FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2018

8:00 am – 9:45 am

130. Committee on Departments, Programs, and Centers: Breakfast Forum: Subverting the Hustle: Emergence and Transformation within the University Complex

Westin Peachtree Augusta 1 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Nicole King, University of Maryland–Baltimore County

PANELISTS:
Abigail Boggs, Wesleyan University

Edwin Martini, Western Michigan University

Theresa Runstedtler, American University

P. A. Williams-Forson, University of Maryland–College Park

Joshua C. Woodfork, Skidmore College

8:00 am – 9:45 am

131. The Demonic Grounds of Decolonial Performance

Westin Peachtree Augusta 2 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Danielle Heard Mollel, University of California–Davis

PAPERS:
Natalie M. Léger, CUNY Queens College

Haiti and the Time Beyond the Colony
Kavita Ashana Singh, University of Houston

Caribbeanizing Arendt: Walcott's Independence Pageant
Armando García, University of California–Riverside

Opaque Indians: Xandra Ibarra and Emilio Rojas
Eziaku Nwokocha, University of Pennsylvania

Make Me Look African: Headwraps and Race in Haitian Vodou
COMMENT:
Danielle Heard Mollel, University of California–Davis

8:00 am – 9:45 am

132. The U.S. War on North Korea

Westin Peachtree Augusta 3 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Christine Hong, University of California–Santa Cruz

PANELISTS:
Christine Hong, University of California–Santa Cruz

Monica Kim, New York University

Crystal Baik, University of California–Riverside

Hyun Lee, Nodutdol for Korean Community Development

Deann Borshay Liem, Independent Scholar

8:00 am – 9:45 am

133. Critical Ethnic Studies Committee: White Settler States, Emerging Accountability, and Decolonial Provocations

Westin Peachtree Augusta A (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Douglas S. Ishii, Emerson College

PANELISTS:
Hiilei J. Hobart, Columbia University

Raul Melgoza, University of Colorado–Boulder

Douglas S. Ishii, Emerson College

Kathryn Walkiewicz, University of California–San Diego

Shaista Patel, University of Toronto

Maria A. Windell, University of Colorado–Boulder

8:00 am – 9:45 am

134. Conspiracy, Confederacy and Revolt: Scenes from Antebellum America

Westin Peachtree Augusta B (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Benjamin Fagan, Auburn University

PAPERS:
Ajay K. Batra, University of Pennsylvania

Conspiracy's Imprints: Denmark Vesey and the Nonevent of Insurrection
Regis Fox, Grand Valley State University

Crazy for Abolition: A Theory of Emergent Black Womanhood
Kelly L. Bezio, Texas A & M University–Corpus Christi

Why Don't Black Lives Matter?: Pastoral Racism in British Colonial Discourse
Juliane Braun, Auburn University

Contested Souths: Louisiana and the Creation of a Hemispheric Confederacy

8:00 am – 9:45 am

135. Body Burdens: Trauma, Toxicity, and the (Re)Production of Harm

Westin Peachtree Augusta C (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Benjamin Rubin, CUNY Graduate School and University Center

PAPERS:
Wesley L. Attewell, University of Toronto

Toxic Infrastructures: Logistics Labour as Slow Death
Rachelle S. Berry, University of Georgia

Foreclosing on Black Futures: Examining the Latent Consequences of Demolitions and Foreclosures in Detroit
Kessie Alexandre, Princeton University

Infrastructure Burdens: Floods, Body, and Progress
Emily Mitchell-Eaton, Bennington College

Half-Lives and After-Lives of Empire: Post-Nuclear Trauma and Toxic Grief

8:00 am – 9:45 am

136. Sports Studies Caucus: Feminist Fan Emergence and Alternative Worlds of Sporting Identity

Westin Peachtree Augusta D (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Mary McDonald, Georgia Institute of Technology

PAPERS:
Erin C. Tarver, Emory University

Women Fans and the Social Potential of Epistemic Privilege: On Knowing-How beyond Knowing-That
Katherine Mooney, Florida State University

The Day I Became a Female Chauvinist: Love, Thoroughbred Racing, and Political Consciousness
Nicholas E. Miller, Valdosta State University

I Slid into Her DMs: Fan Fictions, Queer Ships, and Emergent Narratives of Social Justice in Women's Sports
Noah Cohan, Washington University in St. Louis

Always a Man at the Ready to Tell You That You Got It Wrong: Stacey May Fowles's Feminist Re-Writings of Baseball Fan Culture
COMMENT:
Mary McDonald, Georgia Institute of Technology

8:00 am – 9:45 am

137. The Tacky South

Westin Peachtree Augusta E (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Katharine A. Brurnett, Fisk University
PAPERS:
Jolene Hubbs, The University of Alabama

Social Class and the Civil War
Garth J. Sabo, Michigan State University

We Were the Bad Poor: Trash and the Limits of Tackiness
Jill E. Anderson, Tennessee State University
Eat Dirt and Die Trash: Tacky White Southerners in The Golden Girls
and Murder She Wrote

COMMENT:
Katharine A. Burnett, Fisk University

8:00 am – 9:45 am

138. U.S. Political Prisoners and the Emergence of Revolutionary Strategies

Westin Peachtree Augusta F (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Laura Browder, University of Richmond

PANELISTS:
Sara Benson, San Jose State University

Margaret M. Power, Illinois Institute of Technology

Robyn Spencer, CUNY Brooklyn College

Laura Browder, University of Richmond

8:00 am – 9:45 am

139. Black Futures, Femmes, and Freedom Dreams: Visioning Black Life as Liberatory Praxis

Westin Peachtree Augusta G (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Treva B. Lindsey, The Ohio State University

PAPERS:
Brittney Cooper, Rutgers University–New Brunswick

The Future of Black Studies (In Theory)
Kaila A. Story, University of Louisville

Fear of a Black Femme: The Conundrum of Being a Black Queer Feminist Femme While Teaching Black, Queer and Feminist Studies
Susana M. Morris, Georgia Institute of Technology

The (Im)Possibility Utopia
Joan Morgan, New York University

Controlled Images and Cultural Reassembly: Material Black Girls Living in an Avatar World

8:00 am – 9:45 am

140. The Emergence of Trump and the Emergency of Trumpism

Westin Peachtree Chastain 1 (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Liam Kennedy, University College Dublin

PAPERS:
Donald Pease, Dartmouth College

The Emergence of Donald Trump's Alternative America: A Critical Genealogy
Penny Von Eschen, Cornell University

Nostalgia, Triumphalism, and New Enemies: Post-1989 Roots of the Rise of Trump
Hamilton Carroll, University of Leeds

If You Want to Know Why 2016 Happened, Read This Book: Class, Race, and the Literature of Disinvestment
COMMENT:
Liam Kennedy, University College Dublin

8:00 am – 9:45 am

141. Internationalism and Palestine

Westin Peachtree Chastain 2 (Sixth)

CHAIR:
To Be Determined
PAPERS:
Salah D. Hassan, Michigan State University

My Name is Rachel Corrie and the Performance of International Solidarity in Palestine
Cynthia Franklin, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

States of Emergence: How Liberalism Becomes Radicalism in Zionist America
Andrew Ross, New York University

Building the Houses of Zion: Political Sweat Equity for Palestinians

8:00 am – 9:45 am

142: The Role of Education and Cultural Exchange in Mitigating Crises: Case Studies of Exchanges between the U.S. and China


Westin Peachtree Piedmont 5 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Meirong Fu, Beijing Foreign Studies University

PRESENTERS:
Meirong Fu, Beijing Foreign Studies University

Learning and Understanding: Personal and Professional Effects of the Chinese Scholars' Fulbright Experience in the United States
Jinzhao Li, Beijing Foreign Studies University

Transnational Feminist Crises and Opportunities: From China's Vagina Monologues to the Chinese #MeToo Movement
Hongjin Zou, Beijing Foreign Studies University, 

The Changing Role of Sino-U.S. Educational Ties: from a Crisis-management Tool to an Institutionalized Bridge

8:00 am – 9:45 am

143. Student Activism in the Age of Trump, #MeToo, and #BlackLivesMatter: Atlanta Student Activists in Conversation

Westin Peachtree Chastain C (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Mary Phillips, CUNY Lehman College

PANELISTS:
Clarissa Brooks, Spelman College

Mary-Pat Hector, Spelman College

8:00 am – 9:45 am

144. Outside the Archive: Feminist and Queer Afro-Asian Formations

Westin Peachtree Chastain D (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Vanita Reddy, Texas A & M University–College Station

PANELISTS:
Apryl Berney, San Jose State University

Tamara Bhalla, University of Maryland–Baltimore County

Mingwei Huang, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities

Anantha Sudhakar, San Francisco State University

8:00 am – 9:45 am

145. Emergent Tourist Landscapes: Visual and Print Culture at the Origins of American Tourism

Westin Peachtree Chastain E (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Brigitte G. Bailey, University of New Hampshire

PAPERS:
Will B. Mackintosh, University of Mary Washington

Manitous in the Springs: Imagined Indians and Elite Tourism in the Long 19th Century
Emma Newcombe, Skidmore College

Invisible Danger: Rethinking Race and Nation in Mammoth Cave, Kentucky
Theresa McCulla, National Museum of American History

Tourists on the Levee: Landscapes of Labor, Leisure, and Resistance in Postbellum New Orleans
Emily Gephart, Tufts University

William Trost Richards: Pictorial Immersion on the Shore
COMMENT:
Brigitte G. Bailey, University of New Hampshire

8:00 am – 9:45 am

146. In the Flesh: Black and Brown Performance in the Age of Emergence

Westin Peachtree Chastain F (Sixth)

CHAIR:
CR Snorton, Cornell University

PANELISTS:
Joshua Chambers-Letson, Northwestern University

Soyica Colbert, Georgetown University

Amber J. Musser, George Washington University

Tavia Nyong'o, Yale University

Shane Vogel, Indiana University–Bloomington

8:00 am – 9:45 am

147. Between Nothingness and Infinity: Black Joy, Nihilism, and Other Theologies

Westin Peachtree Chastain G (Sixth)

CHAIR:
La Marr Jurelle Bruce, University of Maryland–College Park
PANELISTS:
La Marr Jurelle Bruce, University of Maryland–College Park

Ahmad Greene-Hayes, Princeton University

Alexis Gumbs, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities

Darnell Moore, Independent Scholar

Christina Sharpe, York University,

Calvin Warren, Emory University

8:00 am – 9:45 am

148. Trans* and Queer Embodiments of Sanación: Latinx Territories of the Body and the Spiritual

Westin Peachtree Chastain H (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Eden Consenstein, Princeton University

PAPERS:
Daniel B. Coleman Chavez, University of North Carolina At Greensboro

Trans* Embodiments as Trans-Feminist Performance Praxes of Sanación
Pedro DiPietro, Syracuse University

Hallucinating Knowing and other Emerging Remedios in Xicana and Latina Feminisms.
COMMENT:
Eden Consenstein, Princeton University

8:00 am – 9:45 am

149. Animal States: Materiality, Animality, and Desire

Westin Peachtree Chastain I (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Greta L. LaFleur, Yale University

PAPERS:
Whitney Barlow Robles, Harvard University

The Lost Serpent: Enchanting Rattlesnakes in the Revolutionary Atlantic
Carla Cevasco, Rutgers University–New Brunswick

Mortification and Meat: Natives, Settlers, Animals, and the Undisciplined Body in Colonial North America
Mark B. Kelley, Florida International University

Carving Feelings: Interspecies States in 19th Century Whale Tooth Scrimshaw
Rebecca Scofield, University of Idaho

Flesh and Leather: Consuming and Preserving Enactments of Charity at the Houston Livestock Show

8:00 am – 9:45 am

150. Breakfast Forum: Students' Committee Mock Job Interview

Westin Peachtree Overlook (Sixth)

PANELISTS:
GerShun Avilez, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Nicholas D. Krebs, Washington State University

Ralph E. Rodriguez, Brown University

8:00 am – 9:45 am

151. The Urgency of Aesthetics: Portrayals of Black Women in a Time of Emergency

Westin Peachtree Peachtree 1 (Eighth)

CHAIR:
Marlo Denice David, Purdue University

PAPERS:
I Augustus Durham, University of Maryland–College Park

She Did Crawl Backwards 'Til She Walked: On Punctuating Nola Darling, Musical Notation, and Enjoying the It You Cannot Have
Janee Moses, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

And That's the Way It Was Planned: Toward a History of Post-War Black Girlhood
Robert J. Patterson, Georgetown University

Nippy's Blues: Whitney Houston, Neoliberalism, and Post-Racial Destructive Desires
Petal Samuel, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

A Universe of Silence: Black Dispossession, the Right to Quiet, and M. Nourbese Philip's Terrains of Silence

Meina Yates-Richard, Emory University

The Acoustic Aesthetics of Black Womanhood in / as Emergence / y: Black Maternal Soundings in Douglass, Ellison, Cliff, and Diaz
COMMENT:
Marlo Denice David, Purdue University

8:00 am – 9:45 am

152. Subterranean and Tectonic: Strategic Clarifications for the Study of Canadian Carceral Expansion

Westin Peachtree Peachtree 2 (Eighth)

CHAIR:
Owen Toews, University of Alberta

PAPERS:
Patrick DeDauw, Cuny Graduate School and University Center

Why Prisons, Why Now?: Renovating Settler Colonial Explanations for Canadian Carceral Change
Sophie O'Manique, CUNY Graduate School and University Center

Fairer and More Effective for Whom?: Reorganizing Canadian Youth Detention out of Sight
Bronwyn Dobchuk-Land, University of Winnipeg

Understanding the Place of the Remand Crisis in Settler Colonial Carceral Expansion
COMMENT:
Owen Toews, University of Alberta

8:00 am – 9:45 am

153. Philippine-American Intersections and the Emergence of Trans-Pacific Studies

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 1 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Patrick Lawrence, University of South Carolina–Lancaster

PAPERS:
Spencer Tricker, Clemson University
Y Nunca Olvida La Ofensa: Jose Rizal's El Filibusterismo
as an Inter-Imperial Archive of Revenge
Alyssa A. Hunziker, University of Florida
The Emergence of Philippine-American Indian Solidarity in Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony
and Peter Bacho's Entrys

Tyler Monson, Marquette University

Grotesque Nationalism and the Emergence of Elite Global Gays in the Novels of R. Zamora Linmark

8:00 am – 9:45 am

154. Emerging U.S. Colombianidades

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 2 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Ariana Ochoa Camacho, University of Washington–Tacoma Campus

PANELISTS:
Yamil Avivi, Independent Scholar

Catalina Esguerra, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Héctor Fernández L'Hoeste, Georgia State University

Jennifer Harford Vargas, Bryn Mawr College

Johana Londono, SUNY at Albany

Cathryn Merla-Watson, The University of Texas–Rio Grande Valley

Ariana Ochoa Camacho, University of Washington–Tacoma Campus

8:00 am – 9:45 am

155. Black Feminist Poetics, Narratives, and Humor

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 3 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Victoria E. Thomas, University of Washington–Seattle Campus

PAPERS:
Jalylah Burrell, Rice University

Deliberate Design: Barbara Brandon, Black Feminism, and the American Comedic Tradition
Maurice A. Evers, University of Florida

Lyric (Anti-)Blackness: Claudia Rankine's Poetics of Mourning

Casidy Campbell, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Spectacular Black Space: Reconfiguring the Violence of the Digital on Black Girl (Counter)Narratives
Rebecca L. Fussell, Michigan State University
Claudia Rankine's Citizen: An American Lyric
and Quotidian Discourses of Survival and Resistance

8:00 am – 9:45 am

156. Business Meeting: Gender and Sexuality Studies Committee

Westin Peachtree Savannah D (Ninth)

8:00 am – 9:30 am

157. Mentoring Breakfast: Children and Youth Studies Caucus

Westin Peachtree The Café

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Business Meeting: American Quarterly Editorial Boards

Westin Peachtree Chastain A (Sixth)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

158. Committee on Departments, Programs, and Centers: Pedagogies, Emergent Capacities and Sustaining the Magic of American Studies

Westin Peachtree Augusta 1 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Frieda Knobloch, University of Wyoming

COMMENTS: Deborah E. Whaley, University of Iowa

Carmen Birkle, Philipps-Universität Marburg

Philip Deloria, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Alexander Olson, Western Kentucky University

Taylar D. Stagner, University of Wyoming

10:00 am – 11:45 am

159. War and Peace Studies Caucus: Local Emergencies, Emergent Empires, and Prehistories of the War on Terror

Westin Peachtree Augusta 2 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Irene Garza, Yale University

PAPERS:
Sarah Papazoglakis, University of California–Santa Cruz

Emerging Radicalism in Marie Vieux-Chauvet's Love

Elizabeth K. Wolfson, Brown University

American Archaeology and Imperial Interludes in the Post-Ottoman Middle East
Karen Miller, CUNY LaGuardia Community College

Terrains of Dissent: Struggles over Muslim Land Dispossession in the 1930s Philippines
Stefan Aune, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Always Insurgent Indians and the Cultural Politics of the War on Terror
COMMENT:
Irene Garza, Yale University

10:00 am – 11:45 am

160. Transnational Imaginaries of North Korea: Histories, Politics, and Cultures

Westin Peachtree Augusta 3 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Helen Jun, University of Illinois at Chicago

PAPERS:
Quinn Lester, Johns Hopkins University

Juche and the Ghetto: The Black Panther Party Goes to North Korea
Lisa Ho, University of California–San Diego

Forgotten in the Global War on Terror: Reading North Korea's Ideological Utility in the Muslim Travel Ban
Terry K. Park, University of Maryland–College Park

Deserving of Freedom: Liberty in North Korea's Media Representations of the North Korean Refugee
COMMENT:
Helen Jun, University of Illinois at Chicago

10:00 am – 11:45 am

161. Contradictory Counter-Discourses: Continuing Complicities and Emerging Solidarities

Westin Peachtree Augusta A (Seventh)

CHAIRS: Rene Dietrich, University of Mainz

Carsten Junker, TU Dresden

PAPERS:
Karen N. Salt, University of Nottingham

From Africville to Reparative Activism: Converting Emergencies into Sustenance in the Age of Twilight
Darieck Scott, University of California–Berkeley

I'd Rather Have Monsters Instead of Murderers: Fantasy and Possibilities of Black Feminist Counter-Discourses
Karlie Rodriguez, Emory University

Transtime and the Colonial Subject in Raquel Salas Rivera's Puerto Rico
COMMENT:
Christopher Breu, Illinois State University

10:00 am – 11:45 am

162. The Climate of Emergency

Westin Peachtree Augusta B (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Stephanie Foote, West Virginia University

PAPERS:
Cristobal Silva, Columbia University

Epidemiology, National Security, and the New Climate Frontier
Jake Frederick, Lawrence University

Controlling Conflagration: Historical Lessons for Cities in Flames
Hester Blum, Pennsylvania State University

Our Ice Ages
John Levi Barnard, The College of Wooster

The Oxen of the Sun: Meat, Methane, and the Atmosphere of History
COMMENT:
Stephanie Foote, West Virginia University

10:00 am – 11:45 am

163. Race and Disability Justice

Westin Peachtree Augusta C (Seventh)

CHAIR:
H. Rakes, Oregon State University

PAPERS:
Stephen Knadler, Spelman College

Un-Nerving Blackness: The Ecology of Black Disability and Coming of Age in the Dark Ghetto
Jessica S. Stokes, University of California–Davis

Slow Reading: Embodied Disabled Practice as Slow Scholarship
Rebecca Sanchez, Fordham University

Linguistic Precarity and Crip of Color Critique
Kai Hang Cheang, University of California–Riverside
Collateral Pain in Yoonmee Chang's Three Poems
and Hanya Yanagihara's A Little Life

10:00 am – 11:45 am

164. Sports Studies Caucus: Rebel Workers and Emergent Forms of Labor, Time, and Value in the World of Sport

Westin Peachtree Augusta D (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Lucia Trimbur, The City University of New York

PANELISTS:
Ben Carrington, University of Southern California

Amira Rose Davis, Pennsylvania State University

Rodolfo "Rudy" Mondragón, University of California–Los Angeles

Theresa Runstedtler, American University

Lucia Trimbur, The City University of New York

10:00 am – 11:45 am

165. The Woke South

Westin Peachtree Augusta E (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Michael Bibler, Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge

PANELISTS:
Sharon P. Holland, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Elizabeth Rodriguez Fielder, University of Pittsburgh

Jaime Harker, University of Mississippi

Michael Bibler, Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge

Camille Flint, Louisiana State University

10:00 am – 11:45 am

166. Emerging Keywords for Higher Education: Art, Engagement, Inclusion, Safe

Westin Peachtree Augusta F (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Bruce Burgett, University of Washington Bothell

PANELISTS:
Lisa Y. Lee, National Public Housing Museum

George J. Sanchez, University of Southern California

Rebecca Wanzo, Washington University In St. Louis

Christina B. Hanhardt, University of Maryland–College Park

COMMENT:
Glenn Hendler, Fordham University

10:00 am – 11:45 am

167. Black in the Archive

Westin Peachtree Augusta G (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Clark Barwick, Indiana University–Bloomington

PAPERS:
Adalaine Holton, Stockton University

Archival Skepticism and the (Im)possibilities of Recovering African Diaspora History
Conor Tomás Reed, CUNY Graduate School and University Center

Audre Lorde's Emergent Pedagogical Archives: From BlackStudies to Deotha to Black Lives Matter
Magdalena J. Zaborowska, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Black Queer Emergencies: James Baldwin's House and Digital Humanities Literacy

10:00 am – 11:45 am

168. Critical Ethnic Studies Committee: Academic Labor, Austerity, and Authoritarianism

Westin Peachtree Chastain 1 (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Ronak Kapadia, University of Illinois at Chicago

PANELISTS:
Jordan T. Camp, Barnard College

Christina Heatherton, Barnard College

Ronak Kapadia, University of Illinois at Chicago

Liat Ben-Moshe, University of Toledo

Rachel Ida Buff, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Umayyah Cable, Northwestern University

David M. Hernandez, Mount Holyoke College

Michelle Jones, New York University

Tiffany King, Georgia State University

Nicholas D. Krebs, Washington State University

Marisol LeBrón, Dickinson College

Jennifer Marley, The University of New Mexico

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Princeton University

Yvonne Wichman, Kennesaw State University

Samantha Parsons, UnKoch My Campus

10:00 am – 11:45 am

169. The Emerging Field of Working-Class Studies

Westin Peachtree Chastain 2 (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Christie Launius, Kansas State University

PANELISTS:
Terry Easton, University of North Georgia

Michele Fazio, University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Vanessa Fonseca-Chavez, Arizona State University–Polytechnic

Scott Henkel, University of Wyoming

Christie Launius, Kansas State University

10:00 am – 11:45 am

170. Representing America Abroad: Funding Opportunities for American Studies Scholars via the Fulbright Scholar Program

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 5 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Michelle Bolourchi, Institute of International Education

10:00 am – 11:45 am

171. White Nationalist Roots of Trumpism

Westin Peachtree Chastain C (Sixth)

CHAIR:
A. J. Bauer, New York University

PAPERS:
Aidan Smith, Tulane University

A Passionate Advocate: Ivanka, White Supremacy, and Women's Equality in the Trump Administration
Andrew Harnish, University of North Dakota

Donald Trump's Lost Pasts, Mistaken Presents, and Privileged Construction of Infallibility
Sally A. Robinson, Texas A & M University–College Station

Deja Vu All Over Again: The Perpetual Crisis of White Masculinity

10:00 am – 11:45 am

172. Aesthetic Form and Racial Formation: Reforming a History of Race's Emergence

Westin Peachtree Chastain D (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Marquita Smith, William Paterson University of New Jersey

PAPERS:
Ricardo Montez, The New School
Suspended Subjects: A Figurative History of Lynching in Vincent Valdez's The City and The Strangest Fruit
Series
Marci Kwon, Stanford University

Still Stranded Here on Earth: Martin Wong, Angels of Light, and Cantonese Opera
Ivan A. Ramos, University of Maryland–College Park

On Trying Not to Mean Anything: Paul Pescador and the (Barely) Meeting Points between Brown and Queer Form
Hentyle Yapp, New York University

Fireworks, Shine, and Post-Socialist Form: Genealogies of Liberalism and Racial Theory

10:00 am – 11:45 am

173. Program Committee: Christina Sharpe's In the Wake: On Blackness and Being


Westin Peachtree Chastain E (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Stephanie Smallwood, University of Washington–Seattle Campus

PANELISTS:
Stephanie Smallwood, University of Washington–Seattle Campus

Rinaldo Walcott, University of Toronto

Christina Sharpe, York University,

Joshua Bennett, Harvard University

Amber Rose Johnson, University of Pennsylvania

10:00 am – 11:45 am

174. Presidential Session: Visualizing Revolution: Building the Eldridge and Kathleen Cleaver Family Archive

Westin Peachtree Chastain F (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Leigh Raiford, University of California–Berkeley

PANELISTS:
Delphine Sims, University of California–Berkeley

Kathleen Cleaver, Emory University

John Stephens, Independent Scholar

Sierra King, Independent Scholar

Lia T. Bascomb, Georgia State University

10:00 am – 11:45 am

175. Resistance Cinema: Alternative Histories at Hollywood's Margins and Beyond

Westin Peachtree Chastain G (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Sabine Haenni, Cornell University

PAPERS:
Denise Khor, University of Massachusetts–Boston

Owned, Controlled, and Operated by Japanese: Racial Uplift and Japanese American Filmmaking before Hollywood
Laura Isabel Serna, University of Southern California

Peons Etcetera: Mexican Extras in the Landscape of Early Hollywood
Dolores M. Tierney, University of Sussex

Finding (Emilio) Fernández in Late Silent / Early Sound Era Hollywood
COMMENT:
Sabine Haenni, Cornell University

10:00 am – 11:45 am

176. Synthesizing an Unruly Field: The Routledge History of Queer America


Westin Peachtree Chastain H (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Don Romesburg, Sonoma State University

PANELISTS:
Clare Sears, San Francisco State University

Nayan Shah, University of Southern California

Don Romesburg, Sonoma State University

10:00 am – 11:45 am

177. Monumental Memory

Westin Peachtree Chastain I (Sixth)

CHAIR:
James I. Deutsch, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

PAPERS:
Alison Fields, University of Oklahoma–Norman Campus

Remembering Nuclear Legacies in Shinpei Takeda's Antimonument

Andrea Quintero, Yale University

Emerging Forms of Citizenship and the National Readymade in Contemporary Queens, New York
Kimberly Williams, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Sonic Trauma: The Sounds of Hope and Mourning in Charlottesville
Tess Korobkin, University of Maryland–College Park

Monumental Absences: The Public Sculptures of Augusta Savage, 1931–1943

10:00 am – 11:45 am

178. Students Committee: Emerging Scholars and Publishing Your First Book

Westin Peachtree Chastain J (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Rosie Uyola, Trevor Day School

PANELISTS:
Kai M. Green, Williams College

Kellie Carter Jackson, Wellesley College

Sarah Chinn, CUNY Hunter College

Brandi T. Summers, Virginia Commonwealth University

Mecca Sullivan, Bryn Mawr College

LaKisha M. Simmons, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Kinitra D. Brooks, Michigan State University

Elon Dancy, University of Oklahoma

Jeanne Theoharis, CUNY Brooklyn College

10:00 am – 11:45 am

179. Unfit: So-Called Deviant Black Performance in the United States, South Africa, and the Caribbean

Westin Peachtree Peachtree 1 (Eighth)

CHAIR:
Eng-Beng Lim, Dartmouth College

PAPERS:
Sonya Donaldson, New Jersey City University

NO!: On Rage, Refusal, and the Black Maternal
Chinua Thelwell, College of William and Mary

Burnt Cork Nations: Blackface Minstrelsy in South Africa
Rosamond S. King, CUNY Brooklyn College

Whither Trans-gression?: The Disappearing Transvestite in Cape Town and Caribbean Carnivals

10:00 am – 11:45 am

180. Indigenous, Race-Radical, and Transfeminist Responses to Mass Criminalization and the Transcarceral Continuum

Westin Peachtree Peachtree 2 (Eighth)

CHAIR:
Lena C. Palacios, University of Minnesota

PANELISTS:
Erica Meiners, Northeastern Illinois University

Colleen Hele, Independent scholar

Ren-yo Hwang, Mount Holyoke College

10:00 am – 11:45 am

181. The Emergence of African States and the Black Transnational Imagination

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 1 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Sophia Azeb, University of Chicago

PAPERS:
Annette Joseph-Gabriel, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

From the U.S. South to the Congo: Retracing Anticolonial Networks in Eslanda Robeson's African Journeys

Cedric Tolliver, University of Houston

Mercer Cook: A Man of Letters, Language, and the U.S. Cold War State
Ira Dworkin, Texas A & M University–College Station

Howard News Syndicate, African Decolonization, and the Emergence of the Postcolonial State
COMMENT:
Sophia Azeb, University of Chicago

10:00 am – 11:45 am

182. On the Possibilities and Limits of Latinx: Towards an Indigenous Critique

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 2 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson, Loyola Marymount University

PAPERS:
Emilio Del Valle-Escalante, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

From Latin American and LatinX Studies to Abiayala. Toward Indigenous Intellectual Sovereignty
Cynthia Vazquez, University of California–San Diego

Trans-Border Indigenous Education in the Era of Border Militarization in the Southwest
Arturo J. Aldama, University of Colorado–Boulder

Decolonizing and Emergent Non-Binary Latinx Identities in Chicanx TV and Film

10:00 am – 11:45 am

183. Black Moods: Reading African American Arts and Culture Now

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 3 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Aida Levy-Hussen, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

PAPERS:
Suzanne C. Enzerink, Brown University

Dis / Interruptions: Reading Blackness in Unfinished Film
Margo Natalie Crawford, University of Pennsylvania

Can Black Boredom Meet Black Radicalism?
Samantha Pinto, Georgetown University

Under the Skin: Making and Taking Heart in Contemporary Black Culture

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

184. Business Meeting: Academic and Community Activism Caucus

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 4 (Twelfth)

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

185. AMSJ Editorial Board Meeting

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 6 (Twelfth)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

186. Business Meeting: Ethnography Caucus

Westin Peachtree Savannah D (Ninth)

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

187. War and Peace Studies Caucus: Global Emergencies, U.S. Interventions, and Prehistories of the War on Terror

Westin Peachtree Augusta 2 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Hannah Gurman, New York University

PAPERS:
Brian D'Haeseleer, Lyon College

The Salvadoran Option in Iraq
Yumi Lee, Villanova University

Hardly War: Korea, Vietnam, and Endless American War
Gloria (Lori) Maguire, University of Paris 8

Throwing Money at a Crisis: American Assistance in Vietnam and the Emergence of Foreign Aid
Matthew R. Pembleton, American University

From the War on Drugs to the War on Terror
COMMENT:
Hannah Gurman, New York University

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

188. Welcome to the Party: Ongoing Urgency in American Indian Studies

Westin Peachtree Augusta 3 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Jean Dennison, University of Washington–Seattle Campus

PAPERS:
Meredith McCoy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Working from the Inside-Out: Alternative Indigenous Genealogies of Resistance to Settler Colonial Temporary Emergencies
Matt Villeneuve, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

The Whole Indian Problem Is Essentially an Educational One: The Problem of Indian Administration and the Mt. Pleasant Indian Industrial Boarding School, 1893–1934
Jami Powell, Dartmouth College

American Indian Urgency and Institutional Inconvenience: Reimagining Mainstream Museum Representations through Contemporary Art

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

189. Speaking through the Cracks When Our Community's Under Attack: Southwest Asian and North African Feminist Ways of Knowing in Crisis, Siege, and Struggle

Westin Peachtree Augusta A (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Jigna Desai, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities

PANELISTS:
Yahya M. A. Alami Hafez, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Sophia Armen, University of California–San Diego

Banah Ghadbian, University of California–San Diego

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

190. Emerging Narratives of Enslaved, Incarcerated, and Indentured Youth

Westin Peachtree Augusta B (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Karen Sanchez-Eppler, Amherst College

PAPERS:
Karen Woods Weierman, Worcester State University

Looking for the Slave-Child, Med
Jean Pfaelzer, University of Delaware

T'tc~tsa: A Native American Child's Slave Narrative
Crystal Lynn Webster, The University of Texas at San Antonio

Institutionalized Childhood: Narratives of African American Children in 19th Century Reformatories

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

191. Critical Disability Studies Caucus: Cripping the Study of Science, Technology, and Medicine (co-sponsored by the Science, Technology and Medicine Caucus)

Westin Peachtree Augusta C (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Tanja Aho, American University

PANELISTS:
Bill Kirkpatrick, Denison University

Laura Mauldin, University of Connecticut

David H. Serlin, University of California–San Diego

Jonathan Sterne, McGill University

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

192. Science, Technology, and Medicine Caucus: The Therapeutic Self, Gender, Race, and Well-Being

Westin Peachtree Augusta D (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Patrick R. Grzanka, The University of Tennessee–Knoxville

PAPERS:
Lynne Beckenstein, CUNY Graduate School and University Center

Go Find a Mirror and Meet Someone Called You: Feminist Comedy, Self-Care, and the Therapeutic Subject
Sarah A. Brown, Brown University

Encountering Mason Ellis: Therapeutic Selfhood in Clarence Major's My Amputations

Alexander Olson, Western Kentucky University

I Just Need to Know: Catfishing, Creativity, and the Costs of Therapeutic Authenticity
Michael Staub, CUNY Bernard M. Baruch College

Self-Work: A Racial History of Emotional Intelligence
COMMENT:
Patrick R. Grzanka, The University of Tennessee–Knoxville

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

193. International Committee Talkshop II: Transnational Teaching from Emergency to Emerging Projects

Westin Peachtree Augusta E (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Jeannette Eileen Jones, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

PANELISTS:
Ben Chappell, University of Kansas

Isabel Duran, Universidad Complutense Madrid

Katharina Gerund, FAU Erlangen–Nuremberg

Frank Mehring, Radboud University

Jennifer Reimer, University of Graz

Imani Wadud, University of Kansas

COMMENT:
Jeannette Eileen Jones, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

194. Questioning Platform Capitalism

Westin Peachtree Augusta F (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Carolyn Elerding, Wichita State University

PANELISTS:
Ian Bogost, Georgia Institute of Technology

Geoffrey Clegg, Midwestern State University

Carolyn Elerding, Wichita State University

Heather Steffen, University of California–Santa Barbara

Jeffrey J. Williams, Carnegie Mellon University

Avery J. Wiscomb, Carnegie Mellon University

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

195. Black | Queer | Diaspora | Sex: Emergent Approaches to Black Queer Sex

Westin Peachtree Augusta G (Seventh)

CHAIR:
E. Patrick Johnson, Northwestern University

PAPERS:
S. Tay Glover, Northwestern University

Hip Hop South Sonic Sexual Playgrounds: Queer Femme Crevices of Power, Gender-Fucking, and Lesbian Play
M. Nicole Horsley, Ithaca College

Ain't No Truffle Butter on My Strap: Black Femmes Bottoming
Shoniqua Roach, University of Oregon

Black Sexual Sanctuaries
Jordache A. Ellapen, University of Toronto

Towards an Aesthetic of Pleasure: Black Queer Sex and the Politics of Disruption
COMMENT:
E. Patrick Johnson, Northwestern University

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

196. Whiteness of a Different Color: 20 Years Later

Westin Peachtree Chastain 1 (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Nikhil Singh, New York University

PANELISTS:
Allyson Hobbs, Stanford University

Denise Cruz, Columbia University

Gary Y. Okihiro, Yale University

Adrienne Keene, Brown University

Josh Kun, University of Southern California

COMMENT:
Matthew Jacobson, Yale University

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

197. Humanitarianism, Emergency, and the Politics of Religion

Westin Peachtree Chastain 2 (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Elisabeth (Libby) R Anker, George Washington University

PAPERS:
Heather Curtis, Tufts University

Cosmopolitan Compassion: Humanitarian Emergencies, Evangelical Philanthropy, and the Politics of Christian Charity
Melani McAlister, George Washington University

Not Just Churches: American Jews, Joint Church Aid, and the Nigeria-Biafra War
Zareena Grewal, Yale University

More Money, More Problems: Muslim Refugees, Christian, and Jewish NGOs and the Ottoman Past in Greece

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

198. Legacies of 1968: Emergent Transnationalisms and Recurrent Crises

Westin Peachtree Chastain C (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Karin Aguilar-San Juan, Macalester College

PAPERS:
Morgan Adamson, Macalester College

Rethinking the Internal Colony: Imperial Finance and the Anti-Colonial Imaginaries
Jane Rhodes, University of Illinois at Chicago

The Cultural Politics of Transnational Black Power
Isaac Kamola, Trinity College

The Long '68: African Universities, Decolonization, and the Emergence of a World University System
Sarah Hamblin, University of Massachusetts–Boston

Political Cinema Post '68 and the Problem of Active Spectatorship

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

199. Black Modernism's Roving Ear: Folklore and Popular Music in the Harlem Renaissance and Beyond

Westin Peachtree Chastain D (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Lauren Sklaroff, University of South Carolina–Columbia

PAPERS:
Daphne Lamothe, Smith College

Modernist Soundings of Classic Blues in Bessie Smith's St. Louis Blues

Emily Lutenski, Saint Louis University

Composing and Composition in Harlem Renaissance Los Angeles
Sonnet Retman, University of Washington–Seattle Campus

Voice on Record: The New Negro Movement's Recording Imaginary
Sophie Abramowitz, University of Virginia

The Little Songs That America Loves Are Just Called Songs: Langston Hughes' Musical Career
Imani D. Owens, University of Pittsburgh

From Cuban Evening to Cuba Libre: Poetics, Embodiment, and the Translation of Black Folk Culture
COMMENT:
Lauren Sklaroff, University of South Carolina–Columbia

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

200. Permutations and Ongoing Emergences within Transnational American Studies

Westin Peachtree Chastain E (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Valerie Soe, San Francisco State University

PANELISTS:
Rodolfo Aguilar, Kennesaw State University

Jasmine Mitchell, SUNY College at Old Westbury

Christina D. Owens, Florida State University

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

201. Program Committee: Sarah Haley's No Mercy Here: Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity

Westin Peachtree Chastain F (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Grace Hong, University of California–Los Angeles

PANELISTS:
Claudrena Harold, University of Virginia

Tera Hunter, Princeton University

CR Snorton, Cornell University

Romarilyn Ralston, California State University–Fullerton

COMMENT:
Sarah Haley, University of California–Los Angeles

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

202. 9-1-1 Emergency: Locating Emergent Racialized Coping Strategies in Popular Culture

Westin Peachtree Chastain G (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Nsenga Burton, Emory University

PAPERS:
Deborah E. Whaley, University of Iowa

Trans-Pacific States of Emergence and Dissociative Identities in Asian / American Performance, Literature, and Film
Kristen J. Warner, The University of Alabama

#BlackPanthersoPlastic: The Emergence of Plastic Representation as a Coping Device for Black Audiences
Racquel Gates, CUNY College of Staten Island

Beyond the Sunken Place: Negative Representation and Get Out

Beretta E. Smith-Shomade, Emory University

Urgent like a Mutherfu****: The Sublime Synergy of Sexuality and Sacredness in Black Popular Culture

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

203. The Political Valence of Trans Cinema Now: Communities, Conflicts, and Visual Culture

Westin Peachtree Chastain H (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Chase Joynt, University of Chicago

PAPERS:
Laura Horak, Carleton University
Visibility and Vulnerability: Negotiating Transgender Representation and Staging Encounters with Trans Latina Worlds in he Salt Mines
and Wildness

Eliza Steinbock, Leiden University
The Millennial Avant-Garde Aesthetics of Cheang Shu Lea's I.K.U.
: Shimmering Multiplicity Meets Trans*Forms
Cáel M. Keegan, Grand Valley State University

Race-ing Transsexuality: Speed Racer and the Pace of White Time
COMMENT:
Chase Joynt, University of Chicago

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

204. Public Commemoration and Reckoning with History: Crisis, Social Movements, and Emerging Forms of Historical Memory

Westin Peachtree Chastain I (Sixth)

CHAIR:
David Kieran, Washington and Jefferson College

PAPERS:
Malgorzata J. Rymsza-Pawlowska, American University

Nostalgia for the Future: Time Capsules in the 1970s
Darius Bost, University of Utah

A Needle and Thread Were Not Among His Things I Found: AIDS, National Commemoration, and Black Gay Memory
Deborah Cohler, San Francisco State University

A Very Special Weekend at the Museum of the American Military Family
Kathleen Belew, University of Chicago

White Power Activism from Oklahoma City to Charlottesville
COMMENT:
David Kieran, Washington and Jefferson College

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

205. Students Committee: No Ban, No Paywall, Open Access for All: The Ethics of Open Access Publishing

Westin Peachtree Chastain J (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Nick W. Estes, The University of New Mexico

PANELISTS:
Nicholas D. Krebs, Washington State University

Melanie Yazzie, University of New Mexico–Main Campus

Jaskiran Dhillon, The New School

Rosie Uyola, Trevor Day School

Dominic Boyer, Rice University

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

206. Chicana Movidas: New Narratives of Activism and Feminism in the Movement Years


Westin Peachtree Peachtree 1 (Eighth)

CHAIR:
Maria Eugenia Cotera, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

PANELISTS:
Rosie C. Bermudez, University of California–Santa Barbara

Maylei Blackwell, University of California–Los Angeles

Annemarie Perez, California State University–Dominguez Hills

Brenda Sendejo, Southwestern University

Stalina Villarreal, Houston Community College

Samantha M. Rodriguez, Houston Community College

Elena Gutierrez, University of Illinois at Chicago

Martha P. Cotera, The University of Texas at Austin

Osa Hidalgo De La Riva, Independent Scholar

Susana L. Gallardo, San Jose State University

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

207. Futures in Failed Survival: Punishment, Sovereignty, and Safety

Westin Peachtree Peachtree 2 (Eighth)

CHAIR:
Dean Spade, Seattle University

PAPERS:
Alisa Bierria, University of California–Riverside

Phantom Intentions, Agency Maneuvers, and Intimate State Violence against Black Women
Colby Lenz, University of Southern California

State-Sanctioned Suicides and Life-Making Insurgencies in Carceral Contexts
Chris Finley, University of Southern California

Murdered, Missing, and Disappeared: Land and Sovereignty Struggles in Wind River
Lee Ann S. Wang, University of Washington–Bothell Campus

Proper Victim as Proper Police: Violence and Illusion in U.S. Immigration Law
COMMENT:
Dean Spade, Seattle University

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

208. Traveling Blackness in the Americas: Obscured Transnational Flows of Race, Culture, Gender, and Politics in the African Diaspora

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 1 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Marina Bilbija, Wesleyan University

PAPERS:
Omaris Z. Zamora, University of Kansas

(Trance)formative Poetics: AfroLatinx Feminist Theory in the Transnational Life of Afro-Dominicanas
Paul Joseph Lopez Oro, The University of Texas at Austin

Diasporic Black Indigeneity: Performing Garifuna Memory
Nicole Denise Ramsey, University of California–Berkeley

Capturing the Essence of My People: Rethinking Identity and Culture through Visual Representation in Belize
Bryce Henson, University of Florida

Black Spaces of Culture: Diasporic Fugitivity and the Refusal of Afronormativity in Bahian Hip-Hop

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

209. Centering Puerto Rican Bodies and History through the Works of Lin-Manuel Miranda

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 2 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Ariana Ruiz, University of Iowa

PAPERS:
Mirelsie Velazquez, University of Oklahoma

Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story?: Puerto Rican Erasure in Popular Readings of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton

Daynali Flores Rodriguez, Illinois Wesleyan University

The Multiverses of Lin Manuel Miranda: Disrupting Foundational Narratives of Identity
Lisa Ortiz, Illinois State University

Almost Like Praying: Puerto Rican Migration and Unity in Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hurricane Relief Song
COMMENT:
Ariana Ruiz, University of Iowa

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

210. Black Women and Crisis of Popular Culture in the Contemporary Era

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 3 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Shanna G. Benjamin, Grinnell College

PAPERS:
Aneeka Henderson, Amherst College
Unveiling Matrimonial Emergency in The Best Man
and Love and Basketball

Stefanie Dunning, Miami University–Oxford
Cosmopolitan Crisis and Pastoral Return in Queen Sugar
and Daughters of the Dust

Candice M. Jenkins, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Gender and the Crisis of Black Class Privilege in Queen Sugar
and Insecure

COMMENT:
Shanna G. Benjamin, Grinnell College

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

211. Business Meeting: Marxism Caucus

Westin Peachtree Savannah D (Ninth)

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

212. Business Meeting: 2019 Program Committee

Westin Peachtree Chastain A (Sixth)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

213. American Quarterly: American Studies, the Digital Humanities, and a Critically Engaged Digital Practice

Westin Peachtree Augusta 1 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Lauren Tilton, University of Richmond

PANELISTS:
Matt Delmont, Arizona State University–Tempe

Maria Eugenia Cotera, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Jesse P. Karlsberg, Emory University

Genevieve Carpio, University of California–Los Angeles

Jack Gieseking, University of Kentucky

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

214. Emerging Fields: Locating Iranian Diaspora Studies within American Studies

Westin Peachtree Augusta 2 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Manijeh Moradian, Barnard College

PANELISTS:
Persis Karim, San Francisco State University

Mitra E. Rastegar, New York University

Amy Malek, College of Charleston

Manijeh Moradian, Barnard College

Neda Maghbouleh, University of Toronto

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

215. Internationalisms from Below: From World Wars to Cold Wars to Terror Wars

Westin Peachtree Augusta 3 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Robert Vitalis, University of Pennsylvania

PANELISTS:
Ebony Coletu, Pennsylvania State University

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, California State University–East Bay

Nick W. Estes, The University of New Mexico

Christina Heatherton, Barnard College

Tejasvi Nagaraja, Harvard University

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

216. Transnational Feminisms and the Settler State: Emergent / Insurgent Provocations

Westin Peachtree Augusta A (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Leti Volpp, University of California–Berkeley

PANELISTS:
Karen J. Leong, Arizona State University–Tempe

Rana Jaleel, University of California–Davis

Monisha Das Gupta, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

217. Early American Matters Caucus: Colloquy with Britt Rusert on Fugitive Science: Empiricism and Freedom in Early African American Culture


Westin Peachtree Augusta B (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Dennis D. Moore, Florida State University

PANELISTS:
Sari Altschuler, Northeastern University

Tara Bynum, Hampshire College

Brigitte Nicole Fielder, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Laura Mielke, University of Kansas

Susan S. Parrish, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Britt Rusert, University of Massachusetts–Amherst

Tony C. Perry, University of Virginia

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

218. Critical Disability Studies Caucus: Cripistemologies of Continuous Crisis I: Exploring / Speculating / Imagining Crip Space and Time

Westin Peachtree Augusta C (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Alyson Patsavas, University of Illinois at Chicago

PAPERS:
Jess Whatcott, University of California–Santa Cruz

Speculating Crip Temporalities Against Eugenics and State Science Fictions of Health
Ally L. Day, University of Toledo

Cripping Environmental Memoir and the Toxic Body: Moving beyond Cure
Stevi Costa, Cornish College of the Arts

Thinking Beyond Recovery: Cripestemologies of Continuous Crisis Staging Crip Time in Lisa Kron's Well

Margaret Price, The Ohio State University

Crip Spacetime: Some Thoughts Away from the Neoliberal University
COMMENT:
Alyson Patsavas, University of Illinois at Chicago

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

219. Visual Culture Caucus: Visualizing In / Emergence and Race, Aesthetics, and the Ethics of Obfuscation

Westin Peachtree Augusta D (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Sarah Stefana Smith, American University

PAPERS:
Tina Post, University of Chicago

AdVANTAge Black: Hyperblackness in Performance Photography
Kyle C. Frisina, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

African American Drama at Visuality's Limits
Christina León, Princeton University

Willful Opacity: The Pedagogical Theater of María Irene Fornés
Vivian Huang, Williams College

Invisibility, Inscrutability, and the Vanishing Points of Asian / American Femininity

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

220. Arab American Studies Association: The Circulations of Hate, Honor, and Horror in the War on Terror

Westin Peachtree Augusta E (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Sherene H. Razack, University of California–Los Angeles

PAPERS:
Evelyn Alsultany, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

How Hate Crime Laws Perpetuate Anti-Muslim Racism
Jacob Berman, Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge

Neither Here Nor There: America's State of Emergency and the War on Terror's Fictions
Dana Olwan, Syracuse University

Narrating Gendered Violence and Racial Terror in U.S. Honor Crime Discourses
Amira Jarmakani, San Diego State University

Shakira Law: Honor and Sexuality as Affective Glue in the War on Terror

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

221. Graduate Education Committee: Beyond Crisis in Graduate Education

Westin Peachtree Augusta F (Seventh)

CHAIR:
LaMonda Horton-Stallings, Georgetown University

PANELISTS:
Jan M. Padios, University of Maryland–College Park

Mireille Miller-Young, University of California–Santa Barbara

Miriam Robinson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

LaMonda Horton-Stallings, Georgetown University

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

222. Their Own Conversation: U.S. Muslim Women's Activism, Women of Color Feminism, and Black American Islam

Westin Peachtree Augusta G (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Sylvia Chan-Malik, Rutgers University–New Brunswick

PANELISTS:
Su'ad Abdul Khabeer, University of Michigan–
Ann Arbor

Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur, Malaria No More

Margari Aziza Hill, Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative

Donna Auston, Rutgers University–New Brunswick

Jamillah Karim, Independent Scholar

COMMENT:
Sylvia Chan-Malik, Rutgers University–New Brunswick

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

223. The Shape of Things to Come: Songs, Noise, and Spillover

Westin Peachtree Chastain 1 (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Barry Shank, The Ohio State University

PANELISTS:
Kevin K. Gaines, Cornell University

When Will We Be Paid for the Work We've Done?: Afro-Diasporic Soundings of Reparations Discourse
Robin James, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Out with the New, in with the Infra: Cosmic Thing's Infraspace and Hold Up's
Choreosonic Emergence
Emily J. Lordi, University of Massachusetts–Amherst

Like Yours, Like Mine: The Post-Soul Sensibility of "Home," from The Wiz

Eric Lott, CUNY Graduate School and University Center

Post-Fordist City Space and the Sound of Urban Crisis
Barry Shank, The Ohio State University
Eight Miles High
and the Demand to Perform
Pamela Thurschwell, University of Sussex

Liz Phair and Late Sex
Eric Weisbard, The University of Alabama

Top Billin' and Hip-Hop as Folklore / Convergence Culture

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

224. Academic and Community Activism Caucus: Beating the Backlash and Organizing in the Face of Emergency

Westin Peachtree Chastain 2 (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Tallie Ben Daniel, Jewish Voice for Peace

Dean Spade, Seattle University

Tallie Ben Daniel, Jewish Voice for Peace

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

225. Humor Studies Caucus: Laughing in the Face of Crisis in the Age of Trump

Westin Peachtree Chastain C (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Kathryn Kein, University of Maryland–Baltimore County

PAPERS:
Maggie Hennefeld, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities

Fake News: From Satirical Laughter to Alternative Facts
Cona Sava Marie Marshall, Lebanon Valley College

Dying Laughing
Walter E. Suarez Becerra, Boston University

Illegalized Humor: Undocumented Immigrant Comedy in the Trump Era
Jared N. Champion, Young Harris College

Joe Rogan's Freak Party: Rage, Common Sense, and Space for Change
COMMENT:
Kathryn Kein, University of Maryland–Baltimore County

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

226. Immigrants, Migrants, and Refugees: At the Limit of Asylum in the United States

Westin Peachtree Chastain D (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Robert Zecker, Saint Francis Xavier University

PAPERS:
Rachel Ida Buff, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Rethinking Refuge: Sanctuary Everywhere
Gilberto Rosas, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

These Refugees
Rebecca Schreiber, The University of New Mexico

Performing Asylum: Urgent Art and the Uses of Testimony
COMMENT:
Cristina Beltran, New York University

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

227. Presidential Session: U.S. Military Occupations in the Caribbean and Their Aftermaths

Westin Peachtree Chastain E (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Mary Renda, Mount Holyoke College

PANELISTS:
Grace Sanders Johnson, University of Pennsylvania

Harvey R. Neptune, Temple University

Raphael Dalleo, Bucknell University

Lara E. Putnam, University of Pittsburgh

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

228. Program Committee: Environmental Justice and Survivance

Westin Peachtree Chastain F (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Julie Sze, University of California–Davis

PANELISTS:
Elizabeth Hoover, Brown University

Marisol Cortez, San Antonio, Texas

Anna Kim, San Diego State University

Jason Cortes, Rutgers University-Newark

Na'Taki Osbourne Jelks, Spelman College


2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

229. From Archives to Emergencies: Temporalities of Emergence and Historical Scholarship

Westin Peachtree Chastain G (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Jennifer Ho, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

PANELISTS:
Dwight Tanner, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Elizabeth Duclos-Orsello, Salem State University

Robert Fanuzzi, St. John's University

Samuele F. S. Pardini, Elon University

Elisabeth Nevins, Museum Educator


2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

230. Trans of Color Emergences and Futures

Westin Peachtree Chastain H (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Jian Chen, The Ohio State University

PANELISTS:
Micha Cardenas, University of Washington–Bothell Campus

LaVelle Ridley, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Jian Chen, The Ohio State University

Treva Ellison, Dartmouth College

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

231. Heritage and Tourism: Militarizing Memory

Westin Peachtree Chastain I (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Katherine Ott, National Museum of American History

PAPERS:
Rebekah S. Park, University of Southern California

Resurfacing from the Dive: Haenyeo Representations and Militarized Structures of Forgetting
Lisa Goff, University of Virginia

Most Endangered Places: Redefining the Emergency in Historic Preservation
Jenna Lyons, University of Kansas
Preserve America
: The Project of Constructing Heritage in a Small Missouri Town

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

232. Students Committee: Emerging Scholars and Graduate Students in and beyond Crisis

Westin Peachtree Chastain J (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Jennifer Caroccio, Rutgers University–Newark

PANELISTS:
Marquis Bey, Cornell University

Eli Erlick, University of California–Santa Cruz

Jennifer Caroccio, Rutgers University–Newark

Rachel Gelfand, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

233. Secrecy, Transparency, and Power: Visual Methodologies for States of Emergency

Westin Peachtree Peachtree 1 (Eighth)

CHAIR:
Wendy Kozol, Oberlin College

PAPERS:
Anjali Nath, University of California–Davis

A Paper Tiger: American Cold War Bureaucracy and Visual Cultures
Carrie Rentschler, McGill University

Technologies of Responsibility: Making Bystander Irresponsibility Visible in Social Media
Keith Feldman, University of California–Berkeley

Against Immersion
Rebecca A. Adelman, University of Maryland–Baltimore County, 
Wendy Kozol, Oberlin College

An Asymptotic Approach to Visualizing War

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

234. Emergence and Emergency in Anti-Prison Movements

Westin Peachtree Peachtree 2 (Eighth)

CHAIR:
Brooke Lober, University of California–Berkeley

PANELISTS:
Daniel Berger, University of Washington–Bothell Campus

Emily Hobson, University of Nevada–Reno

Tamara Lea Spira, Western Washington University

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

235. Transnational Dissident Subjectivities: Quotidian Practices of Resistance Among Latinx, Chicanx LGBTQS, and Mexican Migrant Women

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 1 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Stacy I. Macias, California State University–Long Beach

PAPERS:
Julia Gutierrez, Arizona State University–Tempe

Mexican Immigrant Women's Transnational Experiences as a Form of Knowledge in Navigating U.S. Poverty.
Sandibel Borges, University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire

Homing as Resistance: Daily Survival Practices of Transnational LGBTQ Latinx Migrants
Adán Martínez, Arizona State University–Tempe
Tocame Así
: Desire and Counter Joto Epistemologies in Gay Chicano Fiction

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

236. After Emergence: Latinx and Comparative Racialization, Conflicts, and Coalition

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 2 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Wendy Thompson Taiwo, San Jose State University

PAPERS:
Theresa Delgadillo, The Ohio State University

Not Your Narrow Nationalisms: Blackness and Latinidad in Literature and Performance
Kevin Escudero, Brown University

Undocumedia Activism: Cultivating a Politics of Similarity among Asian and Latinx Undocumented Immigrant Communities
Lynn Itagaki, University of Missouri–Columbia

Racial Laundering, Algorithmic Discrimination, and Asian-Black-Latinx Inequalities
Rafael Perez-Torres, University of California–Los Angeles

Biopower and the Formation of Racial Post-Humans


2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

237. The Aesthetics of White Supremacy: Visualizing the Racial Politics of Surveillance and Necropower

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 3 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Sophie Bjork-James, Vanderbilt University

PAPERS:
Mark Reinhardt, Williams College

Killing Aesthetics: Drone Warfare and the Art of Surveillance
George Shulman, New York University

Life against Death in the Undercommons

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

238. Business Meeting: Sports Studies Caucus

Westin Peachtree Savannah D (Ninth)

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

239. Spelman College Tour: Revolutionary and Foundational Site of Emergence (co-sponsored by ASA and NWSA) SOLD OUT

Offsite

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

240. American Quarterly Review and Editorial Process

Westin Peachtree Augusta 1 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Mari Yoshihara, Hawai'i at Ma\noa

PANELISTS:
Suzanna Reiss, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

Kiara Maria Vigil, Amherst College

Katherine Achacoso, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
Cynthia Franklin, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

241. Emergent Haiti: New World Sovereignty and Cultural Exchange

Westin Peachtree Augusta 2 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Duncan Faherty, CUNY Queens College

PAPERS:
Gregory Pierrot, University of Connecticut, 
Tabitha A. McIntosh, Birbeck-University of London

Making Germany, Making Haiti: Trade, Narrative, and Cultural Exchange, 1815–1820
Peter Reed, University of Mississippi

Ira Aldridge, Haitian Sovereignty, and Black Atlantic Performance
COMMENT:
Duncan Faherty, CUNY Queens College

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

242. From Sky World to Turtle Island and Back: Emergence as Haudenosaunee Strategy

Westin Peachtree Augusta 3 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Debra Vidali, Emory University

PAPERS:
Kahente Horn-Miller, Carleton University

From Me to Sky Woman: Performing an Indigenous Theory as Critical Response to Power
Kevin J. White, SUNY College at Oswego

The Emergence of Haudenosaunee Cosmological Narratives Explained in a Visual Matrix, 1600–1940
Nicholle Dragone, Dickinson College

Kayanerenko:wa: Engaging the Great Law to Transform Emergency to Emergence
Penelope M. Kelsey, University of Colorado–Boulder
Decolonizing the Code of Handsome Lake
in 2018: Taking Gaiwiio from the Longhouse to Facebook

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

243. Sight and the Spoils of Empire

Westin Peachtree Augusta A (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Jodi Kim, University of California–Riverside

PAPERS:
Iyko Day, Mount Holyoke College

On Atomic Beauty
Maria Sarita See, University of California–Riverside

Knowledge Nullius and the Politics of Visual Cultural Methods
Yu-Fang Cho, Miami University-Oxford

From Robots to Brain: Unsettling Trans-Pacific Techno-Orientalism Through Asian Indigenous Connections in Karen Tei Yamashita's Recent Works
Marie Lo, Portland State University

Technologies of Removal: Drones, Deportation, and Pipelines
COMMENT:
Jodi Kim, University of California–Riverside

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

244. Visual Culture Caucus: Visual Images and Black Subjects in the Wake of Racial Slavery

Westin Peachtree Augusta B (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Kimberly Juanita Brown, Mount Holyoke College

PAPERS:
Patricia Ann Lott, Ursinus College

Afterimages: Racial Slavery and the Emergent Post-Emancipation Politics of Spectability in the Antebellum North
Jennifer DeClue, Smith College

Visualizing the Record: Black Women's Archival Emergence in Kara Walker's Bureau of Refugees

Nicole N. Ivy, George Washington University

On Millie-Christine McKoy and the Emergent Frame(Up) of Archival Plenitude
COMMENT:
Kimberly Juanita Brown, Mount Holyoke College

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

245. Critical Disability Studies Caucus: Sustaining Disability Studies in Times of Crisis

Westin Peachtree Augusta C (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Jessica Cowing, College of William and Mary

PANELISTS:
Tanja Aho, American University

Mimi Khúc, The Asian American Literary Review

Jina Kim, Smith College

Carol J. Moeller, Moravian College

Sami Schalk, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Jess Waggoner, University of Houston

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

246. Critical Prison Studies Caucus: Resisting Protection in a Carceral Landscape

Westin Peachtree Augusta D (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Priya Kandaswamy, Mills College

PAPERS:
Melissa Burch, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Regulating Risk, Preventing Harm: Criminal Records, Occupational Restrictions, and the Promise of Safety
Rachel Herzing, Riseup

Casting off the Cloak of Protection: Building Genuine Safety
Tina Lee, University of Wisconsin–Stout

Child Protection and the Carceral State: Intersections and Resistance
Erica Meiners, Northeastern Illinois University

Punitive Policies and the Public Child

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

247. When the Heroes Eventually Die: A Critical Listening of Outkast's "Aquemini" on Its 20th Anniversary

Westin Peachtree Augusta E (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Regina N. Bradley, Kennesaw State University

PANELISTS:
Maurice Garland, Vox Teen Communications

Rodney Carmichael, National Public Radio

Regina N. Bradley, Kennesaw State University

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

248. Academic Hierarchy and Academic Irrelevance

Westin Peachtree Augusta F (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Eric Cheyfitz, Cornell University

PAPERS:
Patrick McGreevy, American University of Beirut

De-Marking the University: Hierarchy, Walls, and Critique
Justin Nevin, SUNY at Binghamton

The Field Imaginary Hates You: Framing the Intrapersonal Turn in American Studies
Matt Brim, CUNY College of Staten Island

Poor Queer Studies
COMMENT:
Eric Cheyfitz, Cornell University

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

249. Sea Changes: Migration, Displacement, and States of Emergence, 1838–2000

Westin Peachtree Augusta G (Seventh)

CHAIR:
James Zeigler, University of Oklahoma–Norman Campus

PAPERS:
Liz K. Smith, Western Colorado University

Mutable Empires: Geographic Legibility and the Pursuit of Permanence in Herman Melville's 
Moby-Dick

Francesca Sawaya, College of William and Mary

Mermaid Feminism
Tamar Katz, Brown University

Immigrant Neighborhoods and the Time(s) of Emergence: Roth, Yezierska, and Gold
Jean A. Gregorek, Canisius College

Littoral Zones and Cross-Currents: Diaspora in Anthony Haughey's The Edge of Europe

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

250. Presidential Session: Dictatorship or Democracy?: Thinking though the Global Authoritarian Turn

Westin Peachtree Chastain 1 (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Junaid Rana, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

PANELISTS:
Scott Kurashige, University of Washington–Bothell Campus

Salih Can Aciksoz, University of California–Los Angeles

Sherene Seikaly, University of California–Santa Barbara

Laila Shereen Sakr, University of California-Santa Barbara

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

251. These Knowledges Arrive Recklessly: Lindon Barrett's Conditions of the Present


Westin Peachtree Chastain 2 (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Janet Neary, CUNY Hunter College

PANELISTS:
Linh Hua, Loyola Marymount University

Jennifer DeVere Brody, Stanford University

Marlon B. Ross, University of Virginia

Marcelle Maese, University of San Diego

Terrion Williamson, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities

Daphne Brooks, Yale University

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

252. Who's the Terrorist?: Survival and Refusal in the Global War

Westin Peachtree Chastain C (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Elizabeth Steeby, University of New Orleans

PAPERS:
Leslie K. Morrow, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

We Need You to Survive: On Being Black, Brown, Queer, Feminist, and a Terrorist
Campbell Birch, Columbia University

Loiter Time: Drone War and the Preemptive Logic of Execution
Axel C. Gonzalez, The University of New Mexico

No War, No Warming: Climate Justice and the Global War on Terror
Waleed Hazbun, The University of Alabama

Writing Insecurity in Beirut: Academic Hierarchies and Insurgencies in the Study of Global Politics

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

253. Neo-Passing: Performing Identity in Post–Jim Crow States of Emergence

Westin Peachtree Chastain D (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Mollie Godfrey, James Madison University

PANELISTS:
Alisha Gaines, Florida State University

Brandon J. Manning, Texas Christian University

Loran Marsan, Ohio University

Eden Osucha, Bates College

Gayle Wald, George Washington University

COMMENT:
Vershawn Young, University of Waterloo

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

254. Re-Emergent Erotics: On the Uses of Erotic Islands

Westin Peachtree Chastain E (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Lyndon K. Gill, The University of Texas at Austin

PANELISTS:
Rinaldo Walcott, University of Toronto

Lyndon K. Gill, The University of Texas at Austin

Dagmawi Woubshet, University of Pennsylvania

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

255. Program Committee: The Salience of Slavery: Scholarship and Teaching on Racial Slavery in a Moment of Crisis

Westin Peachtree Chastain F (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Stephanie Smallwood, University of Washington–Seattle Campus

PANELISTS:
Tiya Miles, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Leslie M. Harris, Northwestern University

Daina Ramey Berry, The University of Texas at Austin

Jennifer Morgan, New York University

Vanessa Holden, University of Kentucky

Shauna Sweeney, College of William and Mary

Aisha K. Finch, University of California–Los Angeles

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

256. Black Migration and Black Nativism in the Era of Trump

Westin Peachtree Chastain G (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Lara E. Putnam, University of Pittsburgh

PAPERS:
Emily Pope-Obeda, Harvard University

Deporting Blackness: Migration Control, Racial Policing, and Post-Entry Expulsion in Early 20th Century America
William Garcia, University of Kansas

Thinking African Diaspora Dystopically: Black American Anti-Immigrant Discourse in Conservative and Radical Cultural Production
Ayanna J. Legros, Duke University

The Reopening of Old Wounds: Haitian Diaspora Activism during the Trump Era

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

257. Trans-Cyberian States of Emergency: Race, Gender, and Disability in Digital Trans Studies

Westin Peachtree Chastain H (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Jack Gieseking, University of Kentucky

PAPERS:
Cassius Adair, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

The Last Group It's Politically Correct to Dump On: Trans Whiteness on the Early Internet
Zack Marshall, McGill University

A Critical Look at Trans Research in Increasingly Open Access Environments
Zahari Zachary Richter, George Washington University

Cisgender Ableist Cyber-Romanticisms: Stories Told by Autism Epidemic and Transgender Epidemic Bloggers
COMMENT:
Jack Gieseking, University of Kentucky

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

258. Crises of ConFORMity: The Material Dimensions of Race and the Built Environment

Westin Peachtree Chastain I (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Noliwe Rooks, Cornell University

PANELISTS:
Tanisha Ford, University of Delaware

Brandi T. Summers, Virginia Commonwealth University

Siobhan Carter-David, Southern Connecticut State University

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

259. Graduate Education Committee: Perfecting Your Pitch (co-sponsored by the Students' Committee)

Westin Peachtree Chastain J (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Michael D. Innis-Jimenez, The University of Alabama

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

260. The Archive as Time Capsule: World-Making with Octavia E. Butler

Westin Peachtree Peachtree 1 (Eighth)

CHAIR:
Shelley Streeby, University of California–San Diego

PANELISTS:
Ayana Jamieson, Pasadena City College

Cassandra L. Jones, University of Cincinnati

EllaMaria Ray, Metropolitan State University of Denver

Connie Samaras, University of California–Irvine

Shelley Streeby, University of California–San Diego

Melanie West, University of California–San Diego

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

261. The Forgotten Prisoners of War: Internment during World War II

Westin Peachtree Peachtree 2 (Eighth)

CHAIR:
Astrid Boeger, Universitaet Hamburg

PAPERS:
Hana C. Maruyama, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities

The Emergence of a Narrative of Relationality on Japanese American Displacement and Incarceration in a Racialized Settler Colonial State
Ashley L. Ruderman, University of Kentucky

Toward a Penology of Punishment: The Lavender Scare and the Ousting of Miriam Van Waters

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

262. Emergent Narratives of Girlhood: Black Girl Futures

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 1 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Oneka Labennett, Cornell University

PAPERS:
Juanita Crider, Purdue University

The Afro–Futuristic Woman / Girl: The Younger Self in Immortality
Chelsea Frazier, Northwestern University

Thinking Black Girlhood as Ecology for the Afro-Future
Andrea Y. Adomako, Northwestern University

How She Arrived and Where She Will Go: Black Girlhood in Eve Ewing's Electric Arches

Aria S. Halliday, University of New Hampshire
Loving Fast Tailed Black Girls: Queen Sugar, Southern Black Girlhood, and Social Media Misogynoir

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

263. Latinx Feminisms

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 2 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Ernesto J. Martinez, University of Oregon

PAPERS:
Raquel C. Corona, St. John's University

Los Hombres Nomas Quieren Una Cosa: Investigating the Dissemination of Sexual Knowledge in Latino Literature
Benjamin Abbott, The University of New Mexico

That Monster Cannot Be a Woman: Queerness and Treason in the Partido Liberal Mexicano
Ren Ellis Neyra, Wesleyan University

I Have Been Forced to Hear a Lot, I Refuse to Participate in Anything: Terrorism and the Sounds of Puerto Rican Refusals
Nicole Guidotti-Hernandez, The University of Texas at Austin

Performing Misogyny for the Anarchist Masses: Enrique Flores Magón’s Gendered Denunciations

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

264. Photographic Domains / Performative Remains: Violent Reproduction, Racial Aesthetics, and Black Radical Dissent

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 3 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Autumn Womack, Princeton University

PAPERS:
Virginia Thomas, Brown University

What Seeps Through: White Reproductive Violence and Racialized Erotics in Sally Mann's Immediate Family

Camille S. Owens, Yale University

Like a Hothouse Flower: The Eugenic Regimentation and Hybrid Vigor of Philippa Schuyler, the Harlem Prodigy
Erin M. Gray, New York University

Fugitive Aesthesis Against Cold War Liberalism: Sojourning as Anti-Fascist Action

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

265. Business Meeting: Digital Humanities Caucus

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 6 (Twelfth)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

266. Business Meeting: War and Peace Studies Caucus

Westin Peachtree Savannah D (Ninth)

4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

267. Business Meeting: Environment and Culture Caucus

Westin Peachtree Chastain A (Sixth)

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Mid-America ASA Reception Meehan's Public House Downtown

200 Peachtree St NE

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

268. Reception: Material Culture Caucus / Visual Culture Caucus

Apex Museum (135 Auburn Avenue NE)

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

269. Graduate Student Social Mixer

Offsite

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

270. Reception: Early American Matters Caucus, Environment and Culture Caucus, and Southeastern ASA

Wrecking Bar Brewpub (Little Five Points, Atlanta)

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

271. Reception: ASU School of Social Transformation

Westin Peachtree Augusta H

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

272. Reception: University of Southern California

Westin Peachtree The Overlook (Sixth)

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

273. Reception: Lifetime Members

Westin Peachtree Savannah Terrace Foyer (Ninth)

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

274. Annual Awards Ceremony

Westin Peachtree Augusta 123 (Seventh)

8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

275. Presidential Address


Westin Peachtree Savannah Ballroom (Tenth)

Roderick Ferguson, University of Illinois at Chicago

To Catch a Light-Filled Vision: American Studies and the Activation of Radical Traditions


9:30 pm – 10:30 pm

276. President's Reception

Westin Peachtree Augusta Ballroom (Seventh)