori, Loyola Marymount University
Patriot Act: Sly Civility and Asian American Dissidence

10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

215. In Transit - Re-imagining Spaces of Exile, Migrancy, and Diaspora
Oakland Marriott City Center California

CHAIR:
David Serlin, University of California, San Diego
PAPERS:
Mabel Wilson, California College of the Arts
Exhibiting the New American Negro - Du Bois, Washington, and the World of Fairs
Magdalena J. Zaborowska, University of Michigan
Writing (African) America from the 'Erotic Margin': James Baldwin's Turkish Decade
Justyna M. Pas, University of Michigan
From Kielce to Kansas: The Diasporic Imaginary in Jadwiga Maurer's Literature of the Holocaust
Jayna Brown, University of California, Riverside
In the Net: Flesh, Flight and Translocation in Speculative Fiction
COMMENT:
David Serlin, University of California, San Diego

10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

216. Women of Color and Transnationalism
Oakland Marriott City Center Oakland

CHAIR:
Gabriela F. Arredondo, University of California, Santa Cruz
PAPERS:
Lili M. Kim, Hampshire College
Multiple Belongings and Identity Formations: Korean Argentine Immigrant Women in the United States, 1965-Present
Dayo Gore, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
"To Live and Work in Africa:" African American Women, Cold War Travels and Transnational Politics in Ghana, 1957-1963
Shirley Jennifer Lim, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Anna May Wong and Josephine Baker in Transnational Performance
COMMENT:
Gabriela F. Arredondo, University of California, Santa Cruz

10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

217. Roundtable Discussion: The Specter of the Archive
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 204

CHAIR:
Dwight A McBride, Northwestern University
PAPERS:
Anna Brickhouse, University of Virginia
Haunting Jamestown
Vincent Woodard, University of Colroado, Boulder
Blood Magic and Sorcery in the State Formation Archive
Kirsten Silva Gruesz, University of Califronia, Santa Cruz
Language Competency in/and the Archive
John-Michael Rivera, University of Colorado, Boulder
Whither Archive

10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

218. Crossing Boundaries: Interpreting Transnational Modes of Memory
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 210/211

CHAIR:
Rüdiger Kunow, Potsdam University
PAPERS:
Ingrid Sabine Gessner, University of Regensburg
Liberating Dachau: Transnational Negotiations of Holocaust Memory
This paper will be presented by Rüdiger Kunow.
Maureen Elizabeth Reed, Lewis and Clark College in Portland, OR
Bridging a Gap? Kay Bennett, Pablita Velarde, and Transnational Identity for American Indian Women
Birgit Margret Bauridl, University of Regensburg
Fusing the Different: Contemporary Black Slam/Performance Poetry as a Site of Transnational Memory
Birgit Däwes, University of Würzburg
On Contested Ground (Zero): Literature and the Transnational Challenge of Remembering 9/11
COMMENT:
Rüdiger Kunow, Potsdam University

10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

219. Theorizing Sexuality in Transnational Filipino and American Studies: Imperialism, Intimacy, and Queer Eroticism
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett GH

CHAIR:
Theodore Sanchez Gonzalves, University of Hawaii, Manoa
PAPERS:
Tera Maxwell, University of Texas, Austin
"Let the Dead Bury the Dead": Remembering the Unspeakable during the American and Japanese Occupations
Victor Mendoza, University of California, Berkeley
Little Brown Brothers and the Transnational Erotics of "White Love"
Martin Joseph Ponce, Ohio State University
The Queer Villa: Exile, Eroticism, Experimentalism

10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

220. What is Blackness?: Multiple and Contested Constructions of Racial Difference in the 20th Century U.S.
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 205

CHAIR:
Lisa Ze, Wayne State University
PAPERS:
Lucia Beatrice Trimbur, Vera Institute of Justice
"In Search of 'Authentic' Identities: White-Collar Clients, Boxing Trainers, and the Commodification of Black Masculinity"
Aisha D. Bastiaans, Yale University
"Replicating Racial and Gender Difference: Blackness as Subtext in Ridley Scott's Blade Runner"
Renu Cappelli, University of California, Berkeley
"On the Road with the Black Factory: Re-imagining and Re-materializing Blackness in William Pope.L's Art"
Rebecca Peabody, Yale University
"Racing Visual Culture: Cinematic Uses of Uncle Tom's Cabin in the Late 20th Century"

10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

221. Roundtable Discussion: Keywords for Transamerican Times
Oakland Marriott City Center CS 4

CHAIRS: Susan Gillman, University of California, Santa Cruz
Russ Castronovo, University of Wisconsin, Madison
PAPERS:
Susan Gillman, University of California, Santa Cruz, Russ Castronovo, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Spatiotemporal
Elisa Tamarkin, University of California, Irvine
Anachronism
Kenneth Warren, University of Chicago
Black Atlantic
Vicente L. Rafael, University of Washington, Seattle
Translation
Sandra Gunning, University of Michigan
Gender

10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

222. The Antebellum South and the Problem of Slavery: A K16 Workshop
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 207

CHAIR:
Karen Halttunen, University of Southern California
PAPERS:
Camille Leonhardt, Sierra College
"The Expansion of American Slavery"
Clarence E. Walker, University of California, Davis
"The Many Faces of African-American Slavery"
Letty Kraus, University of California, Davis
"The Power of the Word: Literacy and Rebellion in the Antebellum South"

10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

223. Roundtable Discussion: Fresh Approaches to Discovering Imagined Communities: Incorporating Ethnic and Diasporic Media into Teaching and Research
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 206

CHAIR:
Christopher A. Vaughan, Santa Clara University
PRESENTERS:
Sandy Close, New America Media
Greg B. Macabenta, Minority Media Services, Inc.
Raj Jayadev, Silicon Valley Debug

10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

224. The Postnational Asia-Pacific: Works in Translation
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 203

CHAIR:
Christina M Chia, Duke University
PAPERS:
Shuang Shen, Rutgers University
Translation as Necessary Failure: the Encounter between the Chinese writer Lu Xun and American Internationalists in the 1930s
Staci Ford, University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Film as 'Post and Pro National' American Studies
Xiaohong Liu, Yunnan University
Imagined Chinese America---In the Diaspora Consciousness of Chinese American Women Writers
Jeongsuk Joo, State University of New York, Buffalo
The Eastern Connection: Hollywood Turns to East Asian Films

10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

225. The Underside of American Exceptionalism
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett C

CHAIR:
Lee Bebout, Purdue University
PAPERS:
Susan Zieger, University of California, Riverside
Pioneering Inner Space: Manifest Destiny in Ludlow's _Hasheesh Eater_ and _Heart of the Continent
Karen Beavers, University of Southern California
Star-O: Harry Belafonte Performs the Diaspora.
Christopher Peterson, Claremont McKenna College
Raging Against Death: American Exceptionalism and the "War on Terror"

10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

226. Literature as Social Document: Aesthetics and Politics
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 201

CHAIR:
Zina Rodriguez, University of California, Riverside
PAPERS:
Kelly Wisecup, University of Maryland, College Park
"The Progress of the Heat Within": The Tropics, Yellow Fever, and Cartographies of Citizenship
David Cantrell, University of Nevada, Reno
Assumptions of the Storytelling Pitch: Southern Culture and Its Countertraditions in Kate Chopin's The Awakening
Carter Mathes, Rutgers University
"To be available to the waves from the source": Aesthetic and Political Commitment in the Novels of Toni Cade Bambara
Marcia Dawkins, University of Southern California, Annenberg
What Scattered Ashes Leave Behind: Rhetoric of Passing in Piñero's "A Lower East Side Poem"

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

227. Business Meeting of the International Committee
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 202

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

228. Business Meeting of the 2007 Program Committee
Oakland Marriott City Center CS 1

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

229. Junior Faculty and Grad Student Breakfast II: "Women, Minority Teachers and Authority in the Classroom"-Students Committee Sponsored
Oakland Marriott City Center CS 2/3

CHAIR:
Laura Barraclough, Antioch University, Los Angeles
PAPERS:
Gaye Theresa Johnson, University of California, Santa Barbara
Natalia Molina, University of California, San Diego
Viet Nguyen, University of Southern California

Ruby Tapia, Ohio State University

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

230. Roundtable Discussion: Julia Collins's Curse of Caste: Implications of the First Novel by an African American Woman
Oakland Marriott City Center California

PAPERS:
Mitch Kachun, Western Michigan University
Moderator
Dickson Bruce, University of California, Irvine
Roundtable Discussant
Lois Brown, Mount Holyoke
Veta Tucker, Grand Valley State University
Roundtable Discussant
Teresa Beacom, Southeast Community College
Roundtable Discussant

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

231. Roundtable Discussion: Printing a Transcultural U.S. Feminism: California, 1969-present (Sponsored by the ASA Women's Committee)
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett AB

CHAIR:
Kristen Hogan, University of Texas, Austin
PRESENTERS:
Judy Grahn, New College of California
Carol Seajay, Books to Watch Out For
Norma Alarcón, University of California, Berkeley
Yolanda Venegas, University of California, Riverside
Shay Brawn, Aunt Lute Books
Irene Helen Reti, University of California, Santa Cruz
COMMENT:
Kristen Hogan, University of Texas, Austin

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

232. Roundtable Discussion: Perspectives on American Studies From Americanists Based Abroad
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett F

CHAIR:
Emory Elliott, University of California, Riverside
PAPERS:
Basem Ra'ad, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem
Teaching American Studies in Jersulem, Palestine, and Lebanon
Wuming Zhao, Doshisha University
Teaching American Studies in Japan
Tatiana Venediktova, Moscow University
Teaching American Studies Summer Seminars in Russia
Youzhong Sun, Beijing Foreign Studies University
Teaching American Studies in China
Manuel de Jesus Velazquez Leon, University of Holguin
Teaching American Studies in Cuba
Sonia Torres, Universidade Federal Fluminense
Teaching American Studies in Brazil

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

233. Positioning Black Identity in the World: Transnational Moments in African American History
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 203

CHAIR:
Kimberley L. Phillips, College of William and Mary
PAPERS:
Adam Craig Malka, University of Wisconsin, Madison
The Haitian Evolution: Emigration and Diasporan Consciousness in Nineteenth Century America
Ikuko Asaka, University of Wisconsin, Madison
The Malleable Fugitive Slave Subject: Race and Gender in the Nineteenth-Century Canadian-U.S. Abolitionism
Fumiko Sakashita, Michigan State University
"Remember Pearl Harbor, but Don't Forget Sikeston": Anti-Lynching Discourse and Transnational Politics of Race
COMMENT:
Hiroshi Kitamura, College of William and Mary

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

234. Transnationalism and the Hemisphere across U.S. American, Latin American, and Latino Studies
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett C

CHAIR:
Elizabeth Rosa Horan, Arizona State University
PAPERS:
María Helena Rueda, Smith College
Conflictive Visions: Transnational Alternative Films and the Audiovisual Imagination Across the Americas
Robert McKee Irwin, University of California, Davis
Memín Pinguín: Traveling Stereotypes and Racisms in the Americas
Claudia Sadowski-Smith, Arizona State University
Diaspora, Nationalism, and Globalization in U.S. American and Latin American Studies
Manuel Martín-Rodríguez, University of California, Merced
Roots and Routes/Balsas and Pateras: The Trans/Hispanic Atlantic
COMMENT:
Elizabeth Rosa Horan, Arizona State University

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

235. Roundtable Discussion: California Stories: California Council for the Humanities' Community Oral History Project
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 201

CHAIR:
S. Travis Silcox, Sacramento City College
PRESENTERS:
Alden Mudge, California Council for the Humanities
Julie Caine, University of California, Berkeley
Preston O. Rudy, San Jose State University
Candacy Ann Taylor, Independent scholar

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

236. Racing the Nation: Insurgent Nationalism in Ethnic American Communities
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett GH

CHAIR:
David Lloyd, University of Southern California
PAPERS:
Kathy Glass, Duquesne Univeristy
A "Daughter of Africa" Speaks in America: Maria W. Stewart's Discourse on the Nation
David James Vazquez, University of Oregon
Zig-zagging through History: Ernesto Galarza, Jesús Colón and the Culture of Insurgent Consciousness
Catherine Ramirez, University of California, Santa Cruz
Enduring Freedom: The Latina/o Soldier and the 'War on Terror'

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

237. Keywords of Transnational (American Cultural) Studies (Online Format- Click on Session Title to View)
Oakland Marriott City Center CS 4

CHAIR:
Bruce Burgett, University of Washington
PAPERS:
Brent Hayes Edwards, Rutgers University
Diaspora
Rosemary Marangoly George, University of California, San Diego
Domestic
Chris Newfield, University of California, Santa Barbara
Corporation
Nikhil Pal Singh, University of Washington
Liberalism
COMMENT:
Glenn Hendler, University of Notre Dame

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

238. Transnational Activism Inside/Outside the US: Creating Communities Beyond States and Across Worlds
Oakland Marriott City Center Oakland

CHAIR:
T.V. Reed, Washington State University
PAPERS:
Jeffrey Scott Juris, Arizonta State University
Connecting the 'Battle in Seattle' to the World: Precedents and Antecedents in Transnational Networks of the 1999 Actions
Luis Fernandez, Grinnell College
Shape Shifting: Anti-corporate Globalization, Anarchist Networks, and Relief Response in New Orleans
Randel Hanson, Arizona State University
Global Indigenous Networking and Global Warming: Framing Ethnocidal Threats within the Climate Change Justice Movement
COMMENT:
T.V. Reed, Washington State University

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

239. Historical Witnessing and Transnational Gazes
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 210/211

CHAIR:
Patrice McDermott, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
PAPERS:
Meredith Raimondo, Oberlin College
"What Conscience Demands:" Orphans, Terrorists, and the AIDS Pandemic
Lisa Lillian Lynch, Catholic University
The G Word: American Media Coverage of Guantanamo and the "Gulag" Backlash
Wendy Kozol, Oberlin College
Witnessing Genocide and the Challenges of Ethical Spectatorship
COMMENT:
Patrice McDermott, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

240. Evangelicalism, Insurance, and Indian Casinos: A Discourse of Futurity in the "New" American Studies
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 202

CHAIR:
Michelle Burnham, Santa Clara University
PAPERS:
Annie McClanahan, University of California, Berkeley
"He who dies with the most toys is still dead.": 9/11, speculation, and actuarial time
Kara Thompson, University of California, Davis
B17…G15…D4 to 21, 777, and Hard Eights: Speed, Risk, Speculation, and the 'Ceremonial' Time of Indian Casinos

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

241. Beyond the Islands: Haiti, Cuba, and the U.S. Imaginary
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 205

CHAIR:
Barbara Ladd, Emory University
PAPERS:
John Lowe, Louisiana State University
Subversive Romanticism, Haitian Specters, in Yerby's The Golden Hawk
Susan Van D'Elden Donaldson, College of William and Mary
Recovering Haiti: Silence, History and Trauma in Edwidge Danticat's Breath, Eyes, Memory
Keith Allen Cartwright, University of North Florida
Simulacra of the Contact Zone: Representations of El Monte and the Igbodu from La Florida
COMMENT:
Barbara Ladd, Emory University

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

242. The Traffic in Disability: Cripping Transnational Desires
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 204

CHAIR:
To be Announced
PAPERS:
Alison Kafer, Southwestern University
Transnational Circuits of Desire and Disgust: Ambivalent Reflections on the Amputee-Devotee Community
Anna Mollow, University of California, Berkeley
SM and the Disabled Nation
Robert McRuer, George Washington University
Neoliberal Risks: Million Dollar Baby, Murderball, and Anti-National Sexual Positions
COMMENT:
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Emory University

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

243. From Assimilation to Transculturalism: Americanization At Home and Abroad: I
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 206

CHAIR:
Shirley Elizabeth Thompson, University of Texas, Austin
PAPERS:
Mark Rifkin, Skidmore College
Indigenizing the "Foreign": Inserting Self-Determination into the Search for Transnationality
Katherine Ellinghaus, University of Melbourne
Amalgamated Identities: Land, Assimilation and People of White/Indigenous Descent in Australia and the United States
Teresa F. A.. Alves, University of Lisbon
Towards the Paradoxes of Americanization: Views from Inside and Out
Jeffrey David Montez de Oca, University of Southern California
Immigrants from America: Native Challenges to Assimilation Theory

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

244. K-16 Collaboration Committee Luncheon
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 207

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

245. ASA-JAAS Project Advisory Committee Business Meeting
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 208

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

245A. ASA-JAAS Project Luncheon
Oakland Marriott City Center AJ Toppers

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

246. Found in Translation: Globalization, Performance, and Identity in U.S.-Japan Relations
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 208

CHAIR:
Lisa Yoneyama, University of California, San Diego
PAPERS:
Christine R Yano, University of Hawaii
Airborne Dreams: Japanese American Flight Attendants and the Development of Global Tourism
Mari Yoshihara, University of Hawaii
From the Freighter to the Podium: Japanese and Japanese Americans in Western Classical Music
Yujin Yaguchi, University of Tokyo
In Search of the "Real" Hawai'i: Hula Practitioners in Japan
COMMENT:
Lisa Yoneyama, University of California, San Diego

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

247. Roundtable Discussion: Everyday Plebiscites
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 204

CHAIR:
John P. McGowan, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
PAPERS:
Clarence Karr, Malaspina University College
American Fans of Popular Canadian Fiction
Barbara Ryan, National University of Singapore
Salmi, Lew, Eliza, Abraham: Page to Stage, Ben-Hur
Allison Perlman, University of Texas, Austin
NOW and Television: Activist Responses to the Media in the 1970s
Trevor Elkington, University of Denmark
Don't Believe the Hype: Videogame Marketing, Critical Reception and Sales
John P. McGowan, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
The Blogosphere: New, Different, Better?

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

248. Roundtable Discussion: Re-Imagining "Early America" From Inside Out
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 210/211

CHAIR:
Sandra M. Gustafson, University of Notre Dame
PRESENTERS:
Ralph Bauer, University of Maryland, College Park
Katy Chiles, Northwestern University
Annette Kolodny, University of Arizona
Stephen Shapiro, University of Warwick

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

249. Roundtable Discussion: Native Feminisms Without Apology I
Oakland Marriott City Center California

CHAIR:
J. Kehaulani Kauanui, Wesleyan University
PRESENTERS:
Lisa Kahaleole Hall, Oberlin College
Joanne Barker, San Francisco State University
Mishuana Goeman, Dartmouth College
Noenoe Silva, University of Hawai'i
COMMENT:
Lee Maracle, Independent scholar

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

250. Roundtable Discussion: Black Music Beyond Borders
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 205

CHAIR:
Gayle Wald, George Washington University
PAPERS:
Shana L. Redmond, Yale University
"Global Uplift: James Weldon Johnson, Japan, and the Reach of Black Music"
Ruth Feldstein, Brandeis University
"The 'King of Calypso' and the 'Voice of Africa': Harry Belafonte and Miriam Makeba, 1960-1967"
Gayle Wald, George Washington University
Gospel and the Experience of Blackness in Post-colonial, Post-9/11 Europe
Josh Kun, University of California, Riverside
Land of the Free: Dreaming Black Tijuana

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

251. Roundtable Discussion: Negotiating Graduate School: Practical Advice for Students and Mentors
Oakland Marriott City Center CS 2/3

CHAIR:
Kyla Tompkins, Pomona College
PRESENTERS:
Ruth Wilson Gilmore, University of Southern California
Vicki Ruiz, University of California, Irvine
Lisa Lowe, University of California, San Diego

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

252. International Partnerships as a Powerful Key to Transnational Learning
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett GH

CHAIR:
Judith Jeney, Ramapo College of New Jersey
PAPERS:
Olga Leontovich, Volgograd State Pedagogical University
Creation of a U.S.-Russian Mini-Campus for Intercultural Learning
Carter Jones Meyer, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Assessing Diversity: A Transnational Exchange
Jennefer Verdini Mazza, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Transnational Teaching: A Case Study
Thomas J. Heed, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Forging an International (Transnational) American Studies Program
COMMENT:
Maren Stange, Cooper Union

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

253. Roundtable Discussion: Crossing Waters, Crossing Worlds: The African Diaspora in Indian Country
Oakland Marriott City Center Oakland

CHAIR:
Sharon Patricia Holland, University of Illinois, Chicago
PAPERS:
Barbara Irene Krauthamer, New York University
"Citizenship, Racism and Sovereignty"
Robert Keith Collins, University of California, Berkeley
"The 'Indianness' of Being a Black Indian"
David Chang, University of Minnesota
"The Place of the Nation"
Jennifer Devere Brody, Northwestern University
"In the Company of Women"
COMMENT:
Tiya Alicia Miles, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

254. Roundtable Discussion: American Studies Abroad: Opportunities, Programs, and Issues
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett F

CHAIR:
Emory Elliott, University of California, Riverside
PAPERS:
Paul Giles, Oxford University
The Goals of the International Association of American Studies
Winfried Fluck, Free University, Berlin
American Studies in Germany
Marc Chenetier, Université Paris 7-Denis Diderot
The Work of the European Association of American Studies
Cristina Giorcelli, University of Rome
American Studies in Italy
Isabel Duran, University of Madrid
American Studies in Spain
Tatsushi Narita, Nagoya City University
T. S. Eliot Studies and A Two-Way Interactive Dimension of American Studies

Mechal Sobel, Director of the Center for the Study of the U.S., University of Haifa, Haifa Israel

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

255. Roundtable Discussion: Identity, Theory, and the New Biography
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett AB

CHAIR:
Carla Kaplan, University of Southern California
PRESENTERS:
Daphne Ann Brooks, Princeton
Lois Brown, Mount Holyoke
George Hutchinson, Indiana University, Bloomington
Carla L. Peterson, University of Maryland, College Park
Ramon Saldivar, Stanford University

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

256. Questioning Patriotism and Other Taboos: Teaching Controversial Topics in the Post 9/11 Classroom
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 203

CHAIR:
Mark Rice, St. John Fisher College
PAPERS:
Paul T. Murray, Siena College, Karen Mahar, Siena College
Teaching about Patriotism in Wartime I: A Small Liberal Arts College
Susan Kay, Washington State University
Teaching About Patriotism in Wartime II: A Large Land-Grant Institution
Stacy K. McGoldrick, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Christine Caffrey, Miami University
Students' Perspective on Controversial Topics in the Classroom
COMMENT:
Mark Rice, St. John Fisher College

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

257. The Civil Rights Movement: A K16 Curricular Workshop
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 207

CHAIR:
Pamela Tindall, University of California, Davis
PAPERS:
Sylvia Aquino, University of California, Davis
"The Evolution of Civil Rights"
Lisa G. Materson, University of California, Davis
"Changing Meanings of Freedom in the Modern Civil Rights Movement"
Jeffrey L. Pollard, Natomas Charter School, Sacramento
"The Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee and the Community Organizing Tradition"

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

258. The "Cultural Defense" on Trial: Transnational Issues and Perspectives
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 201

CHAIR:
Nancy Struna, University of Maryland, College Park
PAPERS:
Alison Dundes Renteln, University of Southern California
The Cultural Defense in Death Penalty Cases
Cher Weixia Chen, University of Southern California
A Critique of "Loss of Face" Arguments in Cultural Defense Cases: A Comparative Study
Sylvia Maier, Georgia Institute of Technology
"Honor Killings" and the Cultural Defense in Germany and the United States
John Caughey, University of Maryland, College Park
Why the Cultural Defense Needs Person Centered Ethnography: The Case of a Murder in Maine

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

259. Transnational Chican@ Style
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett C

CHAIR:
Olga Najera Ramirez, University of California, Santa Cruz
PAPERS:
Ellie Hernandez, University of California, Santa Barbara
Chicana/o Fashion Codes: The Political Significance of Clothes
Richard T. Rodriguez, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Queering the Homeboy Aesthetic
Karen Mary Davalos, Loyola Marymount University
Domestic Styles of Mexican Chicago
Curtis Marez, University of Southern California
Seeing Skeletons: Ester Hernandez, and the Visual Culture of Migrant Farm Labor
COMMENT:
Olga Najera Ramirez, University of California, Santa Cruz

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

260. Visualizing the Diaspora in a Transnational American Studies Context: Resistance, Representation, and Relationships in Visual Imagery across the African Diaspora
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 202

CHAIR:
Fath Davis Ruffins, National Museum of American History
PAPERS:
Cheryl LaRoche, University of Maryland, College Park
Envisioning Escape from Slavery: Landscapes of Resistance in the African Diaspora
Isabell Cserno, University of Maryland, College Park
Nationhood and Diaspora: Visual Representations and Race in Advertisements in Germany and the US
Bridget Cooks, Santa Clara University
Re-imagining the Stereotype across the Diaspora: Contemporary Self-Portraits by Black Artists
Juergen Heinrichs, Seton Hall University
Towards a Black German Art Practice: Diasporic Translation in the Works of Marc Brandenburg
COMMENT:
Fath Davis Ruffins, National Museum of American History

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

261. From Assimilation to Transculturalism: Americanization At Home and Abroad: II
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 206

CHAIR:
Matthew Elliott, Emmanuel College
PAPERS:
Jade Roslyn Ferguson, Cornell University
Witnessing an American Scene: Racial Performances of "the South" in Canada
Eric Johnson, University of Iowa
Manteca! Afro-Cuban Jazz, Musical Afro-Internationalism, and Old War Politics
Maja Miscovic, National Louis University, Emily Noelle Ignacio, University of Washington
Becoming White to Become American: Balkan Immigrants and the Transformation of Their Race pre- and post-911

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

262. Business Meeting of the Children and Youth Studies Caucus
Oakland Marriott City Center Boardroom 430

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

263. Business Meeting of All Chairs
Oakland Marriott City Center CS 4

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

264. Gertrude Stein Tour
Gertrude Stein Tour (SRC 3) Gertrude Stein Tour

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

265. Roundtable Discussion: International American Studies: After U.S. Nationalism, What Now with the State?
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett GH

CHAIRS:
Robyn Wiegman, Duke University
Allaine Cerwonka, Central European University
PAPERS:
Allaine Cerwonka, Central European University
International American Studies: After U.S. Nationalism, What Now with the State?
Eva Cherniavsky, University of Washington
International American Studies: After U.S. Nationalism, What Now with the State?
Eva Federmayer, Eotvos Lorand University and the University of Szeged
International American Studies: After U.S. Nationalism, What Now with the State?
Robyn Wiegman, Duke University
International American Studies: After U.S. Nationalism, What Now with the State?

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
265B. Intellectual Histories in a Global Age

Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 201

CHAIR:

Casey Nelson Blake, Columbia University

PRESENTERS:

Nicole Sackley
, University of Richmond
Cosmopolitan Exchanges

Jay Garcia
, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Alain Locke's "World Culture"

Sarah E. Igo, University of Pennsylvania
Conceptualizing Modern Privacy

COMMENT:

Casey Nelson Blake, Columbia University
Howard Brick, Washington University

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
266. Roundtable Discussion: Sexual Citizenship in Transnational America: Histories, Politics, Possibilities

Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 203

CHAIR:
Erica Rand, Bates College
PRESENTERS:
Clare Sears, University of California, Santa Cruz
Wendy Chapkis, University of Southern Maine
Eithne Luibheid, University of Arizona
Gina Rourke, Independent scholar

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

267. Transnational Perspectives on North American Architecture
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 204

CHAIR:
Margaretta Lovell, University of California, Berkeley
PAPERS:
Abigail A. Van Slyck, Connecticut College
Spaces of Literacy: Carnegie Libraries and an English-Speaking World
Annmarie Adams, McGill University
Man and His Worlds: Transnationalism and the Architecture of Expo 67
Victoria Solan, University of Chicago
Ethnicity in Suburbia--Inversions and Occupations

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

268. Roundtable Discussion: Colloquy with Joanna Brooks on American Lazarus (2003)
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 210/211

CHAIR:
Dennis D. Moore, Florida State University
PRESENTERS:
Joanna Brooks, University of Texas, Austin
Kristina Bross, Purdue University
Vincent Albert Carretta, University of Maryland, College Park
Edward D. White, University of Florida
Hilary Wyss, Auburn University
Anthea Butler, University of Rochester

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

269. Get Up, Stand Up: Comparative and Transnational Social Movement Politics in the "Long Sixties"
Oakland Marriott City Center CS 4

CHAIR:
Lisa Rubens, University of California, Berkeley
PAPERS:
Derek Catsam, University of Texas, Permian Basin
"When We Are Tired We Shall Rest": Bus Boycotts in the U.S. and South Africa
Lara A. Campbell, Simon Fraser University
"Love Guerrillas' and 'Liberationist Shit-chicks": Gender and Vietnam War Resisters in Canadian Antiwar Activism
Ian Lekus, University of Georgia
"Out in the Cold: Lesbian Feminism at the 1971 North American-Indochinese Women's Conference"
COMMENT:
Lisa Rubens, University of California, Berkeley

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

270. Youth Voices and Youth Activism in Oakland: Transforming the Public Sphere
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett F

CHAIR:
Taj James, Movement Strategy Center
PAPERS:
Jennifer Tilton, Wesleyan University
What is "the Power of the Youth?"
Victor Rios, University San Francisco
Gender as a Trans/re/gressive force in Chican@ Youth Activism in the 21st Century
Victor Duarte, Huaxtec Organization
Youth in Grassroots Raza Organizing
Lissa Soep, Youth Radio
Youth Voice At War

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

271. The Cultural Politics of (Mis)translation: Reading Three US-Japan Cultural Interfaces
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 205

CHAIR:
Shelley Fisher Fishkin, Stanford University
PAPERS:
Tsuyoshi Ishihara, Waseda University
The Fate of Mark Twain in Post-WWII Japanese School Textbooks
Hitoshi Kamada, University of Arizona
Karate in the United States: Its Popularization and Diversification
Masumi Izumi, Doshisha University
Taiko and Japanese American Community: Postwar Community Re-Building through Multicultural Performance Music
COMMENT:
Shelley Fisher Fishkin, Stanford University

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

272. American Studies After Totalitarianism: Toward a Progressive Pedagogy in Becoming-EU Central and Eastern Europe

This panel has been canceled.

Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 201

CHAIR:
John Carlos Rowe, University of Southern California
PAPERS:
Gary Edward Holcomb, Emporia State University
The New American Studies in Becoming-EU Romania
Mihaela Precup, University of Bucharest
Teaching American Visual Culture in Romania and the Battle of Representations
Ruxandra Manuela Radulescu, University of Bucharest
Approaching Civil Rights in Romania: How American Studies Can Trouble the Waters
COMMENT:
John Carlos Rowe, University of Southern California

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

273. Roundtable Discussion: When and How do Discourses of "Americanization" and "Anti-Americanism" Matter?
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 202

CHAIR:
Jane Desmond, University of Iowa
PAPERS:
Giorgio Mariani, University of Rome
Giorgio Mariani, University of Rome "Anti-Americanization" in Contemporary Italian Discourse
Pawel Krzysztof Jedrzejko, University of Silesia, Katowice
Pawel Jedrzejko The Passion for Consumption of U.S. Literature in Polish Universities
Ricardo Salvatore, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires
Ricardo Salvatore History and Politics of U.S. Interventions in Latin America
Virginia Dominguez, University of Iowa
Virginia Dominguez Public Discourse as Political Speech-Act: multi-sited Comparisons
Zsofia Ban, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest
Zsofi Ban, "Americanization" and the Art World Abroad

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

274. Roundtable Discussion: Keynotes of Sound Studies--Crossing Disciplinary and National Borders
Oakland Marriott City Center CS 1

CHAIR:
Michele Hilmes, University of Wisconsin, Madison
PAPERS:
David Suisman, University of Delaware
The Transnational Origins of the Modern American Music Business
Derek Vaillant, University of Michigan
Sounds Provincial: Producing a (trans)National Radio Imaginary in Interwar France, 1921-1939
Elena Razlogova, Concordia University, Montreal
Hearing Like a Citizen of a Cold War State: Transnational Sound Studies and the History of the Social Imagination
Angela Blake, Miami University, Ohio
Urban Acoustic Ecologies: Framing the Soundscapes of North American Cities
Michael Bull, University of Sussex
Listening to the Voice of Globalisation: iPod Culture and Urban Experience

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

275. Roundtable Discussion: Demystifying the Dissertation
Oakland Marriott City Center CS 2/3

CHAIR:
Joseph Heathcott, Saint Louis University
PAPERS:
Karen Cardozo, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
"The Dissertation as an Institution: Identifying Systemic Challenges"
Stephanie Dunson, University of Rhode Island
"Not the 'What' But the 'How': The Problem of Methodology in the Interdisciplinary Dissertation"
Cynthia Wu, Agnes Scott College
"Finishing the Dissertation Away from the Home Institution"
Randolf Lagumbay Arguelles, University of California, Los Angeles
"The Dissertation and Alternative Careers"

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

276. Foreign Tastes: Appropriating National Culture in Nineteenth-Century America
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett AB

CHAIR:
Scott Casper, University of Nevada, Reno
PAPERS:
Andrew Lewis, American University
New Wine in Old Bottles?: Table Wines and Consumerism in Early America
Marina Moskowitz, University of Glasgow
"Qualities Adapted to the Country": The Place of Horticulture in the Nineteenth Century
Elizabeth White Nelson, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
The Lost Cuisine: Preserving Culinary Traditions in the Post-Civil War South
COMMENT:
Scott Casper, University of Nevada, Reno

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

277. Feminism and Transnational Studies of Empire and Militarism
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 207

CHAIR:
Inderpal Grewal, University of California, Irvine
PAPERS:
Jennifer Terry, University of California, Irvine
Governmentality, Sentimentality, and Imperial Erotics in "Extreme Cinema Verite"
Minoo Moallem, University of California, Berkeley
"Nation, Empire and the Sexed Female Subject"
Caren Kaplan, University of California, Davis
"Aftermath: Aerial Perspective and the First Persian Gulf War"
COMMENT:
Inderpal Grewal, University of California, Irvine

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

278. Exhibit: Visualizing Oakland and Bay Area Communities: Art, History, and New Immigration (SRC-Sponsored Panel) (Online Format-- Click on Session Title to View)
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 208

CHAIR:
Gregory Choy, University of California, Berkeley
PAPERS:
Persis Karim, San Jose State University, Taraneh Hemami, California College of the Arts
Cross-Connections: Art, History and the Emerging Vision of Iranian-Americans
Flo Oy Wong, Asian American Women Artists Association
The Art of Our Lives: An American Family From Oakland Chinatown
William Wong, Author, Social Historian, Freelance Writer
Reclaimed Stories: Oakland's Chinatown
Ping-Ann Addo, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Treasured Textiles as Community Art: Tongan Women, Tapa, and Transnational Cultural Pride
Sonia Manjon, California College of the Arts
Art Making Social Change in Oakland
Sharon Mizota, Independent scholar
Comments

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

279. Building for the Future: How the Whole Earth Counterculture Redesigned the World
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 206

CHAIR:
Simon James Sadler, University of California, Davis
PAPERS:
Fred Turner, Stanford University
Buckminster Fuller and the Rise of Bohemian Technocracy
Andy Kirk, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Shelter and Land Use: Whole Earth Visions of Alternative Architecture and Technology
William Bryant, University of Iowa
Outlaws in Space: Stewart Brand, Space Colonies, and the Techno-Ecological Future

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

280. Roundtable Discussion: Losing History, Losing Culture: Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans?
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett C

CHAIR:
Tracyann Williams, Graduate Center, City University of New York
PAPERS:
Michelle Materre, The New School
Race and Space: The Visual Politics of a Local Community
Tracyann Williams, Graduate Center, City University of New York
Feasting on the Saints
Nina Ha, Creighton University
Displaced Again: Where Do We Vietnamese Go?

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

281. Roundtable Discussion: Native Feminisms Without Apology II
Oakland Marriott City Center California

CHAIR:
Andrea Lee Smith, University of Michigan
PRESENTERS:
Audra Simpson, Cornell University
Renya Ramirez, University of California, Santa Cruz
Sarah Deer, Tribal Law and Policy Institute
Luana Ross, University of Washington
COMMENT:
Aileen Moreton-Robinson, Queensland University of Technology

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

282. Reception of the University of Southern California
Oakland Marriott City Center Oakland

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

283. African American Museum and Library-SRC/K12 sponsored
African American Museum and Library (SRC5) African American Museum and Library

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

284. "Dare to Secure a Future": Archaeologies of Contemporary Cultural Politics
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 201

CHAIR:
James Kyung-Jin Lee, University of California, Santa Barbara
PAPERS:
Victor Bascara, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Empire as Refuge
Grace Hong, University of Wisconsin, Madison
"Horizontal Community": Comparative Racialization and Intersectionality
Dylan Rodriguez, University of California, Riverside
Multiculturalist Life and White Supremacist Death: Language, Praxis, and Movement in the Historical Present
Min Hyoung Song, Boston College
Genealogy of a Detroit Childhood
COMMENT:
Lisa Lowe, University of California, San Diego

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

285. Roundtable Discussion: The Terminator Strikes: Labor Studies in Crisis (Sponsored by the Working-class Studies Caucus)
Oakland Marriott City Center CS 4

CHAIR:
Kitty Krupat, New York University
PRESENTERS:
Katie Quan, University of California, Berkeley
Peter Rachleff, Macalester College
Keith Pace, Califirnia School Employees Association

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

285B. Documentary and Dissent: Visual Cultures of Opposition Post-1960
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 203

CHAIR:
Miles Orvell, Temple University
PAPERS:
Joseph Entin, Brooklyn College, City University of New York
Documentary, Disfiguration and Race: The "Maximum Multiplicity" of Romare Bearden's Projections
Franny Nudelman, University of Virginia
"Asleep All This Time": Documenting the Radicalization of Vietnam Veterans in Winter Soldier
Rebecca Schreiber, University of New Mexico
"What's Hard to See Is the Unknown": Photography, Documentary and Labor
Paula Rabinowitz, University of Minnesota
Shutterings, Endings and Autopsies: Towards a Poetics of the Post-Industrial Documentary and Labor
COMMENT:
Miles Orvell, Temple University

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

286. The Color of Welfare Reform: New Evidence from Las Vegas, Miami, and Los Angeles
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 208

CHAIR:
Rhonda Y. Williams, Case Western Reserve University
PAPERS:
Annelise Orleck, Dartmouth College
Race, Welfare Reform and the Political Activism of Welfare Mothers
Alejandra Marchevsky, California State University, Los Angeles, Jeanne F. Theoharis, Brooklyn College
Tough Love in L.A. County: Mexican Immigrants and the Failure of Welfare-to-Work
Sanford Schram, Bryn Mawr College
Wel-Mart: Devolution, Privatization, Performance Measurement and the New World of Welfare-to-Work

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

287. The Long Shadow of Scopes: The Visual, Education, and Instituional Legacies of the 1920s Evolution Debates (Online Format-- Click on Session Title to View)
Oakland Marriott City Center California

CHAIR:
Charles Edward Caudill, University of Tennessee
PAPERS:
Constance Areson Clark, Randolf-Macon Woman's College
Cartoon Cave Men on the Global Stage: When Were They Funny and Why?
Adam R. Shapiro, University of Chicago
The Evolution of the "New Civic Biology"
Angie Christine Maxwell, University of Texas, Austin
Reactionary Fundamentalism in the Aftermath of Scopes: The Founding of William Jennings Bryan College

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

288. Spatial Scale and the New U.S. Imperialism
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 204

CHAIR:
Lee Quinby, Brooklyn College
PAPERS:
Paul Lyons, Unversity of Hawaii
Legislative Imperialism and Anti-"Race-Based" Entitlement Rhetoric In Hawai'i
Malini Schueller, University of Florida
The Spectacular Languages of Shock & Awe and Abu Ghraib
Ashley Dawson, College of Staten Island
Transnational Popular Movements Against U.S. Empire
COMMENT:
Lee Quinby, Brooklyn College

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

289. Transnational Native American Communities--SRC-sponsored
Oakland Marriott City Center CS 2/3

CHAIR:
Hertha D. Sweet Wong, University of California, Berkeley
PAPERS:
Malcolm Margolin, Publisher, Heyday Books, Berkeley
Relocation and Return: Pan-Indian Urban and Reservation Activism
Danika Fawn Medak-Saltzman, University of California, Berkeley
Dances with Samurai
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
The Indigenous World Association and the Global Quest for Justice

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

290. Roundtable Discussion: Re-imagining the Journal: Vectors and New Modes of Digital Scholarship
Oakland Marriott City Center CS 1

CHAIR:
Tara McPherson, University of Southern California
PRESENTERS:
Amelie Hastie, University of California, Santa Cruz
Steve Anderson, University of Southern California
Trevor Paglen, University of California, Berkeley
Rick Prelinger, Independent Scholar/Archivist/Activist
Raegan Kelly
David Lloyd, University of Southern California

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

291. Radical Difference? Transnational Encounters, Afro-Asian Imaginings and the Search for Cross-Racial Solidarity
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 205

CHAIR:
Junaid Rana, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
PAPERS:
Vivek Bald, New York University
The Mysterious Mr. Abdou: Indian Radicals and Sailors in the Overlapping Diasporas of 1920s New York
Sohail Daulatzai, University of California, Irvine
Sketches of Pain: Black Sounds, Global Visions and Afro-Asian Islam
Rich Blint, New York University
Divided Union: 'Afro-Asian Connections,' the State and the Politics of Difference

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

292. Re-membering Religion in Asian America
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 202

CHAIR:
Roberto Lint-Sagarena, University of Southern California
PAPERS:
Rudiger Valeriano Busto, University of California, Santa Barbara
Mongols or Mongolians? And the Strange Career of the "Living Buddha" in America
David Kyuman Kim, Connecticut College
Buried in Time's Memory: Nostalgia, Cosmopolitanism, and the Asian American Religious Imagination
Jane Naomi Iwamura, University of Southern California
Critical Faith: Japanese Americans and the Birth of a New Civil Religion
COMMENT:
Derek Chang, Cornell University

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

293. Reanimating the Archive: From Dance to Digital Space
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 206

CHAIR:
Mariam Lam, University of California, Riverside
PAPERS:
Cecily Marcus, University of Minnesota
In the Vaginal Library: A Lover's Discourse
Wendy W. Walters, Emerson College
Revising the Archive of Empire: Transnational Histories in The Pagoda
Jacqueline Shea Murphy, University of California, Riverside
Dancing (as) the Archive: Santee Smith's "Kaha:wi"
Letha Rain Alicia Cranford, Michigan State University
In[digital]nous Voices: American NDN Memories and Indigenous Communities in Digital Space

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

294. The Double Time of the Nation
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 203

CHAIR:
Kerry Larson, University of Michigan
PAPERS:
Alyssa Erin MacLean, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Lost Acadia, or Lost America? Borders of Memory and Spaces of Oblivion in Longfellow's "Evangeline"
Haipeng Zhou, Emory University
Feminism lost in translation? -- When a Chinese woman speaks through an American woman's voice
Jinqi Ling, University of California, Los Angeles
Critical Temporalities in Karen Tei Yamashita's Through the Arc of the Rain Forest
Amy Sara Carroll, Northwestern University
Generational Conflicts and Continental Shifts: Guillermo Gómez Peña and Alex Rivera's Contrasting Border Poetics

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

295. Transnational Tastes: Consuming "Exoticism"
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 207

CHAIR:
To Be Announced
PAPERS:
Amy Reddinger, University of Washington
Postwar Hawaiian Food-xotica and the Legacy of US Racial Liberalism
Andre Carrington, New York University
Is That What the Kids Are Calling it These Days? FLCL, Object Relations, and the Interpretation of Anime
Amanda Maria Morrison, University of Texas, Austin
"New Generation Latino" in the crossfire: Urban Latino youth as a target market

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

296. Race and Remasculinization
Oakland Marriott City Center OCC 210/211

CHAIR:
To Be Announced
PAPERS:
Brian Herrera, University of New Mexico
From Desi to Fidel: The Cuban Romance Sours
Stacey Van Dahm, University of California, Santa Barbara
Ricky, Che, Fidel, and Arenas: Trumping Masculinity in U.S./Cuban Cultural Maneuvers
Jac Asher, University of California, Riverside
Baldwin's Boys: Black Atlantic Hustle and Drift
Hoang Tan Nguyen, University of California, Berkeley
Reflections on an Asian Bottom: Gay Asian American Masculinity and Sexual Representation

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

296B. Business Meeting of the Environment and Culture Caucus
Oakland Marriott City Center Board Room 417

6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

297. Challenges to Umoja: Africans and African Americans in Oakland-SRC/K12 sponsored
First Unitarian Church of Oakland (SRC 6) First Unitarian Church of Oakland

PRESENTERS:
Nunu Kidane, Priority African Network
Kalemba K Kizito, California State University, East Bay
Walter Turner, College of Marin and Africa Today, KPFA-Pacifica Radio
Kelvin Sauls, Downs Memorial United Methodist Church, Oakland

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

298. Reception of the University of Michigan
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett GH

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

299. Reception of the University of Minnesota
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett F

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

300. Reception of Stanford University
Oakland Marriott City Center Jewett C

8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

300-A. Reception of Northwestern University's Department of African American Studies
Oakland Marriott City Center Calvin Simmons Room 1