SESSION SUBJECT INDEX

This is a snapshot of the program as it existed on October 1, 2018. The most up-to-date version of the program can be found online at theasa.net. Please note that Session Numbers (not page numbers) are shown below.

19th Century


Cycles of Emergence ... 004

Affect Theory and Race in the Early Americas ... 029

(Trans)Internationalism ... 047

States of Nature in 19th-Century Science ... 054

Merciful Failure, Delightful Disasters, and Practices of Hope ... 079

The Ideological Emergency of the Frontier ... 104

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

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

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

Emergent Haiti: New World Sovereignty and Cultural Exchange ... 241

Race, the State, and Political Imaginaries ... 299

Reconstructing Secularisms ... 325

Black and Indigenous Ephemeralities ... 353

Biopolitical Emergenc(i)es: Toward a New Genealogy of Race, 
Gender, and Liberal Dispossession ... 382

20th Century


What about the Human?: Humans, Monsters, Waste ... 005

Legal Entanglements: Land, Rights, and Citizenship ... 014

Crisis across Asian-Americas: Racial Politics, Migration, 
and Cultural Production in California ... 023

Biopolitics: The Body as Property ... 053

Gendered Sounds: Women Sing Off-Key ... 057

Right Makes Might?: Christianity, Conservatism, and Nationalism ... 058

Interwar Black International ... 059

The Changing Same: Race and the Emergence of 
Post-World War I American Culture ... 075

Cultural and Ecological Geographies of the Urban ... 082

Black in the Archive ... 167

Monumental Memory ... 177

Legacies of 1968: Emergent Transnationalisms and Recurrent Crises ... 198

Latinx Feminisms ... 263

Wake Work: Recovering the Legacies of Black Radicalism 
in a Reactionary Moment ... 312

Sound Studies Caucus: Sound Studies and the Long Sixties ... 348

How Does a State Feel?: The Aesthetic Lives of Administrative and Bureaucratic Violence ... 368

Marxism Caucus: The Legacies of 1968 ... 377

Queerness and Race in Atlanta ... 388

Emergent Forms of Speculative Media ... 431

Fostered in Crisis: African American Internationalism under Détente ... 439

Black Feminisms across Many Suns: Futuristic Survival ... 440

Black Activism through the Arts ... 449

Black Appalachia: Garveyism, Youth Protest, and Identity 
in the 20th Century ... 455

21st Century


Cycles of Emergence ... 004

Speculative Fiction as a Genre of Emergence ... 016

Criminalization, Surveillance, and the Carceral State ... 019

Displaced / Out of Place Refugees ... 020

The Working Life: Culture, Class, Resilience and the Cards ... 022

On Public Art ... 024

Intersectional Feminist Futures ... 033

Women of Color Resist: Feminist and Queer Strategies ... 056

Right Makes Might?: Christianity, Conservatism, and Nationalism ... 058

Crisis Obscura: Racialized Exceptions and the Biopolitics 
of American Empire ... 092

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

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

Black Feminist Poetics, Narratives, and Humorq ... 155

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

Race and Disability Justice ... 163

White Nationalist Roots of Trumpism ... 171

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

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

Questioning Platform Capitalism ... 194

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

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

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

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

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

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

Presidential Address: To Catch a Light-Filled Vision: 
American Studies and the Activation of Radical Traditions ... 275

On the Uses of Political Theatre ... 285

Queer / Feminist Liberatory Futures ... 306

Wake Work: Recovering the Legacies of Black Radicalism 
in a Reactionary Moment ... 312

The End of Cheap Food: Power, Precarity, and Human Disposability ... 318

Los Angeles Geographies and Archives ... 332

Program Committee: Arab Voices and the De-centering of America ... 341

Technological Emergence and Political Emergencies at the 
Intersection of Race, Gender, and Resistance ... 356

Racial Capitalism, Environmental Capitalism, and 
Survival in the South ... 371

War, Empire, and Anti-Muslim Racism ... 381

Site Resources Committee: F.I.L.A. and Atlanta's Evolution 
as a Hip Hop City ... 392

Gendering Memory and Archive across the Americas ... 405

Academic Freedom


States of Emergence: University Capitalism ... 048

Emerging Anti-Fascist Action: Tapping into Traditions 
and Meeting New Fascism ... 073

International Committee Talkshop I: Transnational 
Research from Emergency to Emerging Projects ... 076

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

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

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

Aesthetics


Acts of Black Emergence: Interrupting and Re-Imagining 
the Figure of the State ... 009

Form's Emergent Privacy: "Gayl Jones's" American Studies Project ... 017

On Public Art ... 024

Emerging Visualities, Seeing Emergencies Differently ... 043

Unruly Sensings: State Violence, Be / longing, and 
Aesthetics in Motion ... 084

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

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

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

States of Emergence in the Labor of Suffering ... 302

Entanglements of Blackness and Brownness in the Aesthetic 
Production of the Americas ... 304

Synthetic Forms ... 346

The Aesthetics of Militancy ... 352

Women and Drones in the Perpetual State of Exception ... 367

How Does a State Feel?: The Aesthetic Lives of Administrative 
and Bureaucratic Violence ... 368

Queer Art of Emergency: Racial Proximity and the 
Aesthetics of Repair ... 374

Race, Property, and Aesthetics ... 389

Performance Studies Caucus: Peggy Phelan's Unmarked at 25 ... 397

Sans Emergence: Aesthetics of Immersion, Technology-Mediated Corporealities, and Weaponized Landscapes ... 402

Gathering after the End: Queer Minoritarian Aesthetics of Ruins ... 424

Articulating Asian / American Aesthetics of Non-Resilience: 
Neoliberalism's States of Emergency ... 430

Utopic / Dystopic: Black Feminist Aesthetics ... 456

Poetry from the Future: Un-Forming the Political ... 462

Affect Studies


The Poetics of Crisis: Contexts for Liberation ... 003

Affect Theory and Race in the Early Americas ... 029

In the Water: Racial Capitalism and Environmental Justice ... 055

Race and Disability Justice ... 163

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

Chests, Nests, and Capsules: Material Culture and its Containers ... 296

(In)Visible Emergences: Decolonial Queer / Trans Theories 
and Methods as Resistance and Hope ... 345

Utopic / Dystopic: Black Feminist Aesthetics ... 456

African American or Black Studies


What about the Human?: Humans, Monsters, Waste ... 005

Representations of Violence ... 006

Acts of Black Emergence: Interrupting and Re-Imagining 
the Figure of the State ... 009

Age and the Life Cycle in Black Studies ... 012

Between Emergence and Endurance: Racial Formations 
and Mutations ... 013

Gentrification and Development: Place, Power, and Desire ... 015

Speculative Fiction as a Genre of Emergence ... 016

Form's Emergent Privacy: "Gayl Jones's" American 
Studies Project ... 017

On Public Art ... 024

Affect Theory and Race in the Early Americas ... 029

Emergent States of Race, Emergent Racial States: 
The U.S. Military, Water Law, and Bio-Neglected Citizens ... 031

"Kick, Push": Youth Politics, Empire, and Decolonization ... 032

Fifty Years of Black Rage: Anti-Blackness between Clinic and Culture ... 034

Unsettled Landscapes: Black Sociality as Rupture ... 038

Form and Interface: Architectures of Race, Gender, and Indigeneity ... 039

Du Bois Lately: Emergent Critiques of W. E. B. Du Bois at 150 ... 040

Biopolitics: Race, Medical Punishment, and Memory ... 044

(Trans)Internationalism ... 047

Women of Color Resist: Feminist and Queer Strategies ... 056

Gendered Sounds: Women Sing Off-Key ... 057

Interwar Black International ... 059

Ethical Questions in Teaching Afro-Pessimism ... 065

Inheriting Black Studies ... 067

The Changing Same: Race and the Emergence of Post-World War I American Culture ... 075

Cultural and Ecological Geographies of the Urban ... 082

Soul's Children: Black Music and the Black Liberation Movement, 
1970–Present ... 086

New Joints: Imagining the Music Video ... 090

Waiting To Be Heard: The Emergence of the Voices of Victims 
of America's Racial Terror ... 108

Blackness, Race, and Indigeneity in the Pacific ... 109

Static, Beats, and Chains: Sound Matters in Black (After)Lives ... 111

Ecologies of Black Childhood ... 112

Murderous Feeling: The Form and Content of Retribution 
and Violence in Black and Indigenous Literature ... 114

Performing under Settler Colonial Crisis: Black and Indigenous 
Mobilizing on the Stage, Screen, and Streets ... 115

Catastrophes of the Human and Architectures of Emergence ... 123

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

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

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

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

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

Black Feminist Poetics, Narratives, and Humor ... 155

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

Race and Disability Justice ... 163

The Woke South ... 165

Black in the Archive ... 167

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

Monumental Memory ... 177

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

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

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

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

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

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

Whiteness of a Different Color: 20 Years Later ... 196

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Heritage and Tourism: Militarizing Memory ... 231

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Emergent Narratives of Girlhood: Black Girl Futures ... 262

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

Citizenship after Citizenship?: Reclaiming, Recovering, and 
Reconfiguring the Radical Potential of Citizenship ... 279

Broken Promises: Insecurity in the Muslim African Diaspora ... 280

On the Uses of Political Theatre ... 285

Program Committee: NO! The Rape Documentary in the 
Age of #Metoo ... 288

Black Queer Internationalists ... 295

Teaching through Terror #Charlottesville ... 300

Entanglements of Blackness and Brownness in the Aesthetic 
Production of the Americas ... 304

Queer / Feminist Liberatory Futures ... 306

Virtuosity ... 310

Wake Work: Recovering the Legacies of Black Radicalism 
in a Reactionary Moment ... 312

Racial Terror in the United States: Black Geographies 
and Popular Culture ... 328

Digital Humanities Caucus: Mapping Sweet Auburn: 
Geo-Locating Atlanta's Spaces of Black Crisis and 
Emergence Through Digital Humanities Making ... 334

Queer of Color Politics ... 336

The Emergence of Black Feminist Health Science Studies ... 339

Emerging Geographies of Freedom: The Power of Transnational 
African American Mobilities ... 344

Sound Studies Caucus: Sound Studies and the Long Sixties ... 348

The Critical Sounds and Colors of Caribbean Cultures ... 349

Black and Indigenous Ephemeralities ... 353

Temporalities of Catastrophe ... 359

Telling the Truth: Poetry, Politics, and Remembering the 
Life and Legacy of Activist, Public Intellectual, and 
Beloved Teacher June Jordan ... 369

Racial Capitalism, Environmental Capitalism, and Survival 
in the South ... 371

To Be Black and Brown All Around: Afro Indigenous / 
Latinx Coalitions ... 378

War, Empire, and Anti-Muslim Racism ... 381

Biopolitical Emergenc(i)es: Toward a New Genealogy of Race, 
Gender, and Liberal Dispossession ... 382

The Black Athlete in States of Crisis across Time and Space ... 383

The Anthological Impulse: Pedagogy and Social Justice ... 385

Queerness and Race in Atlanta ... 388

Varieties of Groundings in Black Studies ... 391

Site Resources Committee: F.I.L.A. and Atlanta's Evolution 
as a Hip Hop City ... 392

Radical Black Dharma Strategies: Black Femmes and 
Black Queers on Living in the Dark Age ... 394

State of the Nation: Emerging Perspectives on the Nation of Islam ... 408

A Voice and Nothing More?: Writing Sound and the Emergence 
of African American Racial Politics ... 425

Past the Town / Gown Divide: Toward Migrant Justice of 
Farmworkers and Students ... 426

Power, Poetry, and Public Health: How Essex Hemphill 
Taught Us to Resist the State ... 429

In Constant Crisis: Bodies and the Routinization of Emergency ... 435

Sorrow of a City: The (After)Life of the Atlanta Child Murders ... 438

Fostered in Crisis: African American Internationalism under Détente ... 439

Black Feminisms across Many Suns: Futuristic Survival ... 440

This Species of Racialization: Animalization, Anti-Blackness, 
and Coloniality ... 447

Race, Social Media, and the Digital Humanities ... 448

Black Activism through the Arts ... 449

Tour: South-View Cemetery ... 452

Black Appalachia: Garveyism, Youth Protest, and Identity 
in the 20th Century ... 455

Utopic / Dystopic: Black Feminist Aesthetics ... 456

Rethinking Alternative Worlds: Emerging in the Here and Now 
of Emergency ... 463

Emerging Perspectives on Popular Representations of Racism 
and Slavery ... 464

Rethinking Emergences of Afro-Asian Coalitions ... 466

African Studies 


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

Mobility and Deportation in States of Emergency ... 287

The Critical Sounds and Colors of Caribbean Cultures ... 349

Animal Studies 


In the Water: Racial Capitalism and Environmental Justice ... 055

States of Embodiment: Animality, Racialization, and 
Environmental Justice ... 080

Animal States: Materiality, Animality, and Desire ... 149

This Species of Racialization: Animalization, Anti-Blackness, 
and Coloniality ... 447

Anthropology 


Latinx Neoliberalism ... 035

Ethnography Caucus: Ethnography Now II: New Perspectives on Interdisciplinarity ... 320

(Re) Emergent Bones: Settler Colonial Spaces and the Accumulation of Human Remains ... 380

Anti-racism 


The Working Life: Culture, Class, Resilience and the Cards ... 022

Childhood and Youth Studies Caucus: Children's Literature and Emergent Genealogies of Resistance ... 037

Waiting To Be Heard: The Emergence of the Voices of Victims of America's Racial Terror ... 108

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

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

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

Confronting Anti-Blackness as Decolonization Strategy in 
Immigrant Justice Movements and Imaginaries ... 292

Teaching through Terror #Charlottesville ... 300

Program Committee: Sureños en Nueva Tierra: Desde TLC a 
Abolición / Southerners On New Ground: 
From NAFTA to Abolition ... 319

Los Angeles Geographies and Archives ... 332

Creating States of Emergence: Scholar-Artists and the Life-Giving Capacities of the Arts ... 338

Program Committee: Intersectionality at 30: States of Emergence ... 360

My Music: Anti-Colonial Feminist Punk Rock ... 361

Program Committee: 10 Years of Casting Out ... 387

Stomping Movements: Settler Imperial Counterinsurgency 
and Counterrevolution ... 445

Arab American Studies 


On New Cartographies of Racial Capitalism and Black 
Radical Tradition ... 063

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

Settler Militarism: Order and Precarity ... 427

Arab Studies 


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

Program Committee: Arab Voices and the De-centering of America ... 341

Death to the Peace Process: Reemergence(ies) of 
Palestinian Insurgency ... 450

Art 


On Public Art ... 024

Racial Capitalism and Natural Resource Extraction ... 045

Monumental Memory ... 177

HIV and AIDS in the States of Emergence: The Ongoing Crisis 
as a Condition of Possibility ... 311

Ulterior Emergencies: Aesthetics, Labor, and Re-Sighting Policy ... 412

In Constant Crisis: Bodies and the Routinization of Emergency ... 435

Asian American Studies 


Representations of Violence ... 006

Between Emergence and Endurance: Racial Formations 
and Mutations ... 013

Colonial Interruptions: (Re)mergences, Remains, and Redress 
in Southeast Asian American Diasporic Politics ... 021

Crisis across Asian-Americas: Racial Politics, Migration, and 
Cultural Production in California ... 023

Emergent States of Race, Emergent Racial States: 
The U.S. Military, Water Law, and Bio-Neglected Citizens ... 031

Unsettling Asian / America: U.S. Citizenship and Trans-Pacific Critique ... 071

Abundant Ecologies, Femme Aesthetics, and Emergent Bodies: Performance in the Age of Ruin ... 081

New Dimensions of Filipino-American Organizing: Emergent 
Radicalisms from the 1970s to the 2010s ... 096

In the Aftermath of Disaster: Transcultural Intimacies across 
Geopolitics and the Human / Non-Human Divide ... 121

The U.S. War on North Korea ... 132

Race and Disability Justice ... 163

Whiteness of a Different Color: 20 Years Later ... 196

Sight and the Spoils of Empire ... 243

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

Pacific Currents and Visions ... 298

Race, the State, and Political Imaginaries ... 299

Empire and Asian American Studies ... 324

Queer of Color Politics ... 336

The Critical Sounds and Colors of Caribbean Cultures ... 349

Trans-Pacific Studies after the TPP: Political Response and 
New Coordinates ... 362

To Be Black and Brown All Around: Afro Indigenous / 
Latinx Coalitions ... 378

Articulating Asian / American Aesthetics of Non-Resilience: 
Neoliberalism's States of Emergency ... 430

Racial Property: Performing Legal Fictions ... 443

Race, Social Media, and the Digital Humanities ... 448

Asian Diaspora Studies 


On Public Art ... 024

Asian-Indigenous Relationalities: Incommensurate Emergencies 
and Relational Emergences ... 064

Unruly Sensings: State Violence, Be / longing, and 
Aesthetics in Motion ... 084

Performing Care, Domestic Labor, and Empire ... 085

Imagining Otherwise across the Asias: Queer / Feminist 
Sites of Emergence ... 106

In the Aftermath of Disaster: Transcultural Intimacies across 
Geopolitics and the Human / Non-Human Divide ... 121

Race, the State, and Political Imaginaries ... 299

Queer of Color Politics ... 336

Trans-Pacific Studies after the TPP: Political Response and 
New Coordinates ... 362

Alien Emergences: Multiracial Intimacies and Queer Solidarities 
in Transnational Encounter ... 400

Critical Stories of Crossings in and through the Americas ... 411

Multi-Directional Migration, Crisis, and Trans-Pacific Imaginaries ... 437

Rethinking Emergences of Afro-Asian Coalitions ... 466

Atlantic World 


Emergent Haiti: New World Sovereignty and Cultural Exchange ... 241

Environment and Culture Caucus: American Studies in the Plantationocene ... 342

Gendering Memory and Archive across the Americas ... 405

Border Studies: 


Crossing Bodies and Borders in LatinX Literature and Art ... 010

Displaced / Out of Place Refugees ... 020

On Public Art ... 024

U.S. / Central Americans in the Era of Trump ... 060

Cultural and Ecological Geographies of the Urban ... 082

Monsters, Spirits, and Replicant Others: Crisis, (Re)creation, 
and Endurance in Latinx Borderlands ... 110

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

Environment and Culture Caucus: Climate Migrants and Refugees 
across Militarized Borders ... 289

¡Alta a Las Deportaciones! ... 316

To Be Black and Brown All Around: Afro Indigenous / 
Latinx Coalitions ... 378

Sans Emergence: Aesthetics of Immersion, Technology-Mediated Corporealities, and Weaponized Landscapes ... 402

Caribbean Studies 


Latinx Neoliberalism ... 035

Biopolitics: The Body as Property ... 053

The Demonic Grounds of Decolonial Performance ... 131

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

Emergent Haiti: New World Sovereignty and Cultural Exchange ... 241

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

Latinx Feminisms ... 263

Black Queer Internationalists ... 295

Global Emergencies, Caribbean Responses ... 321

The Critical Sounds and Colors of Caribbean Cultures ... 349

My Music: Anti-Colonial Feminist Punk Rock ... 361

Racial Capitalism, Environmental Capitalism, and Survival 
in the South ... 371

To Be Black and Brown All Around: Afro Indigenous / 
Latinx Coalitions ... 378

Gendering Memory and Archive across the Americas ... 405

Chicana / o Studies: 


Criminalization, Surveillance, and the Carceral State ... 019

Latinx Neoliberalism ... 035

Cultural and Ecological Geographies of the Urban ... 082

Performing Care, Domestic Labor, and Empire ... 085

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

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

On the Uses of Political Theatre ... 285

My Music: Anti-Colonial Feminist Punk Rock ... 361

Childhood and Youth 


Age and the Life Cycle in Black Studies ... 012

Childhood and Youth Studies Caucus: Children's Literature 
and Emergent Genealogies of Resistance ... 037

Biopolitics: The Body as Property ... 053

Childhood and Youth Studies Caucus: Emerging in Emergency ... 062

The Child as Queer Emergence ... 087

Ecologies of Black Childhood ... 112

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

Emergent Narratives of Girlhood: Black Girl Futures ... 262

Queer / Feminist Liberatory Futures ... 306

Racial Capitalism, Environmental Capitalism, and Survival 
in the South ... 371

The Black Athlete in States of Crisis across Time and Space ... 383

Sex, Emergency, and the Emerging Child ... 410

Citizenship


Legal Entanglements: Land, Rights, and Citizenship ... 014

Form and Interface: Architectures of Race, Gender, and Indigeneity ... 039

Unsettling Asian / America: U.S. Citizenship and Trans-Pacific Critique ... 071

The State and I: Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Public Space 
and Public Action ... 093

Archival Justice: Minding the (Human) Gap in Teaching 
and Research ... 117

Monumental Memory ... 177

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

Citizenship after Citizenship?: Reclaiming, Recovering, and 
Reconfiguring the Radical Potential of Citizenship ... 279

Broken Promises: Insecurity in the Muslim African Diaspora ... 280

Mobility and Deportation in States of Emergency ... 287

Pacific Currents and Visions ... 298

Public Space As / In States of Emergence ... 301

Eva Cherniavsky's Neocitizenship: Political Culture after Democracy ... 303

Institutionalizing Emergency: Boarding Schools and the Crises 
of Colonialism ... 364

War, Empire, and Anti-Muslim Racism ... 381

Past the Town / Gown Divide: Toward Migrant Justice of 
Farmworkers and Students ... 426

Racial Property: Performing Legal Fictions ... 443

Organizing from the Margins ... 465

Class


The Working Life: Culture, Class, Resilience and the Cards ... 022

Performing Care, Domestic Labor, and Empire ... 085

The Tacky South ... 137

The Emergence of Trump and the Emergency of Trumpism ... 140

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

The Emerging Field of Working-Class Studies ... 169

Academic Hierarchy and Academic Irrelevance ... 248

Colonialism 


Representations of Violence ... 006

Legal Entanglements: Land, Rights, and Citizenship ... 014

Colonial Interruptions: (Re)mergences, Remains, and Redress 
in Southeast Asian American Diasporic Politics ... 021

The 500-Year Emergency: Ecological Catastrophe and the 
American Plantation Imaginary ... 050

Infrastructures of Colonialism in North America ... 089

Crisis Obscura: Racialized Exceptions and the Biopolitics of 
American Empire ... 092

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

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

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

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

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

Mobility and Deportation in States of Emergency ... 287

Emergent Acts: Colonial Logics and Transnational Performances 
of Resistance ... 290

Black Queer Internationalists ... 295

Global Emergencies, Caribbean Responses ... 321

Unruly Solidarities and Re-Emergent Internationalisms 
of the Trans-Pacific World ... 340

Temporalities of Catastrophe ... 359

War, Empire, and Anti-Muslim Racism ... 381

Visualizing Sovereignty: Anti-Colonial Futures Emerging 
through Indigenous Political and Cultural Praxis ... 407

Stomping Movements: Settler Imperial Counterinsurgency 
and Counterrevolution ... 445

Death to the Peace Process: Reemergence(ies) of 
Palestinian Insurgency ... 450

Communications 


The Working Life: Culture, Class, Resilience and the Cards ... 022

Emergent Broadcasts: Aesthetics, Politics, and the Potential(s) 
of Television ... 460

Comparative Studies: 


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

Emergent Acts: Colonial Logics and Transnational Performances 
of Resistance ... 290

Racial Capitalism, Environmental Capitalism, and Survival 
in the South ... 371

International Committee Talkshop III: Transnational Publications 
from Emergency to Emerging Projects ... 373

Critical Theory 


What about the Human?: Humans, Monsters, Waste ... 005

Ethical Emergency and Posthumanist Emergence ... 074

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

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

Black Feminist Poetics, Narratives, and Humor ... 155

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

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

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

Questioning Platform Capitalism ... 194

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

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

Mobility and Deportation in States of Emergency ... 287

Ethnography Caucus: Ethnography Now I: New Perspectives 
on Interdisciplinarity ... 294

Maps for the Territory: Walks, Words, and Counter-Worlds 
in Palestine ... 297

Critical Disability Studies Caucus: Cripistemologies of Continuous 
Crisis II: The Cultural Etiologies / Exacerbations of Crisis States ... 309

Securitized Subjects, Militarized Time(s): The Everyday Life 
of Violence ... 365

Critical Ethnic Studies Committee: The Visual Culture of Mixed 
Race Representations ... 366

Material Subcultures: Production and Consumption on the Margins ... 406

Ulterior Emergencies: Aesthetics, Labor, and Re-Sighting Policy ... 412

Cultural Geography 


Unsettled Landscapes: Black Sociality as Rupture ... 038

On New Cartographies of Racial Capitalism and Black 
Radical Tradition ... 063

Spatiality and Transsexuality in American Studies: Sisterhood, 
Space, Place, and Belonging ... 072

Performing Care, Domestic Labor, and Empire ... 085

The Woke South ... 165

Heritage and Tourism: Militarizing Memory ... 231

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

On the Uses of Political Theatre ... 285

Maps for the Territory: Walks, Words, and Counter-Worlds 
in Palestine ... 297

Racial Terror in the United States: Black Geographies and 
Popular Culture ... 328

Los Angeles Geographies and Archives ... 332

Decolonization 


Decolonial Intimacies: Emergent Coalitional Potentialities 
across Latinx and Asian / American Studies ... 002

What about the Human?: Humans, Monsters, Waste ... 005

Temporalities of Resistance, Emergence, and Futurity: 
The Afterlives of Death ... 041

Interwar Black International ... 059

Asian-Indigenous Relationalities: Incommensurate Emergencies 
and Relational Emergences ... 064

Cultural and Ecological Geographies of the Urban ... 082

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

The Demonic Grounds of Decolonial Performance ... 131

The U.S. War on North Korea ... 132

Internationalism and Palestine ... 141

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

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

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

Knowledge is Sovereignty: De-centering Settler Colonial States of Emergency through Indigenous Resurgence Praxes ... 282

Black Queer Internationalists ... 295

Maps for the Territory: Walks, Words, and Counter-Worlds 
in Palestine ... 297

Race, the State, and Political Imaginaries ... 299

(In)Visible Emergences: Decolonial Queer / Trans Theories 
and Methods as Resistance and Hope ... 345

The Critical Sounds and Colors of Caribbean Cultures ... 349

Our Borderline Concepts ... 351

Past the Town / Gown Divide: Toward Migrant Justice of 
Farmworkers and Students ... 426

Ecologies of Radical Healing and Survival ... 428

This Species of Racialization: Animalization, Anti-Blackness, 
and Coloniality ... 447

Diaspora Studies 


Colonial Interruptions: (Re)mergences, Remains, and Redress 
in Southeast Asian American Diasporic Politics ... 021

Latinx Neoliberalism ... 035

Interwar Black International ... 059

Archival Justice: Minding the (Human) Gap in Teaching 
and Research ... 117

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

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

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

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

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

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

Broken Promises: Insecurity in the Muslim African Diaspora ... 280

The Critical Sounds and Colors of Caribbean Cultures ... 349

To Be Black and Brown All Around: Afro Indigenous / 
Latinx Coalitions ... 378

Death to the Peace Process: Reemergence(ies) of Palestinian Insurgency ... 450

Representing the Diaspora's Emergence / ies ... 459

Digital Humanities 


The Working Life: Culture, Class, Resilience and the Cards ... 022

Black in the Archive ... 167

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

Digital Humanities Caucus: Digital Shorts ... 278

Emergence in the Archive: Cultural Heritage in Theory and Practice ... 281

Conversations in the Feminist Public Humanities: Concepts, 
Nuts and Bolts, and New Publics ... 326

Digital Humanities Caucus: Mapping Sweet Auburn: Geo-Locating Atlanta's Spaces of Black Crisis and Emergence Through Digital Humanities Making ... 334

Digital Humanities Caucus: Emerging Digital Humanities ... 363

The Revolution Will Be Digitized: Anti-Racist and 
Feminist Perspectives ... 436

Race, Social Media, and the Digital Humanities ... 448

Mapping Segregated Histories: Digital Research and 
Visualizations for the Public ... 461

Digital Media 


Emergent Vitalities: Resurgence as Emergence in 
Indigenous Visualities ... 007

The Working Life: Culture, Class, Resilience and the Cards ... 022

Mediating Emergency: Media's Constructions, Infrastructures, 
and Temporalities of Crisis ... 066

Questioning Platform Capitalism ... 194

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

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

Maps for the Territory: Walks, Words, and Counter-Worlds 
in Palestine ... 297

Digital Humanities Caucus: Emerging Digital Humanities ... 363

International Committee Talkshop III: Transnational Publications 
from Emergency to Emerging Projects ... 373

Disability Studies 


What about the Human?: Humans, Monsters, Waste ... 005

Emergent Forms of Queer Care ... 028

Du Bois Lately: Emergent Critiques of W. E. B. Du Bois at 150 ... 040

Biopolitics: The Body as Property ... 053

Against Work: Disability, Labor, and the Crisis of Human Worth ... 124

Race and Disability Justice ... 163

White Nationalist Roots of Trumpism ... 171

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

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

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

Disability Studies: Critical Genealogies and Emerging Futures ... 284

Critical Disability Studies Caucus: Cripistemologies of Continuous 
Crisis II: The Cultural Etiologies / Exacerbations of Crisis States ... 309

Embracing the Mess, Engaging the Complex: Disability Politics and 
Anti-Ableist Practices among Poor and Racialized Populations ... 337

Institutionalizing Emergence: On (Re)Producing Institutions of Crisis ... 354

Critical University Studies: Disability, Race, Gender, and Sexuality ... 396

Early American Matters Caucus: (Dis)Ability, Race, the 
Superhuman, and the Emergence of Transatlantic Slavery ... 398

Medical States of Emergence and Geographies of Care: Civil Rights Movements and Biopolitics in New Mexico, Texas, and Louisiana ... 446

Early American Studies 


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

The Climate of Emergency ... 162

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

Education 


Inheriting Black Studies ... 067

Freedom Summer Collegiate Symposium ... 078

Cultural and Ecological Geographies of the Urban ... 082

Site Resources Committee: We Were Here before DACA, 
and We'll Be Here after DACA: Latina / os in Atlanta and 


Their Quest for Academic Justice in the 21st-Century ... 103

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

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

Black in the Archive ... 167

Students Committee: Emerging Scholars and Publishing Y
our First Book ... 178

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

Graduate Education Committee: Beyond Crisis in Graduate Education ... 221

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

Race, the State, and Political Imaginaries ... 299

Telling the Truth: Poetry, Politics, and Remembering the 
Life and Legacy of Activist, Public Intellectual, and 
Beloved Teacher June Jordan ... 369

Environmental Studies


Displaced / Out of Place Refugees ... 020

Comunidades en Resistencia: Indigenous and Latinx Collaboratives 
in the Face of Environmental Degradation ... 030

Racial Capitalism and Natural Resource Extraction ... 045

Emerging Eco-Subjectivities ... 049

The 500-Year Emergency: Ecological Catastrophe and the 
American Plantation Imaginary ... 050

In the Water: Racial Capitalism and Environmental Justice ... 055

Interwar Black International ... 059

States of Embodiment: Animality, Racialization, and 
Environmental Justice ... 080

Structural and Infrastructural Violence: Environmental Justice 
in a New Frame ... 105

Ecologies of Black Childhood ... 112

Mobilizing Indigenous Economies of Abundance against 
Climate Change and Late-Liberal, Settler Colonial Exhaustion ... 116

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

The Climate of Emergency ... 162

Program Committee: Environmental Justice and Survivance ... 228

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

Environment and Culture Caucus: Climate Migrants and 
Refugees across Militarized Borders ... 289

Maps for the Territory: Walks, Words, and Counter-Worlds 
in Palestine ... 297

Migrant Emergencies, Climate Change, and Narratives 
of Securitization ... 305

Environment and Culture Caucus: Intersections in 
Environmental Humanities ... 314

The End of Cheap Food: Power, Precarity, and Human Disposability ... 318

Environment and Culture Caucus: American Studies in the Plantationocene ... 342

Telling the Truth: Poetry, Politics, and Remembering the 
Life and Legacy of Activist, Public Intellectual, and 
Beloved Teacher June Jordan ... 369

Racial Capitalism, Environmental Capitalism, and Survival 
in the South ... 371

Ecologies of Radical Healing and Survival ... 428

Stomping Movements: Settler Imperial Counterinsurgency 
and Counterrevolution ... 445

Representing the Timescales of Climate Change ... 454

Rethinking Alternative Worlds: Emerging in the Here and 
Now of Emergency ... 463

Ethnic Studies and Critical Ethnic Studies 


Decolonial Intimacies: Emergent Coalitional Potentialities 
across Latinx and Asian / American Studies ... 002

Representations of Violence ... 006

Legal Entanglements: Land, Rights, and Citizenship ... 014

Domestic Empires: Aftermath, Endurance, and Refuge 
in the Militarized City ... 018

Criminalization, Surveillance, and the Carceral State ... 019

Displaced / Out of Place Refugees ... 020

On Public Art ... 024

Emerging Eco-Subjectivities ... 049

In the Water: Racial Capitalism and Environmental Justice ... 055

On New Cartographies of Racial Capitalism and Black 
Radical Tradition ... 063

Ethical Emergency and Posthumanist Emergence ... 074

The Gender of Racial Capitalism: Emerging Masculinities / 
Femininities in Making and Unmaking Racialized Poverty ... 083

Performing Care, Domestic Labor, and Empire ... 085

An Ordinary State of Carceral Emergency: That's What America 
Means, a Prison ... 098

Transgressing the Transhemispheric South: Unsettling 
the Literary Landscape ... 099

Against Work: Disability, Labor, and the Crisis of Human Worth ... 124

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Program Committee: Environmental Justice and Survivance ... 228

Trans of Color Emergences and Futures ... 230

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

Environment and Culture Caucus: Climate Migrants and 
Refugees across Militarized Borders ... 289

Confronting Anti-Blackness as Decolonization Strategy in 
Immigrant Justice Movements and Imaginaries ... 292

Pacific Currents and Visions ... 298

Race, the State, and Political Imaginaries ... 299

Queer / Feminist Liberatory Futures ... 306

Arab American Studies Association: What Time Is It?: 
Queer and Women of Color Relations and Re-memory 
across U.S. Settler Empire ... 313

¡Alta a Las Deportaciones! ... 316

Ethnography Caucus: Ethnography Now II: New Perspectives 
on Interdisciplinarity ... 320

Urban Imaginaries: Visual Practices and the (Un)Making of Home ... 327

Los Angeles Geographies and Archives ... 332

Unruly Solidarities and Re-Emergent Internationalisms of the 
Trans-Pacific World ... 340

The Critical Sounds and Colors of Caribbean Cultures ... 349

Institutionalizing Emergency: Boarding Schools and the 
Crises of Colonialism ... 364

Marxism Caucus: The Legacies of 1968 ... 377

Tracking Tensions of Race, Space, and Neoliberalism ... 384

Program Committee: 10 Years of Casting Out ... 387

Alien Emergences: Multiracial Intimacies and Queer Solidarities 
in Transnational Encounter ... 400

Emergent Research and Reading Strategies: 
The American Studies Now Series ... 409

Ecologies of Radical Healing and Survival ... 428

Performing / Producing Otherwise Worlds: Queer Impossibility 
as Tactical Emergence ... 441

Ethnography 


The Working Life: Culture, Class, Resilience and the Cards ... 022

(Trans)Internationalism ... 047

Gendered Sounds: Women Sing Off-Key ... 057

Right Makes Might?: Christianity, Conservatism, and Nationalism ... 058

Performing Care, Domestic Labor, and Empire ... 085

Program Committee: Everyday Utopias ... 102

Ethnography Caucus: Ethnography Now I: New Perspectives 
on Interdisciplinarity ... 294

Ethnography Caucus: Ethnography Now II: New Perspectives 
on Interdisciplinarity ... 320

Ethnography Caucus: Roundtable and Syllabus Swap for 
Teaching Ethnography ... 358

Feminism 


Representations of Violence ... 006

Negotiating Work and Family in the Age of a Super Woman: 
Making-it in Academia without Killing Ourselves ... 008

Intersectional Feminist Futures ... 033

Women of Color Resist: Feminist and Queer Strategies ... 056

Gendered Sounds: Women Sing Off-Key ... 057

On New Cartographies of Racial Capitalism and Black 
Radical Tradition ... 063

Ethical Emergency and Posthumanist Emergence ... 074

Performing Care, Domestic Labor, and Empire ... 085

Feminist Emergencies: Engendering Liberal Dependency 
through Crisis ... 088

Imagining Otherwise across the Asias: Queer / Feminist Sites 
of Emergence ... 106

Transnational Feminist Methodologies: Incommensurability, 
Relationality, and Illegibility ... 113

Sex Negativities: The Discursive and Institutional Life 
of Sexual Violence ... 122

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

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

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

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

Black Feminist Poetics, Narratives, and Humor ... 155

Black in the Archive ... 167

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

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

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

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

Program Committee: NO! The Rape Documentary in the Age 
of #Metoo ... 288

Queer / Feminist Liberatory Futures ... 306

Reclaiming Our Time: Re-Centering Intersectional Feminism 
in Research, Teaching, and Everyday Realities ... 333

The Emergence of Black Feminist Health Science Studies ... 339

My Music: Anti-Colonial Feminist Punk Rock ... 361

The Anthological Impulse: Pedagogy and Social Justice ... 385

Committee on Gender and Sexuality Studies: Teaching Feminism 
in the American Studies Classroom ... 390

Radical Black Dharma Strategies: Black Femmes and Black Queers 
on Living in the Dark Age ... 394

Emergent Alliances, Feminist Masculinities ... 395

Black Feminisms across Many Suns: Futuristic Survival ... 440

Utopic / Dystopic: Black Feminist Aesthetics ... 456

States of Reproduction and the Reproductive State ... 458

Film Studies 


What about the Human?: Humans, Monsters, Waste ... 005

Emergent Vitalities: Resurgence as Emergence in Indigenous Visualities ... 007

(Trans)Internationalism ... 047

Cultural and Ecological Geographies of the Urban ... 082

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

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

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

Black Feminisms across Many Suns: Futuristic Survival ... 440

Representing the Timescales of Climate Change ... 454

Food Studies 


The Working Life: Culture, Class, Resilience and the Cards ... 022

Pacific Currents and Visions ... 298

The End of Cheap Food: Power, Precarity, and Human Disposability ... 318

Ecologies of Radical Healing and Survival ... 428

Gender


Negotiating Work and Family in the Age of a Super Woman: 
Making-it in Academia without Killing Ourselves ... 008

Age and the Life Cycle in Black Studies ... 012

Intersectional Feminist Futures ... 033

Biopolitics: Race, Medical Punishment, and Memory ... 044

(Trans)Internationalism ... 047

Gendered Sounds: Women Sing Off-Key ... 057

Right Makes Might?: Christianity, Conservatism, and Nationalism ... 058

Childhood and Youth Studies Caucus: Emerging in Emergency ... 062

The Gender of Racial Capitalism: Emerging Masculinities / 
Femininities in Making and Unmaking Racialized Poverty ... 083

Performing Care, Domestic Labor, and Empire ... 085

The Child as Queer Emergence ... 087

Waiting To Be Heard: The Emergence of the Voices of Victims of America's Racial Terror ... 108

Transnational Feminist Methodologies: Incommensurability, 
Relationality, and Illegibility ... 113

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

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

White Nationalist Roots of Trumpism ... 171

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

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

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

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

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

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

Latinx Feminisms ... 263

On the Uses of Political Theatre ... 285

Program Committee: NO! The Rape Documentary in the 
Age of #Metoo ... 288

¡Alta a Las Deportaciones! ... 316

Labor and the Body: Theorizing the Racialized Production 
of Gender from Antislavery Campaigns to #MeToo ... 317

Women and Drones in the Perpetual State of Exception ... 367

Performance Studies Caucus: Nao Bustamante's Always 
Already Emerging Art ... 370

Racial Capitalism, Environmental Capitalism, and Survival 
in the South ... 371

States of Material Emergence: Object-Based Explorations of 
Power and Political Expression, 1700-1980 ... 379

Gendering Memory and Archive across the Americas ... 405

Black Feminisms across Many Suns: Futuristic Survival ... 440

Who Is Suspect?: Policing, Racialization, and American Warfare ... 442

Geography and Space 


Gentrification and Development: Place, Power, and Desire ... 015

Domestic Empires: Aftermath, Endurance, and Refuge in 
the Militarized City ... 018

Criminalization, Surveillance, and the Carceral State ... 019

Temporalities of Resistance, Emergence, and Futurity: 
The Afterlives of Death ... 041

Emerging Visualities, Seeing Emergencies Differently ... 043

In the Water: Racial Capitalism and Environmental Justice ... 055

On New Cartographies of Racial Capitalism and Black 
Radical Tradition ... 063

The Gentrified City as Site of Emergence ... 068

Program Committee: Survival Strategies in the South ... 077

Cultural and Ecological Geographies of the Urban ... 082

The State and I: Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Public 
Space and Public Action ... 093

Transoceanic Militarisms: At the Crossroads of Emergency 
and Emergence ... 094

Emergent Counter-Topographies, Infrastructures, and 
Geneologies of Struggle ... 118

Emerging Carceral State Formations: Prison and Jail Expansion 
in the Rural United States ... 119

Black Feminist Poetics, Narratives, and Humor ... 155

Program Committee: Environmental Justice and Survivance ... 228

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

Maps for the Territory: Walks, Words, and Counter-Worlds 
in Palestine ... 297

Public Space As / In States of Emergence ... 301

Emergent Dimensions in Native American and Indigenous Studies I ... 307

Material Culture Caucus: Cultural Landscapes as Sites for 
Emergence and Activism ... 322

Los Angeles Geographies and Archives ... 332

Emergent Dimensions in Native American and Indigenous Studies II ... 335

Emerging Geographies of Freedom: The Power of Transnational 


African American Mobilities ... 344

The Emergence and State of the Urban Humanities ... 355

Tracking Tensions of Race, Space, and Neoliberalism ... 384

Tour: South-View Cemetery ... 452

Global / Transnational 


Cycles of Emergence ... 004

Crisis across Asian-Americas: Racial Politics, Migration, 
and Cultural Production in California ... 023

On Public Art ... 024

Temporalities of Resistance, Emergence, and Futurity: 
The Afterlives of Death ... 041

Biopolitics: Race, Medical Punishment, and Memory ... 044

(Trans)Internationalism ... 047

The 500-Year Emergency: Ecological Catastrophe and the 
American Plantation Imaginary ... 050

Gendered Sounds: Women Sing Off-Key ... 057

Interwar Black International ... 059

Violent Exchanges between the Police and the Military after 
World War II ... 070

International Committee Talkshop I: Transnational Research 
from Emergency to Emerging Projects ... 076

Performing Care, Domestic Labor, and Empire ... 085

The Child as Queer Emergence ... 087

Feminist Emergencies: Engendering Liberal Dependency through Crisis ... 088

Travel Bans and Border Walls: The Weaponization of Foreignness 
in the State of Racial Emergency ... 095

Queering Intimacies of Empire ... 097

Trans-Pacific Cold War in Movements: Entanglements of Taiwan, 
Japan, the United States, and China ... 125

Emerging U.S. Colombianidades ... 154

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

Black in the Archive ... 167

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

Monumental Memory ... 177

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

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

Humanitarianism, Emergency, and the Politics of Religion ... 197

Legacies of 1968: Emergent Transnationalisms and Recurrent Crises ... 198

Permutations and Ongoing Emergences within Transnational American Studies ... 200

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

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

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

Latinx Feminisms ... 263

Pacific Currents and Visions ... 298

Environment and Culture Caucus: Intersections in 
Environmental Humanities ... 314

Emergent Dimensions in Native American and Indigenous Studies II ... 335

Program Committee: Arab Voices and the De-centering of America ... 341

Emerging Geographies of Freedom: The Power of Transnational 
African American Mobilities ... 344

The Aesthetics of Militancy ... 352

International Committee Talkshop III: Transnational Publications 
from Emergency to Emerging Projects ... 373

War, Empire, and Anti-Muslim Racism ... 381

Varieties of Groundings in Black Studies ... 391

Critical Stories of Crossings in and through the Americas ... 411

Ecologies of Radical Healing and Survival ... 428

Fostered in Crisis: African American Internationalism under Détente ... 439

Queering Post-Socialism: Alternative Futures beyond Anglo 
Technologies of Sexuality and Informatics ... 444

Rethinking Emergences of Afro-Asian Coalitions ... 466

Health and Medicine


Emergent Forms of Queer Care ... 028

Biopolitics: Race, Medical Punishment, and Memory ... 044

Biopolitics: The Body as Property ... 053

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

AIDS, Media, and Memory: Legacies and Contestations in the 
Ongoing Emergency of the AIDS Crisis ... 286

HIV and AIDS in the States of Emergence: The Ongoing Crisis 
as a Condition of Possibility ... 311

Emerging Minds, Bodies, and Values: The Concussion Crisis 
in American Youth Football ... 323

The Emergence of Black Feminist Health Science Studies ... 339

Ecologies of Radical Healing and Survival ... 428

Medical States of Emergence and Geographies of Care: Civil Rights Movements and Biopolitics in New Mexico, Texas, and Louisiana ... 446

States of Reproduction and the Reproductive State ... 458

Hemispheric Studies 


International Committee Talkshop I: Transnational Research 
from Emergency to Emerging Projects ... 076

Transgressing the Transhemispheric South: Unsettling the 
Literary Landscape ... 099

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

Emerging U.S. Colombianidades ... 154

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

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

Permutations and Ongoing Emergences within Transnational 
American Studies ... 200

Gendering Memory and Archive across the Americas ... 405

History 


Negotiating Work and Family in the Age of a Super Woman: 
Making-it in Academia without Killing Ourselves ... 008

Gentrification and Development: Place, Power, and Desire ... 015

In the Water: Racial Capitalism and Environmental Justice ... 055

Emerging Anti-Fascist Action: Tapping into Traditions and 
Meeting New Fascism ... 073

Soul's Children: Black Music and the Black Liberation Movement, 
1970–Present ... 086

Emergence and Emergency in Native North America ... 091

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

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

Black in the Archive ... 167

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

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

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

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

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

Heritage and Tourism: Militarizing Memory ... 231

Emergence and Emergency in Anti-Prison Movements ... 234

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

Latinx Feminisms ... 263

Chests, Nests, and Capsules: Material Culture and its Containers ... 296

¡Alta a Las Deportaciones! ... 316

Material Culture Caucus: Cultural Landscapes as Sites for 
Emergence and Activism ... 322

Queer and Unusual Objects: On Trans / Gender Archives ... 401

Tour: South-View Cemetery ... 452

Black Appalachia: Garveyism, Youth Protest, and Identity 
in the 20th Century ... 455

Mapping Segregated Histories: Digital Research and Visualizations 
for the Public ... 461

Humor Studies 


Black Feminist Poetics, Narratives, and Humor ... 155

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

Indigenous Studies or indigeneity


Emergent Vitalities: Resurgence as Emergence in 
Indigenous Visualities ... 007

Between Emergence and Endurance: Racial Formations 
and Mutations ... 013

Legal Entanglements: Land, Rights, and Citizenship ... 014

Speculative Fiction as a Genre of Emergence ... 016

Comunidades en Resistencia: Indigenous and Latinx Collaboratives 
in the Face of Environmental Degradation ... 030

"Kick, Push": Youth Politics, Empire, and Decolonization ... 032

Form and Interface: Architectures of Race, Gender, and Indigeneity ... 039

Racial Capitalism and Natural Resource Extraction ... 045

Asian-Indigenous Relationalities: Incommensurate Emergencies 
and Relational Emergences ... 064

Infrastructures of Colonialism in North America ... 089

Emergence and Emergency in Native North America ... 091

Murderous Feeling: The Form and Content of Retribution 
and Violence in Black and Indigenous Literature ... 114

Performing under Settler Colonial Crisis: Black and Indigenous 
Mobilizing on the Stage, Screen, and Streets ... 115

Mobilizing Indigenous Economies of Abundance against Climate 
Change and Late-Liberal, Settler Colonial Exhaustion ... 116

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

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

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

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

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

Maps for the Territory: Walks, Words, and Counter-Worlds 
in Palestine ... 297

Queer / Feminist Liberatory Futures ... 306

Arab American Studies Association: What Time Is It?: 
Queer and Women of Color Relations and Re-memory 
across U.S. Settler Empire ... 313

Gendering Memory and Archive across the Americas ... 405

Ecologies of Radical Healing and Survival ... 428

Representing the Timescales of Climate Change ... 454

Language


Cultural and Ecological Geographies of the Urban ... 082

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

Latina / o Studies 


Crossing Bodies and Borders in LatinX Literature and Art ... 010

Criminalization, Surveillance, and the Carceral State ... 019

Displaced / Out of Place Refugees ... 020

Comunidades en Resistencia: Indigenous and Latinx Collaboratives 
in the Face of Environmental Degradation ... 030

Emergent States of Race, Emergent Racial States: 
The U.S. Military, Water Law, and Bio-Neglected Citizens ... 031

Latinx Neoliberalism ... 035

U.S. / Central Americans in the Era of Trump ... 060

On New Cartographies of Racial Capitalism and Black 
Radical Tradition ... 063

Cultural and Ecological Geographies of the Urban ... 082

Performing Care, Domestic Labor, and Empire ... 085

Site Resources Committee: We Were Here before DACA, and 
We'll Be Here after DACA: Latina / os in Atlanta and 
Their Quest for Academic Justice in the 21st-Century ... 103

Monsters, Spirits, and Replicant Others: Crisis, (Re)creation, 
and Endurance in Latinx Borderlands ... 110

The Demonic Grounds of Decolonial Performance ... 131

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

Emerging U.S. Colombianidades ... 154

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

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

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

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

Latinx Feminisms ... 263

Citizenship after Citizenship?: Reclaiming, Recovering, 
and Reconfiguring the Radical Potential of Citizenship ... 279

Sound Studies Caucus: Emergent Auralities and Subaltern Sounds: 
Latinx Cultural Production and Performance ... 283

Mobility and Deportation in States of Emergency ... 287

Black Queer Internationalists ... 295

Entanglements of Blackness and Brownness in the Aesthetic 
Production of the Americas ... 304

¡Alta a Las Deportaciones! ... 316

Los Angeles Geographies and Archives ... 332

My Music: Anti-Colonial Feminist Punk Rock ... 361

Racial Capitalism, Environmental Capitalism, and Survival 
in the South ... 371

To Be Black and Brown All Around: Afro Indigenous / 
Latinx Coalitions ... 378

Queerness and Race in Atlanta ... 388

Gendering Memory and Archive across the Americas ... 405

Past the Town / Gown Divide: Toward Migrant Justice of 
Farmworkers and Students ... 426

Ecologies of Radical Healing and Survival ... 428

Law and Legal Studies 


Legal Entanglements: Land, Rights, and Citizenship ... 014

Biopolitics: The Body as Property ... 053

Keywords of Emergency ... 069

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

Los Angeles Geographies and Archives ... 332

Program Committee: Intersectionality at 30: States of Emergence ... 360

Biopolitical Emergenc(i)es: Toward a New Genealogy of Race, 
Gender, and Liberal Dispossession ... 382

Program Committee: 10 Years of Casting Out ... 387

Sex, Emergency, and the Emerging Child ... 410

Past the Town / Gown Divide: Toward Migrant Justice of 
Farmworkers and Students ... 426

Racial Property: Performing Legal Fictions ... 443

Literary Studies 


What about the Human?: Humans, Monsters, Waste ... 005

Form's Emergent Privacy: "Gayl Jones's" American Studies Project ... 017

Displaced / Out of Place Refugees ... 020

Childhood and Youth Studies Caucus: Children's Literature 
and Emergent Genealogies of Resistance ... 037

Class Contingencies ... 042

Interwar Black International ... 059

On New Cartographies of Racial Capitalism and Black 
Radical Tradition ... 063

Merciful Failure, Delightful Disasters, and Practices of Hope ... 079

Transgressing the Transhemispheric South: Unsettling the Literary Landscape ... 099

The Ideological Emergency of the Frontier ... 104

Murderous Feeling: The Form and Content of Retribution and 
Violence in Black and Indigenous Literature ... 114

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

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

Black Feminist Poetics, Narratives, and Humor ... 155

Race and Disability Justice ... 163

Black in the Archive ... 167

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

Black Queer Internationalists ... 295

Maps for the Territory: Walks, Words, and Counter-Worlds 
in Palestine ... 297

Queer / Feminist Liberatory Futures ... 306

War, Empire, and Anti-Muslim Racism ... 381

Gendering Memory and Archive across the Americas ... 405

Settler Militarism: Order and Precarity ... 427

In Constant Crisis: Bodies and the Routinization of Emergency ... 435

Racial Property: Performing Legal Fictions ... 443

Utopic / Dystopic: Black Feminist Aesthetics ... 456

Poetry from the Future: Un-Forming the Political ... 462

Marxism


Displaced / Out of Place Refugees ... 020

Du Bois Lately: Emergent Critiques of W. E. B. Du Bois at 150 ... 040

Interwar Black International ... 059

Against Work: Disability, Labor, and the Crisis of Human Worth ... 124

Marxism Caucus: The Legacies of 1968 ... 377

Marxism Caucus: Marxism, the University, and the Legacies of 1968 ... 404

Material Culture


Biopolitics: Race, Medical Punishment, and Memory ... 044

Race and Disability Justice ... 163

Monumental Memory ... 177

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

Heritage and Tourism: Militarizing Memory ... 231

Chests, Nests, and Capsules: Material Culture and its Containers ... 296

Emergent Dimensions in Native American and Indigenous Studies I ... 307

Material Culture Caucus: Cultural Landscapes as Sites for 
Emergence and Activism ... 322

Material Culture Caucus: Emerging Pedagogies and Material 
Culture across the Disciplines ... 350

States of Material Emergence: Object-Based Explorations of 
Power and Political Expression, 1700-1980 ... 379

Material Subcultures: Production and Consumption on the Margins ... 406

Media Studies


What about the Human?: Humans, Monsters, Waste ... 005

The Working Life: Culture, Class, Resilience and the Cards ... 022

On Public Art ... 024

Class Contingencies ... 042

Technological Emergence / Emergency: Screen Media and the 
Contexts of Carcerality ... 061

Mediating Emergency: Media's Constructions, Infrastructures, 
and Temporalities of Crisis ... 066

New Joints: Imagining the Music Video ... 090

The State and I: Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Public Space 
and Public Action ... 093

White Nationalist Roots of Trumpism ... 171

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

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

AIDS, Media, and Memory: Legacies and Contestations in 
the Ongoing Emergency of the AIDS Crisis ... 286

Sound Studies Caucus: Listening to Race: Black and Brown 
Voice-Overs and Accents on Television and Film ... 308

Emerging Minds, Bodies, and Values: The Concussion Crisis 
in American Youth Football ... 323

Performance Studies Caucus: Nao Bustamante's Always 
Already Emerging Art ... 370

Queerness and Race in Atlanta ... 388

Settler Militarism: Order and Precarity ... 427

Emergent Forms of Speculative Media ... 431

Emergent Broadcasts: Aesthetics, Politics, and the Potential(s) 
of Television ... 460

Middle East American Studies 


Internationalism and Palestine ... 141

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

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

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

Maps for the Territory: Walks, Words, and Counter-Worlds 
in Palestine ... 297

Teaching Palestine: Pedagogical Praxis and the Indivisibility 
of Justice ... 417

Settler Militarism: Order and Precarity ... 427

Migration 


Crossing Bodies and Borders in LatinX Literature and Art ... 010

Displaced / Out of Place Refugees ... 020

On Public Art ... 024

No Borders, No Prisons: Emerging from the Settler State 
Deportation Regime ... 036

U.S. / Central Americans in the Era of Trump ... 060

Performing Care, Domestic Labor, and Empire ... 085

Site Resources Committee: We Were Here before DACA, 
and We'll Be Here after DACA: Latina / os in Atlanta 
and Their Quest for Academic Justice in the 21st-Century ... 103

Archival Justice: Minding the (Human) Gap in Teaching and Research ... 117

Monumental Memory ... 177

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

Mobility and Deportation in States of Emergency ... 287

Confronting Anti-Blackness as Decolonization Strategy in 
Immigrant Justice Movements and Imaginaries ... 292

Migrant Emergencies, Climate Change, and Narratives 
of Securitization ... 305

¡Alta a Las Deportaciones! ... 316

Global Emergencies, Caribbean Responses ... 321

Queerness and Race in Atlanta ... 388

Past the Town / Gown Divide: Toward Migrant Justice of 
Farmworkers and Students ... 426

Multi-Directional Migration, Crisis, and Trans-Pacific Imaginaries ... 437

Militarism / War 


Sonic Discipline and Disruption: Soundwaves as Political Action 
for and against the State ... 011

Displaced / Out of Place Refugees ... 020

Refugee Temporalities: Asynchronies of Vietnam War Violence ... 046

Violent Exchanges between the Police and the Military after 
World War II ... 070

Transoceanic Militarisms: At the Crossroads of Emergency 
and Emergence ... 094

Travel Bans and Border Walls: The Weaponization of Foreignness 
in the State of Racial Emergency ... 095

Militarism and Capitalism: The Work and Wages of Violence ... 120

The U.S. War on North Korea ... 132

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

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

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

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

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

Heritage and Tourism: Militarizing Memory ... 231

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

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

Emergent Acts: Colonial Logics and Transnational 
Performances of Resistance ... 290

Pacific Currents and Visions ... 298

Migrant Emergencies, Climate Change, and Narratives 
of Securitization ... 305

Empire and Asian American Studies ... 324

Program Committee: Nikhil Pal Singh's Race and 
America's Long War ... 331

The Aesthetics of Militancy ... 352

Securitized Subjects, Militarized Time(s): The Everyday 
Life of Violence ... 365

Women and Drones in the Perpetual State of Exception ... 367

War, Empire, and Anti-Muslim Racism ... 381

Varieties of Groundings in Black Studies ... 391

Settler Militarism: Order and Precarity ... 427

Who Is Suspect?: Policing, Racialization, and American Warfare ... 442

Stomping Movements: Settler Imperial Counterinsurgency 
and Counterrevolution ... 445

Museum Studies 


Racial Capitalism and Natural Resource Extraction ... 045

Emergence in the Archive: Cultural Heritage in Theory and Practice ... 281

Music


"Kick, Push": Youth Politics, Empire, and Decolonization ... 032

Latinx Neoliberalism ... 035

(Trans)Internationalism ... 047

Gendered Sounds: Women Sing Off-Key ... 057

The Changing Same: Race and the Emergence of Post-World War I American Culture ... 075

Soul's Children: Black Music and the Black Liberation Movement, 
1970–Present ... 086

Static, Beats, and Chains: Sound Matters in Black (After)Lives ... 111

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

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

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

My Music: Anti-Colonial Feminist Punk Rock ... 361

Site Resources Committee: F.I.L.A. and Atlanta's Evolution 
as a Hip Hop City ... 392

Merging Emergencies: Soundings from around the Pacific ... 451

Native American Studies 


Racial Capitalism and Natural Resource Extraction ... 045

In the Water: Racial Capitalism and Environmental Justice ... 055

Blackness, Race, and Indigeneity in the Pacific ... 109

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

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

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

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

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

Knowledge is Sovereignty: De-centering Settler Colonial States of Emergency through Indigenous Resurgence Praxes ... 282

Emergent Dimensions in Native American and Indigenous Studies I ... 307

Emergent Dimensions in Native American and Indigenous Studies II ... 335

Black and Indigenous Ephemeralities ... 353

Temporalities of Catastrophe ... 359

My Music: Anti-Colonial Feminist Punk Rock ... 361

To Be Black and Brown All Around: Afro Indigenous / 
Latinx Coalitions ... 378

Gendering Memory and Archive across the Americas ... 405

Ecologies of Radical Healing and Survival ... 428

Racial Property: Performing Legal Fictions ... 443

Oceanic Studies 


Racial Capitalism and Natural Resource Extraction ... 045

Heritage and Tourism: Militarizing Memory ... 231

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

Pacific Currents and Visions ... 298

Pacific Islander American Studies 


Representations of Violence ... 006

Blackness, Race, and Indigeneity in the Pacific ... 109

Pacific Currents and Visions ... 298

Pacific / Trans-Pacific / Pacific Rim / Global Pacific 


Gendered Sounds: Women Sing Off-Key ... 057

Unsettling Asian / America: U.S. Citizenship and Trans-Pacific Critique ... 071

Transoceanic Militarisms: At the Crossroads of Emergency 
and Emergence ... 094

In the Aftermath of Disaster: Transcultural Intimacies 
across Geopolitics and the Human / Non-Human Divide ... 121

Trans-Pacific Cold War in Movements: Entanglements of Taiwan, 
Japan, the United States, and China ... 125

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

Permutations and Ongoing Emergences within Transnational 
American Studies ... 200

Heritage and Tourism: Militarizing Memory ... 231

Pacific Currents and Visions ... 298

Unruly Solidarities and Re-Emergent Internationalisms of 
the Trans-Pacific World ... 340

Trans-Pacific Studies after the TPP: Political Response and 
New Coordinates ... 362

War, Empire, and Anti-Muslim Racism ... 381

Sans Emergence: Aesthetics of Immersion, Technology-Mediated Corporealities, and Weaponized Landscapes ... 402

Multi-Directional Migration, Crisis, and Trans-Pacific Imaginaries ... 437

Merging Emergencies: Soundings from around the Pacific ... 451

Pedagogy 


Ethical Questions in Teaching Afro-Pessimism ... 065

Unconventional Projects for an Unconventional Era: Creative 
and Multimedia Work in and beyond the Classroom ... 100

Structural and Infrastructural Violence: Environmental Justice 
in a New Frame ... 105

Race and Disability Justice ... 163

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

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

Graduate Education Committee: Beyond Crisis in Graduate Education ... 221

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

American Quarterly Review and Editorial Process ... 240

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

Ethnography Caucus: Ethnography Now I: New Perspectives 
on Interdisciplinarity ... 294

Teaching through Terror #Charlottesville ... 300

Environment and Culture Caucus: Intersections in Environmental Humanities ... 314

Material Culture Caucus: Emerging Pedagogies and Material 
Culture across the Disciplines ... 350

Ethnography Caucus: Roundtable and Syllabus Swap for 
Teaching Ethnography ... 358

The Anthological Impulse: Pedagogy and Social Justice ... 385

Committee on Gender and Sexuality Studies: Teaching Feminism 
in the American Studies Classroom ... 390

Teaching Palestine: Pedagogical Praxis and the Indivisibility 
of Justice ... 417

Performance Studies 


Representations of Violence ... 006

Acts of Black Emergence: Interrupting and Re-Imagining the 
Figure of the State ... 009

"Kick, Push": Youth Politics, Empire, and Decolonization ... 032

(Trans)Internationalism ... 047

Women of Color Resist: Feminist and Queer Strategies ... 056

Gendered Sounds: Women Sing Off-Key ... 057

Inheriting Black Studies ... 067

Abundant Ecologies, Femme Aesthetics, and Emergent Bodies: Performance in the Age of Ruin ... 081

Unruly Sensings: State Violence, Be / longing, and 
Aesthetics in Motion ... 084

Remembering the 1980s through Black and Latinx Performance ... 107

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

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

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

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

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

On the Uses of Political Theatre ... 285

Virtuosity ... 310

Creating States of Emergence: Scholar-Artists and the 
Life-Giving Capacities of the Arts ... 338

Performance Studies Caucus: Nao Bustamante's Always 
Already Emerging Art ... 370

Performance Studies Caucus: Peggy Phelan's Unmarked at 25 ... 397

Gathering after the End: Queer Minoritarian Aesthetics of Ruins ... 424

A Voice and Nothing More?: Writing Sound and the Emergence 
of African American Racial Politics ... 425

Performance and Public Scholarship: Poetry, Poetics, Academia, 
and Activism ... 433

Performing / Producing Otherwise Worlds: Queer Impossibility 
as Tactical Emergence ... 441

Utopic / Dystopic: Black Feminist Aesthetics ... 456

Political Economy 


Gentrification and Development: Place, Power, and Desire ... 015

In the Water: Racial Capitalism and Environmental Justice ... 055

Infrastructures of Colonialism in North America ... 089

The Ideological Emergency of the Frontier ... 104

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

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

Identity Politics ... 291

Racial Capitalism, Environmental Capitalism, and Survival 
in the South ... 371

Emergent Contexts of Corporate Power ... 434

Racial Property: Performing Legal Fictions ... 443

Political Theory 


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

Race, the State, and Political Imaginaries ... 299

States of Emergence in the Labor of Suffering ... 302

Eva Cherniavsky's Neocitizenship: Political Culture after Democracy ... 303

Our Borderline Concepts ... 351

Creative Resistance: Visual Cultures as Political Cultures ... 375

Performance Studies Caucus: Peggy Phelan's Unmarked at 25 ... 397

Utopic / Dystopic: Black Feminist Aesthetics ... 456

Politics and Government 


Right Makes Might?: Christianity, Conservatism, and Nationalism ... 058

The Emergence of Trump and the Emergency of Trumpism ... 140

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

White Nationalist Roots of Trumpism ... 171

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

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

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

How Does a State Feel?: The Aesthetic Lives of Administrative 
and Bureaucratic Violence ... 368

Emergent Contexts of Corporate Power ... 434

Popular Culture 


"Kick, Push": Youth Politics, Empire, and Decolonization ... 032

Childhood and Youth Studies Caucus: Emerging in Emergency ... 062

Cultural and Ecological Geographies of the Urban ... 082

New Joints: Imagining the Music Video ... 090

Static, Beats, and Chains: Sound Matters in Black (After)Lives ... 111

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

The Tacky South ... 137

White Nationalist Roots of Trumpism ... 171

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

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

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

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

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

Emergent Narratives of Girlhood: Black Girl Futures ... 262

Racial Terror in the United States: Black Geographies 
and Popular Culture ... 328

My Music: Anti-Colonial Feminist Punk Rock ... 361

Emergent Broadcasts: Aesthetics, Politics, and the 
Potential(s) of Television ... 460

Emerging Perspectives on Popular Representations of 
Racism and Slavery ... 464

Postcolonial Studies 


What about the Human?: Humans, Monsters, Waste ... 005

Right Makes Might?: Christianity, Conservatism, and Nationalism ... 058

Knowledge is Sovereignty: De-centering Settler Colonial States of Emergency through Indigenous Resurgence Praxes ... 282

Black Queer Internationalists ... 295

Maps for the Territory: Walks, Words, and Counter-Worlds 
in Palestine ... 297

Empire and Asian American Studies ... 324

To Be Black and Brown All Around: Afro Indigenous / 
Latinx Coalitions ... 378

Print Culture 


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

Performance and Public Scholarship: Poetry, Poetics, 
Academia, and Activism ... 433

Prison Studies 


Sonic Discipline and Disruption: Soundwaves as Political Action 
for and against the State ... 011

Criminalization, Surveillance, and the Carceral State ... 019

No Borders, No Prisons: Emerging from the Settler State 
Deportation Regime ... 036

Biopolitics: Race, Medical Punishment, and Memory ... 044

Technological Emergence / Emergency: Screen Media and 
the Contexts of Carcerality ... 061

On New Cartographies of Racial Capitalism and 
Black Radical Tradition ... 063

Keywords of Emergency ... 069

An Ordinary State of Carceral Emergency: That's What 
America Means, a Prison ... 098

Emerging Carceral State Formations: Prison and Jail Expansion 
in the Rural United States ... 119

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

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

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

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

Emergence and Emergency in Anti-Prison Movements ... 234

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

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

Whose Emergency and What Crisis?: Activist Responses to 
the Bipartisan Justice Reinvestment Initiative on 
Prison Sentencing Reform ... 293

Race, the State, and Political Imaginaries ... 299

Critical Prison Studies Teach-In: An Organizer's Toolkit for 
Opening the University to Post-Incarcerated People ... 347

Racial Capitalism, Environmental Capitalism, and Survival 
in the South ... 371

Critical Resistance South at Fifteen: The 21st-Century Landscape 
of Abolition in the U.S. South and Beyond I ... 376

Critical Resistance South at Fifteen: The 21st-Century Landscape 
of Abolition in the U.S. South and Beyond II ... 403

State of the Nation: Emerging Perspectives on the Nation of Islam ... 408

Policing, Emergency, and Emergence ... 457

Public History 


Monumental Memory ... 177

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

Heritage and Tourism: Militarizing Memory ... 231

Public Humanities 


Biopolitics: Race, Medical Punishment, and Memory ... 044

Program Committee: Everyday Utopias ... 102

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

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

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

Conversations in the Feminist Public Humanities: Concepts, 
Nuts and Bolts, and New Publics ... 326

Digital Humanities Caucus: Mapping Sweet Auburn: 
Geo-Locating Atlanta's Spaces of Black Crisis and 
Emergence Through Digital Humanities Making ... 334

Digital Humanities Caucus: Emerging Digital Humanities ... 363

Emergent Research and Reading Strategies: 
The American Studies Now Series ... 409

Performance and Public Scholarship: Poetry, Poetics, 
Academia, and Activism ... 433

Queer Studies 


Criminalization, Surveillance, and the Carceral State ... 019

The Working Life: Culture, Class, Resilience and the Cards ... 022

Cultural and Spatial Frameworks of Belonging in the 
Emergence of Liberal, LGBTQ-Friendly, Settler Colonialism ... 027

Emergent Forms of Queer Care ... 028

No Borders, No Prisons: Emerging from the Settler State 
Deportation Regime ... 036

Racial Capitalism and Natural Resource Extraction ... 045

Refugee Temporalities: Asynchronies of Vietnam War Violence ... 046

(Trans)Internationalism ... 047

Biopolitics: The Body as Property ... 053

Women of Color Resist: Feminist and Queer Strategies ... 056

Spatiality and Transsexuality in American Studies: Sisterhood, 
Space, Place, and Belonging ... 072

Abundant Ecologies, Femme Aesthetics, and Emergent Bodies: Performance in the Age of Ruin ... 081

Performing Care, Domestic Labor, and Empire ... 085

Queering Intimacies of Empire ... 097

Imagining Otherwise across the Asias: Queer / Feminist 
Sites of Emergence ... 106

Sex Negativities: The Discursive and Institutional Life of 
Sexual Violence ... 122

Catastrophes of the Human and Architectures of Emergence ... 123

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

The Woke South ... 165

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

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

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

Trans of Color Emergences and Futures ... 230

Academic Hierarchy and Academic Irrelevance ... 248

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

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

Latinx Feminisms ... 263

Sound Studies Caucus: Emergent Auralities and Subaltern 
Sounds: Latinx Cultural Production and Performance ... 283

Identity Politics ... 291

Black Queer Internationalists ... 295

Race, the State, and Political Imaginaries ... 299

Queer / Feminist Liberatory Futures ... 306

Labor and the Body: Theorizing the Racialized Production 
of Gender from Antislavery Campaigns to #MeToo ... 317

Los Angeles Geographies and Archives ... 332

Queer of Color Politics ... 336

(In)Visible Emergences: Decolonial Queer / Trans Theories 
and Methods as Resistance and Hope ... 345

My Music: Anti-Colonial Feminist Punk Rock ... 361

Queer Art of Emergency: Racial Proximity and the 
Aesthetics of Repair ... 374

Queerness and Race in Atlanta ... 388

Radical Black Dharma Strategies: Black Femmes and 
Black Queers on Living in the Dark Age ... 394

Emergent Alliances, Feminist Masculinities ... 395

Alien Emergences: Multiracial Intimacies and Queer 
Solidarities in Transnational Encounter ... 400

Queer and Unusual Objects: On Trans / Gender Archives ... 401

Gathering after the End: Queer Minoritarian Aesthetics of Ruins ... 424

Power, Poetry, and Public Health: How Essex Hemphill Taught 
Us to Resist the State ... 429

Performing / Producing Otherwise Worlds: Queer Impossibility 
as Tactical Emergence ... 441

Racial Property: Performing Legal Fictions ... 443

Queering Post-Socialism: Alternative Futures beyond Anglo 
Technologies of Sexuality and Informatics ... 444

Utopic / Dystopic: Black Feminist Aesthetics ... 456

Representing the Diaspora's Emergence / ies ... 459

Race and Ethnicity 


What about the Human?: Humans, Monsters, Waste ... 005

Representations of Violence ... 006

Gentrification and Development: Place, Power, and Desire ... 015

Criminalization, Surveillance, and the Carceral State ... 019

On Public Art ... 024

"Kick, Push": Youth Politics, Empire, and Decolonization ... 032

Latinx Neoliberalism ... 035

Unsettled Landscapes: Black Sociality as Rupture ... 038

Biopolitics: Race, Medical Punishment, and Memory ... 044

Racial Capitalism and Natural Resource Extraction ... 045

Refugee Temporalities: Asynchronies of Vietnam War Violence ... 046

Critical Regionalisms and States of Emergence ... 052

Biopolitics: The Body as Property ... 053

States of Nature in 19th-Century Science ... 054

In the Water: Racial Capitalism and Environmental Justice ... 055

Women of Color Resist: Feminist and Queer Strategies ... 056

Right Makes Might?: Christianity, Conservatism, and Nationalism ... 058

Technological Emergence / Emergency: Screen Media and the 
Contexts of Carcerality ... 061

On New Cartographies of Racial Capitalism and Black 
Radical Tradition ... 063

Ethical Questions in Teaching Afro-Pessimism ... 065

The Gentrified City as Site of Emergence ... 068

Violent Exchanges between the Police and the Military 
after World War II ... 070

States of Embodiment: Animality, Racialization, and 
Environmental Justice ... 080

Feminist Emergencies: Engendering Liberal Dependency through Crisis ... 088

Travel Bans and Border Walls: The Weaponization of 
Foreignness in the State of Racial Emergency ... 095

Queering Intimacies of Empire ... 097

Program Committee: Everyday Utopias ... 102

Remembering the 1980s through Black and Latinx Performance ... 107

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

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

The Emergence of Trump and the Emergency of Trumpism ... 140

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

Race and Disability Justice ... 163

White Nationalist Roots of Trumpism ... 171

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

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

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

Whiteness of a Different Color: 20 Years Later ... 196

Humanitarianism, Emergency, and the Politics of Religion ... 197

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Emergence in the Archive: Cultural Heritage in Theory and Practice ... 281

Identity Politics ... 291

States of Emergence in the Labor of Suffering ... 302

Sound Studies Caucus: Listening to Race: Black and Brown 
Voice-Overs and Accents on Television and Film ... 308

HIV and AIDS in the States of Emergence: The Ongoing Crisis as a Condition of Possibility ... 311

Labor and the Body: Theorizing the Racialized Production of 
Gender from Antislavery Campaigns to #MeToo ... 317

Reconstructing Secularisms ... 325

Reclaiming Our Time: Re-Centering Intersectional Feminism 
in Research, Teaching, and Everyday Realities ... 333

Queer of Color Politics ... 336

Embracing the Mess, Engaging the Complex: Disability Politics and 
Anti-Ableist Practices among Poor and Racialized Populations ... 337

Creating States of Emergence: Scholar-Artists and the 
Life-Giving Capacities of the Arts ... 338

Synthetic Forms ... 346

Critical Prison Studies Teach-In: An Organizer's Toolkit for 
Opening the University to Post-Incarcerated People ... 347

Institutionalizing Emergence: On (Re)Producing Institutions of Crisis ... 354

Technological Emergence and Political Emergencies at the 
Intersection of Race, Gender, and Resistance ... 356

Program Committee: Intersectionality at 30: States of Emergence ... 360

My Music: Anti-Colonial Feminist Punk Rock ... 361

Critical Ethnic Studies Committee: The Visual Culture of 
Mixed Race Representations ... 366

Queer Art of Emergency: Racial Proximity and the Aesthetics 
of Repair ... 374

Creative Resistance: Visual Cultures as Political Cultures ... 375

States of Material Emergence: Object-Based Explorations of 
Power and Political Expression, 1700–1980 ... 379

(Re) Emergent Bones: Settler Colonial Spaces and the 
Accumulation of Human Remains ... 380

War, Empire, and Anti-Muslim Racism ... 381

Tracking Tensions of Race, Space, and Neoliberalism ... 384

Queerness and Race in Atlanta ... 388

Critical University Studies: Disability, Race, Gender, and Sexuality ... 396

Early American Matters Caucus: (Dis)Ability, Race, the 
Superhuman, and the Emergence of Transatlantic Slavery ... 398

The Revolution Will Be Digitized: Anti-Racist and 
Feminist Perspectives ... 436

Who Is Suspect?: Policing, Racialization, and American Warfare ... 442

Utopic / Dystopic: Black Feminist Aesthetics ... 456

Policing, Emergency, and Emergence ... 457

Mapping Segregated Histories: Digital Research and Visualizations 
for the Public ... 461

Poetry from the Future: Un-Forming the Political ... 462

Racial Capitalism 


The Poetics of Crisis: Contexts for Liberation ... 003

Legal Entanglements: Land, Rights, and Citizenship ... 014

Gentrification and Development: Place, Power, and Desire ... 015

Times of Crisis, Places of Utopia: The Technoscientific Making 
of United States Futures ... 025

Latinx Neoliberalism ... 035

Racial Capitalism and Natural Resource Extraction ... 045

In the Water: Racial Capitalism and Environmental Justice ... 055

Interwar Black International ... 059

On New Cartographies of Racial Capitalism and Black 
Radical Tradition ... 063

Keywords of Emergency ... 069

The Gender of Racial Capitalism: Emerging Masculinities / 
Femininities in Making and Unmaking Racialized Poverty ... 083

Performing Care, Domestic Labor, and Empire ... 085

Crisis Obscura: Racialized Exceptions and the Biopolitics 
of American Empire ... 092

Transnational Feminist Methodologies: Incommensurability, 
Relationality, and Illegibility ... 113

Emergent Counter-Topographies, Infrastructures, and 
Geneologies of Struggle ... 118

Emerging Carceral State Formations: Prison and Jail Expansion 
in the Rural United States ... 119

Militarism and Capitalism: The Work and Wages of Violence ... 120

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

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

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

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

Whose Emergency and What Crisis?: Activist Responses 
to the Bipartisan Justice Reinvestment Initiative on 
Prison Sentencing Reform ... 293

Race, the State, and Political Imaginaries ... 299

¡Alta a Las Deportaciones! ... 316

Program Committee: Nikhil Pal Singh's Race and America's Long War ... 331

Queer of Color Politics ... 336

Environment and Culture Caucus: American Studies in the Plantationocene ... 342

Racial Capitalism, Environmental Capitalism, and 
Survival in the South ... 371

Critical Resistance South at Fifteen: The 21st-Century Landscape 
of Abolition in the U.S. South and Beyond I ... 376

Race, Property, and Aesthetics ... 389

Critical Resistance South at Fifteen: The 21st-Century Landscape 
of Abolition in the U.S. South and Beyond II ... 403

Black Feminisms across Many Suns: Futuristic Survival ... 440

Stomping Movements: Settler Imperial Counterinsurgency 
and Counterrevolution ... 445

Organizing from the Margins ... 465

Regionalism


Gentrification and Development: Place, Power, and Desire ... 015

Critical Regionalisms and States of Emergence ... 052

The Tacky South ... 137

Whose Emergency and What Crisis?: Activist Responses to 
the Bipartisan Justice Reinvestment Initiative on 
Prison Sentencing Reform ... 293

Religion


Right Makes Might?: Christianity, Conservatism, and Nationalism ... 058

Monsters, Spirits, and Replicant Others: Crisis, (Re)creation, 
and Endurance in Latinx Borderlands ... 110

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

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

Humanitarianism, Emergency, and the Politics of Religion ... 197

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

Black Queer Internationalists ... 295

Reconstructing Secularisms ... 325

Queer of Color Politics ... 336

Racial Capitalism, Environmental Capitalism, and 
Survival in the South ... 371

War, Empire, and Anti-Muslim Racism ... 381

State of the Nation: Emerging Perspectives on the Nation of Islam ... 408

Science and Technology


The Working Life: Culture, Class, Resilience and the Cards ... 022

Times of Crisis, Places of Utopia: The Technoscientific 
Making of United States Futures ... 025

Biopolitics: Race, Medical Punishment, and Memory ... 044

Emerging Eco-Subjectivities ... 049

Biopolitics: The Body as Property ... 053

States of Nature in 19th-Century Science ... 054

Mediating Emergency: Media's Constructions, Infrastructures, 
and Temporalities of Crisis ... 066

Merciful Failure, Delightful Disasters, and Practices of Hope ... 079

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

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

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

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

Synthetic Forms ... 346

Technological Emergence and Political Emergencies at the 
Intersection of Race, Gender, and Resistance ... 356

Emergent Forms of Speculative Media ... 431

Queering Post-Socialism: Alternative Futures beyond Anglo 
Technologies of Sexuality and Informatics ... 444

Settler Colonialism


Decolonial Intimacies: Emergent Coalitional Potentialities across 
Latinx and Asian / American Studies ... 002

Representations of Violence ... 006

Legal Entanglements: Land, Rights, and Citizenship ... 014

Displaced / Out of Place Refugees ... 020

Times of Crisis, Places of Utopia: The Technoscientific Making 
of United States Futures ... 025

Cultural and Spatial Frameworks of Belonging in the Emergence 
of Liberal, LGBTQ-Friendly, Settler Colonialism ... 027

Latinx Neoliberalism ... 035

Racial Capitalism and Natural Resource Extraction ... 045

Critical Regionalisms and States of Emergence ... 052

Emergence and Emergency in Native North America ... 091

An Ordinary State of Carceral Emergency: That's What America 
Means, a Prison ... 098

Performing under Settler Colonial Crisis: Black and Indigenous 
Mobilizing on the Stage, Screen, and Streets ... 115

Mobilizing Indigenous Economies of Abundance against Climate 
Change and Late-Liberal, Settler Colonial Exhaustion ... 116

Catastrophes of the Human and Architectures of Emergence ... 123

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

Internationalism and Palestine ... 141

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

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

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

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

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

Heritage and Tourism: Militarizing Memory ... 231

Sight and the Spoils of Empire ... 243

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

Maps for the Territory: Walks, Words, and Counter-Worlds 
in Palestine ... 297

Program Committee: Nikhil Pal Singh's Race and America's 
Long War ... 331

Our Borderline Concepts ... 351

Institutionalizing Emergence: On (Re)Producing Institutions of Crisis ... 354

Institutionalizing Emergency: Boarding Schools and the 
Crises of Colonialism ... 364

(Re) Emergent Bones: Settler Colonial Spaces and the 
Accumulation of Human Remains ... 380

Race, Property, and Aesthetics ... 389

Visualizing Sovereignty: Anti-Colonial Futures Emerging 
through Indigenous Political and Cultural Praxis ... 407

Past the Town / Gown Divide: Toward Migrant Justice of 
Farmworkers and Students ... 426

Settler Militarism: Order and Precarity ... 427

Stomping Movements: Settler Imperial Counterinsurgency 
and Counterrevolution ... 445

Rethinking Alternative Worlds: Emerging in the Here and Now 
of Emergency ... 463

Sex


Latinx Feminisms ... 263

Sexuality 


The Poetics of Crisis: Contexts for Liberation ... 003

Gentrification and Development: Place, Power, and Desire ... 015

Fifty Years of Black Rage: Anti-Blackness between Clinic and Culture ... 034

Biopolitics: Race, Medical Punishment, and Memory ... 044

(Trans)Internationalism ... 047

Biopolitics: The Body as Property ... 053

Women of Color Resist: Feminist and Queer Strategies ... 056

Right Makes Might?: Christianity, Conservatism, and Nationalism ... 058

Sex Negativities: The Discursive and Institutional Life 
of Sexual Violence ... 122

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

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

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

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

Latinx Feminisms ... 263

AIDS, Media, and Memory: Legacies and Contestations 
in the Ongoing Emergency of the AIDS Crisis ... 286

Program Committee: Sureños en Nueva Tierra: Desde TLC 
a Abolición / Southerners On New Ground: From NAFTA 
to Abolition ... 319

Racial Capitalism, Environmental Capitalism, and Survival 
in the South ... 371

Committee on Gender and Sexuality Studies: Teaching Feminism 
in the American Studies Classroom ... 390

Sex, Emergency, and the Emerging Child ... 410

Slavery


Fifty Years of Black Rage: Anti-Blackness between 
Clinic and Culture ... 034

Biopolitics: Race, Medical Punishment, and Memory ... 044

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

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

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

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

To Be Black and Brown All Around: Afro Indigenous / 
Latinx Coalitions ... 378

Early American Matters Caucus: (Dis)Ability, Race, the 
Superhuman, and the Emergence of Transatlantic Slavery ... 398

Emerging Perspectives on Popular Representations of 
Racism and Slavery ... 464

Social Movements


States of Emergence: University Capitalism ... 048

Emerging Anti-Fascist Action: Tapping into Traditions 
and Meeting New Fascism ... 073

Program Committee: Survival Strategies in the South ... 077

New Dimensions of Filipino-American Organizing: 
Emergent Radicalisms from the 1970s to the 2010s ... 096

Emergent Counter-Topographies, Infrastructures, and 
Geneologies of Struggle ... 118

Trans-Pacific Cold War in Movements: Entanglements of Taiwan, 
Japan, the United States, and China ... 125

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

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

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

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

Monumental Memory ... 177

Legacies of 1968: Emergent Transnationalisms and Recurrent Crises ... 198

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

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

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

Emergence and Emergency in Anti-Prison Movements ... 234

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

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

On the Uses of Political Theatre ... 285

Mobility and Deportation in States of Emergency ... 287

Maps for the Territory: Walks, Words, and Counter-Worlds 
in Palestine ... 297

Public Space As / In States of Emergence ... 301

Eva Cherniavsky's Neocitizenship: Political Culture after Democracy ... 303

Conversations in the Feminist Public Humanities: Concepts, 
Nuts and Bolts, and New Publics ... 326

Embracing the Mess, Engaging the Complex: Disability Politics and 
Anti-Ableist Practices among Poor and Racialized Populations ... 337

Marxism Caucus: Marxism, the University, and the Legacies of 1968 ... 404

Material Subcultures: Production and Consumption on the Margins ... 406

Emergent Research and Reading Strategies: 
The American Studies Now Series ... 409

Past the Town / Gown Divide: Toward Migrant Justice 
of Farmworkers and Students ... 426

Ecologies of Radical Healing and Survival ... 428

Stomping Movements: Settler Imperial Counterinsurgency 
and Counterrevolution ... 445

Sound / Sonic Studies 


Sonic Discipline and Disruption: Soundwaves as Political Action 
for and against the State ... 011

Gendered Sounds: Women Sing Off-Key ... 057

Remembering the 1980s through Black and Latinx Performance ... 107

Monumental Memory ... 177

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

Latinx Feminisms ... 263

Sound Studies Caucus: Emergent Auralities and Subaltern Sounds: 
Latinx Cultural Production and Performance ... 283

Sound Studies Caucus: Listening to Race: Black and Brown 
Voice-Overs and Accents on Television and Film ... 308

Sound Studies Caucus: Sound Studies and the Long Sixties ... 348

The Critical Sounds and Colors of Caribbean Cultures ... 349

My Music: Anti-Colonial Feminist Punk Rock ... 361

A Voice and Nothing More?: Writing Sound and the Emergence 
of African American Racial Politics ... 425

Merging Emergencies: Soundings from around the Pacific ... 451

Sports Studies


"Kick, Push": Youth Politics, Empire, and Decolonization ... 032

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

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

Emerging Minds, Bodies, and Values: The Concussion 
Crisis in American Youth Football ... 323

The Black Athlete in States of Crisis across Time and Space ... 383

Surveillance Studies


Criminalization, Surveillance, and the Carceral State ... 019

Interwar Black International ... 059

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

Ulterior Emergencies: Aesthetics, Labor, and Re-Sighting Policy ... 412

Black Feminisms across Many Suns: Futuristic Survival ... 440

Policing, Emergency, and Emergence ... 457

Transgender Studies


Cultural and Spatial Frameworks of Belonging in the Emergence 
of Liberal, LGBTQ-Friendly, Settler Colonialism ... 027

(Trans)Internationalism ... 047

Spatiality and Transsexuality in American Studies: Sisterhood, 
Space, Place, and Belonging ... 072

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

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

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

Trans of Color Emergences and Futures ... 230

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

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

Queer of Color Politics ... 336

Emergent Alliances, Feminist Masculinities ... 395

Queer and Unusual Objects: On Trans / Gender Archives ... 401

Trauma Studies 


Displaced / Out of Place Refugees ... 020

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

Monumental Memory ... 177

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

Critical Disability Studies Caucus: Cripistemologies of Continuous 
Crisis II: The Cultural Etiologies / Exacerbations of Crisis States ... 309

Ecologies of Radical Healing and Survival ... 428

Articulating Asian / American Aesthetics of Non-Resilience: 
Neoliberalism's States of Emergency ... 430

Black Feminisms across Many Suns: Futuristic Survival ... 440

University Studies


States of Emergence: University Capitalism ... 048

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

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

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

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

Graduate Education Committee: Beyond Crisis 
in Graduate Education ... 221

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

Academic Hierarchy and Academic Irrelevance ... 248

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

Critical Prison Studies Teach-In: An Organizer's Toolkit for 
Opening the University to Post-Incarcerated People ... 347

Critical University Studies: Disability, Race, Gender, and Sexuality ... 396

Marxism Caucus: Marxism, the University, and the Legacies of 1968 ... 404

Past the Town / Gown Divide: Toward Migrant Justice of 
Farmworkers and Students ... 426

Urban Studies 


Gentrification and Development: Place, Power, and Desire ... 015

Domestic Empires: Aftermath, Endurance, and Refuge 
in the Militarized City ... 018

"Kick, Push": Youth Politics, Empire, and Decolonization ... 032

The Gentrified City as Site of Emergence ... 068

Cultural and Ecological Geographies of the Urban ... 082

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

Urban Imaginaries: Visual Practices and the (Un)Making of Home ... 327

Los Angeles Geographies and Archives ... 332

Queer of Color Politics ... 336

The Emergence and State of the Urban Humanities ... 355

Queerness and Race in Atlanta ... 388

Critical Stories of Crossings in and through the Americas ... 411

Sorrow of a City: The (After)Life of the Atlanta Child Murders ... 438

Visual Studies


Representations of Violence ... 006

The Working Life: Culture, Class, Resilience and the Cards ... 022

On Public Art ... 024

"Kick, Push": Youth Politics, Empire, and Decolonization ... 032

Latinx Neoliberalism ... 035

Emerging Visualities, Seeing Emergencies Differently ... 043

Biopolitics: Race, Medical Punishment, and Memory ... 044

Women of Color Resist: Feminist and Queer Strategies ... 056

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

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

Monumental Memory ... 177

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

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

Sight and the Spoils of Empire ... 243

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

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

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

Urban Imaginaries: Visual Practices and the (Un)Making of Home ... 327

Los Angeles Geographies and Archives ... 332

Queer of Color Politics ... 336

Critical Ethnic Studies Committee: The Visual Culture 
of Mixed Race Representations ... 366

Creative Resistance: Visual Cultures as Political Cultures ... 375

Visualizing Sovereignty: Anti-Colonial Futures Emerging 
through Indigenous Political and Cultural Praxis ... 407

Settler Militarism: Order and Precarity ... 427

Black Activism through the Arts ... 449

Representing the Diaspora's Emergence / ies ... 459

Women's Studies


What about the Human?: Humans, Monsters, Waste ... 005

Performing Care, Domestic Labor, and Empire ... 085

Black Feminist Poetics, Narratives, and Humor ... 155

Race and Disability Justice ... 163

Black in the Archive ... 167

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

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

On the Uses of Political Theatre ... 285

Arab American Studies Association: What Time Is It?: 
Queer and Women of Color Relations and Re-memory 
across U.S. Settler Empire ... 313

Reclaiming Our Time: Re-Centering Intersectional Feminism 
in Research, Teaching, and Everyday Realities ... 333

The Critical Sounds and Colors of Caribbean Cultures ... 349

My Music: Anti-Colonial Feminist Punk Rock ... 361

Racial Capitalism, Environmental Capitalism, and 
Survival in the South ... 371

The Revolution Will Be Digitized: Anti-Racist and 
Feminist Perspectives ... 436

States of Reproduction and the Reproductive State ... 458

Working-Class Studies


The Working Life: Culture, Class, Resilience and the Cards ... 022

"Kick, Push": Youth Politics, Empire, and Decolonization ... 032

Class Contingencies ... 042

The Emerging Field of Working-Class Studies ... 169

Mobility and Deportation in States of Emergency ... 287

Program Committee: Sureños en Nueva Tierra: Desde TLC 
a Abolición / Southerners On New Ground: 
From NAFTA to Abolition ... 319

Medical States of Emergence and Geographies of Care: Civil Rights Movements and Biopolitics in New Mexico, Texas, and Louisiana ... 446

Organizing from the Margins ... 465