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ASA Sessions at a Glance | Session Subject Index | Wednesday, November 16 |
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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 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

244. Students' Committee Breakfast Forum II: Mock Job Interview

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial F

CHAIR:
Genevieve Clutario, Harvard University (MA)
PANELISTS:
Christina B. Hanhardt, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
Paula Ioanide, Ithaca College (NY)
Christopher Michael Elias, Brown University (RI)

Come and watch a "mock job interview" performed by two established American Studies faculty and a graduate student currently on the job market. The interview will be followed with a discussion between the "candidate" and the "interviewers" about what worked and what could be improved about the interview. Audience members can also ask pointed questions about the interview process and gain insights in a no-pressure setting.

7:30 am – 9:00 am

245. Breakfast: Boston University American & New England Studies Program

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite B

An opportunity for students, alumni, faculty, former faculty, prospective students, and friends of Boston University¹s American & New England Studies Program to meet, chat, reminisce, scheme, and visit over coffee, juice, and breakfast delicacies.

8:00 am – 9:45 am

246. K–16 Collaboration Committee I: What Do We Need to Do Differently When We Do Our Politics, Action, and Thinking in Someone Else's Home?

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

CHAIR:
Amrah Salomon, University of California, San Diego (CA)
PANELISTS:
Amrah Salomon, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Jessi Quizar, Northwestern University (IL)
Charles Sepulveda, University of California, Riverside (CA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

247. Activating Palestinian Solidarity

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 1

CHAIR:
Karim Mattar, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
PAPERS:
Sara Camille Awartani, George Washington University (DC)
Two Occupied Nations, Two Diasporas, One Struggle: Palestine in the Puerto Rican Political Imaginary
Eman Ghanayem, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Towards Culture-Oriented Commitment: The Case of Palestine in the U.S. Academy
Meryem Kamil, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Theorizing Solidarity: Pro-Palestine Online Activism in the Global North
Rachel Levitt, University of New Mexico (NM)
Settler Multiculturalism: Transnational Solidarity as Colonial Alibi

8:00 am – 9:45 am

248. Re-Imag(in)ing the West: Visual Cultures of the West and the Negotiation of Home/Not Home

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 2

CHAIR:
Astrid Böger, Hamburg University (Germany)
PAPERS:
Birgit Spengler, Goethe University Frankfurt (Germany)
(De-)Familiarizing the West: Regimes of Vision in Turn-of-the-Century Women's Photography of the West
Melody Graulich, Utah State University (UT)
Who's at Home in Yellowstone? The Northern Pacific Railroad and the Paintings of Abby Hill
Rachel Sailor, University of Wyoming (WY)
Re-Interpreting Home: Regionalist Pictorialism in the Early 20th-Century American West
COMMENT:
Astrid Böger, Hamburg University (Germany)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

249. Cedric Robinson and the Black Radical Intellect

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 3

CHAIR:
Jordan T. Camp, Brown University (RI)
PANELISTS:
Ruth Wilson Gilmore, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
Erica R. Edwards, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Christina Heatherton, Trinity College (CT)
Avery Gordon, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

250. Blackness and the Precarity of Home, or (at) Home in the Alternative

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 4

CHAIR:
Nicole R. Fleetwood, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)
PAPERS:
Ashon T. Crawley, University of California, Riverside (CA)
I Ain't Got Long to Stay Here
Terrion L. Williamson, Michigan State University (MI)
No Humans Involved: On Black Women, Serial Death, and the Meaning of Home
Terrance Wooten, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
Surveilled on the Streets: Black Male Sex Offenders and the Liminality of Home
COMMENT:
Nicole R. Fleetwood, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

251. In Search of the "Soul" in "Post-Soul"

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 5

CHAIR:
Mark Anthony Neal, Duke University (NC)
PAPERS:
Mark Burford, Reed College (OR)
"Like me, he's awful pretty": Sam Cooke and Cassius Clay in Miami
Emily Lordi, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
Natural Women: Toward a Queer Female Soul Aesthetic
Jason King, New York University (NY)
The Recombinant Afro-Kitsch of George Kranz's 1983 Din Daa Daa
Zandria Robinson, Rhodes College (TN)
Soul Grandbabies: Post-Soul Genealogies and Black Cultural Criticism

8:00 am – 9:45 am

252. On Settler Indigenization

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 6

CHAIR:
Steve Russell, Indiana University-Bloomington (IN)
PANELISTS:
Adrienne Keene, Brown University (RI)
Alex Trimble Young, University of Southern California (CA)
Ho'esta Mo'e'hahne, University of Southern California (CA)
Steve Russell, Indiana University-Bloomington (IN)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

253. Resisting Violence(s) Against Black Bodies: Worlding, Sounding, and Abolition

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial A

CHAIR:
Stephen Dillon, Hampshire College (MA)
PAPERS:
Andrew Dilts, Loyola Marymount University (CA)
No Prison is Safe for No One: Prison Pinkwashing, Anti-Violence Activism, and Queer Prison Abolition
H. Rakes, Oregon State University (OR)
Eugenics and the Wavering of Harmlessness/Threat: Disability, Race, Transgender
COMMENT:
Stephen Dillon, Hampshire College (MA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

254. Transnationalism, Materiality, and the Centering of American Studies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial B

CHAIR:
Daniel HoSang, University of Oregon (OR)
PAPERS:
Shawn McDaniel, Cornell University (NY)
Fashioning Latinx Transnationalism: The Body Politics of Cuban Dandyism
Oneka LaBennett, Cornell University (NY)
"'The Best Beaches': Transnational Sand Export, Tourism, and Erasing Guyana"
Sharon Luk, University of Oregon (OR)
Uses of the Profane: Regional Development, Racialized Confinement, and the Letter
Imani Johnson, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Performing the Global Cypher: B-Boying, Black Aesthetics, & Soulful Dancers
Viet Le, California College of the Arts (CA)
Town and Country: Sopheap Pich and Phan Quang's Urban-Rural Developments
COMMENT:
Daniel HoSang, University of Oregon (OR)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

255. Trans Women to the Front—Home, Belonging, Cinema, and Sisterhood, in Sean Baker's Film Tangerine

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial C

CHAIR:
Ace Canessa, Independent Scholar
PAPERS:
A. Anthony, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
All Sidewalks Lead to You—Cultural Landscapes & Transgender Women of Color: Sex Work, Friendship, Sisterhood
Nicholas de Villiers, University of North Florida (FL) QTPOC Language, Sex Worker Discourse, and the "Mainstream Audience" in Tangerine
's Reception
Nikki Lane, American University (DC)
"Hey Girl, You Back From Vacation?": The Spatial and Discursive Dimensions of Belonging in Tangerine
COMMENT:
Ace Canessa, Independent Scholar

8:00 am – 9:45 am

256. The Legacies of Gloria Anzaldúa for Theorizing Home

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial G

CHAIR:
Rosalia Solorzano, Pima Community College (AZ)
PAPERS:
Francisca James Hernández, Pima Community College (AZ)
Feminist Intersectional Thought: Historicizing Gloria Anzaldúa and Situating Chicana Scholarship in the Canon
Alyson Cole, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
The Precarious Politics of Ambivalence: Anzaldúa on the Border
Judy Rohrer, Western Kentucky University (KY)
Mestiza Consciousness, Cultural Appropriation, and Kuleana: Unsettling "Home" in Hawai'i
COMMENT:
Rosalia Solorzano, Pima Community College (AZ)

8:00 am – 10:00 am

257. Minority Scholars Mentoring Breakfast (Ticketed Event)

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial H

We invite all minority students and faculty, and their allies, to celebrate the winner of the sixth annual Richard A. Yarborough Mentoring Award, make new friends, and consolidate existing mentoring networks. At the breakfast, we will also recognize the winner of the Minority and Indigenous Student Travel Award, a collaborative effort between the MSC and the ASA's Ethnic Studies Committee. Please come and share this opportunity to honor and practice mentorship and build community.

The cost is as follows: senior scholars $20.00, junior scholars $15.00, and graduate students $10.00. Sign up online at the "Mentoring Breakfast" button at http://standwiththeasa.org/registration/

8:00 am – 9:45 am

258. No Nostalgia for the Future: Rethinking Domesticity in 20th-Century U.S. Literature and Film

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite A

CHAIR:
Kimberly Hamlin, Miami University of Ohio (OH)
PAPERS:
Patrick B. Sharp, California State University, Los Angeles (CA)
Feminism, Sexual Selection, and Future Domesticity in Hugo Gernsback's Magazines
Craig McConnell, California State University, Fullerton (CA)
Home and Homesickness in the Science Fiction of Robert Heinlein
John Bruni, Grand Valley State University (MI)
Posthuman Observations of Domesticity in John Cassavetes's A Woman Under the Influence
COMMENT:
Kimberly Hamlin, Miami University of Ohio (OH)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

259. Digital Intimacies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall A

CHAIR:
Nassim Winnie Balestrini, University of Graz (Austria)
PAPERS:
Jody Ahlm, University of Illinois, Chicago (IL)
I'm Gay: Collective Reiteration and the Performative Queer Liberal Subject
Faithe Day, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Imagined Commenting: The Construction of Black Queer Community within YouTube Counterpublics
Hazel Gedikli, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
Home Readings: Transnationally-American Narratives of Syrian Refugees
Reem Hilu, Northwestern University (IL)
Games Families Play: Computer-Mediated Board Games in the Neoliberal Home

8:00 am – 9:45 am

260. Racing Home: Black Movements/Black Lives

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall B

CHAIR:
Theri Pickens, Bates College (ME)
PAPERS:
Elijah Gaddis, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
The Spectacle of Black Movement: Performing Race and Home in the 20th Century Southern City
Danielle Hodge, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
Exploring Kendrick Lamar's Lived Experience with Systematic Racism in To Pimp a Butterfly
Gabriel Allen Peoples, Indiana University-Bloomington (IN)
Get Out My Sister's House!: Viral Performance and the Search for Black Privacy
Hershini Young, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)
Lying Down to the Off-Beat: Movement and Disability in Black Lives Matter Die-Ins

8:00 am – 9:45 am

261. Cultures of the Long Revolution: Policing and Re-domesticating Public Space from Abolitionism to Black Lives Matter

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall C

CHAIR:
Rosie Uyola, Rutgers University, Newark (NJ)
PAPERS:
Kendall McClellan, California State University, Channel Islands (CA)
The Virtuous Citizen: "Possessed with an Idea"
Scott Henkel, University of Wyoming (WY)
Riots as Policing in Charles Chesnutt's The Marrow of Tradition
Katharina Fackler, University of Graz (Austria)
Marching for Spatial Justice? Civil Rights Protests and the Iconography of Mobility
Sheila Smith McKoy, Kennesaw State University (GA)
Do You See What I See?: Visual Narrative and the Long Revolution of Race Rights
COMMENT:
Justin Rogers-Cooper, City University of New York, LaGuardia Community College (NY)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

262. Are We Home Yet?: The Rise, Impact, and Futures of Surveillance Technologies in Indigenous America

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall D

CHAIR:
Kathryn Walkiewicz, Kennesaw State University (GA)
PAPERS:
Sherri Sheu, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
Chinese Exclusion and Indian Reservations: Fingerprints and the Problem of Non-White Identification
Theresa Rocha-Beardall, Cornell University (NY)
#IdleNoMore: Subversion, Resistance, and the Future of Indigenous Social Media
Margaret Macey Flood, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Commodities, Colonialism, and Christianity: 19th-century medical circulations among the Lake Superior Ojibwe
Raquel Escobar, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Indigeneity as an Access Point: The Inter-American Indian Institute and Technologies of Control and Surveillance
Darcy Harwood Brazen, University of New Mexico (NM)
The Arrest of Tatanka Iyotanka

8:00 am – 9:45 am

263. A Rightful Home?: State-Sponsored Migrations and US Empire (sponsored by the Immigration and Ethnic History Society)

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall E

CHAIR:
Colleen P. Woods, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
PAPERS:
Michael Verney, University of New Hampshire (NH)
"The Universal Yankee Nation": American Naval Exploration and Proslavery Resettlement in South America, 1850–1860
Karen R. Miller, City University of New York, LaGuardia Community College (NY)
Whose Home?: Intracolonial Reservations and Resettlement in the Philippines
Andrew J. Hazelton, Texas A&M International University, Laredo (TX)
Organizing against Permanent Impermanence: Braceros' Fight to Claim a Rightful Home in California
Jennifer Way, University of North Texas (TX)
Photography and Vietnamese Resettlement: Narrating Refugees for Americans
COMMENT:
Colleen P. Woods, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

264. Race in the Sports Documentary

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall F

CHAIR:
Travis Vogan, University of Iowa (IA)
PAPERS:
Samantha Sheppard, Cornell University (NY)
Historical Contestants in On the Shoulder of Giants
Guy Harrison, Arizona State University (AZ)
Race and Opportunity in Two Days in April
Aaron Bernard Baker, Arizona State University (AZ)
Intersectional Identities in Venus Vs
COMMENT:
Travis Vogan, University of Iowa (IA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

265. Contested Visions of Home: Asian/American Diasporic Subjectivities in the Media

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall G

CHAIR:
Patty Ahn, Occidental College (CA)
PAPERS:
Annie Isabel Fukushima, University of Utah (UT)
Questioning Home & Obligation: Witnessing the Trafficking of Asian Diasporas into Domestic Servitude
Terry K. Park, Wellesley College (MA)
Go Ahead, Get Off My Lawn: The Korean War, The Gift of Freedom, and Guarding the Home/front in Clint Eastwood's Gran Torino
Lori Lopez, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI)
Giving Voice to Hmong American Women: Aural Media as Home in the Diaspora
COMMENT:
Patty Ahn, Occidental College (CA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

266. New Homeplaces for Black Popular Culture: Sun Ra, Nicki Minaj, Bombastic Laughter, and Black Twitter

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Quartz

CHAIR:
Lauren Muller, City College of San Francisco (CA)
PAPERS:
Aria S. Halliday, Purdue University (IN)
Home with Hitler?: Nicki Minaj, Butt Bravado, and Blaxploitation's Legacy
Lauren M. Jackson, University of Chicago (IL)
Making 'Black Noise': Bombastic Rap Personas and Black Vernacular Humor
Brian Lefresne, University of Guelph (Canada)
Stylin' on Saturn: Sun Ra, Performance, and Home in the Era of Black Nationalism
Brandeise Monk-Payton, Brown University (RI)
What is this "Black" in Black Twitter?: Race, Difference, and the Production of a Virtual Vernacular
COMMENT:
Lauren Muller, City College of San Francisco (CA)

9:00 am – 10:00 am

267. Environment and Culture Caucus Business Meeting (Open to All)

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Agate A

9:30 am – 5:30 pm

268. Book Exhibit (Saturday)

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

10:00 am – 11:45 am

Business Meeting: Academic and Community Activism Caucus

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Sandstone

10:00 am – 11:45 am

269. K–16 Collaboration Committee II: The Bounds of Crises

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

CHAIR:
Dylan Rodriguez, University of California, Riverside (CA)
PAPERS:
Juli Grigsby, Haverford College in Pennsylvania (PA)
Reproductive Justice as a Political Home for Fugitive Planning
Connie Wun, DataCenter: Research for Justice (CA)
Living Under War: Discipline and the Logics of Carcerality in Schools
Damien Sojoyner, University of California, Irvine (CA)
Thinking of Home: The Source of Black Fugitivity
Sabina Vaught, Tufts University (MA)
State Counterinsurgency and the Custodians of a House of Resistance: Education, Incarceration, and Lesbian Juvenile Prisoners
COMMENT:
Dylan Rodriguez, University of California, Riverside (CA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

270. The Homes of Zionism: Circuits of White Supremacy between the Americas and Israel

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 1

CHAIR:
Dana M. Olwan, Syracuse University (NY)
PANELISTS:
Keith Feldman, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Tamara Lea Spira, Western Washington University (WA)
Rico Kleinstein Chenyek, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Tallie Ben Daniel, Jewish Voice for Peace
Cynthia G. Franklin, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

271. The Seen Unseen: Queer Backdrops, Racial Labor, and Visual Culture

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 2

CHAIR:
Erica Cho, University of California, San Diego (CA)
PAPERS:
Chi-ming Yang, University of Pennsylvania (PA)
Bambi as Queer/Chinese Dreamscape
Jerry Miller, Haverford College in Pennsylvania (PA)
Race, Distance, and Moral Deliberation
Tamara Walker, University of Pennsylvania (PA)
Black Servants, Whites' Backdrops: Race, Beauty, and the Visual Vernacular of Luxury in the Andes
Joon Oluchi Lee, Rhode Island School of Design (RI)
The Sweetness of Fake Meat
COMMENT:
Meg Wesling, University of California, San Diego (CA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

272. War & Peace Studies Caucus: Militarizing the Domestic/Domesticating the Military: Home/Not Home in American Military Cultures

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 3

CHAIR:
Erika Doss, University of Notre Dame (IN)
PAPERS:
Andrea Gustavson, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Picturing the Periphery of War: Red Cross Workers' and Nurses' Cold War Snapshots in the Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project
Rebecca A. Adelman, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (MD), Wendy Kozol, Oberlin College (OH)
Consuming Subjects and Soldiers-Turned-Artists: Objects of the Aestheticized Homefront
Rusty Bartels, University of California, Davis (CA)
"Where American Armed Forces Have Served Overseas": The American Battle Monuments Commission and the Implications of Overseas American Military Commemoration

10:00 am – 11:45 am

273. Apocalypse '91/'16

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 4

CHAIR:
Deborah Wong, University of California, Riverside (CA)
PANELISTS:
Shana Redmond, University of Southern California (CA)
Elliott Powell, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Regina N. Bradley, Armstrong State University (GA)
Deborah Wong, University of California, Riverside (CA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

274. Sound Studies Caucus: Race, Sound, and the Politics of Keywords Projects

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 5

CHAIR:
Dolores Ines Casillas, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
PANELISTS:
Jennifer Stoever, State University of New York, Binghamton (NY)
Gustavus Stadler, Haverford College in Pennsylvania (PA)
Julie Beth Napolin, New School University (NY)
Dolores Ines Casillas, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

275. Homefronts

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 6

CHAIR:
Matt Basso, University of Utah (UT)
PAPERS:
AJ Bauer, New York University (NY)
A Paradigm Displaced: What the New Right Saw in American Studies
Katherine Pritchard, Boston University (MA)
Murdered Houses: Fighting France and the Architecture of War
Hao Jun Tam, University of Pennsylvania (PA)
Vietnam in America: The "Wild Man" Trope and the Post-War Racial Uncanny
Blake Wilder, Ohio State University, Columbus (OH)
The Black Home Front: World War I, Jessie Fauset, and Intersectionality
COMMENT:
Matt Basso, University of Utah (UT)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

276. Critical Prison Studies Caucus: Making Freedom: Materializing Abolition Through Non-Reformist Reforms

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial A

CHAIR:
Craig Gilmore, Independent Scholar
PAPERS:
David P. Stein, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
Learning from Losses: Black Freedom Movements for Guaranteed Jobs and the Rise of Mass Incarceration
Melissa Burch, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Limits and Possibilities in the Struggle to Confront Criminal Record-based Discrimination
Lydia Pelot-Hobbs, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
'To Walk Down the Street Without Fear': Fighting Criminalization, Creating Transformation
Kai Lumumba Barrow, Independent Scholar
Decolonizing Imagination: Improvisations on Anti-Black Violence
COMMENT:
Craig Gilmore, Independent Scholar

277. The Future of Black and American Studies: Black Cultural Politics in the 21st Century

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial B

CHAIR:
André Carrington, Drexel University (PA)
PANELISTS:
Khadijah Costley White, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)
Aymar Jean Christian, Northwestern University (IL)
André Carrington, Drexel University (PA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

278. Transphobia in Bed, Bath, and Beyond

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial C

CHAIR:
Sharon P. Holland, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
PANELISTS:
Susan Stryker, University of Arizona (AZ)
Aren Zachary Aizura, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Emi Koyama, Independent Scholar

10:00 am – 11:45 am

279. War at Home/not Home: Race & Gender in War & Anti-War

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial F

CHAIR:
Dayo Gore, University of California, San Diego (CA)
PANELISTS:
Tejasvi Nagaraja, New York University (NY)
Jessie Kindig, Columbia University (NY)
Irene Garza, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Camilo Mejia, Independent Scholar
COMMENT:
Andrew Friedman, Haverford College in Pennsylvania (PA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

280. Trouble's Taking Place: Susan Scott Parrish's The Flood Year 1927

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial G

CHAIR:
Britt Rusert, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
PANELISTS:
Thadious Davis, University of Pennsylvania (PA)
Cecelia Tichi, Vanderbilt University (TN)
Sonia Posmentier, New York University (NY)
Christopher Morris, University of Texas, Arlington (TX)
Jennifer James, George Washington University (DC)
COMMENT:
Susan Scott Parrish, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

281. Non-Fictions of Race: Post-War Writing Genres

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite A

CHAIR:
Joseph Arthur Keith, State University of New York, Binghamton (NY)
PAPERS:
Curtis Hisayasu, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
"I Am Not a Stranger": Baldwin at Home and Abroad
Sarah Trimble, University of Toronto (Canada)
Unhomely: The Postwar Roots of a "Familial" Neoliberal Story
Jang Wook Huh, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)
Comparative Notions of Unfreedom in African American Non-Fiction
Christian Ravela, University of Central Florida (FL)
Gonzo as Critique: Against the Racial Politics of New Journalism

10:00 am – 11:45 am

282. Digital Humanities Caucus: Digital Shorts: Centering Digital Humanities Projects in American Studies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall A

CHAIR:
Hilarie Ashton, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
PANELISTS:
Carly Kocurek, Illinois Institute of Technology (IL)
Amanda Phillips, University of California, Davis (CA)
Hilarie Ashton, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
Miriam Posner, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

283. International Committee Talkshop III: Comparative Perspectives on Im/migrant Bodies in a Global Context

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall B

CHAIR:
Mark Overmyer-Velázquez, University of Connecticut (CT)
PAPERS:
Claudia Sadowski-Smith, Arizona State University (AZ)
Representations of Immigration to Germany and the US
Maurice Stierl, University of California, Davis (CA)
Transversal Migration Struggles as Analytics of (Colonial) Border Violence
Olivia Mena, London School of Economics (United Kingdom)
Walled Up: A Political Sociology of Contemporary National Barriers
Stefka Hristova, Michigan Technological University (MI)
Geographies of Exclusion Revisited
Fatima El-Tayeb, University of California, San Diego (CA)
The "Refugee Crisis" and Europe's (Neo)Colonial Legacy
COMMENT:
Jennifer Andrea Reimer, Bilkent University (Turkey)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

284. Bad Housekeeping: Black Womanhood, Domestic Unrest, and Re-thinking Home

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall C

CHAIR:
Hiram Perez, Vassar College (NY)
PAPERS:
Jennifer Williams, Morgan State University (MD)
"There's Nothing Worse than a Houseful of Women": Parodying Black Urban Matriarchy
Eve Dunbar, Vassar College (NY)
"Would Be King, Not Mother": Embracing Familial Perversity and Refusing Black Domesticity
Kimberly Brown, Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)
One Bad Bitch?: Morality Narratives and the New Cult of True Black Womanhood
Ayesha Hardison, University of Kansas (KS)
Righteous Work, Domestic Disobedience: Reimaging the Black Maid

10:00 am – 11:45 am

285. Decolonial Visions of Home

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall D

CHAIR:
Patricia Marroquin Norby, The Newberry Research Library
PAPERS:
Mark Minch, Wesleyan University (CT)
Representation and Gesture in the Auto-Archiving Practices of Painter Frank Day
Sascha Scott, Syracuse University (NY)
No Man's Land: Representations of Space and Place in Modern Pueblo Painting
Amy Lonetree, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)
Visualizing Ho-Chunk Cultural Performance, Tourist Encounters, and Survivance in Wisconsin, 1879–1960
Lucian Gomoll, California State University, Los Angeles (CA)
Colonial Extractions/Indigenous Actions: A Proposal for Anishinaabe Aking
Katherine Brewer Ball, Wesleyan University (CT)
The Uncanny Sculptural Spaces of Dance in the Work of Emily Johnson
COMMENT:
Patricia Marroquin Norby, The Newberry Research Library

10:00 am – 11:45 am

286. Home/Not Home in the Academy: University Administration and the Future of American Studies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall E

CHAIR:
Shilpa Dave, University of Virginia (VA)
PANELISTS:
John Burdick, City University of New York, Borough of Manhattan Community College (NY)
Kritika Agarwal, American Historical Association (DC)
Sarah Rebolloso McCullough, University of California, Davis (CA)
Carolyn Stirling, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)
Amy Jin Johnson, Brown University (RI)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

287. Sisters With Attitude: How Venus and Serena Williams Changed the Game

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall F

CHAIR:
Vanessa Perez, City University of New York, Brooklyn College (NY)
PANELISTS:
Treva Lindsey, Ohio State University, Columbus (OH)
Salamishah Tillet, University of Pennsylvania (PA)
Brittney Cooper, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)
COMMENT:
Vanessa Perez, City University of New York, Brooklyn College (NY)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

288. Do I Belong Here?: Troubling Home and Belonging within Asian American Music, War, and Film

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall G

CHAIR:
Robert George Lee, Brown University (RI)
PAPERS:
Julian Saporiti, Brown University (RI)
Dances, Scorpions, Make Up, & Graffiti: Youth Culture in Japanese Internment Camps
Michelle Chip Chang, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
The Korean War, The American Dream: Stories and Silences of a Korean American Success Story
Stephanie Huang Chang, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Fraught Ties: The Haunting Presence of Kinship Structures in Asian American Haunted House Films
COMMENT:
Robert George Lee, Brown University (RI)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

289. Task Force on the Future of Higher Education: Making the Case for American Studies Institutionally and Intellectually

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Quartz

CHAIR:
Elizabeth Ann Duclos-Orsello, Salem State University (MA)
PANELISTS:
Bruce Burgett, University of Washington, Bothell (WA)
Christopher Newfield, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
Elizabeth Ann Duclos-Orsello, Salem State University (MA)

10:00 am – 11:00 am

290. Business Meeting: Visual Culture Caucus

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite B

10:00 am – 11:45 am

291. It All Went Under Water: The Loss of Home and Indigenous Activism in the Film Warrior Women

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial B

NOTE: This session has been moved from Granite C to Centennial B.

CHAIR:
Elizabeth Castle, Denison University (OH)
PANELISTS:
Christina King, Filmmaker
Madonna Thunder Hawk, Community Organizer
Marcella Gilbert, Community Organizer
Elizabeth Castle, Denison University (OH)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

292. Business Meeting: Committee on American Studies Departments, Programs, and Centers

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Limestone

11:00 am – 1:45 pm

293. Gender and Sexuality Studies Networking Brunch (Ticketed Event)

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial H

This is a networking brunch for senior scholars, junior scholars, and graduate students, sponsored by the Committee on Gender and Sexuality Studies (formerly the Women's Committee). This year in conjunction with the Brunch we are holding a panel in honor of the work of Sylvia Wynter. Panelists include: Carol Boyce Davies, Shona N. Jackson, Tiffany Lethabo King, Lisa Lowe, Kyla Wazana Tompkins, and Rinaldo Walcott.

The cost is as follows: senior scholars $20.00, junior scholars $15.00, and graduate students $10.00. Sign up online at the "Gender and Sexuality Studies Brunch" button at http://standwiththeasa.org/registration/

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

294. Business Meeting: Material Culture Caucus

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite B

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Business Meeting: Taskforce on American Studies in Higher Education in the United States and Globally

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Limestone

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

295. From the Domestic to the International: On the Violence of Human Rights

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

CHAIR:
Robert Perez, University of California, Riverside (CA)
PAPERS:
J. Sebastian, University of California, Riverside (CA)
The Mask and the Shadow: Tracing Rights Discourses in the Formation of Colonial Ideology
Charles Sepulveda, University of California, Riverside (CA)
The Canonization of Junípero Serra: Celebration of Genocide
Evan Taparata, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Human Rights Abroad, Dispossession at Home: Rights, Refuge, and Sovereignty in the Indian Claims Commission
Laura Matson, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Multiple Sovereigns and the Spatiality of Rights: Tribes, States, and Federal Jurisdiction in the U.S.
Jaimie Morse, Northwestern University (IL)
Globalizing Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Exams: The Politics of Documenting Harms in Conflict Zones

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

296. Negotiating a Fragmented Home/Land: Immobility, Displacement, and Quotidian Resistance in Occupied Palestine

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 1

CHAIR:
Dana M. Olwan, Syracuse University (NY)
PAPERS:
Maryam Griffin, University of California, Davis (CA)
A State of Flight: Mobility and Freedom in Palestine
Evyn Lê Espiritu, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Vexed Solidarities: Vietnamese Israelis and the Question of Palestine
Jennifer Lynn Kelly, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Showcasing a Fragmented Home/Land: Solidarity Tourism and its Discontents
Sarah Ihmoud, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Intimate Intrusions: Home and the Politics of Eviction in Occupied East Jerusalem
Lila Sharif, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
A Taste for Palestine: The Transnational Business of Eating Indigeneity
COMMENT:
Dana M. Olwan, Syracuse University (NY)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

297. I Can't Find My Way Home: Blackness, Visuality, and the Arts

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 2

CHAIR:
Dana Seitler, University of Toronto (Canada)
PAPERS:
Lokeilani Kaimana, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Build a Boat and Bring Us Home: Brilliance Remastered and Baladé Black
Lisa Guerrero, Washington State University, Pullman (WA)
From Compton to Negrotown: Blackness and the Dystopic Utopias of Home
Michael B. Gillespie, City University of New York, City College (NY)
Home Is Where the Hatred Is
COMMENT:
Kevin Everson, University of Virginia (VA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

298. War & Peace Studies Caucus: Militarizing the Domestic: Violence, Race, and Gender from Civil Rights to the Present

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 3

CHAIR:
Kimberley L. Phillips, Independent Scholar
PAPERS:
Kathleen Belew, University of Chicago (IL)
Their War Against the American Mother: White Power Paramilitarism, Militarized Policing, and the 1990s
Deborah Cohler, San Francisco State University (CA)
How to be a Mil Spouse: Interpellation, Individualism, and Gendered Citizenship
David Kieran, Washington & Jefferson College (PA)
"It's the Military, Sweetheart. Army, Unit, Family. In That Order": Military Families, Mental Health, and the Iraq War
Jason Morgan Ward, Mississippi State University (MS)
"When the Lynch Rope Fails, There is Always the Draft": Racial Violence, Activist Families, and Grassroots Resistance in the Vietnam Era
COMMENT:
Susan Jeffords, University of Washington, Bothell (WA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

299. Queer Displacement, (Post)colonial Trauma, and the Politics of Social Death

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 4

CHAIR:
Sharon P. Holland, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
PAPERS:
Laura Grappo, Wesleyan University (CT)
Dislocation and Traumatic Afterlife: The Case of the San Antonio Four
Roderick Ferguson, University of Illinois, Chicago (IL)
The Contents of Rotimi's Trunk: The Production of Black Queer Diaspora and "Home" In the Context of Social Death
Mejdulene Shomali, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (MD)
Scheherazade and the Limits of Inclusive Politics in Arab American Literature
Sandra K. Soto, University of Arizona (AZ)
El Corno Emplumado and the Greater Mexican Café

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

300. Sound Studies Caucus: Sounds Like Home: Mapping Chicana/Mexicana/Indigena Epistemologies in Sonic Spaces

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 5

CHAIR:
Michelle Habell-Pallán, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
PANELISTS:
Iris C. Viveros Avendaño, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
Wanda Alarcon, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Susana Sepulveda, University of Arizona (AZ)
Yessica Garcia Hernandez, University of San Diego (CA)
Marlen Rios Hernandez, University of California, Riverside (CA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

301. Colonial Unknowing, Alterities, and Solidarities

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 6

CHAIR:
Hokulani K. Aikau, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)
PAPERS:
Justin Leroy, University of California, Davis (CA)
Slavery, Settler Colonialism, and Global Anti-Blackness
Juliana Hu Pegues, Smith College (MA)
Empire, Race, and Settler Colonialism: BDS and Contingent Solidarities

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

302. Critical Prison Studies Caucus: Who Gets to Go Home?: Refusing Innocence

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial A

CHAIR:
Ruth Wilson Gilmore, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
PANELISTS:
Thomas Dichter, Harvard University (MA)
James Kilgore, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Laura McTighe, Columbia University (NY)
Mariame Kaba, Project NIA
Victoria Bryan, Cleveland State Community College (TN)
COMMENT:
Ruth Wilson Gilmore, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

303. The Home/Not Home of the Body in Pain: Responding to Christina Crosby's A Body, Undone

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial B

CHAIR:
Lisa Duggan, New York University (NY)
PANELISTS:
Mel Chen, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
David Thomas Mitchell, George Washington University (DC)
Kathryn Bond Stockton, University of Utah (UT)
COMMENT:
Christina Crosby, Wesleyan University (CT)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

304. United States of Intoxication: On Temperance and Excess in the Homeland

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial C

CHAIR:
Shaun Cullen, Independent Scholar
PAPERS:
Brendan McGillicuddy, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Sympathy and the Devil: The Racial Imaginary of Addiction
Marissa Brostoff, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
Richard Nixon's Acid Test: Psychedelics, Consciousness-Raising, and the Politics of Consent
Eric Lott, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
Rocky Mountain High: John Denver and the Dialectics of Excess
Jason Kirby, University of Virginia (VA)
Torn, Frayed, and Cosmic America: Gram Parsons and the Rolling Stones Play with Country Music
COMMENT:
Shaun Cullen, Independent Scholar

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

305. Home is a Place Where We Have Never Been: Queer, Feminist, and Decolonial Speculative Imaginaries

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial F

CHAIR:
Shelley Streeby, University of California, San Diego (CA)
PANELISTS:
Aimee Bahng, Dartmouth College (NH)
Alexis Lothian, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
Rebekah Sheldon, Indiana University-Bloomington (IN)
Shelley Streeby, University of California, San Diego (CA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

306. Towards an Intellectual History of Black Power

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial G

CHAIR:
Stephen Ward, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
PANELISTS:
Claudrena Harold, University of Virginia (VA)
Jasmin Young, Rutgers University, Camden (NJ)
Russell Rickford, Cornell University (NY)
Garrett Felber, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

307. Other Domesticities: Alternative Constructions of "Home" in Twentieth-Century America

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite A

CHAIR:
Nicholas L. Syrett, University of Northern Colorado (CO)
PAPERS:
Emily K. Hobson, University of Nevada-Reno (NV)
Unequal Affections: The Homosociality of Rescue Feminism in Chinatown's Mission Home
Theresa McCulla, Harvard University (MA)
Resistant Domesticities: Literacy, Illiteracy, and Women of Color in Twentieth-Century New Orleans Kitchens
Susie Woo, California State University, Fullerton (CA)
Interracial Intimacies on Public Display: Race, Sociology, and Scrutiny in 1950s Hawai'i
Stephen Vider, Museum of the City of New York (NY)
Buddy Systems and the Boundaries of Home in the First Decade of AIDS
COMMENT:
Nicholas L. Syrett, University of Northern Colorado (CO)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

308. Digital Humanities Caucus: Homing/Redefining Digital Humanities in the Academy from an American Studies Perspective

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall A

CHAIR:
Lauren Tilton, Yale University (CT)
PANELISTS:
Lauren Tilton, Yale University (CT)
Elizabeth Losh, College of William and Mary (VA)
Angel Nieves, Hamilton College (NY)
Veronica Paredes, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Jessica Marie Johnson, Johns Hopkins University (MD)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

309. Imperial Practices of Public Health

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall B

CHAIR:
Christine DeLisle, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
PAPERS:
Sari Altschuler, Emory University (GA)
Cholera, Nineteenth-Century American Studies, and Global Health
Leanne Day, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
When Home Becomes a Prison: Exiling Kanaka Maoli Lepers to Kalaupapa
Betsy Schlabach, Earlham College (IN)
Black Chicago's Influenza Epidemic of 1918
Andrea Berg, Whitman College (WA), Aaron Bobrow-Strain, Whitman College (WA)
Suffering Care: Psychiatric Drugs and Regimes of Control in a Women's Immigration Detention Center

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

310. Blackness and Indigeneity: Exploring the Impasses

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall C

CHAIR:
Shanté Paradigm Smalls, Saint John's University (NY)
PAPERS:
Joanne Barker, San Francisco State University (CA)
The Analytic Constraints of Settler Colonialism
Keith Feldman, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Situating the Impasse: Between Postcoloniality and Critical Ethnic Studies
Mark Rifkin, University of North Carolina, Greensboro (NC)
Fictions of Land and Flesh
Lisa Kahaleole Hall, Wells College (NY)
All Our Relations: Toni Cade Bambara's 'Everyday Rescue Missions' and Audre Lorde's 'House of Difference'

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

311. Students' Committee Workshop I: Home Where You Are: Finding Community and Connection in Early Career Scholarship

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall D

CHAIR:
Amanda Stuckey, College of William and Mary (VA)
PANELISTS:
Stuart Schrader, Harvard University (MA)
Kritika Agarwal, American Historical Association (DC)
Katharina Fackler, University of Graz (Austria)
Kathleen Brian, Western Washington University (WA)
Amy K. King, Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
Kristen Proehl, State University of New York, College at Brockport (NY)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

312. American Quarterly III: Tours of Duty and Tours of Leisure

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall E

CHAIR:
Vernadette Vicuña Gonzalez, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)
PAPERS:
Andrew Buchanan, University of Vermont (VT)
The Occupying Gaze: Wartime Tourism, Unofficial Ambassadors, and the Establishment of American Hegemony in Italy, 1943–1945
Christen Sasaki, San Francisco State University (CA)
Sartorial Politics: Aloha Wear During World War II and Cold War Hawai'i
Julia Hori, Princeton University (NJ)
Slave Ship, War Ship, Cruise Ship: Overlapping Wharf Economies and the Underlying Militarization of Caribbean Cruise Tourism
Christopher B. Patterson, Hong Kong Baptist University
Heroes of the Open (Third) World: Killing as Pleasure in Ubisoft's Far Cry Series
Laurel Mei-Singh, Princeton University (NJ)
Carceral Conservationism: Contested Landscapes and Technologies of Dispossession at Ka'ena Point, Hawai'i
COMMENT:
Vernadette Vicuña Gonzalez, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

313. The Sporting Life: Athletic Cultures and Practices

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall F

CHAIR:
To be Announced
PAPERS:
Evan Brody, University of Southern California (CA)
Who is the Home Team?: Mapping and Unpacking LGBTQ Sports Websites
Margaret Kelley, University of Kansas (KS)
What Does it Mean to Matter?: A Qualitative Look at the Influence of Natural Mentors
Jennifer McClearen, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
Who is at Home in the Octagon?: The Insider/Outsider Politics of Women in the UFC
Jasmine Mitchell, State University of New York, College at Old Westbury (NY)
The Racial Medal Order: Racial Harmony vs. Multiraciality in the Rio 2016 Olympics

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

314. Toward a Critical Methodology in Asian American Studies: Oral History and Community Engaged Scholarship

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall G

CHAIR:
Clement Lai, California State University, Northridge (CA)
PAPERS:
Kathleen Yep, Pitzer College (CA)
From Oral History to Social Autobiography: Creating Wellness Beside and With Asian Immigrant and Refugee Elders
William Gow, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Grandpa Won't Read Your Ethnic Studies Dissertation: Making Community History Accessible Through Digital Documentation
Dawn Bohulano Mabalon, San Francisco State University (CA)
Saving Little Manila: How Community History Helped to Save Filipina/o America's Most Historic Neighborhood

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

315. Imperial Legacies and Island Territorialization

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Quartz

CHAIR:
Michelle Stephens, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)
PAPERS:
Juliane Braun, University of Bonn (Germany)
From Pacific Exploration to Atlantic Slavery: The Role of Translation in Imperial Botany
Kaneesha Cherelle Parsard, Yale University (CT)
To Excess: Built Form and Sexual Exchange in The Beacon Group's Barrack Yard Literatures

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

316. JAAS-ASA Luncheon and Business Meeting

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Agate A

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

317. Business Meeting: Early American Matters Caucus

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite B

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

318. University Police, Gentrification, and the Education-Incarceration Nexus

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

CHAIR:
Miranda Joseph, University of Arizona (AZ)
PAPERS:
Eli Meyerhoff, Duke University (NC)
Liberating Study from the University's Carceral-Educationist Bounds: A Critical Genealogy of 'the Dropout'
Zach Schwartz-Weinstein, Independent Scholar
"The blue blue line, or, towards a critical history of the university police"
Laura Goldblatt, University of Virginia (VA)
Freedom's Just Another Word For Nothing Left to Lose: Emancipation in an Age of Insecurity
Amanda Armstrong, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Policing and Risk Management in the New University

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

319. Business Meeting International Presidents, Editors, and Representatives

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Marble

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

320. Gentrification Nation: Inequality, Narrative, Desire

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

CHAIR:
Lisa Del Sol, Columbia University (NY)
PAPERS:
Eric C. Erbacher, University of Münster (Germany)
Valuating Williamsburg Story by Story: Newspaper Narratives of Gentrification
Hsuan L. Hsu, University of California, Davis (CA), Beenash Jafri, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth (MA)
Placemaking in the Settler Colonial City
James Davis, City University of New York, Brooklyn College (NY)
The Multicultural Melancholia of Gentrification Narratives

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

321. Crossing Walls & Borders: Palestine Prisoner Solidarity Delegation

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 1

CHAIR:
Rabab Abdulhadi, San Francisco State University (CA)
PANELISTS:
Dennis Childs, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Johanna Fernandez, City University of New York, Baruch College (NY)
Diana Block, Independent Scholar
Diane Fujino, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
Jaime Veve, Independent Scholar
COMMENT:
Rabab Abdulhadi, San Francisco State University (CA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

322. Visual Culture Caucus: Public Art and Memorials: Seeing Home?

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 2

CHAIR:
John-Michael Howell Warner, Kent State University (OH)
PAPERS:
Joan Stack, The State Historical Society of Missouri (MO)
Who's 'at Home' in Missouri? Representations of African Americans in Thomas Hart Benton's "The Social History of Missouri" in the Missouri State Capitol
Andrew Wasserman, Louisiana Tech University (LA)
Monuments of a Precarious Age: Alan Gussow's LifeYards as Cold War Home Lands
Jennifer S. Ponce de León, University of Pennsylvania (PA)
L.A.'s Rasquache Historiographers of the Invisible
John-Michael Howell Warner, Kent State University (OH)
Backyard: At Home with Christo and Jeanne-Claude's Running Fence

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

323. Marxism Caucus: Sites of Marxist Practice in the Twenty-First Century

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 3

CHAIR:
Bill V. Mullen, Purdue University (IN)
PANELISTS:
Jon Beasley-Murray, University of British Columbia (Canada)
Sherry Wolf, Rutgers University, American Federation of Teachers (NJ)
Daniel Kim, Padres & Jovenes Unidos, Denver (CO)
Snehal Shingavi, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Chris Vials, University of Connecticut (CT)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

324. Remembering Sand Creek in the Wake of its Sesquicentennial Anniversary

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 4

CHAIR:
Ari Kelman, University of California, Davis (CA)
PANELISTS:
Otto Braided Hair, Northern Cheyenne
Norma Gourneau, Northern Cheyenne
COMMENT:
Ari Kelman, University of California, Davis (CA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

325. Sound Studies Caucus: At Home/ Not at Home in Time: Rhythms of Belonging and Unbelonging in American Culture

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 5

CHAIR:
Elizabeth Freeman, University of California, Davis (CA)
PAPERS:
Krystyna Michael, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
Rhythmic Disturbance: Rhythmanalysis and Alterity in Central Park and Whitman's Poetry
Ian Power, University of Baltimore (MD)
Bound to the Beat: Time and Masochism in Anti-Syncopated Music
Vanessa Schulman, Illinois State University (IL)
The Rhythms of History: American History Painting and Imperial Identity
COMMENT:
Elizabeth Freeman, University of California, Davis (CA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

326. Doing Indigenous History: New Directions and Perspectives

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 6

CHAIR:
Jennifer Nez Denetdale, University of New Mexico (NM)
PAPERS:
Nick Estes, University of New Mexico (NM)
On Culture
Angel Hinzo, University of California, Davis (CA)
Winnebago History
Jordan Craddick, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
No Middle Ground?
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, California State University, East Bay (CA)
Indigenous History in the International Arena
Melanie K. Yazzie, University of New Mexico (NM)
Mythological Harmony: Public History and Colonial Violence in New Mexico

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

327. Locating Genealogies of Black Queer Studies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial A

CHAIR:
Marlon Ross, University of Virginia (VA)
PAPERS:
Kevin Mumford, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
"On the Closet and Community in Black Gay History"
Kai Green, Northwestern University (IL)
"Black Queer Home: On Bonds and Bondage"
LaMonda Horton-Stallings, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
"Is 'Home' Still a Four Letter Word?: Gender, Geography, and Bulldagger Genealogies in Black Queer Studies"
Darius Bost, San Francisco State University (CA)
"Decomposing Flesh, Utopian Dreams: Joseph Beam, AIDS, and Black Queer Politics"

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

328. Colonial Unknowing and Biopolitics

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial B

CHAIR:
Mishuana Goeman, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
PAPERS:
Audra Simpson, Columbia University (NY)
Consent's Revenge: An Inquiry into the Politics of Refusal
Shona N. Jackson, Texas A&M University, College Station (TX)
Postcolonial Biopolitics and the Hieroglyphs of Democracy
K-Sue Park, RioGrande Legal Aid (TX)
Social Contracts and Settler Compacts: Colonization and the Foundations of American Government
COMMENT:
Mishuana Goeman, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

329. When Home Is the Mouth of a Shark: Refugees from Imperial Wars and the Globalized Stateless Periphery

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial C

CHAIR:
Nicole M. Guidotti-Hernández, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
PAPERS:
Laura Briggs, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
The Problem with Thinking through the Nation: The Case of Central American Child Migrants
Soledad Álvarez-Velasco, King's College London (United Kingdom)
Local Impacts of Global Wars: The Complexities and Incoherencies Around the Refugee Experience in Ecuador
Martha Balaguera, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
'We Are All Migrants:' Building Transnational Citizenship From Below in the Globalized Transit Periphery Central America-Mexico-United States
COMMENT:
Nicole M. Guidotti-Hernández, University of Texas, Austin (TX)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

330. Writing Home: James Ellroy in Conversation with Paula Rabinowitz

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial F

CHAIR:
Rodney Taveira, United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney (Australia)
PANELISTS:
James Ellroy, Novelist
Paula Rabinowitz, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

331. When "Home" is a Four-Letter Word: Black Queer Studies Then and Now

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial G

CHAIR:
E. Patrick Johnson, Northwestern University (IL)
PANELISTS:
Kara Keeling, University of Southern California (CA)
Rinaldo Walcott, University of Toronto (Canada)
Sharon P. Holland, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
Charles Nero, Bates College (ME)
Dwight A. McBride, Northwestern University (IL)
Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Independent Scholar
Jennifer DeClue, Smith College (MA)
Julia Wallace, Artist
La Marr Jurelle Bruce, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
COMMENT:
E. Patrick Johnson, Northwestern University (IL)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

332. The Disciplinary Spaces of Home/Not Home: Geography and American Studies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial H

CHAIR:
Laura Barraclough, Yale University (CT)
PANELISTS:
James C. Fraser, Vanderbilt University (TN)
Steven Hoelscher, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Cindi Katz, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
Lorena Muñoz, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

333. Technologies of Race: Racial Projections, Racial Play

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite A

CHAIR:
Steve Marston, Franklin & Marshall College (PA)
PAPERS:
Peter Fine, University of Wyoming (WY)
Racialized Play, Caught in Real Time
Lindsay V. Reckson, Haverford College in Pennsylvania (PA)
The Ghost Dance and Realism's Techno-Spiritual Frontier
Shantella Yolanda Sherman, Independent Scholar
Racial Uplift, Eugenics, and the Disarticulation of Home during the Interwar Years
Yair Solan, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
Racial Projections on the Silent Screen: James Weldon Johnson and the Race Comedy

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

334. Producing Public History: Reflections on a Multi-Platform Project on the Mass Incarceration of American Indians

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall A

CHAIR:
Jacki Thompson Rand, University of Iowa (IA)
PAPERS:
Jenna L. Rempfert, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Reflections on a Dynamic Spatial Visualization of Mass Incarceration
Elena D. Hristova, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
The Non-Digital of a Digital Public History Project: Reflections on a Zine
Alisha Volante, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Reaching Subaltern Audiences: Reflections on Visual Media in Public History
COMMENT:
Catherine R. Squires, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

335. Researching (at) Home/Researching (in) Williamsburg, Virginia

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall B

CHAIR:
Arthur Knight, College of William and Mary (VA)
PAPERS:
Michelle Lelievre, College of William and Mary (VA)
The Intimacy of Proximity: The Promise and Perils of Research at "Home"
Ari Weinberg, College of William and Mary (VA), Travis Harris, College of William and Mary (VA)
Re-envisioning William & Mary in Light of Three Centuries of African American History
Lindsay Garcia, College of William and Mary (VA)
The Dillard Complex: Vital and Affective Homes for William & Mary's Temporary Residents
Arthur Knight, College of William and Mary (VA)
Home? Institution? Community? How Should Universities Study—and Envision—"Home"?

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

336. Blackness and/for the War on Terror

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall C

CHAIR:
Sohail Daulatzai, University of California, Irvine (CA)
PAPERS:
Erica R. Edwards, University of California, Riverside (CA)
On the Imperial Grammars of Blackness: African American Literature After 9/11
Walton Muyumba, Indiana University-Bloomington (IN)
Terror, Trauma, and Tragi-Comedy in Spike Lee's 21st Century Cinematic Works
Cynthia Ann Young, Pennsylvania State University, University Park Main Campus (PA)
Terrorists and Tyrants: Terror and TV in the Age of Obama
COMMENT:
Alex Lubin, University of New Mexico (NM)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

337. Students' Committee Workshop II: When the University Is Not Your Home

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall D

CHAIRS:
Tanja Niina Aho, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)
Christopher Eng, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
PANELISTS:
Ryan Lee Cartwright, University of California, Davis (CA)
Roderick Ferguson, University of Illinois, Chicago (IL)
Donatella Galella, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Martin F. Manalansan IV, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Cynthia Wu, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

338. Making to Learn: Maker Culture in the Humanities

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall E

CHAIR:
Amie Elizabeth Parry, National Central University (Taiwan)
PAPERS:
Richard Rath, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)
Ethnodigital Sonics and Maker Culture in Understanding African Music in Seventeenth-Century Jamaica
Stacy Kaleolani Naipo, Kamehameha Schools (HI)
Beyond History Day: An Object-Based Digital History Project in a K–12 Archive
David A. M. Goldberg, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)
Ionospheric Congregations: Afrofuturism, Black CB's Super Bowl, and Broadcasting Hidden Transcripts

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

339. Committee on American Studies Departments, Programs, and Centers II: Centering the "Home" of American Studies in the Undergraduate Classroom

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall F

CHAIR:
Mark W. Rice, St. John Fisher College (NY)
PANELISTS:
Scot Guenter, San Jose State University (CA)
Duchess Harris, Macalester College (MN)
Robert Hayashi, Amherst College (MA)
Krystyn Moon, University of Mary Washington (VA)
Caroline Woidat, State University of New York, College at Geneseo (NY)
Brooke Hunter, Rider University (NJ)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

340. Unsettling Naiveté: Asian Americans in Unhomely Cultural Forms

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall G

CHAIR:
Nitasha Tamar Sharma, Northwestern University (IL)
PAPERS:
Erin Khue Ninh, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
The Mysterious Suzy Park: A Cynical Re-reading of Suki Kim's The Interpreter
Caroline Kyungah Hong, City University of New York, Queens College (NY)
Master of None: How to Be Asian American and at Home in Mainstream TV Comedy
Douglas S. Ishii, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
At Home in the Asian Diasporic Sitcom: Fresh Off the Boat and The Family Law
Melissa Phruksachart, New York University (NY)
"It's Not Fusion, It's Asian American": The Emergence of Asian Hipster Cuisine as Racial Form
COMMENT:
Nitasha Tamar Sharma, Northwestern University (IL)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

341. No Safe Home: Cold War Radicals in Diaspora

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Quartz

CHAIR:
Minkah Makalani, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
PAPERS:
Charisse Burden, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Case Studies in Anticommunism/Antiradicalism/Antiblackness
David Romine, Duke University (NC)
"Escaping the Narrow National Orbit": The Puerto Rican Roots of Julian Mayfield's Afro-Diasporic Activism
Sandy Placido, Harvard University (MA)
Radical Moves: The Puerto Rican phase of Ana Livia Cordero's Activism

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

342. Business Meeting: Critical Disability Studies Caucus

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite B

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

343. Gentrification, (Re)Settlement, and Cultures of Resistance

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

CHAIR:
Todd Michney, Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
PAPERS:
George Walter Born, Bridgewater State College (MA)
A Neighborhood of Neighborhoods: Diversity, Change, and Preservation in Boston's South End, 1950 to 1983
Mary Margaret Thomas, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)
Re-Situating the Century Freeway: Community Resistance and the Visual Politics of Vacancy
Arden Stern, Art Center College of Design (CA)
Graphic Identity: Vernacular Urban Graphics and Gentrification in Los Angeles
Brandi Thompson Summers, Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)
The Changing Face of a Black Place: Spatializing Nostalgia and Cultural Tourism

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

344. No Duty to Retreat?: Defense and the Home/Land

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 1

CHAIR:
Simone Browne, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
PAPERS:
Christina Carney, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Safe Places: Black Queer Women and the Performance of Gendered Borderlands
Lindsay Adamson Livingston, Brigham Young University (UT)
Picking Up the Gun: Spectacular Performances of Gun Ownership in the United States
COMMENT:
Simone Browne, University of Texas, Austin (TX)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

345. Visual Culture Caucus: Family Photography at Home (Keywords)

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 2

CHAIR:
Shawn Michelle Smith, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (IL)
PAPERS:
Laura Wexler, Yale University (CT)
State
Leigh Raiford, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Diaspora
Elspeth Brown, University of Toronto (Canada)
Trans*
Thy Phu, Western University (Canada)
Mess
COMMENT:
Shawn Michelle Smith, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (IL)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

346. Marxism Caucus: American Studies Scholars Have No Country: Marxism, American Studies, and the Meaning of "Home"

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 3

CHAIR:
Rosaura Sánchez, University of California, San Diego (CA)
PANELISTS:
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, California State University, East Bay (CA)
Iyko Day, Mount Holyoke College (MA)
Benjamin Balthaser, Indiana University-South Bend (IN)
Sarika Chandra, Wayne State University (MI)
Joseph Entin, City University of New York, Brooklyn College (NY)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

347. Transatlantic BlackLivesWorlds: Teaching Human Rights as Global Collaboration

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 4

CHAIR:
David Palumbo-Liu, Stanford University (CA)
PANELISTS:
Nigel Hatton, University of California, Merced (CA)
Heike Raphael-Hernandez, University of Maryland, University College (MD)
Catrin Gersdorf, University of Wuerzburg (Germany)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

348. Roots Routes: The Travel of Sonic Americana

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 5

CHAIR:
Paul Allen Anderson, Indiana University-Bloomington (IN)
PAPERS:
Joseph Edward Decosimo, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
La Porte En Arrière: Backdoor U.S. Music Diplomacy in 1974 Latin America
Nicholas Forster, Yale University (CT)
The Work of Folk in the Age of LPs: Lomax, J. R. Morton, and Sounding History
Mathew Robert Swiatlowski, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
Ethnic/Americana: Roots Music and the Cultural Hegemony of Home
Mikiko Tachi, Chiba University (Japan)
Borrowed Nostalgia: The Japanese Reception of American Home in Country Music

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

349. Mapping the Intersections of Indigenous and Settler Colonial Studies: Lessons From Hawai'i

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 6

CHAIR:
J. Kehaulani Kauanui, Wesleyan University (CT)
PAPERS:
Amy L. Brandzel, University of New Mexico (NM)
Decentering the Settler in Settler Colonial Studies
Candace Fujikane, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)
Cartography and Mo'o'a\ina as Method at the Intersection of Indigenous and Settler Colonial Studies
David Uahikeaikalei'ohu Maile, University of New Mexico (NM)
Notices of Settlement: U.S. Federal Recognition and Kanaka Maoli Politics of 'A'ole
Dean Itsuji Saranillio, New York University (NY)
"Fuck Ben": Haunani-Kay Trask and Alternative Genealogies of Settler Colonial Studies

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

350. Post-War Regimes of Containment

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial A

CHAIR:
Roderick Labrador, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)
PAPERS:
Ian Funk, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
The Masculinity Scare: Performative Masculinities and Straight Camp in Loring Mandel's "Advise and Consent"
Allyson Hobbs, Stanford University (CA)
Far From Sanctuary: African American Travel in Mid-Century America
Laura Westengard, New York City College of Technology (NY)
Home in the Shadows: Lesbian Pulp Fiction and the Cold War Containment Crypt
Magdalena Justyna Zaborowska, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
"I Was Never at Home in It": James Baldwin, Black Domesticity, and "Gay America" Disidentifications

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

351. Reparative Practice in a Paranoid House: Revisiting Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's "Paranoid Reading and Reparative Reading"

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial B

CHAIR:
Jennifer Doyle, University of California, Riverside (CA)
PANELISTS:
Jennifer Doyle, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Joshua Chambers Letson, Northwestern University (IL)
Hiram Perez, Vassar College (NY)
Karen Tongson, University of Southern California (CA)
Antonio Viego, Duke University (NC)
John Andrews, Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

352. Decolonial Feminism: Theory and Praxis II

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial C

CHAIR:
Tacuma Peters, Michigan State University (MI)
PANELISTS:
Xhercis Mendéz, California State University, Fullerton (CA)
Yomaira Figueroa, Michigan State University (MI)
Dalida Maria Benfield, Vermont College of Fine Art (VT)
Daphne Taylor-Garcia, University of California, San Diego (CA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

353. Is There a Place for the Commons?

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial F

CHAIR:
Peter Hitchcock, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
PANELISTS:
Dana Nelson, Vanderbilt University (TN)
Sean Grattan, University of Kent (United Kingdom)
Susan Hegeman, University of Florida (FL)
Joseph Slaughter, Columbia University (NY)
Joshua Clover, University of California, Davis (CA)
Sophia McClennen, Pennsylvania State University, University Park Main Campus (PA)
Peter Hitchcock, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
COMMENT:
Christian Haines, Dartmouth College (NH)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

354. Where Is the Home of Antiracist Justice in an Era of Racial Appropriation and Incorporation?: A Roundtable with the Antiracism Inc. Collective

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial G

CHAIR:
Felice Blake, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
PANELISTS:
Alison Reed, Old Dominion University (VA)
Paula Ioanide, Ithaca College (NY)
Felice Blake, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
Daniel Silber-Baker, New York University (NY)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

355. Postcolonial Complications: Contemporary Black and Indigenous Encounters in the Americas

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial H

CHAIR:
Penelope Kelsey, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
PAPERS:
Shanya Cordis, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
(Re)thinking Hegel's Human: Black and Indigenous Dispossession and the Search for Sovereign Capacity
Bryce Henson, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Quilombismo: The Entanglements of Blackness and Indigeneity in Brazil
Kyle Mays, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
Malcolm X and Indigeneity: The Discourses of Black Indigeneity and Indigenous Erasure
Pablo López Oro, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Hemispheric Entanglements: Refashioning Afro-Latinidad in the Americas

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

356. Racial Deployments: Militarizing Race in Postwar America

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite A

CHAIR:
Mariam Lam, University of California, Riverside (CA)
PAPERS:
Mai-Linh Hong, Bucknell University (PA)
Fallout Country: The Reservation and the Space-Time of War in Silko's Ceremony
Joseph Darda, University of California, Irvine (CA)
Military Whiteness: Veteran America and the Deployment of White Injury since Vietnam
James Zeigler, University of Oklahoma (OK)
Imperial Weather: The Pentagon's Climate Change and Junot Diaz's Case for Haiti
COMMENT:
Mariam Lam, University of California, Riverside (CA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

357. Digital Storytelling for Social Justice: Displacements of Family and Home

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall A

CHAIR:
Sandra Patton-Imani, Drake University (IA)
PANELISTS:
Ana Patricia Rodriguez, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
Mary Ann McNair, StoryCenter, Denver (CO)
Sandra Patton-Imani, Drake University (IA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

358. The Blackness of HIV

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall B

CHAIR:
Angelique Harris, Marquette University (WI)
PAPERS:
Steven William Thrasher, New York University (NY)
HIV Criminalization and 'Tiger Mandingo': How Gay Rights Kicked AIDS to the Black Curb
Marlon Bailey, Arizona State University (AZ)
'Lemme cum in that Booty': Examining Black Gay Sex, Pleasure, and Risk
Celeste Watkins-Hayes, Northwestern University (IL)
Remaking a Life, Reversing an Epidemic: HIV/AIDS and the Politics of Transformation
Jeffrey McCune, Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
Us. Vs. Him: The Curious Case of Michael Johnson and HIV/AIDS in Missouri
COMMENT:
Angelique Harris, Marquette University (WI)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

359. Fixing Race in a "Post-Racial" Moment

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall C

CHAIR:
Dustin Tahmahkera, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
PAPERS:
Yuko Itatsu, University of Tokyo (Japan)
The Global Economy of White Pop Singers and American Orientalism
Shireen Roshanravan, Kansas State University (KS)
Historical Anxieties, Ethnic Fraud, and the (Im)Possibility of Political Integrity
Aidan Smith, Tulane University (LA)
Beyond Good Kansas Stock: Obama, Hawaii, and Contested American Homeland in Presidential Campaigns
Dennis Tyler, Fordham University (NY)
See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil: The Disabilities of Color Blindness in an Antiblack World

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

360. Students' Committee Workshop III: Publishing While in Graduate School

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall D

CHAIR:
John C. Marquez, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
PANELISTS:
Richard Rath, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)
Brandon Proia, University of North Carolina Press (NC)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

361. Trans Belongings

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall E

CHAIR:
Susan Stryker, University of Arizona (AZ)
PAPERS:
Cassius Adair, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Show Your Papers: Transgender and Undocumented Belonging in Literature and Community Organizing
Sascha Angermann, Purdue University (IN)
Constructing the "Right" Kind of Trans Women: Cisheteronormativity and Vanity Fair's "Making of Caitlyn"
Abram J. Lewis, Grinnell College (IA)
Trans Animisms
Jamie Wagman, Saint Mary's College (IN)
Transgender in the Heartland: Seeking Community in Small Town Mid-America

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

362. Constructions of Home: Racial Violence and Historical Counter-Narratives in American Literature

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall F

CHAIR:
Maia Gil'Adi, George Washington University (DC)
PAPERS:
Elizabeth Pittman, Marymount University (VA)
A Place to "Raise the Soul": Examining Amiri Baraka's Urban Housing Initiatives in Post-1967 Newark
Sandra Cox, Pittsburg State University (KS)
Visual Storytelling and Nationalizing Narratives: Islamophobia and American Identity in Three Post-9/11 Non-fiction Comics
Orquidea Morales, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Demons and Werewolves: Re-writing a Dystopic Frontera Home
Barbara Lewis, University of Massachusetts, Boston (MA)
Home and Belonging: Out on the Cold Rim of Inclusion

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

363. Rethinking the 1970s through Transnational American Studies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall G

CHAIR:
Malik Gaines, New York University (NY)
PAPERS:
Neama Alamri, University of California, Merced (CA)
Carrying Nasser's Portrait: Politics of Arab Nationalism in the Farm Worker Movement
Claudia Avila-Mitchell, University of New Mexico (NM)
Dialogues in Northern New Mexico: Tomas Atencio and La Academia de La Nueva Raza
Helen Kim, University of East London (United Kingdom)
Korean German Guestworkers and Postcolonial Ideas of "Home"

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

364. Normativities and Nationalisms

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite C

NOTE: Location has been moved from Quartz to Granite C.

CHAIR:
David Serlin, University of California, San Diego (CA)
PAPERS:
Jennifer Dominique Jones, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa (AL)
"Saving The Race": SCLC/W.O.M.E.N. Inc. and Ambivalent HIV/AIDS Activism, 1986–1993
Velina Manolova, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
Unsettling Home: American Studies and the "Balkanization" of Queer
Daniel Rochelson Mintz, Loyola University New Orleans (LA)
Risk! Capitalism: How a Storytelling Podcast Builds a Queer Home in the Marketplace
David Thomas Mitchell, George Washington University (DC), Sharon Lynn Snyder, George Washington University (DC)
Ablenationalism and the Geo-Politics of Disability

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

365. Business Meeting: Sports Studies Caucus

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Agate A

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

366. Business Meeting: All Committee Chairs

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Limestone

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

367. Reception: Purdue University American Studies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial Foyer

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

368. Business Meeting: Critical Prison Studies Caucus

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Granite B

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Emergency Meeting in Response to 2016 Election: Our Campuses as Sanctuaries

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Level 4 - Capitol 2

In response to last week's election, and Donald Trump's intent to deport 2-3 million undocumented migrants immediately upon taking office, we are hosting an open discussion for ASA members interested in working toward making their campuses sanctuaries for undocumented students and non-students in the face of this dire political situation. Rather than featuring panelists or papers, this will be a moderated discussion allowing us to share resources, ideas, and strategies for creating and responding to campus sanctuary movements.

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

369. Reception: University of Michigan American Cultures

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial H

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

370. Reception: Dartmouth Futures of American Studies Institute

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol Foyer North

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

371. Reception: Harvard University's American Studies Program

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial Foyer

6:00 pm – 7:45 pm

372. Reception: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill American Studies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Foyer

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

A Word To The Radical: Keywords for Radicals Book Launch

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Level 4 - Capitol 1

CHAIR:
Clare O'Connor, University of Southern California (CA)
PANELISTS:
David Roediger, University of Kansas (KS)
Glenn Hendler, Fordham University (NY)
Clare O'Connor, University of Southern California (CA)
Thomas Nail, University of Denver (CO)

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

373. Kalfou Convivencia: Resilient Love in a Time of Hate

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 4

In a world suffused with hate, hurt and fear, community artists and activists following a love driven politics are forging new ways of knowing and new ways of being. This convening at the crossroads starts with presentations by Oakland Asian Immigrant Women Advocates activist Hai Yan Wu, Los Angeles installation artist Ramiro Gomez, and New Orleans spoken word artist Sunni Patterson. Scholars will respond to these provocations with accounts of their own ongoing projects of accompaniment through equity oriented collaborative community based research.

CHAIR:
Diane Fujino, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
PANELISTS:
Hai Yan Wu, Oakland Asian Immigrant Women Advocates activist
Ramiro Gomez, Los Angeles installation artist
Sunni Patterson, New Orleans Spoken Word artist
May Fu, University of San Diego (CA)
Paula Ioanide, Ithaca College (NY)
Lilia Soto, University of Wyoming (WY)

9:00 pm – 11:55 pm

374. Reception: Northwestern University Book Launch

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial H

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