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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2014

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7:30 am – 8:30 am

100. Breakfast: Networking for Program and Center Directors

Westin Bonaventure, Los Feliz (L1)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

101. Caucus: Digital Humanities: Digital Shorts: The Fun and the Fury

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry A (L1)

CHAIR:
Grace I. Yeh, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (CA)
PANELISTS:
Viola Lasmana, University of Southern California (CA)
Jesse P. Karlsberg, Emory University (GA)
Grace I. Yeh, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (CA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

102. Caucus: Academic and Community Activism: PACBI, USACBI and the History of Academic Boycotts: The Turning Tide

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry B (L1)

CHAIR:
Jordana Rosenberg, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
PANELISTS:
Magid Shihade, Birzeit University (Palestine)
Sunaina Maira, University of California, Davis (CA)
Cynthia Franklin, University of Hawai'i, Manoa (HI)
Sami Hermez, Harvard University (MA)
Falastine Dwikat, The Palestinian Campaign for Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (Palestine)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

103. Business Meeting: American Quarterly Editorial Board

Westin Bonaventure, La Brea (L1)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

104. Business Meeting: Sports Studies Caucus

Westin Bonaventure, La Cienega (L1)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

105. Matters of Life and Death

Westin Bonaventure, Los Cerritos (L1)

CHAIR:
Eden Osucha, Bates College (ME)
PAPERS:
Michael Gillespie, Ohio University (OH)
Death Grips
Dana Seitler, University of Toronto (Canada)
Willing to Die: Addiction, Desire, and other Ambivalences of Living
Jonathan Flatley, Wayne State University (MI)
Dead Collectivity in The Wire

8:00 am – 9:45 am

106. ASA Students' Committee: Breakfast Forum I: Mock Job Interview

Westin Bonaventure, Palos Verdes (L1)

CHAIR:
Marisol Lebrón, Dickinson College (PA)
PANELISTS:
Kritika Agarwal, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)
Alyosha Goldstein, University of New Mexico (NM)
Paula Ioanide, Ithaca College (NY)
Jan Maghinay Padios, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

107. ASA Program Committee: Uncontrolled Substances/Altered States

Westin Bonaventure, San Bernardino (L1)

CHAIR:
Antonio Viego, Duke University (NC)
PAPERS:
Curtis Marez, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Meth and Racial Capitalism in the Neo-Colonial Southwest
Ann Cvetkovich, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
The Sense of Ecstasy
Josh Kun, University of Southern California (CA)
The Musical Más Allá: Narco/Necro/Anarco
José A. Quiroga, Emory University (GA)
Desert Epiphanies
COMMENT:
Antonio Viego, Duke University (NC)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

108. Racial Optics

Westin Bonaventure, San Fernando (L1)

PAPERS:
Cassius Adair, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Revisioning the Nation: State Photography and The Black Panther Newspaper
George Luna-Pena, University of New Mexico (NM)
Tijuana Makes Me Happy: Violence and Vernacular Photography on the U.S.-Mexico Border
Pier Dominguez, Brown University (RI)
It is Trash!: Queer Race, Affect and The Post-Soul Black Women's Melodrama
Patricia Ventura, Spelman College (GA)
Scandal and Social Death in the Age of Obama and PechaKucha
COMMENT:
T. V. Reed, Washington State University, Pullman (WA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

109. Sensing Cuba

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel A (L1)

CHAIR:
R. J. Boutelle, Vanderbilt University (TN)
PAPERS:
Sarah Jane Seidman, New York University (NY)
Black Exiles in Red Cuba: Travelogues of Pleasure and Pain
Conor Tomás Reed, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
Tusks, Sunflowers, Alphabets, and a Battery with Drowned Wasps: Federico García Lorca and the Diasporic Duende
Albert Sergio Laguna, Yale University (CT)
Cyber Diversions: Cuban Diasporic Pleasures Online
Teishan A. Latner, New York University (NY)
The Post-Colonial Palenque: Cuba, Assata Shakur, and U.S. Black Liberation in Exile
COMMENT:
R. J. Boutelle, Vanderbilt University (TN)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

110. Feeling Queer

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel B (L1)

CHAIR:
Kevin Allen Leonard, Western Washington University (WA)
PAPERS:
Elias Krell, Northwestern University (IL)
Mixing Sound: Technologies of Fem(me)ninity and Mixed Race in Kelly Moe
Jordon Johnson, University of New Mexico (NM)
Metronormativity and Rural Life in the Transgender Movement
Liliana C. Gonzalez, University of Arizona (AZ)
Vato Love: Queer Desire in Joe Jimenez's Repertoire
Maritza Cardenas, University of Arizona (AZ)
EnGendering the Nation: Beauty Queens and Drag Queens at the COFECA Central American Independence Parade
COMMENT:
Kevin Allen Leonard, Western Washington University (WA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

111. Life-Writing, Musical Lives

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel C (L1)

CHAIR:
Ulrich Adelt, University of Wyoming (WY)
PAPERS:
Nassim Winnie Balestrini, Karl-Franzens-University (Austria)
Fun, Fury, Fans: Affective Strategies in Intermedial Hip-Hop Life Writing
Mercy Romero, Sonoma State University (CA)
Two Lives in Music
Petra Rivera-Rideau, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VA)
The Pleasures and Pains of Love: Listening to La Lupe and Ivy Queen
Jessica Elaine Teague, University of Nevada–Las Vegas (NV)
Charles Mingus and the Serious Fun of Jazz Autobiography
COMMENT:
Ulrich Adelt, University of Wyoming (WY)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

112. Lo Siento: Queer Latina/o Embodied Consciousness (Without Apology)

Westin Bonaventure, San Pedro (L1)

CHAIR:
Michael Hames-García, University of Oregon (OR)
PAPERS:
Ernesto Javier Martínez, University of Oregon (OR)
Phenomenology of the 'Raised Flesh'
Emma M. Pérez, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
Shameless (sin vergüenza): A Decolonial Erotics of Pleasure
Francisco Galarte, University of Arizona (AZ)¿Sin Huevos y Qué?: The Queer Pleasures and Dolor (Pain)
of Brown Transmasculinities

8:00 am – 9:45 am

113. Other World(s): Childhood, Nation, and the Price of Feeling Good

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Anita A (L1)

CHAIR:
Gary Cross, Pennsylvania State University, University Park Main Campus (PA)
PAPERS:
Julia Mickenberg, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Child Savers and Child Saviors: Horror, Hope, and the Russian Famine of 1921
Leslie Paris, University of British Columbia (Canada)
Good Mamas and Fuzzi Bunz: The American Cloth Diapering Community in the Early Twenty-first Century
Carol Singley, Rutgers University, Camden (NJ)
Happiness from Helicopter Parenting? Domestic and Global Perspectives
Emily Murphy, University of Florida (FL)
The Child's Part in American Studies: A Global Perspective
COMMENT:
Gary Cross, Pennsylvania State University, University Park Main Campus (PA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

114. Caucus: War and Peace Studies: Reconsidering "R and R": Dialectics of Violence and Pleasure in Militarism

Westin Bonaventure, San Anita B (L1)

CHAIR:
Rebecca A. Adelman, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (MD)
PAPERS:
Patricia Stuelke, University of Massachusetts, Boston (MA)
You're a Criminal as Long as You're Mine: The U.S. Invasion of Panama and the Sounds of Bad Romance
Simeon Man, Northwestern University (IL)
Untamed Paradise: Geographies of Violence in 'Postwar' Hawai'i
Ji-Young Um, Williams College (MA)
Buzzkill, or, Pleasure and Violence of the Good War in African American Writing
Benjamin Cooper, Lindenwood University (MO)
Veterans in Outer Space
COMMENT:
Rebecca A. Adelman, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (MD)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

115. Encountering Zionism: From Academia to Queer Activism and BDS

Westin Bonaventure, San Anita C (L1)

CHAIR:
Sondra Hale, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
PAPERS:
Samia Al Botmeh, Birzeit University (Palestine)
Why Boycott Israeli Institutions?: The Palestinian Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel in Historical Context
Haneen Maikey, Palestinian Queers for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (Palestine)
Re-reading PInkwashing and Palestinian Queer BDS: Palestinian Sexual Liberation Organizing and Decolonization
Lara Deeb, Scripps College (CA)
Fear of Attacks on Academic Freedom: Anthropologists Navigate Israel/Palestine
Nadine Naber, University of Illinois, Chicago (IL)
Zionism from the Standpoint of Arab America

8:00 am – 9:45 am

116. Doing Feminism: Event, Archive, Techne

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara A (L1)

CHAIR:
Alexandra Juhasz, Pitzer College (CA)
PAPERS:
Kate Eichhorn, New School University (NY)
Proximity and Feminist Storytelling
Carrie Ann Rentschler, McGill University (Canada), Samantha Thrift, Concordia University (Canada)
Doing Feminism in the Network: Twitter Feed Hijacks, Amazon.com Reviews, and the New Infrastructures of Online Feminist Response
Caitlin McKinney, York University (Canada)
"To Facilitate Interconnectedness Among Us": Networked Communication in Lesbian Feminist Print Culture (1970–1995)
Krista Lynes, Concordia University (Canada)
Thicker than Water: Blood Ties, Bloody Marks, Social Life
COMMENT:
Alexandra Juhasz, Pitzer College (CA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

117. Settler Colonialism in the U.S.-Mexico-Native Borderlands

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara B (L1)

CHAIR:
María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo, New York University (NY)
PAPERS:
Ben V. Olguin, University of Texas, San Antonio (TX)
A Chicano in the French Foreign Legion?: Hegemonic Mestizaje, Imperialist Transnationalism, and Settler Colonialist Epistemology
Ho'esta Mo'e'hahne, University of Southern California (CA)
Settler Hegemonies and Asian/American Ethnoburbia: Representing American Indians at a Taiwanese Restaurant
Erik Lee Altenbernd, University of California, Irvine (CA)
Common Ground: Settler Colonial Sensibilities in Liberal and Conservative Discourses on the U.S.-Mexico-Native Borderlands
COMMENT:
Sheila Contreras, Michigan State University (MI)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

118. Gaming the Bonaventure

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara C (L1)

CHAIR:
Art Blake, Ryerson University (Canada)
PANELISTS:
Erik Knutzen, Independent Scholar
Nic Sammond, University of Toronto (Canada)
Aubrey Anable, University of Toronto (Canada)
Art Blake, Ryerson University (Canada)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

119. The Rise and Fall of Urban Movements

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica A (L3)

CHAIR:
Angela D. Dillard, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
PAPERS:
Jessi Quizar, University of Southern California (CA)
Will Work for Food: Urban Agriculture as Collective Self-Reliance in Detroit
Joseph Cialdella, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
The Nature of Fun: Green Pastures Camp and African American Identity in Detroit, 1930–1965
Jarvis C. McInnis, Columbia University (NY)
New Geographies of Black Fun: George W. Lee, Beale Street, and the Urban South
Rebecca J. Kinney, Bowling Green State University (OH)
Touring Detroit: Consolidating Narratives of Rise, Fall, and Perseverance in Post-Industrial Tourist Itineraries
COMMENT:
Angela D. Dillard, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

120. Criminal Pleasures, Legitimate Fun, and the Racialization of Enjoyment

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica B (L3)

CHAIR:
Eric A. Stanley, University of California, San Diego (CA)
PAPERS:
Khadijah Costley White, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)
A White Man's Game: Race, Football, and the Richard Sherman Incident
Micaela Smith, Northwestern University (IL)
Ridicule and Shaming Publics: Suadouro Victims and Transgender Sex Crimes in 1970s Salvador, Brazil
Thomas Alan Dichter, University of Pennsylvania (PA)
National Pastime: Lynching and Lawmaking during Jim Crow
COMMENT:
Eric A. Stanley, University of California, San Diego (CA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

121. Who Gives a Sh*t If It Counts?: Designing Counter-Disciplinary Digital Publication

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica C (L3)

CHAIR:
Bruce Burgett, University of Washington, Bothell (WA)
PANELISTS:
Tara McPherson, University of Southern California (CA)
Jamie Skye Bianco, New York University (NY)
Kathleeen Brandt, Syracuse University (NY)
Brian Lonsway, Syracuse University (NY)
COMMENT:
Bruce Burgett, University of Washington, Bothell (WA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

122. #feelingthrills in the Digital Undercommons: Tumblr's Intimate Publics

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica D (L3)

CHAIR:
Alexis Lothian, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (PA)
PANELISTS:
Kara Jesella, New York University (NY)
Liz Kinnamon, University of Arizona (AZ)
Benjamin Powell, City University of New York, Borough of Manhattan Community College (NY)
Maria Velazquez, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

8:45 am – 10:30 am

123. ASA Committee on American Studies Departments, Programs, and Centers: The Fun, Fury, Pleasure, Pain, and Process of Program Review I

Westin Bonaventure, Los Feliz (L1)

CHAIR:
Andrew Schocket, Bowling Green State University (OH)
PANELISTS:
John Dean, Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University (Frances)
Karen Leong, Arizona State University (AZ)
George Sanchez, University of Southern California (CA)
Karen Sanchez-Eppler, Amherst College (MA)
Barry Shank, Ohio State University, Columbus (OH)

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

124. Tour: ASA Site Resources Committee: ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries (Off-site)

ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries Special Collections

9:30 am – 5:30 pm

125. Book Exhibit (Friday)

Westin Bonaventure, California Ballroom (Book Exhibit) (L2)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

126. Caucus: Early American Matters: Early American Carnality

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry A (L1)

CHAIR:
Shirley Samuels, Cornell University (NY)
PAPERS:
Duncan Faherty, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
Starving for Attention: Hunger, Appetite, and Displacement in the Early U.S. Novel
Lauren Heintz, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Sensuous Embodiment: Fashion and the 'Sight' of Colonial Contact
Caroline Wigginton, University of Mississippi (MS)
Our Lady of Ecstasy: The Pleasures and Pains of Katherine Tekakwitha's Bodily Mortification
COMMENTS: Shirley Samuels, Cornell University (NY)
Ben Sifuentes-Jáuregui, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)
Mishuana Goeman, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

127. ASA Minority Scholars Committee Session I: Race, Indigeneity, and Structures of Work: Issues of Joint and Contingent Appointments

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry B (L1)

CHAIR:
Christina Hanhardt, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
PANELISTS:
Purnima Mankekar, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Jane Yunhee Junn, University of Southern California (CA)
Siobhan Somerville, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Shaun Myers, Northwestern University (IL)
Chris Finley, University of Oregon (OR)

10:00 am – 11:30 am

128. Business Meeting: International Presidents, Editors, and Representatives

Westin Bonaventure, La Brea (L1)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

129. Business Meeting: American Studies Journal Editorial Board

Westin Bonaventure, La Cienega (L1)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

130. Caucus: Digital Humanities: Scripting the Reader in Electronic Literature

Westin Bonaventure, Los Cerritos (L1)

CHAIR:
Leonardo Flores, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez (PR)
PANELISTS:
Leonardo Flores, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez (PR)
Samantha Gorman, University of Southern California (CA)
A. J. Patrick Liszkiewicz, University of Southern California (CA)
Jeremy Hight, Washington State University, Pullman (WA)
Mauro Carassai, University of Florida (FL)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

131. ASA Students' Committee: Workshop I: Demystifying Fellowships and Grants

Westin Bonaventure, Palos Verdes (L1)

CHAIR:
Kritika Agarwal, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)
PANELISTS:
Maile Arvin, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)
Monica Martinez, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Tanya Golash-Boza, University of California, Merced (CA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

133. ASA Program Committee: Black Radicalism, Insurgency in Israel/Palestine and the Idea of Solidarity

Westin Bonaventure, San Fernando (L1)

CHAIR:
Fred Moten, University of California, Riverside (CA)
PANELISTS:
Jared Sexton, University of California, Irvine (CA)
R. A. Judy, University of Pittsburgh (PA)
Haidar Eid, al-Aqsa University (Palestine)
Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi, San Francisco State University (CA)
Smadar Lavie, University of California, Berkeley
COMMENT:
Fred Moten, University of California, Riverside (CA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

134. American Quarterly: Rethinking American Studies from the Perspective of Las Américas

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel A (L1)

CHAIR:
Macarena Gomez-Barris, University of Southern California (CA)
PAPERS:
Rosa-Linda Fregoso, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)
For a Pluriversal Declaration of Human Rights
Arnaldo Cruz-Malavé, Fordham University (NY)
Under the Skirt of Liberty: Contemporary Anti-imperial Latino Discourses on New York
Alexandra T. Vazquez, Princeton University (NJ)
Learning to Live in Miami
José A. Quiroga, Emory University (GA)
The Cuban Exile Civil Wars: 1976–1981
COMMENT:
Licia Fiol-Matta, City University of New York, Lehman College (NY)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

135. Dando Vueltas: Building a Back-and-Forth Between Latino Studies and Disability Studies

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel B (L1)

CHAIR:
Kim Nielsen, University of Toledo (OH)
PANELISTS:
Celeste Menchaca, University of Southern California (CA)
John Mckiernan-Gonzalez, Texas State University–San Marcos (TX)
Chantel Rodriguez, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
Julie Avril Minich, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Katherine Ott, National Museum of American History (DC)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

136. Fugitive Preludes: Chicana/o Popular Music and the Neoliberal City

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel C (L1)

CHAIR:
Christina Zanfagna, Santa Clara University (CA)
PAPERS:
Wanda Alarcón, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Variations on a Theme: Performing América on the National Stage
Jonathan Gomez, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
Teen Post to Rainbow Alley: Facing Unexpectancy with Unexpectant Punk Rock Social Spaces
Kurt Newman, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
Undoing the Math: Chingo Bling, the "Not-All," and the Politics of Parody
COMMENT:
Christina Zanfagna, Santa Clara University (CA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

137. Protest and Poverty

Westin Bonaventure, San Pedro (L1)

CHAIR:
Myrl Beam, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
PAPERS:
Katharina M. Fackler, Regensburg University (Germany)
Precarious Pains, Subversive Pleasures: Visions of Empowerment in Photographs of the 1968 Poor People's Campaign
Brandon Gordon, Santa Clara University (CA)
The Crisis of the Chicano Professional: Oscar Acosta, the War on Poverty, and the Pleasures of Work
Christina Juhasz-Wood, University of New Mexico (NM)
Occupying History: the 1932 Bonus Army, the 1968 Poor People's Campaign, and the Cultural Politics of Encampment
Zenia Kish, New York University (NY)
A New Golden Age of Philanthropy?: The Philanthrocapitalist Promise to End Poverty by 2035
COMMENT:
Myrl Beam, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

138. Girls, Girls, Girls: Gender and Popular Culture

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Anita A (L1)

CHAIR:
A. B. Huber, New York University (NY)
PAPERS:
Clare Daniel, University of New Mexico (NM)
Sexy Teens versus Welfare Queens: Teen Pregnancy Prevention and Welfare Reform
Natalie Coulter, York University (Canada)
The Giggling Tween Girl and the Immaterial Labour of Fun
Talya Zemach-Bersin, Yale University (CT)
The Problem with Good Will: Children, Fun, and U.S. Empire, 1919–1947
COMMENT:
A. B. Huber, New York University (NY)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

139. Willful Subjects: Action, Agency, and Politics

Westin Bonaventure, San Anita B (L1)

CHAIR:
Jason Frank, Cornell University (NY)
PAPERS:
Cristina Beltrán, New York University (NY)
Diversity on the Right: Latino Republicans and the Conservative Logic of Identity
Elisabeth Anker, George Washington University (DC)
"Melodramas of Failed Sovereignty: The War on Terror as a Women's Weepie"
Neil Roberts, Williams College (MA)
It's Bigger than Hip Hop: Decoding the Trayvon Martin Event
COMMENT:
Jason Frank, Cornell University (NY)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

140. Formations of United States Colonialism (I): Economies of Racial Governmentality and the Subjects of Sovereignty

Westin Bonaventure, San Anita C (L1)

CHAIR:
Alyosha Goldstein, University of New Mexico (NM)
PAPERS:
Barbara Krauthamer, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
The Paradoxes of Slave Resistance and Settler Colonialism in the Antebellum South
Manu Vimalassery, Williams College (MA)
Credit, Wage, and Colonialism at the Pawnee Agency
J. Kēhaulani Kauanui, Wesleyan University (CT)
Hawai'ian National Land and the Colonial Contradictions of Sovereignty
Fa'anofo Lisaclaire Uperesa, University of Hawai'i, Manoa (HI)
Training the Body for Empire? Transnational Circuits of Sport Labor and Disciplinary Transformations

10:00 am – 11:45 am

141. Counting on Social Justice: Social Science Methods and American Studies

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara A (L1)

CHAIR:
Dara Z. Strolovitch, Princeton University (NJ)
PANELISTS:
Janelle Wong, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
Claire Kim, University of California, Irvine (CA)
Lisa García Bedolla, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Patrick Ryan Grzanka, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (TN)
Dara Z. Strolovitch, Princeton University (NJ)
COMMENT:
Joanna Pinto-Coelho, University of Pennsylvania (PA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

142. The Politics of Need and Desire in Neoliberal Culture

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara B (L1)

CHAIR:
Laura Briggs, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
PAPERS:
Carol Stabile, University of Oregon (OR)
Working Like a Dog: Gender and Caring Labor in a Networked Era
Paul Smith, George Mason University (VA)
What You Want Now: The Theory and Practice of Appetite Today
Rosemary Hennessy, Rice University (TX)
Mapping Affect: Insights from Feminism's Cultural Front
COMMENT:
Laura Briggs, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

143. Playing the System: Hollywood, Los Angeles, Genre

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara C (L1)

CHAIR:
Michael Willard, California State University, Los Angeles (CA)
PAPERS:
John Bruni, Grand Valley State University (MI)
Dying in Style: Re-Viewing Genre and Performance in John Cassavetes's The Killing of a Chinese Bookie
Patrick B. Sharp, California State University, Los Angeles (CA)
Aliens in the Blackboard Jungle: Los Angeles in The Greatest American Hero
Mike Petitti, Loyola Marymount University (CA)
Repo Man and the Beginning of the End (of Los Angeles)
COMMENT:
Michael Willard, California State University, Los Angeles (CA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

144. Fashioning Fury: Math, Computing and the Politics of Things

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica A (L3)

CHAIR:
Mark Campbell, University of Regina (Canada)
PAPERS:
Katherine McKittrick, Queens University (Canada)
She Says She Was Born Free: Black Mathematics
Simone Browne, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Dark Hoodie: Wearable Computing Devices as Aesthetic Resistance to Surveillance
Rinaldo Walcott, University of Toronto (Canada)
Towards A Sagging Pants Ethics: Anti-blackness and the Politics of Things
COMMENT:
Mark Campbell, University of Regina (Canada)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

145. Mitigating Peril in the Pacific: U.S. Empire, Militarism, Climate Change and the Pleasure of a Strong Sense of Place

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica B (L3)

CHAIR:
Keith Camacho, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
PAPERS:
L. Joyce Mariano, University of Hawai'i, Manoa (HI)
K/new Environmental Imaginaries: Filipino American Diaspora and Environmental Justice in the Philippines
Hokulani K. Aikau, University of Hawai'i, Manoa (HI)
The Tactical Necessity of Fun: Restoring Lo'i Kalo and a Strong Sense of Place in He'eia, Hawai'i
Noa Lincoln, University of Canterbury (New Zealand)
Cultivating Values: Drivers of Agricultural Adaptations in South Kona, Hawai'i

10:00 am – 11:45 am

146. Queer OS: Queerness as Operating System

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica C (L3)

CHAIRS:
Fiona Barnett, Duke University (NC)
Cathy Davidson, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
PAPERS:
Jessica Marie Johnson, Michigan State University (MI)
Play With Me (So I Know It's Real): Social Media, Avatars, and Being a Radical Politics of Citation
Jacob Gaboury, New York University (NY)
Compiling a Queer Computation
Margaret Rhee, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
The Real and the Fake, The Digital as Drag
Fiona Barnett, Duke University (NC)
Queer as Quinoa: The Politics of Aspirational Curation on Pinterest
COMMENT:
Zach Blas, Duke University (NC)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

147. Fabricating Tech: Pleasure and Pain of Design Communities

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica D (L3)

CHAIR:
Richard Lemarchand, University of Southern California (CA)
PAPERS:
Kim Brillante Knight, University of Texas Dallas (TX)
The Anxiety of Amateurism and the Pleasures of Programming in Fashioning Circuits
Mark C. Marino, University of Southern California (CA)
Spaghetti Code and Stellar Stitches: Examining Shame and Praise in Two Cultures of Making
Lone K. Hansen, Aarhus University (Denmark)
Reclaiming Fabrication One (Utopian?) Stitch at a Time
COMMENT:
Richard Lemarchand, University of Southern California (CA)

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

148. Exhibit (Day 2): The Autry National Center in Griffith Park: Gratis Admission with ASA Badge (co-sponsored by the Material Culture Caucus and Visual Culture Caucus) (Off-site)

The Autry National Center in Griffith Park, Museum and Special Collections

10:00 am – 1:45 pm

149. Tour: "Route 66" Exhibition and Library Private Tours at The Autry National Center (co-sponsored by the Material Culture Caucus and Visual Culture Caucus) (Off-site)

The Autry National Center in Griffith Park, Museum and Special Collections Lobby [Tour]

10:45 am – 12:30 pm

150. ASA Committee on American Studies Departments, Programs, and Centers: Is There Room for Fun After the Fury?: The State of American Studies Programs, Centers and Departments in 2014

Westin Bonaventure, Los Feliz (L1)

CHAIR:
Shelley Lee, Oberlin College (OH)
PANELISTS:
Rebecca Hill, Kennesaw State University (GA)
Glenn Hendler, Fordham University (NY)
Curtis Marez, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Elizabeth Duclos-Orsello, Salem State University (MA)
Ivy Wilson, Northwestern University (IL)

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

151. Business Meeting: International Committee

Westin Bonaventure, La Brea (L1)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

152. Caucus: Early American Matters: Colloquy with Kathleen Donegan on Seasons of Misery

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry A (L1)

CHAIR:
Dennis D. Moore, Florida State University (FL)
PANELISTS:
Sari Altschuler, University of South Florida (FL)
Kathleen Donegan, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Birgit Brander Rasmussen, Yale University (CT)
Karen Stolley, Emory University (GA)
Abram Van Engen, Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
Kathleen Wilson, State University of New York, Stony Brook (NY)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

153. Politics and Practices of Exuberant Homecomings

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry B (L1)

CHAIR:
Benjamin Schreier, Pennsylvania State University, University Park Main Campus (PA)
PAPERS:
Laini Kavaloski, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI)
Digital Homelands: Refiguring Landscapes and Identity in the Case of 972mag.com and Zochrot
Bimbisar Irom, Washington State University, Pullman (WA)
Ironic Home-goings in the Post-9/11 Novel
Natalia Pamula, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)
Reappearing and Disappearing: Possibilities of Return in Shani Mootoo's Cereus Blooms at Night
Christian Ravela, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
"Turning Out" Possessive Individualism: Freedom and Belonging in Samuel Delany's The Mad Man
Ashley Byock, Edgewood College (WI)
Civil Biopolitics, Civil War: "Contrabands" and the Constitution
COMMENT:
Benjamin Schreier, Pennsylvania State University, University Park Main Campus (PA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

154. Business Meeting: Politics and Policy Caucus

Westin Bonaventure, La Cienega (L1)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

155. Music, Fashion and the Power of (Queer) Nightlife

Westin Bonaventure, Los Cerritos (L1)

CHAIR:
Madison Moore, King's College London (England)
PANELISTS:
Ananya Jahanara Kabir, King's College London (England)
Matthew D. Morrison, Columbia University (NY)
Victor P. Corona, Fashion Institute of Technology (NY)
Gregory Alexander, Artist
Loren Granic, Artist
Amy Cakes Danky Dank, Artist

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

156. Dangerous Pastimes: Print-Cultural Networks and Patterns of Self-Making on the Canada-U.S. Border

Westin Bonaventure, Palos Verdes (L1)

CHAIR:
Caroline Levander, Rice University (TX)
PAPERS:
Alyssa MacLean, University of Kentucky (KY)
Your Obedient Servant? Writing Back to Slavery in the Canada-U.S. Borderlands
Mary Chapman, University of British Columbia (Canada)
Playing in the Mediascape: A Pseudonymous Travelogue by Sui Sin Far/Edith Eaton
Jade Ferguson, University of Guelph (Canada)
The Fury of Lynching: The Pain and Pleasure of Minstrelsy in the Canada-U.S. Borderlands
COMMENT:
Caroline Levander, Rice University (TX)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

157. Caucus: Food Studies: Desire and Disgust, Pleasure and Pain: The Sensory Dialectics of Eating

Westin Bonaventure, San Bernardino (L1)

CHAIR:
Amy Bentley, New York University (NY)
PAPERS:
John M. Burdick, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)
"That sounds repulsive. I can't wait to try it": Savoring Disgust and the Sensory Racial Erotics of Eating
Camille Bégin, Concordia University (Canada)
Sensory Economy: Tasting Food in the New Deal Era
Anita Mannur, Miami University of Ohio (OH)
Bug Kebabs, Grasshopper Tacos and Cicada Ice Cream: Entomophagy, Sustainable Eating and the Racialized Palate
Natalie Doonan, Concordia University (Canada)
Terroir as Marker of Class and Gentrification, As Revealed Through a Series of Popsicles

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

158. High on Crack: Surveillance, Loss and Addiction in Black Communities

Westin Bonaventure, San Fernando (L1)

CHAIR:
Nicole R. Fleetwood, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)
PAPERS:
Donna Murch, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)
Black Power and the Carceral State: Historical Reflections on the War on Drugs and "Crack Crisis" in Late Twentieth Century Los Angeles
Andreana Clay, San Francisco State University (CA)
"Kick in the Bass": Sonic Navigation of Pleasure and Pain in Crack Lyrics
Jason Glenn, University of Texas, Medical Branch at Galveston (TX)
The War on Drugs, Personal Responsibility, and the Neoliberalization of the American Consciousness
COMMENT:
Nicole R. Fleetwood, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

159. The Fun and the Furry: Bestial Pleasures in Heterosexuality's Empire

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel A (L1)

CHAIR:
Adrienne Davis, Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
PAPERS:
Colin R Johnson, Indiana University–Bloomington (IN)
Creature Comforts: Inter-Species Solidarity in an Unfriendly World
Gabriel Rosenberg, Duke University (NC)
Bestiality and the Biopolitics of Meat
Rheana (Juno) Salazar Parrenas, Ohio State University, Columbus (OH)
White Manly Ape Sex: Fantasies of Hegemony through Representations of Interspecies Intimacy
COMMENT:
Adrienne Davis, Washington University in St. Louis (MO)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

160. ASA Program Committee: Students Under Attack

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel B (L1)

CHAIR:
Rana Jaleel, Columbia University (NY)
PANELISTS:
Ellis Garey, New York University (NY)
Taher Herzallah, American Muslims for Palestine
Kim Dominguez, University of Arizona (AZ)
Munira Lokhandwala, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Austin McCoy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

161. Our History is No Mystery: Community Organizing and State Violence

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel C (L1)

CHAIR:
Claude Marks, Independent Scholar
PANELISTS:
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Independent Scholar
Ericka Huggins, Independent Scholar
Carlos Montes, Independent Scholar
Mo Nishida, Independent Scholar

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

162. Performing Decolonial Aesthetics and the Politics of Pain and Pleasure in Music Across the Americas

Westin Bonaventure, San Pedro (L1)

CHAIR:
Jaime Cardenas, Seattle Central Community College (WA)
PAPERS:
Marie "Keta" Miranda, University of Texas, San Antonio (TX)
Polka Dawgs: Tejana/o Dance as Pleasure in Response to Racial and Class Subordination
Marco Cervantes, University of Texas, San Antonio (TX)
Third Root Poetics Through Hip Hop Aesthetics: Performative Autoethnographies and Musical Empowerment
COMMENT:
Jaime Cardenas, Seattle Central Community College (WA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

163. Serious Children, Serious Childhood

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Anita A (L1)

CHAIR:
Jed Murr, University of Washington, Bothell (WA)
PAPERS:
Gina Marie Ocasion, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
A Settler Colonial Childhood; or, the Promise of an Indian Girlhood in Charles Eastman's Indian Boyhood
Tria Andrews, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Dancing the Dichotomy of Pleasure/Punishment: The Trajectory of Extracurricular Activities for Native American Youth
Lynnell L. Thomas, University of Massachusetts, Boston (MA)
Racial Nostalgia, Historical Memory, and the Boston Busing Crisis in Children's and Young Adult Literature
Julia Lee, University of Nevada–Las Vegas (NV)
The Boy That Was a Thing: Farina Hoskins of "Our Gang"
COMMENT:
Jed Murr, University of Washington, Bothell (WA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

164. Does the Fun Stop Here? Marxist Encounters with American Studies

Westin Bonaventure, San Anita B (L1)

CHAIR:
Bill V. Mullen, Purdue University (IN)
PANELISTS:
Dayo Gore, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Kevin Floyd, Kent State University (OH)
Cheryl Higashida, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
Sarika Chandra, Wayne State University (MI)
Stephen Shapiro, Warwick University (England)
Benjamin Balthaser, Indiana University–South Bend (IN)
COMMENT:
Michael Denning, Yale University (CT)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

165. Formations of United States Colonialism (II): The Horizon of Incommensurability and Incorporation

Westin Bonaventure, San Anita C (L1)

CHAIR:
Alyosha Goldstein, University of New Mexico (NM)
PAPERS:
Dean Itsuji Saranillio, New York University (NY)
How the Settler States Stole Their Shape
Joanne Barker, San Francisco State University (CA)
The Corporation and the Tribe
Jennifer Nez Denetdale, University of New Mexico (NM)
Navajo Women, Violence, and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

166. Ambivalent Affects: The Challenge of Financial Subjectivity

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara A (L1)

CHAIR:
Robert Meister, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)
PAPERS:
Leigh Claire La Berge, St. Mary's University (Halifax)
The Overproduction of Pleasure
Morgan Adamson, Macalester College (MN)
"Disco Demolition" and the Collective Affects of Neoliberalism
Vidar Thorsteinsson, Ohio State University, Columbus (OH)
Finance, Fiction, and Faking It: The Prostitute in Narratives of American Financialization
COMMENT:
Robert Meister, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

167. Becoming-Minor in American Studies: Solidarities in Precarious Times

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara B (L1)

CHAIR:
Allan E. S. Lumba, Harvard University (MA)
PAPERS:
Julian Gill-Peterson, Rutgers University, Newark (NJ)
The Invention of the Transgender Child: Medicalizing the Minor
Summer Kim Lee, New York University (NY)
Yellow Horror: The Curse of Asian Women in Supernatural Horror Film
Balbir K. Singh, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
The Body in Peril: Minor Politics and the U.S. Sikh Diaspora
COMMENT:
Allan E. S. Lumba, Harvard University (MA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

168. The Ferocity and Fun of Fighting the PIC: Community Organizing from L.A. to NY

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara C (L1)

CHAIR:
Felice Blake, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
PANELISTS:
Ashley Franklin, Labor/Community Strategy Center (CA)
Diana Zuñiga, Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CA)
Ofelia Ortiz Cuevas, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Paula Ioanide, Ithaca College (NY)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

169. Urban Fury and Smoldering Heat: Black Radical Traditions in Urban Space

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica A (L3)

CHAIR:
Damien Sojoyner, Scripps College (CA)
PAPERS:
Juli R. Grigsby, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
The Black Coalition Fighting Back and Black Women's Radical Legacy of Community Activism in South Los Angeles
Takkara Brunson, Morgan State University (MD)
Slave Resistance, Urban Social Movements, and Black Cuban Women's Radical Activism, 1920s–1960s
Damien Sojoyner, Scripps College (CA)
Fugitive Disengagement: Black Youth and Education
Anthony Johnson, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
Cities Without Homes: Evictions and Abandonment in Inner City Johannesburg
COMMENTS: Cedric Robinson, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

170. The Pain and Pleasure of Autobiographical Expression

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica B (L3)

CHAIR:
Sarah Jane Cervenak, University of North Carolina, Greensboro (NC)
PAPERS:
Lindsey Andrews, Vanderbilt University (TN)
Feeling Experimental: Intolerable Sensations and the Weird Science of Autobiography
Christopher Grobe, Amherst College (MA)
Earl Warren, Performance Theorist: Autobiography after Miranda
Ali Colleen Neff, College of William and Mary (VA)
Selfie Harm: Teenage Girls' Practices of Digital Inscription
Tyrone R. Simpson II, Vassar College (NY)
The End(s) of Black Autobiography
COMMENT:
Sarah Jane Cervenak, University of North Carolina, Greensboro (NC)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

171. #FTW, #WTF, #Fail, and #OMG: Queering New Media Sociality

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica C (L3)

CHAIR:
Jan Christian Bernabe, Center for Art and Thought (CA)
PANELISTS:
Kimberly Alidio, Independent Scholar
Johanna Almiron, Independent Scholar
Sarah Lozier, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Valerie Soe, San Francisco State University (CA)
Harrod J. Suarez, Oberlin College (OH)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

172. At the Intersection of Ethnography and Hip-Hop: Multiracial Queer Voices Redefining Family

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica D (L3)

CHAIR:
Mignon R. Moore, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
PANELISTS:
Sandra Patton-Imani, Drake University (IA)
Melanie Patton-Imani, Artist
COMMENT:
Mignon R. Moore, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

173. Business Meeting: Digital Humanities Caucus

Westin Bonaventure, Wilshire Suite (L3)

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

173A. Business Meeting of the Task Force for American Studies Programs

Westin Bonaventure, Los Feliz (L1)

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

174. Business Meeting: 2015 Program Committee

Westin Bonaventure, La Brea (L1)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

175. The Pleasure of the Archive

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry A (L1)

CHAIR:
Carrie Hyde, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
PANELISTS:
Rodrigo Lazo, University of California, Irvine (CA)
Brian Connolly, University of South Florida (FL)
Joseph Rezek, Boston University (MA)
Paul Erickson, American Antiquarian Society (MA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

175A. Business Meeting of the War & Peace Studies Caucus

Westin Bonaventure, Wilshire Suite (L3)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

176. Keywords and Field-Formation

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry B (L1)

CHAIR:
Glenn Hendler, Fordham University (NY)
PANELISTS:
William Gleason, Princeton University (NJ)
Lissa Paul, Brock University (CA)
Linda Trinh Vo, University of California, Irvine (CA)
Eric Zinner, New York University (NY)
COMMENT:
Glenn Hendler, Fordham University (NY)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

177. Business Meeting of the Environment and Culture Caucus

Westin Bonaventure, La Cienega (L1)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

178. Caucus: Material Culture: Twenty Years, Twenty Questions to Ask an Object

Westin Bonaventure, Los Cerritos (L1)

CHAIR:
Deborah Andrews, University of Delaware (DE)
PANELISTS:
Sarah Ann Carter, Harvard University (MA)
Estella Chung, Hillwood Museum (DC)
Catherine Whalen, Bard Graduate Center (NY)
Ellen Gruber Garvey, New Jersey City University (NJ)
COMMENT:
Deborah Andrews, University of Delaware (DE)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

179. ASA Program Committee: Food and the Politics of Necessary Pleasure

Westin Bonaventure, Los Feliz (L1)

CHAIR:
Jodi Kim, University of California, Riverside (CA)
PANELISTS:
Neelam Sharma, Community Services Unlimited, U.S.A.
Clare Counihan, Center for Art and Thought, U.S.A.
Johneric Concordia, The Park's Finest (Restaurant)
Mejdulene Shomali, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Sadia Abbas, Rutgers University, Newark (NJ)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

180. The Pleasures of the Harlem Renaissance: The Making of a "Salon" Anthology

Westin Bonaventure, Palos Verdes (L1)

CHAIR:
Cherene Sherrard-Johnson, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI)
PANELISTS:
Carla L. Peterson, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
Rynetta Davis, University of Kentucky (KY)
Andre Carrington, Drexel University (PA)
Maureen Honey, University of Nebraska, Lincoln (NE)
Michele Elam, Stanford University (CA)
Nadia Nurhussein, University of Massachusetts, Boston (MA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

181. ASA International Committee and ASA Women's Committee Talkshop I: Teaching American Studies Transnationally

Westin Bonaventure, San Bernardino (L1)

CHAIRS: Udo Jakob Hebel, University of Regensburg (Germany)
Birgit M. Bauridl, University of Regensburg (Germany)
PANELISTS:
Maha El Said, Cairo University (Egypt)
Nicole Hodges Persley, University of Kansas (KS)
Hsinya Huang, National Sun Yet-san University (Taiwan)
Frank Mehring, Radboud University (Netherlands)
Scott Morgensen, Queen's University (Canada)
John Carlos Rowe, University of Southern California (CA)
Eric Sandeen, University of Wyoming (WY)
COMMENT:
Alfred Hornung, University of Mainz (Germany)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

182. Caucus: Academic and Community Activism: Incarceration and Resistance: Pleasure and Pain in the Global Prison Complex

Westin Bonaventure, San Fernando (L1)

CHAIR:
David Lloyd, University of California, Riverside (CA)
PAPERS:
Martha D. Escobar, California State University, Northridge (CA)
Transnational Excretion of Carceral Pain: Consequences of (Im)migrant Criminalization and Deportation, and Some (Im)migrants' Responses
Sahar Francis, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association (Palestine)
Palestinian Prisoners: Resisting the Israeli Legal System's Policy of Community Fragmentation
Patricia Penn Hilden, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Resisting Incarceration: Pelican Bay Hunger Strikes, 2011, 2013
Nasser Hussain, Amherst College (MA)
Gaza: The Concentration Camp, the Prison, the State of Siege
COMMENT:
Denise Ferreira da Silva, Queen Mary, University of London (England)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

183. Charting Central American (In)Visibility in Los Angeles

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel A (L1)

CHAIR:
Leisy Abrego, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
PAPERS:
Ester Trujillo, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
Challenging the Erasure of Latina/o Heterogeneity: Negotiating Salvadoran Invisibility in Southern California Universities
Giuliani J. Alvarenga, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Centromaricon: Queer Diasporic Central American Literature
Juan Carlos Herrera, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Disciplining Space: Racism and the Regulation of Undocumented Latino Labor

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

184. ASA Program Committee: Scholars Under Attack

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel B (L1)

CHAIR:
Robin D. G. Kelley, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
PANELISTS:
Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi, San Francisco State University (CA)
Desireé Rowe, University of South Carolina, Upstate (SC)
Sandra K. Soto, University of Arizona (AZ)
Ardis Cameron, University of Southern Maine (ME)
Steven Salaita, Independent Scholar

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

185. I Need A Hero: Latina/o Biography for a Twenty-first-Century Audience

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel C (L1)

CHAIR:
Matt Garcia, Arizona State University (AZ)
PANELISTS:
David Gutierrez, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Vicki Ruiz, University of California, Irvine (CA)
Laurie Coyle, Artist
Lorena Oropeza, University of California, Davis (CA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

186. Writing Black-Latino Histories: Marking Racial Boundaries and Overlaps, A Roundtable Discussion

Westin Bonaventure, San Pedro (L1)

CHAIR:
Mark Sawyer, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
PANELISTS:
Lisa Ramos, Texas A&M University, College Station (TX)
Gordon Mantler, George Washington University (DC)
Mérida Rúa, Williams College (MA)
COMMENT:
Sonia Song-Ha Lee, Washington University in St. Louis (MO)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

187. Twelve Years a Slave: Sounds and Spectacles of Slavery

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Anita A (L1)

CHAIR:
Yogita Goyal, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
PAPERS:
Paul Fess, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
"The most excruciating noise": Power Structures of Music in Solomon Northup's Twelve Years a Slave
Nazera Sadiq Wright, University of Kentucky (KY)
Patsy's Dolls: Black Girlhood in Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave
Samantha Simon, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
Pleasure in Pain: The Spectacle of Violence and the Liberal Audience
Amy Tahani-Madain, Occidental College (CA)
Disrupting the Law of the Father: Black Fatherhood in Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave
COMMENT:
Yogita Goyal, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

188. Fun Was Not Had By All: The Still Hidden Injuries of Class

Westin Bonaventure, San Anita B (L1)

CHAIR:
Stephen Hartman, Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California (CA)
PAPERS:
Christine Maksimowicz, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
Intimate Injuries
Lori Merish, Georgetown University (DC)
Reading Class Shame
Lynne Layton, Harvard University (MA)
Classed Subjectivities, Class Relations and Neoliberal Disavowals
COMMENT:
Stephen Hartman, Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California (CA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

189. Political Imaginings of Palestine Beyond the Here and Now

Westin Bonaventure, San Anita C (L1)

CHAIR:
Keith Feldman, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
PAPERS:
Ronak K. Kapadia, University of Illinois, Chicago (IL)
Palestine in the Sky: Settler Security States through the Astro-Futuristic Fantasies of Larissa Sansour
Jennifer Kelly, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Blueprinting Post-Return: Tourism, Pedagogy, and the Work of Imagination in Palestine
Lisa Bhungalia, Syracuse University (NY)
Towards the Morning After Revolution: Architecture, Aid, and the Possible in Palestine
Sophia Azeb, University of Southern California (CA)
Comic Colonialism: X-Men and the Superhero Perils of Zionism
COMMENT:
Keith Feldman, University of California, Berkeley (CA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

190. Everyday People: Re-thinking Desire and Drug User Agency

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara A (L1)

CHAIR:
Hans Bak, Radboud University Nijmegen (Netherlands)
PANELISTS:
Ingrid Walker, University of Washington, Tacoma (WA)
Robert Stephens, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VA)
Victor Silverman, Pomona College (CA)
COMMENT:
Hans Bak, Radboud University Nijmegen (Netherlands)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

191. Speculative Peripheries: Materialisms, Affect, and Objects in the Transnational

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara B (L1)

CHAIR:
Megan Asaka, University of California, Riverside (CA)
PAPERS:
Zakiyyah Iman Jackson, George Mason University (VA)
Dis/possessing a Life
Neetu Khanna, University of Southern California (CA)
Obscene Textures: The Visceral Poetics of Rashid Jahan and Ismat Chughtai
Christina León, Emory University (GA)
Returning to the Source: The Matter of Origins in Ana Mendieta's Caves
Ivan Ramos, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Melting Modernities: Sound, Ice, and Mexican Materialisms
Hentyle Yapp, Pomona College (CA)
Fabulating Telos and the Politics of Pure Means: Ai Weiwei's Fairytale at Documenta 12

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

192. Teaching Los Angeles: Innovative Strategies, Possible Pitfalls

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara C (L1)

CHAIR:
William Deverell, University of Southern California (CA)
PANELISTS:
Michelle Chihara, Whittier College (CA)
Craig Dietrich, University of Southern California (CA)
Alex Tarr, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
David Kim, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Anne Cong-Huyen, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

193. ASA Program Committee: Film Screening and Discussion: Without Guarantees: Remembering Stuart Hall: The Stuart Hall Project

Westin Bonaventure, Avalon (L3)

CHAIR:
Grant Farred, Cornell University (NY)
COMMENT:
Miranda Joseph, University of Arizona (AZ)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

194. Migrating the Black Body in Pleasure and Pain?: The African Diaspora and Visual Culture

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica A (L3)

CHAIR:
Heike Raphael-Hernandez, University of Maryland, University College (MD)
PAPERS:
Darieck Scott, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
The Not-Yet Justice League: Fantasy, Redress and Transatlantic Black History on the Comic Book Page
Cheryl Finley, Cornell University (NY)
Art Super Stars Gallivanting Globally
Erica James, Yale University (CT)
Every Nigger Is a Star (1974; 1976; 1991; 1995)—mdash;Except in Jamaica

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

195. This Bridge We Call Cyberspace: The Radical Potential of Digital Scholarship

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica B (L3)

CHAIR:
Miriam Bartha, University of Washington, Bothell (WA)
PANELISTS:
Maria Seiferle-Valencia, Independent Scholar
Maria Eugenia Cotera, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Lisa Justine Hernandez, St. Edward's University (TX)
Linda Garcia Merchant, Voces Primeras
Kara Keeling, University of Southern California (CA)
Martha Gonzalez, Claremont McKenna College (CA)
Monica de la Torre, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
Michelle Habell-Pallan, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
COMMENT:
Miriam Bartha, University of Washington, Bothell (WA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

196. Indigenous Los Angeles: Place Making Through Story Mapping

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica C (L3)

CHAIR:
Maylei Blackwell, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
PANELISTS:
Maylei Blackwell, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Floridalma Boj Lopez, University of Southern California (CA)
Wendy Teeter, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Desirée Martinez, Independent Scholar

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

197. Digital Deaths and Disenfranchisements: Reading Pleasure, Pain, and Politics in Video Games

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica D (L3)

CHAIR:
Lisa Nakamura, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
PAPERS:
Bonnie Ruberg, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
It Feels Good to Lose: Playing Video Games Masochistically
Amanda Phillips, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
Techropolitics: Tropes of Death and Dying in Video Games Amanda Phillips, University of California, Santa Barbara
Jordan Youngblood, University of Florida (FL)
"Scattered Amongst the Possibility Space": Bioshock Infinite and the Privileged Player of Pain
Steven Pokornowski, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
(Un)Healthy Competition: Video Games and the Mediation of Neoliberal Structures of Feeling
COMMENT:
Lisa Nakamura, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

198. ASA International Committee Talkshop II: Promoting New Dialectics of Pleasure and Pain in the Americas

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry A (L1)

CHAIR:
Robert McKee Irwin, University of California, Davis (CA)
PANELISTS:
Rosalía Winocur, Metropolitan Autonomous University (Mexico)
Tara McPherson, University of Southern California (CA)
Saurabh Dube, The College of Mexico (Mexico)
Vicente Miguel Diaz, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

199. Caucus: Environment and Culture: Keywords for Environmental Studies: From Ecotourism to Ecoterrorism

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry B (L1)

CHAIR:
Joni Adamson, Arizona State University (AZ)
PANELISTS:
Robert Melchior Figueroa, Oregon State University (OR)
Stephanie LeMenager, University of Oregon (OR)
Teresa Shewry, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
Giovanna Di Chiro, Swarthmore College (PA)
David N. Pellow, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

200. Business Meeting: Critical Prison Studies Caucus

Westin Bonaventure, La Cienega (L1)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

201. Archival Time Machine: Queer Cultural Production and Ephemeral Worlding

Westin Bonaventure, Los Cerritos (L1)

CHAIR:
Jenna Brager, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)
PANELISTS:
dee wndsm, California Institute of the Arts (CA)
Elle Pérez, Yale University (CT)
Melissa Susan Rogers, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
COMMENT:
Jenna Brager, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

202. The Fun and the Fury . . . of Teaching the Introduction to American Studies Class

Westin Bonaventure, Los Feliz (L1)

CHAIR:
Julie Sze, University of California, Davis (CA)
PANELISTS:
Grace Wang, University of California, Davis (CA)
Michael Cohen, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Wendy Kozol, Oberlin College (OH)
Cynthia Wu, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

203. The Embodied and Emotional Life of Migrant Organizing

Westin Bonaventure, Palos Verdes (L1)

CHAIR:
George Sanchez, University of Southern California (CA)
PAPERS:
Rachel Buff, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (WI)
Performances of Migrant Identity, Affinity and/or Solidarity in Cold War Los Angeles
Nadia Y. Kim, Loyola Marymount University (CA)
"My Community Lives in my Body": Latina Activists, the Embodied Community, and Communal Care
Monisha Das Gupta, University of Hawai'i, Manoa (HI)
It's a Riot!: May Day in MacArthur Park and Other Turbulent Tales
David Seitz, University of Torornto (Canada)
"'Fake' refugees? So What?": Queer Affinities in LGBT Refugee Organizing
COMMENT:
George Sanchez, University of Southern California (CA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

204. ASA Program Committee: Kill this Keyword?

Westin Bonaventure, San Bernardino (L1)

CHAIR:
Kandice Chuh, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
PANELISTS:
Jennifer Doyle, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Roderick Ferguson, University of Illinois, Chicago (IL)
Laura Hyun Yi Kang, University of California, Irvine (CA)
María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo, New York University (NY)
Karen Tongson, University of Southern California (CA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

205. A Turn to Flesh: Decolonial Pleasure as a Politics of Possibility

Westin Bonaventure, San Fernando (L1)

CHAIR:
Maria Lugones, State University of New York, Binghamton (NY)
PAPERS:
Natalie Marie Léger, City University of New York, Queens College (NY)
Love and the Art of Seduction: Decoloniality in Soledad and In Another Place, Not Here
Kavita Singh, University of Toronto (Canada)
Gendering Sensual Post/Coloniality in the French Antilles: Monchoachi and Maryse Condé
Armando García, University of Pittsburgh (PA)
The Eros of Conquest: Indigenous Performances of Race and Freedom
Natasha Bissonauth, Cornell University (NY)
Sunil Gupta's SunCity: Decolonial Encounters in the Bathhouse
COMMENT:
Maria Lugones, State University of New York, Binghamton (NY)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

206. Bittersweet: Remaking the Exhibit "American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music" for the Smithsonian Institution

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel A (L1)

CHAIR:
Juan Flores, New York University (NY)
PANELISTS:
Marisol Berrios Miranda, Independent Scholar
Shannon Dudley, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
Njoroge Njoroge, University of Hawai'i, Manoa (HI)
Victor Hugo Viesca, California State University, Los Angeles (CA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

207. Interdisciplinary Americas: Hemispheric Approaches to Latin America and American Studies

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel B (L1)

CHAIR:
Camilo Trumper, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)
PAPERS:
Ruth Hill, Vanderbilt University (TN)
A Hemispheric South? Domingo F. Sarmiento on Civil War and Reconstruction
Eileen Findlay, American University (DC)
Trans-American Collisions: Fatherhood, Domesticity, and How Latin American Migrants Reshaped the Rural U.S. Midwest
Ana Elizabeth Rosas, University of California, Irvine (CA)
The Reconfiguration of the U.S.-Mexico Border: Confronting the Mid-Twentieth-Century Mexican Immigrant Family Experience
Heidi Tinsman, University of California, Irvine (CA)
Buying into the Regime: Grapes and Consumption in Cold War Chile and the United States
COMMENT:
Camilo Trumper, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

208. Funny Feelings: A Roundtable Discussion with Queer Xicana-Indígena Artist Adelina Anthony

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel C (L1)

CHAIR:
Sonia Saldívar-Hull, University of Texas, San Antonio (TX)
PANELISTS:
Yvonne Yarbro-Bejarano, Stanford University (CA)
Tiffany Ana López, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Melissa Hidalgo, Pitzer College (CA)
Sonia Ivette Valencia, University of Texas, San Antonio (TX)
Adelina Anthony, Artist
COMMENT:
Sonia Saldívar-Hull, University of Texas, San Antonio (TX)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

209. The Politics of Feeling: Social and Affective Dimensions of Education, Political Movements, and State Violence

Westin Bonaventure, San Pedro (L1)

CHAIR:
Jennifer Casolo, Rafael Landívar University (Guatemala)
PAPERS:
Wendy Cheng, Arizona State University (AZ)
Softball, Potlucks, and Revolution: Student Associations and Radical Politics in Taiwanese/America
Araceli Esparza, California State University, Long Beach (CA)
Reading Beyond the Shock: Teaching Literature Focused on Violence
Claudia Sofía Garriga López, New York University (NY)
Feeling Transfeminism: Activist Affects
COMMENT:
Jennifer Casolo, Rafael Landívar University (Guatemala)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

210. Bodies in the Streets: Collective Memory and the Art of Protest

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Anita A (L1)

CHAIR:
Shannon Brennan, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
PAPERS:
Victoria Fortuna, Oberlin College (OH)
"We Have a Right to Rights": Dance, Neoliberalism, and Memory in Motion
Janet Fiskio, Oberlin College (OH)
Do You Know What it Means? Mourning After Katrina
Michelle Martin-Baron, Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)
Time, Movement, Protest: Ashes Action and Queer Ghosting
COMMENT:
Shannon Brennan, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

211. Before the Dawn: Pleasure, Cultural Memory, and Rebellion

Westin Bonaventure, San Anita B (L1)

CHAIR:
Zachary Lechner, North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NC)
PAPERS:
Peter Reed, University of Mississippi (MS)
The Pleasures and Horrors of Revolutionary Haiti
Eric Larson, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth (MA)
Slow Violence and Policing Pleasures: Neoliberal Intimacy and Indigenous Autonomy in Post-NAFTA Southern Mexico
Rosie Uyola, Rutgers University, Newark (NJ)
Before the Dawn: Libretto of Rebellion in Newark, NJ
Bryce Henson, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Pleasure and Pain: Global Hybridization of Black Cultural Politics
Joshua Kondwani Wright, University of Maryland, Eastern Shore (MD)
Joie de vivre: Finding Life After the Levees Broke
Terumi Rafferty-Osaki, American University (DC)
Sporting Resistance at Tule Lake Internment Camp 1942–1946

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

212. The Politics of the "Pleasures" of Humanitarianism

Westin Bonaventure, San Anita C (L1)

CHAIR:
Fiona Ngo, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
PAPERS:
Soo Ah Kwon, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Spreading the Goods of Volunteerism
Gada Mahrouse, Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concordia University (Canada)
Competing to Care: The Commodification of Emotion in Humanitarianism
Mimi Thi Nguyen, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
"Pornography" at the Limits of Feeling Human

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

213. Humanities Labor in the Neoliberal University: Luxury, Crisis, and Changing Conceptions of Work

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara A (L1)

CHAIR:
Grace Kyungwon Hong, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
PAPERS:
Adam Hefty, University of California, Irvine (CA)
Pleasure and Dissociation in Hospital and University Labor
Amy K. Lee, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
On the Pleasures and Labor of Description: Towards an Image of Chinese Globalism
Preeti Sharma, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Henna Artists Who Eat, Pray, Love: Affective Labor, Intimacy and Service Work
COMMENT:
Grace Kyungwon Hong, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

214. Pleasures and Frictions from the Queer Middles

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara B (L1)

CHAIR:
Chantal Nadeau, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
PANELISTS:
Siobhan Somerville, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Bill Johnson-Gonzalez, DePaul University (IL)
Kevin P. Murphy, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Bethany Schneider, Bryn Mawr College (PA)
Jennifer Brier, University of Illinois, Chicago (IL)
Chantal Nadeau, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

215. Indigenous and Critical Settler Geographies of Decolonial Pleasures and Futures

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara C (L1)

CHAIR:
Myla Vicenti Carpio, Arizona State University (AZ)
PAPERS:
Candace Fujikane, University of Hawai'i, Manoa (HI)
The Visual Pleasures of the Map: Fantasmatic Colonial and Decolonial Cartographies
Jacqueline Lasky, University of Hawai'i, Manoa (HI)
De-occupy Hawai'i: The Radical Politics of Farming, from Taro to Anti-GMO
Iokepa Casumbal-Salazar, University of Hawai'i, Manoa (HI)
Stargazing and the Colonial Violence of Telescopic Looking: Astronomy on Mauna Kea, Hawai'i
ku'ualoha ho'omanawanui, University of Hawai'i, Manoa (HI)
Beyond Blue Hawai'i-an Memories: Reclaiming Sacred Lands from Settler Tourism—mdash;The Case of Wailua, Kaua'i
COMMENT:
Myla Vicenti Carpio, Arizona State University (AZ)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

216. Transnational Bodies in Pain and Pleasure

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica A (L3)

CHAIR:
Sara Johnson, University of California, San Diego (CA)
PAPERS:
Dixa Ramirez, Yale University (CT)
"Gozamos, sufrimos, amamos": Charting the Reading Practices and Politics of Late Nineteenth-Century Dominican Exiles
Chase Smith, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Don who? Don Ho: Hawai'ian Pop Culture and U.S. Modernity
Lisa Ze Winters, Wayne State University (MI)
Free Women of Color, Voodoo, and Enacting Diaspora in Antebellum New Orleans

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

217. We're Listening: Surveillance Technologies and Non-Private Publics

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica B (L3)

CHAIR:
Gus Stadler, Haverford College in Pennsylvania (PA)
PAPERS:
Andrew Hamsher, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Controlling Fantasyland: Surveilance and Freedom in Transmedia Storyworlds
Jason Farman, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
Creative Misuse as Resistance: Surveillance, Mobile Technologies, and Locative Games
Brian Hochman, Georgetown University (DC)
Eavesdrop Nation: The Rise of the 'Private Ear' Wiretap, 1959–1974
Stephen Knadler, Spelman College (GA)
Kerry's OMG Washington: Re-Scandalizing Racial Surveillance in the Obama Era
COMMENT:
Gus Stadler, Haverford College in Pennsylvania (PA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

218. Critical Play, Digital Games

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica C (L3)

CHAIR:
Takeo Rivera, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
PAPERS:
Kiri Miller, Brown University (RI)
Dance Like the Xbox is Watching
Matthew Wilhelm Kapell, Woodland Community College (CA)
Digital Games and Americanized History: Mythistory and Playing with the Past
Shan Mu Zhao, University of Southern California (CA)Playing (Against)
American Exceptionalism: BioShock Infinite, Video Game Playthroughs, and Critical Play
COMMENT:
Takeo Rivera, University of California, Berkeley (CA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

219. Is Porn Still Fun?

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica D (L3)

CHAIR:
Jane Ward, University of California, Riverside (CA)
PANELISTS:
Keith Harris, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Constance Penley, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
Jiz Lee, Artist

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

220. Reception: [Un]Framing the Bad Woman: Sor Juana, Malinche, Coyolxauhqui, and Other Rebels With a Cause by Alicia Gaspar de Alba

Westin Bonaventure, Palos Verdes Foyer (L1)

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

221. University of Southern California Reception

Westin Bonaventure, San Diego Foyer (L2)

5:30 pm – 6:45 pm

222. Reception: Visual Culture and Material Culture Caucuses

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry Foyer (L1)

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

223. Reception: MAASA + Women, Gender, and Families of Color Journal + American Studies Journal

Westin Bonaventure, Catalina Ballroom Foyer (L3)

5:45 pm – 7:00 pm

223A. Reception Cash Bar: Dartmouth Futures of American Studies

San Jose Foyer

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

224. ASA Awards Ceremony

Westin Bonaventure, California Ballroom Foyer (L2)

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

225. ASA President's Address

Westin Bonaventure, Sacramento (L2)

9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

226. Reception: ASA President's Reception

Westin Bonaventure, Hollywood Ballroom (L3)

10:00 pm – 1:00 am

227. ASA Site Resources Committee: Fun and Fury with the Empty Orchestra: Karaoke, Protest, and Pleasure (Off-site)

Human Resources Los Angeles
Chinatown: 410 Cottage Home Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

CHAIR:
Karen Tongson, University of Southern California (CA)
PANELISTS:
Valerie Tevere, Artist
Angel Nevarez, Artist
Lynne Chan, Artist
Amy Von Harrington, Artist

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