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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2014

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8:00 am – 9:45 am

002. ASA Women's Committee and Digital Humanities Caucus: Feminist Making I: Building Critical Contexts

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry A (L1)

CHAIR:
Lauren Klein, Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
PANELISTS:
Susan Garfinkel, Library of Congress (DC)
Elizabeth Losh, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Micha Cárdenas, University of Southern California (CA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

003. Popular Posthumanism and the Youthful Undead

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry B (L1)

CHAIR:
Andrea Fontenot, California Institute of the Arts (CA)
PAPERS:
Michelle Cho, McGill University (Canada)
"New Breed": Kpop's Asian-Americans
Stephen Hong Sohn, Stanford University (CA)
Asian American Writers, Allegorical Reading, and the Rise of Young Adult Paranormal Urban Fantasy Romance Fictions
Gina Valentino, University of Rhode Island (RI)
"Do I Look Like I Give a Damn?": James Bond, Sincerity, and the New Masculinity

8:00 am – 3:00 pm

004. Business Meeting: National Council

Westin Bonaventure, La Brea (L1)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

005. Religiosity and Altered States

Westin Bonaventure, Los Feliz (L1)

CHAIR:
Julius H. Bailey, University of Redlands (CA)
PAPERS:
Michelle M. Jacob, University of San Diego (CA)
The Ecstasy of Saint Kateri: Native Feminism in the Catholic Church
Emily Jane Macgillivray, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
I Do Not Know Any Such Person: Great Lakes Indigeneity, Gender, and Intensified Settler Colonialism
Richard Cullen Rath, University of Hawai'i, Manoa (HI)
Dangerous Fun in Puritan New England: Mary Ross and the Singing Quakers
COMMENT:
Julius H. Bailey, University of Redlands (CA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

006. Riots, Radios, and the Historical Record: Mass Media and Crisis in Twentieth American Literature and Art

Westin Bonaventure, San Bernardino (L1)

CHAIR:
Sangeeta Ray, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
PAPERS:
Hadji Bakara, University of Chicago (IL)
Guernica on the Radio: Anti-Fascism, Mass Media, and the Emergence of Human Rights Activism
Carmen Merport, University of Chicago (IL)
Reading Color: Looking Through Language in Warhol
Alexander Eisenthal, University of Pennsylvania (PA)
Violent Records and Narrative Time in the Noir of Kenneth Fearing
COMMENT:
Sangeeta Ray, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

007. Performing Radical Politics in the Postwar United States

Westin Bonaventure, San Fernando (L1)

CHAIR:
Stefano Harney, Singapore Management University (Singapore)
PAPERS:
Stephen Duncan, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
The Art of Anarchism: Postwar Cultural Politics in San Francisco's Libertarian Circle
Christina Larocco, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
"Participatory Drama": The New Left, the Vietnam War, and the Emergence of Performance Studies
Orion Teal, Duke University (NC)
Staging Dissent: Children's Performances of Radical Identities in Cold War New York
COMMENT:
Stefano Harney, Singapore Management University (Singapore)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

008. The Dangers in Delight: The Creative Context of El Partido Liberal Mexicano

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel A (L1)

CHAIR:
Barbara Reyes, University of New Mexico (NM)
PAPERS:
Irene Vasquez, University of New Mexico (NM)
Arts, Conviviality and Politics: Women as Creative Producers in El Partido Liberal Mexicano
Moises Santos, University of New Mexico (NM)
Creative and Emancipatory Education: Arts-based Practices and Influences of the Partido Liberal Mexicano's Educational Program
COMMENT:
Barbara Reyes, University of New Mexico (NM)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

009. Selfie Nation

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel B (L1)

CHAIR:
Sarah E. Blackwood, Pace University (NY)
PAPERS:
Shawn Michelle Smith, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (IL)
On Rashid Johnson's "Self Portrait with My Hair Parted Like Frederick Douglass"
Kriston Capps, Architect Magazine (DC)
The Selfie Goes to the Museum
Marcy Dinius, DePaul University (IL)
The Long History of Selfies
Jasmine Cobb, Northwestern University (IL)
New Media and the Racial "Authentic": Natural Hair on the Web
Rob Horning, Executive Editor, The New InquirySelfies are Not Self Expression

8:00 am – 9:45 am

010. Caucus: Childhood and Youth Studies: "He'd better play, or I'll work him": Race, Class and the Pathologizing of Childhood Fun

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel C (L1)

CHAIR:
Anna Mae Duane, University of Connecticut (CT)
PAPERS:
Erica Meiners, Northeastern Illinois University (IL)
After the Pipeline: Trouble with the Child in the Carceral State
Lucia Hodgson, Texas A&M University, College Station (TX)
Life Narratives of African American Youth in Antebellum Slavery and in Today's Criminal Justice System
COMMENT:
Anna Mae Duane, University of Connecticut (CT)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

011. Ambivalent Activisms: Pleasure and the Politics of Racial Representation

Westin Bonaventure, San Pedro (L1)

CHAIR:
Maurice O. Wallace, Duke University (NC)
PAPERS:
Soyica Colbert, Georgetown University (DC)
Paul Robeson: Celebrity or Race Man?
Aida Levy-Hussen, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI)
Chains: Masochism and the Contemporary Narrative of Slavery
Robert J. Patterson, Georgetown University (DC)
No More Sheets: The Politics of Juanita Bynum's Pulpit
COMMENT:
Maurice O. Wallace, Duke University (NC)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

012. Accessing Material Bodies

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara A (L1)

CHAIR:
Peyton Meigs Joyce, George Washington University (DC)
PAPERS:
Tanja Aho, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)
Protest 2.0? Materialist Disability Studies, Racialized Capitalism, Space, and Affect in Protest Movements
Jennifer Rhee, Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)
Full of Feelings: Cybernetic Art and Cybernetic Warfare
Maria Faini, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
The Nostalgia of Combat Paper
Angela M Smith, University of Utah (UT)
Errant Bodies: Digitally-Imaged Amputation in American Cinema
COMMENT:
Peyton Meigs Joyce, George Washington University (DC)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

013. Blackness, Flesh, and the Outside of Fun; Or, Regarding the Fun in Fungibility

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara B (L1)

CHAIR:
Nick Mitchell, University of California, Riverside (CA)
PAPERS:
Sampada Aranke, San Francisco Art Institute (CA)
Enfleshed Print: Black Contact, Contract, and Surface
Rizvana Bradley, Emory University (GA)
Trying the Tongue: Adrian Piper and the Fleshy Limits of Performance
Nijah Cunningham, Columbia University (NY)
Black After the City: Fun, Fungibility, and the Urban's Exhaustion
Nikolas Oscar Sparks, Duke University (NC)
The Mark of Genre: Blackness, Flesh, and 12 Years a Slave
COMMENT:
Nick Mitchell, University of California, Riverside (CA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

014. Wild and Not Free: The State, Capital and Nature

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara C (L1)

CHAIR:
Noël Sturgeon, York University (Canada)
PAPERS:
Susanne Leikam, University of Regensburg, Germany
The Dialectics of Pleasure and Pain in Portraits of America's Endangered Species
Zach Schwartz-Weinstein, New York University (NY)
Birdwatching, Ecotourism, and Settler Colonialism: The State, Capital, and Nature in the Hula Valley Bird Festival
Emily Waples, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
"The joy and plenty of wild existence": Ohiyesa's Boy Scouts and the "School of Savagery"
Hannah Manshel, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Fugitive Joy: Imagining Utopia from the Edge
COMMENT:
Noël Sturgeon, York University (Canada)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

015. Fun, Fury, and American Visual Culture: A Session in Celebration of Patricia Hills

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica A (L3)

CHAIR:
David Brody, Parsons School of Design (NY)
PAPERS:
William Moore, Boston University (MA)
Freedom, Fury and Citizenship: David Bowser's Flags for Pennsylvania's African American Civil War Regiments
Patricia Johnston, College of the Holy Cross (MA)
A Life and Art of Social Concern
Gwendolyn Dubois Shaw, University of Pennsylvania (PA)
Patricia Hills' Social Conscience
COMMENT:
Patricia Hills, Boston University (MA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

016. Blackness and the Ecstatic

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica B (L3)

CHAIR:
Daylanne English, Macalester College (MN)
PANELISTS:
Arlene Keizer, University of California, Irvine (CA)
Daylanne English, Macalester College (MN)
Jade Huell, Northwestern University (IL)
Michelle Wright, Northwestern University (IL)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

017. Stoners, Cowboys, Buddies: The Neoliberal Regulation of Cinematic Asians

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica C (L3)

CHAIR:
Ray F. Kibler III, Independent Scholar
PAPERS:
Kita Douglas, Duke University (NC)
Taking Up the Slack: Considering the (non)Generational Genealogy of the Slacker
Beenash Jafri, York University (Canada)
No Pakistani Cowboys: Settler Colonialism, Success and Failure in South Asian Diasporic Film
Ashvin R. Kini, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Transnational U.S. Exceptionalisms: Neoliberal Bollywood
Juliana Chang, Santa Clara University (CA)
Masochistic Masculinities and Cross-racial Traumatic Pleasures in Rush Hour

8:00 am – 9:45 am

018. Playing the Field: Sports, Culture and Racially Gendered Bodies

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica D (L3)

CHAIR:
Laura Lomas, Rutgers University, Newark (NJ)
PAPERS:
Ben Chappell, University of Kansas (KS)
Ballplayers in Barrio Life: Neighborhood Recreation and Community Building in Mexican America
Liz Hutter, Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
At Play in the Ocean: Swimming and Diving in Nineteenth-Century American Maritime Culture
Tracy Michelle Zuniga, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Mama Said Knock You Out: Power and Play in Delilah Montoya's "Women Boxers: The New Warriors"
COMMENT:
Laura Lomas, Rutgers University, Newark (NJ)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

019. Labor Under Contract: Culture, Resistance, and State-Managed Migration in the Twentieth Century

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry A (L1)

CHAIR:
Rick Baldoz, Oberlin College (OH)
PAPERS:
JoAnna Poblete, University of Wyoming (WY)
Clash of Empire: Conflicting Labor Recruitment Desires and Policies within U.S. Colonial Governance
Fredy Gonzalez, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
Chinese Braceros? Chinese Mexican Workers in the United States During the Second World War
Julie Weise, University of Oregon (OR)
Bracero Worlds, Braceros in the World
COMMENT:
Rick Baldoz, Oberlin College (OH)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

020. A Sheer Romance: Cultural Representations of Black Women's Sexuality, Pleasure, Power, and Rebellion

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry B (L1)

CHAIR:
Theri Pickens, Bates College (ME)
PAPERS:
Jennifer DeClue, University of Southern California (CA)
The Furious Pleasure of Watching: Scandal
Laurie Lambert, University of California, Davis (CA)
Leaving the House of Bondage: Dionne Brand's Feminist Troubling of the Black Radical Tradition
Deborah Al-Najjar, University of Southern California (CA)
Sam Greenlee's Baghdad Blues: The Sexual Humiliation of U.S. Empire
Raquel Deborah Kennon, California State University, Northridge (CA)
Just Set It Down in Print: Exploring Toni Cade Bambara's The Black Woman: An Anthology and Love Poems of the Black Arts Movement
COMMENT:
Theri Pickens, Bates College (ME)

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

021. Business Meeting: Early American Matters Caucus

Westin Bonaventure, Los Cerritos (L1)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

022. Caucus: Food Culture Studies: Part I: Reimagining Agriculture and Accessibility Within and Against L.A.'s Cityscape

Westin Bonaventure, Los Feliz (L1)

CHAIR:
Christopher Farrish, California State University, Fullerton (CA)
PANELISTS:
David Burns, Artist
Austin Young, Artist
Analena Hope, University of Southern California (CA)
Rick Nahmias, Artist
Lee Schube, Independent Scholar
Alex Nataren, Independent Scholar
Natale Zappia, Whittier College (CA)
Elizabeth Brennan, Master Food Preserver, Los Angeles County

10:00 am – 11:45 am

023. Affect and Appeal: Political Fury in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic-Americas

Westin Bonaventure, Palos Verdes (L1)

CHAIR:
Javier Jimenez, Marietta College (OH)
PAPERS:
Munia Bhaumik, Emory University (GA)
Statelessness as a Structure of Feeling: María Ruiz de Burton and José Martí on the Right to the City
Nihad Farooq, Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
Networked Resistance: Political Fury in the Atlantic World 1791–1832
Dawn Peterson, Emory University (GA)
Race, Reproduction, and Removal: U.S. Imperialism and Southeast Indian Resistance in the Early Antebellum Era
Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor, Smith College (MA)
Fighting Cruel Prejudice: African American Activism and Public Transportation in the Antebellum United States

10:00 am – 11:45 am

024. The Unsettling Modernity of Reactionary Nineteenth-Century Social Movements

Westin Bonaventure, San Bernardino (L1)

CHAIR:
John Nerone, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
PAPERS:
April Haynes, University of Oregon (OR)
Making a Science of Sex
Elaine Frantz Parsons, Duquesne University (PA)
The Novelty of the Reconstruction-Era Ku-Klux Klan
Gretchen Soderlund, University of Oregon (OR)
WCTU Organizers and the Formalization of Public Relations in the 1890s
COMMENT:
John Nerone, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

025. Playing with Rules: Having Fun and Keeping Order in Mid-Century Racial Liberalism

Westin Bonaventure, San Fernando (L1)

CHAIR:
David W. Stowe, Michigan State University (MI)
PAPERS:
Fumiko Sakashita, Ritsumeikan University (Japan)
Raising Race Leaders: African American Youths and Anti-Lynching Protests in the 1930s
Masumi Izumi, Doshisha University (Japan)
As American as Apple Pie: Fun and Fury in Japanese American Camp Schools during WWII
Yusuke Torii, Setsunan University (Japan)
S. I. Hayakawa's Jazz Credentials and Racial Liberalism in Mid-Century America
Masayoshi Yamada, Doshisha University (Japan)
Jazz, Fans, and the Pleasure of Listening during Turbulent Times
COMMENT:
David W. Stowe, Michigan State University (MI)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

026. Vietnam Re-Viewed: The Visual Culture of the American War

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel A (L1)

CHAIR:
Viet Le, California College of the Arts (CA)
PAPERS:
Lan Duong, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Affective Landscapes and the Wartime Films of North and South Vietnam
Thy Phu, University of Western Ontario (Canada)
Warring Visions: The Unseen Legacy of Vietnam in Flames
Viet Thanh Nguyen, University of Southern California (CA)
The Industry of Memory: Art and the American War in Viet Nam
Erin Khue Ninh, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
For Looks: War Footage in Vietnamese Culture Night Productions
COMMENT:
Viet Le, California College of the Arts (CA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

027. ASA Ethnic Studies Committee: Against the Bromance of Cross-Racial Community: Mapping Queer and Feminist Afro-Asian Alliances

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel B (L1)

CHAIR:
Nitasha Sharma, Northwestern University (IL)
PAPERS:
Anantha Sudhakar, San Francisco State University (CA)
Beyond Brotherhood: Cross-Racial Intimacies Outside the Archive
Tamara Bhalla, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (MD)
Reading the Limits of Afro-Asian Solidarity in W. E. B. Du Bois's Dark Princess
Vanita Reddy, Indiana University–Bloomington (IN)
Proximate Histories: Shailja Patel's Afro-Asian Queer Feminist Poetics
Maya Winfrey, New York University (NY)
The Black Body in the Photographs of Nikki S. Lee and Paul Pfeiffer: A Feminist Aesthetic Positioning
Kareem Khubchandani, Northwestern University (IL)
Vogue in Bangalore: Desiring Blackness in a Globalized India

10:00 am – 11:45 am

028. After the Rain: Vanguardist Jazz in the Seventies (in memory of Amiri Baraka)

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel C (L1)

CHAIR:
Ronald Radano, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI)
PAPERS:
Paul A. Anderson, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
"Thunder Blossoms Gorgeously": Abstracting the Pastoral in Marion Brown's Georgia Trilogy
Robert Maclean, The College of Wooster (OH)
Ensemble After Eventuality: Neoliberalism and the Duo Form
Brent Hayes Edwards, Columbia University (NY)
Notes Toward a "Loft" History of Jazz
COMMENT:
Ronald Radano, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

029. Being and Blackness

Westin Bonaventure, San Pedro (L1)

CHAIR:
SA Smythe, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)
PAPERS:
Calvin Warren, George Washington University (DC)Black Metaphysics: Fred Moten's Phenomenology of (Black)
Spirit
Diego Millan, Tufts University (MA)
Laughter and Revolution in the Work of Frantz Fanon
Justin Leroy, Harvard University (MA)
Black Palestine, Indigenous Palestine: On the Logics of Antiblackness and Settler Colonialism
Carmen Laura Phillips, New York University (NY)
Dreaming in Black: The Political Aesthetics of the Puerto Rican Young Lords Party
COMMENT:
SA Smythe, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

030. Asian/Americanist Work and Play: Enacting Queer Sites of Pleasure Within Racialized Labor

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara A (L1)

CHAIR:
Nayan Shah, University of Southern California (CA)
PAPERS:
Cathy Schlund-Vials, University of Connecticut (CT)
Planned Obsolescence, Strategic Resistance: Ethnic Studies and the Neoliberal University
Christopher Eng, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)All Work and No P(l)
ay?: Striking Performances of Camp and Racialized Labor
Mariam B. Lam, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Performative Co(n)viviality: A Decade of Southeast Asian American Studies Field Formation
Eng-Beng Lim, Dartmouth College (NH)
Satellite Pedagogies: Is There Any Fun In Trans-Asian/American(Ational) Thinking?

10:00 am – 11:45 am

031. Octavia Butler's Wild Seeds: An Acorn Community Gathering

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara B (L1)

CHAIR:
Moya Bailey, Pennsylvania State University, University Park Main Campus (PA)
PANELISTS:
Ayana Jamieson, Octavia E. Butler Legacy Network
Adrienne Maree Brown, Independent Scholar
COMMENT:
Moya Bailey, Pennsylvania State University, University Park Main Campus (PA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

032. Enduring Vulnerabilities: Performance, Pain, and Publics

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara C (L1)

CHAIR:
Adam M Geary, University of Arizona (AZ)
PAPERS:
Emily L. Hue, New York University (NY)
Placating Pleasure: Refiguring Self-Injury in Southeast Asian Diasporic Expressive Cultures and Humanitarian Activism
Nicole Restaino, Temple University (PA)
To Feed and To Starve: The Female Body In/Out of Performance
J. M. DeLeon, New York University (NY)
Just A Little More Time: Pleasure, Sugar, and Self-Indulgence
COMMENT:
Adam M Geary, University of Arizona (AZ)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

033. Global Lockdown: Policing and Protest from the Americas to the Middle East

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica A (L3)

CHAIR:
Kelly Lytle Hernandez, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
PAPERS:
Elliott Young, Lewis & Clark College (OR)
Playing with the Border: Migrant Resistance to Transnational Policing Regimes in North America
Tamara Lea Spira, University of Oregon (OR)
Israel/Palestine in the Americas: Globalizing "Security"—mdash;and Dissent—mdash;in the Transfer from the "Cold War" to the "War on Terror"
Micol Seigel, Indiana University–Bloomington (IN)
Policing Pipelines: Channeling Oil and Empire from Alaska to Saudi Arabia
COMMENT:
Elana Zilberg, University of California, San Diego (CA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

034. The Pleasures and Perils of Home: Queering Domesticity, Rethinking Privacy

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica B (L3)

CHAIR:
Nicholas de Villiers, University of North Florida (FL)
PAPERS:
Stephen Vider, Yale University (CT)
Some Hearts Go Hungering: Survival House, LGBT Homelessness, and the 1970s Queer Shelter Movement
Corey McEleney, Fordham University (NY)
How to Live Together at Grey Gardens
Kayleigh Perkov, University of California, Irvine (CA)
A Hobby House: Domesticity and Collage in the Graphic Albums Collection
Wendy Allison Lee, Harvard University (MA)
The Joy Luck Club, Homecomings, and the Pleasures of Asian American Camp
COMMENT:
Nicholas de Villiers, University of North Florida (FL)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

035. Love After War: Asian Kinship and Affect in the Shadow of American Empire

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica C (L3)

CHAIR:
Long Bui, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
PANELISTS:
Ma Vang, University of California, Merced (CA)
Ayako Sahara, University of Tokyo (Japan)
Cathleen Kozen, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Yen Espiritu, University of California, San Diego (CA)
COMMENT:
Kit Myers, University of California, Riverside (CA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

036. Roundtable—mdash;"Our Translational America"

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica D (L3)

CHAIR:
Susan Gillman, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)
PANELISTS:
Xiomara Santamarina, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Ralph Bauer, University of Maryland, University College (MD)
David Luis-Brown, Claremont Graduate University (CA)
Sandhya Shukla, University of Virginia (VA)

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

037. Exhibit (Day 1): 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

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

038. Book Exhibit Setup

Westin Bonaventure, California Ballroom (L2)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

039. ASA Women's Committee and Digital Humanities Caucus: Feminist Making II: Producing Cultural Critique

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry A (L1)

CHAIR:
Jacqueline Wernimont, Scripps College (CA)
PANELISTS:
Carly Kocurek, Illinois Institute of Technology (IL)
Jessica Lovaas, University of Southern California (CA)
Jarah Moesch, University of Maryland, Baltimore (MD)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

040. Doing It Themselves: The Discourses of Radical Homemaking in the Twenty-first Century

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry B (L1)

CHAIR:
Jill E. Anderson, Tennessee State University (TN)
PAPERS:
Jill E. Anderson, Tennessee State University (TN)
Our Food is Fighting: Victory Gardens and Social Activism
Angela Shaw-Thornburg, South Carolina State University (SC)Our (Black)
Bodies, Ourselves: Racing Radical Homemaking
Abby M. Dubisar, Iowa State University (IA), Kristen Daily, Iowa State University (IA)
Food Politics' Gender Problem: Destabilizing Rhetorics of Meat and Masculinity
Kristin J Jacobson, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (NJ)
Radical Homemaking in Contemporary Environmental Fiction
COMMENT:
Amanda Waldo, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

041. Caucus: Food Culture Studies: Part II: Urban Gardeners and Culinary Gurus: Creating Alternative Maps of Los Angeles

Westin Bonaventure, Los Feliz (L1)

CHAIR:
Allison Carruth, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
PANELISTS:
Jonathan Gold, Artist
David Burns, Artist
Tezozomoc Tezozomoc, Artist
Alissa Walker, Artist

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

042. Fun in Public: The Cultures of Amateur Labor

Westin Bonaventure, Palos Verdes (L1)

CHAIR:
Lara Langer Cohen, Swarthmore College (PA)
PAPERS:
Benjamin Beck, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
How Amateurs Make the West; or, the Printscapes of E Clampus Vitus
Cheryl Spinner, Duke University (NC)
Enchanting Methods and the Amateur Scholar
Jonathan Schroeder, University of Chicago (IL)
Arctic Exploration, Non-Western Dance, and the Breakup of Realism
Alexander W. Corey, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
Impulsive Triads: Frédéric Chopin, Amateur Pianists, and The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
Steven Ruszczycky, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)
The Pleasures of Amateur Gay Porn
COMMENT:
Lara Langer Cohen, Swarthmore College (PA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

043. The 'Pre-Occupation' of the American West: Imagining a Native Past

Westin Bonaventure, San Bernardino (L1)

CHAIR:
Jolie Sheffer, Bowling Green State University (OH)
PAPERS:
Christen Mucher, Smith College (MA)
Prophet of the West: Narrating the Place of the Past
Colleen Marie Tripp, Brown University (RI)
The Last Picture Show: Native Americans and Technology in Charles Hall's Los Angeles Lantern Shows
Sigrid Anderson Cordell, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Just Some Light Travel Writing: Women's Amateur Ethnography and the Marketing of the West
Carrie Johnston, Southern Methodist University (TX)
Poetry "Roundup" in Santa Fe: The Santa Fe Railway's Preoccupation with the Celebrity Southwest
COMMENT:
Jolie Sheffer, Bowling Green State University (OH)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

044. ASA Program Committee: New Work on Slavery and Empire

Westin Bonaventure, San Fernando (L1)

CHAIR:
Matthew Frye Jacobson, Yale University (CT)
PANELISTS:
Stephanie Smallwood, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
Barbara Krauthamer, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
Greg Grandin, New York University (NY)
Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman, Brandeis University (MA)
COMMENT:
Matthew Frye Jacobson, Yale University (CT)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

045. The Cultural Front in the Twenty-first Century: Paradigms for a New Millennium

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel A (L1)

CHAIR:
Robbie Lieberman, Kennesaw State University (GA)
PAPERS:
Mary Helen Washington, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
Ghosts of the Black Cultural Front in Civil Rights Aesthetics
Chris Vials, University of Connecticut (CT)
Legacies of the 1930s in AIDS Activism and the Waning of the Antifascist Paradigm
Alan Wald, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
The Present of Future Things: Paradigm Dramas in U.S. Literary Radicalism

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

046. Fandom and the Public Sphere: Textuality, Affect, and Social Relevance

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel B (L1)

CHAIR:
Sebastian M. Herrmann, University of Leipzig, Germany
PAPERS:
Kyra Hunting, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI), Ashley Hinck, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI)
The Ian-Somerhalder Foundation: Fan Activism in the Name of Damon, Ian, and The Vampire Diaries
Frank Usbeck, Dresden University of Technology (Germany)
Stand Down Soldier Your Work Is Done: Affect and Civic Engagement in Milblog-Representations of Mourning
Carolin Alice Hofmann, State University of New York, Albany (NY)
From Empathy to Disappointment: Critical Fandom and Dave Eggers's Zeitoun
COMMENT:
Katja Kanzler, Dresden University of Technology (Germany)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

047. Reconsidering the 1960s

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel C (L1)

CHAIR:
Kinohi Nishikawa, University of Notre Dame (IN)
PAPERS:
Michelle Commander, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (TN)
The Space for Race: Flight and the Radical Evolution of Afro-Speculation during the Cold War
Laura Emily Goldblatt, University of Virginia (VA)
A Stark Beauty All Its Own: Camp and the Apollo 11 Moon Landing
T. Austin Graham, Columbia University (NY)
When Men Were Free: Historical Fiction and Libertarianism in the 60s
John Carlos Rowe, University of Southern California (CA)
The National Security Council and the Cultural Cold War in the Early 1960s
COMMENT:
Kinohi Nishikawa, University of Notre Dame (IN)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

048. Caucus: Sports Studies: To Protest or Not to Protest Athletic Resistance and/or the Pleasure of Fans

Westin Bonaventure, San Pedro (L1)

CHAIR:
David Jason Leonard, Washington State University, Pullman (WA)
PANELISTS:
Ben Carrington, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Jennifer Doyle, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Sarah Jackson, Northeastern University (MA)
Harry Edwards, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Yago Colás, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
COMMENT:
David Jason Leonard, Washington State University, Pullman (WA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

049. Chicanas/os and Latinas/os Read James Baldwin

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara A (L1)

CHAIR:
Paul Ortiz, University of Florida (FL)
PANELISTS:
Nancy Perez, Arizona State University (AZ)
Paul Ortiz, University of Florida (FL)
Members of Corazon del Pueblo, a community-based arts movement

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

050. Performance and Play at the Edge of the Administered World: Three Sites

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara B (L1)

CHAIR:
David S. Goldstein, University of Washington, Bothell (WA)
PAPERS:
Claudia Bernardi, University of Roma Tre (Italy)
Knowledge Invaders: Unistitutionalized Forms of Learning and Subversion of Sad Passions
Anita Cherian, Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi (India)
Contending with Policy: Performance and Absorption
Laura Beth Harris, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Map for a New World? Following Instructions in Yoko Ono's Grapefruit
COMMENT:
David S. Goldstein, University of Washington, Bothell (WA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

051. Caucus: Visual Culture: Without Photography: Visualizing Violence in Non-Photographic-Documentary Media

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara C (L1)

CHAIR:
Courtney R. Baker, Connecticut College (CT)
PAPERS:
A. Naomi Paik, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Representing the Disappeared Body: Videos of Hunger Strikes at Guantánamo
Maren Stange, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art (NY)
Emory Douglas's Critical Constructions
Rebecca Wanzo, Washington University in St. Louis (MO), Alison Fields, University of Oklahoma (OK)
The Afterlife of Violence: Bayou, Racialized Violence, and Temporality
Alison Fields, University of Oklahoma (OK)
Patrick Nagatani: Imaginative Witnessing through Photomontage

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

052. Memory and Disruption: Sites for Seductive Possibilities

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica A (L3)

CHAIR:
Faye Guenther, York University (Canada)
PAPERS:
Sabrina DeTurk, Saint Joseph's University (PA)
Memorial Architecture and Aesthetic Pleasure
Rebecca Watts, Stetson University (FL)
Naming the Nameless, Facing the Faceless: Historic Interpretation of Individual Enslaved Persons at Southern Plantations
Jessi Lee Jackson, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)
The Museum of Queer Possibility
Andrew Howe, La Sierra University (CA)
LA's Museum of Jurassic Technology: Site of Wonder, Memory, and Disruption
COMMENT:
Faye Guenther, York University (Canada)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

053. Bridges and Divides: Navigating Japanese America and Interethnic Relations in Los Angeles During World War II

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica B (L3)

CHAIR:
Valarie Matsumoto, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
PAPERS:
William Gow, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Performing the Pacific War: Chinese American Actors and the Politics of Japanese American Wartime Incarceration
Yu Tokunaga, University of Southern California (CA)
Loss and Opportunity in Multiethnic Los Angeles: The Impact of Japanese Internment on Ethnic Mexicans
Katie Keliiaa, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Imprisoned on Native Land: Japanese Internment and Native Women's Labor at Manzanar
Fuminori Minamikawa, Ritsumeikan University (Japan)
Post-internment Little Tokyo in the Trans-Pacific: Returnees, Multiracial Orphans, and "Refugees" in Los Angeles
COMMENT:
Valarie Matsumoto, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

054. Racial and National Commodification in the Global City

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica C (L3)

CHAIR:
Falu Bakrania, San Francisco State University (CA)
PAPERS:
Rachael Miyung Joo, Middlebury College (VT)
Betting Green: Golf, Speculation, and Transnational Korean America
Lalaie Ameeriar, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
Who are they? The South Asians? Racism and Race-making in Diasporic Toronto
COMMENT:
Falu Bakrania, San Francisco State University (CA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

055. The Transnational Movements of Hip-Hop

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica D (L3)

CHAIR:
Alexander Weheliye, Northwestern University (IL)
PAPERS:
Lenna Tayseer Odeh, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Acts of Sumud: Exploits of Resistance Through the Palestinian Hip-Hop Youth and Political Prisoner Movements
Najwa Mayer, Yale University (CT)
Muhammad was a punk rocker: Seeking Faith, Fun, and Form in Taqwacore
Elliott H. Powell, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
The Sounds of Afro-South Asian Pleasure: Hip Hop, 9/11, and South-South Connections
Halifu Osumare, University of California, Davis (CA)
Play and Pain in Black Atlantic Hip-Hop: Hiplife in Ghana as Case Study
COMMENT:
Alexander Weheliye, Northwestern University (IL)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

056. Luncheon: International Partnership

Westin Bonaventure, Lakeview Bistro (On-site Restaurant)

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

057. Business Meeting: Minority Scholars Committee

Westin Bonaventure, Los Cerritos (L1)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

058. Roundtable: The Transoceanic Pacific in the Age of Sail

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry A (L1)

CHAIR:
Michelle Burnham, Santa Clara University (CA)
PANELISTS:
Christine Skwiot, Maine Maritime Academy (ME)
Caroline Frank, Brown University (RI)
Corey M. Johnson, Stanford University (CA)
Peter O'Neill, University of Georgia (GA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

059. A Staged Reading of Lisa B. Thompson's Underground: Trauma, History and the Pursuit of Pleasure

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry B (L1)

COMMENTS:
Diana Paulin, Trinity College (CT)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

060. Intimate Ways of Seeing: Queer Diasporas and Interracial Friendships in the U.S. and Global South

Westin Bonaventure, Los Feliz (L1)

CHAIR:
Gayatri Gopinath, New York University (NY)
PAPERS:
Kaneesha Parsard, Yale University (CT)
Improper Dwellings: Reading and Imaging Sexuality, Architecture, and Space in the West Indian Barrack Yard
Jordache A. Ellapen, Indiana University–Bloomington (IN)
Race Craft Beyond the Black/White Binary, Towards a Queer Diasporic Framework
Mingwei Huang, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Friendship in Diaspora: Spaces of Conviviality in Late Capitalism
Simon D. Elin Fisher, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI)
Reading Interracial Intimacy as Queer Non-violent Direct Action
COMMENT:
Gayatri Gopinath, New York University (NY)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

061. Pleasure and Pain in the Archives: An Interactive Workshop with/in the Papers of Catharine Sedgwick

Westin Bonaventure, Palos Verdes (L1)

CHAIR:
Patricia Larson Kalayjian, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CA)
PANELISTS:
Lucinda Damon-Bach, Salem State University (MA)
Deborah Gussman, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (NJ)
Jill Kirsten Anderson, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville (IL)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

062. Violent Reckonings with National Pasts

Westin Bonaventure, San Bernardino (L1)

CHAIR:
Franny Nudelman, Carleton University (Canada)
PAPERS:
Sarah Tyson, University of Colorado, Denver (CO)
12 Years a Slave: Narrative Fetish or National Reckoning?
Maria A. Windell, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
Mex/Sex/Exploitation in Rodriguez's Machete: 160 Years of Border History
Sarah Hagelin, University of Colorado, Denver (CO)
Django Unchained and the White-Savior Trope: Examining Race, Affect, and Spectacle Onscreen
COMMENT:
Franny Nudelman, Carleton University (Canada)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

063. Caucus: Science and Technology: Ethics and Affects of Online Playbor

Westin Bonaventure, San Fernando (L1)

CHAIR:
Kathleen McHugh, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
PAPERS:
Sarah T. Roberts, University of Western Ontario (Canada)
Screening In, Screening Out: The Worklife of Commercial Content Moderators in the Social Media Ecology
Stephanie Ricker Schulte, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (AR)
Data Pirates: Building and Battling Privacy in Europe and the United States
Julie Passanante Elman, University of Missouri, Columbia (MO)
Self-Surveillance as Play: Fitbit and Bodybugg's Embodied Archives
COMMENT:
Kathleen McHugh, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

064. What Comes of Fury? Responses to California's 1960s and 1970s Urban Crisis

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel A (L1)

CHAIR:
Daryl Maeda, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
PAPERS:
Nic John F. Ramos, University of Southern California (CA)
Poor Health: Local Contexts, Global Sources, and the Medical Debate over Poverty
Stuart Schrader, New York University (NY)
Rethinking the Militarization of Policing: Counterinsurgent Knowledge and California's Response to the Watts Rebellion
Ryan Fukumori, University of Southern California (CA)
Anger Management: UCLA and Postwar Technologies of Knowledge
Aaron Bae, Arizona State University (AZ)
"The Community is the Campus": Nairobi College, Venceremos College, and the Struggle for Self-Determination in the Southern San Francisco Bay Area
COMMENT:
Joshua Sides, California State University, Northridge (CA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

065. Teaching Against the Prison Industrial Complex Through (Ambivalent) Spaces of Possibility

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel B (L1)

CHAIR:
Shana Agid, Parsons School of Design (NY)
PANELISTS:
Shana Agid, Parsons School of Design (NY)
Liat Ben-Moshe, University of Toledo (OH)
Gillian Harkins, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

066. alt. Black Musical History

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel C (L1)

CHAIR:
Courtney Michael Brown, California State University, Fullerton (CA)
PAPERS:
Matthew Hayden Anthony, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg (PA)
I Got Country Roots: Race, Identity and Black Country Singers in the 1970s
Kreg Abshire, Johnson & Wales University (CO)
On Sonic Nostalgia: Making Sense of alt.country's Hip Traditionalism
Keith D. Leonard, American University (DC)
Who Stole the Soul: An Avant-Garde History of the Dark Room Collective
Christa Holm Vogelius, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa (AL)
The Jennie C. Lee Archive and the Silent Musical History of the Tuskegee Institute
COMMENT:
Courtney Michael Brown, California State University, Fullerton (CA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

067. Black in the Archives: Technologies of Capture

Westin Bonaventure, San Pedro (L1)

CHAIR:
Habiba Ibrahim, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
PAPERS:
Freda Fair, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
The Portable Strobo-flash and the Midwest Economistics of Blackness
Aston Gonzalez, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Disparaged and Celebrated: Picturing Contraband Slaves during the Civil War
Sue Shon, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
Making Sense: Runaway Slave Portraiture and the Publication of Modern Vision
Danielle Bainbridge, Yale University (CT)
One Woman: Sexual Consumption and Ledgers of Labor in the Archive of Millie and Christine McKoy
COMMENT:
Habiba Ibrahim, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

068. Carceral Bodies

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara A (L1)

CHAIR:
Jesse Carr, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
PAPERS:
Craig Willse, George Mason University (VA)
Dispossession, Disinvestment, and the Prison-Gentrification System
Elizabeth Steeby, Louisiana State University, University of New Orleans (LA)
What Isn't New About Orange: Prison Sex and Modern Freedom in Visual Culture
Kyera Singleton, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Any Vagrant or Habitual Drunkard: Black Women and the Politics of Nineteenth-Century Prison Labor
Colby Lenz, University of Southern California (CA)
It's a Hold Up: The Role of Crime Victim Formations in Mass Imprisonment in California
COMMENT:
Jesse Carr, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

069. The Choreography of Protest

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara B (L1)

CHAIR:
Armando Xavier Mejia, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI)
PAPERS:
Sarah Ehlers, University of Houston (TX)
The Joys of the Picket Line: Reading the Rhythms of the Left
Jeffrey Johnson, Providence College (RI)
Aliens, Enemy Aliens, and Minors: Anti-Radicalism and the Jewish Left during the World War I Era
Robert Michael Zecker, Saint Francis Xavier University (Canada)
A Mandolin Orchestra Could Attract a Lot of Attention: Interracial Fun with Radical Immigrants, 1930–1954
Eithne Luibheid, University of Arizona (AZ)
Whose Happiness? Affect, Citizenship, and Migrant Legalization
COMMENT:
Armando Xavier Mejia, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

070. Empire of Funk: Hip Hop and Representation in Filipina/o America—mdash;A Roundtable

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara C (L1)

CHAIR:
Dawn Bohulano Mabalon, San Francisco State University (CA)
PANELISTS:
Roderick Labrador, University of Hawai'i, Manoa (HI)
Mark Villegas, University of California, Irvine (CA)
Mario "Nomi" De Mira, Artist
Stephen Bischoff, Washington State University, Pullman (WA)
Anna Alves, Rutgers University, Newark (NJ)
COMMENT:
Dawn Bohulano Mabalon, San Francisco State University (CA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

071. Chicana/Native American Relations: Post-colonialism and Contradictions in the Spanish-Anglo Colonized Borderlands

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica A (L3)

CHAIR:
Daphne Taylor-Garcia, University of California, San Diego (CA)
PAPERS:
Gloria Chacon, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Notes From an Indigenous Palimpsest
Nicholas Estes, University of New Mexico (NM)
Common Resistance: Indigenous, Chicana, and Palestinian Articulations of Sovereignty, Nation, and Recognition, 1974–1982
Michael Leon Trujillo, University of New Mexico (NM)
Chosen People: Nuevomexicano Claims to Indigenous and Hebrew Identities in Chicano Movement–Era New Mexico
COMMENT:
Daphne Taylor-Garcia, University of California, San Diego (CA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

072. The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Comparative Racialization

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica B (L3)

CHAIR:
Leslie Bow, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI)
PAPERS:
Lynn Mie Itagaki, Ohio State University, Columbus (OH)
The Contingencies of Comparative Racialization: Karen Tei Yamashita's I-Hotel and the Racial Pyramid
Jeehyun Lim, Denison University (OH)
Bilingualism and Cultural Nationalism in Chicano and Asian American Writings
Crystal Parikh, New York University (NY)
Fugitive Retreats and Advances: The Ethics of Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies in American Literature
COMMENT:
Leslie Bow, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

073. On Athletes and Outlaws: Asian Americans in Popular Culture and the Pleasures of Recognition

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica C (L3)

CHAIR:
LeiLani Nishime, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
PAPERS:
Jennifer Ho, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
Cablinasian Dreams, Amerasian Realities: Transcending Race and Other Myths Broken by Tiger Woods
Jeffrey T. Yamashita, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Let's Have a Luau!: The Politics of Performance in Hawai'i Collegiate Club
Douglas S. Ishii, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
Not about race, per se: Dave Boyle's Asian American Music Film
Caroline Kyungah Hong, City University of New York, Queens College (NY)
The Pain and Pleasure of Asian American Comedy: Margaret Cho as Abject Outlaw
COMMENT:
LeiLani Nishime, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

074. Queering Migration: DREAMers, Protest Revelers, and Lesbian Renegades

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica D (L3)

CHAIR:
Karma Chávez, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI)
PAPERS:
Veronica Terriquez, University of Southern California (CA)
Out of the Shadows and Out of the Closet: Queer Youth Leadership in the Immigrant Rights Movement
Suyapa Portillo, Pitzer College (CA)
Marching for Inclusion: Queering the Los Angeles Mayday Immigrant March and the Mayday Queer Contingent, 2008–2013
Arely M. Zimmerman, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Intersectionality as Identity and Practice for Political Empowerment: The Case of UndocuQueer Youth
Stacy I. Macias, University of Nevada–Las Vegas (NV)
"Somos Contra La 'Queerificacíon'": Lesbian Feminism and the Politics of Anti-Queer Sentiment in U.S.-Mexico Cross-Border Feminist Dialogues
COMMENT:
Karma Chávez, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI)

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

075. Business Meeting: Committee on Regional Chapters

Westin Bonaventure, La Brea (L1)

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

076. Business Meeting: Women's Committee

Westin Bonaventure, Los Cerritos (L1)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

077. The Party's Over: A Panel and Open Discussion on the Aftermath of the ASA's Boycott Resolution

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry A (L1)

CHAIR:
Nancy Koppelman, Evergreen State College (WA)
PANELISTS:
Lisa Armony, The Rose Project (CA)
Michael Aaron Rockland, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)
Mohammed Wattad, Zefat College School of Law (Israel)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

078. ASA Women's Committee: (En)gendering the Affects of Performance, Productivity, Pleasure and Pain

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry B (L1)

CHAIR:
Deborah Elizabeth Whaley, University of Iowa (IA)
PAPERS:
Aimee Carrillo-Rowe, California State University, Northridge (CA)
On the Borders of Affect and Time: Ghosts, Dance, and Drag
Bianca Williams, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
Feeling Black Women's Experiences: Affect Studies and Happiness as a Political Pursuit
COMMENT:
Deborah Elizabeth Whaley, University of Iowa (IA)

4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

079. Business Meeting: Nominating Committee

Westin Bonaventure, Los Cerritos (L1)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

080. ASA Students' Committee: New Directions in American Studies

Westin Bonaventure, Los Feliz (L1)

CHAIR:
Amy K King, University of Mississippi (MS)
PANELISTS:
Ruth Wilson Gilmore, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
J. Kēhaulani Kauanui, Wesleyan University (CT)
Kyla Wazana Tompkins, Pomona College (CA)
Julie Avril Minich, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Jodi Melamed, Marquette University (WI)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

082. Love and Rage: Cultural Strategies in Postwar U.S. Anarchism

Westin Bonaventure, San Bernardino (L1)

CHAIR:
Jack Bratich, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)
PAPERS:
Jesse Cohn, Purdue University (IN), Montse Feu, Sam Houston State University (TX)Félix Martí Ibáñez in America: The (Guilty)
Pleasures of Exile?
Andrew Ryan Cornell, Haverford College in Pennsylvania (PA)
"Diplomatic Recognition of the Woodstock Nation": Anarchism, Revolutionary Nationalism, and the White Panther Party
Shon MeckFessel, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)From a Disavowal of Commitment to a Commitment of Disavowal: (Non)
Left Positionalities in 1980s Post-Punk and Anarcho-Punk
COMMENT:
Jack Bratich, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

083. Reel Fun: Community Filmmaking in the 1960s and 1970s

Westin Bonaventure, San Fernando (L1)

CHAIR:
John Gennari, University of Vermont (VT)
PAPERS:
Grace Hale, University of Virginia (VA)
"Always for Pleasure": Fun with the "Folk" in 1960s and 1970s Documentary Films
Ryan Brasseaux, Yale University (CT)
The French Gaze: Cinéma Vérité and Cultural Nationalism in French Louisiana, 1974–1976
Lauren Tilton, Yale University (CT)
Through Local Eyes: Film Club and the Community Film Workshop Council
COMMENT:
Cynthia Young, Boston College (MA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

084. Unsettling Pleasures and Pains: Conservatism, Neoliberalism, and Intimate Labors

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel A (L1)

CHAIR:
Natalia Mehlman Petrzela, New School University (NY)
PAPERS:
Sarah McNamara, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
From Prostitutes to Beauty Queens: Conservative Politics and Latina Identity in the Jim Crow South, 1930–1964
Kirsten Swinth, Fordham University (NY)
"A Mother's Choice": The Long Reach of Neoliberalism into the World of Work and Family in the 1980s
Sara Matthiesen, Brown University (RI)
Pro-Life, Pro-Woman: Emergency Pregnancy Services and Single Motherhood in the Post-Roe Era
COMMENT:
Natalia Mehlman Petrzela, New School University (NY)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

085. Development, Displacement, Dispossession

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel B (L1)

CHAIR:
David Palumbo-Liu, Stanford University (CA)
PAPERS:
Gary Fields, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Land for the Taking: Palestinian Landscape in an American Mirror
Salah D. Hassan, Michigan State University (MI)
"The Arabs of Palestine": Reports on the Dispossession of Palestinians in U.S. Journalism, 1946–1961
David Kazanjian, University of Pennsylvania (PA)
Casta Capitalism, Recast Liberalism: Yucatán's Improvised 1848
Ahmad Sa'di, Ben Gurion University (Israel)
Settlers' Disorganization of Indigenous Societies as a Means of Control: The Case of Palestine
Malini Johar Schueller, University of Florida (FL)
Resisting the Pedagogical Subject and the Aesthetics of Subaltern Space in Carlos Bulosan's Short Stories
COMMENT:
David Palumbo-Liu, Stanford University (CA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

086. ASA Program Committee: Wildness: The Fun and the Fury of Anarchy

Westin Bonaventure, San Gabriel C (L1)

CHAIR:
Mel Y. Chen, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
PAPERS:
Peter Coviello, Bowdoin College (ME)
The Wild Not Less Than The Good: Erotics and Biopolitics in Thoreau
Jack Halberstam, University of Southern California (CA)
Wildness at the End of the World
Tavia Nyong'o, New York University (NY)
William Blake's Wild America
COMMENT:
Mel Y. Chen, University of California, Berkeley (CA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

087. Alternative Economies of Pleasure in Contemporary Southern Working-Class Cultures

Westin Bonaventure, San Pedro (L1)

CHAIR:
Michael K. Honey, University of Washington, Tacoma (WA)
PAPERS:
Faune Albert, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
The Pleasures of Shame: Emotional Starvation and Sensual Hunger in Dorothy Allison's Trash
Nicholas Neil Gorrell, University of Mississippi (MS)
Economies of Scarcity and Abundance in Contemporary Southern Blues
Anne Gessler, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Second Lines, Creative Economies, and Gentrification: Music Cooperatives in Post-Katrina New Orleans
COMMENT:
Eric Porter, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

088. Blackness in Latina/o America: Working Across Latina/o and Black Studies

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara A (L1)

CHAIR:
Kirstie A. Dorr, University of California, San Diego (CA)
PAPERS:
Natalie Havlin, City University of New York-LaGuardia (NY)
"An Essential Friendship": The Politics of Coalition in West Indian, African American and Puerto Rican Print Culture, 1920–1940
Christina Green, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Migrating Women: Female West Indian Labor and Migration to Honduras during the Banana Boom from 1899–1932
COMMENT:
Kirstie A. Dorr, University of California, San Diego (CA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

089. Critical Practices for a Changing World: Sharing Pedagogical Pleasures

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara B (L1)

CHAIR:
Carol Batker, University of San Francisco (CA)
PANELISTS:
Nick Bromell, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
Sharon Daniel, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)
Terry Galloway, Artist
Erika M. Kitzmiller, Harvard University (MA)
Thomas Koenigs, Yale University (CT)
Doran Larson, Hamilton College (NY)
Delia Poey, Florida State University (FL)


The links to the various presentations here: http://asapedagogies.wordpress.com/

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

090. The Grave Wave Off the Shores: Pacific and Caribbean Island Ecologies and Imaginaries

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Barbara C (L1)

CHAIR:
Hsinya Huang, National Sun Yet-san University (Taiwan)
PANELISTS:
Iping Joy Liang, National Taiwan Normal University (Taiwan)
Brian Russell Roberts, Brigham Young University (UT)
Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert, Vassar College (NY)
Elizabeth DeLoughrey, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
COMMENT:
Hsinya Huang, National Sun Yet-san University (Taiwan)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

091. Stomp, Swerve, Rattle, and Roll: Fun and Pleasure as Political Resistance in American Blues Music

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica A (L3)

CHAIR:
Daphne Brooks, Yale University (CT)
PAPERS:
Mark Anthony Neal, Duke University (NC)
"Let Me Bang Your Box": The "Erotic Life" of the Blues
Sonnet Retman, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
Memphis Minnie's Jukebox Blues
Kimberly Mack, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
"That Natural Blues Man Look": Black Elvis and the Demythologization of the Black Blues Figure
RJ Smith, Independent Scholar
Calling All Freaks!: The Licentious Blues Spirit of the Rent Party and the Buffet Flat
COMMENT:
Adam Gussow, University of Mississippi (MS)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

092. Punch the Clock: Time, Asian American Art and Aesthetics

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica B (L3)

CHAIR:
Karen Shimakawa, New York University (NY)
PAPERS:
Kandice Chuh, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
The Time Beingness of Asian American Subjectivity
Vivian Lan-Ting Huang, New York University (NY)
Modular, Modern, Model: Mika Tajima and Model Minority Discourse as Slack Object
Susette Min, University of California, Davis (CA)
Negating Transcendence: Projecting the Performance Art of Xavier Cha

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

093. Haiti in the U.S. Imaginary

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica C (L3)

CHAIR:
Elizabeth Maddock Dillon, Northeastern University (MA)
PAPERS:
Gwen Bergner, West Virginia University (WV)
Neo-Colonial Capitalism and Cocktails: Zombies Come to America
Marlene L. Daut, Claremont Graduate University (CA)
The Franco-Haitian Origins of the African American Literary Tradition
Benjamin Fagan, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (AR)
Island Time: The Archipelagic History of the Haitian Revolution
Juliane Braun, University of Wuerzburg (Germany)
Languages of Freedom: Victor Séjour and Circum-Atlantic Abolitionism
COMMENT:
Elizabeth Maddock Dillon, Northeastern University (MA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

094. Racial Vernaculars on the Border

Westin Bonaventure, Santa Monica D (L3)

CHAIR:
Lisa Lowe, Tufts University (MA)
PAPERS:
Maia Gil'Adi, George Washington University (DC)
"I'm going to drain you completely": Pleasure, Death and Racial Spectrality on the U.S.-Mexico Border
Maria Eugenia Lopez, University of New Mexico (NM)
Community Museums in the U.S.-Mexico Border: An Analysis of Place and Narratives of Struggle
Jason Ruiz, University of Notre Dame (IN)
Dark Matters: Vince Gilligan's "Breaking Bad," Suburban Crime Dramas, and Latinidad in the Golden Age of Cable Television
COMMENT:
Lisa Lowe, Tufts University (MA)

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

095. Reception: Food Culture Studies Caucus

Westin Bonaventure, Catalina Ballroom Foyer (L3)

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

95A. Reception: Claremont Graduate University

Westin Bonaventure, California Foyer

6:00 pm – 7:45 pm

081. ASA Graduate Education Committee: Perfecting Your Pitch: Graduate Student Professionalization with the Pros

Westin Bonaventure, Palos Verdes (L1)

CHAIR:
Christopher Kramaric, Yale University (CT)
PANELISTS:
Shawn Michelle Smith, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (IL)
Lisa Nakamura, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Avery Gordon, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

6:00 pm – 7:45 pm

096. ASA Program Committee: I Want My ASA, or, W(h)ither American Studies?

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry A (L1)

CHAIR:
Eric Lott, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
PANELISTS:
Ann V. Fabian, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)
Laura Pulido, University of Southern California (CA)
Barry Shank, Ohio State University, Columbus (OH)
Kathryn Bond Stockton, University of Utah (UT)

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

097. Reception: Lifetime ASA Members

Westin Bonaventure, Beaudry Foyer (L1)

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

Westin Bonaventure, California Ballroom Foyer (L2)

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

000. Business Meeting: Antiracism Inc. Collective

Westin Bonaventure, Level 1-La Brea

9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

099. ASA Site Resources Committee: A Concert with Artist Dorian Wood (Off-site: Human Resources Los Angeles)

Chinatown: 410 Cottage Home Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

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