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ASA Sessions at a Glance | Session Subject Index | Wednesday, October 7 |
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This is a snapshot of the program as it existed on September 1, 2015. The most up-to-date version of the program can be found online at theasa.net. Please note that Session Numbers (not page numbers) are shown below.

 

African American Studies

Accept, Articulate, Mis(use): What's Afro-pessimism Without Misery? ... 093

Afterlives of Misery: Legacies and Prophecies in the Neo-Slave Narrative ... 071

Anarchism: From the Settler Colonial State to the Anthropocene ... 278

ASA Critical Ethnic Studies Committee II: Rebuilding and Re-presenting Port-au-Prince and New Orleans Through the Lens of Black Misery: Five and Ten Years Post-Disaster ... 180

ASA Program Committee and American Studies Journal I: Ralph Ellison at 100 (Race and the Word) ... 302

ASA Program Committee and American Studies Journal II: Ralph Ellison at 100 (Ellison the Interdisciplinarian) ... 326

ASA Program Committee: Black Liberations (Repeat) ... 327

ASA Program Committee: Ferguson: A Report from Occupied Territory ... 110

ASA Program Committee: From Ferguson to Palestine and Beyond: Geographies of Political and Cultural Resistance ... 274

Asian American Miseries: The Sounds of Silence ... 096

Beyond Pleasure Reading: Race and Genre Fiction ... 154

Beyond the Misery of the Archive: Doing Memory Work in Contemporary Black Canadian Art and Activism ... 217

Black Experimentation: Politics and Aesthetics Beyond Resistance ... 160

Black Miseries and Modes of Satirical Resistance ... 135

Black Misery in Word and World ... 018

Blackness and the Miseries of Law in the Long Afterlife of Slavery ... 054

Blackness, Relation, and Liberal Ways of War ... 062

Black Queer Diaspora Praxis and Its Manifold Futures ... 232

Black Radical Biography, The: Repression, Pain and Resistance ... 356

Black Radical Internationalist Tradition, The: Culture, Media, and Resistance to Racial Capitalism ... 315

Black (Re)Production, Biocapital, and the Legacies of Colonial Science and Slavery and in the Americas ... 224

Black Sites and Fugitive Visions ... 075

Boundaries and Beyond ... 049

Caucus Early American Matters: Colloquy with Ed Baptist on The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism ... 161

Caucus Sound Studies IV: Spinning Dystopia: DJ Practice, Urban Soundscapes and Techno-Sonic Intervention ... 233

Chains, Fences, and Bonds ... 189

Chemical Harvests and Hideous Progeny: Visualizing the Miseries of Reproduction ... 166

Collateral Damage in the Family ... 352

Data and Diaspora Catalogues: Black Life and Death in the Future Space ... 098

Death/Work: Afterlives of the Black Mortuary ... 027

Dis/Enabling Misery: Racial Trauma, Resistance, and the Black Body in Literature and Film ... 077

Film Screening: In His Own Home (30 minutes) ... 367

Film Screening: Spirits of Rebellion and Discussion of Resistance and Misery in Black American Cinema (90 minutes) ... 118

Food at Every Speed ... 412

He's Come Undone: Black Masculinity and the Curious Art of Vulnerability ... 259

I'm with Ridunculous! ... 107

International Dimensions of Black/Jewish Politics: Apartheid

and Black Power ... 197

International Formations: The Horizons of Solidarity and Accountability ... 328

Inventing Blackness ... 336

Is Oppression Gendered?: Female Bodies as Sites of National, Colonial, and Sexual Oppression and Resistance ... 030

Katrina: Ten Years After ... 085

Lady Justice?: Black Women, Sexuality, and the U.S. Legal System ... 083

Liberating Politics Through Culture: Recovering the Voices of African American Activist-artists Through Talk and Performance ... 204

Maritime Melancholies: Oceanic Archives of Resistance ... 317

Millenial Black Urban: Living for the City ... 363

Misery as Muse: Reifications, Appropriations, and Transformations of Black Suffering in Jazz ... 409

Moving Beyond Misery in the Black Queer Archive ... 137

Oh, That's Fierce: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Black Queer Performance ... 187

On Black Lives Matter ... 376

Pedagogical Resistance to "Paradigms of the Obvious" ... 379

Performances of Race ... 290

Politics of Black Cultural (Re)Production, The ... 360

Presidential Address ... 245

Public Representations of Misery ... 082

Race and the Age of Revolution in Hemispheric Studies ... 141

Race-Radical Black Feminists at the Forefront of Transformative Justice Movements in Settler Societies ... 084

Regime and Reckoning ... 261

Regimes of Health and Medicine ... 382

Re/membering the Misery of Blackness: A Resistance through Memory, Performance, and an Ethics of Imagination ... 286

Reproduction, Reconstruction, and Dispossession ... 383

School Daze ... 386

Senses of Exile: Perception and the Afterlives of Slavery in the Americas ... 384

Slavery: Agency, Respectability, and the Material ... 422

Slavery, Miseries, and Recuperations ... 406

Soundings in African American Studies ... 388

Spatio-Sexual Politics and Racial Justice in Chicago and Los Angeles ... 003

Speaking Askance: Experimental Aesthetics and Social Critique in Black Expressive Culture ... 017

Spinning and Spanning the Globe ... 265

Staged Reading of Lisa B. Thompson's Underground, A: Trauma, History and the Limits of Resistance ... 119

Talking Back or Suffering in Silence: Female Misery and the Resistance of Voice ... 411

Temporalities of Resistance: Media and the Miseries of Race ... 007

Tense and Tender Ties: Critical Ethnic Studies and Critical Mixed Race Studies; Race and Multiracialism ... 203

Then Again: Race, Recurrent Misery, and Resistant Futures ... 019

Throwaway People: The Production and Productivity of Black Urban Misery in the Long 1980s. ... 028

Visuality, Blackness, and Misery's Company ... 311

What Does It Mean to Play a Slave? The "Follow the North Star" Experiment ... 283

Writing Black Lives: Misery, Resistance and Resilience ... 417

Alternative Communities

Abjection and the Consumption of the Body ... 047

Canadian Association for American Studies I: Wildcat Currencies: America's Alternative Economies ... 025

Woe Is Me? Resisting Misery in Politically Engaged South Asian Diasporic Art and Literature ... 401

Animal Studies

Abjection and the Consumption of the Body ... 047

Death Panel, The ... 381

Environmental Misery: Confronting the Future of the Anthropocene ... 303

Anthropology

Locating Class ... 285

Arts

Asian/American and Latina/o Aesthetics of Resistance: A Dialogue on Etiolation, Abnormality, Brownness, Opacity and Rage ... 208

Come (back) to the Opera! War, Trauma and Mourning on the American Stage ... 324

Emotion of Photography, The ... 009

Fighting Choreographies: Dance and Violence in American Popular Culture ... 079

Indigenous Fine Arts ... 254

Inventing Blackness ... 336

Liberating Politics Through Culture: Recovering the Voices of African American Activist-artists Through Talk and Performance ... 204

Miseries of Reproduction, The: Intractable Media and American Art of the Long Nineteenth Century ... 010

Senses of Exile: Perception and the Afterlives of Slavery in the Americas ... 384

Speaking Askance: Experimental Aesthetics and Social Critique in Black Expressive Culture ... 017

Spectacular Humiliations: Matters of Performance, Misery, and Failure ... 314

To Keep from Crying: Aamer Rahman Stand-Up ... 372

Woe Is Me? Resisting Misery in Politically Engaged South Asian Diasporic Art and Literature ... 401

Asian American Studies

ASA Program Committee: Lisa Lowe's The Intimacies of Four Continents: A Roundtable ... 174

Asian/American and Latina/o Aesthetics of Resistance: A Dialogue on Etiolation, Abnormality, Brownness, Opacity and Rage ... 208

Asian/American and Latina/o Aesthetics of Resistance: A Dialogue on Negativity, Inscrutability, Burning Out, and the Proximal ... 223

Asian American Miseries: The Sounds of Silence ... 096

Asian American Sexualities and the Reproduction of Misery in U.S. Popular Culture ... 074

Asian American Sporting Cultures: Playing through Sporting Pleasures, Resisting Racialized Exclusions ... 130

Chinese Railroad Workers in North America: Recovering the Production of Misery and Ways of Resistance ... 183

Cold War, the Asia-Pacific, and Transnational American Studies, The ... 316

Exiled Intimacies: Visual Culture and Transnational Asia/America ... 227

From Divine Sorrow to Refugee Resentment: Tracing Transnational Vietnamese Counter-Memories ... 129

Genealogies of Diasporic Resistance: Imagining Transnational Filipina/o American Studies ... 102

Normativity and the Hetero-state ... 231

Radical Organizing and Imperial Contradictions Across the Pacific ... 399

Sense and Scale of Asian Misery, The ... 362

Settler Colonialism, the Philippines, and American Empire ... 200

Transnational History of Japan–North America Migration and Contact: Labour, Culture, and Transracial Relationships ... 026

Transpacific Entanglements: American Studies, Asian Studies, Asian American Studies ... 340

Writing Wrongs ... 405

Atlantic World

Beyond the Misery of the Archive: Doing Memory Work in Contemporary Black Canadian Art and Activism ... 217

Caucus Early American Matters: Troubling Region: The Problem of Geography in Teaching "the Early Americas" ... 184

Race and the Age of Revolution in Hemispheric Studies ... 141

Then Again: Race, Recurrent Misery, and Resistant Futures ... 019

Border Studies

Borderlands, Culture, and the State: A Conversation Across Disciplines ... 066

In/cisions and De/cisions: Oppression and Resistance in Native and Latino American Border Narratives ... 304

Mapping Violence, Projecting Desire, Seeing Futures ... 024

Miserable on Main Street ... 374

(Not) Talking Back to Empire ... 048

Race, Ethnicity, Indigeneity: Critical Static Across the U.S./Canada Border ... 070

Caribbean Studies

Ambiguity of Belonging, The: Space and Place in the Writing of Dionne Brand ... 012

Hemispheric Trauma and the Latina/o-Indigenous Cultural Imagination ... 058

Ideas from El Imperio: American Political Thought in Cuba and Beyond ... 205

On Black Lives Matter ... 376

Redefining Freedom and Sexual Justice in the Caribbean: A Roundtable ... 069

Settler Colonialism Analytic, The: A Critical Reappraisal ... 249

Chicano/Latino Studies

Asian/American and Latina/o Aesthetics of Resistance: A Dialogue on Etiolation, Abnormality, Brownness, Opacity and Rage ... 208

Asian/American and Latina/o Aesthetics of Resistance: A Dialogue on Negativity, Inscrutability, Burning Out, and the Proximal ... 223

Border Crossing Music ... 053

Borderlands, Culture, and the State: A Conversation Across Disciplines ... 066

Caucus Sound Studies I: (Re)Sounding Misery and Resistance: Chicana Feminist Listening Practices in Radio, Film, and Television ... 165

Chains, Fences, and Bonds ... 189

Criminalizing Spaces ... 309

Critical Latino Indigeneities: Transborder Cultures, Mobility, and Movements ... 400

Cultivating Communal Sites of Knowledge Production in the Critical Latin@ Studies Classroom ... 091

Defining and Contesting Miserabilism: Migrant Confrontations with Inequality in Mexico and the United States ... 076

Food at Every Speed ... 412

Hemispheric Trauma and the Latina/o-Indigenous Cultural Imagination ... 058

New Directions in Latina/o Scholarship ... 209

(Not) Talking Back to Empire ... 048

Regimes of Health and Medicine ... 382

Settler Colonialism Analytic, The: A Critical Reappraisal ... 249

Spinning and Spanning the Globe ... 265

Childhood and Youth

Brave New Digital World ... 279

Collateral Damage in the Family ... 352

Conversations about Age and Institutions in the Windy City ... 253

Infrastructure, Race, and Misery ... 060

Sad Children: Social Misery in the Real and Imagined Spaces of Childhood ... 402

Social Tragedies of Music Making? Child Stars, Digital Patronage, and Aging R&B Performers ... 016

Citizenship

ASA Minority Scholars Committee II: The Invisibility and Performance of Labor of Diversity ... 300

Beyond Ayaan Hiirsi Ali: On Being Black, Muslim, and from East Africa in Liberal North American Societies ... 120

Boundaries and Beyond ... 049

Food at Every Speed ... 412

Hooray for the Riff-Raff: Shiftless Hustlers, Tramps and Street Punks Resisting Carcerality and Capitalism ... 038

Just Deserters: Allegiance and American Desertion ... 358

Miserable Circulations: Race, Sex, Labor, and Creativity ... 097

Miserable on Main Street ... 374

Non-Profit Blues: Affective Economies in/of the NPIC ... 186

North of Misery: Migration, Affect, and Action

Re-Alignments and Resistance: Queer Migration Interventions into State-Sanctioned Misery ... 398

Sites of Trauma and the Making of Disability ... 063

Where Misery Meets Agency: A Critique of Empowerment, Resilience and Bearing Witness Models of Intervention ... 005

Class

ASA Minority Scholars Committee I: The Business of Diversity ... 275

Black Misery in Word and World ... 018

Border Crossing Music ... 053

Caucus Academic and Community Activism I: Resisting Perpetual (Re-)Productions of Misery? Transnational Multimedia Life Writing ... 196

Caucus Science and Technology Studies: Machines and Proletarians: (Re)Producing and Resisting Misery ... 175

Caucus Visual Culture II: Race, Labor and Misery Under the Photographic Lens ... 216

Colonialism and the Settler State ... 042

Counter-Optics: Reworking the Image in an Age of Structural Violence ... 331

Dwelling within Misery: Capital, Affect, and Social Movement(s) ... 257

Emotion of Photography, The ... 009

Facing Post-gentrification: On the Politics of Home in an Era of Rapid Change ... 033

Global Legacies of Black Radicalism: War, Law and Class ... 334

Hooray for the Riff-Raff: Shiftless Hustlers, Tramps and Street Punks Resisting Carcerality and Capitalism ... 038

Monuments to (In)justice ... 015

Social Tragedies of Music Making? Child Stars, Digital Patronage, and Aging R&B Performers ... 016

Writing Wrongs ... 405

Colonial and Postcolonial Studies

Abolition and Decolonization in Canada and the U.S. ... 021

American Quarterly I: Pacific Currents ... 156

ASA Program Committee: Lisa Lowe's The Intimacies of Four Continents: A Roundtable ... 174

ASA Program Committee: NonAligned: Global Dispossession and Solidarity 60 Years after Bandung ... 349

Broken Hearts: Misery Takes Its Toll ... 215

Caucus Academic and Community Activism II: The ASA Boycott Resolution Two Years Later: Looking Back, Moving Forward ... 301

Contesting Inter/national Militarized Security in the "Asia Pacific" and Imagining An Otherwise ... 277

Decolonial Feminism in Theory and Practice ... 020

Emergent Themes in Middle East American Studies ... 337

Geographies of Indigenous and Settler Immiseration, Commiseration, and Resistance ... 035

Global Legacies of Black Radicalism: War, Law and Class ... 334

Ideas from El Imperio: American Political Thought in Cuba and Beyond ... 205

Indigenous Fine Arts ... 254

Insidious Discourses: U.S. Settler Colonialism and Territorialization ... 051

Longing, Affect, Bodies: Gendered Embodiments in North American Settler Colonies ... 292

Methodological Miseries and Race along the Seams of Empire ... 341

Misery of Settler Colonialism, The: Roundtable on Glen Coulthard's Red Skin, White Masks and Audra Simpson's Mohawk Interruptus ... 122

Narratives of Colonial Loss and Ways of Resistance in Hawai'i ... 354

Neoliberal Reproduction of the Cold War "Miseries" ... 138

(Not) Talking Back to Empire ... 048

Place of Palestinian Life Writing in American Studies, The ... 291

Religious Cultures of U.S. Imperialism ... 255

Sentimental Modes: The Historical Deployment of Misery in Visual Culture ... 387

Settler Colonialism Analytic, The: A Critical Reappraisal ... 249

Settler Colonialism, the Philippines, and American Empire ... 200

Theorizing Settler Societies ... 378

To Keep from Crying: Aamer Rahman Stand-Up ... 372

Transnational Capital, Security State, and Militarized Racial Modernity in America's Asia Pacific ... 092

Unsettling Knowledge: Resisting the Miseries of Imperial U.S. Education ... 306

Where Misery Meets Agency: A Critique of Empowerment, Resilience and Bearing Witness Models of Intervention ... 005

Communications

Boundaries and Beyond ... 049

Caucus Science and Technology Studies: Machines and Proletarians: (Re)Producing and Resisting Misery ... 175

Caucus Sound Studies III: Listening to Breaking Windows: Urban Mobility and Sonic Disorder in New York City ... 211

Infrastructure, Race, and Misery ... 060

Misery Machines: An Investigation into Therapeutic and Affective Technologies ... 377

Not Funny, Not Fun: Unlaughter, Anti-Jokes, and the Empire's Others ... 413

Queer and Transgender Misery ... 061

Critical Theory

After the Misery: What Are Critical University Studies For? ... 299

American Exceptionalism and the Biopolitical Turn ... 052

Anarchism: From the Settler Colonial State to the Anthropocene ... 278

And Now a Word From Our Miserable Sponsors! ... 073

ASA Regional Chapters Committee: A Discussion with ASA Regional Student Award Winners ... 414

Caucus Critical Disability Studies I: Affect Theory Meets Mad Studies: A Roundtable ... 198

Caucus Critical Prison Studies III: The Contradictions and Changing Permutations of the Prison Industrial Complex ... 172

Chronicity and Contagion: Reimagining Queer-Crip Biosociality ... 407

Comprehending Trauma ... 396

Conversation on Race and Critical Theory, A (with members of the Living Commons Collective) ... 218

Data and Diaspora Catalogues: Black Life and Death in the Future Space ... 098

Decolonial Feminism in Theory and Practice ... 020

Diminishing Attachments: Feminist Politics and Aesthetics in the Miserable 1970s ... 032

Disorganizing Knowledge ... 181

Dwelling within Misery: Capital, Affect, and Social Movement(s) ... 257

Fighting Choreographies: Dance and Violence in American Popular Culture ... 079

Forms and Fantasies of Annihilation ... 057

Indigeneity, Immiseration, and Affective Despair I ... 159

Indigeneity, Immiseration, and Affective Despair II ... 182

Mapping Violence, Projecting Desire, Seeing Futures ... 024

Misery of Settler Colonialism, The: Roundtable on Glen Coulthard's Red Skin, White Masks and Audra Simpson's Mohawk Interruptus ... 122

Ne(ur)oliberal Subject, The: Doing American Studies in the Age of Brain Science ... 357

Object Misery and The Resistant Art of Scavenge ... 043

Rejecting Misery: Engaging Critical Ethnic Studies in Arizona ... 132

Representing Misery without Civil Society ... 419

Resistance and Consent ... 385

Sites of Trauma and the Making of Disability ... 063

Slavery: Agency, Respectability, and the Material ... 422

States of Injury ... 094

This is Your Life? ... 103

Writing Wrongs ... 405

Cultural Geography

Ambiguity of Belonging, The: Space and Place in the Writing of Dionne Brand ... 012

Caucus Material Culture I: Building Oppression: Misery and Resistance in the American Cultural Environment ... 148

Death/Work: Afterlives of the Black Mortuary ... 027

Geographies of Indigenous and Settler Immiseration, Commiseration, and Resistance ... 035

Locating Class ... 285

Miserable on Main Street ... 374

Monuments to (In)justice ... 015

Urban Environment, The ... 022

Diaspora Studies

ASA Critical Ethnic Studies Committee II: Rebuilding and Re-presenting Port-au-Prince and New Orleans Through the Lens of Black Misery: Five and Ten Years Post-Disaster ... 180

ASA Program Committee: Golem Theory?: Critical Jewish Studies in/and ASA ... 219

ASA Program Committee: Lisa Lowe's The Intimacies of Four Continents: A Roundtable ... 174

ASA Program Committee: NonAligned: Global Dispossession and Solidarity 60 Years after Bandung ... 349

Black Queer Diaspora Praxis and Its Manifold Futures ... 232

Boundaries and Beyond ... 049

From Divine Sorrow to Refugee Resentment: Tracing Transnational Vietnamese Counter-Memories ... 129

Genealogies of Diasporic Resistance: Imagining Transnational Filipina/o American Studies ... 102

Performances of Race ... 290

Queer and Transgender Misery ... 061

Race and Wellbeing in Middle Eastern America: Resisting White Singularity and Challenging Histories of Misery ... 210

Redefining Freedom and Sexual Justice in the Caribbean: A Roundtable ... 069

Slavery, Miseries, and Recuperations ... 406

Soundings in African American Studies ... 388

Theorizing Settler Societies ... 378

Uneven Miseries: The Incommensurate Politics of Comparative Racialization ... 312

Woe Is Me? Resisting Misery in Politically Engaged South Asian Diasporic Art and Literature ... 401

Digital Humanities

Brave New Digital World ... 279

Caucus Digital Humanities I: Digital Shorts: The (Re)production of Misery and the Ways of Resistance ... 212

Caucus Digital Humanities II: The Shadow Archive: Digital (Re)Assemblages of Ephemera ... 234

Cultivating Communal Sites of Knowledge Production in the Critical Latin@ Studies Classroom ... 091

Data and Diaspora Catalogues: Black Life and Death in the Future Space ... 098

Invisible is a Lonely Number: (Re)Presenting Race and Gender in the Digital Humanities ... 318

Soundings in African American Studies ... 388

Digital Media

Brave New Digital World ... 279

Caucus Digital Humanities I: Digital Shorts: The (Re)production of Misery and the Ways of Resistance ... 212

Caucus Digital Humanities II: The Shadow Archive: Digital (Re)Assemblages of Ephemera ... 234

Chains, Fences, and Bonds ... 189

Death Panel, The ... 381

Digital Death Worlds: Mediating Necropolitics ... 031

Miserable Systems: Affect, Materiality, and Resistance in Intermediated Networks ... 408

(Not) Talking Back to Empire ... 048

Queer and Transgender Misery ... 061

Re-making Institutions for Resistance: The Present and Future of the Public Intellectual ... 415

Disability Studies

Asian American Miseries: The Sounds of Silence ... 096

Caucus Critical Disability Studies I: Affect Theory Meets Mad Studies: A Roundtable ... 198

Caucus Critical Disability Studies II: Building Intersectionality: American Studies Meets Critical Disability Studies ... 220

Chronicity and Contagion: Reimagining Queer-Crip Biosociality ... 407

Disability and Performances of Citizenship ... 055

Entanglements of Pathologization and Criminalization ... 359

From Bhopal to Port-au-Prince: Environmental and Health Disasters in the Global South ... 332

Gender, Sexuality, and the Politics of (De)institutionalization, 1955–1988 ... 034

Institutions of Misery: Abjection, Sexuality, and Aesthetic Practices ... 036

Misery Loves Company: Reimagining Disability/Transgender ... 375

Narratives of Resistance: Rethinking the Politics of Health and Illness ... 310

Resisting Whiteness: Queering Race, Disability, and Gender in the U.S. since 1900 ... 404

School Daze ... 386

Sites of Trauma and the Making of Disability ... 063

States of Injury ... 094

War and Sacrifice ... 416

Early American Studies

Caucus Early American Matters: Colloquy with Ed Baptist on The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism ... 161

Caucus Early American Matters: Troubling Region: The Problem of Geography in Teaching "the Early Americas" ... 184

Early American Spaces of Misery: The Alienation of Labor and Land in Homes, Cities, Frontiers ... 136

Early Environmentalisms ... 229

Queer Misery: Queer Lives, Queer Texts, and Producing the Possible in Early America ... 207

Re(Productions) of Early America in the Reader's Mind: Imagining Ambivalent Beginnings ... 329

Resistance and Resilience in Native America ... 222

Slavery: Agency, Respectability, and the Material ... 422

Education

ASA Committee on Departments, Centers and Programs: American Studies on a Shoe-String ... When You're the Shoe-String ... 145

ASA Committee on Departments, Programs, and Centers: Beyond the Buzz? The Pleasures and Miseries of Internationalization ... 228

ASA Committee on Graduate Education II: Perfecting Your Pitch: Graduate Student Professionalization with the Pros ... 221

ASA Committee on Graduate Education III: The Ethics of Graduate Education in the 21st Century Academy ... 345

ASA K–16 Collaboration Committee I: In Anger and Violence: The Cruxes of Misery through U.S. Public Schooling ... 330

ASA Minority Scholars Committee II: The Invisibility and Performance of Labor of Diversity ... 300

ASA Minority Scholars Committee I: The Business of Diversity ... 275

ASA Students' Committee Workshop II: Innovative Assignments ... 176

How Do We Teach Research? Pedagogical Practice in Interdisciplinary Methodologies ... 080

Indigenous Fine Arts ... 254

Public Education, National Security State, and Insurgent Black Life: Tracing Genealogies and Infrastructures of the Racial State ... 041

Public Representations of Misery ... 082

Sad Children: Social Misery in the Real and Imagined Spaces of Childhood ... 402

School Daze ... 386

Slavery: Agency, Respectability, and the Material ... 422

Unsettling Knowledge: Resisting the Miseries of Imperial U.S. Education ... 306

Environmental Studies

Abjection and the Consumption of the Body ... 047

Atomic Anthropocene ... 252

Caucus Environment and Culture I: How American Studies Scholars Can Address Climate Change ... 308

Caucus Environment and Culture II: Crude Production, Hidden Miseries: Reimagining Global Oil's Commodity Life Cycle ... 346

Caucus Material Culture II: Representing Terrible Things: The Material Culture of Misery in America ... 171

Climate Change and Ways of Resistance ... 256

Comprehending Trauma ... 396

Criminalizing Spaces ... 309

Early Environmentalisms ... 229

Ecologies of Misery: Domesticity and Disaffected Labor ... 313

Emotion of Photography, The ... 009

Environmental Misery: Confronting the Future of the Anthropocene ... 303

From Bhopal to Port-au-Prince: Environmental and Health Disasters in the Global South ... 332

Katrina: Ten Years After ... 085

Miserable in its Own Way? Disasters, Solidarity and Resistance ... 392

Misery Loves Company: Ruins, Risk, and Creative Contingencies ... 393

Modes of Misery, Genres of Grief: Narrative Forms of Environmental Suffering ... 163

Slavery: Agency, Respectability, and the Material ... 422

Unsettling Acts: Queering Ecotheory through Migration and Transience ... 289

Urban Environment, The ... 022

Ethnography

Abjection and the Consumption of the Body ... 047

Indigenous Fine Arts ... 254

Listening as Resistance or Resistant to Listening?: Ethnography, Oral History, Grounded Theory in American Studies ... 258

Theorizing Settler Societies ... 378

Urban Environment, The ... 022

War and Sacrifice ... 416

Film Studies

ASA Program Committee: Ferguson: A Report from Occupied Territory ... 110

Dis/Enabling Misery: Racial Trauma, Resistance, and the Black Body in Literature and Film ... 077

Film Screening: Love and Solidarity, director, Michael Honey (38 minutes). ... 117

Film Screening: Spirits of Rebellion and Discussion of Resistance and Misery in Black American Cinema (90 minutes) ... 118

Forms and Fantasies of Annihilation ... 057

Indigenous Fine Arts ... 254

Katrina: Ten Years After ... 085

Miseries and Commiseration in the Mix ... 395

(Not) Talking Back to Empire ... 048

Production of Misery in Media Forms, The: Neoliberalism, Resistance, and Repression ... 011

Spinning and Spanning the Globe ... 265

Sports on Screen: Visual Economies of Representation in Film, Television, and Digital Media ... 338

Visuality, Blackness, and Misery's Company ... 311

Folklore

Race and Resistance in the Folklorization and Reappropriation of Musical Cultures of Struggle ... 140

Foodways

Feeling Shitty: The Affective Miseries of Multiculturalism and Corporeal Ways of Resistance ... 059

Food at Every Speed ... 412

Locating Class ... 285

Gender Studies

ASA Committee on Departments, Centers and Programs: American Studies on a Shoe-String ... When You're the Shoe-String ... 145

ASA Critical Ethnic Studies Committee I: Ethnic Studies Past, Present and Future ... 157

ASA K–16 Collaboration Committee I: In Anger and Violence: The Cruxes of Misery through U.S. Public Schooling ... 330

ASA Women's Committee I: How Does It Feel? Aesthetics, Minoritarian Politics and the Political Sensorium ... 126

Asian American Sexualities and the Reproduction of Misery in U.S. Popular Culture ... 074

Black (Re)Production, Biocapital, and the Legacies of Colonial Science and Slavery and in the Americas ... 224

Border Crossing Music ... 053

Chemical Harvests and Hideous Progeny: Visualizing the Miseries of Reproduction ... 166

Collateral Damage in the Family ... 352

Colonialism and the Settler State ... 042

Countering the State: Misery, Surveillance, and Narratives of Resistance ... 307

Criminalizing Spaces ... 309

Decolonial Feminism in Theory and Practice ... 020

Depatriarchal Practice in/against Neoliberalism: Migrations of Misery and Resistance in Las Améeacute;ricas ... 029

Diminishing Attachments: Feminist Politics and Aesthetics in the Miserable 1970s ... 032

Does Misery Move You? Transnational Mobility, Affective Vulnerability, and the Gendering of Racialized Criminality ... 101

Emergent Themes in Middle East American Studies ... 337

Entrepreneurial Miseries: Neoliberalism and the (Trans)Formation of White Masculinity ... 364

Gendering the Trans-Pacific World ... 151

Histories of Violence I: Gender and Sexuality ... 125

Histories of Violence III: State of the Field ... 173

Indigeneity, Immiseration, and Affective Despair I ... 159

Indigeneity, Immiseration, and Affective Despair II ... 182

Intimate Industries in the Making of Precarity: A Transnational Conversation on How Bodies Matter ... 039

Invisible is a Lonely Number: (Re)Presenting Race and Gender in the Digital Humanities ... 318

Lady Justice?: Black Women, Sexuality, and the U.S. Legal System ... 083

Landscapes of Racialized Dispossession: Urban Carcerality, Relational Subjectivities, and Neoliberal Violence ... 268

Longing, Affect, Bodies: Gendered Embodiments in North American Settler Colonies ... 292

Misery, Shame, and Tragedy: The Struggles and Strategies of Women Performers ... 250

Negotiating Difference, Forging Solidarities ... 064

Normativity and the Hetero-state ... 231

Ordinary Crises: Visual Rites of Survival and Resistance ... 185

Pedagogies of Misery: (Re)Working the Limits of Neoliberal Higher Education ... 104

Photographing Existence in the Americas: Race, Gender, Migration, and the Diasporic Lens ... 284

Politics of Black Cultural (Re)Production, The ... 360

Precarious Performances across Genres and Geographies ... 287

Queer: A Funky, Old, Nasty, Mess ... 162

Queer and Feminist Forms: Aesthetics Practices of Affiliation and Disidentification ... 380

Queer Spaces ... 040

Regime and Reckoning ... 261

Re/production in Biocapitalism: Feminist Speculation and Alternative Futures ... 139

(Re)production of Misery among the Religious(ly) Right(eous), The: Coercion, Conformity, and Resistance to Hetero/Homonormative Patriarchy ... 305

Reproduction, Reconstruction, and Dispossession ... 383

Resistance and Resilience in Native America ... 222

Resisting Misery and Remembering Resistance: Race, Genocidal Carcerality and Social Movement Histories in California ... 403

Sex, Misère, and the Redemptive: Barebacking and Historicity ... 037

Sexual Dissidents and the Perverse Appeal of Marriage ... 421

Sites of Trauma and the Making of Disability ... 063

Slavery: Agency, Respectability, and the Material ... 422

Slavery, Miseries, and Recuperations ... 406

Spectacles of Misery: Violence, Resistance, and Subversive Performance ... 004

Teaching with Tension: Post-racial Rhetoric, Resistance, and Reality in the Classroom ... 266

Unseen and In Motion ... 072

War and Sacrifice ... 416

Geography

Afterlives of Misery: Legacies and Prophecies in the Neo-Slave Narrative ... 071

Catastrophe and American Studies ... 099

Misery Loves Company: Ruins, Risk, and Creative Contingencies ... 393

Settler Colonialism, the Philippines, and American Empire ... 200

Global/Transnational/Cross-Cultural Studies

AIDS and its Aesthetic, Cultural, and Legal Afterlives ... 373

American Quarterly III: Workshop on American Quarterly Review and Editorial Process ... 202

American Quarterly II: Re-situating American Quarterly in Hawai'i, Pacific, and Asia ... 179

ASA Committee on Departments, Programs, and Centers: Beyond the Buzz? The Pleasures and Miseries of Internationalization ... 228

ASA International Committee I: The Locations of American Studies ... 068

ASA International Committee II: Indigenous and Critical Race Perspectives on Transnational Power ... 195

ASA International Committee III: American Studies and the U.S. State ... 325

ASA Program Committee: From Ferguson to Palestine and Beyond: Geographies of Political and Cultural Resistance ... 274

ASA Program Committee: NonAligned: Global Dispossession and Solidarity 60 Years after Bandung ... 349

Blackness, Relation, and Liberal Ways of War ... 062

Border Crossing Music ... 053

Boundaries and Beyond ... 049

Catastrophe and American Studies ... 099

Caucus Academic and Community Activism I: Resisting Perpetual (Re-)Productions of Misery? Transnational Multimedia Life Writing ... 196

Caucus Critical Prison Studies I: Carceral Globalization and Circuits of Resistance A ... 124

Caucus Environment and Culture I: How American Studies Scholars Can Address Climate Change ... 308

Chinese Railroad Workers in North America: Recovering the Production of Misery and Ways of Resistance ... 183

Cold War Camera and the Cultural Politics of Visuality ... 281

Collateral Damage in the Family ... 352

Contagion and Containment: Epidemiological Surveillance and Biomedical Misery in Contemporary Transnational Cultures ... 353

Does Misery Move You? Transnational Mobility, Affective Vulnerability, and the Gendering of Racialized Criminality ... 101

Emotion of Photography, The ... 009

Epistemologies of Skin: Visual, Biomedical, and Affective Technologies of Health, Race, and Beauty ... 342

From Divine Sorrow to Refugee Resentment: Tracing Transnational Vietnamese Counter-Memories ... 129

Gendering the Trans-Pacific World ... 151

Genealogies of Diasporic Resistance: Imagining Transnational Filipina/o American Studies ... 102

In/cisions and De/cisions: Oppression and Resistance in Native and Latino American Border Narratives ... 304

International Formations: The Horizons of Solidarity and Accountability ... 328

Intimate Industries in the Making of Precarity: A Transnational Conversation on How Bodies Matter ... 039

Maritime Melancholies: Oceanic Archives of Resistance ... 317

Miserable on Main Street ... 374

Miseries and Commiseration in the Mix ... 395

Misery Index, The: Sites of Resistance and Revitalization in Southeast Asia ... 361

Monuments to (In)justice ... 015

Neoliberal Reproduction of the Cold War "Miseries" ... 138

North of Misery: Migration, Affect, and Action ... 397

Not Funny, Not Fun: Unlaughter, Anti-Jokes, and the Empire's Others ... 413

Performances of Race ... 290

Photographing Existence in the Americas: Race, Gender, Migration, and the Diasporic Lens ... 284

Precarious Performances across Genres and Geographies ... 287

Racial Capitalism and Settler Colonialism: Thinking Through the Relationship ... 078

Re/Centering AIDS in the Age of Gay Liberalism ... 105

Re/Producing Ferguson in Europe: Protest Movements from the Streets to the Classroom ... 131

Settler Colonialism, the Philippines, and American Empire ... 200

Spinning and Spanning the Globe ... 265

This is Your Life? ... 103

Transpacific Entanglements: American Studies, Asian Studies, Asian American Studies ... 340

Urban Environment, The ... 022

Where Misery Meets Agency: A Critique of Empowerment, Resilience and Bearing Witness Models of Intervention ... 005

Health and Medicine

AIDS and its Aesthetic, Cultural, and Legal Afterlives ... 373

Beyond Recovery: Neoliberal Health Governance and the Limits of Resistance ... 177

Brave New Digital World ... 279

Broken Hearts: Misery Takes Its Toll ... 215

Contagion and Containment: Epidemiological Surveillance and Biomedical Misery in Contemporary Transnational Cultures ... 353

Criminalizing Spaces ... 309

Epistemologies of Skin: Visual, Biomedical, and Affective Technologies of Health, Race, and Beauty ... 342

Feminist/Queer Activism in the Post-Industrial City (A Live Oral History/Storytelling Session) ... 113

Immaterialism, Repetition, and Disability: Medical Counter-Narratives as Sites of Resistance and Recovery ... 391

Just Deserters: Allegiance and American Desertion ... 358

Misery Machines: An Investigation into Therapeutic and Affective Technologies ... 377

Narratives of Resistance: Rethinking the Politics of Health and Illness ... 310

Palimpsestic Stigma: 1960s Community Medicine and Community Mental Health ... 262

Regimes of Health and Medicine ... 382

States of Injury ... 094

Hemispheric Studies

Critical Latino Indigeneities: Transborder Cultures, Mobility, and Movements ... 400

Defiant Assembly: Resisting Misery through Performance and Visual Art in the Americas ... 045

Depatriarchal Practice in/against Neoliberalism: Migrations of Misery and Resistance in Las Améeacute;ricas ... 029

I'm with Ridunculous! ... 107

Race and the Age of Revolution in Hemispheric Studies

Slavery, Miseries, and Recuperations ... 406

Theorizing Settler Societies ... 378

This is Your Life? ... 103

History

Amateur Hour: Performances of Race in Twentieth Century American Popular Culture ... 050

Black Radical Internationalist Tradition, The: Culture, Media, and Resistance to Racial Capitalism ... 315

Border Crossing Music ... 053

Caucus Visual Culture I: Photographic Returns ... 194

Colonialism and the Settler State ... 042

Death Panel, The ... 381

Film Screening: Spirits of Rebellion and Discussion of Resistance and Misery in Black American Cinema (90 minutes) ... 118

Law as Archive ... 267

Miserable in its Own Way? Disasters, Solidarity and Resistance ... 392

Miserable on Main Street ... 374

Ne(ur)oliberal Subject, The: Doing American Studies in the Age of Brain Science ... 357

(Not) Talking Back to Empire ... 048

Presidential Address ... 245

Regimes of Health and Medicine ... 382

Resistance and Resilience in Native America ... 222

Settler Colonialism, the Philippines, and American Empire ... 200

Humor Studies

Black Miseries and Modes of Satirical Resistance ... 135

I'm with Ridunculous! ... 107

Not Funny, Not Fun: Unlaughter, Anti-Jokes, and the Empire's Others ... 413

Performances of Race ... 290

To Keep from Crying: Aamer Rahman Stand-Up ... 372

Immigration

Beyond Ayaan Hiirsi Ali: On Being Black, Muslim, and from East Africa in Liberal North American Societies ... 120

Boundaries and Beyond ... 049

Chains, Fences, and Bonds ... 189

Emergent Themes in Middle East American Studies ... 337

Food at Every Speed ... 412

Miserable on Main Street ... 374

North of Misery: Migration, Affect, and Action ... 397

Radical Organizing and Imperial Contradictions Across the Pacific ... 399

Re-Alignments and Resistance: Queer Migration Interventions into State-Sanctioned Misery ... 398

Unseen and In Motion ... 072

Unsettling Acts: Queering Ecotheory through Migration

and Transience ... 289

Indigenous Studies

Abolition and Decolonization in Canada and the U.S. ... 021

American Quarterly II: Re-situating American Quarterly in Hawai'i, Pacific, and Asia ... 179

American Quarterly I: Pacific Currents ... 156

Anarchism: From the Settler Colonial State to the Anthropocene ... 278

ASA International Committee II: Indigenous and Critical Race Perspectives on Transnational Power ... 195

ASA Program Committee: Settler Colonialism and the Question of Indigenous Studies: A Position Paper and Three Responses ... 088

Colonialism and the Settler State ... 042

Critical Latino Indigeneities: Transborder Cultures, Mobility,

and Movements ... 400

Defining and Contesting Miserabilism: Migrant Confrontations with Inequality in Mexico and the United States ... 076

Food at Every Speed ... 412

Geographies of Indigenous and Settler Immiseration, Commiseration, and Resistance ... 035

Hemispheric Trauma and the Latina/o-Indigenous Cultural Imagination ... 058

Indigeneity, Immiseration, and Affective Despair I ... 159

Indigeneity, Immiseration, and Affective Despair II ... 182

Indigenous Fine Arts ... 254

Indigenous Persistence Where We Meet ... 014

Insidious Discourses: U.S. Settler Colonialism and Territorialization ... 051

Longing, Affect, Bodies: Gendered Embodiments in North American Settler Colonies ... 292

Narratives of Colonial Loss and Ways of Resistance in Hawai'i ... 354

Queering Governmentality ... 127

Race, Ethnicity, Indigeneity: Critical Static Across the U.S./Canada Border ... 070

Racial Capitalism and Settler Colonialism: Thinking Through the Relationship ... 078

Religious Cultures of U.S. Imperialism ... 255

Resistance in Academia: Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality in Academic Labor ... 225

Tense and Tender Ties: Critical Ethnic Studies and Critical Mixed Race Studies; Race and Multiracialism ... 203

Theorizing Settler Societies ... 378

Landscape and the Built Environment

Abjection and the Consumption of the Body ... 047

Architecture and Narrative: The Production and Renovation of Everyday Space ... 095

Caucus Material Culture I: Building Oppression: Misery and Resistance in the American Cultural Environment ... 148

Miserable on Main Street ... 374

Pleasures and Perils of the Open Road, The ... 350

Scenes of Crime in the Landscape of Urban Redevelopment ... 418

Urban Environment, The ... 022

Legal Studies

AIDS and its Aesthetic, Cultural, and Legal Afterlives ... 373

Blackness and the Miseries of Law in the Long Afterlife of Slavery ... 054

Emergent Themes in Middle East American Studies ... 337

Lady Justice?: Black Women, Sexuality, and the U.S. Legal System ... 083

Law and Misery: Constructing and Deconstructing Legal Regimes of Miserablism ... 293

Law as Archive ... 267

Public Representations of Misery ... 082

Literary Studies

Architecture and Narrative: The Production and Renovation of Everyday Space ... 095

ASA Program Committee: Canadian Writers Read ... 226

Beyond Pleasure Reading: Race and Genre Fiction ... 154

Black Experimentation: Politics and Aesthetics Beyond Resistance ... 160

Black Misery in Word and World ... 018

Canadian Association for American Studies II: American Realisms and the Pursuit of Unhappiness ... 046

Canadian Association for American Studies III: Free Market Fictions ... 067

Dis/Enabling Misery: Racial Trauma, Resistance, and the Black Body in Literature and Film ... 077

Early American Spaces of Misery: The Alienation of Labor and Land in Homes, Cities, Frontiers ... 136

Emergent Themes in Middle East American Studies ... 337

Indigenous Fine Arts ... 254

Locating Class ... 285

Miserabilist Mediations: Recording, Radio, Reportage, and the Multimedia of Racial Reproduction and Resistance ... 133

Narratives of Resistance: Rethinking the Politics of Health and Illness ... 310

Normativity and the Hetero-state ... 231

(Not) Talking Back to Empire ... 048

Oh, the (In)humanity: Biopolitics, Misery, and the Limits of the Human ... 410

On Black Lives Matter ... 376

Performances of Race ... 290

Place of Palestinian Life Writing in American Studies, The ... 291

Progressive Era's Afterlives, The ... 013

Queer and Feminist Forms: Aesthetics Practices of Affiliation and Disidentification ... 380

Queer and Transgender Misery ... 061

Reproduction, Reconstruction, and Dispossession ... 383

Re(Productions) of Early America in the Reader's Mind: Imagining Ambivalent Beginnings ... 329

Resistance and Resilience in Native America ... 222

Risen From the Ashes: Speculative Fiction at the End of the World ... 420

Sense and Scale of Asian Misery, The ... 362

Slavery, Miseries, and Recuperations ... 406

Speaking Askance: Experimental Aesthetics and Social Critique in Black Expressive Culture ... 017

States of Injury ... 094

Talking Back or Suffering in Silence: Female Misery and the Resistance of Voice ... 411

Then Again: Race, Recurrent Misery, and Resistant Futures ... 019

This is Your Life? ... 103

Material Culture

Abjection and the Consumption of the Body ... 047

Architecture and Narrative: The Production and Renovation of Everyday Space ... 095

Canadian Association for American Studies I: Wildcat Currencies: America's Alternative Economies ... 025

Caucus Material Culture I: Building Oppression: Misery and Resistance in the American Cultural Environment ... 148

Caucus Material Culture II: Representing Terrible Things: The Material Culture of Misery in America ... 171

Ecologies of Misery: Domesticity and Disaffected Labor ... 313

Miserable on Main Street ... 374

Miserable Systems: Affect, Materiality, and Resistance in Intermediated Networks ... 408

Object Misery and The Resistant Art of Scavenge ... 043

Religious Geographies of Suffering and Resistance ... 280

Slavery: Agency, Respectability, and the Material ... 422

Soundings in African American Studies ... 388

Violent Intimacies: Producing Racial Terror in American Visual and Material Culture ... 123

Middle East American Studies

ASA Program Committee: From Ferguson to Palestine and Beyond: Geographies of Political and Cultural Resistance ... 274

Boundaries and Beyond ... 049

Crude Extractions in Media ... 282

Emergent Themes in Middle East American Studies ... 337

Forcefields of U.S. Imperialism: The Management of Warfare in the War on Terror ... 056

I'm with Ridunculous! ... 107

Locating Class ... 285

Place of Palestinian Life Writing in American Studies, The ... 291

Polarization on the Potomac and the Jordan: American Political Cultures and Israel-Palestine Gridlock ... 333

Queer and Transgender Misery ... 061

Race and Wellbeing in Middle Eastern America: Resisting White Singularity and Challenging Histories of Misery ... 210

Militarism/War

Atomic Anthropocene ... 252

Comprehending Trauma ... 396

Contesting Inter/national Militarized Security in the "Asia Pacific" and Imagining An Otherwise ... 277

Crude Extractions in Media ... 282

Death Panel, The ... 381

Emergent Themes in Middle East American Studies ... 337

Film Screening: In His Own Home (30 minutes) ... 367

Forcefields of U.S. Imperialism: The Management of Warfare in the War on Terror ... 056

Histories of Violence II: Suffering for the State: Touring and Commemorating Sites of Militarized Violence ... 150

Iconographies of Suffering, Wars, and the Empire's Media ... 158

Just Deserters: Allegiance and American Desertion ... 358

Mapping Violence, Projecting Desire, Seeing Futures ... 024

Misery and Memorial: On the 9/11 Museum, its Objects, Topography, and Scale ... 134

Misery Index, The: Sites of Resistance and Revitalization in Southeast Asia ... 361

Ordinary Crises: Visual Rites of Survival and Resistance ... 185

Public Education, National Security State, and Insurgent Black Life: Tracing Genealogies and Infrastructures of the Racial State ... 041

Settler Colonialism, the Philippines, and American Empire ... 200

Technologies of Misery and [In]security in the Military-Industrial Complex ... 006

This is Your Life? ... 103

Transpacific Entanglements: American Studies, Asian Studies, Asian American Studies ... 340

Urban Environment, The ... 022

War and Sacrifice ... 416

Museum Studies

Comprehending Trauma ... 396

Histories of Violence II: Suffering for the State: Touring and Commemorating Sites of Militarized Violence ... 150

Misery and Memorial: On the 9/11 Museum, its Objects, Topography, and Scale ... 134

Music

Black Misery in Word and World ... 018

Border Crossing Music ... 053

Canadian Association for American Studies II: American Realisms and the Pursuit of Unhappiness ... 046

Caucus Sound Studies II: A Miserable Racket: American Music, American Noise ... 188

Come (back) to the Opera! War, Trauma and Mourning on the American Stage ... 324

Katrina: Ten Years After ... 085

Miseries and Commiseration in the Mix ... 395

Misery as Muse: Reifications, Appropriations, and Transformations of Black Suffering in Jazz ... 409

On Black Lives Matter ... 376

Race and Resistance in the Folklorization and Reappropriation of Musical Cultures of Struggle ... 140

Social Tragedies of Music Making? Child Stars, Digital Patronage, and Aging R&B Performers ... 016

Soundings in African American Studies ... 388

Unseen and In Motion ... 072

Native American Studies

Caucus Sports Studies II: Troubling a Racial Slur: Researching and Resisting the use of R*dskins in Sport ... 178

Colonialism and the Settler State ... 042

Comprehending Trauma ... 396

Food at Every Speed ... 412

In/cisions and De/cisions: Oppression and Resistance in Native and Latino American Border Narratives ... 304

Indigenous Fine Arts ... 254

International Formations: The Horizons of Solidarity and Accountability ... 328

Is Oppression Gendered?: Female Bodies as Sites of National, Colonial, and Sexual Oppression and Resistance ... 030

Misery of Settler Colonialism, The: Roundtable on Glen Coulthard's Red Skin, White Masks and Audra Simpson's Mohawk Interruptus ... 122

Producing the Racial Subject: Identity and Resistance Through Historical Modes of Capitalist Accumulation ... 152

Queering Governmentality ... 127

Resistance and Resilience in Native America ... 222

Settler Colonialism, the Philippines, and American Empire ... 200

States of Injury ... 094

Unseen and In Motion ... 072

Nineteenth Century

Chinese Railroad Workers in North America: Recovering the Production of Misery and Ways of Resistance ... 183

Collateral Damage in the Family ... 352

Miseries of Reproduction, The: Intractable Media and American Art of the Long Nineteenth Century ... 010

Normativity and the Hetero-state ... 231

Regimes of Health and Medicine ... 382

States of Injury ... 094

Pacific/Trans-Pacific/Pacific Rim/Global Pacific

American Quarterly II: Re-situating American Quarterly in Hawai'i, Pacific, and Asia ... 179

American Quarterly III: Workshop on American Quarterly Review and Editorial Process ... 202

And Now a Word From Our Miserable Sponsors! ... 073

Cold War, the Asia-Pacific, and Transnational American Studies, The ... 316

Contesting Inter/national Militarized Security in the "Asia Pacific" and Imagining An Otherwise ... 277

Doing American Studies From Abroad: Challenges and Opportunites ... 288

Gendering the Trans-Pacific World ... 151

Iconographies of Suffering, Wars, and the Empire's Media ... 158

Maritime Melancholies: Oceanic Archives of Resistance ... 317

Miseries and Commiseration in the Mix ... 395

Misery Index, The: Sites of Resistance and Revitalization in Southeast Asia ... 361

Radical Organizing and Imperial Contradictions Across the Pacific ... 399

Settler Colonialism, the Philippines, and American Empire ... 200

Transnational Capital, Security State, and Militarized Racial Modernity in America's Asia Pacific ... 092

Transnational History of Japan–North America Migration and Contact: Labour, Culture, and Transracial Relationships ... 026

Pacific Islander American Studies

American Quarterly I: Pacific Currents ... 156

Pedagogy

ASA Committee on Departments, Programs and Centers: What Is This Thing Called Interdisciplinarity? ... 206

ASA Minority Scholars Committee I: The Business of Diversity ... 275

ASA Students' Committee Workshop I: Job Materials ... 153

ASA Students' Committee Workshop II: Innovative Assignments ... 176

ASA Students' Committee Workshop III: Overcoming Misery: Accessing Structures of Support in the University ... 199

ASA Women's Committee II: Globalizing Sexuality in the Queer Studies Curriculum ... 355

Caucus Digital Humanities I: Digital Shorts: The (Re)production of Misery and the Ways of Resistance ... 212

Caucus Early American Matters: Troubling Region: The Problem of Geography in Teaching "the Early Americas" ... 184

Cultivating Communal Sites of Knowledge Production in the Critical Latin@ Studies Classroom ... 091

Disorganizing Knowledge ... 181

How Do We Teach Research? Pedagogical Practice in Interdisciplinary Methodologies ... 080

Misery Loves Complicity: Pedagogies of Social Justice Within and Beyond Corporate Universities ... 230

Pedagogical Resistance to "Paradigms of the Obvious" ... 379

Pedagogies of Misery: (Re)Working the Limits of Neoliberal Higher Education ... 104

Rejecting Misery: Engaging Critical Ethnic Studies in Arizona ... 132

Re/Producing Ferguson in Europe: Protest Movements from the Streets to the Classroom ... 131

School Daze ... 386

Teaching with Tension: Post-racial Rhetoric, Resistance, and Reality in the Classroom ... 266

Performance Studies

And Now a Word From Our Miserable Sponsors! ... 073

ASA Women's Committee I: How Does It Feel? Aesthetics, Minoritarian Politics and the Political Sensorium ... 126

Asian/American and Latina/o Aesthetics of Resistance: A Dialogue on Negativity, Inscrutability, Burning Out, and the Proximal ... 223

Caucus Sound Studies IV: Spinning Dystopia: DJ Practice, Urban Soundscapes and Techno-Sonic Intervention ... 233

Chains, Fences, and Bonds ... 189

Come (back) to the Opera! War, Trauma and Mourning on the American Stage ... 324

Death Panel, The ... 381

Defiant Assembly: Resisting Misery through Performance and Visual Art in the Americas ... 045

Emotion of Photography, The ... 009

Fighting Choreographies: Dance and Violence in American Popular Culture ... 079

Misery, Shame, and Tragedy: The Struggles and Strategies of Women Performers ... 250

Oh, That's Fierce: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Black Queer Performance ... 187

Performances of Race ... 290

Queering Governmentality ... 127

Regimes of Health and Medicine ... 382

Re/membering the Misery of Blackness: A Resistance through Memory, Performance, and an Ethics of Imagination ... 286

Sense and Scale of Asian Misery, The ... 362

Spectacles of Misery: Violence, Resistance, and Subversive Performance ... 004

Spectacular Humiliations: Matters of Performance, Misery, and Failure ... 314

Staged Reading of Lisa B. Thompson's Underground, A: Trauma, History and the Limits of Resistance ... 119

This is Your Life? ... 103

Unseen and In Motion ... 072

What Does It Mean to Play a Slave? The "Follow the North Star" Experiment ... 283

Writing Wrongs ... 405

Philosophy

Accept, Articulate, Mis(use): What's Afro-pessimism Without Misery? ... 093

Conversation on Race and Critical Theory, A (with members of the Living Commons Collective) ... 218

Political Culture/Government

ASA Program Committee: Misery and Resistance in the Great Recession ... 170

ASA Program Committee: The Politics of Transnational Conservative Ascendency ... 164

Black Misery in Word and World ... 018

Ideas from El Imperio: American Political Thought in Cuba and Beyond ... 205

Non-Profit Blues: Affective Economies in/of the NPIC ... 186

Polarization on the Potomac and the Jordan: American Political Cultures and Israel-Palestine Gridlock ... 333

Representing Misery without Civil Society ... 419

Technologies of Misery and [In]security in the Military-Industrial Complex ... 006

This is Your Life? ... 103

Political Economy

Abjection and the Consumption of the Body ... 047

American Exceptionalism and the Biopolitical Turn ... 052

ASA Program Committee: Misery at Work: Resisting Racism and Other Inequities ... 147

Canadian Association for American Studies I: Wildcat Currencies: America's Alternative Economies ... 025

Canadian Association for American Studies III: Free Market Fictions ... 067

Caucus Critical Prison Studies III: The Contradictions and Changing Permutations of the Prison Industrial Complex ... 172

Caucus Early American Matters: Colloquy with Ed Baptist on The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism ... 161

Caucus Environment and Culture II: Crude Production, Hidden Miseries: Reimagining Global Oil's Commodity Life Cycle ... 346

Chains, Fences, and Bonds ... 189

Does Property Resist Capitalism's Reproduction, and Does it Make Us Miserable? ... 106

Finance Capital and the Reproduction of Misery: 'Moral Hazard,' Settler Colonialism, and Hashtags against Housing Violence ... 081

Infrastructure, Race, and Misery ... 060

Locating Class ... 285

Non-Profit Blues: Affective Economies in/of the NPIC ... 186

Presidential Address ... 245

Producing the Racial Subject: Identity and Resistance Through Historical Modes of Capitalist Accumulation ... 152

Regimes of Health and Medicine ... 382

Reproduction, Reconstruction, and Dispossession ... 383

Unseen and In Motion ... 072

Writing Wrongs ... 405

Popular Culture

Amateur Hour: Performances of Race in Twentieth Century American Popular Culture ... 050

And Now a Word From Our Miserable Sponsors! ... 073

Asian American Sexualities and the Reproduction of Misery in U.S. Popular Culture ... 074

Black Radical Internationalist Tradition, The: Culture, Media, and Resistance to Racial Capitalism ... 315

Collateral Damage in the Family ... 352

Death Panel, The ... 381

Entrepreneurial Miseries: Neoliberalism and the (Trans)Formation of White Masculinity ... 364

Finance Capital and the Reproduction of Misery: 'Moral Hazard,' Settler Colonialism, and Hashtags against Housing Violence ... 081

He's Come Undone: Black Masculinity and the Curious Art of Vulnerability ... 259

I'm with Ridunculous! ... 107

Miserabilist Mediations: Recording, Radio, Reportage, and the Multimedia of Racial Reproduction and Resistance ... 133

(Not) Talking Back to Empire ... 048

Object Misery and The Resistant Art of Scavenge ... 043

On Black Lives Matter ... 376

Performances of Race ... 290

Politics of Black Cultural (Re)Production, The ... 360

Precarious Performances across Genres and Geographies ... 287

Queering Governmentality ... 127

Re/membering the Misery of Blackness: A Resistance through Memory, Performance, and an Ethics of Imagination ... 286

Risen From the Ashes: Speculative Fiction at the End of the World ... 420

Sad Children: Social Misery in the Real and Imagined Spaces of Childhood ... 402

Slavery, Miseries, and Recuperations ... 406

Spectacular Humiliations: Matters of Performance, Misery, and Failure ... 314

Talking Back or Suffering in Silence: Female Misery and the Resistance of Voice ... 411

Temporalities of Resistance: Media and the Miseries of Race ... 007

Unseen and In Motion ... 072

War and Sacrifice ... 416

Postcolonial Studies

ASA Critical Ethnic Studies Committee II: Rebuilding and Re-presenting Port-au-Prince and New Orleans Through the Lens of Black Misery: Five and Ten Years Post-Disaster ... 180

Caucus Academic and Community Activism II: The ASA Boycott Resolution Two Years Later: Looking Back, Moving Forward ... 301

Cold War, the Asia-Pacific, and Transnational American Studies, The ... 316

Exiled Intimacies: Visual Culture and Transnational Asia/America ... 227

Iconographies of Suffering, Wars, and the Empire's Media ... 158

Miseries and Commiseration in the Mix ... 395

Resistance and Resilience in Native America ... 222

Theorizing Settler Societies ... 378

Print Culture

Boundaries and Beyond ... 049

Queer Misery: Queer Lives, Queer Texts, and Producing the Possible in Early America ... 207

Queer Spaces ... 040

Slavery: Agency, Respectability, and the Material ... 422

Spinning and Spanning the Globe ... 265

Writing Black Lives: Misery, Resistance and Resilience ... 417

Prison Studies

Abolition and Decolonization in Canada and the U.S. ... 021

ASA K–16 Collaboration Committee and Critical Prison Studies Caucus: The Carceral University I ... 251

ASA K–16 Collaboration Committee and Critical Prison Studies Caucus: The Carceral University II ... 276

Black Sites and Fugitive Visions ... 075

Brave New Digital World ... 279

Caucus Critical Prison Studies I: Carceral Globalization and Circuits of Resistance A ... 124

Caucus Critical Prison Studies II: Carceral Globalization and Circuits of Resistance B ... 149

Caucus Critical Prison Studies III: The Contradictions and Changing Permutations of the Prison Industrial Complex ... 172

Caucus Sport Studies and Critical Prison Studies: Between Misery and Resistance: The Connections between the Carceral State and Sporting Cultures ... 201

Countering the State: Misery, Surveillance, and Narratives of Resistance ... 307

Criminalizing Spaces ... 309

Death Panel, The ... 381

Entanglements of Pathologization and Criminalization ... 359

Film Screening: In His Own Home (30 minutes) ... 367

Freedom from Violence: Resistance as Imperative and Question ... 351

Gender, Sexuality, and the Politics of (De)institutionalization, 1955–1988 ... 034

Hooray for the Riff-Raff: Shiftless Hustlers, Tramps and Street Punks Resisting Carcerality and Capitalism ... 038

Institutions of Misery: Abjection, Sexuality, and Aesthetic Practices ... 036

Landscapes of Racialized Dispossession: Urban Carcerality, Relational Subjectivities, and Neoliberal Violence ... 268

Queering Governmentality ... 127

Race-Radical Black Feminists at the Forefront of Transformative Justice Movements in Settler Societies ... 084

Racial Genocide and the U.S. Carceral State: A History of the Present ... 335

Resisting Misery and Remembering Resistance: Race, Genocidal Carcerality and Social Movement Histories in California ... 403

Public Humanities

ASA Program Committee: American Studies and the Theoretical Legacies of James Baldwin ... 193

ASA Program Committee and American Studies Journal I: Ralph Ellison at 100 (Race and the Word) ... 302

Caucus Academic and Community Activism II: The ASA Boycott Resolution Two Years Later: Looking Back, Moving Forward ... 301

Infrastructure, Race, and Misery ... 060

Listening as Resistance or Resistant to Listening?: Ethnography, Oral History, Grounded Theory in American Studies ... 258

Monuments to (In)justice ... 015

Public Representations of Misery ... 082

Re-making Institutions for Resistance: The Present and Future of the Public Intellectual ... 415

Puerto Rican Studies

Food at Every Speed ... 412

Methodological Miseries and Race along the Seams of Empire ... 341

Spinning and Spanning the Globe ... 265

Queer Studies

Ambiguity of Belonging, The: Space and Place in the Writing of Dionne Brand ... 012

And Now a Word From Our Miserable Sponsors! ... 073

Angel of Misery, The: Temporality, Political Ecologies, and Public Feeling ... 008

ASA Program Committee: American Studies and the Theoretical Legacies of James Baldwin ... 193

ASA Program Committee: Misery at Work: Resisting Racism and Other Inequities ... 147

ASA Program Committee: The Miseries of Marriage: What Do Queers Lose When We "Win"? ... 323

ASA Women's Committee II: Globalizing Sexuality in the Queer Studies Curriculum ... 355

Beyond Recovery: Neoliberal Health Governance and the Limits of Resistance ... 177

Black Queer Diaspora Praxis and Its Manifold Futures ... 232

Border Crossing Music ... 053

Brave New Digital World ... 279

Caucus Critical Disability Studies I: Affect Theory Meets Mad Studies: A Roundtable ... 198

Caucus Critical Disability Studies II: Building Intersectionality: American Studies Meets Critical Disability Studies ... 220

Chronicity and Contagion: Reimagining Queer-Crip Biosociality ... 407

Collateral Damage in the Family ... 352

Digital Death Worlds: Mediating Necropolitics ... 031

Disruptive Attachments: Kinship, Adoption, and the (Re)production of Loss ... 100

Early Environmentalisms ... 229

Entanglements of Pathologization and Criminalization ... 359

Feeling Shitty: The Affective Miseries of Multiculturalism and Corporeal Ways of Resistance ... 059

Feminist/Queer Activism in the Post-Industrial City (A Live Oral History/Storytelling Session) ... 113

Forms and Fantasies of Annihilation ... 057

Gender, Sexuality, and the Politics of (De)institutionalization, 1955–1988 ... 034

He's Come Undone: Black Masculinity and the Curious Art of Vulnerability ... 259

I'm with Ridunculous! ... 107

Infrastructure, Race, and Misery ... 060

Institutions of Misery: Abjection, Sexuality, and Aesthetic Practices ... 036

Miseries and Commiseration in the Mix ... 395

Misery and Resistance in the Queer Workplace ... 264

Monuments to (In)justice ... 015

Moving Beyond Misery in the Black Queer Archive ... 137

Negotiating Difference, Forging Solidarities ... 064

Normativity and the Hetero-state ... 231

Oh, That's Fierce: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Black Queer Performance ... 187

Queer: A Funky, Old, Nasty, Mess ... 162

Queer and Feminist Forms: Aesthetics Practices of Affiliation and Disidentification ... 380

Queer and Transgender Misery ... 061

Queering Governmentality ... 127

Queer Misery: Queer Lives, Queer Texts, and Producing the Possible in Early America ... 207

Queer Spaces ... 040

Radical Midwest: Resistance, Racial Justice, and Sexuality in De/Industrial America ... 394

Re-Alignments and Resistance: Queer Migration Interventions into State-Sanctioned Misery ... 398

Re/Centering AIDS in the Age of Gay Liberalism ... 105

Redefining Freedom and Sexual Justice in the Caribbean: A Roundtable ... 069

(Re)production of Misery among the Religious(ly) Right(eous), The: Coercion, Conformity, and Resistance to Hetero/Homonormative Patriarchy ... 305

Resisting Whiteness: Queering Race, Disability, and Gender in the U.S. since 1900 ... 404

Sex, Misère, and the Redemptive: Barebacking and Historicity ... 037

Sexual Dissidents and the Perverse Appeal of Marriage ... 421

Sites of Trauma and the Making of Disability ... 063

Spinning and Spanning the Globe ... 265

This is Your Life? ... 103

Throwaway People: The Production and Productivity of Black Urban Misery in the Long 1980s. ... 028

Uneven Miseries: The Incommensurate Politics of Comparative Racialization ... 312

Unseen and In Motion ... 072

Unsettling Acts: Queering Ecotheory through Migration and Transience ... 289

Race and Ethnicity

After the Misery: What Are Critical University Studies For? ... 299

Amateur Hour: Performances of Race in Twentieth Century American Popular Culture ... 050

American Exceptionalism and the Biopolitical Turn ... 052

And Now a Word From Our Miserable Sponsors! ... 073

ASA Committee on Departments, Centers and Programs: American Studies on a Shoe-String ... When You're the Shoe-String ... 145

ASA Committee on Departments, Programs and Centers: What Is This Thing Called Interdisciplinarity? ... 206

ASA Critical Ethnic Studies Committee I: Ethnic Studies Past, Present and Future ... 157

ASA International Committee I: The Locations of American Studies ... 068

ASA International Committee II: Indigenous and Critical Race Perspectives on Transnational Power ... 195

ASA K–16 Collaboration Committee and Critical Prison Studies Caucus: The Carceral University I ... 251

ASA K–16 Collaboration Committee and Critical Prison Studies Caucus: The Carceral University II ... 276

ASA K–16 Collaboration Committee I: In Anger and Violence: The Cruxes of Misery through U.S. Public Schooling ... 330

ASA K–16 Collaboration Committee II: Radical Partnerships: Building Sustainable Academic, Activist and Community Collaborations ... 347

ASA Program Committee: American Studies and the Theoretical Legacies of James Baldwin ... 193

ASA Program Committee: Golem Theory?: Critical Jewish Studies in/and ASA ... 219

ASA Program Committee: Misery and Resistance in the Great Recession ... 170

ASA Program Committee: Misery at Work: Resisting Racism and Other Inequities ... 147

ASA Students' Committee Workshop III: Overcoming Misery: Accessing Structures of Support in the University ... 199

ASA Women's Committee I: How Does It Feel? Aesthetics, Minoritarian Politics and the Political Sensorium ... 126

ASA Women's Committee II: Globalizing Sexuality in the Queer Studies Curriculum ... 355

Asian American Sporting Cultures: Playing through Sporting Pleasures, Resisting Racialized Exclusions ... 130

Beyond Ayaan Hiirsi Ali: On Being Black, Muslim, and from East Africa in Liberal North American Societies ... 120

Beyond Pleasure Reading: Race and Genre Fiction ... 154

Beyond Recovery: Neoliberal Health Governance and the Limits of Resistance ... 177

Black Misery in Word and World ... 018

Blackness and the Miseries of Law in the Long Afterlife of Slavery ... 054

Blackness, Relation, and Liberal Ways of War ... 062

Boundaries and Beyond ... 049

Brave New Digital World ... 279

Broken Hearts: Misery Takes Its Toll ... 215

Catastrophe and American Studies ... 099

Caucus Academic and Community Activism I: Resisting Perpetual (Re-)Productions of Misery? Transnational Multimedia Life Writing ... 196

Caucus Critical Prison Studies I: Carceral Globalization and Circuits of Resistance A ... 124

Caucus Sports Studies II: Troubling a Racial Slur: Researching and Resisting the use of R*dskins in Sport ... 178

Caucus Sport Studies and Critical Prison Studies: Between Misery and Resistance: The Connections between the Carceral State and Sporting Cultures ... 201

Caucus Visual Culture II: Race, Labor and Misery Under the Photographic Lens ... 216

Collateral Damage in the Family ... 352

Colonialism and the Settler State ... 042

Comprehending Trauma ... 396

Conversation on Race and Critical Theory, A (with members of the Living Commons Collective) ... 218

Conversations about Age and Institutions in the Windy City ... 253

Countering the State: Misery, Surveillance, and Narratives of Resistance ... 307

Counter-Optics: Reworking the Image in an Age of Structural Violence ... 331

Criminalizing Spaces ... 309

Digital Death Worlds: Mediating Necropolitics ... 031

Disruptive Attachments: Kinship, Adoption, and the (Re)production of Loss ... 100

Does Misery Move You? Transnational Mobility, Affective Vulnerability, and the Gendering of Racialized Criminality ... 101

Entrepreneurial Miseries: Neoliberalism and the (Trans)Formation of White Masculinity ... 364

Facing Post-gentrification: On the Politics of Home in an Era of Rapid Change ... 033

Feeling Shitty: The Affective Miseries of Multiculturalism and Corporeal Ways of Resistance ... 059

Finance Capital and the Reproduction of Misery: 'Moral Hazard,' Settler Colonialism, and Hashtags against Housing Violence ... 081

Food at Every Speed ... 412

Forcefields of U.S. Imperialism: The Management of Warfare in the War on Terror ... 056

Freedom from Violence: Resistance as Imperative and Question ... 351

Global Legacies of Black Radicalism: War, Law and Class ... 334

Histories of Violence I: Gender and Sexuality ... 125

Histories of Violence III: State of the Field ... 173

Indigenous Fine Arts ... 254

Infrastructure, Race, and Misery ... 060

Invisible is a Lonely Number: (Re)Presenting Race and Gender in the Digital Humanities ... 318

Law and Misery: Constructing and Deconstructing Legal Regimes of Miserablism ... 293

Liberating Politics Through Culture: Recovering the Voices of African American Activist-artists Through Talk and Performance ... 204

Locating Class ... 285

Marvels: Collective Disappointment and Collective Education in Graphic Narrative ... 260

Methodological Miseries and Race along the Seams of Empire ... 341

Millenial Black Urban: Living for the City ... 363

Miserabilist Mediations: Recording, Radio, Reportage, and the Multimedia of Racial Reproduction and Resistance ... 133

Miserable Circulations: Race, Sex, Labor, and Creativity ... 097

Miserable on Main Street ... 374

Miseries and Commiseration in the Mix ... 395

Misery and Resistance in the Queer Workplace ... 264

Misery Loves Complicity: Pedagogies of Social Justice Within and Beyond Corporate Universities ... 230

Misery, Shame, and Tragedy: The Struggles and Strategies of Women Performers ... 250

Monuments to (In)justice ... 015

Negotiating Difference, Forging Solidarities ... 064

New Directions in Latina/o Scholarship ... 209

Normativity and the Hetero-state ... 231

(Not) Talking Back to Empire ... 048

Oh, the (In)humanity: Biopolitics, Misery, and the Limits of the Human ... 410

Palimpsestic Stigma: 1960s Community Medicine and Community Mental Health ... 262

Pedagogies of Misery: (Re)Working the Limits of Neoliberal Higher Education ... 104

Performances of Race ... 290

Producing the Racial Subject: Identity and Resistance Through Historical Modes of Capitalist Accumulation ... 152

Public Education, National Security State, and Insurgent Black Life: Tracing Genealogies and Infrastructures of the Racial State ... 041

Public Representations of Misery ... 082

Queer: A Funky, Old, Nasty, Mess ... 162

Queer and Transgender Misery ... 061

Race and Resistance in the Folklorization and Reappropriation of Musical Cultures of Struggle ... 140

Race and Wellbeing in Middle Eastern America: Resisting

White Singularity and Challenging Histories of Misery ... 210

Race, Ethnicity, Indigeneity: Critical Static Across the U.S./Canada Border ... 070

Racial Capitalism and Settler Colonialism: Thinking Through the Relationship ... 078

Radical Midwest: Resistance, Racial Justice, and Sexuality in De/Industrial America ... 394

Re/Centering AIDS in the Age of Gay Liberalism ... 105

Regime and Reckoning ... 261

Rejecting Misery: Engaging Critical Ethnic Studies in Arizona ... 132

Representing Misery without Civil Society ... 419

Re/Producing Ferguson in Europe: Protest Movements from the Streets to the Classroom ... 131

Re/production in Biocapitalism: Feminist Speculation and Alternative Futures ... 139

Resistance and Resilience in Native America ... 222

Resistance in Academia: Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality in Academic Labor ... 225

Resisting Whiteness: Queering Race, Disability, and Gender in the U.S. since 1900 ... 404

Risen From the Ashes: Speculative Fiction at the End of the World ... 420

School Daze ... 386

Slavery, Miseries, and Recuperations ... 406

Soundings in African American Studies ... 388

Spectacles of Misery: Violence, Resistance, and Subversive Performance ... 004

Spinning and Spanning the Globe ... 265

Teaching with Tension: Post-racial Rhetoric, Resistance, and Reality in the Classroom ... 266

Temporalities of Resistance: Media and the Miseries of Race ... 007

Tense and Tender Ties: Critical Ethnic Studies and Critical Mixed Race Studies; Race and Multiracialism ... 203

Theorizing Settler Societies ... 378

Tragedy and Resistance of Labor, The: Race, Technology and Revolutionary Imaginaries ... 348

Transnational Capital, Security State, and Militarized Racial Modernity in America's Asia Pacific ... 092

Transnational History of Japan–North America Migration and Contact: Labour, Culture, and Transracial Relationships ... 026

Uneven Miseries: The Incommensurate Politics of Comparative Racialization ... 312

Unseen and In Motion ... 072

Unsettling Knowledge: Resisting the Miseries of Imperial U.S. Education ... 306

Urban Environment, The ... 022

War and Sacrifice ... 416

Writing Black Lives: Misery, Resistance and Resilience ... 417

Writing Wrongs ... 405

Radio and Television

Caucus Sound Studies I: (Re)Sounding Misery and Resistance: Chicana Feminist Listening Practices in Radio, Film, and Television ... 165

Death Panel, The ... 381

Performances of Race ... 290

School Daze ... 386

Regionalism

Emotion of Photography, The ... 009

Sentimental Modes: The Historical Deployment of Misery in Visual Culture ... 387

Religion

ASA Program Committee: Contesting Anti-Muslim Racism in Canada: An Activist/Academic Roundtable ... 112

Collateral Damage in the Family ... 352

International Dimensions of Black/Jewish Politics: Apartheid and Black Power ... 197

Miseries and Commiseration in the Mix ... 395

Religious Cultures of U.S. Imperialism ... 255

Religious Geographies of Suffering and Resistance ... 280

(Re)production of Misery among the Religious(ly) Right(eous), The: Coercion, Conformity, and Resistance to Hetero/Homonormative Patriarchy ... 305

Science and Technology

Angel of Misery, The: Temporality, Political Ecologies, and Public Feeling ... 008

ASA Program Committee and American Studies Journal I: Ralph Ellison at 100 (Race and the Word) ... 302

Black (Re)Production, Biocapital, and the Legacies of Colonial Science and Slavery and in the Americas ... 224

Caucus Critical Disability Studies II: Building Intersectionality: American Studies Meets Critical Disability Studies ... 220

Caucus Environment and Culture II: Crude Production, Hidden Miseries: Reimagining Global Oil's Commodity Life Cycle ... 346

Caucus Science and Technology Studies: Machines and Proletarians: (Re)Producing and Resisting Misery ... 175

Misery Loves Company: Ruins, Risk, and Creative Contingencies ... 393

Ne(ur)oliberal Subject, The: Doing American Studies in the Age of Brain Science ... 357

(Not) Talking Back to Empire ... 048

Re/production in Biocapitalism: Feminist Speculation and Alternative Futures ... 139

Technologies of Misery and [In]security in the Military-Industrial Complex ... 006

Tragedy and Resistance of Labor, The: Race, Technology and Revolutionary Imaginaries ... 348

Seventeenth Century

Resistance and Resilience in Native America ... 222

Slavery

Chains, Fences, and Bonds ... 189

Resistance and Consent ... 385

Resistance and Resilience in Native America ... 222

School Daze ... 386

Slavery: Agency, Respectability, and the Material ... 422

Slavery, Miseries, and Recuperations ... 406

What Does It Mean to Play a Slave? The "Follow the North Star" Experiment ... 283

Social Media

Brave New Digital World ... 279

Emotion of Photography, The ... 009

Infrastructure, Race, and Misery ... 060

On Black Lives Matter ... 376

Re-making Institutions for Resistance: The Present and Future of the Public Intellectual ... 415

Sociology

Progressive Era's Afterlives, The ... 013

Sound/Sonic Studies

Caucus Sound Studies I: (Re)Sounding Misery and Resistance: Chicana Feminist Listening Practices in Radio, Film, and Television ... 165

Caucus Sound Studies II: A Miserable Racket: American Music, American Noise ... 188

Caucus Sound Studies III: Listening to Breaking Windows: Urban Mobility and Sonic Disorder in New York City ... 211

Caucus Sound Studies IV: Spinning Dystopia: DJ Practice, Urban Soundscapes and Techno-Sonic Intervention ... 233

Crude Extractions in Media ... 282

Miserable on Main Street ... 374

Misery Machines: An Investigation into Therapeutic and Affective Technologies ... 377

(Not) Talking Back to Empire ... 048

Soundings in African American Studies ... 388

Space and Geography

ASA International Committee I: The Locations of American Studies ... 068

Dwelling within Misery: Capital, Affect, and Social Movement(s) ... 257

Early American Spaces of Misery: The Alienation of Labor and Land in Homes, Cities, Frontiers ... 136

Infrastructure, Race, and Misery ... 060

Insidious Discourses: U.S. Settler Colonialism and Territorialization ... 051

Landscapes of Racialized Dispossession: Urban Carcerality, Relational Subjectivities, and Neoliberal Violence ... 268

Miserable on Main Street ... 374

Spatio-Sexual Politics and Racial Justice in Chicago and Los Angeles ... 003

Sports Studies

Asian American Sporting Cultures: Playing through Sporting Pleasures, Resisting Racialized Exclusions ... 130

Caucus Sports Studies I: The (Re)production of Sexual Violence in Sports and Ways of Resistance ... 155

Caucus Sports Studies II: Troubling a Racial Slur: Researching and Resisting the use of R*dskins in Sport ... 178

Caucus Sport Studies and Critical Prison Studies: Between Misery and Resistance: The Connections between the Carceral State and Sporting Cultures ... 201

Sports on Screen: Visual Economies of Representation in Film, Television, and Digital Media ... 338

State

Abjection and the Consumption of the Body ... 047

Borderlands, Culture, and the State: A Conversation Across Disciplines ... 066

Colonialism and the Settler State ... 042

Criminalizing Spaces ... 309

Monuments to (In)justice ... 015

Normativity and the Hetero-state ... 231

Regimes of Health and Medicine ... 382

States of Injury ... 094

This is Your Life? ... 103

War and Sacrifice ... 416

Teaching and K–16 Collaboration

ASA K–16 Collaboration Committee II: Radical Partnerships: Building Sustainable Academic, Activist and Community Collaborations ... 347

Doing American Studies From Abroad: Challenges and Opportunites ... 288

How Do We Teach Research? Pedagogical Practice in Interdisciplinary Methodologies ... 080

School Daze ... 386

Transgender Studies

Miseries and Commiseration in the Mix ... 395

Misery Loves Company: Reimagining Disability/Transgender ... 375

Queer and Transgender Misery ... 061

Queering Governmentality ... 127

Trauma Studies

Afterlives of Misery: Legacies and Prophecies in the Neo-Slave Narrative ... 071

Comprehending Trauma ... 396

Death Panel, The ... 381

Emergent Themes in Middle East American Studies ... 337

Histories of Violence I: Gender and Sexuality ... 125

Histories of Violence II: Suffering for the State: Touring and Commemorating Sites of Militarized Violence ... 150

Histories of Violence III: State of the Field ... 173

Katrina: Ten Years After ... 085

Monuments to (In)justice ... 015

Moving Beyond Misery in the Black Queer Archive ... 137

On Black Lives Matter ... 376

Queer and Transgender Misery ... 061

Queer Spaces ... 040

Sex, Misère, and the Redemptive: Barebacking and Historicity ... 037

Sites of Trauma and the Making of Disability ... 063

Staged Reading of Lisa B. Thompson's Underground, A: Trauma, History and the Limits of Resistance ... 119

States of Injury ... 094

Twentieth Century

Atomic Anthropocene ... 252

Black Experimentation: Politics and Aesthetics Beyond Resistance ... 160

Black Misery in Word and World ... 018

Black Radical Biography: Repression, Pain and Resistance, The ... 356

Boundaries and Beyond ... 049

Canadian Association for American Studies III: Free Market Fictions ... 067

Cold War Camera and the Cultural Politics of Visuality ... 281

Collateral Damage in the Family ... 352

Colonialism and the Settler State ... 042

Diminishing Attachments: Feminist Politics and Aesthetics in the Miserable 1970s ... 032

Emergent Themes in Middle East American Studies ... 337

Emotion of Photography, The ... 009

Immaterialism, Repetition, and Disability: Medical Counter-Narratives as Sites of Resistance and Recovery ... 391

International Dimensions of Black/Jewish Politics: Apartheid and Black Power ... 197

Miserable Failures! American Studies and the Ideologies of Failure ... 111

Palimpsestic Stigma: 1960s Community Medicine and Community Mental Health ... 262

Performances of Race ... 290

Pleasures and Perils of the Open Road, The ... 350

Progressive Era's Afterlives, The ... 013

Queer and Transgender Misery ... 061

Reproduction, Reconstruction, and Dispossession ... 383

Sites of Trauma and the Making of Disability ... 063

Urban Environment, The ... 022

Writing Wrongs ... 405

Twenty-first Century

Abjection and the Consumption of the Body ... 047

ASA Program Committee: Misery and Resistance in the Great Recession ... 170

Canadian Association for American Studies IV: Stand Your Ground: Incarcerations, Lynchings, and Executions ... 089

Caucus Digital Humanities II: The Shadow Archive: Digital (Re)Assemblages of Ephemera ... 234

Caucus Environment and Culture I: How American Studies Scholars Can Address Climate Change ... 308

Contagion and Containment: Epidemiological Surveillance and Biomedical Misery in Contemporary Transnational Cultures ... 353

Death Panel, The ... 381

Defining and Contesting Miserabilism: Migrant Confrontations with Inequality in Mexico and the United States ... 076

Depatriarchal Practice in/against Neoliberalism: Migrations of Misery and Resistance in Las Améeacute;ricas ... 029

Does Property Resist Capitalism's Reproduction, and Does it Make Us Miserable? ... 106

Doing American Studies From Abroad: Challenges and Opportunites ... 288

Freedom from Violence: Resistance as Imperative and Question ... 351

Immaterialism, Repetition, and Disability: Medical Counter-Narratives as Sites of Resistance and Recovery ... 391

I'm with Ridunculous! ... 107

Inventing Blackness ... 336

Katrina: Ten Years After ... 085

Locating Class ... 285

Miserable Failures! American Studies and the Ideologies of Failure ... 111

Miserable Systems: Affect, Materiality, and Resistance in Intermediated Networks ... 408

Miseries and Commiseration in the Mix ... 395

Misery and Memorial: On the 9/11 Museum, its Objects, Topography, and Scale ... 134

Monuments to (In)justice ... 015

Narratives of Colonial Loss and Ways of Resistance in Hawai'i ... 354

Normativity and the Hetero-state ... 231

Polarization on the Potomac and the Jordan: American Political Cultures and Israel-Palestine Gridlock ... 333

Public Representations of Misery ... 082

Resisting Misery and Remembering Resistance: Race, Genocidal Carcerality and Social Movement Histories in California ... 403

Scenes of Crime in the Landscape of Urban Redevelopment ... 418

Sites of Trauma and the Making of Disability ... 063

States of Injury ... 094

Tragedy and Resistance of Labor, The: Race, Technology and Revolutionary Imaginaries ... 348

War and Sacrifice ... 416

Writing Wrongs ... 405

University Studies

After the Misery: What Are Critical University Studies For? ... 299

ASA Committee on Departments, Programs, and Centers: Beyond the Buzz? The Pleasures and Miseries of Internationalization ... 228

ASA Committee on Departments, Programs and Centers: What Is This Thing Called Interdisciplinarity? ... 206

ASA Committee on Graduate Education I: Precarious Resistance to the University of Austerity ... 090

ASA Committee on Graduate Education III: The Ethics of Graduate Education in the 21st Century Academy ... 345

ASA Critical Ethnic Studies Committee I: Ethnic Studies Past, Present and Future ... 157

ASA K–16 Collaboration Committee and Critical Prison Studies Caucus: The Carceral University I ... 251

ASA K–16 Collaboration Committee and Critical Prison Studies Caucus: The Carceral University II ... 276

ASA K–16 Collaboration Committee II: Radical Partnerships: Building Sustainable Academic, Activist and Community Collaborations ... 347

ASA Minority Scholars Committee II: The Invisibility and Performance of Labor of Diversity ... 300

ASA Students' Committee Workshop III: Overcoming Misery: Accessing Structures of Support in the University ... 199

Chains, Fences, and Bonds ... 189

Disorganizing Knowledge ... 181

Misery Loves Complicity: Pedagogies of Social Justice Within and Beyond Corporate Universities ... 230

School Daze ... 386

Urban Studies

Caucus Sound Studies III: Listening to Breaking Windows: Urban Mobility and Sonic Disorder in New York City ... 211

Conversations about Age and Institutions in the Windy City ... 253

Does Property Resist Capitalism's Reproduction, and Does it Make Us Miserable? ... 106

Facing Post-gentrification: On the Politics of Home in an Era of Rapid Change ... 033

Feminist/Queer Activism in the Post-Industrial City (A Live Oral History/Storytelling Session) ... 113

Infrastructure, Race, and Misery ... 060

Locating Class ... 285

Millenial Black Urban: Living for the City ... 363

Miserable in its Own Way? Disasters, Solidarity and Resistance ... 392

Monuments to (In)justice ... 015

Normativity and the Hetero-state ... 231

Production of Misery in Media Forms, The: Neoliberalism, Resistance, and Repression ... 011

Queering Governmentality ... 127

Radical Midwest: Resistance, Racial Justice, and Sexuality in De/Industrial America ... 394

Scenes of Crime in the Landscape of Urban Redevelopment ... 418

Spatio-Sexual Politics and Racial Justice in Chicago and Los Angeles ... 003

This is Your Life? ... 103

Throwaway People: The Production and Productivity of Black Urban Misery in the Long 1980s. ... 028

Urban Environment, The ... 022

Visual Culture Studies

Abjection and the Consumption of the Body ... 047

Accept, Articulate, Mis(use): What's Afro-pessimism Without Misery? ... 093

And Now a Word From Our Miserable Sponsors! ... 073

Black Sites and Fugitive Visions ... 075

Canadian Association for American Studies II:

American Realisms and the Pursuit of Unhappiness ... 046

Caucus Material Culture II: Representing Terrible Things: The Material Culture of Misery in America ... 171

Caucus Visual Culture II: Race, Labor and Misery Under the Photographic Lens ... 216

Caucus Visual Culture I: Photographic Returns ... 194

Chains, Fences, and Bonds ... 189

Chemical Harvests and Hideous Progeny: Visualizing the Miseries of Reproduction ... 166

Cold War Camera and the Cultural Politics of Visuality ... 281

Counter-Optics: Reworking the Image in an Age of Structural Violence ... 331

Death Panel, The ... 381

Death/Work: Afterlives of the Black Mortuary ... 027

Defiant Assembly: Resisting Misery through Performance and Visual Art in the Americas ... 045

Emergent Themes in Middle East American Studies ... 337

Emotion of Photography, The ... 009

Epistemologies of Skin: Visual, Biomedical, and Affective Technologies of Health, Race, and Beauty ... 342

Exiled Intimacies: Visual Culture and Transnational Asia/America ... 227

I'm with Ridunculous! ... 107

Law and Misery: Constructing and Deconstructing Legal Regimes of Miserablism ... 293

Marvels: Collective Disappointment and Collective Education in Graphic Narrative ... 260

Miseries of Reproduction, The: Intractable Media and American Art of the Long Nineteenth Century ... 010

Misery as Muse: Reifications, Appropriations, and Transformations of Black Suffering in Jazz ... 409

Monuments to (In)justice ... 015

Oh, the (In)humanity: Biopolitics, Misery, and the Limits of the Human ... 410

Ordinary Crises: Visual Rites of Survival and Resistance ... 185

Performances of Race ... 290

Photographing Existence in the Americas: Race, Gender, Migration, and the Diasporic Lens ... 284

Pleasures and Perils of the Open Road, The ... 350

Production of Misery in Media Forms, The: Neoliberalism, Resistance, and Repression ... 011

Public Representations of Misery ... 082

Queer Spaces ... 040

Reproduction, Reconstruction, and Dispossession ... 383

Sentimental Modes: The Historical Deployment of Misery in Visual Culture ... 387

Settler Colonialism, the Philippines, and American Empire ... 200

Sites of Trauma and the Making of Disability ... 063

Sports on Screen: Visual Economies of Representation in Film, Television, and Digital Media ... 338

Violent Intimacies: Producing Racial Terror in American Visual and Material Culture ... 107

Visuality, Blackness, and Misery's Company ... 311

Women's Studies

Black Radical Biography, The: Repression, Pain and Resistance ... 356

Brave New Digital World ... 279

Caucus Sports Studies I: The (Re)production of Sexual Violence in Sports and Ways of Resistance ... 155

Collateral Damage in the Family ... 352

Ecologies of Misery: Domesticity and Disaffected Labor ... 313

Is Oppression Gendered?: Female Bodies as Sites of National, Colonial, and Sexual Oppression and Resistance ... 030

Marvels: Collective Disappointment and Collective Education in Graphic Narrative ... 260

On Black Lives Matter ... 376

Pedagogical Resistance to "Paradigms of the Obvious" ... 379

Public Representations of Misery ... 082

Race-Radical Black Feminists at the Forefront of Transformative Justice Movements in Settler Societies ... 084

Regimes of Health and Medicine ... 382

Resistance in Academia: Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality in Academic Labor ... 225

Working-Class Studies

Border Crossing Music ... 053

Chains, Fences, and Bonds ... 189

Company Loves Misery, The: Labor Organizing in the Service Economy ... 339

Death Panel, The ... 381

Intimate Industries in the Making of Precarity: A Transnational Conversation on How Bodies Matter ... 039

Locating Class ... 285

Miserable Circulations: Race, Sex, Labor, and Creativity ... 097

Misery and Resistance in the Queer Workplace ... 264

New Directions in Latina/o Scholarship ... 209

Writing Wrongs ... 405

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