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ASA Sessions at a Glance | Session Subject Index | Wednesday, November 16 |
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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 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.

8:00 am – 9:45 am

375. Green and Brown Spaces

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

CHAIR:
Cindy Cheng, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI)
PAPERS:
Akhila L. Ananth, California State University, Los Angeles (CA)
The Green Prison: Ecological Preservation and Environmental Racism in the Design of Juvenile Detention Centers
Kera Lovell, Purdue University (IN)
(Activist) Regeneration Through Violence: The Occupation of Green Space as a Postwar Protest Tactic
Mercy Romero, Sonoma State University (CA)
Salvage Futures: Camden's Brownfields
Sam Tenorio, Northwestern University (IL)
Burning Their Cities: Property Destruction and Paradigms of Possession

8:00 am – 9:45 am

376. Where We Call Home: Critical Race Regionalisms

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 1

CHAIR:
Michael Trujillo, University of New Mexico (NM)
PAPERS:
Angela Ards, Southern Methodist University (TX)
Homesteading: Black Regional Identity in the Global South
Bernadette Jeanne Perez, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Betabeleros in Anglo Colorado: Citizenship, Indigeneity, and the Limits of State and Company Coercion, 1917–1927
Jennifer Sdunzik, Purdue University (IN)
Belonging in the Midwest: Exposing the Hidden Legacies of the Great Migration
Lilia Soto, University of Wyoming (WY)
What's in the Roots?: Identities and Narratives of the Napa Valley

8:00 am – 9:45 am

377. Saliendo de las Sombras: Crossing Bridges of Race, Home, and Belonging

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 2

CHAIR:
Priscilla Falcon, University of Northern Colorado (CO)
PAPERS:
Myrriah Gomez, University of New Mexico (NM)
Na'nizhoozhí: Exposing the Historical and Contemporary Violence in Gallup, New Mexico
Vanessa Fonseca, University of Wyoming (WY)
Narratives of home and longing in Los pobladores nuevomexicanos y su poesía, 1889–1950
Karen Roybal, Colorado College (CO)
Navigating Belonging, Access, and Privilege on the Llano Estacado
COMMENT:
Priscilla Falcon, University of Northern Colorado (CO)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

378. Racing the Silver Screen

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 3

CHAIR:
Ralph J. Poole, University of Salzburg (Austria)
PAPERS:
Adán Áaacute;valos, University of New Mexico (NM)
Towards The Homeland In "My Trip in a '52 Ford"
Amy Sara Carroll, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Biutiful's Sublime, or, Global Mexico's Coproduction
Akikwe Cornell, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Where Specters Refuse to Vanish: Representations of Indigenous Peoples, Cultures, and Belonging in "The Revenant"
Patricia Ventura, Spelman College (GA)
Analyzing Hipster Racism using the Films of Harmony Korine

8:00 am – 9:45 am

379. Unraveling Home: Critiques of the Domestic Imaginary

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 4

CHAIR:
Jane Rhodes, University of Illinois, Chicago (IL)
PAPERS:
Regis Fox, Florida Atlantic University (FL)
Black Madness: When Stolen Goods on Stolen Lands Steal (Themselves) Away
Kyera Singleton, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Black Women and the Domestic Sphere of Containment in the 19th Century
Omari Weekes, University of Pennsylvania (PA)
Bleak House/Black House
Tyrone Palmer, Northwestern University (IL)
"A Liquid Grave": Theorizing Black Life in/as the Abyss

8:00 am – 9:45 am

381. When a House Is Not a Home: Black Women and the Limits of Racial Belonging

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 6

CHAIR:
Danielle Heard, University of California, Davis (CA)
PAPERS:
Marlo D. David, Purdue University (IN)
Home is Where the "Afro" Is: Mapping Black Women's Afropunk Body Politics
Aneeka Henderson, Amherst College (MA)
You Can Never Go Home Again: On Racial Epistemologies of Belonging and Homelessness
Mecca Sullivan, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
Put My Thing Down, Flip it and Reverse It: Queering Fatness in Afrodiasporic Women's Hip-Hop
COMMENT:
Stefanie Dunning, Miami University of Ohio (OH)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

382. Women's Early Encounters with the Americas: Home and Empire

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 7

CHAIRS: Mary McAleer Balkun, Seton Hall University (NJ) Susan Imbarrato, Minnesota State University, Moorhead (MN)
PAPERS:
Cathy Rex, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire (WI)
The Conquistador and the Nun: Catalina de Erauso's Performance of Empire
Astrid Fellner, Saarland University (Germany), Susanne Hamscha, University of Graz (Austria)
Home, Empire, and Settler Homonationalism: Sexual Encounters in Early America
Ann Brunjes, Bridgewater State College (MA)
Sarah Kemble Knight: Women, Home, and the Public Sphere
Dan Williams, Texas Christian University (TX)
"Declaring Eternal Warfare": Claiming Sovereignty in The History of the Celebrated Mrs. Ann Carson

8:00 am – 9:45 am

383. Performing Home: Parasites, Affects, and Proximities

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial A

CHAIR:
Lynn Mae Itagaki, Ohio State University (OH)
PAPERS:
Francesca T. Royster, DePaul University (IL)
Dixie Encounters: Fatalism, Proximity, and Queer African American Family
Misty De Berry, Northwestern University (IL)
Homing Devices: Affective Ties and the Embodied Residuals of Home
Ashlie A. Sandoval, Northwestern University (IL)
More than Homes

8:00 am – 9:45 am

384. Race and the Politics of the University

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall A

CHAIR:
Jodi Melamed, Marquette University (WI)
PAPERS:
Aaron Allen, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
Categorically Wrong: (Multi)Racial Homelessness in the University
Alexander Olson, Western Kentucky University (KY)
The Public Face of Berkeley: Cultural Tourism and Racial Segregation around the University of California, 1889–1925
John Streamas, Washington State University, Pullman (WA), Rebecca Fowler, Washington State University, Pullman (WA)
The New Dispossessions, or How We Lost Our Academic Freedoms in the Campus Culture Wars

8:00 am – 9:45 am

385. America's Test Kitchen: Food and Foodways

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall B

CHAIR:
Julia Ehrhardt, University of Oklahoma (OK)
PAPERS:
Heather Chacon, Greensboro College (NC)
Patenting the Medicine Wheel: Indian Medicine Companies and the Panacea of Allegedly Corporate Tribesmen
Kerry Knerr, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
That Real Mexican Tang: Chili Powder and Chili Queens in Progressive Era San Antonio

8:00 am – 9:45 am

386. Haunting Homes: Memory and Displacement

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall C

CHAIR:
Megan Asaka, University of California, Riverside (CA)
PAPERS:
Nadeen Kharputly, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Endangered Spaces: The Many Homes of Malcolm X
Cheryl Spinner, Duke University (NC)
Nobody Puts Baby in a Corner: Resurrecting the Borscht Belt in the Jewish-American Ruin
Justin David Van Wormer, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
Gothic Stories of Native American Displacement: Frontier Homes and the Domestication of Settler Colonialism in the Early U.S.
Kirstin Wagner, Indiana University-Bloomington (IN)
Anamnesis: Intertextual Memory and Alzheimer's Disease

8:00 am – 9:45 am

387. Utopian Activity at the Fin de siècle as a Search for Home

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall D

CHAIR:
Etta Madden, Missouri State University (MO)
PAPERS:
H. T. Chang, Pennsylvania State University, University Park Main Campus (PA)
Aesthetics and the Ends of Altruria: Utopian Fiction in Theory and Practice
Anne Gessler, University of Houston, Clear Lake (TX)
Utopian Socialism in the Seventh Ward: Fin de siècle Cooperative Organizing in New Orleans
Candis Pizzetta, Jackson State University (MS)
Domestic Utopias: Female Authority in Mizora and An Episode in the Doings of the Dualized
Michelle Tiedje, University of Nebraska, Lincoln (NE)
"A Collage of Experience": Industrial Modernity and Diverse Utopian Practice at the Fin de Siècle
COMMENT:
Etta Madden, Missouri State University (MO)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

388. For the Embattled: The Paradoxes of Home and Homelessness

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall E

CHAIR:
Lisa Lowe, Tufts University (MA)
PAPERS:
Cristina Jo Perez, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA)
The Border Industrial Complex as a Technology of Un/Homing
Ryan Weberling, Boston University (MA)
"Strange, Strange Crops": Salman Rushdie and "the South" as Imaginary Homeland
Asimina Ino Nikolopoulou, Northeastern University (MA)
"Reclaiming the Unhomely: Dispossession and Emblematicity in Kara Walker's 'A Subtlety' and Patricia Powell's The Pagoda"
COMMENT:
Stephanie Smallwood, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

389. Home on the Run: Fugitivity, Marronage, Homelessness

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall F

CHAIR:
Zachary Ross Morgan, University of New Mexico (NM)
PAPERS:
Sean Gerrity, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
Fugitive Homes: Marronage and the Political Geography of Freedom in the 1850s
Paula von Gleich, University of Bremen (Germany)
No Home on the Run?: Fugitivity in Black American Neo-Slave Narratives
Valeria Tsygankova, Columbia University (NY)
Wild Empire: At Home with the Maroons
Kimberly Chantal Welch, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Tents, Encampments, and SROs: Making Home Through Dark Sousveillance

8:30 am – 11:00 am

390. Book Exhibit (Sunday)

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

9:00 am – 11:00 am

391. Business Meeting: Students' Committee

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Limestone

9:00 am – 11:00 am

392. Business Meeting: Minority Scholars Committee

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Marble

10:00 am – 11:45 am

393. House Poor: Debt and the Financialization of Racialized Communities

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

CHAIR:
Jan Padios, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
PAPERS:
Bruce Evan Barnhart, University of Oslo (Norway)
At Home in the Financialized World: Race, Futurity, and Subjectivation
Irvin Joseph Hunt, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
A Humanized Economy: W. E. B. Du Bois and Cooperative Economics
Sriya Shrestha, California State University, Monterey Bay (CA)
Americanizing Development: Grameen America and the Expansion of Micro-Credit to the United States
Wendy Walters, Emerson College (MA)
Still in the Difficulty, but Not Still

10:00 am – 11:45 am

394. We Are (Not) At Home: Indigeneity, Race, and Gender in Hawai'i and the Diaspora

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 1

CHAIR:
Stephanie Nohelani Teves, University of Oregon (OR)
PAPERS:
Maile Arvin, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Making Whiteness at Home in Hawai'i: Chinese-Hawaiians in Early Twentieth Century Sociology
Kehaulani Vaughn, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Sovereign Embodiment: Native Hawaiians and Expressions of Diasporic Kuleana
Joyce Pualani Warren, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
"These Hawaiians of Ours": Kinship and Sovereignty in a Kanaka Maoli Travel Narative
COMMENT:
Stephanie Nohelani Teves, University of Oregon (OR)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

395. Challenging Settler Space Making

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 2

CHAIR:
Antonio Tiongson, University of New Mexico (NM)
PAPERS:
Natchee Barnd, Oregon State University (OR)
Indigenous Signs of Home
Elspeth Iralu, University of New Mexico (NM)
Putting Indian Country on the Map: De-Colonizing Counter Maps
Shanna Ketchum Heap of Birds, University of Middlesex London (United Kingdom)
Kent Monkman's Landscapes: Unsettling Colonialism and Queering the Native Body
Lilian Mengesha, Brown University (RI)
Sensing Home: Enduring Relations in Rebecca Belmore's "Ayumee-Aawach-oomama-mowan: Speaking to Their Mothers"

10:00 am – 11:45 am

396. Engineering Sonic Worlds

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 3

CHAIR:
Manan Desai, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
PAPERS:
Nathaniel Conroy, Brown University (RI)
The Language of Postsecular Belief: Data Mining American Contemporary Christian Music
Tara Forbes, Wayne State University (MI)
Name That Attunement: (Re)Composition and Emotional Pedagogy in IWW Song Culture
Shawn M. Higgins, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology (NM)
Antonín Dvorák and the Indigenization of American Music Ways

10:00 am – 11:45 am

397. Race and the Uses of Disability

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 4

CHAIR:
Jigna Desai, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
PAPERS:
Santhosh Chandrashekar, University of New Mexico (NM)
A Life Interrupted: The Uses of Disability
Natalie Lira, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
"Of Low Grade Mexican Parentage:" Race, Disability, and Sterilization in California
Clare Sears, San Francisco State University (CA)
Creating a Disturbance: Mills v. Board of Education and the History of Emotional Disturbance
Eric A. Vazquez, Dickinson College (PA)
The Caravan of the Mutilated: Nightmares of Labor Attrition and Labor Impunity

10:00 am – 11:45 am

398. Women on the Verge

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 5

CHAIR:
Kyla Wazana Tompkins, NPomona College (CA)
PAPERS:
Eriza Bareng, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)
The Exilic Representations and Performances of Imelda Marcos in Hawai'i
Anna Staley Ioanes, Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
Create Sensations: Form, Affect, and Violence in the Inflammatory Essays
Daniel LaChance, Emory University (GA)
Mental Illness, Law, and Anti-Psychiatry in the 1950s: The Case of Lucille Miller
Samantha Leigh Vandermeade, Arizona State University (AZ)
"With a Sweet but Steely Smile": The Gendered Affective Politics of Beverly LaHaye's Antifeminist Crusade

10:00 am – 11:45 am

399. Homeless, Fugitive, Revolutionary: On Movement and Race

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 6

CHAIR:
Joo Ok Kim, University of Kansas (KS)
PAPERS:
Sara Mameni, Tulane University (LA)
Ethnofuturism and the Archeology of the Future
Manijeh Moradian, University of California, Davis (CA)
The Revolutionary Affects of Diaspora: Afro-Iranian Solidarities in the United States (1961–1979)
Yumi Pak, California State University, San Bernardino (CA)
"No Note Except a Blue Note": Bessie Smith and Her Homeless Blues
Jasmine Syedullah, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Loopholes in the Fugitive Heart of Harriet Jacobs

10:00 am – 11:45 am

400. Revisiting 1970s Feminisms

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 7

CHAIR:
Katherine Schweighofer, Dickinson College (PA)
PAPERS:
Alborz Koosha, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Intersectionality Theory in Iran: The Politics of Translation and Transnational Political Consciousness
Janée A. Moses, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Amina Baraka's Blues People
Jaime Schultz, Pennsylvania State University, University Park Main Campus (PA)
The Physical Is Political: Feminism, Martial Arts, and Social Change in the 1970s
SaraEllen Strongman, University of Pennsylvania (PA)
Feminism in Black and White: Antagonism and Alliances in the Work of Alice Walker

10:00 am – 11:45 am

401. Racialized Violence and Disavowal

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial A

CHAIR:
Nancy Wadsworth, University of Denver (CO)
PAPERS:
LaShonda Renee Carter, University of California, Irvine (CA)
Reading Social Death through If He Hollers Let Him Go
Lisa Annette Beard, University of Oregon (OR)
James Baldwin and #BlackLivesMatter on Racialized Violence and Disavowal
M. Shadee Malaklou, University of California, Irvine (CA)
Race, Disavowal and Iranian Nation-Making
Stephanie Li, Indiana University-Bloomington (IN)
Disavowing Whiteness in the Work of Dave Eggers
Alysse Hotz, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
Racial Violence in the Neoliberal Multiculturalist Classroom: Making Violence Visible through Race Radical Reading Practice
COMMENT:
Nancy Wadsworth, University of Denver (CO)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

402. States of Vulnerability: Citizenship, Trauma, and Crisis

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall A

CHAIR:
Amy Tang, Wesleyan University (CT)
PAPERS:
Stefan Aune, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Settler-Colonialism and Military Euthanasia
T. Christine Jespersen, Western State College (CO), David J. Plante, Western State College (CO)
Homelessness and Economic Crises in Karen Tei Yamashita's "Tropic of Orange"
Angela Naimou, Clemson University (SC)
Refugee Crises and Contemporary Poetry
Nicolyn Woodcock, Miami University of Ohio (OH)
Camptown Biopolitics of Disavowal: Korean-American Transgenerational Traumas in Fox Girl's America Town

10:00 am – 11:45 am

403. International Committee Talkshop IV: Centering American Studies Abroad: The Obama Institute for Transnational American Studies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall B

CHAIR:
Alfred Hornung, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (Germany)
PANELISTS:
Mita Banerjee, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (Germany)
Shauna Morgan Kirlew, Howard University (DC)
Nina Morgan, Kennesaw State University (GA)
Greg Robinson, Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada)
Axel Schäfer, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (Germany)
Oliver Scheiding, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (Germany)
Vasil Kacharava, Tbilisi State University (Georgia)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

404. Home: Gender's Impact on the Stakes of Place and Strategies of Mobility

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall C

CHAIR:
Lindsey Feitz, University of Denver (CO)
PAPERS:
Mishio Yamanaka, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
Black Women on the Integrated Streetcars: Race, Gender, and Public Space in Reconstruction New Orleans
Stacy Nojima, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)
Winnifred Eaton's Hollywood Screenwriting Career and the Negotiations of Gender, Race, and Domesticity in the 1920s
Jeanette Hall, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)
Finding Home on the Road: Women Jazz Singers and the Politics of Gender and Performance during the Big Band Era
Sarah Suhadolnik, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Friendly Meetings Abroad: Revisiting Race and Place on Basin Street
Ian Toller-Clark, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Angry, White, and Masculine: The New Right in the Age of Deindustrialization
COMMENT:
Lindsey Feitz, University of Denver (CO)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

405. Provincializing Trans

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall D

CHAIR:
Aren Zachary Aizura, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
PANELISTS:
Christoph Hanssmann, University of California, San Francisco (CA)
Paige Johnson, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Jacob Lau, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Dilara Yarbrough, San Francisco State University (CA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

406. Fractured Subjects: Gender, Class and Sexuality in the Bakken Oil Boom

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall E

NOTE: This session has been cancelled.

10:00 am – 11:45 am

407. Home/Not Home: Distance Education As a Means of Centering American Studies In Our Students

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall F

CHAIR:
Dana Dudley, Pepperdine University (CA)
PANELISTS:
Elizabeth Ann Duclos-Orsello, Salem State University (MA)
Sarah Hentges, University of Maine, Augusta (ME)
Tessa Pyles, Bowling Green State University (OH)
Catherine Spinelli, Independent Scholar

10:00 am – 11:45 am

408. The Grounding and Groundedness of Algorithms: Race, Place, Power, and American Studies Work

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall E

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

CHAIR:
Lauren Klein, Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
PANELISTS:
Fiona Barnett, Duke University (NC)
Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Brown University (RI)
Jacob Gaboury, State University of New York, Stony Brook (NY)
Lauren Klein, Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
Jentery Sayers, University of Victoria (Canada)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

409. Home and Harbor: Spatial Stories of Policing, Dispossession, and Repair

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

CHAIR:
Susy Zepeda, University of California, Davis (CA)
PAPERS:
Claire Urbanski, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)
Ancestral Detention: Settler Desire and the Carceral Logics of Grave Theft and Museum Containment
Andrea L. Miller, University of California, Davis (CA)
Inscribing the State: Terra Nullius and Racialized Policing Practices in Stone Mountain, GA
Taryn Jordan, Emory University (GA)
An American Tale: Black Dispossession and Digital Harbors for Fugitive Repair
Taína Figueroa, Emory University (GA)
El Vaivén? Puerto Ricans and Shifting Meanings of Home
COMMENT:
Susy Zepeda, University of California, Davis (CA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

410. Women in Circulation: Body, Image, and Text in Transit

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 1

CHAIR:
Carlo Rotella, Boston College (MA)
PAPERS:
Brenna M. Casey, Duke University (NC)
The Circulations of Olive Oatman
Carina del Valle Schorske, Columbia University (NY)
Pamela Colman Smith and the Fortunes of Misreading
Erin Gray, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)
Between Toombs County and Tombs of the Press: Life and the Lynching of Amy Mallard
COMMENT:
Carlo Rotella, Boston College (MA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

411. Carceral Logics

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 2

CHAIR:
Michael Hames-García, University of Oregon (OR)
PAPERS:
Bronwyn Dobchuk-Land, University of Winnipeg (Canada)
Resisting "Progressive" Carceral Expansion: Lessons for Abolitionists from Anti-Colonial Refusals
Jessi Lee Jackson, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)
Police Museums and Memorials in the Carceral State
Cathleen Kiyomi Kozen, University of California, San Diego (CA)
U.S. Empire and Japanese Latin American Critique
Caleb Knapp, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
Close to Home: Geographies of Containment and the Afterlife of Slavery

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

412. Decolonizing Home

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 3

CHAIR:
Kevin Bruyneel, Babson College (MA)
PAPERS:
Olivia Chilcote, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Our Home, Our Land: Unrecognized Tribes Unsettling Colonialism in California
Emily J. Macgillivray, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Home Away From Home: Native Women, Family, and Community in the Great Lakes, 1760º1820
Nishant Upadhyay, York University (Canada)
Making Homes on Stolen Lands: Racialized Migrants, Complicities, and Pernicious Continuities

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

413. Technologies of the Interior

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 4

CHAIR:
Jian Chen, Ohio State University, Columbus (OH)
PAPERS:
Brittany Farr, University of Southern California (CA)
Reproducing Whiteness Amid Fears of Blackness: Race, Reproduction, and Risk
Kit Hughes, Miami University of Ohio (OH)
Making Home Work: Television as Labor Technology
Nabeel Siddiqui, College of William and Mary (VA)
Computing the Body: Disability and Early Microcomputers in America
Wendy Sung, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Tweeting the Situated Imagination: Techno-Fundamentalism, Sandra Bland, and Acts of Visual Refusal

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

414. Ambivalent Homecomings

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 5

CHAIR:
Laura Kang, University of California, Irvine (CA)
PAPERS:
Maria Eugenia Lopez, University of New Mexico (NM)
El México Que Se Nos Fue: Deportation, Migrant Melancholia, and Dislocated Subjectivities
Rose Miron, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Tours of Home/Homeland: How Indigenous Peoples Contest Erasure Narratives by Returning Home
Emily Mitchell-Eaton, Syracuse University (NY)
Grieving from a Distance: Death and Loss in the Marshall Islander Diaspora
Stephen Suh, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (CO)
Living the American Dream . . . in South Korea: Examining the Lives of U.S.-Raised Korean "Returnees"

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

415. Home Movies: Cinematic Temporalities of the Domestic

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 6

CHAIR:
Jodi Kim, University of California, Riverside (CA)
PAPERS:
Amanda Ciafone, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Getting On Doing Time: Old Age Homes On Screen
Justin Gomer, California State University, Long Beach (CA)
Home and the Neoliberal Racial State in Charles Burnett's "Quiet As Kept"
Sean Metzger, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Projecting Home: Afro Chinese Jamaican Documentaries
Naomi Pueo Wood, Colorado College (CO)
Finding Home in Sexuality: Elizabeth Bishop's Lesbian Brazil

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

416. Obscene Aesthetics

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 7

CHAIR:
Anne Verplanck, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg (PA)
PAPERS:
Sean Cashbaugh, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Shouting Four Letter Words at Home: Obscene Aesthetics and the Imagined Space of the Nation
Margaret Unverzagt Goddard, Brown University (RI)
Embodying the Abject and the Intimate in Sex Museums
Rudi Kraeher, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Exhibition/Erasure: The Politics of Curating Lynching Photography
Raymond San Diego, University of California, Irvine (CA)
The Slaughterhouse of Pain: Staging Sexual Sensation at kink.com

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

417. Can You Feel It?: Power, Redistribution, Liberation, and the Politics of Fear

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial A

CHAIR:
Kandice Chuh, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
PAPERS:
Corinna Mullin, University of Tunis (Tunisia) and School of Oriental and African Studies (United Kingdom)
Challenging National Security Affect: The Politics of Redistribution and Alternative Solidarity in Tunisia and France
Soniya Munshi, City University of New York, Borough of Manhattan Community College (NY)
Fear as a Calculus of Innocence: Carceral Feminisms, Secure Communities, and Narratives of Safety
Mitra Rastegar, New York University (NY)
Statistical Terrorists and Activations of Anxiety
Ujju Aggarwal, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
Caring Parents, Moral Panics, and Political Horizons: The Politics of Redistribution, Schools, and Policing

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

418. Troubled Homelands: The Limits of Citizenship

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall A

CHAIR:
Laura Sachiko Fugikawa, Northwestern University (IL)
PAPERS:
William Clark, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Queer Citizenship and the Nativist Imaginary: The Case of Willa Cather
Stephanie Gomez Menzies, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Denied Home: Natal Alienation, Legal Detainment, and Enemy Citizenship in the Case of Jose Padilla
Hannah Kathryn Noel, Miami University of Ohio (OH)
Obama's Immigration Legacy: Representations of Belonging and the Criminalization of the Undocumented
Lei Zhang, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
The "Good" Immigrants?: Chinese Students in Congress and the Chinese Student Protection Act of 1992

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

419. Big Brother, Where Aren't Thou?: Big Data and Surveillance

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall B

CHAIR:
Zoe Hammer, Prescott College (AZ)
PAPERS:
Amy Hasinoff, University of Colorado, Denver (CO)
Location Tracking and the Promise of Childhood Safety
Lars Z. Mackenzie, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Accounting for Change: Big Data Surveillance, Administrative Governance, and Trans-Identification Temporalities
Jenny Heijun Wills, University of Winnipeg (Canada)
Asian Adoption and Techno-Corporate Homebuilding: 23andMe

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

420. Race, Property, and Place

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall C

CHAIR:
Gaye Theresa Johnson, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
PAPERS:
Benjamin Abbott, University of New Mexico (NM)
These People Are Savages: Anarchism, Rationality, and the Violence of Property
Michael Ray Casiano, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
Summary Ejectment: Ground Rents & Permanent Affordability in Baltimore City
Kasey Keeler, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Homes and Homelands: Creating "Indian Areas" for American Indian Homeownership
Jennifer Nicole Ross, College of William and Mary (VA)
We Still Call It Home: Complicating the Flint Water Crisis

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

421. East Coast/West Coast Imaginaries in Mid-Twentieth-Century Popular Culture

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall D

CHAIR:
Steven H. Corey, Columbia College (IL)
PAPERS:
Lisa Krissoff Boehm, Manhattanville College (NY)
From Broadway's Schubert Theater to MGM's Hollywood Backlot: Defining America through Popular Song
Jane Glaubman, Cornell University (NY)
Pirated Paperbacks and the Uttermost West: Regional Sensibilities in Tolkien Fanzines of the 1960s
Hilarie Ashton, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
Ramones: East Meets West
COMMENT:
Steven H. Corey, Columbia College (IL)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

422. Sex and Homemaking on New Frontiers

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall E

CHAIR:
Gregory C. Mitchell, Williams College (MA)
PAPERS:
Susan Dewey, University of Wyoming (WY), Rhett Epler, University of Wyoming (WY)
Sexualize and Punish: Policing Intimacy Among Incarcerated Women in Wyoming
Elias Krell, Vassar College (NY)
Home is where the Monster Is: Indigenous Travesti/Transgender Erotics in Contemporary Argentina
Austin Morgan, University of Wyoming (WY)
Home, Haunting, and Homophobia: Family and State Violence in the Lives of Rural Gay Men of the American Frontier
COMMENT:
Gregory C. Mitchell, Williams College (MA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

423. Homes Denied: Migration and Labor in a U.S.-Mexico Borderlands Region

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall F

CHAIR:
Stevie Raymond Ruiz, California State University, Northridge (CA)
PAPERS:
Alina R. Mendez, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Homes on the Margins: The Social Reproduction of 'Cheap Labor' in the Eastern California Borderlands
Michael D. Aguirre, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
Laboring Towards New Activisms: Agricultural and Maquiladora Workers in the Colorado Delta
Jessica Ordaz, University of California, Davis (CA)
The Imperial Valley's Revolving Door, Immigration Detention Camp, and Bracero Reception Center
COMMENT:
Stevie Raymond Ruiz, California State University, Northridge (CA)

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

424. Book Exhibit Dismantling (Sunday)

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

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