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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2016

All sessions and events are in the Hyatt Regency Hotel (which is at the Colorado Convention Center). The name of the hotel is Hyatt Regency Hotel at the Colorado Convention Center. The buildings are next door to each other.

7:30 am – 9:30 am

110. Students' Committee Breakfast Forum I: Lightning Shorts, On Projects in Progress

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial F

The Students' Committee of the American Studies Association will host a breakfast forum during which student conference attendees can present their on-going or recently completed work in 3–5 minute, informal presentations. Participants will offer "lightning" talks related to papers, proposals, theses, and dissertations in an effort to forge connections with other graduate students who share similar research interests, methodological approaches, and career trajectories. Come hear what your peers are working on and share your own projects with the ASA student community!

8:00 am – 9:45 am

111. Alternative Territorialities: Resistance to U.S. Settler Colonialism & Militarization

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Agate B–C

CHAIR:
Brian C. Taylor, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
PAPERS:
Amber A. Annis, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
The U.S. Militarization of Lakota Homelands
Tiara R. Na'puti, Western Kentucky University (KY)
Home, Where U.S. Settler Colonialism Lives: Chamoru Place Making & Activism Against Militarization
Sylvia C. Frain, University of Otago (New Zealand)
When Do Colonies Count as 'America'? Securing and Resisting the 'home-land' in Oceania
COMMENT:
Brian C. Taylor, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

112. Making Home: Reconstructing Spirituality As A Means For Healing

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 1

CHAIR:
Delores Mondragón, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
PANELISTS:
Sandibel Borges, National Autonomous University of Mexico (Mexico)
Karen B. Hanna, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
Delores Mondragón, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

113. Oaxacan American Studies: Theorizing Emergent Fields in Indigenous Studies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 2

CHAIR:
Lourdes Gutierrez Najera, Drake University (IA)
PANELISTS:
Lourdes Alberto, University of Utah (UT)
Lourdes Gutierrez Najera, Drake University (IA)
Noe Lopez, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Konane Martinez, California State University, San Marcos (CA)
Brenda Nicolas, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

114. Atlantic Interfaces: Abolition, Emigration, and Rebellion in Early African American Literature

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 3

CHAIR:
Joycelyn K. Moody, University of Texas, San Antonio (TX)
PAPERS:
Carsten Junker, Leipzig University (Germany)
"Rereading the Archive of Early Abolition: Black Atlantic Writing in a Hemispheric Scope"
Pia Wiegmink, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (Germany)
"Women's Life Writing in the Black Atlantic"
Ousmane Power-Greene, Clark University (MA)
"King Cotton's Executioners: Radical Abolitionism, Emigrationism, and the African American Literary Imagination"
Benjamin Fagan, Auburn University (AL)
"From Appomattox to Morant Bay: Recovering the Caribbean Currents of Emancipation in a Lost Civil War Novel"
COMMENT:
Joycelyn K. Moody, University of Texas, San Antonio (TX)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

115. Burning Down the House: Race, Belonging, and the Status of Queer of Color Critique

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 4

CHAIR:
Frederick Luis Aldama, Ohio State University, Columbus (OH)
PAPERS:
C. Riley Snorton, Cornell University (NY)
Revisiting the "Drag-Queen Prostitute": On Heterogeneity, Historiography, and Trans of Color Critique
Martin F. Manalansan IV, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Woofy Militias and Lascivious Refugees Finding Their Way Home
Deborah R. Vargas, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Queer of Color Critique and Jennicet Gutiérrez's Interruption

8:00 am – 9:45 am

116. Visions of Home: Mediating Race, Gender, and Sexuality through Televisual Constructions of Domesticity

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 5

CHAIR:
Elliott Powell, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
PAPERS:
Karisa Butler-Wall, Macalester College (MN)
Healthy Habits at Home: Fitness Television and the Shaping of Postwar Domesticity
Leigh Goldstein, Northwestern University (IL)
Televisual Discretion: Domesticity, Intimacy, and Collectivity in Postwar American Women's TV
Eva Hageman, New York University (NY)
This is a Disaster: Rehabbing House and Health on Lifestyle Television
Maureen Ryan, Northern Illinois University (IL)
Tiny House Television and New Domestic Ideals
COMMENT:
Elliott Powell, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

117. An Empty Home Field: Reflections on Sports, Race, and the Geographies of Place in the Neo-Liberal City

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 6

CHAIR:
To be Announced
PAPERS:
John Douglas Bloom, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (PA)
Reclaiming Urban Space at the 1999 Bicycle Messenger World Championships
Priscilla Leiva, California State University, Los Angeles (CA)
The People's Field: Race and Civic Identity Outside The Stadium
Benjamin D. Lisle, Colby College (ME)
The Long Road to an Empty Stadium: Race, the City, and the Stadium in Baltimore

8:00 am – 9:45 am

118. Critical Ethnic Studies Committee I: Colonial Unknowing and Criminality

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 7

CHAIR:
To be Announced
PAPERS:
Tiffany Lethabo King, Georgia State University (GA)
New World Grammars: The 'Unthought' Discourses of Black Conquest
Manu Vimalassery, Barnard College (NY)
Fugitive Decolonization
Heidi Kiiwetinepinesiik Stark, University of Victoria (Canada)
Criminal Empire: The Making of the Savage in Lawless Lands
Alyosha Goldstein, University of New Mexico (NM)
Willful Ignorance: Racial Subjection and the Temporalities of Colonial Violence

8:00 am – 9:45 am

119. Place-based Globalism in the Americas: In the Aftermath of the Alterglobalization Movement

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial A

CHAIR:
Magali Rabasa, Lewis & Clark College (OR)
PANELISTS:
Melissa Forbis, State University of New York, Stony Brook (NY)
Maylei Blackwell, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Magali Rabasa, Lewis & Clark College (OR)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

120. Homework for the Poor: The Politics of Race, Sexuality, and Global Management in Citizen Participation and Community Development Policy

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial B

CHAIR:
Christina B. Hanhardt, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
PAPERS:
Maki Smith, Colby College (ME)
Community Without Boundaries: Race and Global Solidarities Beyond the Nation
Treva Ellison, Dartmouth College (NH)
Serviceable But Unprotectable: Precarious Otherness and Making Gay Los Angeles
Nic John Ramos, University of Southern California (CA)
Making a Queer Home for the "Aberrant": Deinstitutionalization, Skid Row, and "The Dragons"

8:00 am – 9:45 am

121. Always the Student: The Aesthetics of Asian American Studies and Disciplinary Formation

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial C

CHAIR:
Eng-Beng Lim, Dartmouth College (NH)
PAPERS:
Susie An, Yale University (CT)
The Making of Iconicity: Kimsooja, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, and Yong Soon Min's Performance of Effacement
Kelly I. Chung, Northwestern University (IL)
Repetition, Insistence, and a Sense within the Scene of Feminized Labor
Vivian L. Huang, Williams College (MA)
Waiting, Carrying, and "That Place of Learning About Nothing"
Summer Kim Lee, New York University (NY)
What No One Hears on the Other Side: Troubling Affinities with Siouxsie Sioux's Orientalist Performance
COMMENT:
Eng-Beng Lim, Dartmouth College (NH)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

122. Back to the Old Neighborhood: The Politics of Documenting Neighborhood Change

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial G

CHAIR:
Johana Londoño, State University of New York, Albany (NY)
PAPERS:
Max Holleran, New York University (NY)
Activating Neighborhoods' Pasts to Mobilize for Their Futures
Zaheer Ali, Brooklyn Historical Scoiety (NY)
Listening to the Voices of Crown Heights: Using Oral Histories to (Re)Claim Spaces
Heather Dalmage, Roosevelt University (IL)
"I am a Good Person!": Whites, Bounded Empathy, and Racial Change in Chicago
Rebecca Amato, New York University (NY)
Activating the History of Los Sures: Documenting Lives in a Gentrifying Neighborhood
COMMENT:
Johana Londoño, State University of New York, Albany (NY)

8:00 am – 9:00 am

123. Networking Breakfast for Program and Center Directors (Ticketed Event)

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial H

We invite all program and center directors, heads, and coordinators who are tasked with growing, strengthening, revising, or reinvigorating our constituent and affiliated programs. Immediately following the breakfast, in the same room, the ASA Committee on American Studies Departments, Programs and Centers presents a roundtable discussion on "What Can I Do With That?: Recruitment and the Undergraduate American Studies Major."

Cost of tickets is $20.00. Sign up online at the "Networking Breakfast" button at http://standwiththeasa.org/registration/

8:00 am – 9:45 am

124. Affective Turns and Diasporic Engagements: Rethinking Home, Place, and Race in the United States

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite A

CHAIR:
Brian Connolly, University of South Florida (FL)
PAPERS:
Asha Nadkarni, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
Outsourcing Affect and the Affects of Outsourced
Cathy J. Schlund-Vials, University of Connecticut (CT)
(Re)Staging Islamophobia: The Politics of Fear and the Polemics of Loathing in Anida Yoeu Ali's The Red Chador
Lauren Silber, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
Feeling American: The Politics of Narration in Jose Antonio Vargas' My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant

8:00 am – 9:45 am

125. Reading Against the Carceral Archive

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall A

CHAIR:
Lee Bernstein, State University of New York, College at New Paltz (NY)
PAPERS:
Emily Hainze, Columbia University (NY)
Re-Imagining Home in the Early Women's Prison
Teishan Latner, Philadelphia University (PA)
The Cuba Solidarity Movement, State Surveillance, and the FBI as Biographer and Archivist
Joshua Anthony Mitchell, University of Southern California (CA)
Mailing Copies Home: The Archive of the Penal Press
Tyler Jackson Rogers, Yale University (CT)
Historiographic Refusal: Indigenous Enslavement in Settler Colonial New England

8:00 am – 9:45 am

126. Finding a Home in the Church

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall B

CHAIR:
Mark Hulsether, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (TN)
PAPERS:
Daniel Ray Grace, University of California, Davis (CA)
Infidel America: Religious Persecution and Frederick Douglass' Transatlantic Speeches, 1841–1849
Andrew Sinclair Hudson, University of Pennsylvania (PA)
Beginning in the "Middle of Nowhere": The Role of Land in Making Appalachian Religious Histories
James Patrick Padilioni, College of William and Mary (VA)
Make Yourself at Home: Hispanic Atlanta Catholics Create (a) Sanctuary in/from the World
Alexia Williams, Yale University (CT)
Catholic Praisesongs of Migration: African Americans and the Making of a Catholic Homeplace

8:00 am – 9:45 am

127. Afrofuturism 2.0: At Home in the Apocalypse

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall C

CHAIR:
Wanda Raiford, Florida International University (FL)
PAPERS:
James Edward Ford III, Occidental College (CA)
On the Apocalyptic Tone of Hip-Hop Philosophy: Aesthetic Form and the Prophetic
Susana M. Morris, Auburn University (AL)
A Home at the End of the World: Black Women, Afrofuturist Feminism, and the Apocalypse
Daylanne English, Macalester College (MN)
Apocalypse Now and Then: Afrofuturism and Queer Generation

8:00 am – 9:45 am

128. Weeping Mountains, Watery Graves, Sacrifices of the Flesh: Un/settling People and Place in the Americas

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall D

CHAIR:
To be Announced
PANELISTS:
Faye Caronan, University of Colorado, Denver (CO)
Camilla Fojas, University of Virginia (VA)
Naomi Greyser, University of Iowa (IA)
Angie Morrill, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Theresa Warburton, Western Washington University (WA)
Jinah Kim, California State University, Northridge (CA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

129. Re-examining Resistance Narratives

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall E

CHAIR:
Sonnet Retman, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
PAPERS:
Kirin Wachter-Grene, New York University (NY)
"I Had Expected Speechmaking to Win Me a Place": Speechifying in Ellison's Invisible Man and its Aftermath
Melanie Hernandez, California State University, Fresno (CA)
Beyond Anti-assimilation: Transgressive Possibilities within Mexican-American Generation Literature
Lesley Larkin, Northern Michigan University (MI)
"Erasing Precious: A Conjoined Reading of Sapphire's Push and Percival Everett's Erasure"
Alexander Catchings, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
The Metanarrative Critique in Ishmael Reed's Juice

8:00 am – 9:45 am

130. Managing 'Home': The Curious Intimacy of American and Critical Management Studies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall F

CHAIR:
Rashne Limki, Essex University (United Kingdom)
PANELISTS:
Stefano Harney, Singapore Management University (Singapore)
Rashne Limki, Essex University (United Kingdom)
Gerard Hanlon, Queen Mary University of London (United Kingdom)
Tonika Sealy Thompson, University of California, Berkeley (CA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

131. Animal Insights: Theorizing the Nonhuman

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall G

CHAIR:
Glenn Hendler, Fordham University (NY)
PAPERS:
Dagmar Van Engen, University of Southern California (CA)
Species Rhetorics and Horizontal Science in Martin Delany's Principia of Ethnology
Angela C. Leone, Northwestern University (IL)
Barking with the Stars: Canine Companion-Species as Representations of Citizenship in Cold War Era Discourse
Brett Mizelle, California State University, Long Beach (CA)
Where is Home for Non-Natives? Violence and Care in Human-Squirrel Relationships in the Anthropocene
Daniel Lanza Rivers, Claremont Graduate University (CA)
Are We Not Grizzlies?: Queer Ecology, Development, and the Extinction of Ursus Arctos Californicus

8:00 am – 9:45 am

132. Symbols of Resistance—The Chican@ Movement in Colorado

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Quartz

CHAIR:
Claude Marks, San Francisco State University (CA)
PANELISTS:
Priscilla Falcon, University of Northern Colorado (CO)
Ricardo Romero, Activist
Francisco "Kiko" Martínez, Activist

8:00 am – 10:00 am

133. Business Meeting: American Quarterly Board of Advisory Editors

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Agate A

8:00 am – 9:30 am

134. Environment and Culture Caucus Mentoring Breakfast (Altitude Restaurant at the Hyatt Regency Hotel)

The breakfast is designed to allow graduate students, recent PhDs, and fellow travelers the opportunity to meet informally to solicit advice and build community with faculty and other environmental cultural studies practitioners. Participants should expect to pay for breakfast. Mentees will be with paired with mentors in advance of the breakfast. If interested in participating, please RSVP to Sarah Stanford-McIntyre sstanfordmcintyre@gmail.com before November 15, 2016.

9:00 am – 10:30 am

135. Committee on American Studies Departments, Programs, and Centers I: What Can I Do With That?: Recruitment and the Undergraduate American Studies Major

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial H

CHAIR:
Roy Perez, Willamette University (OR)
PANELISTS:
Robert R. Bleil, College of Coastal Georgia (GA)
Matthew Guterl, Brown University (RI)
Kimberly Hamlin, Miami University of Ohio (OH)
Steven Hoelscher, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Erika Seamon, Georgetown University (DC)
COMMENT:
Roy Perez, Willamette University (OR)

9:30 am – 5:30 pm

136. Book Exhibit (Friday)

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial E-D

10:00 am – 11:00 pm

Business Meeting: Committee on Graduate Education

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Sandstone

10:00 am – 11:45 am

137. Color Before 1900

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Agate B–C

CHAIR:
Patricia Marroquin Norby, The Newberry Research Library
PAPERS:
Caroline Wigginton, University of Mississippi (MS)
Written on the Body: Paint, Color, and Skin in Narratives of Encounter
Rhae Lynn Barnes, Harvard University (MA)
Imagining Blackness, Reading Blackface: Amateur Blackface Minstrelsy and the Disappearance of Color in Print, 1860–1900
Michael Rossi, University of Chicago (IL)
Light and Life: Color and Aesthetics in Antebellum American Science
Nicholas Gaskill, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)
The Mauve Decades

10:00 am – 11:45 am

138. Settler Colonialism, Racial Justice, Institutional Histories: From Sand Creek Massacre Remembrances to Campus Protests

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 1

CHAIR:
Toni Jensen, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (AR)
PANELISTS:
Billy Stratton, University of Denver (CO)
Alyssa Mt. Pleasant, State University of New York, College at Buffalo (Buffalo State College) (NY)
Kelly Wisecup, Northwestern University (IL)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

139. Mining Homelands: Colonial Resource Extraction and Resistances in the Americas

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 2

CHAIR:
Thomas G. Andrews, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
PAPERS:
Lucian Gomoll, California State University, Los Angeles (CA)
Mining Pastpresents along the Southern Coast of Gitchi Gummi (Lake Superior)
Tane Ward, Independent Scholar
Whole Earth Politics: Native Resistance to Coal Mining between Colombia and Texas
Tanya Harnett, University of Alberta (Canada)
Atrocity: A First Nations Artist's Account of Scarred/Sacred Waters

10:00 am – 11:45 am

140. Early American Matters Caucus: Colloquy with Elizabeth Maddock Dillon on New World Drama: The Performative Commons in the Atlantic World, 1649–1849

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 3

CHAIR:
Dennis D. Moore, Florida State University (FL)
PANELISTS:
Corey Capers, Independent Scholar
Elizabeth Maddock Dillon, Northeastern University (MA)
Duncan Faherty, City University of New York, Queens College (NY)
Daniel Hutchins, Texas Tech University (TX)
Peter Reed, University of Mississippi (MS)
Shirley R. Samuels, Cornell University (NY)
Robert Fanuzzi, St. Johns University (NY)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

141. American Studies Without Whiteness: Speculative Practices in Minoritarian Knowledge Production

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 4

CHAIR:
Joshua Chambers Letson, Northwestern University (IL)
PAPERS:
Kandice Chuh, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
model/minor/modern, or, Asiatic racialization in "the Asian Century"
Richard T. Rodriguez, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
"I Can't Imagine Ever Wanting to be White": Situating Latinos/as in American Studies
Tavia Nyong'o, Yale University (CT)
Backpacks, Knapsacks, and other White Liberal Baggage

10:00 am – 11:45 am

142. Competition and Commodity: Sports in 21st-Century Visual and Literary Culture

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 5

CHAIR:
Philip J. Deloria, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
PAPERS:
Annie Gilbert Coleman, University of Notre Dame (IN)
On Go Pro: Visual Culture, Outdoor Sports, and the Politics of Consuming Mountains
Jeffrey Lawrence, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)
US Open? David Foster Wallace, Tennis, and the Crisis of Meritocratic Thinking
Roberta J. Newman, New York University (NY)
Leaving Home, Going Home: The Commodification of Retirement in MLB and the Farewell Tour
COMMENT:
Philip J. Deloria, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

143. Home on Campus?: Centering Sport in the University

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 6

CHAIR:
Sherrie Tucker, University of Kansas (KS)
PAPERS:
Lucia Trimbur, City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (NY)
Studying Sport in the University: Some Problematics and Problems
Noah Cohan, Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
Centering Sport in American Studies: Finding an Intellectual Home
Daniel Gilbert, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Not (Just) About the Money: Contextualizing the Labor Activism of College Football Players
Theresa Runstedtler, American University (DC)
Racial Bias: The Black Athlete, the War on Drugs, and Big-Time Sports Reform
COMMENT:
Randal Jelks, University of Kansas (KS)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

144. Critical Ethnic Studies Committee II: Visionary Aesthetics and the Queer Femme of Color Imagination

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 7

CHAIR:
Alex Weheliye, Northwestern University (IL)
PAPERS:
Leticia Alvarado, Brown University (RI)
"The Malflora and Fauna of Chicano Los Angeles"
Jayna Brown, University of California, Riverside (CA)
"Guardians of a Wasted Land: Indigenous Women and Terraformation in Pumzi and The Sixth World"
Gayatri Gopinath, New York University (NY)
"Damaged Negatives: Akram Zaatari's Queer Trans-temporal Excavations"
Ronak K. Kapadia, University of Illinois, Chicago (IL)
"Palestine in the Sky: Arab Futurisms and Queer Cosmic Utopias"
COMMENT:
Alex Weheliye, Northwestern University (IL)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

145. Re/Constituting Environments of Home: Locating the US South Beyond its Borders

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial A

CHAIR:
Leigh Anne Duck, University of Mississippi (MS)
PAPERS:
Joseph M. Thompson, University of Virginia (VA)
Home Is Where the Hatred Is: Gil Scott-Heron's Toxic Domestic Spaces
Jessica Walker, Alabama A&M University (AL)
"Point me in the direction of the car": Navigating Place and Space in True Detective
Michele Grigsby Coffey, University of Memphis (TN)
Scarred by Freedom: Analyzing the Impact of Freedom Summer on Childhood
M.E. Lasseter, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
Predators, Thrashers, and Hurricanes: Home, Hockey, and Dis/Belonging in the US South
COMMENT:
Leigh Anne Duck, University of Mississippi (MS)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

146. Black Art Matters: African American Scholar/Artists Creating Home Within the Academy and the Arts

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial B

CHAIR:
Darieck Scott, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
PANELISTS:
Riche Richardson, Cornell University (NY)
Guthrie Ramsey, University of Pennsylvania (PA)
Evie Shockley, Rutgers University, Newark (NJ)
Scott Poulson-Bryant, Harvard University (MA)
Lisa B. Thompson, University of Texas, Austin (TX)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

147. My Old Kentucky Home: Racial Formations and the Nostalgic South

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial C

CHAIR:
Michele Elam, Stanford University (CA)
PAPERS:
Qiana Whitted, University of South Carolina, Columbia (SC)
"Death to the Flag, Long Live the South": Southern Bastards, Homeland, and the Emanuel Nine
Rebecca Wanzo, Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
Harper Lee and Sentimental Civil Rights Fiction
Nicholas Sammond, University of Toronto (Canada)
There's No Place Like (Down) Home
Sarah Perkins, Stanford University (CA)
Nostalgia for a Neologism: "I Wish I Was in Dixie's Land" Before the Civil War
COMMENT:
Michele Elam, Stanford University (CA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

148. Erotic Geographies: Sensation and Transnational Latina/o Queerness

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial F

CHAIR:
Joshua Javier Guzman, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
PAPERS:
Laura Gutierrez, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Waking Up (with) Tongolele: Tactile Erotics and other Transactions in the Queer Archives
Christina León, Oregon State University (OR)
"Eat It: Queer and Brown Affect in Nao Bustamante's Indigurrito
Ivan Alejandro Ramos, University of California, Riverside (CA)
"No Soy Nada": Latina Punk Screams and Ethical Becoming
Juana María Rodríguez, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Screens of Signification

10:00 am – 11:45 am

149. US Colonialism in the Philippines: Paradoxes of Governance, Resistance, and Identity

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial G

CHAIR:
Michael Hawkins, Creighton University (NE)
PAPERS:
Augusto Espiritu, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Nick Joaquin and the Paradox of Home
Timothy Marr, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
Paternalism, Imperialism, and Islam: John Park Finley's Mission in the Southern Philippines
Malini Johar Schueller, University of Florida (FL)
Racializing the Intractable Pedagogical Subject in Colonial Philippines and Occupation Japan
Victor Bascara, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Decolonizations, Interrupted: On the Unhomely Status of Filipinos in the U.S. as Japan Occupied the Philippines
COMMENT:
Michael Hawkins, Creighton University (NE)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

150. Public/Private: Navigating the Materiality of Home Economics

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite A

CHAIR:
Jill E. Anderson, Tennessee State University (TN)
PAPERS:
Katherine A. Burnett, Fisk University (TN)
From Godey's to Liberia and Back: Sarah Josepha Hale and the Domestic Economy of Slavery
Jessica Burch, Harvard University (MA)
"Mommy, here comes Amway!" Marriage, Family, and the Gender Politics of Direct Sales Work in the Amway Corporation, 1960–1975
Helis Sikk, College of William and Mary (VA)
"Victory Houses": Public Pages, Private Spaces in Ladies' Home Journal During World War II
Amanda Waldo, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
The Eco-Consumption Memoir: Narratives of Social and Environmental Change in The 100-Mile Diet, No Impact Man and Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
COMMENT:
Jennifer Pettit, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

151. Material Culture Caucus: Brotherhood Commodified: Material Dimensions of American Fraternal Orders

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall A

CHAIR:
Matthew Wittmann, Harvard University (MA)
PAPERS:
Hilary Anderson Stelling, Scottish Rite Masonic Museum and Library (MA)
"Fitting up the Hall in Masonic Style": Furnishing New England Lodges, 1790–1830
Rachel Kopelman, Boston University (MA)
Sacred Memories Enshrined: Memory, Fraternity, and Protected Spaces in the Grand Army of the Republic
Sueanna G. Smith, University of South Carolina, Columbia (SC)
Constructing Prince Hall: Fraternal Artifacts, Slave Relics, and Historical Narration
Aimee E. Newell, Scottish Rite Masonic Museum and Library (MA)
Masonic Pageantry: The Inspiration for Scottish Rite Costume, 1867–1920
Jaclynne Kerner, State University of New York, College at New Paltz (NY)
Domesticating the Orient: Shriner Souvenirs and the Appropriation of Islam's Holiest City
COMMENT:
Steven C. Bullock, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

152. Decentering and Recentering American Studies Where We Are Professionally

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall B

CHAIR:
Stephanie Youngblood, Tulsa Community College (OK)
PANELISTS:
David Aitchison, North Central College (IL)
Aline Lo, Allegheny College (PA)
Todd Goddard, Utah Valley State College (UT)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

153. Archives of Blackness

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall C

CHAIR:
Gregory Laski, United States Air Force Academy (CO)
PAPERS:
Mary Caton Lingold, Duke University (NC)
"A True and Exact History of Early African Diasporic Music"
Paul J. Edwards, Boston University (MA)
"Do the Negroes Need Us?: Black Contestations of German Culture"
Paula C. Austin, California State University, Sacramento (CA)
"Narratives of Interiority: Black Lives in the U.S. Capitol 1919–1942"
Alexander W. Corey, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
"Beethoven in Black and Blue: The Archive of Ellison's Musical Imagination"
COMMENT:
Gregory Laski, United States Air Force Academy (CO)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

154. Lifestyles of the Rich and Gentrifying

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall D

CHAIR:
Jason Ruiz, University of Notre Dame (IN)
PAPERS:
Inna Arzumanova, University of San Francisco (CA)
The Struggles over "Home": The Economies of Belonging and Racial Identity in the Art World
Constance Gordon, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
Radical Renters and Evicted Tenants: Articulating Belonging, History, and Home in the Era of Airbnb
Stefanie A. Jones, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
Everyone's a Little Bit Racist: Liberal Gentrification at Home in Post-9/11 Bedford-Stuyvesant
Ryan Patrick Murphy, Earlham College (IN)
Lifestyle: Dissident Sexualities, Urban Political Economy, and the Genealogy of a Contested Category

10:00 am – 11:45 am

155. Still Here: Racial Displacements/Racial Resistances in the "Progressive" City

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall E

CHAIR:
Tricia Rose, Brown University (RI)
PAPERS:
Eric Tang, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Outlier: The Case of Austin's Declining Black Population
Amanda Boston, Brown University (RI)
Selling Culture, Selling Home: Race, Space, and Power in Gentrifying Brooklyn
James Tracy, City College of San Francisco (CA)
Towards the Right To The City & Housing

10:00 am – 11:45 am

156. Critical Disabilities Studies Caucus: Transnational Migrations, Disabilities, and Un/becoming Homes

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall F

CHAIR:
Stephen Knadler, Spelman College (GA)
PAPERS:
Anne Balay, Haverford College in Pennsylvania (PA)
Truckers Are the Border—Motion, Health, Immigration, and Surveillance
Jessica Cowing, College of William and Mary (VA)
Obesity and (Un)fit Homes: Health and Belonging in a Settler Nation
Ai Binh Ho, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
The Disabled Structure of Testimony in Monique Truong's Bitter in the Mouth
Katerina Kolarova, Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic)
The East of Pride, Avatars of Freedom: Capitalist Rehabilitations of Gay Pride and Refugee Crises

10:00 am – 11:45 am

157. Children and Youth Studies Caucus: Home White Home: Childhood and the Racial Imagination

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall G

CHAIR:
Lara Saguisag, City University of New York, College of Staten Island (NY)
PAPERS:
Anna Mae Duane, University of Connecticut (CT)
Not Home: The Black Child as Orphan and the Case for African Colonization
Michelle Martin, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
Away from Home: Finding Black Identity in the Children's Literature of Arna Bontemps and Langston Hughes
Elizabeth Marshall, Simon Fraser University (Canada)
At Home in the World: Images of Travel and Race in the Nancy Drew Mysteries and Comics
Philip Nel, Kansas State University (KS)
Desegregating the Imagination: A Manifesto for Anti-Racist Children's Literature
COMMENT:
Lara Saguisag, City University of New York, College of Staten Island (NY)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

158. El apetito por lo Latino y lo Urbano: Latin Urban Music and Representations in the Mainstream

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Quartz

CHAIR:
Frances Aparicio, Northwestern University (IL)
PAPERS:
Petra Rivera-Rideau, Wellesley College (MA)
Constructions of Latinidad and the Urban in Enrique Iglesias' Bailando
Michelle Rivera, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Dame Más Gasolina Liquor and Reggaetón Energy Drink: Contemporary Latin Urban Branding of Reggaetón
Lillian Gorman, University of Arizona (AZ)
Bachata as a U.S. Latina/o Home: Hybrid Musical and Linguistic Latinidades in Mexican Chicago
Melissa Castillo-Garsow, Yale University (CT)
Yo Soy Hip Hop: Transnationalism and Authenticity in Mexican New York
COMMENT:
Frances Aparicio, Northwestern University (IL)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

159. Business Meeting: Science and Technology Caucus

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite B

10:00 am – 11:45 am

160. International Committee Talkshop II: Belonging/Not Belonging in the Americas (in collaboration with the International Association of Inter-American Studies)

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite C Film Room

CHAIR:
Wilfried Raussert, Bielefeld University (Germany)
PANELISTS:
Mariposa Fernandez, Artist
Miriam Brandel, Bielefeld University (Germany)
Bond Love, Haskell Indian Nations University (KS)

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

161. Business Meeting: American Studies Journal Editorial Board

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Limestone

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

162. Business Meeting: Rocky Mountain ASA

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial H

With the ASA coming to the Rocky Mountains, a few of us would like to take this opportunity to revive the dormant Rocky Mountain ASA. We invite any and all ASA members living in the Rocky Mountain region to join us for a working meeting: we will revise our constitution, elect some officers, develop a mission for a regional chapter that covers a great deal of geography, and share some chapter updates.

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

047. Viet Thanh Nguyen's The Sympathizer and the Future of War and Memory

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall G

NOTE: This featured session has been moved from Thursday to Friday. Please note location change from Capitol 7 to Mineral Hall G.

CHAIR:
Herman Beavers, University of Pennsylvania (PA)
PANELISTS:
Matthew Frye Jacobson, Yale University (CT)
Cathy J. Schlund-Vials, University of Connecticut (CT)
Marguerite Nguyen, Wesleyan University (CT)
COMMENT:
Viet Thanh Nguyen, University of Southern California (CA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

163. We Have No Home in this Place—Prisons, Debt, Gender, Health

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Agate B–C

CHAIR:
Elizabeth Hinton, Harvard University (MA)
PAPERS:
Michelle Jones, Independent Scholar
From Debt to Debt: The Realities of the Post-incarcerated
Anastazia Schmid, Independent Scholar
Gender Disparities in Crime and Punishment
Lara Campbell, Independent Scholar, Natalie Medley, Independent Scholar
Living and Dying in Prison: Healthcare for Incarcerated People
COMMENT:
Micol Seigel, Indiana University-Bloomington (IN)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

164. Activism Caucus: Israel's Lethal Involvement in Mega-Sporting Events: Heeding the Call for Boycott

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 1

CHAIR:
Chandni Desai, University of Toronto (Canada)
PANELISTS:
Chandni Desai, University of Toronto (Canada)
Dave Zirin, The Nation Magazine
Linda Tabar, Trinity College (CT)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

165. Between Hell and Home: Solitary Confinement from ADX Florence to Guantanamo and Back

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 2

CHAIR:
Dan Berger, University of Washington, Bothell (WA)
PANELISTS:
Jeanne Theoharis, City University of New York, Brooklyn College (NY)
Ray Luc Levasseur, Independent Scholar
Laura Rovner, University of Denver (CO)
COMMENT:
Dan Berger, University of Washington, Bothell (WA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

166. Early American Matters Caucus: The Anatomy of Home: Early American Bodies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 3

CHAIR:
Cristobal Silva, Columbia University (NY)
PAPERS:
Melissa Adams-Campbell, Northern Illinois University (IL)
At Home in U.S. Literary History? Native Women's Presence and Absence in Antebellum Historical Fiction
Carla Cevasco, Harvard University (MA)
Unruly Appetites: Food, War, and Peace in New England's Borderlands, 1675–1750
Rebecca M. Rosen, Princeton University (NJ)
Sounding and Silencing the Body: Interrogating Autoptic Inquiry in Early America
Amanda Stuckey, College of William and Mary (VA)
The Womb of Futurity: Reproducing Creoles in Early Republican Print Culture
COMMENT:
Cristobal Silva, Columbia University (NY)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

167. Campus Carry

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 4

CHAIR:
Ann Cvetkovich, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
PANELISTS:
Jonathan Michel Metzl, Vanderbilt University (TN)
Simone Browne, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Angela Stroud, Northland College (WI)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

168. Home-ing and Aesthetic Alterities: Militarization and the Visual Regimes of Transnational America

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 5

CHAIR:
Anjali Nath, American University of Beirut (Lebanon)
PAPERS:
Javier Arbona, University of California, Davis (CA)
Ecologies of Practice in the Post-Military Cinema of Beatriz Santiago Muñoz
Crystal Mun-hye Baik, University of California, Riverside (CA)
An Analytic of Recognizability: Militarized Imperialism, Everyday Life, and the Korean Diaspora
Moustafa Bayoumi, City University of New York, Brooklyn College (NY)
Surveillance, The Slave Narratives, and the War on Terror in Mohamedou Slahi's Guantánamo Diary
Jih-Fei Cheng, Scripps College (CA)
Magnification and the Microbiopolitical: Glass Mediations and U.S. Empire in Twentieth-Century Virology

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

169. Ethnography Caucus I: Anthropology at Home/Not Home in American Studies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 6

CHAIR:
Gilberto Rosas, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
PAPERS:
Aimee Meredith Cox, Fordham University (NY)
Ethnographic Reclamations and The Embodied Practice of Coming Home
John L. Jackson, Jr., University of Pennsylvania (PA)
The Ethnographic Impossible: Why Anthropology Can Never Go Home Again
Kathryn Marie Dudley, Yale University (CT)
Tropes Tropiques: The Craft of Transdisciplinary Ethnography
Ana Y. Ramos-Zayas, City University of New York, Baruch College (NY)
The 'Americanist' in Latin Americanist: Affluence, Race, Space, and Parenting in Brazil and Puerto Rico

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

170. Critical Ethnic Studies Committee III: Sliding into Home Race

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 7

CHAIR:
Cherise Smith, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
PANELISTS:
Myra Washington, University of New Mexico (NM)
Cherise Smith, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Michelé Prince, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
Shinsuke Eguchi, University of New Mexico (NM)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

171. The Compton's Cafeteria Riot at 50

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial A

CHAIR:
Susan Stryker, University of Arizona (AZ)
PANELISTS:
Susan Stryker, University of Arizona (AZ)
Victor Silverman, Pomona College (CA)
Joey Plaster, Yale University (CT)
Kai Green, Northwestern University (IL)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

172. Home is Un-Dead: Sights and Sounds in Feminist Art, Music, Comix, and Film

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial B

CHAIR:
Tracy Floreani, Oklahoma City University (OK)
PAPERS:
Deborah Elizabeth Whaley, University of Iowa (IA)
Finding A 'Home' for Fat Bats, Postpunks, and Depressed Dills: Afro-Goth and the Un-dead Comix of Calyn Pickens-Rich
Maria Elena Buszek, University of Colorado, Denver (CO)
Danger Came Smiling: Feminist Art and Popular Music as Visual and Aural Articulations of 'Home'
Nicole Amber Haggard, Mount Saint Mary's University (MD)
The Fever in the 'Home' of the Interracial Jungle: Crazy White Women and Miscegenation in U.S. Popular Culture
COMMENT:
Tracy Floreani, Oklahoma City University (OK)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

173. Not At Home in the Publishing World?: Recently Published Books on Black Feminist History

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial C

NOTE: This session has been cancelled.

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

174. Defamiliarizing American Higher Education

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial F

CHAIR:
William Kuskin, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
PAPERS:
Christopher Newfield, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
The Great Mistake
Julia Lynn Mickenberg, University of Texas, Austin (TX), Richard Reddick, University of Texas, Austin (TX), Kate Catterall, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
The History and Future of Higher Education: A Collaborative Pedagogical Experiment
Marc Bousquet, Emory University (GA)
The Economics of Spray Tanning
COMMENT:
William Kuskin, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

175. Home/Not Home in Baltimore: Place and Positionality in Studying the Baltimore Uprisings

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial G

CHAIR:
Nicole King, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (MD)
PANELISTS:
Juanita Crider, Purdue University (IN)
Elizabeth Nix, University of Baltimore (MD)
Michael Stone, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (MD)
Nicole King, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (MD)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

176. Colorado: Home on the Front Range

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite A

CHAIR:
Emma Pérez, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
PAPERS:
Julia Faisst, Catholic University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt (Germany)
Evicted in America: Dispossession and Resistance in John Moore's Evicted and Allison Lynn's The Exiles
Natalie Havlin, City University of New York- LaGuardia Community College (NY)
Revolutionary Love: Betita Martínez and the Politics of Location
Julia Lange, University of Hamburg (Germany)
Imagining a New Home Front: Aspen's Goethe Bicentennial and the Legacy of the Holocaust
Melina V. Vizcaino-Aleman, University of New Mexico (NM)
Chicana/o Critical Regionalism and Denver Muralist Carlota Espinoza

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

177. Material Culture Caucus: The Artifact's (Home) Place in American Studies: Material Culture Pedagogy, Objectives, Curriculum

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall A

CHAIR:
William D. Moore, Boston University (MA)
PANELISTS:
David Brody, Parsons School of Design (NY)
Katherine Grier, University of Delaware (DE)
Ann Smart Martin, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI)
William D. Moore, Boston University (MA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

178. Graduate Education Committee I: Perfecting Your Pitch: Graduate Student Professionalization with the Pros

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall B

CHAIR:
Kristin Hass, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

179. Mediums of Black Music in Performance and Study

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall C

CHAIR:
Matt Sakakeeny, Tulane University (LA)
PANELISTS:
Matthew Morrison, New York University (NY)
Shana Redmond, University of Southern California (CA)
Kyra Gaunt, City University of New York, Baruch College (NY)
Ali Colleen Neff, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VA)
Matt Sakakeeny, Tulane University (LA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

180. Indigenous Cityscapes

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall D

CHAIR:
Brenda Child, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
PAPERS:
Adam Haviland, Michigan State University (MI)
Cities as Home for Indigenous Language and Knowledge
Stephanie Latella, York University (Canada)
Je Me Souviens: Blackness, Indigeneity, and Ethnicity in Quebec
Webster Matjaka, University of New Mexico (NM)
From Sand Creek to Somalia: Indigenous Bodies in Denver's Post-Industrial Urban Cultural Re-Imagination
Sasha Maria Suarez, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Indian Minneapolis: (Re)claiming Indigenous Space Through the Building of Urban American Indian Infrastructure

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

181. Race-ing the Railroad: Race and Identity on the American Train

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall E

CHAIR:
Amy G. Richter, Clark University (MA)
PAPERS:
Lydia E. Ferguson, Auburn University (AL)
Going in Reverse: The Post-"Plessy" Railroad in Charles Chesnutt's The Colonel's Dream
Julia H. Lee, University of California, Irvine (CA)
Riding Jim Crow: The Railroad in the African American Imagination
Miriam Thaggert, University of Iowa (IA)
Better than "Miss Anne": Black Women Railroad Workers

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

182. Critical Disability Studies Caucus: The Home Which Is Not One: Disability and Institutional "Home"

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall F

CHAIR:
Leon J. Hilton, Occidental College (CA)
PAPERS:
Susan Burch, Middlebury College (VT)
Committed: Sovereignty, Family, Institutionalization, and Remembering in American Indian and US History, 1900–2015
Dana Hradcová, Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic), Michal Synek, Masaryk University (Czech Republic)
How to Make A Homey Meal in Not-so-homey Kitchen: Home Metaphors in Repertoires of Institutional Dining
Michael Gill, Syracuse University (NY)
Meanings of Home and Community in Raising Renee and The Collector of Bedford Street
Angela M. Smith, University of Utah (UT)
Future Home (Zombies Keep Out!): Access and Belonging in Disaster and Dystopian Moving Image Texts
COMMENT:
Liat Ben-Moshe, University of Toledo (OH)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

183. Never Innocent: Critical Race Studies of Youth

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite C

NOTE: Location has been moved from Mineral Hall G to Granite C.

CHAIR:
Robin Bernstein, Harvard University (MA)
PAPERS:
Long Le-Khac, Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
The Ideology of the Bildungsroman in the Post-Civil Rights Era: Cisneros and Minority Mobility
Isabel Millan, Kansas State University (KS)
Ruptures in Belonging and Innovative Placemaking for Queer Children of Color
Yin Wang, National Cheng Kung University (Taiwan)
Rights That Kill: Paradoxes of Civil Rights, Narratives of the Atlanta Child Murders

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

184. Language, Power, and the Bilingual Latin@ Studies Classroom

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Quartz

CHAIR:
Evelyn Hu-Dehart, Brown University (RI)
PANELISTS:
Claudia Holguín Mendoza, University of Oregon (OR)
Evelyn Hu-Dehart, Brown University (RI)
Susan Wehling, Valdosta State University (GA)
Julie M. Weise, University of Oregon (OR)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

185. Business Meeting: Marxism Caucus

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite B

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

186. Business Meeting: 2017 Program Committee

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Agate A

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

187. American Quarterly II: You Got Pitch: An American Quarterly Publication Workshop

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Agate B–C

CHAIR:
Hokulani K. Aikau, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)
PANELISTS:
Aileen Moreton-Robinson, Queensland University of Technology (Australia)
Monisha Das Gupta, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)
Roderick Labrador, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

188. Activism and Critical Prison Studies Caucuses: Homing in on Global Security: The Israel-US Connection and Beyond

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 1

CHAIR:
Tallie Ben Daniel, Jewish Voice for Peace
PANELISTS:
Lisa Bhungalia, Syracuse University (NY)
Ethan Blue, University of Western Australia (Australia)
Rana Marie Jaleel, University of California, Davis (CA)
Rhys Machold, Wilfrid Laurier University (Canada)
Dean Spade, Seattle University (WA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

189. Survival and Solidarity: Women of Color in the Academy

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 2

CHAIR:
May Fu, University of San Diego (CA)
PANELISTS:
Caridad Souza, Colorado State University (CO)
Roe Bubar, Colorado State University (CO)
Brenda J. Allen, University of Colorado Denver (CO)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

190. Policing and the Emergence of State Power in the Early Americas

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 3

CHAIR:
Janet Neary, City University of New York, Hunter College (NY)
PAPERS:
Sarah Nicolazzo, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Broken-Windows Policing: An Early American Literary History
Max Mishler, New York University (NY)
The Janus-Faced Nature of Police Power in the Atlantic World: Abolition, Incarceration, and Liberal Freedom
Greta L. LaFleur, Yale University (CT)
Poverty, Municipal Policing, and the Emergence of Sexology in Early Nineteenth-Century North America
Emma Heaney, New York University (NY)
Carcerality and Trans Feminine Life around 1900

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

191. Racializing the National Home: Patrick Wolfe's Traces of History

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 4

CHAIR:
Cynthia G. Franklin, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)
PANELISTS:
Jean O'Brien, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Robin D.G. Kelley, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
J. Kehaulani Kauanui, Wesleyan University (CT)
Saree Makdisi, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
David Colles Lloyd, University of California, Riverside (CA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

192. This Home Which Is Not One: Performance, Activism, and the Visual Aesthetics of Belonging

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 5

CHAIR:
Jasmina Tumbas, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)
PAPERS:
H. Cassils, Independent Scholar
Cassils: The Powers That Be (Artist's Talk)
Ana Grujic, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)
"I Did It Because I Am Free": World-Making in the Black Lives Matter Era
Ian Alan Paul, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)
The Guantanamo Bay Museum: Reclaiming the State of Exception
Kenneth Pietrobono, Independent Scholar
Kenneth Pietrobono: Field Guide to the Modern Landscape (Artist's Talk)
Julia Lynn Steinmetz, New York University (NY)
Home Is Where We Start From: the Transformational Aesthetics of Cassils and Yishay Garbasz
COMMENT:
Jasmina Tumbas, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

193. Ethnography Caucus II: Anthropology at Home/Not Home in American Studies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 6

CHAIR:
Ben Chappell, University of Kansas (KS)
PAPERS:
Peter Benson, Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
The Politics of Friendship and Public Ethnography in North Carolina Tobacco Country
Roshanak Kheshti, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Critical Ethnographic Methods for Ethnic Studies: Pedagogical and Practical Explorations
Susan Lepselter, Indiana University-Bloomington (IN)
Anxieties of the Unknowable: Thinking Ethnographically about Conspiracy Theory in the Age of Surveillance
Patricia Zavella, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)
Decolonizing Praxis with Women of Color Organizing for Reproductive Justice

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

194. Sports Studies Caucus: Built: At Home with the Athletic Body

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 7

CHAIR:
Mary G. McDonald, Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
PAPERS:
E. Hella Tsaconas, New York University (NY)
Video Queens: Jane Fonda, Richard Simmons, and the advent of the home workout
Kara Fagan, University of Iowa (IA)
"Never Let Them See You Sweat": The Spectacular Athletic Body in the Hollywood Musicals of Sonja Henie and Esther Williams
Erica Rand, Bates College (ME)
What's Inside: Unitards, Trailers, and the Undoing of Debi Thomas
Chelsea Jones, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
Serving Like a Girl: Embodiment, Space, and the Micropolitics of the Tennis Court
COMMENT:
Mary G. McDonald, Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

195. The Political Economy of Mass Homelessness in the Carceral City

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial A

CHAIR:
Cindi Katz, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
PAPERS:
Nick Estes, University of New Mexico (NM)
Mni Luzahan: Lakota Life and Home(less) in Rapid City, South Dakota
Craig Willse, George Mason University (VA)
From Surplus Labor to Surplus Life: the U.S Racial State and the Organization of Housing Insecurity
Jordan T. Camp, Brown University (RI), Christina Heatherton, Trinity College (CT)
House Keys, Not Handcuffs: Broken Windows Policing as Neoliberal Urban Strategy
COMMENT:
Cindi Katz, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

196. Trans* of Color Scholarship Home/Not Home in Trans* Studies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial B

CHAIR:
Vic Muñoz, Wells College (NY)
PANELISTS:
Abraham Weil, University of Arizona (AZ)
Kai Green, Northwestern University (IL)
Micha Cardenas, University of Washington, Bothell (WA)
Qwo-Li Driskell, Oregon State University (OR)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

197. Committee on Gender and Sexuality Studies I: Parenting While Academic: Strategies, Challenges, Proposals

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial C

CHAIR:
Kyla Wazana Tompkins, Pomona College (CA)
PANELISTS:
Aren Zachary Aizura, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Mishuana Goeman, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Mark Anthony Neal, Duke University (NC)
Lisa B. Thompson, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Elizabeth Freeman, University of California, Davis (CA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

198. Troubling the Center: Queer Circuits of Home/Not Home in Health Networks, the Americas, and the Asian American Diaspora

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial F

CHAIR:
Olivia Banner, University of Texas Dallas (TX)
PAPERS:
Jennifer Tyburczy, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
Pornoterrorism as Queer Political Performance in Post-NAFTA Mexico
Olivia Banner, University of Texas Dallas (TX)
American Algorithms: Cripping Biocapitalism through Queer Cancer Publics
Pavithra Prasad, California State University, Northridge (CA)
Diasporic Outsiders: Cultural Logics of Un-Belonging in the United States

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

199. Public Humanities at Home/Not at Home: American Studies Inside and Outside the Academy

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial G

CHAIR:
Jolie Alexandra Sheffer, Bowling Green State University (OH)
PANELISTS:
Julie Ellison, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Philip Hollingsworth, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
Matthew Frye Jacobson, Yale University (CT)
Monica Muñoz Martinez, Brown University (RI)
Seth Moglen, Lehigh University (PA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

200. HIV/AIDS: Confronting Trauma, Reclaiming Queer Futures

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial H

CHAIR:
Dagmawi Woubshet, Cornell University (NY)
PAPERS:
Edward Chamberlain, University of Washington, Tacoma (WA)
The Art of Public Intimacies: Feelings of Belonging and Home in Queer Latin@ Spaces
René Esparza, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Black Bodies on Lockdown: The Criminalization of HIV in Times of White Injury
Jan Huebenthal, College of William and Mary (VA)
Haunted Homes: AIDS, Chrononormativity, and the Futures of the Queer Past
Ricardo Montez, New School University (NY)
Of Graphite, Silver, and Mesh: DL Alvarez and Nao Bustamante's Brown America

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

201. New Frontiers, New Violence: the Remolding of the Mythic West in post-1970s America

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite A

CHAIR:
Allison Perlman, University of California, Irvine (CA)
PAPERS:
Rebecca Scofield, University of Idaho (ID)
Hustling Pussy: Mechanical Bulls and the Sexualized Violence of the 1970s Imagined Frontier
Justin Owen Rawlins, University of Tulsa (OK)
Narrating Alaska's First City: Historicizing Frontier and Home in The Ketchikan Story Project
Andrew Patrick Nelson, Montana State University, Bozeman (MT)
Violence and the Macabre in the Contemporary Western
Hervé Mayer, University of Montpellier Paul Valéry (France)
A 'Crisis of Public Myth'? Continuity of the Frontier Myth in 1970s American Cinema
COMMENT:
Allison Perlman, University of California, Irvine (CA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

202. Material Culture Caucus: The Material Culture of Home-Making: Desire, Fantasy, and Possibility in the American Interior

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall A

CHAIR:
Nan Wolverton, American Antiquarian Society
PAPERS:
Amy Sopcak-Joseph, University of Connecticut (CT)
Home Shopping: Creating Consumer Desire and Access in Godey's and Peterson's
Christina Michelon, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Built from Scrap: The Real and Ideal Interiors of Nineteenth-Century Scrapbook Houses
Sarah Anne Carter, The Chipstone Foundation (WI)
Mrs. M.-----'s Cabinet: Truth, Fantasy, and Historical Fiction in the 21st-Century Museum
COMMENT:
Nan Wolverton, American Antiquarian Society

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

203. Graduate Education Committee II: An Immodest Proposal: Confronting the Alt-Ac Trend in American Studies Graduate Programs

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall B

CHAIR:
Lisa Guerrero, Washington State University, Pullman (WA)
PANELISTS:
Christopher Breu, Illinois State University (IL)
Koritha Mitchell, Ohio State University, Columbus (OH)
Theresa Runstedtler, American University (DC)
LaCharles Ward, Northwestern University (IL)
Jenna Lyons, University of Kansas (KS)
COMMENT:
Lisa Guerrero, Washington State University, Pullman (WA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

204. Crafting Freedom, Conjuring Home

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall C

CHAIR:
Erin D. Chapman, George Washington University (DC)
PAPERS:
Abigail Fagan, University of Connecticut (CT)
Bringing Black Temperance Home: Antebellum Anti-Alcohol Agitation, Race, and Abjection
Michael K. Honey, University of Washington, Tacoma (WA)
Black Workers Matter, Fifty Years Since King
Rachel May, Northern Michigan University (MI)
Stitches in Time: Susan, Minerva, Eliza, Free & Enslaved
Marguerite Rippy, Marymount University (VA)
Contested American Identities: The 1936 "Voodoo" Macbeth and the Texas Centennial

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

205. Queer Bodies/Queer Movements

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall D

CHAIR:
Jason Ruiz, University of Notre Dame (IN)
PAPERS:
Thomas Jessen Adams, University of Sydney (Australia)
John Rechy in New Orleans: Sexualities, Economies, and the Pre-Gay Liberation South
Brady James Forrest, George Washington University (DC)
Bordering Home/Becoming Queer: The Potentiality of Movement Through Liminal Space in Seashore
Craig Jennex, McMaster University (Canada)
You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real): Searching for Home on the Historical Dance Floor
Alessandra Williams, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Decolonizing Queer of Color Bodies: The Narrative and Dance Technique of David Roussève/REALITY

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

206. Stealing Away: Black Embodiment and Shelter in Light of Scenes of Subjection

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall E

CHAIR:
Sampada Aranke, San Francisco Art Institute (CA)
PANELISTS:
Autumn Womack, University of Pittsburgh (PA)
Sarah Jane Cervenak, University of North Carolina, Greensboro (NC)
J. Kameron Carter, Duke University (NC)
Nijah Cunningham, City University of New York, Hunter College (NY)
Kemi Adeyemi, Northwestern University (IL)
Jed Murr, University of Washington, Bothell (WA)
Nikolas Oscar Sparks, Duke University (NC)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

207. Environment and Culture Caucus: Bringing Environmental and Disability Studies into Dialogue

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall F

CHAIR:
Jay Sibara, Colby College (ME)
PAPERS:
Víctor M. Torres-Vélez, Western Oregon University (OR)
Reification, Biomedicine, and Bombs: Women's Politicization in Vieques' Social Movement
Nibedita Bandyopadhyay, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (India)
Nuclear/Necropolitics of Disability in Pacific Narratives
Kelly Fritsch, University of Toronto (Canada)
Toxic Pregnancies: Disabling Environments and Neoliberal Biocapital
Robert Melchior Figueroa, Oregon State University (OR)
Autism and Environmental Identity: Delinking the Chains of Empathy and Environmental Justice
COMMENT:
Jay Sibara, Colby College (ME)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

208. No Place Like Home: Disciplining Girlhood

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall G

CHAIR:
Cynthia Greenlee-Donnell, Duke University (NC)
PAPERS:
Lauren DeLaCruz, Northwestern University (IL)
Cold War, Hot Light Bulb: Cold War Domesticity, Girlhood, and the Easy-Bake Oven
Peggy Lee, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Queering Nowhere/Home: Asian American Girl Runaway Narratives
Mary Zaborskis, University of Pennsylvania (PA)
No Future in White Homes: False Heterosexualization in African-American Reform Schools

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

209. From el Barrio to the Moon: Contesting Colonial Notions of Home and Territoriality in Chicana/o and Latina/o Film, Literature, and Theater

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Quartz

CHAIR:
Sonia Saldívar-Hull, University of Texas, San Antonio (TX)
PAPERS:
Angie C Bonilla, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)
Signs of the Flesh: Reading Tattooed Masculinity in Central American Cultural Productions
Sara Alicia Ramírez, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
"Cut Limb by Limb": La Vida Dura and Domestic Colonialism in Virginia Grise's blu
Sonia Ivette Valencia, University of Texas, San Antonio (TX)
Decolonizing Imperial Ecologies: Imploding and Exploding Environmental and Homeland Terrorism in Lunar Braceros and Sleep Dealer
COMMENT:
Sonia Saldívar-Hull, University of Texas, San Antonio (TX)

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

210. Business Meeting: International Committee

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Limestone

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

211. Mortal Remains: The Production of Memory and Community through the Dead

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Agate B–C

CHAIR:
Ellen Stroud, Pennsylvania State University, University Park Main Campus (PA)
PAPERS:
Michelle Morgan, Yale University (CT)
"A Babel of Bodies": Soap, Material Transformation, and Racial Reconstitution in the Yerba Buena Cemetery
Joey Plaster, Yale University (CT)
"Living in Her Memory": Queer Kinship and Survival through Sylvia Rivera's Ashes
Allison Wanger, University of Iowa (IA)
"Dishonorable Dead": Death, Mourning, and the Racialized Construction of a National Family
Romany Reagan, Royal Holloway, University of London (United Kingdom)
'Cult of the Dead'? Embodied Victorian Mourning Practices and their Role in Contemporary Death Acceptance
COMMENT:
Ellen Stroud, Pennsylvania State University, University Park Main Campus (PA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

212. Activism Caucus: The Right to Education: From Palestine to the "Homeland" (co-sponsored by Critical Prison Studies Caucus and K–16 Collaboration Committee)

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 1

CHAIR:
Dylan Rodriguez, University of California, Riverside (CA)
PANELISTS:
Abigail Boggs, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
Curtis Marez, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Erica Meiners, Northeastern Illinois University (IL)
Loubna Qutami, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Ahmad H. Sa'di, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Israel)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

213. Publicly Engaged American Studies: A Dialogue

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 2

CHAIR:
Kevin P Murphy, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
PANELISTS:
Molly McGarry, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Lance McCready, University of San Francisco (CA)
Steven William Thrasher, New York University (NY)
Elena Gonzales, Independent Scholar

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

214. Muhammad Ali: An American and Beyond

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 3

CHAIR:
Kevin Gaines, Cornell University (NY)
PANELISTS:
Dave Zirin, The Nation Magazine
Theresa Runstedtler, American University (DC)
Moustafa Bayoumi, City University of New York, Brooklyn College (NY)
Kevin Gaines, Cornell University (NY)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

215. Carceral Domesticities

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 4

CHAIR:
Leslie Elizabeth Wingard, College of Wooster (OH)
PAPERS:
Sarah Haley, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Domestic Carcerality and the Politics of State Violence
Anoop Mirpuri, Portland State University (OR)
The Correction-Extraction Complex and Abolitionist Cultural Studies
Ruby C. Tapia, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Bearing Light and Time: Reproductive Justice and the Abject Maternal in Prison Photography
Nicole R. Fleetwood, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)
The Art of Home: Domestic Visions of Undoing Carcerality
COMMENT:
Leslie Elizabeth Wingard, College of Wooster (OH)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

216. Art and Performance in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 5

CHAIR:
Catherine Gudis, University of California, Riverside (CA)
PAPERS:
Rebecca Schreiber, University of New Mexico (NM)
Countering the "Spectacle of Surveillance" in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands
Julio Cesar Morales, Arizona State University (AZ)
Contact Zones
Szu-Han Ho, University of New Mexico (NM)
Re-Mixing Culture at the US-Mexico Border
COMMENT:
Catherine Gudis, University of California, Riverside (CA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

217. What Makes it Cool to be Southern?: Re-Imagining Home and Self in the New Black American South

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 6

CHAIR:
Kiese Laymon, Vassar College (NY)
PANELISTS:
Jarvis C. McInnis, University of Notre Dame (IN)
Regina N. Bradley, Armstrong State University (GA)
John Jennings, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Julius B. Fleming, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

218. Sports Studies Caucus: Refusing to Defend this House: Athletic Insurrection at the University of Missouri and Beyond

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 7

CHAIR:
David J. Leonard, Washington State University, Pullman (WA)
PAPERS:
Emmett Gill, University of Texas, San Antonio (TX)
Athletes and Activism at the University of Missouri
Letisha Engracia Cardoso Brown, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
"Plantation Politics": Black Student Athlete Activism Through Visual Culture
Drew Brown, University of Houston (TX)
Dropping the Ball and Lifting the Fist: The Influence of Black Political Movements on the Identity and Agency of Black Student-Athletes
Doug Hartmann, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
African American Athletic Activism in Light of 1968
COMMENT:
C. Richard King, Washington State University, Pullman (WA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

219. The White Possessive: Property, Power, and Indigenous Sovereignty

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial A

CHAIR:
David Roediger, University of Kansas (KS)
PANELISTS:
Cheryl Harris, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Kim Tallbear, University of Alberta (Canada)
Aileen Moreton-Robinson, Queensland University of Technology (Australia)
George Lipsitz, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

220. Politics and Policy Caucus: American Studies and the 2016 Election Results

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial B

CHAIR:
Angie Maxwell, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (AR)
PANELISTS:
Jefferson Decker, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)
Todd Shields, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (AR)
Joseph Lowndes, University of Oregon (OR)
COMMENT:
Angie Maxwell, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (AR)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

221. Committee on Gender and Sexuality Studies II: En-gendering the Middle East in American Studies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial C

CHAIR:
Ebony Coletu, Pennsylvania State University, University Park Main Campus (PA)
PANELISTS:
Perin Gurel, University of Notre Dame (IN)
Ebony Coletu, Pennsylvania State University, University Park Main Campus (PA)
Randa Tawil, Yale University (CT)
Sunaina Maira, University of California, Davis (CA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

222. Imperial Erasures: NGOs and the Bodily Home

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial F

CHAIR:
Toby Beauchamp, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
PAPERS:
Erin L. Durban-Albrecht, Illinois State University (IL)
Measuring LGBTQI Human Rights: Foreign Organizations' Impact on Documenting Homophobia and Transphobia in Haiti
Dylan McCarthy Blackston, University of Arizona (AZ)
Transspecies Encounters: The Arcus Foundation and Colonial Legacies of Embodiment
Sharon Heijin Lee, New York University (NY)
"Love Your Body": Plastic Surgery, Feminist Activism, and the NGO-ification of Body Politics
COMMENT:
Toby Beauchamp, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

223. Queer Archival "Be/longing" and other Memory AIDS

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial G

CHAIR:
Susan Stryker, University of Arizona (AZ)
PAPERS:
Marika Cifor, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
A "Hypochondria of the Heart": Nostalgia, Activism, and the Archives of HIV/AIDS
Robb Hernández, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Viral Delay/Viral Display: Chicano Art's Domestic Parasites
Stacy Wood, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Un/Natural Silences: Donor-Requested Destruction in the Lesbian Archives
Jamie A. Lee, University of Arizona (AZ)
Technologies of Be/longing: Documenting Storytelling Practices and Productions
COMMENT:
Susan Stryker, University of Arizona (AZ)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

224. Domestic Insecurity: Challenging Race and Sexuality in Cold War American Culture

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial H

CHAIR:
Jaime Harker, University of Mississippi (MS)
PAPERS:
Korey Garibaldi, University of Notre Dame (IN)
The Necessary Knocking at the Door: World War II-era African American Writers and the Marketplace of Fictive Community Life
Aaron Lecklider, University of Massachusetts, Boston (MA)
"Comrades Help Me": Art, Performance, and Queer Memories of Cold War American Culture
Mary Helen Washington, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
The After-Life of the Black Literary Left
COMMENT:
Jaime Harker, University of Mississippi (MS)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

225. Queering "Nu'ó'c" as Home: Deviant Belonging in the Vietnamese Diaspora

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite A

CHAIR:
Michele Janette, Kansas State University (KS)
PAPERS:
Kim Tran, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
But We're Still Here: On Not Dying in the Bayou
Lynn Ly, University of Toronto (Canada)
Enchanted, Shocking Temporalities: Vietnamese Sniper Women and Cold War Chronobiopolitics
Natalia Duong, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Queering Consumption Time: Tracing "Nu'ó'c" in Ly Hoang Ly's "I will teach my daughter these rituals"
Thao P. Nguyen, Stanford University (CA)
VÍ` Nu'ó'c/Coming Home: A Race-Conscious, Feminist, Transnational Critique of the "Coming Out" Narrative

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

226. Material Culture Caucus: American Outsiders and the Material Culture of Home

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall A

CHAIR:
Catherine Whalen, Bard Graduate Center (NY)
PAPERS:
Laura A. Macaluso, Salve Regina University (RI)
Benedict Arnold's House: The Making and Unmaking of an American Home
Michelle Everidge Anderson, University of Delaware (DE)
Happy Families for Efficient Workmen: Federal Standards for Defense Housing during World War II
Trista Reis Porter, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
Positioning Home(s) for the Philadelphia Wireman
Andrea Quintero, Yale University (CT)
Welcome (to my) Home: The Material Culture of "Ethnic" Restaurants in Contemporary Queens, New York
COMMENT:
Catherine Whalen, Bard Graduate Center (NY)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

227. Graduate Education Committee III: Where American Studies is at Home/not Home: Working in Different Disciplinary and Professional Contexts

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall B

CHAIR:
Patricia Sawin, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
PANELISTS:
Philip Nel, Kansas State University (KS)
Nicole Hodges Persley, University of Kansas (KS)
Mark Meltzer Sawin, Eastern Mennonite University (VA)
Stewart Varner, University of Pennsylvania (PA)
Patricia Sawin, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

228. Home/Not Home in Europe: The Limits of American Notions of Blackness in Theorizing Black Europe

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall C

CHAIR:
Elisa Joy White, University of California, Davis (CA)
PAPERS:
Simone Drake, Ohio State University, Columbus (OH)
Transnational Afro-German Identity with a Cold War Logic
Jeannette Eileen Jones, University of Nebraska, Lincoln (NE)
'Germericans' or 'U.S. Boys'?: U.S. Militarism, Blackness, National Identity, and the USMNT
Michelle M. Wright, Northwestern University (IL)
Physics of Blackness: Beyond the Middle Passage Epistemology
COMMENT:
Elisa Joy White, University of California, Davis (CA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

229. Queer Adventures: National Identity and Belonging in 19th c. American Literature

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall D

CHAIR:
Katie M. Hemphill, University of Arizona (AZ)
PAPERS:
Ittai Orr, Yale University (CT)
The Queer Countrymen of Obi; or, the History of Three-Fingered Jack
Christopher Packard, New York University (NY)
The Language of Queer Patriots: Frederic Loring's Same-Sex Sexual Style in Fiction and Travelogue
Scott Larson, George Washington University (DC)
Home Deferred: Gender-Crossing in Early American Adventure Narratives
COMMENT:
Katie M. Hemphill, University of Arizona (AZ)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

230. The Crucible of Calamity: Crisis and Identity Formation

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall E

CHAIR:
To be Announced
PAPERS:
Alexander J. Ashland, University of Iowa (IA)
Postwar Appendage: Paratext and Reconstruction in Herman Melville's Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War
James M. Greene, Pittsburg State University (KS)
Joseph Plumb Martin and the Written Ends of Revolutionary Violence
Betsy Klimasmith, University of Massachusetts, Boston (MA)
Charlotte's Fevered Readers
Ashley Rattner, University of Memphis (TN)
Nashoba's Transatlantic Failure: Fanny Wright's Defense in Print

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

231. Environment and Culture Caucus: Conceptualizing Race and the Environment

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall F

CHAIR:
Phaedra C. Pezzullo, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
PAPERS:
James Kyung-Jin Lee, University of California, Irvine (CA)
Ecological Disaster and Asian American Illness Narrative
Julie Sze, University of California, Irvine (CA)
De-Normalizing Embodied Toxicity: The Case of Kettleman City
Min Hyoung Song, Boston College (MA)
True Detective, Race, and the Difficulty of Seeing Climate Change

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

232. Narratives of Racial Delinquency

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall G

CHAIR:
William Bush, Texas A&M University, San Antonio (TX)
PAPERS:
Chrissy Anderson-Zavala, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)
When I Walk Through School Gates I Want to Feel Free: Abolitionist Imaginaries in the Carceral State
Michelle Kelley, Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
A Morning for Jimmy (1960): Black Youth, Vocational Guidance, and the Politics of Jazz
Kate O'Connor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Incarcerated Boys and Reproductive Injustice: The Neglected Stories of California's Eugenic Sterilization Campaign, 1919–1952
Malcolm Tariq, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Richard Writes Bigger Reading the Ghetto: Constructing the African American Urban Narrative
COMMENT:
William Bush, Texas A&M University, San Antonio (TX)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

233. Movements in Latina/o Landscapes from Monsters to Hip Hop MCs

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Quartz

CHAIR:
Luis Alvarez, University of California, San Diego (CA)
PAPERS:
William A. Calvo-Quirós, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Terror Landscapes: Tracing Latina/o Monsters Theory
Jessica Lopez Lyman, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
SotaRican Rhythms: Disrupting the Midwest Regional Imaginary
Jimmy Patiño, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Where Aztlán Meets the Dirty South: Intersecting Black-Chican@ Subjectivities in Houston Hip Hop
COMMENT:
Aureliano Maria DeSoto, Metropolitan State University (MN)

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

234. Business Meeting: Ethnography Caucus

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite B

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

235. Reading Octavia Butler

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite C Film Room

CHAIR:
Mark Rifkin, University of North Carolina, Greensboro (NC)
PAPERS:
Gabriella Friedman, Cornell University (NY)
Remember Your Dead: The Temporal Horizon of Home in Octavia Butler's Fledgling
Marthia Fuller, University of New Mexico (NM)
Displaced and Erased: Black Women in the Dystopian Future
Lauren Heintz, Tulane University (LA)
"8 Possible Beginnings": Afro-Native Sexual Imaginaries
Heather Victoria Vermeulen, Yale University (CT)
Re-Inhabiting the Plantation Romance: Octavia Butler's Wild Seed and the Historiography of Slavery

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

236. Reception: University of Southern California

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial Foyer

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

237. GLQ Reception

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Foyer

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

238. Reception/Mixer, cosponsored by the Environment and Culture Caucus, the Early American Matters Caucus, and Southern ASA with a generous contribution from the American Antiquarian Society— at Marlowe's, 501 16th St., Denver, www.marlowesdenver.com

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

239. Business Meeting: War and Peace Studies Caucus

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Agate A

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

240. RedLine Guided Tour of Artists' Studios at RedLine (2350 Arapahoe St., Denver, Colorado)

As Denver has experienced enormous growth in the past decade, it has also become a prominent example of contemporary urban social dilemmas such as rapidly changing neighborhoods, homelessness, and crime. RedLine aims to build tighter social bonds through fostering arts programs involving both practicing artists and the community. RedLine is "a non-profit contemporary arts center . . . [with a] vision is to empower every person to create social change through art." Contact: Matt Johnston (mnj@lclark.edu) for additional information.

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

241. Awards Ceremony

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol Foyer North

PRESIDING: Kandice Chuh, Graduate Center of the City University of New York and president-elect, American Studies Association

Presentation of the Constance Rourke Prize for the best article in American Quarterly, the Critical Ethnic Studies Prize for the best paper presented in comparative ethnic studies at the annual meeting, the first annual Critical Disability Studies Prize for the best student paper in critical disability studies at the convention, the Wise-Susman Prize for the best student paper at the convention, the Yasuo Sakakibara Prize for the best paper presented by an international scholar at the meeting, the Ralph Henry Gabriel Prize for the best dissertation in American studies, the Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize, the John Hope Franklin Best Book Publication Prize, the Mary C. Turpie Prize for outstanding teaching, advising, and program development in American studies, the Angela Y. Davis Prize for outstanding public scholarship, and the Bode-Pearson Prize for outstanding contributions to American studies.

8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

242. Presidential Address: Home/Not Home: Centering American Studies Where We Are

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial A–C

SPEAKER: Robert Warrior, University of Kansas (KS)

When Mary Helen Washington challenged American studies with the question "What Happens If You Put African American Studies at the Center?" in her 1997 ASA Presidential Address, she also challenged the association to become a scholarly, professional, and intellectual "home" for scholars from various backgrounds and fields who were only then emerging into prominence in the ASA's program, leadership, and practices. For many, ASA—its annual meeting, journal, and elected leadership—has realized at least some of the potential Washington urged it toward in what she called its "inevitable direction of change." Yet, even as the association has become more and more inclusive as an academic home, the United States has revealed itself as more and more not home. What, then, does the juxtaposition/paradox/dialectic of home/not home challenge American studies to do as scholars and students in the field take stock of what we have become and where we ought to head as the association and the work it promotes continues in that direction of change, inevitably and otherwise?

9:35 pm – 10:35 pm

243. President's Reception

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial Foyer

Sponsored by the University of Kansas and the University of Minnesota Press

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