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African American Studies

América Allí: Transhemispheric Visions and Communities in the Black Atlantic . . . 120

American Heroes, Race(d) Heroes, and Erased Heroes in the Early Black Press . . . 88

Blackness and Technology . . . 118

But Who Protects Us from You? Ghetto Youth Narratives and Countermobilizations against Racialized State Violence . . . 98

Caribbean Revolution and the Word . . . 145

Civil Rights from Local to Global . . . 161

Comics, Comedy, and Drawing Race . . . 109

Constructing Race in Chicago . . . 193

Depression and the Neoliberal Subject . . . 134

Education and Imperialism in the Philippines . . . 99

Environment and Culture Studies: Theorizing Space and Place, Building Community Connections . . . 148

Hispanola and the Black Atlantic . . . 185

Intersectionality and Internationality in the Study of American Women . . . 101

Medical and Legal Claims to the Slave Body . . . 162

Music, Singing, and American Education . . . 161

New Orleans, USA? Racism, Science, Hurricane Katrina, and the Abandonment of a Global City . . . 120

Nineteenth-Century African American Geographies . . . 88

Politics of Jazz: Race, Popular Culture, and the Second World War . . . 169

Pop! Goes Race Theory: "Mixed" Race Narratives and Visual Culture Productions . . . 167

Radical Politics and Women Writers of the Harlem Renaissance . . . 132

Reading and Translating Toni Morrison: An East Asian Perspective . . . 183

Reading Citizenship . . . 151

Recent Immigrants and Changing Identities . . . 100

Seeing in Color: Visual Culture and Racial Politics in Philadelphia . . . 92

Soul Vibrations: Performing Race in the 1970s . . . 104

Still Kneeling at the Altar of Blackness: African American History and Culture in the Age of Globalism. . . . 107

Teaching about Race in the "Post–Civil Rights" Era . . . 199

The Archives Strike Back: Recovering the Transnational Identities of African Americans and Chinese Americans . . . 175

The Cowboy Way? The Western in the Imagination . . . 177

The Empire Strikes Back, Revisited: Does (Black) British Cultural Studies Still Matter? . . . 207

The Racial Spectacle of Performance . . . 208

Tourism and Performing Racial Identity . . . 112

Transgressive Masculinity and Race, Sex, and Desire in Modern America . . . 200

Transnational Harlem Renaissance . . . 213

Traveling Ethnicity and the Nineteenth-Century Stage . . . 202

Where Is Aquí? Remapping African Atlantic and American Studies . . . 102

World War I and African American Identity . . . 91

Anthropology

Immigrants in Unexpected Places: Rural America . . . 200

Of Commemoration and Silence: Claiming a Multicultural Past . . . 129

Paradigms and Obsolescence: What Is to Become of Culture, Race, and Other Keywords in the New Transhemispheric American Studies? . . . 142

Asian American Studies

Chinatowns: Then and Now . . . 170

Cross-Currents of Cosmopolitanism and Sexuality . . . 173

Crossing Paths: Asian and Native American Intersectionality . . . 192

Getting Behind the Hyphen: Understanding American Ethnicity through Memoir, Fiction, and Personal Narratives . . . 106

Hemispheric and Transnational Mediations: Collisions, Consumption, and Coalitions in Asian American Public Cultures . . . 117

Immigration Nation: Asians and Latinos and the Politics of Race Relations . . . 147

In the Belly of the Beast: Filipino Americans, Diasporic Nationalisms, and Anti-imperialist Politics . . . 127

Memory and Iconography . . . 96

Projecting the East: Cinema, Exhibition, and Asian America . . . 176

Reading Citizenship . . . 151

The Archives Strike Back: Recovering the Transnational Identities of African Americans and Chinese Americans . . . 175

The Model Minority in the Age of American Global Expansion . . . 205

Theorizing the Transpacific: The Cross-Cultural Roots of Chicana/o and Filipina/o Identities . . . 111

The Skyline and the Slum: Visions of New York . . . 213

Transhemispheric Traces Across Asia and North America. . . 199

Transpacific Occupations: Cultures of Militarization in the Asian Hemisphere . . . 183

Watching the Detective: Race and Representation in Asian American and Latino Detective Narratives . . . 107

Yellowface in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century America: Performances across Ethnicity, Race, and Nation . . . 209

Border Studies

Anglo-Spanish Rivalries and the U.S.-Mexican Borderlands . . . 118

Dis-locating America in U.S. Latina/o Literature and Culture . . . 119

Early American Dislocations, or, How Postcolonial Theory Reconfigures American Studies . . . 134

Filibustering and Other Americans in Latin America . . . 123

Gender and Global Citizenship in the Transnational Americas . . . 168

Hemispheric American Studies 2: Disciplinary Remappings . . . 124

Immigrants in Unexpected Places: Rural America . . . 200

Immigration Debate, Policy, and Reform . . . 108

Manifested Destiny on the U.S.-Mexico Border: Science, Sensationalism, and Diplomacy, 1880–1920 . . . 139

Prosperity for Whom? Labor in the Early Twentieth Century . . . 186

Reading Citizenship . . . 151

Recent Immigrants and Changing Identities . . . 100

Revolutionaries, Cowboys, and Movie Monsters: Imagining Across and Crossing "the Mexican Border" . . . 133

Southern Americas and U.S. Taxonomies . . . 108

The Cowboy Way? The Western in the Imagination . . . 177

The End of the World: Narratives of Immigration, Border, and Identity in a Global Age . . . 155

The Global Hollywood Monopoly . . . 201

The Mexican Revolution in the American Imagination . . . 207

Transhemispheric Keywords: America, Border, Colonial, Coolie, Globalization . . . 124

Who Can Be Native? Regulating Indigeneity at the Borders of the Nation-State . . . 190

Chicano/Latino Studies

Beyond the Symbolic: Critical Representation of Chicana/o Inter- and Intragroup Politics in Literature, Popular Culture, and Archival Studies . . . 135

Borderlands/La Frontera at Twenty: Forging New Theories, Stories, and Visions . . . 146

Chicana/Indígena Performance: Transnational Indigeneities and the Production of Knowledge . . . 141

Connected, Grounded, Surrounded by Academic Freedom? Still Changing the Languages and Cultures of the Academy . . . 124

Constructing Race in Chicago . . . 193

Crossing Musical Identities . . . 193

Dis-locating America in U.S. Latina/o Literature and Culture . . . 119

Discrepant Cosmopolitanisms in the Americas: Colombian and U.S. Communities Respond to U.S.-Colombia Policy after the Cold War . . . 156

Dissident Sounds, Resonant Frequencies: Activist Community Formation and the Production of History across the New Borderlands, 1976–2006 . . . 157

Estamos Aquí: The Political Praxis of Latina/o Representation . . . 190

Gender and Global Citizenship in the Transnational Americas . . . 168

Hemispheric American Studies 2: Disciplinary Remappings . . . 124

Hispanic Literary Culture Begins . . . 125

Immigrants in Unexpected Places: Rural America . . . 200

Immigration Debate, Policy, and Reform . . . 108

Immigration Nation: Asians and Latinos and the Politics of Race Relations . . . 147

Latina/o Popular Music and Public Cultures: Mods, Museums, Music Videos y Mundos Raros . . . 159

Latino/as Diasporic Performance . . . 204

Learning Technologies and Cultural Critique: Digital Storytelling in American Studies . . . 182

Living in the City of Angels . . . 95

Mapping the Mission: Between Place and Memory in San Francisco's Latina/o Arts Community . . . 156

Points of Convergence: Race, Sexuality, and Citizenship in an Américas Context . . . 159

Prosperity for Whom? Labor in the Early Twentieth Century . . . 186

Television and Consuming Gender . . . 150

The Cowboy Way? The Western in the Imagination . . . 177

The Mexican Revolution in the American Imagination . . . 207

Theorizing the Transpacific: The Cross-Cultural Roots of Chicana/o and Filipina/o Identities . . . 111

The Racial Spectacle of Performance . . . 208

Trans(-lating, -forming, -cending) América: The Ethnic Mexican Female Body Politic . . . 111

Transnationalism in Times of War . . . 196

Triangulating the Interethnic Alliance: Jesús Colón and the Politics of Transnational Coalitions in the Latina/o Diaspora . . . 195

Watching the Detective: Race and Representation in Asian American and Latino Detective Narratives . . . 107

Who Can Be Native? Regulating Indigeneity at the Borders of the Nation-State . . . 190

Communication and Film and Media Studies

Adaptation—Aqui y Ahora: Film/Video, Race, and Literature . . . 185

Defining Difference: Psychology in America . . . 136

Eating the Other: The Commodification of Food . . . 178

Hemispheric and Transnational Mediations: Collisions, Consumption, and Coalitions in Asian American Public Cultures . . . 117

Mapping the Mission: Between Place and Memory in San Francisco's Latina/o Arts Community . . . 156

Photographing American Others . . . 144

Projecting the East: Cinema, Exhibition, and Asian America . . . 176

Reflections on the Nickel Mines Amish Tragedy: The Amish in American Culture . . . 174

Silencing Race and Music . . . 99

Soul Vibrations: Performing Race in the 1970s . . . 104

Television and Consuming Gender . . . 150

The Global Hollywood Monopoly . . . 201

The Skyline and the Slum: Visions of New York . . . 213

The Whole World in His Hands: God's Globe, Evangelical Media, and the Secular Sacred . . . 206

Transhemispheric Dialogues: Contemporary Native North American Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts . . . 198

What Went Right? How Culture, Media, and Politics Created American Fundamentalism . . . 110

Youth Identity Construction in Digital Environments . . . 211

Comparative Native Studies

Empire, Occupation, and Visual Culture: Native Hawai'i, Filipino America, and Occupied Japan . . . 172

Situating Indigenisms and Gender on the Hypermilitarized Peripheries of U.S. Empire . . . 98

Thinking Hemispherically: Education, Indigeneity, and Music . . . 177

Transhemispheric Dialogues: Contemporary Native North American Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts . . . 198

Contemporary Culture

Affecting Nation . . . 103

Art, Property, and the Public Good: Thomas Eakins's The Gross Clinic and Cultural Patrimony . . . 164

Art and Engaged Citizenship . . . 127

Divided Community: Fissures of Ethnicity and Race in America . . . 135

Fat Studies 101: The Here and Now of an Emerging Interdisciplinary Field . . . 147

Homing In: The Domesticities of U.S. Women of Color . . . 184

If America Is Over There, Where Is Here? Representing Subjects, Claiming Rights under U.S. Imperialism . . . 188

Left Behind: The Public Urban University in the Twenty-first Century . . . 160

New Orleans, USA? Racism, Science, Hurricane Katrina, and the Abandonment of a Global City . . . 120

Playing War: Combat Video Games and the Extension of American Empire through Modeling and Simulation . . . 158

Program Director's Breakfast: An Empirical Exploration of the State of American Studies . . . 86

Remembering Heroism/Remembering Trauma: Representing the Body in Recent Commemorations of War and Terrorism. . . . 181

Resisting War: Activism by Soldiers, Veterans, and Military Families . . . 151

States of Being: Citizenship and Representation (Three Cases) . . . 110

The Cowboy Way? The Western in the Imagination . . . 177

The State vs. the Nation in Critical American Studies . . . 195

The Survival of American Studies in the Era of Financialization (Committee on American Studies Programs) . . . 91

Vexing Diasporas: Cuban, Haitian, and Vietnamese Exiles Write Dissent . . . 106

Victims, Mourning, and Trauma in the Post-9/11 World . . . 214

Visions of Community: The Suburb in Recent Novels and Films . . . 206

Cultural Geography

Civil Rights from Local to Global . . . 161

Constructing Race in Chicago . . . 193

Cosmopolitics: Location and the Arts in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century U.S. Cultural Production . . . 128

Haiti, Hemispheric Geography, and Global Health . . . 180

Immigrants in Unexpected Places: Rural America . . . 200

Liminal Spaces: Ephemeral Sites of Cultural Collisions . . . 163

Living in the City of Angels . . . 95

Mapping the Mission: Between Place and Memory in San Francisco's Latina/o Arts Community . . . 156

Spaces of Identity: Citizenship and the City . . . 104

The Skyline and the Slum: Visions of New York . . . 213

Traveling Shows: Movement, Memory, and Theatricality in Spatial Formation . . . 122

Victims, Mourning, and Trauma in the Post-9/11 World . . . 214

Disability Studies

Defining Difference: Psychology in America . . . 136

Journeys in Disability Culture/Disability Arts . . . 214

Early American Studies

American Indians and the European Imagination . . . 90

American Indians in the Literary Imagination . . . 160

Babies and Bathwaters: The Contexts of the Child . . . 122

Caribbean Revolution and the Word . . . 145

Cosmopolitanism and Its Discontents: States and Statelessness in the Writings of the Early Republic . . . 102

Early American Circuits of Memory . . . 113

Early American Dislocations, or, How Postcolonial Theory Reconfigures American Studies . . . 134

Hispanic Literary Culture Begins . . . 125

Reading Citizenship . . . 151

Retro Coco . . . 96

Revolution and the Archive in the Greater Caribbean . . . 148

Roundtable: Transoceanic Fantasies and Imperial Nightmares . . . 132

The Prenational and the Transhemispheric . . . 209

Violence on the Early North American Frontiers . . . 100

English

Evolutionary Imaginings of Race, Sexuality, and Citizenship in Early Twentieth-Century U.S. Literature and Culture . . . 143

Filibustering and Other Americans in Latin America . . . 123

Hispanola and the Black Atlantic . . . 185

Scholar/Activist, Activist/Scholar: The Life and Work of H. Bruce Franklin . . . 119

Victims, Mourning, and Trauma in the Post-9/11 World . . . 214

W/Righting History: The Problem of Literary Historic Sites . . . 212

Environmental Studies

Conflicting Rights, Contesting Terrains, Constructing Identities . . . 89

Eating the Other: The Commodification of Food . . . 178

Environment and Culture Studies: Theorizing Space and Place, Building Community Connections . . . 148

New Orleans, USA? Racism, Science, Hurricane Katrina, and the Abandonment of a Global City . . . 120

Transpresence and the American Century: Toxic Environments across Space and Time . . . 208

Ethnography

Comics, Comedy, and Drawing Race . . . 109

Dissident Sounds, Resonant Frequencies: Activist Community Formation and the Production of History across the New Borderlands, 1976–2006 . . . 157

Exploring Ethnography, Desire, and the Transnational in the 1930s and 1940s . . . 166

Recent Immigrants and Changing Identities . . . 100

Southern Americas and U.S. Taxonomies . . . 108

Still Kneeling at the Altar of Blackness: African American History and Culture in the Age of Globalism. . . . 107

The Racial Spectacle of Performance . . . 208

Transgressive Masculinity and Race, Sex, and Desire in Modern America . . . 200

Youth Identity Construction in Digital Environments . . . 211

Foodways

Eating the Other: The Commodification of Food . . . 178

Un-supersizing the American Female Body . . . 112

Gender and Sexuality

Baby-Making, Bible-Based Sex: Acceptable Sexual Rhetorics and Practices in Contemporary Conservative Christianity . . . 94

Borderlands/La Frontera at Twenty: Forging New Theories, Stories, and Visions . . . 146

Cold War and Wars Within: Race, Gender, Nation, and U.S. Military Engagement in East Asia . . . 180

Cold War Cultural Imaginaries . . . 178

Constituting America from Afar: Transnational Contexts in the Making of American Identities . . . 189

Cross-Currents of Cosmopolitanism and Sexuality . . . 173

Cultural Workers: Refiguring American Places . . . 92

Divided Histories, Entangled Lives: Reimagining Interconnected Identities and Relationships in U.S. Popular Culture . . . 168

Do Over: Cultures of Reenactment . . . 164

Histories of Gay Interracialism . . . 191

Intersectionality and Internationality in the Study of American Women . . . 101

Julia Ward Howe's Transnational Transexual . . . 126

Latina/o Popular Music and Public Cultures: Mods, Museums, Music Videos y Mundos Raros . . . 159

Latino/as Diasporic Performance . . . 204

Loving Sins/Loving Sinners: Contemporary Christianity and Queerness . . . 176

Making Place, Making Money, and Remaking Memory . . . 166

Points of Convergence: Race, Sexuality, and Citizenship in an Américas Context . . . 159

Queering the Regime: Challenging America's Legal and Medical Notions of Sexuality and Masculinity . . . 89

Rethinking Vigilante Justice in a Neoliberal World . . . 191

Sex, Borders, and Citizenship . . . 129

Sex and National Security . . . 96

Situating Indigenisms and Gender on the Hypermilitarized Peripheries of U.S. Empire . . . 98

Teaching Racialized Gender in International Perspective (International Committee Talk Shop) . . . 106

The Emergence of Las Vegas Culture at Midcentury: Glamour, Organized Crime, and Sexual Entertainments . . . 210

The Model Minority in the Age of American Global Expansion . . . 205

The Place of Science and Technology within American Studies, Sponsored by the Science and Technology Caucus . . . 156

Transgressive Masculinity and Race, Sex, and Desire in Modern America . . . 200

Geography

Conflicting Rights, Contesting Terrains, Constructing Identities . . . 89

Queer Regionalities . . . 188

Global/Transnational/Cross-Cultural Studies

América Allí: Transhemispheric Visions and Communities in the Black Atlantic . . . 120

America and the War on Terror in Popular Art . . . 86

American Indians and the European Imagination . . . 90

American Indians in the Literary Imagination . . . 160

Americans Resisting America, from Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta to the Ho Chi Minh Trail and the Mekong Delta . . . 144

American Studies in Vietnam . . . 182

Anglo-Spanish Rivalries and the U.S.-Mexican Borderlands . . . 118

At the Hemispheric Center: St. Louis and the Subjects of Empire . . . 97

Caribbean Revolution and the Word . . . 145

Chicana/Indígena Performance: Transnational Indigeneities and the Production of Knowledge . . . 141

Confronting the American Other: Transhemispheric Encounters c. 1900–1940 . . . 93

Confronting the Colonial Present . . . 132

Constituting America from Afar: Transnational Contexts in the Making of American Identities . . . 189

Constructing Race from the Outside: Missionaries and the Formation of American Racial Orders . . . 138

Cosmopolitanism and Its Discontents: States and Statelessness in the Writings of the Early Republic . . . 102

Cross-Currents of Cosmopolitanism and Sexuality . . . 173

Dis-locating America in U.S. Latina/o Literature and Culture . . . 119

Discrepant Cosmopolitanisms in the Americas: Colombian and U.S. Communities Respond to U.S.-Colombia Policy after the Cold War . . . 156

Early American Circuits of Memory . . . 113

Education and Imperialism in the Philippines . . . 99

Everywhere and Nowhere: Hemispheric Geometries and Migration Discourses . . . 172

Fat Studies 101: The Here and Now of an Emerging Interdisciplinary Field . . . 147

Haiti, Hemispheric Geography, and Global Health . . . 180

Have You Heard from Johannesburg? America Confronts Apartheid . . . 122

Hemispheric American Studies 1: The Global South . . . 116

Hemispheric American Studies 2: Disciplinary Remappings . . . 124

Hemispheric American Studies and the Search for Coalition . . . 174

Hispanola and the Black Atlantic . . . 185

Histories of Gay Interracialism . . . 191

If America Is Over There, Where Is Here? Representing Subjects, Claiming Rights under U.S. Imperialism . . . 18

Immigrants in Unexpected Places: Rural America . . . 200

Immigration Debate, Policy, and Reform . . . 108

In the Belly of the Beast: Filipino Americans, Diasporic Nationalisms, and Anti-imperialist Politics . . . 127

Julia Ward Howe's Transnational Transexual . . . 126

Liminal Spaces: Ephemeral Sites of Cultural Collisions . . . 163

Living in the City of Angels . . . 95

Locating Queer Pasts: North American Cross-Cultural Investigations . . . 163

Making New Communities Visible through Community-Based Teaching: Models from Boston . . . 131

Paradigms and Obsolescence: What Is to Become of Culture, Race, and Other Keywords in the New Transhemispheric American Studies? . . . 142

Performing Sovereignty and Race in the Americas . . . 150

Photographing American Others . . . 144

Projecting the East: Cinema, Exhibition, and Asian America . . . 176

Queer Mediations of Blackness in the Americas . . . 176

Reading and Translating Toni Morrison: An East Asian Perspective . . . 183

Reading Citizenship . . . 151

Resisting War: Activism by Soldiers, Veterans, and Military Families . . . 151

Revolution and the Archive in the Greater Caribbean . . . 148

Revolutionaries, Cowboys, and Movie Monsters: Imagining Across and Crossing "the Mexican Border" . . . 133

Roundtable: Transoceanic Fantasies and Imperial Nightmares . . . 132

Sex, Borders, and Citizenship . . . 129

The American Lebanon and Lebanon's America . . . 198

The Archives Strike Back: Recovering the Transnational Identities of African Americans and Chinese Americans . . . 175

The Black and Green Atlantic . . . 207

The Cowboy Way? The Western in the Imagination . . . 177

The Empire Strikes Back, Revisited: Does (Black) British Cultural Studies Still Matter? . . . 207

The End of the World: Narratives of Immigration, Border, and Identity in a Global Age . . . 155

The Global Hollywood Monopoly . . . 201

The Model Minority in the Age of American Global Expansion . . . 205

Theorizing the Transpacific: The Cross-Cultural Roots of Chicana/o and Filipina/o Identities . . . 111

The Prenational and the Transhemispheric . . . 209

The State vs. the Nation in Critical American Studies . . . 195

The Whole World in His Hands: God's Globe, Evangelical Media, and the Secular Sacred . . . 206

Thinking Hemispherically: Education, Indigeneity, and Music . . . 177

Tourism and Performing Racial Identity . . . 112

Transhemispheric Cultural Movements . . . 201

Transhemispheric Keywords: America, Border, Colonial, Coolie, Globalization . . . 124

Transhemispheric Traces: China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and North America . . . 199

Transnational Harlem Renaissance . . . 213

Transnational McCarthyism and the Role of Counterhegemonic Views in U.S. University Communities . . . 188

Transpacific Occupations: Cultures of Militarization in the Asian Hemisphere . . . 183

Transpresence and the American Century: Toxic Environments across Space and Time . . . 208

Traveling Ethnicity and the Nineteenth-Century Stage . . . 202

Triangulating the Interethnic Alliance: Jesús Colón and the Politics of Transnational Coalitions in the Latina/o Diaspora . . . 195

Violence on the Early North American Frontiers . . . 100

Visible Frictions: Visual Culture on the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands . . . 212

Where Is Aquí? Remapping African Atlantic and American Studies . . . 102

Who Can Be Native? Regulating Indigeneity at the Borders of the Nation-State . . . 190

World War I and African American Identity . . . 91

Yankees Abroad: Performing "Americanness" in Nineteenth-Century Britain . . . 204

History

Alternative and Innovative Narrative Voices . . . 109

America Is Where? The Emergence of Film Noir's Cinemascape from the Great Depression . . . 93

American Indians and the European Imagination . . . 90

Caribbean Revolution and the Word . . . 145

Chinatowns: Then and Now . . . 170

Civil Rights from Local to Global . . . 161

Cold War Cultural Imaginaries . . . 178

Conflicting Rights, Contesting Terrains, Constructing Identities . . . 89

Declarations of Independence: Teaching the 4th of July in the K–16 Classroom (K–16 Collaboration Committee) . . . 181

Dissident Sounds, Resonant Frequencies: Activist Community Formation and the Production of History across the New Borderlands, 1976–2006 . . . 157

Early American Circuits of Memory . . . 113

Eating the Other: The Commodification of Food . . . 178

Exploring Nationhood through Dramatic Literature and Performance, 1860–1886 . . . 210

Forty Years of Juvenile Justice Studies in North America: Revisiting Anthony M. Platt's "The Child Savers" (1969, 1977) . . . 116

Hemispheric American Studies 1: The Global South . . . 116

Keywords in the Historical Study of Children and Youth . . . 140

Local and National Histories in Nineteenth-Century Spanish America: National Heroes, Nation-Building, and Historiography . . . 165

Locating Queer Pasts: North American Cross-Cultural Investigations . . . 163

Pennsylvania Prisons: Walnut Street and Beyond . . . 105

Photographing American Others . . . 144

Racializing Communities, Redefining American in National and Transnational Contexts . . . 128

Reading Citizenship . . . 151

Recent Immigrants and Changing Identities . . . 100

Scholar/Activist, Activist/Scholar: The Life and Work of H. Bruce Franklin . . . 119

Secondhand Cities . . . 149

Sex, Borders, and Citizenship . . . 129

Spaces of Identity: Citizenship and the City . . . 104

The Global Hollywood Monopoly . . . 201

The Making of Latin American Histories in the Twentieth Century: Intellectual Trajectories and the Legacy of Empires . . . 117

The Nation and the Child: Tracing Childhood across Borders . . . 197

Thinking Hemispherically: Education, Indigeneity, and Music . . . 177

Tourism and Performing Racial Identity . . . 112

Transhemispheric Cultural Movements . . . 201

Transnationalism in Times of War . . . 196

Transnational Sobriety: Exporting American Ideas about Alcohol and Alcoholism . . . 203

Un-supersizing the American Female Body . . . 112

W/Righting History: The Problem of Literary Historic Sites . . . 212

Landscape and the Built Environment

American Agricultural Imperialism, 1850–1930 . . . 87

Interventions: Public Art, Vernacular Culture, and the Politics of Remembrance . . . 211

Jane Jacobs and Our Urban Myths . . . 121

Living in the City of Angels . . . 95

Making Place, Making Money, and Remaking Memory . . . 166

Of Commemoration and Silence: Claiming a Multicultural Past . . . 129

Prosperity for Whom? Labor in the Early Twentieth Century . . . 186

Spaces of Identity: Citizenship and the City . . . 104

Visions of Community: The Suburb in Recent Novels and Films . . . 206

W/Righting History: The Problem of Literary Historic Sites . . . 212

Legal Studies

Envisioning Law: Film and Popular Legality . . . 184

Medical and Legal Claims to the Slave Body . . . 162

Pennsylvania Prisons: Walnut Street and Beyond . . . 105

Queering the Regime: Challenging America's Legal and Medical Notions of Sexuality and Masculinity . . . 89

Social Change through Prison Exchange: An Inside-Out Approach . . . 104

The Folklore of Capitalism and Liberal Democracy: Reconsidering 1950s Public Intellectuals . . . 179

Literary Studies

American Indians in the Literary Imagination . . . 160

Babies and Bathwaters: The Contexts of the Child . . . 122

Beyond the Symbolic: Critical Representation of Chicana/o Inter- and Intragroup Politics in Literature, Popular Culture, and Archival Studies . . . 135

Borderlands/La Frontera at Twenty: Forging New Theories, Stories, and Visions . . . 146

Caribbean Revolution and the Word . . . 145

Civil Rights from Local to Global . . . 161

Cosmopolitics: Location and the Arts in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century U.S. Cultural Production . . . 128

Crossing Paths: Asian and Native American Intersectionality . . . 192

Cultural Workers: Refiguring American Places . . . 92

Education and Imperialism in the Philippines . . . 99

Hemispheric American Studies 1: The Global South . . . 116

Hemispheric American Studies and the Search for Coalition . . . 174

Hispanic Literary Culture Begins . . . 125

Medical and Legal Claims to the Slave Body . . . 162

Prosperity for Whom? Labor in the Early Twentieth Century . . . 186

Radical Politics and Women Writers of the Harlem Renaissance . . . 132

Reading and Translating Toni Morrison: An East Asian Perspective . . . 183

Reading Citizenship . . . 151

Silencing Race and Music . . . 99

Southern Americas and U.S. Taxonomies . . . 108

The End of the World: Narratives of Immigration, Border, and Identity in a Global Age . . . 155

The Prenational and the Transhemispheric . . . 209

Transhemispheric Traces: China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and North America . . . 199

Vexing Diasporas: Cuban, Haitian, and Vietnamese Exiles Write Dissent . . . 106

Violence on the Early North American Frontiers . . . 100

Material Culture

Art, Property, and the Public Good: Thomas Eakins's The Gross Clinic and Cultural Patrimony . . . 164

Confronting the American Other: Transhemispheric Encounters c. 1900–1940 . . . 93

Early American Circuits of Memory . . . 113

Memory and Iconography . . . 96

Picture Frames: Imaging and Imagining America . . . 196

Revolution and the Archive in the Greater Caribbean . . . 148

Secondhand Cities . . . 149

Still Kneeling at the Altar of Blackness: African American History and Culture in the Age of Globalism. . . . 107

Middle East American Studies

America and the War on Terror in Popular Art . . . 86

Memory and Iconography . . . 96

Palestine in the U.S. Public Sphere . . . 131

The American Lebanon and Lebanon's America . . . 198

Transnational McCarthyism and the Role of Counterhegemonic Views in U.S. University Communities . . . 188

Music

Crossing Musical Identities . . . 193

Forms of the Divided Nation: Reading the Civil War across Literary, Oral, and Visual Cultures . . . 125

Latina/o Popular Music and Public Cultures: Mods, Museums, Music Videos y Mundos Raros . . . 159

Liminal Soul . . . 135

Mediating Youth and Race in the Postwar Era . . . 87

Music, Singing, and American Education . . . 161

Politics of Jazz: Race, Popular Culture, and the Second World War . . . 169

Rock Photographs: Bodies and Landscapes . . . 90

Silencing Race and Music . . . 99

Soul Vibrations: Performing Race in the 1970s . . . 104

The Cowboy Way? The Western in the Imagination . . . 177

Whiteness in American Music . . . 97

Native American Studies

American Indians and the European Imagination . . . 90

American Indians in the Literary Imagination . . . 160

Connected, Grounded, Surrounded by Academic Freedom? Still Changing the Languages and Cultures of the Academy . . . 124

Crossing Paths: Asian and Native American Intersectionality . . . 192

Environment and Culture Studies: Theorizing Space and Place, Building Community Connections . . . 148

Getting Behind the Hyphen: Understanding American Ethnicity through Memoir, Fiction, and Personal Narratives . . . 106

Indigenous Women's Lives: Indigenous Women's Perspectives on Gender, Womanism, and Feminism . . . 170

The Racial Spectacle of Performance . . . 208

Thinking Hemispherically: Education, Indigeneity, and Music . . . 177

Transgressive Masculinity and Race, Sex, and Desire in Modern America . . . 200

Visual Cultural Imperialism: Race, Sexuality, and Visibility in Representations of Indians . . . 203

Walking the Talk: Indigenous Scholars on the Dakota Commemorative March . . . 136

Nineteenth Century

American Heroes, Race(d) Heroes, and Erased Heroes in the Early Black Press . . . 88

American Indians and the European Imagination . . . 90

Broadened Horizons: Using Nineteenth-Century Magazines in Research and in the Classroom . . . 126

Caribbean Revolution and the Word . . . 145

Cosmopolitics: Location and the Arts in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century U.S. Cultural Production . . . 128

Crossing Paths: Asian and Native American Intersectionality . . . 192

Education and Imperialism in the Philippines . . . 99

Exploring Nationhood through Dramatic Literature and Performance, 1860–1886 . . . 210

Filibustering and Other Americans in Latin America . . . 123

Hispanola and the Black Atlantic . . . 185

Julia Ward Howe's Transnational Transexual . . . 126

Keywords in the Historical Study of Children and Youth . . . 140

Local and National Histories in Nineteenth-Century Spanish America: National Heroes, Nation-Building, and Historiography . . . 165

Medical and Legal Claims to the Slave Body . . . 162

Nineteenth-Century African American Geographies . . . 88

Racializing Communities, Redefining American in National and Transnational Contexts . . . 128

Raising the Stakes: Thomas Eakins, Art History, and American Studies . . . 175

Responding to Celebrity in Nineteenth-Century America . . . 192

Rewriting the Narrative of Community in the Progressive Era . . . 158

Silencing Race and Music . . . 99

Southern Americas and U.S. Taxonomies . . . 108

Traveling Ethnicity and the Nineteenth-Century Stage . . . 202

Violence on the Early North American Frontiers . . . 100

Yankees Abroad: Performing "Americanness" in Nineteenth-Century Britain . . . 204

Pedagogy

Academia and Activism Roundtable, Cosponsored by the ASA Students' Committee and the ASA Minority Scholars' Committee . . . 189

Alternative and Innovative Narrative Voices . . . 109

American Studies Is Here, Too: K–12 Approaches for the Twenty-first Century . . . 197

Art and Activism: Classroom Theory, Experiential Learning, and Engaged Social Praxis . . . 101

Crossing the Interdisciplinary Divide: Preparing Students for Interdisciplinary Work in the K–16 Classroom (K–16 Collaboration Committee) . . . 157

Declarations of Independence: Teaching the 4th of July in the K–16 Classroom (K–16 Collaboration Committee) . . . 181

Education and Imperialism in the Philippines . . . 99

Introspection as Resistance and Revolt: Transgender Pedagogies and Interdisciplinary Queer Studies . . . 121

Learning Technologies and Cultural Critique: Digital Storytelling in American Studies . . . 182

Left Behind: The Public Urban University in the Twenty-first Century . . . 160

Mock Job Interview Workshop Sponsored by the ASA Students' Committee . . . 179

Oral History in the K–16 Classroom (K–16 Collaboration Committee) . . . 167

Roundtable on American Studies Programs at Liberal Arts Colleges . . . 171

Social Change through Prison Exchange: An Inside-Out Approach . . . 104

Teaching Racialized Gender in International Perspective (International Committee Talk Shop) . . . 106

The State of Ethnic Studies in Roman Catholic Higher Education . . . 196

Performance Studies

Chicana/Indígena Performance: Transnational Indigeneities and the Production of Knowledge . . . 141

Comics, Comedy, and Drawing Race . . . 109

Constructing Race in Chicago . . . 193

Do Over: Cultures of Reenactment . . . 164

Exploring Nationhood through Dramatic Literature and Performance, 1860–1886 . . . 210

Latino/as Diasporic Performance . . . 204

Performing Sovereignty and Race in the Americas . . . 150

Pouring Tea: Black Gay Men of the South Tell Their Tales . . . 151

Retro Coco . . . 96

Soul Vibrations: Performing Race in the 1970s . . . 104

The Racial Spectacle of Performance . . . 208

Thinking Hemispherically: Education, Indigeneity, and Music . . . 177

Tourism and Performing Racial Identity . . . 112

Trailblazer Performance Artists of Color: Coco Fusco, Adrian Piper, Woon-Ping Chin . . . 95

Transgressive Masculinity and Race, Sex, and Desire in Modern America . . . 200

Transnational Sobriety: Exporting American Ideas about Alcohol and Alcoholism . . . 203

Traveling Ethnicity and the Nineteenth-Century Stage . . . 202

Traveling Shows: Movement, Memory, and Theatricality in Spatial Formation . . . 122

Yankees Abroad: Performing "Americanness" in Nineteenth-Century Britain . . . 204

Yellowface in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century America: Performances across Ethnicity, Race, and Nation . . . 209

Political Culture/Government

Death, Lies, and Videotape: Framing an Execution—the Media and Mumia Abu-Jamal—Video Response . . . 141

Democratic Vistas: How Can American Studies Scholars Engage with Public Policy? . . . 133

Education and Imperialism in the Philippines . . . 99

Hispanola and the Black Atlantic . . . 185

Immigration Debate, Policy, and Reform . . . 108

Palestine in the U.S. Public Sphere . . . 131

Reconsidering Racial Liberalism in the Twentieth Century: Ideology and Inequality in the Urban North . . . 141

Resisting War: Activism by Soldiers, Veterans, and Military Families . . . 151

Scholar/Activist, Activist/Scholar: The Life and Work of H. Bruce Franklin . . . 119

Sex and National Security . . . 96

Southern Americas and U.S. Taxonomies . . . 108

States of Being: Citizenship and Representation (Three Cases) . . . 110

The Folklore of Capitalism and Liberal Democracy: Reconsidering 1950s Public Intellectuals . . . 179

The Survival of American Studies in the Era of Financialization (Committee on American Studies Programs) . . . 91

Transgressive Masculinity and Race, Sex, and Desire in Modern America . . . 200

Understanding the Dynamics of the 2008 Presidential Election . . . 145

What Went Right? How Culture, Media, and Politics Created American Fundamentalism . . . 110

Popular Culture

América Allí: Transhemispheric Visions and Communities in the Black Atlantic . . . 120

America and the War on Terror in Popular Art . . . 86

America Is Where? The Emergence of Film Noir's Cinemascape from the Great Depression . . . 93

American Indians and the European Imagination . . . 90

Aura—Trace—Destination: Home and Homelessness as Key Imaginaries of American Culture . . . 149

Cold War Cultural Imaginaries . . . 178

Comics, Comedy, and Drawing Race . . . 109

Crossing Musical Identities . . . 193

Cultural Workers: Refiguring American Places . . . 92

Divided Histories, Entangled Lives: Reimagining Interconnected Identities and Relationships in U.S. Popular Culture . . . 168

Eating the Other: The Commodification of Food . . . 178

Envisioning Law: Film and Popular Legality . . . 184

Estamos Aquí: The Political Praxis of Latina/o Representation . . . 190

Faith and Reason: Religious Print Culture and the (Re)making of American Communities . . . 205

Fat Studies 101: The Here and Now of an Emerging Interdisciplinary Field . . . 147

Filibustering and Other Americans in Latin America . . . 123

Forms of the Divided Nation: Reading the Civil War across Literary, Oral, and Visual Cultures . . . 125

Hemispheric and Transnational Mediations: Collisions, Consumption, and Coalitions in Asian American Public Cultures . . . 117

Liminal Soul . . . 135

Music, Singing, and American Education . . . 161

Picture Frames: Imaging and Imagining America . . . 196

Pop! Goes Race Theory: "Mixed" Race Narratives and Visual Culture Productions . . . 167

Responding to Celebrity in Nineteenth-Century America . . . 192

Rethinking Vigilante Justice in a Neoliberal World . . . 191

Revolutionaries, Cowboys, and Movie Monsters: Imagining Across and Crossing "the Mexican Border" . . . 133

Rock Photographs: Bodies and Landscapes . . . 90

Silencing Race and Music . . . 99

Subversion and Transcendence: Psychedelics in American Psychology, the Visual Arts, and Religious Practice . . . 140

Television and Consuming Gender . . . 150

The Cowboy Way? The Western in the Imagination . . . 177

The Emergence of Las Vegas Culture at Midcentury: Glamour, Organized Crime, and Sexual Entertainments . . . 210

The Folklore of Capitalism and Liberal Democracy: Reconsidering 1950s Public Intellectuals . . . 179

The Racial Spectacle of Performance . . . 208

The Skyline and the Slum: Visions of New York . . . 213

Yellowface in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century America: Performances across Ethnicity, Race, and Nation . . . 209

Youth Identity Construction in Digital Environments . . . 211

Postcolonial Studies

American Studies in Vietnam . . . 182

Divided Community: Fissures of Ethnicity and Race in America . . . 135

Early American Dislocations, or, How Postcolonial Theory Reconfigures American Studies . . . 134

Education and Imperialism in the Philippines . . . 99

Have You Heard from Johannesburg? America Confronts Apartheid . . . 122

Memory and Iconography . . . 96

Of Commemoration and Silence: Claiming a Multicultural Past . . . 129

Palestine in the U.S. Public Sphere . . . 131

Sex, Borders, and Citizenship . . . 129

The Black and Green Atlantic . . . 207

Thinking Hemispherically: Education, Indigeneity, and Music . . . 177

Transhemispheric Cultural Movements . . . 201

Print Culture

American Heroes, Race(d) Heroes, and Erased Heroes in the Early Black Press . . . 88

Difference and Dislocation: American Media and Queer Identities . . . 130

Faith and Reason: Religious Print Culture and the (Re)making of American Communities . . . 205

Filibustering and Other Americans in Latin America . . . 123

Memory and Iconography . . . 96

The Skyline and the Slum: Visions of New York . . . 213

Transnational Sobriety: Exporting American Ideas about Alcohol and Alcoholism . . . 203

Victims, Mourning, and Trauma in the Post-9/11 World . . . 214

Public Practice

Academia and Activism Roundtable, Cosponsored by the ASA Students' Committee and the ASA Minority Scholars' Committee . . . 189

Affecting Nation . . . 103

American Studies Is Here, Too: K–12 Approaches for the Twenty-first Century . . . 197

Art and Activism: Classroom Theory, Experiential Learning, and Engaged Social Praxis . . . 101

But Who Protects Us from You? Ghetto Youth Narratives and Countermobilizations against Racialized State Violence . . . 98

Matters of Intimacy in HIV/AIDS Academic/Activist Collaboration, ACT-UP Philly and Beyond . . . 173

Social Change through Prison Exchange: An Inside-Out Approach . . . 104

Tourism and Performing Racial Identity . . . 112

Transnational McCarthyism and the Role of Counterhegemonic Views in U.S. University Communities . . . 188

Victims, Mourning, and Trauma in the Post-9/11 World . . . 214

Public Practice/Museum Studies

American Indians and the European Imagination . . . 90

Art and Engaged Citizenship . . . 127

Making Work Visible: Strategies for Representing Workers' Lives in Community Settings . . . 146

Of Commemoration and Silence: Claiming a Multicultural Past . . . 129

Photographing American Others . . . 144

Raising the Stakes: Thomas Eakins, Art History, and American Studies . . . 175

Public Scholarship

Academia and Activism Roundtable, Cosponsored by the ASA Students' Committee and the ASA Minority Scholars' Committee . . . 189

Action = Life: Twenty-five Years of AIDS, Art, and Activism . . . 186

Alternative and Innovative Narrative Voices . . . 109

Art and Engaged Citizenship . . . 127

Democratic Vistas: How Can American Studies Scholars Engage with Public Policy? . . . 133

Demystifying Publishing: A Discussion with Writers and Editors, Sponsored by the ASA Students' Committee . . . 139

Hispanola and the Black Atlantic . . . 185

Interventions: Public Art, Vernacular Culture, and the Politics of Remembrance . . . 211

Making New Communities Visible through Community-Based Teaching: Models from Boston . . . 131

Matters of Intimacy in HIV/AIDS Academic/Activist Collaboration, ACT-UP Philly and Beyond . . . 173

Omi and Winant's Racial Formation in the United States at Twenty: An Interdisciplinary Roundtable . . . 165

Queer Studies

Beyond the Symbolic: Critical Representation of Chicana/o Inter- and Intragroup Politics in Literature, Popular Culture, and Archival Studies . . . 135

Depression and the Neoliberal Subject . . . 134

Difference and Dislocation: American Media and Queer Identities . . . 130

Filibustering and Other Americans in Latin America . . . 123

Histories of Gay Interracialism . . . 191

Introspection as Resistance and Revolt: Transgender Pedagogies and Interdisciplinary Queer Studies . . . 121

Living in the City of Angels . . . 95

Locating Queer Pasts: North American Cross-Cultural Investigations . . . 163

Matters of Intimacy in HIV/AIDS Academic/Activist Collaboration, ACT-UP Philly and Beyond . . . 173

Queering the Regime: Challenging America's Legal and Medical Notions of Sexuality and Masculinity . . . 89

Queer Mediations of Blackness in the Americas . . . 176

Queer Regionalities . . . 188

Sex, Borders, and Citizenship . . . 129

Transgressive Masculinity and Race, Sex, and Desire in Modern America . . . 200

Race and Ethnicity

American Agricultural Imperialism, 1850–1930 . . . 87

American Indians in the Literary Imagination . . . 160

Babies and Bathwaters: The Contexts of the Child . . . 122

Baroques, Borders, Race, and Other Hemispheric Projects . . . 102

Blackness and Technology . . . 118

Chinatowns: Then and Now . . . 170

Civil Rights from Local to Global . . . 161

Cold War and Wars Within: Race, Gender, Nation, and U.S. Military Engagement in East Asia . . . 180

Comics, Comedy, and Drawing Race . . . 109

Confronting the Colonial Present . . . 132

Connected, Grounded, Surrounded by Academic Freedom? Still Changing the Languages and Cultures of the Academy . . . 124

Constituting America from Afar: Transnational Contexts in the Making of American Identities . . . 189

Constructing Race from the Outside: Missionaries and the Formation of American Racial Orders . . . 138

Constructing Race in Chicago . . . 193

Crossing Musical Identities . . . 193

Crossing Paths: Asian and Native American Intersectionality . . . 192

Death, Lies, and Videotape: Framing an Execution—the Media and Mumia Abu-Jamal—Video Response . . . 141

Defining Difference: Psychology in America . . . 136

Divided Community: Fissures of Ethnicity and Race in America . . . 135

Divided Histories, Entangled Lives: Reimagining Interconnected Identities and Relationships in U.S. Popular Culture . . . 168

Do Over: Cultures of Reenactment . . . 164

Eating the Other: The Commodification of Food . . . 178

Estamos Aquí: The Political Praxis of Latina/o Representation . . . 190

Everywhere and Nowhere: Hemispheric Geometries and Migration Discourses . . . 172

Exploring Ethnography, Desire, and the Transnational in the 1930s and 1940s . . . 166

Forty Years of Juvenile Justice Studies in North America: Revisiting Anthony M. Platt's "The Child Savers" (1969, 1977) . . . 116

Getting Behind the Hyphen: Understanding American Ethnicity through Memoir, Fiction, and Personal Narratives . . . 106

Have You Heard from Johannesburg? America Confronts Apartheid . . . 122

Hemispheric American Studies and the Search for Coalition . . . 174

Hispanola and the Black Atlantic . . . 185

Homing In: The Domesticities of U.S. Women of Color . . . 184

Immigrants in Unexpected Places: Rural America . . . 200

Immigration Debate, Policy, and Reform . . . 108

Immigration Nation: Asians and Latinos and the Politics of Race Relations . . . 147

In the Belly of the Beast: Filipino Americans, Diasporic Nationalisms, and Anti-imperialist Politics . . . 127

Liminal Soul . . . 125

Liminal Spaces: Ephemeral Sites of Cultural Collisions . . . 163

Living in the City of Angels . . . 95

Making New Communities Visible through Community-Based Teaching: Models from Boston . . . 131

Making Place, Making Money, and Remaking Memory . . . 166

Manifested Destiny on the U.S.-Mexico Border: Science, Sensationalism, and Diplomacy, 1880–1920 . . . 139

Mediating Youth and Race in the Postwar Era . . . 87

Memory and Money: Narratives of Coastal Tourism in the American South . . . 94

Of Commemoration and Silence: Claiming a Multicultural Past . . . 129

Omi and Winant's Racial Formation in the United States at Twenty: An Interdisciplinary Roundtable . . . 165

Paradigms and Obsolescence: What Is to Become of Culture, Race, and Other Keywords in the New Transhemispheric American Studies? . . . 142

Performing Sovereignty and Race in the Americas . . . 150

Photographing American Others . . . 144

Points of Convergence: Race, Sexuality, and Citizenship in an Américas Context . . . 159

Prosperity for Whom? Labor in the Early Twentieth Century . . . 186

Queer Mediations of Blackness in the Americas . . . 176

Racializing Communities, Redefining American in National and Transnational Contexts . . . 128

Reading Citizenship . . . 151

Recent Immigrants and Changing Identities . . . 100

Reconsidering Racial Liberalism in the Twentieth Century: Ideology and Inequality in the Urban North . . . 141

Reflections on the Nickel Mines Amish Tragedy: The Amish in American Culture . . . 174

Rethinking Vigilante Justice in a Neoliberal World . . . 191

Seeing in Color: Visual Culture and Racial Politics in Philadelphia . . . 92

Sex, Borders, and Citizenship . . . 129

Sex and National Security . . . 96

Silencing Race and Music . . . 99

States of Being: Citizenship and Representation (Three Cases) . . . 110

Taking Care of Business: Race and Labor in the 1970s . . . 142

Teaching about Race in the "Post–Civil Rights" Era . . . 199

Teaching Racialized Gender in International Perspective (International Committee Talk Shop) . . . 106

The Black and Green Atlantic . . . 207

The Empire Strikes Back, Revisited: Does (Black) British Cultural Studies Still Matter? . . . 207

The Nation and the Child: Tracing Childhood across Borders . . . 197

The Place of Science and Technology within American Studies (sponsored by the Science and Technology Caucus) . . . 156

The Racial Spectacle of Performance . . . 208

The State of Ethnic Studies in Roman Catholic Higher Education . . . 196

Transgressive Masculinity and Race, Sex, and Desire in Modern America . . . 200

Transhemispheric Cultural Movements . . . 201

Transhemispheric Dialogues: Contemporary Native North American Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts . . . 198

Transhemispheric Keywords: America, Border, Colonial, Coolie, Globalization . . . 124

Transnational Harlem Renaissance . . . 213

Traveling Ethnicity and the Nineteenth-Century Stage . . . 202

Triangulating the Interethnic Alliance: Jesús Colón and the Politics of Transnational Coalitions in the Latina/o Diaspora . . . 195

Vexing Diasporas: Cuban, Haitian, and Vietnamese Exiles Write Dissent . . . 106

Watching the Detective: Race and Representation in Asian American and Latino Detective Narratives . . . 107

Where Is Aquí? Remapping African Atlantic and American Studies . . . 102

Whiteness in American Music . . . 97

World War I and African American Identity . . . 91

Regionalism

At the Hemispheric Center: St. Louis and the Subjects of Empire . . . 97

Difference and Dislocation: American Media and Queer Identities . . . 130

Early American Circuits of Memory . . . 113

Immigrants in Unexpected Places: Rural America . . . 200

Local and National Histories in Nineteenth-Century Spanish America: National Heroes, Nation-Building, and Historiography . . . 165

Memory and Money: Narratives of Coastal Tourism in the American South . . . 94

Queer Regionalities . . . 188

Traveling Ethnicity and the Nineteenth-Century Stage . . . 202

Religion

Baby-Making, Bible-Based Sex: Acceptable Sexual Rhetorics and Practices in Contemporary Conservative Christianity . . . 94

Constructing Race from the Outside: Missionaries and the Formation of American Racial Orders . . . 138

Early American Circuits of Memory . . . 113

Faith and Reason: Religious Print Culture and the (Re)making of American Communities . . . 205

Loving Sins/Loving Sinners: Contemporary Christianity and Queerness . . . 176

The Whole World in His Hands: God's Globe, Evangelical Media, and the Secular Sacred . . . 206

What Went Right? How Culture, Media, and Politics Created American Fundamentalism . . . 110

Rhetoric

Democratic Vistas: How Can American Studies Scholars Engage with Public Policy? . . . 133

Eating the Other: The Commodification of Food . . . 178

Music, Singing, and American Education . . . 161

The Survival of American Studies in the Era of Financialization (Committee on American Studies Programs) . . . 91

Science and Technology

Blackness and Technology . . . 118

Defining Difference: Psychology in America . . . 136

Education and Imperialism in the Philippines . . . 99

Evolutionary Imaginings of Race, Sexuality, and Citizenship in Early Twentieth-Century U.S. Literature and Culture . . . 143

Haiti, Hemispheric Geography, and Global Health . . . 180

Medical and Legal Claims to the Slave Body . . . 162

The Place of Science and Technology within American Studies, Sponsored by the Science and Technology Caucus . . . 156

Un-supersizing the American Female Body . . . 112

Sociology

Affecting Nation . . . 103

Constructing Race in Chicago . . . 193

Defining Difference: Psychology in America . . . 136

Omi and Winant's Racial Formation in the United States at Twenty: An Interdisciplinary Roundtable . . . 165

Recent Immigrants and Changing Identities . . . 100

Reflections on the Nickel Mines Amish Tragedy: The Amish in American Culture . . . 174

States of Being: Citizenship and Representation (Three Cases) . . . 110

Transpresence and the American Century: Toxic Environments across Space and Time . . . 208

Victims, Mourning, and Trauma in the Post-9/11 World . . . 214

Teaching and K–16 Collaboration

American Studies in Vietnam . . . 182

American Studies Is Here, Too: K–12 Approaches for the Twenty-first Century . . . 197

But Who Protects Us from You? Ghetto Youth Narratives and Countermobilizations against Racialized State Violence . . . 98

Crossing the Interdisciplinary Divide: Preparing Students for Interdisciplinary Work in the K–16 Classroom (K–16 Collaboration Committee) . . . 157

Declarations of Independence: Teaching the 4th of July in the K–16 Classroom (K–16 Collaboration Committee) . . . 181

Oral History in the K–16 Classroom (K–16 Collaboration Committee) . . . 167

Teaching Amid U.S. Occupation: Sovereignty, Survival, and Social Studies in a Native Hawaiian Charter School . . . 194

Television and Media Studies

Cold War Cultural Imaginaries . . . 178

Death, Lies, and Videotape: Framing an Execution—the Media and Mumia Abu-Jamal—Video Response . . . 141

Difference and Dislocation: American Media and Queer Identities . . . 130

Mediating Youth and Race in the Postwar Era . . . 87

Playing War: Combat Video Games and the Extension of American Empire through Modeling and Simulation . . . 158

Race and Representation in Ken Burns's "The War" . . . 194

Television and Consuming Gender . . . 150

The Global Hollywood Monopoly . . . 201

Transgender Studies

Cold War Cultural Imaginaries . . . 178

Introspection as Resistance and Revolt: Transgender Pedagogies and Interdisciplinary Queer Studies . . . 121

Trauma Studies

American Indians in the Literary Imagination . . . 160

Remembering Heroism/Remembering Trauma: Representing the Body in Recent Commemorations of War and Terrorism. . . . 181

Victims, Mourning, and Trauma in the Post-9/11 World . . . 214

Twentieth Century

Americans Resisting America, from Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta to the Ho Chi Minh Trail and the Mekong Delta . . . 144

Aura—Trace—Destination: Home and Homelessness as Key Imaginaries of American Culture . . . 149

Baroques, Borders, Race, and Other Hemispheric Projects . . . 102

Civil Rights from Local to Global . . . 161

Cold War and Wars Within: Race, Gender, Nation, and U.S. Military Engagement in East Asia . . . 180

Cold War Cultural Imaginaries . . . 178

Comics, Comedy, and Drawing Race . . . 109

Constructing Race in Chicago . . . 193

Defining Difference: Psychology in America . . . 136

Depression and the Neoliberal Subject . . . 134

Documentary Nation, Constructed State: Photography and the Changing Same . . . 169

Everywhere and Nowhere: Hemispheric Geometries and Migration Discourses . . . 172

Evolutionary Imaginings of Race, Sexuality, and Citizenship in Early Twentieth-Century U.S. Literature and Culture . . . 143

Forty Years of Juvenile Justice Studies in North America: Revisiting Anthony M. Platt's "The Child Savers" (1969, 1977) . . . 116

Jane Jacobs and Our Urban Myths . . . 121

Keywords in the Historical Study of Children and Youth . . . 140

Living in the City of Angels . . . 95

Memory and Money: Narratives of Coastal Tourism in the American South . . . 94

Of Commemoration and Silence: Claiming a Multicultural Past . . . 129

Prosperity for Whom? Labor in the Early Twentieth Century . . . 186

Recent Immigrants and Changing Identities . . . 100

Reconsidering Racial Liberalism in the Twentieth Century: Ideology and Inequality in the Urban North . . . 141

Remembering Heroism/Remembering Trauma: Representing the Body in Recent Commemorations of War and Terrorism. . . . 181

Rewriting the Narrative of Community in the Progressive Era . . . 158

Silencing Race and Music . . . 99

Subversion and Transcendence: Psychedelics in American Psychology, the Visual Arts, and Religious Practice . . . 140

Taking Care of Business: Race and Labor in the 1970s . . . 142

Teaching about Race in the "Post–Civil Rights" Era . . . 199

Television and Consuming Gender . . . 150

The Cowboy Way? The Western in the Imagination . . . 177

The Emergence of Las Vegas Culture at Midcentury: Glamour, Organized Crime, and Sexual Entertainments . . . 210

The Global Hollywood Monopoly . . . 201

The Making of Latin American Histories in the Twentieth Century: Intellectual Trajectories and the Legacy of Empires . . . 117

The Mexican Revolution in the American Imagination . . . 207

The Racial Spectacle of Performance . . . 208

Tourism and Performing Racial Identity . . . 112

Transhemispheric Cultural Movements . . . 201

Traveling Shows: Movement, Memory, and Theatricality in Spatial Formation . . . 122

Un-supersizing the American Female Body . . . 112

Visions of Community: The Suburb in Recent Novels and Films . . . 206

Whiteness in American Music . . . 97

U.S. Colonialism

American Agricultural Imperialism, 1850–1930 . . . 87

American Indians in the Literary Imagination . . . 160

Anglo-Spanish Rivalries and the U.S.-Mexican Borderlands . . . 118

At the Hemispheric Center: St. Louis and the Subjects of Empire . . . 97

Confronting the Colonial Present . . . 132

Crossing Paths: Asian and Native American Intersectionality . . . 192

Education and Imperialism in the Philippines . . . 99

Empire, Occupation, and Visual Culture: Native Hawai'i, Filipino America, and Occupied Japan . . . 172

Exploring Ethnography, Desire, and the Transnational in the 1930s and 1940s . . . 166

Filibustering and Other Americans in Latin America . . . 123

Hispanola and the Black Atlantic . . . 185

If America Is Over There, Where Is Here? Representing Subjects, Claiming Rights under U.S. Imperialism . . . 188

Manifested Destiny on the U.S.-Mexico Border: Science, Sensationalism, and Diplomacy, 1880–1920 . . . 139

Photographing American Others . . . 144

Resisting War: Activism by Soldiers, Veterans, and Military Families . . . 151

Roundtable: Transoceanic Fantasies and Imperial Nightmares . . . 132

Situating Indigenisms and Gender on the Hypermilitarized Peripheries of U.S. Empire . . . 98

Southern Americas and U.S. Taxonomies . . . 108

The Global Hollywood Monopoly . . . 201

The Making of Latin American Histories in the Twentieth Century: Intellectual Trajectories and the Legacy of Empires . . . 117

The Nation and the Child: Tracing Childhood across Borders . . . 197

Thinking Hemispherically: Education, Indigeneity, and Music . . . 177

Transhemispheric Cultural Movements . . . 201

Transnationalism in Times of War . . . 196

Transpacific Occupations: Cultures of Militarization in the Asian Hemisphere . . . 183

Visual Culture Studies

America is Where? The Emergence of Film Noir's Cinemascape from the Great Depression . . . 93

American Indians and the European Imagination . . . 90

Americans Resisting America, from Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta to the Ho Chi Minh Trail and the Mekong Delta . . . 144

Art, Property, and the Public Good: Thomas Eakins's The Gross Clinic and Cultural Patrimony . . . 164

Art and Activism: Classroom Theory, Experiential Learning, and Engaged Social Praxis . . . 101

Aura—Trace—Destination: Home and Homelessness as Key Imaginaries of American Culture . . . 149

Comics, Comedy, and Drawing Race . . . 109

Confronting the American Other: Transhemispheric Encounters c. 1900–1940 . . . 93

Contemporary Public Art in Philadelphia: An Artist's Talk with Zoe Strauss . . . 137

Difference and Dislocation: American Media and Queer Identities . . . 130

Documentary Nation, Constructed State: Photography and the Changing Same . . . 169

Early American Circuits of Memory . . . 113

Empire, Occupation, and Visual Culture: Native Hawai'i, Filipino America, and Occupied Japan . . . 172

Envisioning Gender: Philadelphia Women's Organizations and Visual Culture . . . 143

Envisioning Law: Film and Popular Legality . . . 184

Forms of the Divided Nation: Reading the Civil War across Literary, Oral, and Visual Cultures . . . 125

Interventions: Public Art, Vernacular Culture, and the Politics of Remembrance . . . 211

Learning Technologies and Cultural Critique: Digital Storytelling in American Studies . . . 182

Making Work Visible: Strategies for Representing Workers' Lives in Community Settings . . . 146

Music, Singing, and American Education . . . 161

Nineteenth-Century African American Geographies . . . 88

Of Commemoration and Silence: Claiming a Multicultural Past . . . 129

Photographing American Others . . . 144

Picture Frames: Imaging and Imagining America . . . 196

Playing War: Combat Video Games and the Extension of American Empire through Modeling and Simulation . . . 158

Politics of Jazz: Race, Popular Culture, and the Second World War . . . 169

Pop! Goes Race Theory: "Mixed" Race Narratives and Visual Culture Productions . . . 167

Prosperity for Whom? Labor in the Early Twentieth Century . . . 186

Raising the Stakes: Thomas Eakins, Art History, and American Studies . . . 175

Retro Coco . . . 96

Secondhand Cities . . . 149

Seeing in Color: Visual Culture and Racial Politics in Philadelphia . . . 92

Soul Vibrations: Performing Race in the 1970s . . . 104

The Cowboy Way? The Western in the Imagination . . . 177

The Global Hollywood Monopoly . . . 201

The Skyline and the Slum: Visions of New York . . . 213

Thinking Hemispherically: Education, Indigeneity, and Music . . . 177

Transhemispheric Cultural Movements . . . 201

Visible Frictions: Visual Culture on the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands . . . 212

Visual Cultural Imperialism: Race, Sexuality, and Visibility in Representations of Indians . . . 203

Women's Studies

Cold War Cultural Imaginaries . . . 178

Envisioning Gender: Philadelphia Women's Organizations and Visual Culture . . . 144

Homing In: The Domesticities of U.S. Women of Color . . . 184

Intersectionality and Internationality in the Study of American Women . . . 101

Radical Politics and Women Writers of the Harlem Renaissance . . . 132

Soul Vibrations: Performing Race in the 1970s . . . 104

Southern Americas and U.S. Taxonomies . . . 108

States of Being: Citizenship and Representation (Three Cases) . . . 110

Television and Consuming Gender . . . 150

The Cowboy Way? The Western in the Imagination . . . 177

Trans(-lating, -forming, -cending) América: The Ethnic Mexican Female Body Politic . . . 111

Un-supersizing the American Female Body . . . 112

Violence on the Early North American Frontiers . . . 100

Working-Class Studies

Civil Rights from Local to Global . . . 161

Defining Difference: Psychology in America . . . 136

Discrepant Cosmopolitanisms in the Americas: Colombian and U.S. Communities Respond to U.S.-Colombia Policy after the Cold War . . . 156

Eating the Other: The Commodification of Food . . . 178

Living in the City of Angels . . . 95

Making Work Visible: Strategies for Representing Workers' Lives in Community Settings . . . 146

Prosperity for Whom? Labor in the Early Twentieth Century . . . 186

Recent Immigrants and Changing Identities . . . 100

Taking Care of Business: Race and Labor in the 1970s . . . 142

The Cowboy Way? The Western in the Imagination . . . 177


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