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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 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.




The papers and commentaries presented during this meeting are intended solely for the hearing of those present and should not be tape-recorded, copied, or otherwise reproduced without the consent of the authors. Recording, copying, or reproducing a paper/presentation without the consent of the author(s) may be a violation of common law copyright and may result in legal difficulties for the person recording, copying, or reproducing.

8:00 am – 9:45 am

003. Safety, Surveillance, and (In)Security: Notions of Health and Home in U.S. Literature and Culture

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 2

CHAIR:
Carmen Birkle, Philipps-University, Marburg (Germany)
PAPERS:
Alice Pedersen, University of Washington, Bothell (WA)
Rosa's Re-Birth: Illness and Nursing as Post-Civil War Organizing in Romance of the Republic
Yohei Sekiguchi, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)
Fathers and Doctors Controlling Women's Bodies: The Politics of Abortion in The Cider House Rules
Sean Trundle, University of Nebraska, Lincoln (NE)
Forensic Families: Rationalizing the Homefront in an Insecure World
COMMENT:
Christine Marks, City University of New York, LaGuardia Community College (NY)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

004. Graphically Speaking: Zines, Comics, and Representations of Self

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 3

CHAIR:
Adela Licona, University of Arizona (AZ)
PAPERS:
Jennifer Caroccio, Rutgers University, Newark (NJ)
Transculturation and Feminist Art in the Comic Biography of Ana Mendieta
Winona Landis, Miami University of Ohio (OH)
Illustrating the Transnational: Uncovering (Neo)Imperial Traces in Visual Narratives of Vietnam
Michelle May-Curry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Writing Home: Forging Family in New/Alternative Media Mixed-Race Zines
Clio Reese Sady, Independent Scholar
This is Where I Draw the Line: Comic Book Accounts of Family Violence

8:00 am – 9:45 am

005. Sick in the Head: Illness and Gender in Contemporary U.S. Film and Television

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 4

CHAIR:
Neel Ahuja, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
PAPERS:
Sarah Hagelin, University of Colorado, Denver (CO)
The Body Politics of Mental Illness in Homeland
Bill Albertini, Bowling Green State University (OH)
Contagion, Family, Precarity
Michael Lundblad, University of Oslo (Norway)
This is Your Brain on Alzheimer's: Fried and Gendered Humanism in Still Alice
COMMENT:
Neel Ahuja, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

006. Speculating from Here to There: Race, Speculation, and Imagining New Worlds

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 5

CHAIR:
Joshua Chambers-Letson, Northwestern University (IL)
PAPERS:
Rachel Lim, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Writing New Pasts: Speculating Home/Not-Home in Korean Diasporic Cultural Production
Emily Raymundo, University of Southern California (CA)
Entangled Matter: Narrating Time and Space at the End of the Anthropocene
Quinn Lester, Johns Hopkins University (MD)
"'War is Politics with Bloodshed'": The Black Panthers and Speculating upon Black Noise
Jack Kahn, Pomona College (CA)
Prodigal Blackness: Race, Calculation, and Speculation in Early America

8:00 am – 9:45 am

007. Speculative Temporalities of Home

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 6

CHAIR:
William Katerberg, Calvin College (MI)
PAPERS:
Rebecca Evans, Duke University (NC)
Nothing to Write Home About: Speculative Durations and Disruptions
Michael Horka, George Washington University (DC)
The Cyborg and the Goddess: Palimpsest Politics in Le Guin's Always Coming Home
Jessica Hurley, University of Chicago (IL)
Apocalypse and the Speculative Present: Settler Colonialism and the Futures of Nuclear Waste
Devora Neumark, Goddard College (VT)
Mansura Revisited: Rehoming and the Aesthetics of Decolonization in the Occupied Golan
COMMENT:
William Katerberg, Calvin College (MI)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

008. The Political Flows and Social Engagements of Home and Place

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 7

CHAIR:
Adriane Bezusko, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
PAPERS:
Rosemary Hennessy, Rice University (TX)
Home Time: Reclaiming the Homely in the Work of Tillie Olsen
Carly Thomsen, Middlebury College (VT)
Local, Global, Rural: Diasporic Indigenous Workers in a South Dakota Turkey Plant
Kelly Sharron, University of Arizona (AZ)
Ferguson, Missouri: The Legislation and Enforcement of Race, Place, and Home
Abraham Weil, University of Arizona (AZ)
All the Way Home: Diasporic Unbelonging and Nomadic Drift

8:00 am – 9:45 am

009. Tourism Traps

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial A

CHAIR:
Shelley Fisher Fishkin, Stanford University (CA)
PAPERS:
Esther Choi, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Making a Home Wherever We Go: The Politics of Whiteness in Southeast Asian Backpacking Culture
Michelle Commander, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (TN)
Troubling Roots Tourism: Democratizing Master Narratives at Sites of Transatlantic Slavery the U.S. South
Katrina Phillips, Macalester College (MN)
The Twisted Nature of Tourism and Indigenous Dispossession in Northern Wisconsin
Rachel R. Schaefer, Miami University of Ohio (OH)
Tourism and Identity in Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits

8:00 am – 9:45 am

010. Home on the Ever-Shifting Horizon: Racialized, Gendered Notions of Home in the American Musical

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial B

CHAIR:
Matthew Thomas Payne, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa (AL)
PANELISTS:
Clare Croft, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Kevin John Bozelka, Bronx Community College (NY)
Kristen J. Warner, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa (AL)
Alfred L. Martin, University of Colorado, Denver (CO)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

011. Home/Not Home on the Water: Early American Currents of Animacy, Disability, and Ecology

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial C

CHAIR:
Brian Russel Roberts, Brigham Young University (UT)
PAPERS:
Mark Kelley, University of California, San Diego (CA)
When Species Meet . . . At Sea: The Animating Sympathy of Hen Frigates
Mary Eyring, Brigham Young University (UT)
Bodies at Sea: American Histories of Disability and Ability in an Oceanic Context
Liz Hutter, Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
Dwelling in Possibility: Entangled Ecologies in Harriet Beecher Stowe's The Pearl of Orr's Island
COMMENT:
Brian Russel Roberts, Brigham Young University (UT)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

012. Locating Memory, Locating Home: Aesthetic Intervention after Loss

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial F

CHAIR:
Joseph Donica, City University of New York, Bronx Community College (NY)
PAPERS:
Lindsay Balfour, New York University (NY)
From Artifact to Art: Hospitality and the Unhomely Aestheticization of Remnant Objects
Joshua Synenko, Trent University (Canada)
Away from Home: Gibellina's City of Art
Jay Cerrato, City University of New York, Hunter College (NY), Jessica Rogers, City University of New York, Bronx Community College (NY)
Life During Wartime: Being At Home in Spaces of Occupation

8:00 am – 9:45 am

013. Transnational Feminists Dreaming Our Way Home (And Back Again)

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial G

CHAIR:
Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, University of California, Irvine (CA)
PAPERS:
Brooke Lober, University of Arizona (AZ)
Women Against Imperialism: Tracing Feminist Revisions of Home
Kimberly McKee, Grand Valley State University (MI)
To be at "Home": The Pursuit of Community by Adoptees and their Families
Krista Benson, Ohio State University, Columbus (OH)
Failing at Family, Taken from Home: Native Youth Removal Through Juvenile Justice, Adoption, and Education
Saidah Isoke, Ohio State University, Columbus (OH)
The House That Wasn't Built: Triple Jeopardy and Black Queer Belonging
COMMENT:
Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, University of California, Irvine (CA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

014. Undoing the Sightlines of Home: Racial Monochrome, Racial Duration, and Racial Surface

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial H

CHAIR:
Ramon Rivera-Servera, Northwestern University (IL)
PAPERS:
Tina Post, Yale University (CT)
Self-Colored Affect and the 'Post-Black' Theater
Colleen Kim Daniher, Brown University (RI)
Where the Wall Meets the Floor: Racial Duration in Gina Osterloh's Photographic Portraiture
Christine Young Mok, University of Cincinnati (OH)
Deep Cuts: Racial Surface in Young Jean Lee's We're Gonna Die
COMMENT:
Matthew Guterl, Brown University (RI)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

015. Unwelcome Homes: Ownership, Citizenship, and Settlement at the Borders of the Human

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall A

CHAIR:
Diana Leong, University of Utah (UT)
PAPERS:
Yuhe Wang, Yale University (CT)
Flesh/Body/Bone: The Remains of Chinese Laborers and Property Rights as Racial Formation
Jishnu Guha-Majumdar, Johns Hopkins University (MD)
Animalized Captives in Excess of Domesticated Citizenship
COMMENT:
Diana Leong, University of Utah (UT)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

016. Whose Home/Not Home in 21st Century Detroit

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall B

CHAIR:
Sharon Howell, Oakland University (MI)
PAPERS:
Rebecca Kinney, Bowling Green State University (OH)
Detroit's Brush Park Mansions From Ruin to "Rehab Addict": Narratives of Race, Ruin, and Rehabilitation
Jessi Quizar, Northwestern University (IL)
The Devil in Detroit: Le Nain Rouge, Gentrification, and Decolonization
COMMENT:
Sharon Howell, Oakland University (MI)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

017. The Transnational Politics of Making American Homes/Not-Homes

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall C

CHAIR:
Timo Müller, University of Augsburg (Germany)
PAPERS:
Sam Markwell, New York University (NY)
No Refuge: Urban Native Homelessness and the Budgetary Biopolitics of U.S. Colonialism
Susanne Leikam, University of Regensburg (Germany)
'Only a passport to call home': Transnational American Studies, Climate Migration, and the Marshall Islands
Zenia Kish, Stanford University (CA)
At Home in the World: Philanthrocapitalist Narratives of Beneficent Tourism
COMMENT:

8:00 am – 3:00 pm

018. Business Meeting: Council

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall D

8:00 am – 9:45 am

019. Home Screens: Digitizing Belonging and Place in American Studies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall E

CHAIR:
Carrie Johnston, Wake Forest University (NC)
PANELISTS:
Elizabeth Hopwood, Northeastern University (MA)
Sigrid Anderson Cordell, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Amy Lewis, St. Norbert College (WI)
James McGrath, Brown University (RI)
Anthony Stewart, Bucknell University (PA)

8:00 am – 9:45 am

020. Bringing it Home: Military Expansionism and the Domestic Imaginary

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall F

CHAIR:
Vernadette Vicuña Gonzalez, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)
PAPERS:
Aaron George, Ohio State University, Columbus (OH)
The Continuing Adventures of Icarus: Edward Field and the Trials of Returning Gay Veterans
Jennifer Sun Kwak, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
The Cold War, PL 480, and the Food We Eat: Imperial Nausea in the Wake of Eisenhower
Chien-Ting Lin, National Central University (Taiwan)
Buddha Bless America: Militarized Medical Humanitarianism and Cold War Humanism
Caroline Tracey, Independent Scholar
Sprawl and the Military on the Front Range

8:00 am – 9:45 am

021. Geography, Maps, and Visions of Home in the Classroom

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall G

CHAIR:
Jen Jack Gieseking, Trinity College (CT)
PANELISTS:
Elizabeth Belanger, Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)
Eric Covey, Miami University of Ohio (OH)
Jen Jack Gieseking, Trinity College (CT)
Anita Huizar-Hernández, University of Arizona (AZ)
Patrick McGreevy, American University of Beirut (Lebanon)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

022. Ghosts, Goddesses, and Guanakanes: Uncanny Belonging in Latina Literature

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 1

CHAIR:
Suzanne Bost, Loyola University Chicago (IL)
PAPERS:
AnaLouise Keating, Texas Woman's University (TX)
Towards a Decolonial Mythic Tradition: An Anzaldúan Speculation
Suzanne Bost, Loyola University Chicago (IL)
Homes on wheels, lively toxins, and digital intimacies: Aurora Levins Morales's new ontologies
Laura Halperin, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
The Unhomely and Strangely Familiar in Sandra Cisneros's The House on Mango Street
Tace Hedrick, University of Florida (FL)
He Was Dead, But He Was Nice: Class and Place in Latina Gothic Romance

10:00 am – 11:45 am

023. Canons, Collecting, and Object Homes in American Art

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 2

CHAIR:
Frances Pohl, Pomona College (CA)
PAPERS:
Janine Yorimoto Boldt, College of William and Mary (VA)
Home Is Where the Art Is: Interpretation and Virginia in the American Canon
Michaela Rife, University of Toronto (Canada)
Earth Art Cowboys: Michael Heizer, Robert Smithson, and the Construction of A Western Identity
Maria Faini, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Remembering and (Re)defining Combat through Papermaking
COMMENT:
Frances Pohl, Pomona College (CA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

024. Earth to Cosmos: How Environmental Humanities and Indigenous Studies Engage a Sense of Expanded Home

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 3

CHAIR:
David L. Moore, University of Montana-Missoula (MT)
PAPERS:
Clint Carroll, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
New Media, Activism, and Indigenous Environmental Governance: Politics and the Minnesota-Wisconsin Wolf Hunt
Salma Monani, Gettysburg College (PA)
Space Travel, Corn, and Frontier as Navajo Home: The 'Cosmo-ethics' of The 6th World
Subhankar Banerjee, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Long Environmentalism: After the Listening Session
COMMENT:
David L. Moore, University of Montana-Missoula (MT)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

025. Illegal Imaginaries

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 4

CHAIR:
Armando Garcia, University of Pittsburgh (PA)
PAPERS:
Natalie Cisneros, Seattle University (WA)
Racism, Illegality, and the "Problem" of Immigration
Eithne Luibhéid, University of Arizona (AZ)
Intimacies as Technologies of Migrant Deportability and Contestation
Mary Pat Brady, Cornell University (NY)
Can Illegality be Mirrored?: Puncturing Impossible Reflections
COMMENT:
Bill Johnson González, DePaul University (IL)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

026. Agrarian Imaginaries

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 5

CHAIR:
Frieda Knobloch, University of Wyoming (WY)
PAPERS:
Hossein Ayazi, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
The "Original Point 4 Program": Analogy, the Future Farmers of America, and the Settler-Imperial Condition
Helen Louise Davis, Miami University of Ohio (OH)
La Via Campesina and Agrarian Reform in North America
Aaron Eddens, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
To Improve the Livelihoods of Millions of Farmers: The Transnational Geographies of "Global Food Security"
Terre Ryan, Loyola College (MD)
Guns and Roses: Homestead Aesthetics and American Patriotism

10:00 am – 11:45 am

027. Carceral Biopolitics

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 6

CHAIR:
Rebecca Ginsburg, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
PAPERS:
Amani Husain, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
No Hay Vida Sin Libertad: Localized Discourses of Resistance from the #Hutto27 Hunger Strikers
Tristan Josephson, California State University, Sacramento (CA)
Managing Trans Migrants: U.S. Immigration Detention Standards and Abolitionist Strategies
Lisa Sun-Hee Park, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
We're all ICE Now: Legal and Ethical Ambiguities of Medical Deportations
Michelle Christina Velasquez-Potts, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
New Science: U.S. Interrogation Techniques, Feeding Tubes, and Guantánamo Bay

10:00 am – 11:45 am

028. From Tourists to Pilgrims: Transnational Travel, Religious Longing, and the Forging of Imperial Intimacies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 7

CHAIR:
Heather Curtis, Tufts University (MA)
PAPERS:
Hannah Waits, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
White Feelings, Black Lives: US Missionaries and Racial Justice at Home and Abroad
Julie Chamberlain, George Washington University (DC)
Healing the Broken Body: Mother Teresa, the Pilgrimage to Calcutta, and the Transnational Dimensions of U.S. Politics
Lucia Hulsether, Yale University (CT)
Tourisms of Duty: Central America Solidarity and the Sentimentality of Empire
Kimberly Pendleton, George Washington University (DC)
Captivated: Abolition, Absolution and the Economics of the Evangelical Fight Against Sex Trafficking
COMMENT:
Matthew Hedstrom, University of Virginia (VA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

029. Home Cooking: Food Studies and the Search for Belonging

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial A

CHAIR:
Kyla Wazana Tompkins, Pomona College (CA)
PAPERS:
Jessica K. Walker, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
Soul Food, Domesticity, and Excess in The Beulah Show
Analena Hope, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (CA)
Homegrown: Food and the Makings of Place and Space
COMMENT:
Marcia Chatelain, Georgetown University (DC)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

030. Freedom to Move?: Geographies of Racial Im/Mobility and In/Justice in the Post-Foreclosure Bay Area

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial B

CHAIR:
Brian Su-Jen Chung, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)
PAPERS:
Trisha Barua, University of California, Davis (CA)
Public/Carceral and Black Domestic Spaces: The Decolonial/Abolitionist Possibilities of Representations of Oscar Grant
Alex Werth, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
"Present!": Precarious and Possible Space-Times of Belonging in Oakland
Erin McElroy, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)
Dispersals through the #DigitalNomad: The Materialization of a Racial Fantasy
COMMENT:
Brian Su-Jen Chung, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

031. Environmental Resistance and the Performance of Place

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial C

CHAIR:
Janet Davis, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
PAPERS:
Shannon Davies Mancus, George Washington University (DC)
"If You Don't Take Care of Me, I Cannot Take Care of You": Performance and the Ecofantastic
Emily Roehl, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
From Cornfield to Computer Screen: Keystone XL Activism, Social Media, and Performing Environmental Responsibility
Katt Lissard, Goddard College (VT)
Memory of a Drowning Landscape: From Rural Performance to Global Resonance
Aviva Rahmani, Artist
The Blued Trees Project
COMMENT:
Janet Davis, University of Texas, Austin (TX)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

032. Traversing the (Un)Home-Space: Blackness in New American Frontiers

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial F

CHAIR:
Scott Kurashige, University of Washington, Bothell (WA)
PAPERS:
Elizabeth Reich, Connecticut College (CT)
Impossibly Home: Misrecognition, the Frontier, and Scenes of Racial Identification in Oscar Micheaux's Symbol of the Unconquered
Courtney Baker, Occidental College (CA)
Home Invasion: "In Cold Blood" in Black and White and Lavender
Ryan Kernan, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)
From Chauteaubriand's Wilderness to Lanusse's Wasteland: Excavating the Transformation of French Romanticism in Les Cenelles, America's First Book of "Indigenous" Poetry
COMMENT:
Minkah Makalani, University of Texas, Austin (TX)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

033. Making Home and Community in the Shadow of the Carceral State

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial G

CHAIR:
Anne Bonds, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (WI)
PAPERS:
Jenna Loyd, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (WI), Anne Bonds, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (WI)
Transforming Justice: Challenging Terms of Counter-Insurgency in Milwaukee
Deshonay Dozier, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
The Last Skid Row: Resisting, Reforming, and Restoring the Criminalization and Dehumanization of Place
Marisol LeBrón, Dickinson College (PA)
Security From Below: Negotiating Violence and Vulnerability in a Puerto Rican Community
Elissa Underwood, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Home, Cooking: Negotiating Food Insecurity and Creating Opportunity for Formerly Incarcerated People

10:00 am – 11:45 am

034. Versions of Home: Imagining Grounded-ness in Music and Literature

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial H

CHAIR:
Karl Hagstrom Miller, University of Virginia (VA)
PAPERS:
Andy Oler, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (FL)
Drive-By Truckers, Southern Fiction, and the Merciful Lies of Compassionate Regionalism
Patrick Maley, Centenary College (NJ)
Blues and the Construction of Performative Home in the Jim Crow South
Meghan Drury, George Washington University (DC)
Poetic Enactments: Arab American Hip Hop and Global Black Consciousness
COMMENT:
Karl Hagstrom Miller, University of Virginia (VA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

035. Slippery Slopes: Incest, Bestiality, Sodomy

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall A

CHAIR:
Martha Merrill Umphrey, Amherst College (MA)
PAPERS:
Amber Jamilla Musser, Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
Mommy Dearest: Incest, Nature, and Jouissance
Gabriel N. Rosenberg, Duke University (NC)
Beasts of Desire: Encountering Animals without Innocence
Joseph Fischel, Yale University (CT)
Sodomy's Penumbra
COMMENT:
Martha Merrill Umphrey, Amherst College (MA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

036. At Home in Detroit

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall B

CHAIR:
Michael Innis-Jiménez, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa (AL)
PAPERS:
Matthew Irwin, University of New Mexico (NM)
Passive Citizenship and Detroit's "Walking Man"
Joseph Richard DeLeon, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Visualizing the Rust-Belt City: Mapping the Politics of Survival in Detroit
Annie Sullivan, Northwestern University (IL)
Televising Black Citizenship: Local Media and Community Control in Post-Rebellion Detroit
Kate H. Wells, York University Toronto (Canada)
Detroit Was Always Made of Wheels: Nostalgia, Lament, and Utopia in an American City

10:00 am – 11:45 am

037. International Committee Talkshop I: Home Away from Home: African American Migration Abroad

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall C

CHAIR:
Rashida Braggs, Williams College (MA)
PANELISTS:
Leonard Schmieding, Universität Leipzig (Germany)
Dawn-Elissa Fischer, San Francisco State University (CA)
Rashida Braggs, Williams College (MA)
Jennifer Harris, University of Waterloo (Canada)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

038. A Woman's Place is Never Far From Home: Women's Labor and Domesticity's Continuing Pull

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall E

CHAIR:
Justin Owen Rawlins, University of Tulsa (OK)
PAPERS:
Melissa Ford, Saint Louis University (MO)
A Mother's Bill of Rights: Labor, Domesticity, and Communist Representations of Motherhood During the Depression
Page Dougherty Delano, City University of New York, Borough of Manhattan Community College (NY)
Maids, Class, and Wartime Citizenship
Catherine Martin, Boston University (MA)
Making Detecting a Family Business: Negotiating Female Freedom Within Marriage and the Postwar Crime Sitcom
Anna Kuroczycka Schultes, Independent Scholar
When Home is Not Your Home: The "Female-Friendly" Labor of Au Pairs

10:00 am – 11:45 am

039. At Home in the South: Migration, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Settlement

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall F

CHAIR:
James Smethurst, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
PAPERS:
Josh Parshall, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
Heymishe Socialists: Radical Yiddishkayt, Home Building and Memory in the U.S. South
Elizabeth Fielder, University of Mississippi (MS)
Rebuilding the "Radical Latino Island" of Ybor City: Urban Development and Erasure of the Past
Erika Iverson, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
Southern Hospitality and Perpetual Distrust: A Case Study of Refugee Resettlement in Nathan Deal's Georgia
COMMENT:
James Smethurst, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

040. Cosmic Home: Colonialism, War, and Cultures of Human Outer Space Activity

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall G

CHAIR:
Constance Penley, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
PAPERS:
Iokepa Casumbal-Salazar, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
A "horde of native Hawaiians" and Telescopes on Mauna a Wa\kea
Benjamin D'Harlingue, Saint Mary's College of California (CA)
Tracing Formations of the Human in Space: Toward Cosmological Cultural Studies
Alston D'Silva, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
Cosmic Home: Colonialism, War, and Cultures of Human Outer Space Activity
COMMENT:
Constance Penley, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

041. Between Coercion and Care: The Politics of Philanthropic Organizations and Social Change

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 1

CHAIR:
Megan Ybarra, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
PAPERS:
Tiffany Willoughby-Herard, University of California, Irvine (CA)
Fatima Meer and the Ford Foundation: Politicizing Black Women's Associational Life
Erica Kohl-Arenas, New School University (NY)
Foundation Driven Immigrant Organizing: Civic Participation for What?
Kathryn Moeller, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI)
Incorporating Feminists: Constructing Consent for a Corporatized Agenda for Girls and Women in the Global South
Nirali Jani, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Philanthropy and Education Advocacy: Social Justice or Marketized Solutions?
Juan Carlos Herrera, Oregon State University (OR)
Revolution Interrupted: Racial and Spatial Effects of the 1969 Tax Reform Act
COMMENT:
Eileen Boris, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

042. Many Ways of (Re)Making Home: Indigenous Cinematic, Artistic, Literary, and Legal Expression

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 2

CHAIR:
Winona Wynn, Heritage University (WA)
PAPERS:
Katie Kane, University of Montana-Missoula (MT)
Telling Home and History: Winter Counts and Ledger Art in the Northern Great Plains
Kathryn Winona Shanley, University of Montana-Missoula (MT)
The Grounds We Stand On: Indigenous Legal and Poetic Discourses for Protecting Sacred Sites
Danika Medak-Saltzman, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
Bilocation, Relocation, Dislocation: Ways of Being as Home/Resistance in Indigenous Futurist Narratives and Actions
COMMENT:
Winona Wynn, Heritage University (WA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

043. Apocalyptic Imaginaries: Crossing Spheres and Considering Futures

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 3

CHAIR:
Eva Cherniavsky, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
PAPERS:
Connor Pitetti, State University of New York, Stony Brook (NY)
Apocalyptic Desire in the Modern Architectural Imagination
Susana Loza, Hampshire College (MA)
Post-Racial Apocalypse: Settlers, Simians, and Slaves in the Planet of The Apes
Greg Clinton, State University of New York, Stony Brook (NY)
The World of "What Ifs?": Apocalyptic Scenarios and the Literary Politics of Prepping
Katherine Sugg, Central Connecticut State University (CT)
Abjection, Race, Masculinity: The Nonhuman Futurity of Zone One and The Road
Tom Foster, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
Apocalyptic Posthumanism and Utopian Critique
COMMENT:
Eva Cherniavsky, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

044. Incest and its Relation to the Home

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 4

CHAIR:
Gillian Harkins, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
PAPERS:
Zanita Fenton, University of Miami (FL)
Daddy's Girl
Eli Bromberg, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
"The Most Famous Accused Molesters in the Country": Jewishness, Incest, and Exogamy on Roseanne
Hayley Morgenstern, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Queer Hysteria
COMMENT:
Gillian Harkins, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

045. Place and Displacement: Rural Fictions of Identity and Alterity

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 5

CHAIR:
Karen Ramirez, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
PAPERS:
Eve Allegra Raimon, University of Southern Maine (ME)
Fugitives and Fictions: Memorializing and Mythologizing the Underground Railroad in Vermont
Audrey Goodman, Georgia State University (GA)
Circling back towards Laguna: Leslie Silko's Desert Homelands
Lisa Botshon, University of Maine, Augusta (ME)
"The yeast that made my life rise": Katherine Butler Hathaway's Down East Home

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

046. Display Houses: Public Histories of Homes and Homelands

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 6

CHAIR:
Lynn Hudson, University of Illinois, Chicago (IL)
PAPERS:
Mariaelena DiBenigno, College of William and Mary (VA)
Haunted Houses: Acknowledging Absences in the Public History of Colonial Williamsburg
Heather Hole, Simmons College (MA)
Wanamaker's American House: Period Rooms, the Museum, and the Department Store, 1900–1925
Elizabeth Rule, Brown University (RI)
Welcome Home, Welcome All: Removal, Land, and Community in the Chickasaw Cultural Center
Joseph Whitson, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
The Dorothy Molter Museum: Collective Memory, Ojibwe Homelands, and Narratives of Wilderness

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

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

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 7

This featured session, Viet Thanh Nguyen's The Sympathizer and the Future of War and Memory has been moved from Thursday to Friday, 12:00 pm – 1:45 pm, Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall G.

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

048. Cultures of White Supremacy

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial A

CHAIR:
Micki McElya, University of Connecticut (CT)
PAPERS:
Nicholas F. Bloom, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
The White Overseer's Dilemma: Racial Violence, Bureaucracy, and Moral Choice in the Cotton Kingdom
Edward K. Chan, Waseda University (Japan)
David Lane's White Nationalism and the Utopian Future of the White Race
Raul Perez, University of Denver (CO)
Insults and Injury: Racist Police Jokes in an Era of Police Brutality and Mass Imprisonment
Christopher James Roberts, Lewis & Clark College (OR)
Stone Mountain's Nostalgic Continuum from Cross-Burning to Lasershows: The Semiotics of a "New South" Spectacle of Ante-bellum Redemption and Remorseless Confederophilia

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

049. The Materialities of Disappearance Along the Routes of Central-American and Mexican Migration

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial B

CHAIR:
Macarena Gómez-Barris, University of Southern California (CA)
PAPERS:
China R. Medel, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
Serenatas a Los Indocumentados: Bodies of Sound and Permeable Walls in Migrant Detention
Kency Cornejo, University of New Mexico (NM)
The Logic of Captivity: Central American Art on Migration, Detention, and Criminalization
Maritza Cardenas, University of Arizona (AZ)
(Disem)Body Politics: La Bestia and Central American Heteropathic Memory and Identification
COMMENT:
Macarena Gómez-Barris, University of Southern California (CA)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

050. Disquiet on the Homefront: Deploying Domesticity in Twentieth-Century American Literature and Culture

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial C

CHAIR:
Stacie McCormick, Texas Christian University (TX)
PAPERS:
Anne Donlon, Emory University (GA)
Dear Folks at Home: African American Women Organizers, Food Drives, and the Spanish Civil War
Kristin Moriah, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
True Blue: Figuring African American Domestic Spaces in WWI Propaganda and Periodicals
Jesse Schwartz, City University of New York, Laguardia Community College (NY)
Immigrants And Radicals Go Home: US Domestic Policy and the Intimacy of Domestic Space in the Pages of the Saturday Evening Post
COMMENT:
Candice M. Jenkins, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

051. To Fly in the Face of Damnation: Home as Flight and Freedom Practice

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial F

CHAIR:
Tanya L. Shields, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
PAPERS:
Natalie Marie Léger, City University of New York, Queens College (NY)
To Envision Otherwise: Anti-colonial Disenchantment and Saint Domingue's Cimarrons
Samantha A. Noel, Wayne State University (MI)
Performing Tropicality
Imani D. Owens, University of Pittsburgh (PA)
In the Shadows of Empire: Diasporic Homecoming and the Politics of Folk Culture
COMMENT:
Tanya L. Shields, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

052. Regimes of Post-9/11 National Security

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial G

CHAIR:
A. Naomi Paik, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
PAPERS:
Nicole Nguyen, University of Illinois, Chicago (IL)
Searching for a Home in the Homeland: National Security and Public Schooling in Neoliberal Times of War
Krys Méndez Ramírez, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Urban Security Regimes, Migrant Detentions, and the Militarization of the Southern Mexican Border
Chandra Russo, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
Witness Against Torture, Guantánamo, and Solidarity as Resistance

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

053. Unsettling Performance/Bodies out of Joint

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial H

CHAIR:
Brian E. Herrera, Princeton University (NJ)
PAPERS:
Jen Shook, University of Iowa (IA)
Staking Claims on Okla-home in Motion: Re-Performing Territorial Memories in Blood-Mixed Oklahoma
Katherine J. Lennard, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Playing the Same Indian: Novelty Costumes and the Standardization of an American Racial Imaginary, 1890–1930
Patrick McKelvey, Brown University (RI)
Bureaucratic Drag: Disability, Performance, (Paper)Work, 1972–1977
Coleman Nye, Simon Fraser University (Canada)
Consuming Whiteness, or 'J. Law—It's What's for Dinner': Carnal Economies and Technological Imaginaries in a Biocapitalist Present
COMMENT:
Brian E. Herrera, Princeton University (NJ)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

054. HumAnimal Subjectivities and Vulnerabilities at "Home"

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall A

CHAIR:
Frances Bartkowski, Rutgers University, Newark (NJ)
PAPERS:
Chloe Emma Diamond-Lenow, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
Dogs at War and at Home: White Americans "Saving" Dogs from Iraq and Afghanistan
Meredith Helen Clark, Arizona State University (AZ)
Paws in Prison: Coding Unwanted Bodies Behind & Beyond Bars
Lauren O'Laughlin, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
Tracing Feminized Frogs and Fish: Toxicity's Encroachment on the Suburban Home
Erica Tom, Rutgers University, Newark (NJ)
At Home with Horses: Explorations in "Empathetic Anthropomorphism"

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

055. At Home with Roots: Revisiting an American Phenomenon After Forty Years

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall B

CHAIR:
Malgorzata J. Rymsza-Pawlowska, American University (DC)
PAPERS:
Matt Delmont, Arizona State University (AZ)
Making Roots: The Creation of an American Phenomenon
Erica Ball, Occidental College (CA)
Reconsidering Roots: Its Politics and Possibilities
Kellie Carter Jackson, City University of New York, Hunter College (NY)
Roots in the Age of Obama and Around the World

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

056. International Partnerships Luncheon (Ticketed Event)

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall C

An annual event hosted by the International Committee of the ASA, this luncheon brings American Studies scholars from around the world to connect collegially in a relaxed and mutually supportive forum.

We welcome all representatives of U.S. and non-U.S. American studies programs interested in exploring possible international partnerships as well as existing partnerships. The invited speaker is Philip McGowan, Senior Lecturer at Queen's University-Belfast and the President of the European Association of American Studies. He will address the internationalization movement of American studies.

Cost of tickets is $15.00. Sign up online at the "Partnership Luncheon" button at http://standwiththeasa.org/registration/

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

057. Domesticity and its Discontents

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall E

CHAIR:
Maria Cotera, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
PAPERS:
David Haven Blake, The College of New Jersey (NJ)
Homing the Eisenhowers: How Mad Men Sold Presidential Domesticity in the 1950s
Haley Larsen, Purdue University (IN)
Laboring at Home: An Exploration of Working-Class Literature by Women
Whitten Overby, Cornell University (NY)
Fashioning and Selling Your Little Girl's Dream House: The Domestic Economies of Multimedia American Suburbs on Bravo's Real Housewives Franchise, 2006–2016
Melinda Elizabeth Robb, Emory University (GA)
At Home in the Word: Language, Queerness, and Domesticity in Maggie Nelson's The Argonauts

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

058. Carwaq Tukniuq, Agua-Cines, and Maritime Exile: Ecologies of Wet Globalization

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall F

CHAIR:
Anthony Kim, Colorado State University (CO)
PAPERS:
Jason Oliver Chang, University of Connecticut (CT)
Sea Coolies in U.S. Empire: Maritime Exile and Racial Formation
Dalida Maria Benfield, Vermont College of Fine Art (VT)
Decolonial Digital Flows: Agua-cines [Water-cinemas]
Thomas Michael Swensen, Colorado State University (CO)
Carwaq tukniuq

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

059. Does Neoliberalism Have a Home?

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall G

CHAIR:
Roderick Ferguson, University of Illinois, Chicago (IL)
PAPERS:
Neda Atanasoski, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)
Neoliberal Humanitarianism and the Geopolitics of Home
Serena Bassi, Cardiff University (United Kingdom)
Subjectivity, Language, and the Neoliberal Régimes of Translation
Evren Savci, San Francisco State University (CA)
Neoliberal Islam and the Deployment of Marginality
COMMENT:
Roderick Ferguson, University of Illinois, Chicago (IL)

12:00 pm – 5:30 pm

060. Book Exhibit Set Up

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

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

061. Grace Lee Boggs: American Revolutionary

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 1

CHAIR:
Alex Lubin, University of New Mexico (NM)
PANELISTS:
Robin D.G. Kelley, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Scott Kurashige, University of Washington, Bothell (WA)
Sharon Howell, Oakland University (MI)
Stephen Ward, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

062. Where We Aren't: Addressing Marcos and Martial Law from the Philippine Diaspora

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 2

CHAIR:
Rick Baldoz, Oberlin College (OH)
PAPERS:
Josen Masangkay Diaz, University of San Diego (CA)
Bataan Redux: The Refugee Processing Center and the Place of Filipino Work
L. Joyce Z. Mariano, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)
Narrating Homeland Orientations in Martial Law and Beyond
Harrod Suarez, Oberlin College (OH)
The Investment in Revolution: Globalization, Nationalism, and Consciousness
COMMENT:
Rick Baldoz, Oberlin College (OH)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

063. Monstrous Histories of U.S. Reproductive Debates

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 3

CHAIR:
Jonathan Beecher Field, Clemson University (SC)
PAPERS:
Molly Farrell, Ohio State University, Columbus (OH)
Visions of the Grotesque from the Antinomian Crisis to the Anti-Abortion Movement
Brigitte Fielder, University of Wisconsin, Madison (WI)
Hybridity & Animality in Nineteenth-Century Science & Fiction
Jewon Woo, Lorain County Community College (OH)
American Freak Shows and Black Women's (Re)Productive Body

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

064. Sonic Cosmopolitanisms

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 5

CHAIR:
James Deutsch, Smithsonian Institution (DC)
PAPERS:
Ulrich Adelt, University of Wyoming (WY)
No More Tears: Donna Summer and the Culture of Dissemblance
Crystal Anderson, Longwood University (VA)
Sharing Sonic Homes: K-pop, Citational Practices, and Black Popular Music
Rachel Lifter, New School University (NY)
Afropunk Fest: Black Cosmopolitanism "At Home" at a Summer Music Festival?
Jeff Wimble, Purdue University (IN)
What, They Live Here?: The Art Ensemble of Chicago in Le Nouveau Paris Noir

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

065. You Can't Go Home Again: Slavery, Displacement, and Black Belonging

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 5

CHAIR:
Soyica Diggs Colbert, Georgetown University (DC)
PANELISTS:
Soyica Diggs Colbert, Georgetown University (DC)
GerShun Avilez, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
Margo Natalie Crawford, Cornell University (NY)
Brandon Manning, University of Nevada-Las Vegas (NV)
Robert J. Patterson, Georgetown University (DC)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

066. Imagining Peoples through Comic Books

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 6

CHAIR:
Julia Lynn Mickenberg, TUniversity of Texas, Austin (TX)
PAPERS:
Andrew Brett Fogel, Purdue University (IN)
Comicland: America as a Modern Jewish Homeland in Superhero Comic Books
Christina Owens, Vassar College (NY)
Imperial Charisma: Gendered Disavowals in Contemporary Japan
Alex Stucky, University of Kansas (KS)
Black Comics: Race and the Displacement of America
Christian White, University of New Mexico (NM)
Critical Approaches to Indigenous Representations in Comic Books

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

067. Borders Crossing Peoples

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 7

CHAIR:
Robert Michael Zecker, Saint Francis Xavier University (Canada)
PAPERS:
Raquel Madrigal, University of New Mexico (NM)
Violations of Home: The Tohono O'odham Nation, Migrant Border Crossings, and Settler Common Sense
Rafael Alejandro Martínez, University of New Mexico (NM)
Undoing Undocumented Paradigms: Trans-Indigenous-Migrant Formations
Ben Olguin, University of Texas, San Antonio (TX)
XicanIndia/o Commies: Detribalization, Neo-Tribalizations, and the (Inter)National Question in XicanIndia/o Poetics and Politics
Cynthia Vazquez, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Kumeyaay Nation: Breaking Borders and Carving Out Spaces to Return Home

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

068. Domesticating the "Wilderness"

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial A

CHAIR:
Colin R. Johnson, Indiana University-Bloomington (IN)
PAPERS:
Elizabeth Brown, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
Minnie Braithwaite Jenkins' Cleft Rock Chamber: Liberal Feminism as Settler Common Sense
Jared N. Champion, Young Harris College (GA)
Cliffs and Challenges: Laura Brunner White, an Untold Story
Amy Farrell, Dickinson College (PA)
For Whom are the Girl Scouts Home?: Juliette Gordon Low and the Slippery Limits to Inclusivity
Kathleen Washburn, University of New Mexico (NM)
Setting Up Camp, Settling Home: Elaine Goodale Eastman's Out-of-Doors Domesticity

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

069. Asian/American(Anti-)Bodies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial B

CHAIR:
Christopher Fan, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
PANELISTS:
Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Rachel C. Lee, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Michelle Nancy Huang, Pennsylvania State University, University Park Main Campus (PA)
Andrew Way Leong, Northwestern University (IL)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

070. Transpacific Militarization and Permanent War

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial C

CHAIR:
A. Naomi Paik, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
PANELISTS:
Simeon Man, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Juliet Nebolon, Yale University (CT)
Richard Nisa, Fairleigh Dickinson University (NJ)
A. Naomi Paik, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Seema Sohi, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
COMMENT:
Takashi Fujitani, University of Toronto (Canada)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

071. Seeing in the Dark: Military Vision Here and Elsewhere

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial F

CHAIR:
John Gennari, University of Vermont (VT)
PAPERS:
Grace Elizabeth Hale, University of Virginia (VA)
Art in the Dark: How an Art School Program Based on Military Training Methods Nurtured the Athens, Georgia Music Scene
Franny Nudelman, Carleton University (Canada)
Flying Blind: Repurposing Aerial Vision in Richard Mosse's Enclave
Karen Jacobs, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
Visualization, Geomancy, and the Challenge of Knowing HAARP
COMMENT:
John Gennari, University of Vermont (VT)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

072. The Politics of Space and Belonging in the Fortress City

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial G

CHAIR:
Ernesto Martinez, University of Oregon (OR)
PAPERS:
LeiLani Dowell, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
No Way Out: Out in the Night and the Unbearable Wrongness of Being
Freda L. Fair, Indiana University-Bloomington (IN)
Dancing as Home: Ruth Ellis and Black Queer Longevity in Detroit
Aleksandra Szaniawska, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)
Crouch, Crawl, and Repeat: LaToya Ruby Frazier Choreographs Exhaustion

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

073. Technologies of Chicano Belonging

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial H

CHAIR:
Frederick Luis Aldama, Ohio State University, Columbus (OH)
PAPERS:
Jesse Alemán, University of New Mexico (NM)
Denver after Dark: Vampirism, PTSD, and Chicano/a Horror in the Felix Gomez Mystery Series
Maria A. Windell, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
A Real Person: Border Violences in Machete and Machete Kills
Marissa López, University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
The Xicano Future is Now: Poetry, Performance, and Prolepsis
COMMENT:
Frederick Luis Aldama, Ohio State University, Columbus (OH)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

074. Animal Capital in the Time of Extinction

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall A

CHAIR:
Colleen Glenney Boggs, Dartmouth College (NH)
PAPERS:
Jamie L. Jones, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Animal Capital/Carbon Capital: The Biopolitics of Energy in the Nineteenth Century
Timothy Sweet, West Virginia University (WV)
Animal Capital and Agency in the West: The Near Extinction of the Bison
John Levi Barnard, The College of Wooster (OH)
Animal Capital and the Economy of Extinction
COMMENT:
Colleen Glenney Boggs, Dartmouth College (NH)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

075. Humor Studies Caucus: Bringing Down the House: Re-Centering the Histories of Humor and Comedic Performance

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall B

CHAIR:
Scott Saul, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
PAPERS:
Steven S. Kapica, Northeastern University (MA)
"'Betting on Black': Comedic Intimacy and the Rhetorical Space of All Jokes Aside"
Kathryn Kein, George Washington University (DC)
At Home in the Boys' Club: Women at Saturday Night Live, 1975–1980
Gretchen Martin, University of Virginia's College at Wise (VA)
Lost in the Simulacra: The Paradox of Home/Not Home in Ralph Ellison's Cadillac Flambé
Peter M. Robinson, Mount St. Joseph University (OH)
False Profits?: The Economies of Humor and Home on the Borderlands of Down East Maine
Lori Lynne Brooks, Fordham University (NY)
"Using a Side of the World for a Canvas": Zora Neale Hurston and Black Comediennes
COMMENT:
Scott Saul, University of California, Berkeley (CA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

076. The Places and Publics of Native Life Writing

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall C

CHAIRS:
Frank Kelderman, University of Louisville (KY)
René Dietrich, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (Germany)
PAPERS:
Jason Cooke, University of North Carolina, Greensboro (NC)
Savagery Repositioned: "Indianizing" the Cherokee Nation in Elias Boudinot's "An Address to the Whites"
Alicia Cox, University of California, Davis (CA)
(Re)mapping the Self: Spatial Decolonization in Native Women's Collaborative Life Writing
Stephanie Fitzgerald, University of Kansas (KS)
Placing Self, Placing Nation: Autobiographical Interventions in Deborah Miranda's and Elissa Washuta's 21st-Century Native Memoirs
COMMENT:
Hertha Wong, University of California, Berkeley (CA)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

077. Healthcare Intimacies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall E

CHAIR:
Elena Gutiérrez, University of Illinois, Chicago (IL)
PAPERS:
Allyson Day, University of Toledo (OH)
Cripping Home Birth: Ableist Conceptualizations of Motherhood and Birth in the Contemporary Midwifery Movement
Amanda Gray, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Visualizing Home Healthcare: Producing (In)visible Patchworks of Care at Home
Stephen Horrocks, Purdue University (IN)
Sex and the Insulin Pump: Diabetes, Techno-Intimate Relationships, and New Media

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

078. Consuming Memory: Spectatorship, Tourism, and the Politics of Spaces

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall F

CHAIR:
Juliana Hu Pegues, Smith College (MA)
PAPERS:
Jadira Gurule, Independent Scholar
Living in the Wild West: Settler-Colonial Landscapes, Visual Culture, and Indigenous Disposability
Tomoaki Morikawa, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)
Multilayered Space of Remembrance: Memory Practices Performed at the Punchbowl Cemetery
Katherine W. Steelman, University of California, San Diego (CA)
No Queer is an Island: Home and Belonging in Tijuana's Asia/Pacific Island Themed Gay Bars

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

079. Drone Home: Tracing Surveillance, Borders, and Violence

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall G

CHAIR:
To be Announced
PAPERS:
Iván Chaar-López, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
Patterns of Order: The Cybernetic Border before Drone Technopolitics
Carrie Andersen, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
"Beautiful in Space and Flight": The Visceral Celebration of Drone Technology in Digital Spaces
James Pierce, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
"Excessively Crude or Objectionable": Metadata+ and the Rendering of US Drone Warfare within Everyday Life
COMMENT:
Mark Andrejevic, Pomona College (CA)

3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

080. Business Meeting: Regional Chapters Committee

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Sandstone

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

081. Home and Not Home: Articulating Migrant and Indigenous Itinerancies

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 1

CHAIR:
Siobhan B. Somerville, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
PAPERS:
M. Bianet Castellanos, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
Who is Indian and Latina in Los Angeles?
Monisha Das Gupta, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)
Mobility, Expulsions, and Claims to Home
Rachel Ida Buff, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (WI)
Settler Colonialisms and Itinerancies: Articulating Immigrant Rights during the Cold War
COMMENT:
Nadine Naber, University of Illinois, Chicago (IL)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

082. Climate, Land, Water

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 2

CHAIR:
Hsinya Huang, National Sun Yat-sen University (Taiwan)
PAPERS:
Elizabeth Callaway, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
Climate Future, Climate Present: Droughts of the Future in Colorado Literature and Art
Alex Chambers, Indiana University-Bloomington (IN)
Oily Bildungsroman: Industrial Settlement and the Proper Human on the Louisiana Coast
Roberta Wolfson, University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
Land-Labor Ecology: Contesting Anti-Immigration Environmental Risk Discourse in Viramontes' Under the Feet of Jesus

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

083. Home Spaces: Representing Domestic Vulnerability

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 3

CHAIR:
Gordon Dennis Fraser, North Dakota State University (ND)
PAPERS:
Patricia Akinbola, University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
The Erotics of (Dis)Belonging: Representations of Homeland in the Art of Ndijeka Akunyili Crosby
Ellen Handy, City University of New York, City College (NY)
Turning the City Inside Out: Making Domestic Interiors Public in Fin de Siècle New York
Susan Scheckel, State University of New York, Stony Brook (NY)
Altered States: Civil War, Nostalgia, and the Un-Settling of Home
Sara Sligar, University of Pennsylvania (PA)
No Entry: Illegal Search Doctrine and the Literature of Home Invasion

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

084. Doing American Studies in Red State America I

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 4

CHAIR:
Rebecca Nell Hill, Kennesaw State University (GA)
PAPERS:
Nihad Farooq, Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
Undisciplining Racial Science
Patrick E. Alexander, University of Mississippi (MS)
"These are people who had it hard": The New Neo-Slave Novel in the Sunbelt Prison Classroom.
Michelle Robinson, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
Our Daily Bread: On Industrial Food Production and a Southern Religious Community
Judah Schept, Eastern Kentucky University (KY)
The Perils of Progressive Punishment

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

085. I'm Buildin' Me A Home: The Sacred and the Spatial in Black Multi-Media Texts

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 5

CHAIR:
Noliwe Rooks, Cornell University (NY)
PAPERS:
VaNatta Ford, Williams College (MA)
Joking for Jesus: Finding a Church Home in Instagram Videos
Beretta Smith-Shomade, Tulane University (LA)
As for Me and My House . . . Spike Lee's Negotiation with Christianity as a Sign of Blackness
Miriam Petty, Northwestern University (IL)
Midnight Train To Georgia: Tyler Perry's Simpler Place in Time
COMMENT:
Noliwe Rooks, Cornell University (NY)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

086. A Home, Not Here: Misplaced Linguistic-Political Genealogies in the Americas

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 6

CHAIR:
Kirsten Silva Gruesz, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)
PAPERS:
Raul Coronado, University of California, Berkeley (CA)
Revising Natural Law on the Path to Modernity: Felix Varela's 1826 Historical Novel Jicotencal
David Kazanjian, University of Pennsylvania (PA)
Juan Patricio, Dis/Possessed
Sara E. Johnson, University of California, San Diego (CA)
Creating an Encyclopédie Américain: What Early Caribbean Scholarship Teaches us about North American Intellectual History
Munia Bhaumik, Emory University (GA)
Translating Rights: Appeals to Citizenship from Colonial Latin America to Black Early America
COMMENT:
Kirsten Silva Gruesz, University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

087. From Sand Creek: Simon Ortiz and the Poetry of Memory and Hope

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 7

CHAIR:
Janice Gould, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (CO)
PAPERS:
Angelica Marie Lawson, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
Running for Our Lives: Running from Sand Creek all the Way Home/Not Home
Vicente M. Diaz, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
From Sand Creek to the Pacific and Back: A Transindigenous Reading of the Transhistorical and Transcultural Poetics of Simon Ortiz
Christopher Teuton, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
Passing Through and Being Caught: Memory, Health, and Healing in Simon J. Ortiz's From Sand Creek
COMMENT:
Simon J. Ortiz, Arizona State University (AZ)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

088. Activism Caucus: Diversity as Backlash: Connecting Struggles from the "Frontlines" in a Time of Neoliberal Rule

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial A

CHAIR:
Craig Willse, George Mason University (VA)
PANELISTS:
Michelle Téllez, Arizona State University (AZ)
Josh Cerretti, Western Washington University (WA)
Therese Quinn, University of Illinois, Chicago (IL)
Theresa Warburton, Western Washington University (WA)
Verónica Nelly Vélez, Western Washington University (WA)
Tamara Lea Spira, Western Washington University (WA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

089. Queer/Home/Collections

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial B

CHAIR:
Kathryn Lofton, Yale University (CT)
PAPERS:
Denise Cruz, University of Toronto (Canada)
"Filipino Couturiers: Manila-Dubai-Hollywood Collections"
Scott Herring, Indiana University-Bloomington (IN)
"The Special Collections of Samuel M. Steward"
Paula Rabinowitz, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
"Thoughts on Weird Collections"
Nayan Shah, University of Southern California (CA)
"Incarcerated Refugees, Precarity and Home(less)ness"
COMMENT:
Kathryn Lofton, Yale University (CT)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

090. At Home In the Body: Corporeal Citizenship and the Body Politic

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial C

CHAIR:
Sarah Jaquette Ray, Humboldt State University (CA)
PAPERS:
Cynthia Wu, State University of New York, Buffalo (NY)
On Chinese and Disability Exclusion in 1882 Immigration Law: Angel Island and the Meaning of Home for Troubling Bodies
Sarah Wald, University of Oregon (OR)
Farmworker Fitness: Racial Citizenship, Labor Necessity, and Environmental Justice in Farmworker Obesity Discourse
Julie Avril Minich, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
Greenwashing the White Savior: Cancer Clusters, Supercrips, and McFarland USA
Anita Mannur, Miami University of Ohio (OH)
Dragging Rocky Flats into Public View: Nuclia Waste, Full Body Burden, and the Violence of Radioactive Waste

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

091. Remapping Slaveries in the Pacific, Past and Present

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial F

CHAIR:
Edlie L. Wong, University of Maryland, Baltimore (MD)
PAPERS:
Jean Pfaelzer, University of Delaware (DE)
Slavery in California: Alaskan Natives Imported, Transported, and Enslaved
Mary Anne Megan Chapman, University of British Columbia (Canada)
A Chinese Slavegirl in the US after the Passage of the Fugitive Slave Act
Yu-Fang Cho, Miami University of Ohio (OH)
Nuclear Futurity's "Raceless" Slaves at Home
COMMENT:
Edlie L. Wong, University of Maryland, Baltimore (MD)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

092. Private Prisons and Innocent Victims: What We Keep Getting Wrong about the PIC (and Why It Matters)

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial G

CHAIR:
Keeanga Yamahtta Taylor, Princeton University (NJ)
PAPERS:
Orisanmi Burton, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
"Attica Is": The Green Haven Think Tank and the Carceral War of Position
Jack Norton, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
The Birth of a Prison Town: Social Reproduction, Racial Capitalism, and the Geography of Development in New York State
Christina Heatherton, Trinity College (CT)
Home is Where the Hatred Is: Cities, Policing, and Value Production

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

093. Reimagining Home in the (Trans)national: Media, Space, and (Im)migration

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial H

CHAIR:
Claudia Sadowski-Smith, Arizona State University (AZ)
PAPERS:
Leah Perry, State University of New York, Empire State College (NY)
"It's No Fun Being an Illegal Alien": Race, Gender, and the Neoliberal Unhousing of Im/migrants
Fan Yang, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (MD)
"Bring Him Home": China, The Martian, and Fiscal Orientalism in Neoliberal America
Nandini Dhar, Florida International University (FL)
Literalizing the Private: Home-Cooked Meals, New Domesticity, and Specters of the Private in Contemporary Indian-American Food Writing
Pia Moller, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (WI)
"We Will Not Be Your Slaves of the 21th Century": Illegal Alien Relief Acts, Civil Rights, and Historical Memory as Resistance
COMMENT:
Claudia Sadowski-Smith, Arizona State University (AZ)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

094. A Queer Food Fellowship: Vegans and the Entangled Politics of Sex and Consumption

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall A

CHAIR:
William Stockton, Clemson University (SC)
PAPERS:
Joe Edward Hatfield, Syracuse University (NY)
Foodways or Food Play? Vegan Place, Queer Space, and the Erotics of Food without Face
Amani Husain, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO), Stephanie Hartzell, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
Onto-Stories of Queer Vegan Consumption: A Politics of Disruption as a Life-Saturating Praxis
Terrell Jake Dionne, Syracuse University (NY)
Deviant Orifices: Regurgitating Violent Memories through Rhetorical Emetics
COMMENT:
William Stockton, Clemson University (SC)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

095. Siting the Ghosts of Asian (and) American Studies: Unhomely Areas of Transnational Critique

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall B

CHAIR:
Tina Chen, Pennsylvania State University, University Park Main Campus (PA)
PAPERS:
Hentyle T. Yapp, Pomona College (CA)
All Look Same: Ai Weiwei's Fairytale, 1001 Chinese in Germany, & Revising the Multitude
Sunny Xiang, Yale University (CT)
Beyond 'Good' and 'Bad' Asians: Sympathetic Communists and Altruistic Anti-Communists in Viet Nguyen's The Sympathizer
Emily L. Hue, University of California, Riverside (CA)
Unarmed Hands or the Failure to Sign?: Southeast Diasporic Art and the Humanitarian Gesture
Christopher Eng, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY)
Charlie Chan Must—Not—Die: (Yellow)Facing the Oriental Ghosts of American Pasts
Cheryl Narumi Naruse, University of Dayton (OH)
Inside and Out: Not at Home in Asian American and American Expatriate Fiction
COMMENT:
Tina Chen, Pennsylvania State University, University Park Main Campus (PA)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

096. Regimes of (Manifest) Domesticity in American Culture

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall C

CHAIR:
Heike Paul, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany)
PAPERS:
Katja Kanzler, Dresden University of Technology (Germany)
Domesticity and the Pedagogy of Shame in Didactic Domestic Novels
Martha Schoolman, Florida International University (FL)
Land, Labor, and Domesticity, and Great Lakes Abolitionism
Heike Paul, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany)
Regimes of Domesticity at Home and Abroad: Gender Politics and Reeducation after World War II in the US and Germany
Katharina Gerund, Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany)
Home, Family, and Domesticity in Army Wives

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

097. Business Meeting: Digital Humanities Caucus

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall D

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

098. Representing Transnational Latinx Cultures

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall E

CHAIR:
Christopher Perreira, University of Kansas (KS)
PAPERS:
Rebecca Mercedes Gordon, Northern Arizona University (AZ)
The Chicana/Latina Living Room, As Seen on TV
Nathan Martinez Pogar, University of Southern California (CA)
Three Nations, One Home: Decolonial Triangulation in Josefina López's Hungry Woman
Silvia Soto, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
Cambiar Permaneciendo y Permanecer Cambiando: Mayan Women in Post-1994 Chiapas

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

099. American Quarterly I: Workshop on American Quarterly Review and Editorial Process

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall F

CHAIR:
Mari Yoshihara, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)
PANELISTS:
Yujin Yaguchi, University of Tokyo (Japan)
Amie Elizabeth Parry, National Central University (Taiwan)
Gabriel N. Rosenberg, Duke University (NC)
Jeanette Hall, University of Hawaii, Manoa (HI)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

100. Embodied Relations to Land, Memory, and Migration

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall G

CHAIR:
Vivian L. Huang, Williams College (MA)
PAPERS:
Kaitlin Murphy, University of Arizona (AZ)
The "Corridor of Death" and the Politics of Visibility on the US-Mexico Border
Kerry Whigham, New York University (NY)
Re-Tracing the Trail: The Ambivalent Embodiment of Genocidal Memory on the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail
Maya Smith, University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
French, Creole, and the Negotiation of Martinican Identity
Dasha Chapman, Duke University (NC)
Practicing Place, Queering Home, in Jean Appolon's Afro-Haitian Dance Classes

4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

101. Business Meeting: Nominating Committee

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Marble

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

102. Digital Humanities Mentoring

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall D

The Digital Humanities Caucus will again offer Digital Humanities Mentoring for the ASA community. Scholars who are new to Digital Humanities will be paired with more experienced scholars for help on starting or executing Digital Humanities projects, teaching in Digital Humanities, applying for grants, and other topics.

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

103. Reception: Material Culture Caucus/Visual Culture Caucus (Museum of Contemporary Art Denver)

The reception is co-sponsored by the Center for Material Culture Studies, University of Delaware American and New England Studies Program, Boston University and will be held at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, 1485 Delgany Street. There will also be a tour of the museum before the reception conducted by curator Nora Abrams.

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

104. The Prince Revue

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 1

CHAIR:
Nicole R. Fleetwood, Rutgers University, New Brunswick/Piscataway (NJ)
PANELISTS:
Scott Poulson-Bryant, Harvard University (MA)
Steven William Thrasher, New York University (NY)
Greg Tate, Independent Scholar
Andreana Clay, San Francisco State University (CA)
Josh Kun, University of Southern California (CA)
COMMENT:
Daphne Brooks, Yale University (CT)

6:00 pm – 7:45 pm

105. Doing American Studies in Red State America II

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Capitol 4

CHAIR:
Shirley E. Thompson, University of Texas, Austin (TX)
PANELISTS:
Randal Jelks, University of Kansas (KS)
Carol Mason, University of Kentucky (KY)
Erich Nunn, Auburn University (AL)
Michael Innis-Jiménez, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa (AL)

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

106. Hachivi Edgar Heap of Birds, Home, Indigeneity, and Visual Language

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial A

CHAIR:
Robert Warrior, University of Kansas (KS)
PANELISTS:
Norman Akers, University of Kansas (KS)
Bill Anthes, Pitzer College (CA)
Melanie Yazzie, University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
COMMENT:
Edgar Heap of Birds, University of Oklahoma (OK)

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

107. Reception: Lifetime ASA Members

Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Foyer

We have a special hour planned with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres as a way of thanking our lifetime members.

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

108. Welcome Reception/Celebration of Authors/Exhibit Open

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

Join with fellow ASA members in a welcome reception and celebration of authors at the Colorado Convention Center. The Book Exhibit will be open. All members and guests are encouraged to attend.

 

7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

109. Opening: Home/Not Home: An Art Exhibit

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

The exhibit titled "Home/Not Home" following the theme of the meeting will be in an area adjacent to the book exhibit. The featured artists are Norman Akers , Edgar Heap of Birds, and Melanie Yazzie.

7:30pm

Reception: Digital Humanities Caucus

Paramount Café, 519 16th St., Denver

Co-Sponsors: Center for Digital Research in the Humanities at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, FemTechNet, HASTAC, and Yale University’s Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program

8:00pm - 10:00pm

Film: The Prison in Twelve Landscapes— by Brett Story

Colorado Convention Ctr, Level 3 - Mineral Hall B

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