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SESSION SUBJECT INDEX

African American Studies

Aberration and Incarceration 141

Activism and Activists in the Sixties and Beyond 139

African American Soundscapes and Sound Theory 103

Afrofuturism 148

Afro-Latinidades and American Studies: Reimagining the Boundaries of Our Geopolitics of Knowledge 116

Arts of African American Faith, The: Social Transformation and the Black Religious Imagination 178

ASA Committee on Ethnic Studies III: The Question of Reparations for Slavery, Internment and Native Land 158

Black Children and the "Tender Years": Race and Age in Law, Literature, and Photography 145

Black Panels, White Gutters: Race, Resistance, and Representation in American Comics and Sequential Art 150

Black Psychoanalysis in the 1950s 103

Black Visual Culture: Visuality, Blackness, and the Arts 204

Black Women and Girls in Baltimore: Ethnography and Intervention 180

Blues Epistemology, The: A Roundtable in Memory of Clyde A. Woods 195

Challenging Narratives of Decline in the Postwar City 184

City and Its Spaces, The 200

Colored People's Time: On Blackness, Alterity, and Timeliness 216

Commemoration and the Politics of the Past 110

Contested Reparations and Imagined Solutions: African Americans, Japanese Americans, and Palestinians 207

Dialogue/Roundtable: Re-imagining African American Life in the Antebellum City 193

Diaspora Agriculture: Land, Empire and Reparation in Antebellum African-American Culture 111

Dirty Looks: Black Visuality and Vulgar Vernacular Cultures 120

Disciplinary (Re)form 96

Fighting Blight: Racial and Sexual Minority Reaction to the Rhetoric of Urban Decay 142

Forum on Frederick Douglass, A: Issues, Legacies 175

Golden Years, The: Fifties TV and Radio 224

Hot Sex on a Platter: Erotic Revolutionaries and Punanny Politics in Black Popular Culture 148

How to Do Things with Affect 100

Humor Studies Caucus: Humor as Reparation and Representation 175

Imagining and Transforming the Black Atlantic: Emancipations and Empires in the Americas and Africa 111

Musical Imaginary, The: Race, Class, and Authenticity 147

Not Even a Bench by the Road: Black Absence, Amnesia, and the Aesthetics of Racial Reparations 94

Our Growing Community of Struggle: Angela Davis, the Cold War, and Transnational Historical Memory 190

Performative Black Christianity and the Logics of Religious Representation 124

Politics of Pedagogy, The 108

Queer Social Transformations 224

Race and Creolization in the Early American Archive 207

Racial and Radical Formations in Black and Latino Politics during the Long Sixties 225

Radical Prison Studies beyond ASA: Special Roundtable Session with U.S. Political Prisoner Eddie Conway and (Baltimore Area) Students, College Debaters, and Activists 133

Repairing the Body Politic: Race, Health and Justice 187

Reparative Justice and the Failures of Government 87

Rethinking Neo-Slave Narratives 142

Ruins, Renewal, and Reparation 203

Skeptics and Salesmen: Reimagining Religion's Role in the Fight for Racial Equality 115

Staging Black Power: Theatricality and Black Arts 218

Transforming Liberalism: African American Fiction of the Postwar Period 121

Transforming the Framework, Re-Imagining Black Masculinities 153

Transnational Literary Radicalism 168

Visual Cultural Studies 129

Who's Passing for Whom?: Racial Passing and the Problem of African American Identity in the Early 20th Century 217

Why Does Desegregation Matter?: Education Reform, Racial Justice and Public Memory 188

Anthropology

ASA Students' Committee Forum III: Innovative Research, Transformative Methods: A Discussion with Student ASA Regional Award Winners 160

As If: Ethnographies of the Subjunctive 225

U.S. Military: Social Effects in Global Contexts, The 90

Appalachian Studies

Appalachian Studies: Cultural, Economic, Environmental, and Literary Perspectives 94

Asian American Studies

Activism and Activists in the Sixties and Beyond 139

ASA Committee on Ethnic Studies III: The Question of Reparations for Slavery, Internment and Native Land 158

Beyond Immigration Politics: A Multidisciplinary Conversation about the Vietnamese Diaspora 192

Childhood and Citizenship 128

Contested Reparations and Imagined Solutions: African Americans, Japanese Americans, and Palestinians 207

Cross-Cultural Encounters In and Of Place 91

Imagining Nation and Empire in Print Cultures II 204

Markets, Networks, Power 88

Micro-Economies/Micro-Cultures 104

Negotiating Ethnicity through Arts and Leisure 220

On the Front Line: Literary and Legal Readings of the "Chinese Question" in Late Nineteenth-Century U.S. Culture 188

Race, Religion, and Empire 123

Reconsidering Refugees as Immigrants: Exceptionalism in Ethnic History Narratives 211

Robot Skin: The Consumption of Race through Technoscience 170

Transforming Reparation: Restaging U.S. Empire through Redress, Reconciliation, and Memory 169

U.S. Military, The: Social Effects in Global Contexts 90

Border Studies

Labor, Corporations, and the State 121

Necro-Americas: Borders, Biopolitics, and Civic Subjectivities since 9/11 106

Pre-Occupied Space 222

Roundtable: Towards a Planetary Vision of American Studies? 206

Tracing Borders, Pushing Boundaries 200

Transnational Turn in American Studies, The: Critical Negotiations 216

Chicano/Latino Studies

Afro-Latinidades and American Studies: Reimagining the Boundaries of Our Geopolitics of Knowledge 116

ASA Committee on Ethnic Studies II: The Geographies of Latinidad 145

ASA International Committee Talkshop I: The Internationalization of Latino/a Studies 86

Catalytic Traditions and Transitions: Re-Imagining Our Investigation and Teaching of Histories of Activism, Migration, and Settlement 177

Childhood and Citizenship 128

Commemoration and the Politics of the Past 110

Folk, Pop, and Indie Rock: Race and Ethnicity in American Music 105

Hard Sell, The: Media and Advertising Reconsidered 92

Imagining Latinidad and Citizenship in Popular Cultures 150

Imagining Mexicanness, Imagining Mexican Women 97

Imagining Nation and Empire in Print Culture I 193

Labor, Corporations, and the State 121

Negotiating Ethnicity through Arts and Leisure 220

Nuyorican Movement, Aesthetics, and Feminism, The 110

Politics of Pedagogy, The 108

Race and Reproduction 171

Racial and Radical Formations in Black and Latino Politics during the Long Sixties 225

Reinventing Beginnings: A Reading of Foundational Latino/a Narratives in the 21st Century 139

Solidarity, Shock, and Sentiment: The United States and Latin America in the 1980s 108

Transnational Literary Radicalism 168

Urban Afterlives 153

Visual Cultural Studies 129

Childhood and Youth

Behind The Wire 174

Black Children and the "Tender Years": Race and Age in Law, Literature, and Photography 145 Childhood and Citizenship 128

Children and Media 154

Objects of Learning: Material Culture, Imaginative Pedagogy, and the Transformation of American Childhood, 1880–1980 (Sponsored by the Material Culture Caucus) 198

Politics of Pedagogy, The 108 Social Transformation and Imagining Home 138

Visual Cultural Studies 129

Who Wants Kids, Anyway? Intergenerational Desire and the Transformation of American Culture 93

Class

Activism and Activists in the Sixties and Beyond 139

Beyond the Religious Right: Histories of American Christian Liberalism 215

Forum on Frederick Douglass, A: Issues, Legacies 175

Imagination, Reparation, Transformation: The Life and Work of Baltimore's Viva House, 1968–2011 176

Imagining Class in America and in American Studies 149

Visual Culture Caucus: From Decay to Deterioration: Questioning the Aesthetics of Abandonment 140

Communication and Film and Media Studies

American Quarterly Theme Session I: Sound in American Studies 164

American Quarterly Theme Session III: Visuality and Race 183

ASA Committee on Ethnic Studies I: Sounding Race 129

Automation or Imagination? Aesthetics and Politics in the History of Electrical Communication 163

Behind The Wire 174

Children and Media 154

Contemporary Art and Politics 171

Digital Humanities Caucus: Lightening Shorts: A Reconfigured Conference Session for the Digital Humanities 173

Documentary Culture in the United States, 1945–1989: A Roundtable 217

Everyday Media and Practices of Popular Power 214

Film Presentation: Caught Between Two Worlds 222

Golden Years, The: Fifties TV and Radio 224

Hard Sell, The: Media and Advertising Reconsidered 92

Imagining Depth 182

Imagining Nation and Empire in Print Cultures II 204

Imagining True Crime: An American Genre 165

K–16 Collaboration Committee: Bearing Witness: A Student-Curated, Baltimore-Based Retrospective Exhibition of Work by McCallum Tarry 197

Markets, Networks, Power 88

Media Transformation in Early America 123

Multiraciality in Media: A Post-Racial United States? 210

New Media and the Transformation of the Social 118

Politics of Pedagogy, The 108

Queer Social Transformations 224

Reenvisioning Militarism: A Roundtable Conversation on Transforming Visual Cultures of War 116

Regulation, Citizenship, and Communication Technologies 161

Reimagining the Cold War 169

Science and Technology Caucus: The Labor of Digital Production: Race, Identity, and the New Social Networks 154

Techplomacy: New Media and International Relations 126

Three Documentaries: Emergent Discursive Strategies from a Conservative Activist American Religious Movement 109

Towards a Sensual Politics: Nation, Race, and Sense Perception 101

Transformative Mediations? Ethnic and Queer Studies and the Politics of the Digital 130

Transforming Scholarly Research in the Digital Age (Sponsored by the Digital Humanities Caucus) 137

Urban Afterlives 153

Visual Cultural Studies 129

We Create Our Own Reality: The War on Terror and Visual Narrative Representation 99

Comparative Native Studies

Gender, Sexuality and Settler Colonialism 95 Settler Colonialism and the Politics of Decolonization: Theory, Strategy, Solidarity 144

Contemporary Culture

American Capitalism and Christian Fundamentalism: National and Transnational Perspectives 216

American Quarterly Theme Session II: Reconstructing Higher Education: Now What Do We Do? 173

American Studies and the University in Question 151

ASA Students' and Graduate Education Committees: Roundtable Discussion on Graduate Student Labor 125

ASA Women's Committee: Digital Displays: Women Imagining Blogospheres as Alternative Public Spheres 194

As If: Ethnographies of the Subjunctive 225

Behind The Wire 174

Biopolitics and Posthumanism 148

Childhood, Sexuality and the Politics of Consent 226

Commemoration and the Politics of the Past 110

Contemporary Art and Politics 171

Encountering the Nation: Performances of Belonging, Community, and Transformation 117

Feeling "Right" in the Twenty-First Century: The Conservative Affective Imagination 167

Film Presentation: Caught Between Two Worlds 222

Film Series 1: "Baltimore as Muse" 132

Film Series 2: "Baltimore as Muse" 180

Hot Sex on a Platter: Erotic Revolutionaries and Punanny Politics in Black Popular Culture 148

How to Do Things with Affect 100

Humor Studies Caucus: Humor as Reparation and Representation 175

Imagination, Reparation, Transformation: The Life and Work of Baltimore's Viva House, 1968–2011 176

Imposing Science, Rethinking Health 143

Japan in the Wake of 3/11 Eastern Japan Earthquake/Tsunami/ Nuclear Disaster 191

Keyword Searches: 9/11 Plus Ten 186

Labor, Corporations, and the State 121

Markets, Networks, Power 88

New Media and the Transformation of the Social 118

Politics of Pedagogy, The 108

Radical Imagination, The: Comparative Social Movements, 1970s to Present 119

Reenvisioning Militarism: A Roundtable Conversation on Transforming Visual Cultures of War 116

Reimagining the Cold War 169

Roundtable: Teaching the Introduction to American Studies 147

Ruins, Renewal, and Reparation 203

Three Documentaries: Emergent Discursive Strategies from a Conservative Activist American Religious Movement 109

Through The Wire: A Roundtable, A Post-Mortem 205

Transnational Turn in American Studies, The: Critical Negotiations 216

Urban Afterlives 153

Violent Transformations: Imagining the Gendered Body 87

We Create Our Own Reality: The War on Terror and Visual Narrative Representation 99

What the Public Body Hides: Displaced Narratives, Recurring Damages 167

Cultural Geography

ASA Committee on Ethnic Studies II: The Geographies of Latinidad 145

Cross-Cultural Encounters In and Of Place 91

Environment and Culture Caucus: Imagining (and Transforming) the Future of Environmental Studies: A Roundtable 126

Great Transformations, The: Labor, Land, Money, and Education 201

Hard Sell, The: Media and Advertising Reconsidered 92

Imposing Science, Rethinking Health 143

Micro-Economies/Micro-Cultures 104

Ruins, Renewal, and Reparation 203

Science, Industry, and Environment 178

Silicon Valley: Knowledge, Economy, Geography 170

Social Transformation and Imagining Home 138 Urban Afterlives 153

Disability Studies

Affective Histories, Critical Transformations: A Roundtable Discussion 127

Humanity at the Margins 95

Imagining Nation and Empire in Print Cultures II 204

Politics of American Psychiatry, The: From World War II to Reagan 197

Science and Technology Caucus: Curious Liaisons: Machines, Bodies, and the Making of Inappropriate Technology 194

Transforming the University Curriculum with Disability Studies: Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Approaches 206

Early American Studies

Art, Politics, and Identity in Early America 140

Disciplinary (Re)form 96

Early American Matters Caucus: Early American Biopolitics 157

Early American Matters Caucus: Early American Methodologies 105

Imagining Nation and Empire in Print Culture I 193

Transatlantic Transformations 96

Meaning of War in the Colonial American Context, The 168

Memory in/of Early America 201

Motherhood in the Mind's Eye: Remapping Scapes of Imagined Motherhood 112

Race and Creolization in the Early American Archive 207

Tracing Borders, Pushing Boundaries 200 Urban Afterlives 153

English

ASA Students' Committee Forum II: Graduate Student and Junior Faculty Research, Publishing & Professionalization 135

ASA Students' Committee Forum III: Innovative Research, Transformative Methods: A Discussion with Student ASA Regional Award Winners 160

Barbaric Imaginations: Remapping Neoliberalisms through Transnational Literature and Culture 86

Reparative Justice and the Failures of Government 87

Ruins, Renewal, and Reparation 203

Transforming Liberalism: African American Fiction of the Postwar Period 121

Transforming Sound(s): A Reading and Discussion 212

Environmental Studies

Diaspora Agriculture: Land, Empire and Reparation in Antebellum African-American Culture 111

Environment and Culture Caucus: Fantasy, Reparation, and Ideology in the Environmental Imagination 192

Environment and Culture Caucus: Imagining (and Transforming) the Future of Environmental Studies: A Roundtable 126

Fighting for Environmental Justice: Stories and Lessons from the Field 122

Ghetto Biennale: Street Sculpture, Urban Environmentalism, and New Ecologies of Haitian Art 132

Imposing Science, Rethinking Health 143

Japan in the Wake of 3/11 Eastern Japan Earthquake/Tsunami/ Nuclear Disaster 191

Mexican Biodiversity, Green Imperialism, and Indigenous Feminist Responses, Part 1 198

Mexican Biodiversity, Green Imperialism, and Indigenous Feminist Responses, Part 2 208

Negotiating the Human-Animal Boundary 181

Ruins, Renewal, and Reparation 203

Science, Industry, and Environment 178

Slurry, Sludge, and Sandstorms: Imagining Nature and Nationalism in the Transition to Industrial Modernity 155

War and/on the Environment: Critical Directions in American Studies 146

Ethnography

Folk, Pop, and Indie Rock: Race and Ethnicity in American Music 105

How to Do Things with Affect 100

Imagining Kinship and Strangerhood in the Long Nineteenth Century 114

Imagining Latinidad and Citizenship in Popular Cultures 150

Imposing Science, Rethinking Health 143

Labor, Corporations, and the State 121

Markets, Networks, Power 88

Micro-Economies/Micro-Cultures 104

Musical Imaginary, The: Race, Class, and Authenticity 147

Negotiating Ethnicity through Arts and Leisure 220

Politics of Pedagogy, The 108

Race, Religion, and Empire 123

U.S. Military, The: Social Effects in Global Contexts 90

Folklore

City and Its Spaces, The 200

Musical Imaginary, The: Race, Class, and Authenticity 147

Foodways

Food Matters: The World Food Crisis and the Struggle for Security and Sustainability 185

Micro-Economies/Micro-Cultures 104

Mixing Our Work with the Earth: Transforming Our Environments to Transform Our Lives 122

What Is the Place of Food Studies in American Studies?: An Interdisciplinary Roundtable Discussion 179

Gender and Sexuality

American Quarterly Theme Session III: Visuality and Race 183

Art, Politics, and Identity in Early America 140

At the Intersections of Queer and Indigenous Studies: Contextualizing the Work of Janice Gould 119

Black Psychoanalysis in the 1950s 103

Childhood and Citizenship 128

Childhood, Sexuality and the Politics of Consent 226

Church and Sexuality in America, The: Conflict, Solidarity, and Possibilities of Reparation 189

City and Its Spaces, The 200

Cranky Demeanors and Reparative Relations: Imagining a Politics of Responsibility and Accountability for Queer Studies 179

Critical Prison Studies Reenvisions Carceral Space: Critical Perspectives on Incarceration and Location 127

Disciplining Gendered Bodies: The Strategic Performance of Ethnic Identity in Musical, Literary, and Visual Culture 228

Disrupting the Imperialist Imaginary: Discourses of Gender and Sexuality in U.S. Wars of Empire Building 182

Fighting Blight: Racial and Sexual Minority Reaction to the Rhetoric of Urban Decay 142

Gender, Sexuality and Settler Colonialism 95

Hot Sex on a Platter: Erotic Revolutionaries and Punanny Politics in Black Popular Culture 148

How to Do Things with Affect 100

Humor Studies Caucus: Humor as Reparation and Representation 175

Indigeneity, Violence and the State 152

Labor, Corporations, and the State 121

Love and Other Practical Pursuits 229

Mexican Biodiversity, Green Imperialism, and Indigenous Feminist Responses, Part 1 198

Mexican Biodiversity, Green Imperialism, and Indigenous Feminist Responses, Part 2 208

Motherhood in the Mind's Eye: Remapping Scapes of Imagined Motherhood 112

Musical Imaginary, The: Race, Class, and Authenticity 147

Nuyorican Movement, Aesthetics, and Feminism, The 110

Queer Geographies and the Transformation of Place in the Southwest 100

Queer Social Transformations 224

Race and Reproduction 171

Race, Gender, And Violence 152

Reimagining and Transforming Bodies at the Borders: Gender, Sexuality, and Immigration 130

Reimagining Femme Subjectivity: A Roundtable Dialogue on Queer Political Currencies 119

Reimagining Iran: Transformations in Transnational Activism 144

Reimagining the Work of Weddings: Wedding Planning, Gay Weddings, and Monstrous Brides 141

Robot Skin: The Consumption of Race through Technoscience 170

Roots and Routes of Black Feminist Criticism, The 132

Sex, Race, and Nation: Transforming Radicalism in the Twentieth Century 102

Sexuality and Transnationalism: Transforming Silences 89

Social Transformation and Imagining Home 138

Subcultural Crossings: Intersectionality and the Politics of Cultural Identity 90

Transforming the Framework, Re-Imagining Black Masculinities 153

Translating the South: Reparative Approaches to Method, Space, and Time 209

Transnational Literary Radicalism 168

U.S. Military, The: Social Effects in Global Contexts 90

Violent Transformations: Imagining the Gendered Body 87

Visual Cultural Studies 129

War and the Intimate: Deployments of Gender in the U.S. Military 137

What Constitutes "The Political"? 177

What the Public Body Hides: Displaced Narratives, Recurring Damages 167

Who Wants Kids, Anyway? Intergenerational Desire and the Transformation of American Culture 93

Geography

City and Its Spaces, The 200

Commemoration and the Politics of the Past 110

Critical Prison Studies Reenvisions Carceral Space: Critical Perspectives on Incarceration and Location 127

Exploring Globalization in Southern Metropolitan Regions 218

Imagining Health and Disease, Transforming Racial Subjectivities 128

Mixing Our Work with the Earth: Transforming Our Environments to Transform Our Lives 122

Roots/Routes of Dispossession, The: Imagining and Transforming Nature 98

Science, Industry, and Environment 178

Tracing Borders, Pushing Boundaries 200

Urban Imaginaries in Contemporary American Christianity 196

Global/Transnational/Cross-Cultural Studies

Aberration and Incarceration 141

Afrofuturism 148

American Capitalism and Christian Fundamentalism: National and Transnational Perspectives 216

American Liberalism and U.S. Imperial Power: Colombia and the Philippines in the Mid-Twentieth Century 221

ASA Committee on American Studies Programs and Centers Breakfast Workshop: Global Collaborations in American Studies: Learning from Practitioners 85

ASA International Committee Talkshop III: Teaching the American "Other" in Diverse Cultural Contexts 107

ASA International Committee Talkshop I: The Internationalization of Latino/a Studies 86

ASA Students' Committee Forum V: Trajectories in American Studies: Futures, Limits, and New Directions 184

As If: Ethnographies of the Subjunctive 225

Barbaric Imaginations: Remapping Neoliberalisms through Transnational Literature and Culture 86

Beyond Immigration Politics: A Multidisciplinary Conversation about the Vietnamese Diaspora 192

Childhood and Citizenship 128

Children and Media 154

City and Its Spaces, The 200

Contemporary Art and Politics 171

Disciplinary (Re)form 96

Does Queer Studies Neglect the Nation?: Pinkwashing and the Limits of the Queer Transnational Imagination 156

Encountering the Nation: Performances of Belonging, Community, and Transformation 117

Everyday Media and Practices of Popular Power 214

Exploring Globalization in Southern Metropolitan Regions 218

From Southeast Asia to the Caribbean: New Geographies of American Studies 166

Ghetto Biennale: Street Sculpture, Urban Environmentalism, and New Ecologies of Haitian Art 132

Global Creation of American Citizens, The: Migrations and Mobilities 164

Golden Years, The: Fifties TV and Radio 224

Imagining Latinidad and Citizenship in Popular Cultures 150

Imagining Mexicanness, Imagining Mexican Women 97

Imagining "Preposterous Encounters" between Postcolonial Studies and American Studies 89

Keyword Searches: 9/11 Plus Ten 186

Labor, Corporations, and the State 121

Labors of Leisure, The: Critical Perspectives on Work and Sport 162

Markets, Networks, Power 88

Necro-Americas: Borders, Biopolitics, and Civic Subjectivities since 9/11 106

Negotiating Ethnicity through Arts and Leisure 220

New Media and the Transformation of the Social 118

Our Growing Community of Struggle: Angela Davis, the Cold War, and Transnational Historical Memory 190

Politics of Pedagogy, The 108

Prisons and Palestine 184

Queer Social Transformations 224

Queer Transnational Intimacies and Imaginaries 134

Race and Creolization in the Early American Archive 207

Radical Imagination, The: Comparative Social Movements, 1970s to Present 119

Reconsidering Refugees as Immigrants: Exceptionalism in Ethnic History Narratives 211

Reimagining Iran: Transformations in Transnational Activism 144

Reimagining the Cold War 169

Religion and American Culture Caucus: Travel and Transformation: Global Perspectives on American Religious Cultures 136

Roundtable: Towards a Planetary Vision of American Studies? 206

Science and Romantic Travel in America's Hemispheric Empire 106

Science, Industry, and Environment 178

Security Practices: War, Torture and Surveillance in the Global Circuits of U.S. Exceptionalism 107

Settler Colonialism and the Politics of Decolonization: Theory, Strategy, Solidarity 144

Sexuality and Transnationalism: Transforming Silences 89

Social Transformation and Imagining Home 138

Solidarity, Shock, and Sentiment: The United States and Latin America in the 1980s 108

Staging Black Power: Theatricality and Black Arts 218

Techplomacy: New Media and International Relations 126

Transatlantic Transformations 96

Transformation across Diasporas: Re-centering the International Left in the Global Racial Imaginary 101

Translating the South: Reparative Approaches to Method, Space, and Time 209

Transnational Literary Radicalism 168

Transnational Turn in American Studies, The: Critical Negotiations 216

Tutelary Project of American Empire in the Philippines, The 99

U.S. Military, The: Social Effects in Global Contexts 90

Views from the Diaspora: Visual Culture and Troubled Returns 91

What Constitutes "The Political"? 177

Witnessing, Violence, and the (Im)Possibilities of Reparations 222

Health and Medicine

How to Do Things with Affect 100

Imposing Science, Rethinking Health 143

Religious Remedies, Purifying Panaceas, and Saving Suds: Transforming American Bodies 143

Early American Matters Caucus: Early American Biopolitics 157

Race and Reproduction 171

Race and Medicine: An Interdisciplinary Discourse 173

Repairing the Body Politic: Race, Health and Justice 187

History

Activism and Activists in the Sixties and Beyond 139

American Liberalism and U.S. Imperial Power: Colombia and the Philippines in the Mid-Twentieth Century 221

Art, Politics, and Identity in Early America 140

ASA Students' Committee Forum II: Graduate Student and Junior Faculty Research, Publishing & Professionalization 135

ASA Students' Committee Forum III: Innovative Research, Transformative Methods: A Discussion with Student ASA Regional Award Winners 160

Before and Behind the Lens: Ethnicity, Power and Memory in Early 20th Century Photography 156

Beyond Immigration Politics: A Multidisciplinary Conversation about the Vietnamese Diaspora 192

Catalytic Traditions and Transitions: Re-Imagining Our Investigation and Teaching of Histories of Activism, Migration, and Settlement 177

Childhood and Citizenship 128

Children and Media 154

City and Its Spaces, The 200

Dialogue/Roundtable: Re-imagining African American Life in the Antebellum City 193

Disciplinary (Re)form 96

Documentary Culture in the United States, 1945–1989: A Roundtable 217

Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy's Interdisciplinary, Queer Career 190

Enacting/Imagining Capitalist Transformation: Aesthetics, Political Economy, and Commodity Exchange 215

Genocide: Questioning Reparative and Transformative Roles of Religion 92

Golden Years, The: Fifties TV and Radio 224

Hard Sell, The: Media and Advertising Reconsidered 92

Humanity at the Margins 95

Imagined Spaces and Reparative Performances: Constructing Public Memory in the Americas 196

Imagining Health and Disease, Transforming Racial Subjectivities 128

Imagining Nation and Empire in Print Culture I 193

Intervention and Transformation: Fred Wilson's Mining the Museum Twenty Years Later 202

Labor, Corporations, and the State 121

Meaning of War in the Colonial American Context, The 168

Memory in/of Early America 201

New Media and the Transformation of the Social 118

Pequot War Reconsidered, The 218

Politics of American Psychiatry, The: From World War II to Reagan 197

Politics of Imagining a Religious Nation, The, From Eighteenth-Century Republicans to Twenty-First-Century Pluralists (Sponsored by the Religion and American Culture Caucus) 210

Programmatic Transformations: Perils and Prospects for American Studies in U.S. Higher Education 199

Race, Gender, And Violence 152

Reimagining the Cold War 169

Reparative Justice and the Failures of Government 87

Reshaping Religious Selves: Adaptation and Redefinition among American Pentecostals and Spiritualists at the Turn of the Twentieth Century 223

Science, Industry, and Environment 178

Southern Crucible: Paradigms of Race and Religiosity in Colonial Georgia 228

Urban Afterlives 153

Visual Cultural Studies 129

War and the Visceral Imagination 219

Humor Studies

Children and Media 154

Humor Studies Caucus: Ethnic Humor: Pleasures and Problems 226

Humor Studies Caucus: Humor as Reparation and Representation 175

Landscape and the Built Environment

Baltimore City as Laboratory: Transformations of Urban Neighborhoods through Public History Programming 221

City and Its Spaces, The 200

Contemporary Art and Politics 171

Environment and Culture Caucus: Fantasy, Reparation, and Ideology in the Environmental Imagination 192

Fighting Blight: Racial and Sexual Minority Reaction to the Rhetoric of Urban Decay 142

Imagining Symbolic Landscapes in Times of Transformation 88

Micro-Economies/Micro-Cultures 104

New Media and the Transformation of the Social 118

Pre-Occupied Space 222

Ruins, Renewal, and Reparation 203

Science, Industry, and Environment 178

Silicon Valley: Knowledge, Economy, Geography 170

Slurry, Sludge, and Sandstorms: Imagining Nature and Nationalism in the Transition to Industrial Modernity 155

Urban Afterlives 153

Urban Imaginaries in Contemporary American Christianity 196

Utahn Transformations: Religion, Race, Industry, and Ecology 97

Legal Studies

First Amendment and Fallen Heroes, The: The Unpleasant Case of Snyder v. Phelps 115

Hard Sell, The: Media and Advertising Reconsidered 92

Reparative Justice and the Failures of Government 87

Security Practices: War, Torture and Surveillance in the Global Circuits of U.S. Exceptionalism 107

Literary Studies

African American Soundscapes and Sound Theory 103

AIDS in America: Memory, Performance, Politics 179

Appalachian Studies: Cultural, Economic, Environmental, and Literary Perspectives 94

ASA International Committee Talkshop II: Teaching Native American and First Nations Literatures in International Classrooms 98

ASA International Committee Talkshop I: The Internationalization of Latino/a Studies 86

At the Intersections of Queer and Indigenous Studies: Contextualizing the Work of Janice Gould 119

Children and Media 154

City and Its Spaces, The 200

Colored People's Time: On Blackness, Alterity, and Timeliness 216

Environment and Culture Caucus: Imagining (and Transforming) the Future of Environmental Studies: A Roundtable 126

Human/Animal/Machine 203

Humanity at the Margins 95

Imagining Latinidad and Citizenship in Popular Cultures 150

Imagining Nation and Empire in Print Cultures II 204

Imagining True Crime: An American Genre 165

Markets, Networks, Power 88

Meaning of War in the Colonial American Context, The 168

Motherhood in the Mind's Eye: Remapping Scapes of Imagined Motherhood 112

Musical Migrations, Political Transformations: Reassembling Caribbean Musics in the Post-War United States 136

Negotiating the Human-Animal Boundary 181

Not Even a Bench by the Road: Black Absence, Amnesia, and the Aesthetics of Racial Reparations 94

Pequot War Reconsidered, The 218

Queer Social Transformations 224

Reimagining the Cold War 169

Reinventing Beginnings: A Reading of Foundational Latino/a Narratives in the 21st Century 139

Rethinking Neo-Slave Narratives 142

Ruins, Renewal, and Reparation 203

Southern Crucible: Paradigms of Race and Religiosity in Colonial Georgia 228

Staging Black Power: Theatricality and Black Arts 218

Tracing Borders, Pushing Boundaries 200

Transforming Melville 214

Transnational Literary Radicalism 168

Trash and Flash: Ned Buntline, Cheap Literature and the Transformation of Nineteenth-Century America 187

Vital Subjects: Biopolitics and Thanatopolitics in (Trans)national American Studies 223

Material Culture

American Regionalism and the New Technologies 220

Architectural Conditions for Belief, The: The Built Environment of Contemporary American Religion 172

Environment and Culture Caucus: Fantasy, Reparation, and Ideology in the Environmental Imagination 192

Ghetto Biennale: Street Sculpture, Urban Environmentalism, and New Ecologies of Haitian Art 132

Imagined Overload: Material Cultures of Excess and Minimalism (Sponsored by the Material Culture Caucus) 186

Imagining Depth 182

Micro-Economies/Micro-Cultures 104

Objects of Learning: Material Culture, Imaginative Pedagogy, and the Transformation of American Childhood, 1880–1980 (Sponsored by the Material Culture Caucus) 198

Reimagined Selves: Religion, Material Culture, and the Transformation of Self and Other 208

Religious Remedies, Purifying Panaceas, and Saving Suds: Transforming American Bodies 143

Silicon Valley: Knowledge, Economy, Geography 170

Visual Cultural Studies 129

Visual Culture Caucus: From Decay to Deterioration: Questioning the Aesthetics of Abandonment 140

War and the Visceral Imagination 219

Middle East American Studies

Caucus on Academic and Community Activism I: The Present/Absent of Palestine: American Studies, Academic Freedom, and the Last Taboo 125

Caucus on Academic and Community Activism II: Palestine/Israel in the Age of Obama 135

Contested Reparations and Imagined Solutions: African Americans, Japanese Americans, and Palestinians 207

Contesting the Foreign/Domestic Divide: Arab Revolutions and American Studies 195 Disciplinary (Re)form 96

Islamophobia: 10 Years after September 11, 2001 205

Prisons and Palestine 184

Reimagining Iran: Transformations in Transnational Activism 144

Re-Visioning Democracy: Challenging Dictatorship in the Middle East and Beyond, A Roundtable 152

Urban Afterlives 153

Music

American Quarterly Theme Session I: Sound in American Studies 164

ASA Committee on Ethnic Studies I: Sounding Race 129

Automation or Imagination? Aesthetics and Politics in the History of Electrical Communication 163

Folk, Pop, and Indie Rock: Race and Ethnicity in American Music 105

Golden Years, The: Fifties TV and Radio 224

Imagining Latinidad and Citizenship in Popular Cultures 150

Musical Imaginary, The: Race, Class, and Authenticity 147

Musical Lives and Imaginaries in B'More and the Chocolate City 172

Musical Migrations, Political Transformations: Reassembling Caribbean Musics in the Post-War United States 136

Sounds of Response in the Age of Communicative Capitalism 164

Voicing a Riff: The Village Voice Music Section and Its Critical Legacy 107

Native American Studies

ASA International Committee Talkshop II: Teaching Native American and First Nations Literatures in International Classrooms 98

ASA Students' Committee Forum V: Trajectories in American Studies: Futures, Limits, and New Directions 184

At the Intersections of Queer and Indigenous Studies: Contextualizing the Work of Janice Gould 119

Imagining Nation and Empire in Print Culture I 193

Indigeneity, Violence and the State 152

Mexican Biodiversity, Green Imperialism, and Indigenous Feminist Responses, Part 1 198

Mexican Biodiversity, Green Imperialism, and Indigenous Feminist Responses, Part 2 208

Race and Creolization in the Early American Archive 207

Race, Gender, And Violence 152

Recovering Indigenous Manuscripts, Transforming American Studies: A Kiowa War Book from Fort Marion 93

Redressing the Past, Repatriating the Future: Indigenous Cultural Studies and the Speculative Genres of Imagination 226

Transforming Nations: Reflections on Constitutional Reform in Indian Country 124

Nineteenth Century

Beyond the Religious Right: Histories of American Christian Liberalism 215

Children and Media 154

City and Its Spaces, The 200

Dialogue/Roundtable: Re-imagining African American Life in the Antebellum City 193

Diaspora Agriculture: Land, Empire and Reparation in Antebellum African-American Culture 111

Enacting/Imagining Capitalist Transformation: Aesthetics, Political Economy, and Commodity Exchange 215

Global Creation of American Citizens, The: Migrations and Mobilities 164

Human/Animal/Machine 203

Humanity at the Margins 95

Humor Studies Caucus: Humor as Reparation and Representation 175

Imagining Kinship and Strangerhood in the Long Nineteenth Century 114

Imagining Nation and Empire in Print Culture I 193

Imagining Nation and Empire in Print Cultures II 204

Markets, Networks, Power 88

Media Transformation in Early America 123

On the Front Line: Literary and Legal Readings of the "Chinese Question" in Late Nineteenth-Century U.S. Culture 188

Politics of Pedagogy, The 108

Race and Creolization in the Early American Archive 207

Recovering Indigenous Manuscripts, Transforming American Studies: A Kiowa War Book from Fort Marion 93

Tracing Borders, Pushing Boundaries 200

Transatlantic Transformations 96

Trash and Flash: Ned Buntline, Cheap Literature and the Transformation of Nineteenth-Century America 187

Pedagogy

ASA Committee on American Studies Programs and Centers Breakfast Workshop: Global Collaborations in American Studies: Learning from Practitioners 85

ASA International Committee Talkshop II: Teaching Native American and First Nations Literatures in International Classrooms 98

ASA Minority Scholars' Committee: What We Wish We Had Known: A Tenure-Track Survival Guide 125

ASA Presidential Panel: Transforming Higher Education for the Digital Age 146

ASA Students' and Graduate Education Committees: Roundtable Discussion on Graduate Student Labor 125

ASA Students' Committee Forum I: Mock Job Interview Workshop 114

Commemoration and the Politics of the Past 110

Contesting Publics and Privates in the Neoliberal University 189

Critical Prison Studies Teaches against the Prison Industrial Complex: Strategies and Tools across Disciplines 118

Disciplinary (Re)form 96

Imposing Science, Rethinking Health 143

Politics of Pedagogy, The 108

Programmatic Transformations: Perils and Prospects for American Studies in U.S. Higher Education 199

Roundtable: Teaching the Introduction to American Studies 147

Teaching Public Scholarship: Problems and Possibilities 211

Voicing a Riff: The Village Voice Music Section and Its Critical Legacy 107

Performance Studies

Art, Politics, and Identity in Early America 140

ASA Presidential Panel: Arrested Development: Race and Urban Space in Baltimore and Detroit 113

Colored People's Time: On Blackness, Alterity, and Timeliness 216

Contemporary Art and Politics 171

Encountering the Nation: Performances of Belonging, Community, and Transformation 117

Folk, Pop, and Indie Rock: Race and Ethnicity in American Music 105

How to Do Things with Affect 100

Imagined Spaces and Reparative Performances: Constructing Public Memory in the Americas 196

Musical Imaginary, The: Race, Class, and Authenticity 147

Musical Migrations, Political Transformations: Reassembling Caribbean Musics in the Post-War United States 136

Negotiating Ethnicity through Arts and Leisure 220

Performative Black Christianity and the Logics of Religious Representation 124

Staging Black Power: Theatricality and Black Arts 218

Transforming the Framework, Re-Imagining Black Masculinities 153

U.S. Military, The: Social Effects in Global Contexts 90

Women Re-Imagining "America" through Physical Performance 199

Philosophy

Disciplinary (Re)form 96

Roots/Routes of Dispossession, The: Imagining and Transforming Nature 98

Vital Subjects: Biopolitics and Thanatopolitics in (Trans)national American Studies 223

Political Culture/Government

Activism and Activists in the Sixties and Beyond 139

American Quarterly Theme Session II: Reconstructing Higher Education: Now What Do We Do? 173

Art, Politics, and Identity in Early America 140

ASA Presidential Panel: Arrested Development: Race and Urban Space in Baltimore and Detroit 113

ASA Students' Committee Forum II: Graduate Student and Junior Faculty Research, Publishing & Professionalization 135

Behind The Wire 174

Black Children and the "Tender Years": Race and Age in Law, Literature, and Photography 145

Caucus on Academic and Community Activism II: Palestine/Israel in the Age of Obama 135

Contesting Publics and Privates in the Neoliberal University 189

Contesting the Foreign/Domestic Divide: Arab Revolutions and American Studies 195

Cranky Demeanors and Reparative Relations: Imagining a Politics of Responsibility and Accountability for Queer Studies 179

Critical Prison Studies, Abolitionist Epistemology, and Anti-Disciplinary Scholarship 166

Critical Prison Studies of Attica: The Political Imagination and Radical Social Transformation 176

Disciplinary (Re)form 96

Feeling "Right" in the Twenty-First Century: The Conservative Affective Imagination 167

Great Transformations, The: Labor, Land, Money, and Education 201

Humanity at the Margins 95

Imagining Nation and Empire in Print Cultures II 204

New Media and the Transformation of the Social 118

Plenary: Reimagining Democracy through Art 212

Politics of Imagining a Religious Nation, The, From Eighteenth-Century Republicans to Twenty-First-Century Pluralists (Sponsored by the Religion and American Culture Caucus) 210

Politics of Pedagogy, The 108

Queer Social Transformations 224

Race and Reproduction 171

Race, Religion, and Empire 123

Regulation, Citizenship, and Communication Technologies 161

Reparative Justice and the Failures of Government 87

Security Practices: War, Torture and Surveillance in the Global Circuits of U.S. Exceptionalism 107

Social Transformation and Imagining Home 138

Transforming Nations: Reflections on Constitutional Reform in Indian Country 124

Transforming Reparation: Restaging U.S. Empire through Redress, Reconciliation, and Memory 169

Vital Subjects: Biopolitics and Thanatopolitics in (Trans)national American Studies 223

Popular Culture

American Quarterly Theme Session I: Sound in American Studies 164

American Regionalism and the New Technologies 220

ASA Women's Committee: Digital Displays: Women Imagining Blogospheres as Alternative Public Spheres 194

Bases, Barracks, and Battleships: Militarized Spaces, Tourist Practices 157

Behind The Wire 174

Black Panels, White Gutters: Race, Resistance, and Representation in American Comics and Sequential Art 150

Challenging Narratives of Decline in the Postwar City 184

Dirty Looks: Black Visuality and Vulgar Vernacular Cultures 120

Film Series 1: "Baltimore as Muse" 132

Film Series 2: "Baltimore as Muse" 180

Folk, Pop, and Indie Rock: Race and Ethnicity in American Music 105

Golden Years, The: Fifties TV and Radio 224

Hard Sell, The: Media and Advertising Reconsidered 92

Human/Animal/Machine 203

Humor Studies Caucus: Ethnic Humor: Pleasures and Problems 226

Imagining Latinidad and Citizenship in Popular Cultures 150

Imagining Nation and Empire in Print Culture I 193

Imagining True Crime: An American Genre 165

Innovating the Religious Imagination: Religion and Technology since 1800 102

Islamophobia: 10 Years after September 11, 2001 205

Markets, Networks, Power 88

Musical Imaginary, The: Race, Class, and Authenticity 147

Negotiating Ethnicity through Arts and Leisure 220

New Media and the Transformation of the Social 118

Race, Religion, and Empire 123

Redressing the Past, Repatriating the Future: Indigenous Cultural Studies and the Speculative Genres of Imagination 226

Reimagining the Cold War 169

Subcultural Crossings: Intersectionality and the Politics of Cultural Identity 90

Transforming Melville 214

Transforming the Racial Order: The Politics of Cultural Memory in an Era of Neoliberal Reform 227

Visual Cultural Studies 129

Voicing a Riff: The Village Voice Music Section and Its Critical Legacy 107

We Create Our Own Reality: The War on Terror and Visual Narrative Representation 99

Postcolonial Studies

City and Its Spaces, The 200

From Southeast Asia to the Caribbean: New Geographies of American Studies 166

Gender, Sexuality and Settler Colonialism 95

Imagining "Preposterous Encounters" between Postcolonial Studies and American Studies 89

Labor, Corporations, and the State 121

Race, Religion, and Empire 123

Science, Industry, and Environment 178

Solidarity, Shock, and Sentiment: The United States and Latin America in the 1980s 108

Transforming Reparation: Restaging U.S. Empire through Redress, Reconciliation, and Memory 169

Tutelary Project of American Empire in the Philippines, The 99

Print Culture

Imagining Nation and Empire in Print Culture I 193

Imagining Nation and Empire in Print Cultures II 204

Markets, Networks, Power 88

Race and Creolization in the Early American Archive 207

Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP): Religious Reading, Imagined Communities, and Social Transformation 134

Trash and Flash: Ned Buntline, Cheap Literature and the Transformation of Nineteenth-Century America 187

Visual Culture Caucus: The Illustrated Press and the Transit of Images in Twentieth-Century America 181

Prison Studies

Aberration and Incarceration 141

Critical Prison Studies, Abolitionist Epistemology, and Anti-Disciplinary Scholarship 166

Critical Prison Studies of Attica: The Political Imagination and Radical Social Transformation 176

Critical Prison Studies Teaches against the Prison Industrial Complex: Strategies and Tools across Disciplines 118

Institutionalizing Gender: Movements of Feminisms 117

Prisons and Palestine 184

Repairing Environments: Public Art and the Transformation of Place 202

Transgender Resistance: Space and Mobility in the Politics of War 109

Public Practice

American Studies and the University in Question 151

American Studies in the Public Square: Recent Forays into the Public Humanities 162

Commemoration and the Politics of the Past 110

Digital Humanities Caucus: Lightening Shorts: A Reconfigured Conference Session for the Digital Humanities 173

Imagined Spaces and Reparative Performances: Constructing Public Memory in the Americas 196

Teaching Public Scholarship: Problems and Possibilities 211

Public Practice/Museum Studies

American Studies in the Public Square: Recent Forays into the Public Humanities 162

ASA Students' Committee Forum IV: Looking Outside the Bubble: Collaborative and Full-time Opportunities for American Studies Scholars outside of Academe 174

Commemoration and the Politics of the Past 110

Memory in/of Early America 201 Race and Creolization in the Early American Archive 207

What Is the Price of Freedom?: A Critical Exploration of Militarist Narratives at the National Museum of American History 163

Public Scholarship

American Quarterly Theme Session II: Reconstructing Higher Education: Now What Do We Do? 173

American Studies in the Public Square: Recent Forays into the Public Humanities 162

ASA Committee on American Studies Programs and Centers: Invigorating, Transforming and Sustaining Undergraduate American Studies 126

ASA Graduate Education Committee: Changes and Challenges in American Studies Graduate Curriculum 137

ASA Presidential Panel: Transforming Higher Education for the Digital Age 146

ASA Students' Committee Forum IV: Looking Outside the Bubble: Collaborative and Full-time Opportunities for American Studies Scholars outside of Academe 174

Baltimore City as Laboratory: Transformations of Urban Neighborhoods through Public History Programming 221

Childhood and Citizenship 128

Commemoration and the Politics of the Past 110

Digital Humanities Caucus: Lightening Shorts: A Reconfigured Conference Session for the Digital Humanities 173

Imagination, Reparation, Transformation: The Life and Work of Baltimore's Viva House, 1968–2011 176

Politics of Pedagogy, The 108

Teaching Public Scholarship: Problems and Possibilities 211

What Is the Price of Freedom?: A Critical Exploration of Militarist Narratives at the National Museum of American History 163

Queer Studies

Aberration and Incarceration 141

Affective Histories, Critical Transformations: A Roundtable Discussion 127

AIDS in America: Memory, Performance, Politics 179

Art, Politics, and Identity in Early America 140

Childhood, Sexuality and the Politics of Consent 226

Children and Media 154

Church and Sexuality in America, The: Conflict, Solidarity, and Possibilities of Reparation 189

City and Its Spaces, The 200

Contesting Publics and Privates in the Neoliberal University 189

Cranky Demeanors and Reparative Relations: Imagining a Politics of Responsibility and Accountability for Queer Studies 179

Does Queer Studies Neglect the Nation?: Pinkwashing and the Limits of the Queer Transnational Imagination 156

Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy's Interdisciplinary, Queer Career 190

First Amendment and Fallen Heroes, The: The Unpleasant Case of Snyder v. Phelps 115

How to Do Things with Affect 100

Humanity at the Margins 95

Queer Geographies and the Transformation of Place in the Southwest 100

Queer Publicity: Gay Club Ephemera and Fantasies of the Social Body 161

Queer Social Transformations 224

Queer Transnational Intimacies and Imaginaries 134

Queer Viral Aesthetics: Control and Resistance 183

Race, Religion, and Empire 123

Reading the Politics of the Sport Spectacle 155

Reimagining Femme Subjectivity: A Roundtable Dialogue on Queer Political Currencies 119

Reparative Warhol 227

Transformative Mediations? Ethnic and Queer Studies and the Politics of the Digital 130

Transnational Literary Radicalism 168

Who Wants Kids, Anyway? Intergenerational Desire and the Transformation of American Culture 93

Race and Ethnicity

Aberration and Incarceration 141

Activism and Activists in the Sixties and Beyond 139

Affective Histories, Critical Transformations: A Roundtable Discussion 127

AIDS in America: Memory, Performance, Politics 179

American Studies and the University in Question 151

ASA Committee on Ethnic Studies I: Sounding Race 129

ASA Committee on Ethnic Studies II: The Geographies of Latinidad 145

ASA Committee on Ethnic Studies III: The Question of Reparations for Slavery, Internment and Native Land 158

Before and Behind the Lens: Ethnicity, Power and Memory in Early 20th Century Photography 156

Behind The Wire 174

Black Panels, White Gutters: Race, Resistance, and Representation in American Comics and Sequential Art 150

Black Visual Culture: Visuality, Blackness, and the Arts 204

Blues Epistemology, The: A Roundtable in Memory of Clyde A. Woods 195

Catalytic Traditions and Transitions: Re-Imagining Our Investigation and Teaching of Histories of Activism, Migration, and Settlement 177

Caucus on Academic and Community Activism II: Palestine/Israel in the Age of Obama 135

Childhood and Citizenship 128

Commemoration and the Politics of the Past 110

Critical Prison Studies, Abolitionist Epistemology, and Anti-Disciplinary Scholarship 166

Critical Prison Studies of Attica: The Political Imagination and Radical Social Transformation 176

Critical Prison Studies Reenvisions Carceral Space: Critical Perspectives on Incarceration and Location 127

Cross-Cultural Encounters In and Of Place 91

Disciplinary (Re)form 96

Disciplining Gendered Bodies: The Strategic Performance of Ethnic Identity in Musical, Literary, and Visual Culture 228

Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy's Interdisciplinary, Queer Career 190

Everyday Media and Practices of Popular Power 214

Feeling "Right" in the Twenty-First Century: The Conservative Affective Imagination 167

Folk, Pop, and Indie Rock: Race and Ethnicity in American Music 105

Global Creation of American Citizens, The: Migrations and Mobilities 164

Golden Years, The: Fifties TV and Radio 224

Great Transformations, The: Labor, Land, Money, and Education 201

Hard Sell, The: Media and Advertising Reconsidered 92

Human/Animal/Machine 203

Humanity at the Margins 95

Humor Studies Caucus: Ethnic Humor: Pleasures and Problems 226

Humor Studies Caucus: Humor as Reparation and Representation 175

Imagining Kinship and Strangerhood in the Long Nineteenth Century 114

Imagining Nation and Empire in Print Culture I 193

Imagining Nation and Empire in Print Cultures II 204

Imagining Symbolic Landscapes in Times of Transformation 88

Imposing Science, Rethinking Health 143

Institutionalizing Gender: Movements of Feminisms 117

Intervention and Transformation: Fred Wilson's Mining the Museum Twenty Years Later 202

Keyword Searches: 9/11 Plus Ten 186

Mapping Biomedicalization: "Health," Identities, and Power in the Contemporary United States 133

Mixing Our Work with the Earth: Transforming Our Environments to Transform Our Lives 122

Multiraciality in Media: A Post-Racial United States? 210

Musical Imaginary, The: Race, Class, and Authenticity 147

Negotiating Ethnicity through Arts and Leisure 220

On the Front Line: Literary and Legal Readings of the "Chinese Question" in Late Nineteenth-Century U.S. Culture 188

Politics of Pedagogy, The 108

Pre-Occupied Space 222

Queer Geographies and the Transformation of Place in the Southwest 100

Queer Social Transformations 224

Queer Transnational Intimacies and Imaginaries 134

Race and Creolization in the Early American Archive 207

Race and Medicine: An Interdisciplinary Discourse 173

Race and Reproduction 171

Race, Gender, And Violence 152

Race, Religion, and Empire 123

Radical Imagination, The: Comparative Social Movements, 1970s to Present 119

Radical Prison Studies beyond ASA: Special Roundtable Session with U.S. Political Prisoner Eddie Conway and (Baltimore Area) Students, College Debaters, and Activists 133

Reading the Politics of the Sport Spectacle 155

Reconsidering Refugees as Immigrants: Exceptionalism in Ethnic History Narratives 211

Reimagining and Transforming Bodies at the Borders: Gender, Sexuality, and Immigration 130

Reimagining Femme Subjectivity: A Roundtable Dialogue on Queer Political Currencies 119

Reinventing Beginnings: A Reading of Foundational Latino/a Narratives in the 21st Century 139

Reparative Justice and the Failures of Government 87

Rethinking Neo-Slave Narratives 142

Roots and Routes of Black Feminist Criticism, The 132

Science and Technology Caucus: The Labor of Digital Production: Race, Identity, and the New Social Networks 154

Science, Industry, and Environment 178

Sex, Race, and Nation: Transforming Radicalism in the Twentieth Century 102

Social Transformation and Imagining Home 138

Staging Black Power: Theatricality and Black Arts 218

Subcultural Crossings: Intersectionality and the Politics of Cultural Identity 90

Through The Wire: A Roundtable, A Post-Mortem 205

Towards a Sensual Politics: Nation, Race, and Sense Perception 101

Transformation across Diasporas: Re-centering the International Left in the Global Racial Imaginary 101

Transformative Mediations? Ethnic and Queer Studies and the Politics of the Digital 130

Transforming the Racial Order: The Politics of Cultural Memory in an Era of Neoliberal Reform 227

Translating the South: Reparative Approaches to Method, Space, and Time 209

Transnational Literary Radicalism 168

Urban Afterlives 153

U.S. Military, The: Social Effects in Global Contexts 90

Utahn Transformations: Religion, Race, Industry, and Ecology 97

Views from the Diaspora: Visual Culture and Troubled Returns 91

What Constitutes "The Political"? 177

What the Public Body Hides: Displaced Narratives, Recurring Damages 167

Who's Passing for Whom?: Racial Passing and the Problem of African American Identity in the Early 20th Century 217

Witnessing, Violence, and the (Im)Possibilities of Reparations 222

Women Re-Imagining "America" through Physical Performance 199

Regionalism

American Regionalism and the New Technologies 220

Appalachian Studies: Cultural, Economic, Environmental, and Literary Perspectives 94

Baltimore City as Laboratory: Transformations of Urban Neighborhoods through Public History Programming 221

Behind The Wire 174

Commemoration and the Politics of the Past 110

Exploring Globalization in Southern Metropolitan Regions 218

Folk, Pop, and Indie Rock: Race and Ethnicity in American Music 105

Queer Publicity: Gay Club Ephemera and Fantasies of the Social Body 161

Urban Afterlives 153

Religion

American Capitalism and Christian Fundamentalism: National and Transnational Perspectives 216

Architectural Conditions for Belief, The: The Built Environment of Contemporary American Religion 172

Arts of African American Faith, The: Social Transformation and the Black Religious Imagination 178

Behind The Wire 174

Beyond the Religious Right: Histories of American Christian Liberalism 215

Church and Sexuality in America, The: Conflict, Solidarity, and Possibilities of Reparation 189

City and Its Spaces, The 200

First Amendment and Fallen Heroes, The: The Unpleasant Case of Snyder v. Phelps 115

Forum on Frederick Douglass, A: Issues, Legacies 175

Genocide: Questioning Reparative and Transformative Roles of Religion 92

Getting the Nation Right with God: American Politics in the Conservative Christian Imagination 151

Imagining Nation and Empire in Print Cultures II 204

Innovating the Religious Imagination: Religion and Technology since 1800 102

Performative Black Christianity and the Logics of Religious Representation 124

Politics of Imagining a Religious Nation, The, From Eighteenth-Century Republicans to Twenty-First-Century Pluralists (Sponsored by the Religion and American Culture Caucus) 210

Race and Creolization in the Early American Archive 207

Race, Religion, and Empire 123

Reimagined Selves: Religion, Material Culture, and the Transformation of Self and Other 208

Religion and American Culture Caucus: Travel and Transformation: Global Perspectives on American Religious Cultures 136

Religious Remedies, Purifying Panaceas, and Saving Suds: Transforming American Bodies 143

Reshaping Religious Selves: Adaptation and Redefinition among American Pentecostals and Spiritualists at the Turn of the Twentieth Century 223

Skeptics and Salesmen: Reimagining Religion's Role in the Fight for Racial Equality 115

Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP): Religious Reading, Imagined Communities, and Social Transformation 134

Southern Crucible: Paradigms of Race and Religiosity in Colonial Georgia 228

Three Documentaries: Emergent Discursive Strategies from a Conservative Activist American Religious Movement 109

Urban Imaginaries in Contemporary American Christianity 196

Utahn Transformations: Religion, Race, Industry, and Ecology 97

Rhetoric

Enacting/Imagining Capitalist Transformation: Aesthetics, Political Economy, and Commodity Exchange 215

Markets, Networks, Power 88

Science and Technology

ASA Presidential Panel: Transforming Higher Education for the Digital Age 146

ASA Students' Committee Forum V: Trajectories in American Studies: Futures, Limits, and New Directions 184

Automation or Imagination? Aesthetics and Politics in the History of Electrical Communication 163

Commemoration and the Politics of the Past 110

Contemporary Art and Politics 171

Early American Matters Caucus: Early American Biopolitics 157

How to Do Things with Affect 100

Human/Animal/Machine 203

Imagining Nation and Empire in Print Culture I 193

Imposing Science, Rethinking Health 143

Innovating the Religious Imagination: Religion and Technology since 1800 102

Labor, Corporations, and the State 121

Mapping Biomedicalization: "Health," Identities, and Power in the Contemporary United States 133

New Media and the Transformation of the Social 118

Queer Viral Aesthetics: Control and Resistance 183

Race and Medicine: An Interdisciplinary Discourse 173

Race and Reproduction 171

Regulation, Citizenship, and Communication Technologies 161

Robot Skin: The Consumption of Race through Technoscience 170

Ruins, Renewal, and Reparation 203

Science and Romantic Travel in America's Hemispheric Empire 106

Science and Technology Caucus: Curious Liaisons: Machines, Bodies, and the Making of Inappropriate Technology 194

Science, Industry, and Environment 178

Slurry, Sludge, and Sandstorms: Imagining Nature and Nationalism in the Transition to Industrial Modernity 155

Towards a Sensual Politics: Nation, Race, and Sense Perception 101

Tracing Borders, Pushing Boundaries 200

War and/on the Environment: Critical Directions in American Studies 146

Sociology

Hard Sell, The: Media and Advertising Reconsidered 92

Imagining Class in America and in American Studies 149

Mapping Biomedicalization: "Health," Identities, and Power in the Contemporary United States 133

Micro-Economies/Micro-Cultures 104

Social Transformation and Imagining Home 138

U.S. Military, The: Social Effects in Global Contexts 90

Why Does Desegregation Matter?: Education Reform, Racial Justice and Public Memory 188

Sports Studies

Labors of Leisure, The: Critical Perspectives on Work and Sport 162

Negotiating Ethnicity through Arts and Leisure 220

Reading the Politics of the Sport Spectacle 155

Teaching and K16 Collaboration

ASA Committee on American Studies Programs and Centers Breakfast Workshop: Global Collaborations in American Studies: Learning from Practitioners 85

ASA Committee on American Studies Programs and Centers: Invigorating, Transforming and Sustaining Undergraduate American Studies 126

ASA Graduate Education Committee: Changes and Challenges in American Studies Graduate Curriculum 137

ASA Students' Committee Forum IV: Looking Outside the Bubble: Collaborative and Full-time Opportunities for American Studies Scholars outside of Academe 174

K–16 Collaboration Committee: College Unbound: Undergraduate Learning, Campus Community Collaboration, and Full Participation 175

K–16 Collaboration Committee: Next Generation Engagement Research and Pathways in Higher Education 185

K–16 Collaboration Committee: Welcome Breakfast and Panel Discussion 165

Programmatic Transformations: Perils and Prospects for American Studies in U.S. Higher Education 199

Roundtable: Teaching the Introduction to American Studies 147

Social Transformation and Imagining Home 138

Television and Media Studies

Behind The Wire 174

Childhood and Citizenship 128

Golden Years, The: Fifties TV and Radio 224

Hard Sell, The: Media and Advertising Reconsidered 92

Imagining Depth 182

Multiraciality in Media: A Post-Racial United States? 210

New Media and the Transformation of the Social 118

Reimagining the Work of Weddings: Wedding Planning, Gay Weddings, and Monstrous Brides 141

Through The Wire: A Roundtable, A Post-Mortem 205

Transforming Scholarly Research in the Digital Age (Sponsored by the Digital Humanities Caucus) 137

Transgender Studies

Humanity at the Margins 95

Race, Religion, and Empire 123

Reparative Justice and the Failures of Government 87

Science and Technology Caucus: Curious Liaisons: Machines, Bodies, and the Making of Inappropriate Technology 194

Transgender Resistance: Space and Mobility in the Politics of War 109

Trauma Studies

Genocide: Questioning Reparative and Transformative Roles of Religion 92

Race, Gender, and Violence 152

Staging Black Power: Theatricality and Black Arts 218

Transnational Literary Radicalism 168

Violent Transformations: Imagining the Gendered Body 87

Twentieth Century

Aberration and Incarceration 141

Activism and Activists in the Sixties and Beyond 139

African American Soundscapes and Sound Theory 103

Arts of African American Faith, The: Social Transformation and the Black Religious Imagination 178

ASA Presidential Address Z144

Bases, Barracks, and Battleships: Militarized Spaces, Tourist Practices 157

Black Psychoanalysis in the 1950s 103

Blues Epistemology, The: A Roundtable in Memory of Clyde A. Woods 195

Challenging Narratives of Decline in the Postwar City 184

Childhood and Citizenship 128

Contemporary Art and Politics 171

Contesting the Foreign/Domestic Divide: Arab Revolutions and American Studies 195

Disciplinary (Re)form 96

Disrupting the Imperialist Imaginary: Discourses of Gender and Sexuality in U.S. Wars of Empire Building 182

Documentary Culture in the United States, 1945–1989: A Roundtable 217

Film Series 1: "Baltimore as Muse" 132

Film Series 2: "Baltimore as Muse" 180

Folk, Pop, and Indie Rock: Race and Ethnicity in American Music 105

From Southeast Asia to the Caribbean: New Geographies of American Studies 166

Golden Years, The: Fifties TV and Radio 224

Hard Sell, The: Media and Advertising Reconsidered 92

How to Do Things with Affect 100

Human/Animal/Machine 203

Humanity at the Margins 95

Humor Studies Caucus: Humor as Reparation and Representation 175

Imagined Overload: Material Cultures of Excess and Minimalism (Sponsored by the Material Culture Caucus) 186

Imagining Health and Disease, Transforming Racial Subjectivities 128

Imagining Latinidad and Citizenship in Popular Cultures 150

Imagining Nation and Empire in Print Cultures II 204

Imagining Symbolic Landscapes in Times of Transformation 88

Islamophobia: 10 Years after September 11, 2001 205

Japan in the Wake of 3/11 Eastern Japan Earthquake/Tsunami/ Nuclear Disaster 191

Labor, Corporations, and the State 121

Markets, Networks, Power 88

Micro-Economies/Micro-Cultures 104

Musical Imaginary, The: Race, Class, and Authenticity 147

Necro-Americas: Borders, Biopolitics, and Civic Subjectivities since 9/11 106

Not Even a Bench by the Road: Black Absence, Amnesia, and the Aesthetics of Racial Reparations 94

Politics of American Psychiatry, The: From World War II to Reagan 197

Queer Social Transformations 224

Race, Religion, and Empire 123

Racial and Radical Formations in Black and Latino Politics during the Long Sixties 225

Radical Prison Studies beyond ASA: Special Roundtable Session with U.S. Political Prisoner Eddie Conway and (Baltimore Area) Students, College Debaters, and Activists 133

Reimagining the Cold War 169

Reparative Justice and the Failures of Government 87

Reparative Warhol 227

Reshaping Religious Selves: Adaptation and Redefinition among American Pentecostals and Spiritualists at the Turn of the Twentieth Century 223

Sex, Race, and Nation: Transforming Radicalism in the Twentieth Century 102

Skeptics and Salesmen: Reimagining Religion's Role in the Fight for Racial Equality 115

Staging Black Power: Theatricality and Black Arts 218

Transforming Liberalism: African American Fiction of the Postwar Period 121

Transforming Melville 214

Transnational Literary Radicalism 168

U.S. Military, The: Social Effects in Global Contexts 90

Visual Cultural Studies 129

Visual Culture Caucus: The Illustrated Press and the Transit of Images in Twentieth-Century America 181

Who's Passing for Whom?: Racial Passing and the Problem of African American Identity in the Early 20th Century 217

Why Does Desegregation Matter?: Education Reform, Racial Justice and Public Memory 188

U.S. Colonialism

Afro-Latinidades and American Studies: Reimagining the Boundaries of Our Geopolitics of Knowledge 116

American Liberalism and U.S. Imperial Power: Colombia and the Philippines in the Mid-Twentieth Century 221

Bases, Barracks, and Battleships: Militarized Spaces, Tourist Practices 157

Caucus on Academic and Community Activism I: The Present/Absent of Palestine: American Studies, Academic Freedom, and the Last Taboo 125

Disciplinary (Re)form 96

Disrupting the Imperialist Imaginary: Discourses of Gender and Sexuality in U.S. Wars of Empire Building 182

Film Presentation: Caught Between Two Worlds 222

Imagining Nation and Empire in Print Culture I 193

Indigeneity, Violence and the State 152

Labor, Corporations, and the State 121

Nuyorican Movement, Aesthetics, and Feminism, The 110

Pequot War Reconsidered, The 218

Race, Gender, And Violence 152

Race, Religion, and Empire 123

Recovering Indigenous Manuscripts, Transforming American Studies: A Kiowa War Book from Fort Marion 93

Redressing the Past, Repatriating the Future: Indigenous Cultural Studies and the Speculative Genres of Imagination 226

Reimagining the Cold War 169

Reproducing and Naturalizing Imperial Power: The Law, Institutionalized Histories, and Humanitarian Discourses 219

Roots/Routes of Dispossession, The: Imagining and Transforming Nature 98

Science and Romantic Travel in America's Hemispheric Empire 106

Settler Colonialism and the Politics of Decolonization: Theory, Strategy, Solidarity 144

Social Transformation and Imagining Home 138

Transformation across Diasporas: Re-centering the International Left in the Global Racial Imaginary 101

Transgender Resistance: Space and Mobility in the Politics of War 109

Tutelary Project of American Empire in the Philippines, The 99

Urban Afterlives 153

U.S. Military, The: Social Effects in Global Contexts 90

War and/on the Environment: Critical Directions in American Studies 146

War and the Intimate: Deployments of Gender in the U.S. Military 137

What Is the Price of Freedom?: A Critical Exploration of Militarist Narratives at the National Museum of American History 163

Witnessing, Violence, and the (Im)Possibilities of Reparations 222

Visual Culture Studies

Afrofuturism 148

American Quarterly Theme Session III: Visuality and Race 183

Architectural Conditions for Belief, The: The Built Environment of Contemporary American Religion 172

Barbaric Imaginations: Remapping Neoliberalisms through Transnational Literature and Culture 86

Before and Behind the Lens: Ethnicity, Power and Memory in Early 20th Century Photography 156

Black Visual Culture: Visuality, Blackness, and the Arts 204

Commemoration and the Politics of the Past 110

Contemporary Art and Politics 171

Dirty Looks: Black Visuality and Vulgar Vernacular Cultures 120

Does Queer Studies Neglect the Nation?: Pinkwashing and the Limits of the Queer Transnational Imagination 156

Human/Animal/Machine 203

Humanity at the Margins 95

Imagining Latinidad and Citizenship in Popular Cultures 150

Intervention and Transformation: Fred Wilson's Mining the Museum Twenty Years Later 202

Media Transformation in Early America 123

Micro-Economies/Micro-Cultures 104

Negotiating the Human-Animal Boundary 181

New Media and the Transformation of the Social 118

Queer Publicity: Gay Club Ephemera and Fantasies of the Social Body 161

Queer Viral Aesthetics: Control and Resistance 183

Reenvisioning Militarism: A Roundtable Conversation on Transforming Visual Cultures of War 116

Reparative Justice and the Failures of Government 87

Reparative Warhol 227

Ruins, Renewal, and Reparation 203

Science and Technology Caucus: The Labor of Digital Production: Race, Identity, and the New Social Networks 154

Transforming Scholarly Research in the Digital Age (Sponsored by the Digital Humanities Caucus) 137

Views from the Diaspora: Visual Culture and Troubled Returns 91

Visual Cultural Studies 129

Visual Culture Caucus: From Decay to Deterioration: Questioning the Aesthetics of Abandonment 140

Visual Culture Caucus: The Illustrated Press and the Transit of Images in Twentieth-Century America 181

War and the Visceral Imagination 219

Women's Studies

Aberration and Incarceration 141

ASA Women's Committee: Digital Displays: Women Imagining Blogospheres as Alternative Public Spheres 194

Black Women and Girls in Baltimore: Ethnography and Intervention 180

Childhood and Citizenship 128

Humor Studies Caucus: Humor as Reparation and Representation 175

Imagining Mexicanness, Imagining Mexican Women 97

Institutionalizing Gender: Movements of Feminisms 117

Labor, Corporations, and the State 121

Love and Other Practical Pursuits 229

New Media and the Transformation of the Social 118

Race and Reproduction 171

Race, Gender, And Violence 152

Reimagining and Transforming Bodies at the Borders: Gender, Sexuality, and Immigration 130

Reparative Justice and the Failures of Government 87

Roots and Routes of Black Feminist Criticism, The 132

Visual Cultural Studies 129

Women Re-Imagining "America" through Physical Performance 199

Working-Class Studies

Aberration and Incarceration 141

ASA Presidential Panel: Arrested Development: Race and Urban Space in Baltimore and Detroit 113

ASA Students' and Graduate Education Committees: Roundtable Discussion on Graduate Student Labor 125

Black Women and Girls in Baltimore: Ethnography and Intervention 180

How to Do Things with Affect 100

Imagining Class in America and in American Studies 149

Labor, Corporations, and the State 121

Labors of Leisure, The: Critical Perspectives on Work and Sport 162

Reimagining the Work of Weddings: Wedding Planning, Gay Weddings, and Monstrous Brides 141

Transforming the Racial Order: The Politics of Cultural Memory in an Era of Neoliberal Reform 227


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