THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018

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8:00 am – 9:45 am

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


WestinPeachtreeAugusta2(Seventh)


CHAIR:
Ivan Chaar-Lopez, Cornell University

PAPERS:
Michelle Dayai Vasquez-Ruiz, University of Southern California
BeyondthePoliticsofRecognition:IndigenousandImmigrantIntimacies

Sam Ikehara, University of Southern California
Hainan,orChina'sHawai'i:EcologicalProtection,IndigenousRights,andDecolonialPraxis


8:00 am – 9:45 am

003. The Poetics of Crisis: Contexts for Liberation


WestinPeachtreeAugusta3(Seventh)


CHAIR:
Griselda D. Thomas, Kennesaw State University

PAPERS:
Briona S. Jones, Michigan State University
TodayIsNottheDay:Pleasure,Precarity,and
theLorde

Jas Riley, University of California–Riverside
BlackGirlhoodPoetics:TheGamesWePlayasaMatterofLegibility

Cameron C. Clark, Vanderbilt University
OptimisticAnxietyandtheViolentCorporateWoman'sFilm


8:00 am – 9:45 am

004. Cycles of Emergence


WestinPeachtreeAugustaA(Seventh)


CHAIR:
To be determined
PAPERS:
Gordon Bigelow, Rhodes College
CyclesofForgetting:Cairnes'sTheSlavePowerandthePoliticalEconomyofRacism

Benjamin Morgan, University of Chicago
CyclicalEmergency:ThePoliticalEcologyofthe1876–1878MadrasFamine

Lauren M. E. Goodlad, Rutgers University–New Brunswick
BiggerLove:FinancializationandSerialityAcrosstheLongueDurée


8:00 am – 9:45 am

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


WestinPeachtreeAugustaB(Seventh)


CHAIR:
Laura Westengard, CUNY New York City College of Technology

PAPERS:
Anthony Bayani Rodriguez, St. John's University
SylviaWynter'sMichiganLectures,1972–73

Khanh Vo, College of William and Mary
TheLivesandAfterlivesofJuliaPastrana:EmergingChallengestotheDiscourseofLifeandDeath

Michael D. Stokes, Michigan State University
MonstrousFigures:ImplicationsoftheEmergenceofDisabilityasCenterpiecetoAmericanHorrorCinema

Sarah Diane Buckner, University of California–Riverside
ConfiguringtheAlternative:TheorizingBlacknessthroughExcrementinSula


8:00 am – 9:45 am

006. Representations of Violence

Westin Peachtree Augusta C (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Khoi Nguyen, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities

PAPERS:
Peggy Lee, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Composure in Crisis: First Aid, Injury, and Asian Racialization
Jyoti Puri, Simmons College

Death in Transit: Fire, Photos, and Fury in the North American West
Leanne P. Day, Brandeis University

Hawai'i as a State of Emergency: Settler Militarism, Nuclear War, and Graffiti Murals
Kelly Chung, Dartmouth College

Inhabiting the Void in the Visual Cuts of Andrea Chung and Kara Walker

8:00 am – 9:45 am

007. Emergent Vitalities: Resurgence as Emergence in 
Indigenous Visualities

Westin Peachtree Augusta D (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Seth Cosimini, University at Buffalo

PAPERS:
Danika Fawn Medak-Saltzman, Syracuse University

Water Walkers, Digital Artwork, and Indigenous Futurities
Matt Kliewer, University of Georgia
Survivance Images and Contrapuntal Temporalities in Maliglutit
and Spear

Renata Ryan Burchfield, University of Colorado–Boulder

Emergent Vitalities within Indian Country: Indigenous Futures in Fourth World Cinema

8:00 am – 9:45 am

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

Westin Peachtree Augusta E (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Lili Kim, Hampshire College

PANELISTS:
Renee Romano, Oberlin College

Francoise N. Hamlin, Brown University

Jee Hyun An, Seoul National University

Dayo F. Gore, University of California–San Diego

Lili Kim, Hampshire College

Crystal Feimster, Yale University

8:00 am – 9:45 am

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

Westin Peachtree Augusta F (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Janet Dees, Northwestern University

PAPERS:
Kimberly C. Welch, Ramapo College of New Jersey
States of Emergency: Beasts of the Southern Wild
and Black Death-Birthing Narratives
Erica N. Richardson, CUNY Bernard M. Baruch College

Booker T. Washington's Emergent Imperial Imagination in the Demise of Reconstruction
William H. Pruitt, Harvard University

While Serving the United States as Its President, Was Barack Obama a Black Abraham Lincoln?
Misty De Berry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Performance and the Emergence of the Black Indebted Figure

8:00 am – 9:45 am

010. Crossing Bodies and Borders in LatinX Literature and Art

Westin Peachtree Augusta G (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Ricardo L. Ortiz, Georgetown University

PAPERS:
Maxwell Cassity, Syracuse University

Infrastructure and Immunity in Helena María Viramontes' Their Dogs Came With Them
Ximena Keogh Serrano, University of Colorado–Boulder
Lettered Encounters: Ana Castillo's Mixquiahuala Letters
and Its Poetics of Spilling-XKS
Jim Miranda, University of Colorado–Boulder

Surveys, Borders, and Embracing Dissonance

8:00 am – 9:45 am

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain 1 (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Zandria Felice Robinson, Rhodes College

PAPERS:
Sylvia Rose Ryerson, Yale University

Restorative Radio: Public Airwaves through Prison Walls
Joseph Thompson, University of Virginia

Cadence Count: Capturing Soldiers' Voices for State Violence
Daphne Carr, New York University

Towards the Silencing of the State: A Fight for Sonic Civil Rights against Violent Sounds of the NYPD

8:00 am – 9:45 am

013. Between Emergence and Endurance: Racial Formations and Mutations

Westin Peachtree Chastain C (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Kaneesha Cherelle Parsard, University of Chicago

PAPERS:
Diana Leong, University of Utah

One Sentence: Blackness and Time Travel in Kiese Laymon's Long Division

Michelle N. Huang, Northwestern University

Precision Medicine in Chang-rae Lee's On Such a Full Sea
Chad Shomura, University of Colorado–Denver

She Who Dies to Live: Indigenous Endurance, or the Then and There of Decolonial Futurity
Natalia Duong, University of California–Berkeley

Chemical Diasporas: Agent Orange's Emergent Forms
COMMENT:
Kaneesha Cherelle Parsard, University of Chicago

8:00 am – 9:45 am

8:00 am – 9:45 am

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain E (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Chad Heap, George Washington University

PAPERS:
Amanda Boston, New York University

Black Women's History in a Time of Gentrification
Miranda J. Martinez, The Ohio State University

Financial Empowerment, Local Power, and Gentrification: Conflicting Visions and Practices
Ryan Murphy, Earlham College

Financializing the Landscapes of Desire: Union Pension Funds, Beachfront Hotels, and the Emergence of Anti-Work Politics in the 1950s
Emily Mieras, Stetson University

Building a Better Home Town: Corporate Promotion, Local Action, and Community Identity Formation in 1950s Georgia

8:00 am – 9:45 am

016. Speculative Fiction as a Genre of Emergence

Westin Peachtree Chastain F (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Jolie A. Sheffer, Bowling Green State University

PAPERS:
Miriam C. Brown Spiers, Kennesaw State University

Indigenous Experimental Genre Fiction: the Scientific, the Fantastic, and the Speculative
Gabriella Friedman, Cornell University

Stephen Graham Jones' Structural Emergences
Meghan Burns, University of Connecticut
Speculative Truths: Performing the Archive in Kiese Laymon's Long Division
and Kendrick Lamar's 
To Pimp a Butterfly

Megan Behrent, CUNY New York City College of Technology

The Personal Is Historical: Specters of 1968 in Octavia Butler's Kindred

8:00 am – 9:45 am

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain G (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Kevin Quashie, Brown University

PAPERS:
Sarah Jane Cervenak, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Gayl Jones's Art of the Barricade
Mercy Romero, Sonoma State University

Confabulating Archives: Gayl Jones's Mother
Carter Mathes, Rutgers University–New Brunswick

Resonance / Dissonance: Black Feminist Intertextuality and Gayl Jones's Eva's Man

8:00 am – 9:45 am

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


Westin Peachtree Chastain H (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Eric Tang, The University of Texas at Austin

PAPERS:
Christina E. Juhasz-Wood, The University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico's War Zones: The Kirtland Air Force Base and the International District
Michelle Munyikwa, University of Pennsylvania

Locating Refuge
Emma Shaw Crane, New York University

Enduring the Afterwar at City's Edge
COMMENT:
Eric Tang, The University of Texas at Austin

8:00 am – 9:45 am

019. Criminalization, Surveillance, and the Carceral State

Westin Peachtree Chastain I (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Emily Thuma, University of California–Irvine

PAPERS:
Juvenal Caporale, University of Arizona

Criminalization of Street Gang Members in Southern California: A Foucauldian Approach to Gang Injunctions
Angelica Camacho, San Francisco State University

The War on Drugs, Latino Threat, and Moral Panic of the Mafioso
Nicole Francisco, University of Oregon

Confining Social Movements: How Queer Prisoners Organize from the Inside

8:00 am – 9:45 am

020. Displaced / Out of Place Refugees

Westin Peachtree Chastain J (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Andrew Friedman, Haverford College

PAPERS:
Joe Gallegos, The University of New Mexico

Climate Refugee Exceptionalism: Racialized Bodies, Liberal Warfare, and States of Emergency
Ben V. Olguín, University of California–Santa Barbara

The Discrepant Latinx Archive: Situating Latinx Capitalists, Imperialist Soldiers, and Spies in (Post)Latinx Studies
Angela Naimou, Clemson University

Will You Join Me in Taking Up the Body?: Forms of Refuge and Refusal

8:00 am – 9:45 am

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

Westin Peachtree Peachtree 1 (Eighth)

CHAIR:
Mariam B. Lam, University of California–Riverside

PAPERS:
Kong Pha, University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire
Emergences in Afterland
: Exploring Hmong American Political Poetry
Pahole Sookkasikon, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

Pussy, Paradise, and Elephants: Reading the Specter of Western Tourism and Leisure through Thai and Hawaiian Literature
Lina Chhun, University of California–Los Angeles

Walking with the Ghost: Occupying the Present in the Afterlife of War in Southeast Asia
COMMENT:
Mariam B. Lam, University of California–Riverside

8:00 am – 9:45 am

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

Westin Peachtree Peachtree 2 (Eighth)

CHAIR:
Maggie Dickinson, CUNY Guttman Community College

PAPERS:
Christopher Lirette, Emory University

It's in My Blood: Louisiana Shrimpers in a Civilization Without Boats
Andrew Warnes, University of Leeds

Working for Food Flow: Labour and the Supermarket in Postwar U.S. Visual Culture
Joseph DeLeon, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Crafting Community Memory: Class and 1980s Visions of Public Computing
Krystal Cleary, Tulane University

Surviving the New Age: Intersectional Tarot within and against New Age Culture On- and Offline

8:00 am – 9:45 am

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

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 1 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Preeti Sharma, University of California–Los Angeles

PAPERS:
Ida Yalzadeh, Brown University

Radio and Student Protests: Cultivating Community in Exile during the Iranian Revolution and Hostage Crisis
Sasha Sabherwal, Yale University

Gendered Migration and Emergency: Punjabis in the California Diaspora, 1984–Present
Stephanie Chang, University of California–Los Angeles

Crisis in the Film Archive: The Emergence of Visual Communications in Los Angeles
Chip Chang, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities

After 1992: Asian Americas in Crisis: A Moment of Rupture and What It Reveals

8:00 am – 9:45 am

024. On Public Art

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 2 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Audrey Goodman, Georgia State University

PAPERS:
Anna Chisholm, Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Fred Wilson's E Pluribus Unum: Race, Historical Memory, and Public Art
Orquidea Morales, Dartmouth College

Killing Borders: Geographies of Violence
Anna M. Storti, University of Maryland–College Park

Trans-Pacific Collapse and Apocalyptic Aesthetics of Racial Hybridity
Juan Llamas Rodriguez, The University of Texas at Dallas

Pornoscapes of Migration

8:00 am – 9:45 am

025. Times of Crisis, Places of Utopia: The Technoscientific Making of United States Futures

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 3 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Sandy Alexandre, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

PAPERS:
Marc Aidinoff, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Extensive Empire and Self Government: The Jeffersonian Internet and the Long Crisis of Access
Gili Vidan, Harvard University

Do Extropians Dream of Electric Fences? Crisis, Nostalgia, and the Making of U.S. Cryptography
Eli Nelson, Williams College

Talking to the Moon: Early 20th Century Osage Techno-Scientific Landscapes and Relations Management
Jeremiah Smith, Delta State / Rosedale Freedom Project

Rights Without Power: Utopian Visioning in the Era of Slavery
COMMENT:
Sandy Alexandre, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

026. Business Meeting: National Council

Westin Peachtree Savannah D (Ninth)

10:00 am – 11:45 am

027. Cultural and Spatial Frameworks of Belonging in the Emergence of Liberal, LGBTQ-Friendly, Settler Colonialism

Westin Peachtree Augusta 2 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Derrais Carter, Portland State University

PAPERS:
Miriam J. Abelson, Portland State University

Emerging Rural Queer and Trans Belongings in Settler, White Supremacist, and Heteropatriarchal Spaces
A. Ikaika Gleisberg, Metropolitan State University of Denver

Unsettling Trans and Queer Frameworks of Legibility: Native Hawaiian Ma\hu\ Identity in Settler Colonial Contexts
Erica Chu, University of Illinois at Chicago

Recasting Narratives of Gender Conformity in the Age of Eurocentric Queer Theory

10:00 am – 11:45 am

028. Emergent Forms of Queer Care

Westin Peachtree Augusta 3 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Luz Maria A. Gordillo, Washington State University–Vancouver

PANELISTS:
Alexandra Fine, University of California–Davis

Shawna E. Lipton, Pacific Northwest College of Art

Alison Sperling, ICI Berlin

Sean Saifa Wall, Community Activist

COMMENT:
Sara Giordano, University of California–Davis

10:00 am – 11:45 am

029. Affect Theory and Race in the Early Americas

Westin Peachtree Augusta A (Seventh)

CHAIR:
John M. Kilgore, Florida State University

PAPERS:
Amy B. Huang, Brown University

Theatre's Affecting Asides
David Luis-Brown, Claremont Graduate University

Shame and the Question of Identity in Jacobs and Manzano
Anni A. Pullagura, Brown University

Towards an Aesthetics of Empathy
Gabrielle Kunti Marie Everett, Rutgers University–New Brunswick

Tasting Bitterness: Dunbar's Family Affects and Racial Uplift

10:00 am – 11:45 am

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

Westin Peachtree Augusta B (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Colin R. Johnson, Indiana University–Bloomington

PAPERS:
José Manuel Santillana, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities

Mujeres Pal Frente: Rural Central California, Kettleman City, and the Geographies of Violence
Oscar Gutierrez, University of California–San Diego

Moving Mountains: Mapping Environmental Memory in South East Los Angeles, 1994–2001

10:00 am – 11:45 am

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

Westin Peachtree Augusta C (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Daryl Maeda, University of Colorado–Boulder

PAPERS:
Tom Guglielmo, George Washington University

The Racial State and the Lost Promise of Inter-Racialism in Mid-20th-Century America
Tom I. Romero, University of Denver

Ditches and Racial Desirability: At the Intersection of Water and Immigration Law in American History
Nadia Kim, Loyola Marymount University

Asian and Latinx Immigrant Clean Air Activists: Race, Class, Citizenship, and the Body
COMMENT:
Daryl Maeda, University of Colorado–Boulder

10:00 am – 11:45 am

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

Westin Peachtree Augusta D (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Grace I. Yeh, California Polytechnic State University–San Luis Obispo

PAPERS:
Lindsay Rapport, University of California–Riverside

Hip Hop's Cypher and / as Rhizomatic Connection: An Alternative to the Emergency of Radical Individuation
Matthew Irwin, The University of New Mexico

Snatch the Mic: Emergency Management and Emergent Indigenous Praxis in Southwest Detroit
John Bloom, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Catastrophizing the Messenger: Bicycle Messengers and Urban Crisis in Washington, D.C. during the 1980s and 1990s

10:00 am – 11:45 am

033. Intersectional Feminist Futures

Westin Peachtree Augusta E (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Tesla Cariani, Emory University

PAPERS:
Hilarie Ashton, CUNY Graduate School and University Center

Refracting (Literary) Feminism: Reclaiming Space from Margaret Atwood
Matthew J. Edwards, University of Missouri–Kansas City

The Politics of Assisted Movement: Moving to the Sounds of a Queer South
Jason Resnikoff, Columbia University

Freedom is a Life Beyond the Body: Automation and the Meaning of Work in Shulamith Firestone's The Dialectic of Sex


10:00 am – 11:45 am

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

Westin Peachtree Augusta F (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Kareen R. Malone, Après Coup Psychoanalytic Association

PANELISTS:
Christopher Chamberlin, University of California–Berkeley

Selamawit D. Terrefe, Tulane University

Mlondolozi B. Zondi, Northwestern University

COMMENT:
Kareen R. Malone, Après Coup Psychoanalytic Association

10:00 am – 11:45 am

035. Latinx Neoliberalism

Westin Peachtree Augusta G (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Gabriel A. Torres Colón, Vanderbilt University

PAPERS:
Marisol Negrón, University of Massachusetts–Boston

Economic Emergency, Emergent Strategies: Puerto Rico, Salsa, and Economic Development
Julie Torres, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Power in the Dark: Neoliberalism and the Politics of Recovery in Post-Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico
Petra Rivera-Rideau, Wellesley College

What Is Latino Whiteness? Some Thoughts from the Latin Urban Music Scene
Norma C. Lira-Pérez, The University of New Mexico

Unsettling Imperial Myths: A Settler Colonial Critique of New Mexican Visual Art and Discourse

10:00 am – 11:45 am

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain 1 (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Eithne Luibheid, University of Arizona

PANELISTS:
Karma R. Chavez, The University of Texas at Austin

Martha Escobar, California State University–Northridge

Nancy Hiemstra, Stony Brook University

Jenna Loyd, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Melissa Autumn White, Hobart William Smith Colleges

10:00 am – 11:45 am

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain 2 (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Philip W. Nel, Kansas State University

PAPERS:
Breanna J. McDaniel, University of Cambridge

How It Went Down, How We Rise Up: Surveillance, Resistance, and Black Lives Matter YA
Nadia Mansour, Aarhus University

We Need Diverse Danes: How Children's Books Are Bringing Multiculturalism to Denmark
Catherine Keyser, University of South Carolina

Chew on This: Global Food and Children's Literature
COMMENT:
Philip W. Nel, Kansas State University

10:00 am – 11:45 am

038. Unsettled Landscapes: Black Sociality as Rupture

Westin Peachtree Chastain C (Sixth)

CHAIR:
SA Smythe, University of California–Irvine

PAPERS:
Bedour S. Alagraa, Brown University

Cruel Mathematics, Fatal Liberalisms, and the Everyday Catastrophe of Plantation Life
J. T. Roane, University of Cincinnati

Beyond This Human System: Philadelphia's Move and the Geographies of Werk

10:00 am – 11:45 am

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain D (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Nina Medvedeva, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities

PAPERS:
Nick Mirzoeff, New York University

Decolonize Public Space: From Tactics to Strategy in the Resistance to Racist Monuments
Kelli Moore, New York University

Dwelling the Courtroom: Critical Marginalia and the Criminal Courtroom Audience
Leah Marie Perry, SUNY Empire State College

Visualizing Indigenous and Immigrant Entitlements: Welfare Emergencies and National (B)Orders in the Reagan Era

10:00 am – 11:45 am

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain E (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Lavelle Porter, CUNY New York City College of Technology

PAPERS:
Alex Benson, Bard College

Made to Speak: Du Bois and Helen Keller
Edward Carson, Governor's Academy

W. E. B. Du Bois's Evolution into the Communist Party USA
Mario Diaz-Perez, University of California–Santa Cruz

W. E. B. Du Bois and the Communist Century
COMMENT:
Debarati Biswas, CUNY Hunter College

10:00 am – 11:45 am

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain F (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Tia-Simone Gardner, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities

PAPERS:
Andrés C. López, Oregon State University

Historical Ruptures: Remembering Trans Lives in Guatemala Across and Through Time
Sayan Bhattacharya, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities

Memory, Loss, and Queer Death: Towards a Politics of Abundance
Renata R. Bozzetto, Florida International University

Hauntings in Brazilian Papers: Thinking Life, Death, and Immigration

10:00 am – 11:45 am

042. Class Contingencies

Westin Peachtree Chastain G (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Sonali Perera, CUNY Hunter College

PAPERS:
Sherry Lee Linkon, Georgetown University

Deindustrial Intersections: Narrating Race, Gender, and Precarity in Contemporary Working Class Novels
Robin Brooks, University of Pittsburgh

Working Class Populations: Appearances and Absences in News and Documentary Media
Joseph Entin, CUNY Brooklyn College

Living Labor: Photography, Work, Precarity
Derrick A. Jones, Georgia State University

Film Screening: 631

10:00 am – 11:45 am

043. Emerging Visualities, Seeing Emergencies Differently

Westin Peachtree Chastain H (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Erina Duganne, Texas State University

PAPERS:
Kera Lovell, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

Liberating the City and Visualizing Consensus: Postwar People's Parks and the Promises and Perils of Designing Coalitional Spaces
Phoebe Wolfskill, Indiana University–Bloomington

Blackness and Non-Iconicity in FSA Photography
Tara Holmes, Stony Brook University

Now You're in the Sunken Place: Get Out, Wake Work, and White Liberal Complicity
COMMENT:
Erina Duganne, Texas State University

10:00 am – 11:45 am

044. Biopolitics: Race, Medical Punishment, and Memory

Westin Peachtree Chastain I (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Ingrid Gessner, University of Regensburg

PAPERS:
Maggie Unverzagt Goddard, Brown University

The Statue and the Speculum: Materializing the Politics of Public Memory
Inna Arzumanova, University of San Francisco

The Rise of DIY Genetic Testing: Imagining Racial Certainty in an Age of Demographic Panic
Michelle Velasquez-Potts, University of California–Berkeley

Suspended Animation: Medicalized Punishment and the Visuality of Pain
Kelly J. Fulkerson Dikuua, The Ohio State University

From Norplant to Jadelle: Racialized Birth Control and Forced Sterilization in the United States and Southern Africa, 1970s–Present

10:00 am – 11:45 am

045. Racial Capitalism and Natural Resource Extraction

Westin Peachtree Chastain J (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Joseph Keith, SUNY at Binghamton

PAPERS:
Jamie L. Jones, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Great White Whale: White Supremacy and Natural Resource Extraction in Early 20th-Century Whaling History
Alicia Cox, University of California–Irvine

The Navajo Coal Crisis
Michael Millner, University of Massachusetts–Lowell

Mark Dion, Climate Catastrophe, and the Archeology of the Imminent

10:00 am – 11:45 am

046. Refugee Temporalities: Asynchronies of Vietnam War Violence

Westin Peachtree Peachtree 1 (Eighth)

CHAIR:
Marguerite Nguyen, Wesleyan University

PAPERS:
Evyn Lê Espiritu, College of the Holy Cross

Queer Love across Queer Time: The Vietnam War's Temporally Ambiguous Promise of Cross-Racial Coalition
Trung PQ Nguyen, University of California–Santa Cruz

Crude Nightmares: Oil, the Refugee, and the Futures of National Reproductivity
Howie Tam, University of Pennsylvania

Delivering and Adopting Vietnam since 1954: Military Fatherhood, Queer Adoption, and America's Moral Obligation
Ai Binh Ho, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

The Inheritor of War, Exile, and Survival in GB Tran's Vietnamerica

10:00 am – 11:45 am

047. (Trans)Internationalism

Westin Peachtree Peachtree 2 (Eighth)

CHAIR:
Erica Rand, Bates College

PAPERS:
Jenny Hoang, University of Southern California

T Sexuality and Gender: The Desires of Masculine Females in Taipei
Susan Stryker, University of Arizona

What Transpires Now: Transgender Necropolitics in the Long U.S. Civil War
K Allison Hammer, Vanderbilt University

Becoming a Real Boy in the 21st Century: Or, Pinocchio Finally Gets His Phalloplasty
Alana Bock, The University of New Mexico

Abstract Performances: Filipinx Subjectivities and DIY Realities

10:00 am – 11:45 am

048. States of Emergence: University Capitalism

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 1 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Zachary Schwartz-Weinstein, Independent Scholar

PANELISTS:
Abigail Boggs, Wesleyan University

Eli Meyerhoff, Duke University

Zachary Schwartz-Weinstein, Independent Scholar

Liz Montegary, Stony Brook University

10:00 am – 11:45 am

049. Emerging Eco-Subjectivities

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 2 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Sarah D. Wald, University of Oregon

PAPERS:
Kathryn Cai, University of California–Los Angeles

The Gendered Body as Speculative Fiction: Imagining Hormonal Agencies in the Present
Jeffrey J. Santa Ana, Stony Brook University

Envisioning the Anthropocene in Diasporic Asian American Literature
Gregory Toy, University of California–Los Angeles
The Bio-Scientific Worlds of Bong Joon-Ho's Okja
and Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake

10:00 am – 11:45 am

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

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 3 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Erich Nunn, Auburn University

PAPERS:
Allison Harris, Clemson University

Social Death in the Plantationocene: Dispossession of the Cherokee Plantation
Kevin Modestino, Howard University

What Is the Scene of the Plantationocene?
Amy Clukey, University of Louisville

Plantation Mars: Ecological Catastrophe and U.S. Science Fiction
Amy Katherine King, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Bitch Planet
and the Plantation as Wasteland

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

051. International Partnership Luncheon

Westin Peachtree Augusta 1 (Seventh)

SPEAKER: Kevin K. Gaines, Cornell University

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

052. Critical Regionalisms and States of Emergence

Westin Peachtree Augusta 2 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Carrie Cell Johnston, Wake Forest University

PAPERS:
Sigrid Anderson Cordell, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Reforming Regionalism in Constance Goddard Du Bois's A Soul in Bronze

Douglas Reichert Powell, Columbia College Chicago
Making Appalachia Greater Again (and Again): JD Vance's Hillbilly Elegy
Rediscovers a Region
Melina V. Vizcaino-Aleman, The University of New Mexico

Always Emergent: Carlota D. R. EspinoZa and Chicana / o Critical Regionalism
Katrina Powell, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Tent Cities and Rhetorical Constructions of Home: The Emergence of Corporate Stakes in Refugee Places
COMMENT:
Carrie Cell Johnston, Wake Forest University

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

053. Biopolitics: The Body as Property

Westin Peachtree Augusta 3 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Steven W. Thrasher, New York University

PAPERS:
Stephen Horrocks, Purdue University

Planting the Techno-Medical Flag: Insulin Pumps, Intellectual Property, and Fractured Medical Device Ownership
Kate O'Connor, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Fighting for Their Future: Youth Resistance to Michigan's Eugenics Laws, 1910s–1940s
Alexis Shotwell, Carleton University, Ryan T. Conrad, Carleton University

Counting the Placebo Dead: Early Aids Activism with and against Placebo-Based Drug Trials
James Fitz Gerald, SUNY at Binghamton

New Concepts of Life: Making Citizens and Heroes in the Caribbean

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

054. States of Nature in 19th-Century Science

Westin Peachtree Augusta A (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Christian Haines, Dartmouth College

PAPERS:
Christine "Xine" Yao, University College London

(Un)Sympathetic Babo: Blackness, Science, and the Sentimental Politics of Recognition
Gordon D. Fraser, University of Manchester

Astronomical Abolition: The U.S. Almanac Office in a Time of Civil War
Mary Kuhn, University of Virginia

Frederick Douglass' Agricultural Politics
Renée Bergland, Simmons College

If Circassian: Emily Dickinson's Poetics of Relation

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

055. In the Water: Racial Capitalism and Environmental Justice

Westin Peachtree Augusta B (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Brett Mizelle, California State University–Long Beach

PAPERS:
Adrian Drummond-Cole, University of California-Santa Cruz

Making Water Liquid
Jen Rose Smith, University of California–Berkeley

Ice and Indeterminacy: Historical and Emergent Racializations
Ned Weidner, Mt San Antonio College

Emergence of a Trash Fish: Tasting and Managing Carp in the Anthropocene
Robert E. Moeller, University of California–Davis

Floods of Affect: Navigating the Recurrence of Haunted Racial Infrastructures in the Sacramento River Delta

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

056. Women of Color Resist: Feminist and Queer Strategies

Westin Peachtree Augusta C (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Rachel Peterson, Grand Valley State University

PAPERS:
Peace And Love El Henson, The University of Texas at Austin

Pain, Pleasure, and Power: Queer Black Women and Girls Using Non / Erotic Strategies to Resist State Genocidal Terror
Imani Wadud, University of Kansas

Resistant Imaginaries in Everyday Spaces: Amplifying the Midwestern Voices of U.S. Women of Color through Participatory and Collective Action
Alexia Williams, Yale University

If Black Women Rewrote the Constitution: Spelman College: A Living Example in a Speculative Era

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

057. Gendered Sounds: Women Sing Off-Key

Westin Peachtree Augusta D (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Amanda Izzo, Saint Louis University

PAPERS:
Erin Allen, The Ohio State University

Trans-Local Musical Mobility and Emergent Engagement in HONK Brass Band Festivals
Lucy Caplan, Yale University

Black Activism and the Limits of Desegregation at the Metropolitan Opera
Mikiko Tachi, Chiba University

The Emerging Women: The Reception of American Female Country Singers in Japan

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Augusta E (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Katharina Gerund, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg

PAPERS:
Denijal Jegic, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz

Fantasies about Palestine in the Transnational Extreme Right
Kelsey S. Michael, University of Maryland–College Park

The Meaning of Sunday Morning: How Affective Assemblages Construct Gender in White Evangelical Churches
William Korinko, University of Kentucky

Catholicism in a State of Emergence: American Religious Nationalism and the Politics of Identity
Katherine A. Mohrman, University of Colorado–Denver

Biopolitical Mormonism: The Re-Emergence of White Supremacy in LDS Theologies of Gender and Sexuality

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

059. Interwar Black International

Westin Peachtree Augusta F (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Robbie Lieberman, Kennesaw State University

PAPERS:
Samantha Simon, University of Washington–Seattle Campus

Articulating the Intersections of the Left and the Right: Capitalism and Emergent Anti-Fascisms in George Schuyler's Black Empire

Hossein Ayazi, Tufts University

Empire and Emergency in Slavery's Afterlife: The Liberian Slavery Crisis, the Booker T. Washington Institute, and U.S. Settler Imperial Governance in the Early 20th Century
Julius B. Fleming, University of Maryland–College Park

On the Limits of Transnationalism: Toward a Theory of Blackness and the Nation State
Kelsey Kiser, Southern Methodist University

How Come You Just Vanished That Away like a Spook?: Global Surveillance in the Trans-Atlantic Novels of Claude McKay

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Augusta G (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Yajaira Padilla, University of Arkansas

PANELISTS:
Yajaira Padilla, University of Arkansas

Maritza Cardenas, University of Arizona

Jennifer Carolina Gomez Menjivar, University of Minnesota–Duluth

Alicia Ivonne Estrada, California State University–Northridge

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain 1 (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Alexis Lothian, University of Maryland–College Park

PAPERS:
Joshua Mitchell, University of Southern California

Introducing Televisions into the 1950s Prison
Olivia Banner, The University of Texas at Dallas

Screen Media, Racialization, and Pathologization in the Late 1960s
Wendy Sung, The University of Texas at Dallas
Black Mirror
, Racial Violence, and the Refusal of Empathy as Transformative Justice
Ruby C. Tapia, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor
Dead Innocents: Photo-Phenomenologies of The Criminal
and The Revenant

COMMENT:
Alexis Lothian, University of Maryland–College Park

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

062. Childhood and Youth Studies Caucus: Emerging in Emergency

Westin Peachtree Chastain 2 (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Amy Fish, Harvard University

PANELISTS:
Allison S. Curseen, Boston College

Amy Fish, Harvard University

Marilisa Jimenez, Lehigh University

Harriette Kevill-Davies, Northwestern University

Lara Saguisag, CUNY College of Staten Island

Mary Zaborskis, University of Pittsburgh

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain C (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Lynnell Thomas, University of Massachusetts–Boston

PAPERS:
Zeynep Aydogdu, The Ohio State University

Resistant Imaginations: Reading The Black Radical Tradition in Contemporary Arab American Literature
Christine Castro, The University of Texas at Austin

Agricultural Labor, Discipline, and California's Rural Salinas Valley as Carceral Palimpsest

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain D (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Erin Suzuki, University of California–San Diego

PAPERS:
Beenash Jafri, Dickinson College
Suicide, Sexuality, and the Settler Nation: Adam Garnet Jones' Fire Song
and Vivek Shraya's I Want To Kill Myself

Santhosh Chandrashekar, University of Denver

Brownness and Un / belonging on Native Lands
Tony Tiongson, The University of New Mexico

Alternative Contact, Indigenous Asian Relationalities, and the Limits of Comparative Critique
Quynh Nhu Le, University of South Florida

The Colonial Logics of Refugee Resettlement in Lan Cao's Monkey Bridge

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

065. Ethical Questions in Teaching Afro-Pessimism

Westin Peachtree Chastain E (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Franco Barchiesi, The Ohio State University

PANELISTS:
M. Shadee Malaklou, Beloit College

P. Khalil Saucier, Bucknell University

Shaida Akbarian, The Ohio State University


12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain F (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Alan Nadel, University of Kentucky

PAPERS:
Elizabeth Ellcessor, University of Virginia

(Infra)structures of Feeling: Emergency Media, Visibility, and the Limits of Reassurance
Megan Finn, University of Washington–Seattle Campus

Mediating Earthquakes: How Sociotechnical Assemblages Shape Temporal Publics
James N. Gilmore, Clemson University

The Emergent and / as Solutionism: Body Cameras and the Problem of Violence

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

067. Inheriting Black Studies

Westin Peachtree Chastain G (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Josef Sorett, Columbia University

PAPERS:
Joshua Bennett, Harvard University

Black Life in the Late Style of Fire: Aesthetics, Abolition, Apocalypse
Courtney J. Patterson-Faye, Wesleyan University

Fat and Black As Ever: Exploring Linkages Between Fat Studies and Black Studies
Jasmine E. Johnson, Brown University

Black Dance, Black Study
COMMENT:
Josef Sorett, Columbia University

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

068. The Gentrified City as Site of Emergence

Westin Peachtree Chastain H (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Matthew Dischinger, Georgia State University

PAPERS:
Jennifer Huynh, University of Notre Dame

I Love Pho: Gentrification and Survival in Little Saigon
Andrea L. Glass, University of Delaware

Gentrification Interrupted: The Emergence of Narratives of Loss in the New Urban Borderlands
Dale Pattison, Texas A & M University–Corpus Christi

Emergence through Excess: Gentrification and the Assertion of Race in Paul Beatty's The Sellout

Leigh Anne Duck, University of Mississippi

Neoliberal Nostalgia: Creative Destruction and White Theft in the Cinema of Hollywood South

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

069. Keywords of Emergency

Westin Peachtree Chastain I (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Tyler Wall, The University of Tennessee–Knoxville

PANELISTS:
Stuart Schrader, Johns Hopkins University

Parastou Saberi, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Diren Valayden, SUNY at Binghamton

Tyler Wall, The University of Tennessee–Knoxville

Mat Coleman, The Ohio State University

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain J (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Jordan T. Camp, Barnard College

PAPERS:
Jeremy Kuzmarov, Tulsa Community College

Secret Teams in the Most Secret of Wars: Police Training Programs and the American War in Laos
Elias Rodriques, University of Pennsylvania

Gendered Color Lines: Interracial Sexual Relationships in America's Domestic Wars and 1960s African-American Literature
Mark Firmani, University of Pennsylvania

Violence and the City: Representations of Disciplinary Power in Occupied Baghdad
Amna A. Akbar, The Ohio State University–Moritz College of Law

Criminal Law's Empire

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Peachtree 1 (Eighth)

CHAIR:
Adrienne A. Winans, Utah Valley University

PAPERS:
Anne Soon Choi, California State University–Dominguez Hills

Are You Really Japanese American?: Japanese Americans from Hawai'I and the Negotiation of Race in Postwar Southern California
Mai-Linh Hong, Bucknell University

Radical Haiku, Internment, and Trans-Pacific Critique
Kimberly McKee, Grand Valley State University

Constructing Adoptees as the Good Immigrant
Sandra So Hee Chi Kim, California State University, Los Angeles

Necropolitical Benevolence and the Korean Transnational Adoption Industry

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Peachtree 2 (Eighth)

CHAIR:
Eric Stanley, University of California–Berkeley

PAPERS:
A. Anthony, University of Maryland–College Park

I Was Just Nodding Off, Anthony: Scholarship, Friendship, and the Trans Cultural Landscape Analysis Fieldwork Mode
Harrison Apple, University of Arizona

When I Saw Her, I Knew That Was What I Wanted
Aren Aizura, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities

Trans-Health, Trans-Funding: Alternative Transnational Health Movements HIV Prevention Politics

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 1 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
David Palumbo-Liu, Stanford University

PAPERS:
Shane Burley, Independent Scholar

Introduction to Anti-Fascist Studies
Amanda Gailey, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Red States, Red Scares, and the Surveilled Campus
Maximillian Alvarez, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Common Cause: Fighting Fascism and Building Power at the Neoliberal University
COMMENT:
David Palumbo-Liu, Stanford University

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

074. Ethical Emergency and Posthumanist Emergence

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 2 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Suzanne M. Bost, Loyola University Chicago

PANELISTS:
AnaLouise Keating, Texas Woman's University

Kelli D. Zaytoun, Wright State University

Alex Christie, Loyola University Chicago

Suzanne M. Bost, Loyola University Chicago

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 3 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Scott Poulson-Bryant, Fordham University

PAPERS:
Kristen Turner, North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Ragtime, Jazz, and the Rhetoric of Cultural Assimilation
David Gilbert, Mars Hill University

James Reese Europe and the Slow Emergence of Black Popular Music, 1900–1925
Stephanie D. Doktor, University of Utah

Jazz After the War and into the Concert Hall

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Augusta 1 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Jennifer Reimer, University of Graz

PANELISTS:
Birgit Bauridl, University of Regensburg

Shelley Fisher Fishkin, Stanford University

Paul Giles, University of Sydney

Alfred Hornung, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Boris Vejdovsky, University of Lausanne
2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

077. Program Committee: Survival Strategies in the South

Westin Peachtree Augusta 2 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Gavriel Cutipa-Zorn, Yale University

PANELISTS:
Fatima A, Jewish Voice for Peace

Gabriela álvarez, Liberation Cuisine

Jewel Pearson, Tiny House Trailblazers

Jovan Julien, Project South

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

078. Freedom Summer Collegiate Symposium

Westin Peachtree Augusta 3 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Emily Gowen, Boston University

PANELISTS:
Marc Aidinoff, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Emily Gowen, Boston University

Jeremiah Smith, Delta State / Rosedale Freedom Project

Kaneesha Johnson, Harvard University

Andrew Donnelly, Harvard University

Pamela N. Walker, Rutgers University–New Brunswick

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Augusta A (Seventh)

CHAIR:
James E. Dobson, Dartmouth College

PAPERS:
Carie L. Schneider, Cameron University

Occult Continents and Methodologies of Failure in Pynchon's Inherent Vice

Meredith Farmer, Wake Forest University

Melville's Hurricane, or How to Emerge from Emergency
Heather Chacon, Greensboro College

Fanny Fern's Law of Similars: Or, How to Write a Remedy That Stings
Ashley Rattner, East Tennessee State University

We Have Been with You More Than One Hundred Years, and Are Still Not Understood: Framing Fantasies of the Shaker-Tolstoy Correspondence
COMMENT:
Michael Mirer, Independent Scholar

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Augusta B (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Janet M. Davis, The University of Texas at Austin

PAPERS:
Sherri Sheu, University of Colorado–Boulder

Bass Pro Shops and the Redevelopment of the Memphis Pyramid
Daniel Lanza Rivers, Miami University–Oxford

Oaklandish: Space, Dis / possession, and Creaturely Life in Lake Merritt
Lindsay Garcia, College of William and Mary

Proximity, Pestilence, and Blackness: Rats' Nests as Human Archives
Logan O'Laughlin, Duke University

Invasive Hog Emergenc(ies): Reifying a Multispecies Domesticity
COMMENT:
Janet M. Davis, The University of Texas at Austin

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Augusta C (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Krista Benson, Grand Valley State University

PAPERS:
Heidi Hong, University of Southern California

We Don't Need Another World: Queer Femme Futurities and the Ecological Imagination
Caleb T. Luna, University of California–Berkeley

Daddy Loves Feeding Me Treats: Mark Aguhar and the Performance of Fat Utopias
Athia N. Choudhury, University of Southern California

More Fats, More Femmes, More Asians: On Axes of Excess

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

082. Cultural and Ecological Geographies of the Urban

Westin Peachtree Augusta D (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Tona Hangen, Worcester State University

PAPERS:
Anna Zeemont, CUNY Graduate School and University Center

Charting the Course of an Urban Literacy Nonprofit
Melissa A. Castillo Planas, CUNY Lehman College

Dejamos Una Huella: Claiming Space in a New York City Borderlands
Justin D. Gomer, California State University–Long Beach

Colorblindness, Hollywood, and the Emergence of Crack Cocaine

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Augusta E (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Laura Briggs, University of Massachusetts–Amherst

PAPERS:
Lisa Young, College of Charleston

The Persistent Afterlife of the Racial Restrictive Covenant
Nic John Fajardo Ramos, Brown University

Absent Fathers, Welfare Mothers: Universal Wage Labor Participation, Working Motherhood, and Black Healthcare Policy in Los Angeles, 1965–1976
Emma Amador, University of Connecticut

Decolonizing Social Welfare: Histories of Community Organizing and Welfare Rights in Puerto Rican Communities
COMMENT:
Laura Briggs, University of Massachusetts–Amherst

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Augusta F (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Soo Ah Kwon, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

PAPERS:
Fiona I. B. Ngo, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Refugee Ontologies
Patricia Nguyen, Northwestern University

Bodies Believing: Refugee Dystopian Imaginings in Tuan Andrew Nguyen's The Island

Olivia Michiko Gagnon, New York University
Touching Time, Being Touched by Time: On Cheryl Sim's The Thomas Wang Project
and Encounters in the Intimate Archive

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

085. Performing Care, Domestic Labor, and Empire

Westin Peachtree Augusta G (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Anna Kuroczycka Schultes, Eastern Illinois University

PAPERS:
Alden Sajor Wood, University of California–Irvine

Crises of Care: Filipina American Domestic Workers, Reproductive Labor, and the Emergence of a Trans-Pacific Remittance Economy
Maria Eugenia Lopez, The University of New Mexico

Racialized Suffering, Survivability, and Critical (In)Visibility in the Archive of Domestic Labor
Lizeth Gutierrez, Macalester College

Chisme and its Antinomies: Rethinking Mexican Women's Relationship to Capital
Jose Centeno-Melendez, The University of Texas at Austin

Centering on the Nation's Capital: Salvadoran Settlement, Survival, and Growth

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain 1 (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Sean Trundle, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

PAPERS:
Darius J. Young, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Detroit and Motown's Black Forum Label, 1970–1973
Shirletta J. Kinchen, University of Louisville

Black Moses and Black Power: Memphis, Stax Soul, and Black Youth Activism
Maurice J. Hobson, Georgia State University

This Ain't No…Hip Hop Records…These Country Rap Tunes: Southern Soul and Trap

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

087. The Child as Queer Emergence

Westin Peachtree Chastain 2 (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Alexandra Stern, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

PAPERS:
Hannah Dyer, Brock University, 
Casey Mecija, University of Toronto

The Queer Sonics of Childhood: Listening to Capital, Labor, and Asymmetries of Innocence
Julia Sinclair-Palm, Carleton University

Conceptualizing the Self across Time: Narrating Trans Identity Development
Natalie Kouri-Towe, Concordia University

Foreclosing Emergent Sexuality: Honour Crime and Queer Adolescence in War

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

088. Feminist Emergencies: Engendering Liberal Dependency through Crisis

Westin Peachtree Chastain C (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Evren Savci, Yale University

PAPERS:
Amanda Su, University of California–Berkeley

Constructing Sexual Slavery through Comfort Women Memorials
Jallicia Allicia Jolly, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

HIV-Positive Women's Lived Experiences and Feminist Hegemonic Positionality
Gregory Mitchell, Williams College

Panic at the Gringo: Sex Trafficking Laws as White Supremacy
COMMENT:
Evren Savci, Yale University

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

089. Infrastructures of Colonialism in North America

Westin Peachtree Chastain D (Sixth)

CHAIR:
David M. Hernandez, Mount Holyoke College

PAPERS:
Andrew Curley, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Powerlines and Pipelines: Energy and Water Infrastructure and the Nature of Colonial Incorporation of the Navajo Nation
Manu Karuka, Barnard College

Shareholder Whiteness
Kristen Simmons, University of Chicago

The Infrastructure of a National Sacrifice Zone: Wasteland, or Dreamland

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

090. New Joints: Imagining the Music Video

Westin Peachtree Chastain E (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Samantha L. Vandermeade, Arizona State University–Tempe

PAPERS:
Elleza Kelley, Columbia University

Belly Blue(s)
Troizel Carr, New York University

How Does It Feel: A Sensual Meditation on Aesthetics, Blackness, and Flesh
Amrit Trewn, New York University

Blackness Under the Light: Speculative Technology and Fugitive Training
Tiana Reid, Columbia University

Rihvenge

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

091. Emergence and Emergency in Native North America

Westin Peachtree Chastain F (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Heather Menefee, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

PAPERS:
Hugh Burnam, Syracuse University

Why Are You Here?: Haudenosaunee Students in Higher Education
Chris Clements, Harvard University

Grey Riders and Red Jackets: Mohawks, Police, and Settler Colonialism
Andrew Dietzel, Central Michigan University

The Native American Problem: White Supremacy and the Ongoing Erasure of Indigenous People
Jodi Lynn Maracle, University at Buffalo

Taeyakwanonnyahwakwà:ne, We Will Dance: Haudenosaunee Midwifery as a Rejection of Settler Colonial Nationhood

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain G (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Andrew McKevitt, Louisiana Tech University

PAPERS:
Yarimar Bonilla, Rutgers University–New Brunswick

The Wait of Disaster: Hurricanes and the Politics of Recovery and Resilience
Dara Strolovitch, Princeton University

When Bad Things Happen to Privileged People: Race, Gender, and the Subprime Non-Crisis of the 1990s
Amanda Haziz-Ginsberg, Rutgers University–New Brunswick

Terrorism and the Limits of Liberalism
Vivian Shaw, The University of Texas at Austin

Crisis Activism: Race, Gender, and Mobilization in the Aftermath of Disasters
Katy Gray, Rutgers University–New Brunswick

Streaming Crisis: Racialized State Violence, New Media, and Anticipatory Subjects

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain H (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Frank Cha, Virginia Commonwealth University

PAPERS:
Amanda Stuckey, University of Charleston

Reading States: Multisensory Literacies the 19th Century
David C. Pratt, College of William and Mary

Susan Hayward Wants to Live: State Correction, Industry Censorship, and a Transgressive Woman in the Hollywood Studio System
Sarah Stanford-Mcintyre, University of Wyoming

Naturalized Disaster: State Understandings of Risk and Contamination in Extractive Communities
Helis Sikk, DePauw University

Emergent States of Crisis in Queer Memory

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain I (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Jana Lipman, Tulane University

PAPERS:
Laurel Mei-Singh, University of Hawai'i Mānoa

Colliding Archipelagos: Oceanic Indigeneity in the American Lake
Juliet Nebolon, Harvard University

Circuits of Internment across Trans-Pacific Camps during World War II
Nidhi Mahajan, University of California–Santa Cruz

Rumor in the Port City: Navigating Insecurity and the War on Terror in the Indian Ocean
COMMENT:
Jana Lipman, Tulane University

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain J (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Avery F. Gordon, University of California–Santa Barbara

PAPERS:
Daniel Olmos, California State University–Northridge

Enemy Within and Without: Specters of Migration, Racial War-Making, and the Ungovernables of Empire
Maryam S. Griffin, University of Washington–Bothell Campus

The Muslim Ban and Discriminatory Intent: From Colorblindness to the State of Racial Emergency
Steven Osuna, California State University–Long Beach

The Transnational Moral Panic: Law and Order, Maras, and Free Trade in El Salvador
Cesar Rodriguez, San Francisco State University

A Crisis Mode of Hegemony: Donald Trump, Whiteness as the U.S. Tradition of Fascism, and Neoliberal Racial Revanchism
Yousef K. Baker, California State University–Long Beach

The Crisis of Liberalism, Anti-Muslim Racism, and the Changing Notion of Citizenship

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Peachtree 1 (Eighth)

CHAIR:
Robyn Magalit Rodriguez, University of California–Davis

PAPERS:
Karen B. Hanna, Trinity College

Being Gay in the KDP: Emergent Homosexual Politics in a Filipino American Revolutionary Organization, 1973–1986
Michael Schulze-Oechtering, Western Washington University

If Two Are Dead, Many Will Take Their Place: The Committee for Justice for Domingo and Viernes (CJDV) and Third World Solidarity in the 1980s
Calvin Cheung-Miaw, Stanford University

Trans-Pacific Anti-Fascism: The Transnational Murders of Domingo and Viernes and the Boundaries of Democracy
Wayne Jopanda, University of California–Davis

Lesson Plans for Liberation: The Transformative (Re)Emergence of Trafficked Filipino Teachers in the Transnational Labor Movement

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

097. Queering Intimacies of Empire

Westin Peachtree Peachtree 2 (Eighth)

CHAIR:
Siobhan Somerville, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

PAPERS:
Thomas X. Sarmiento, Kansas State University

Queer Filipinx American Crime Story: Cunanan, the Midwest, and the Imperial Violence of (Non)Belonging
Kathryn Vaggalis, University of Kansas

Off-White Brides and Their Lonely Swains: Cross-cultural Histories of Immigrant Picture Brides and the Process of U.S. Race Making
Christine Bachman-Sanders, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities
My Real Gipsy: Queer Intimacy and Narratives of Empire in Elizabeth Pennell's To Gipsyland
(1893)
COMMENT:
Siobhan Somerville, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 1 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Sandra K. Soto, University of Arizona

PAPERS:
Dylan Rodriguez, University of California–Riverside

Mass Incarceration Rhetoric / Reform as Police Subsidy: The Fallout of Unintended Consequence
Gloria A. Negrete-Lopez, University of Arizona

Shackled and Handcuffed (Im)migrant Bodies: A Guided Analysis of the Performative Acts of Inclusion / Exclusion inside the Special Proceedings Courtroom in Tucson, Arizona
Katie Kane, The University of Montana

Badges and Beads: Understanding the Colonial History and Contemporary Labor Politics of Mass Incarceration in Montana
Louis Mendoza, Arizona State University–West

Post-Prison Memoirs and the Politics of Memory, Transformation, and Liberation
COMMENT:
Sandra K. Soto, University of Arizona

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

099. Transgressing the Transhemispheric South: Unsettling the Literary Landscape

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 2 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Ashvin R. Kini, Florida Atlantic University

PAPERS:
Salvador Zárate, University of California–Irvine

The Vital Poetics of Zora Neale Hurston and Luisa Moreno: Extractive Labor and Debt, 1921–1939
Joo Ok Kim, University of Kansas

The Pivot of the Future History of Eastern Asia Is Korea: Korean War's Future History
Sunny Yang, University of Houston

Expanding the Southscape to the Global South: Cross-Racial Linkages in Komunyakaa's Dien Cai Dau

Chrisopher Perreira, University of Kansas

Has Any Study Been Made by You or Others with Reference to Race?: Specters of Race and Disease at the Carville Leprosarium

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 3 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
To be determined
PAPERS:
Nathan Titman, Macalester College

What Now?: Genealogies of Activism and the Accompanying Classroom
Larissa Werhnyak, The University of Texas at Dallas

Keywords: A Portfolio Project for Exploring Alternative Genres and Discourses in American Studies Classrooms
Eloisa Valenzuela-Mendoza, Iowa State University

Teaching the State of Emergence: Multimedia Poetics and Claudia Rankine's Citizen: An American Lyric

Allison Wanger, Miami University–Oxford

Emergent Pedagogies: Studying America from Abroad
COMMENT:
Michael G. Winslow, Independent Scholar

2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

101. Business Meeting: Regional Chapters Committee

Westin Peachtree Chastain A (Sixth)

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

102. Program Committee: Everyday Utopias

Westin Peachtree Augusta 2 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Badia Ahad, Loyola University Chicago

PAPERS:
Bianca C. Williams, CUNY Graduate School and University Center

More Than a Groove: Black Women, Happiness Pursuits, and the Seeking of a Black Paradise
Tricia Hersey-Patrick, The Nap Ministry

The Nap Ministry
COMMENT:
Stephanie L. Batiste, University of California–Santa Barbara

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

103. 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

Westin Peachtree Augusta 3 (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Rodolfo Aguilar, Kennesaw State University

PANELISTS:
Laura Emiko Soltis, Freedom University

A. Sanchez Gutierrez, Freedom University

Jessica Colotl, Community Organizer

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

104. The Ideological Emergency of the Frontier

Westin Peachtree Augusta A (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Jason Scott Cooke, Greensboro College

PAPERS:
Megan LeBarron, Boston University

The American Cosmopolis in L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Alex Moskowitz, Boston College

The Law of Economic Equivalence in James Fenimore Cooper's The Pioneers

Marcus Heiligenthal, SUNY at Binghamton

The Significance of the Market in American Neoliberalism: The Frontier Thesis and Milton Friedman
Capron M. Hedgepath, Middle Tennessee State University

Modern Frontiers: Landscape and the Shaping of Masculinities
COMMENT:
Jason Scott Cooke, Greensboro College

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Augusta B (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Teemu Ruskola, Emory University

PANELISTS:
David L. Eng, University of Pennsylvania

Ashlie Sandoval, Northwestern University

Sonya Posmentier, New York University

Dana Luciano, Rutgers University–New Brunswick

Priscilla Wald, Duke University

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Augusta C (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Karen Shimakawa, New York University

PAPERS:
Bakirathi Mani, Swarthmore College

The Imperial Aesthetics of Diaspora: Race, Representation, and Photography
Kandice Chuh, CUNY Graduate School and University Center

Visualizing Time, or How to Distinguish between Asians and Orientals
Gayatri Gopinath, New York University

Unruly Visions: The Aesthetic Practices of Queer Diaspora
Nadine Naber, University of Illinois at Chicago

The Patriarchal System Is Murderous and Racism Kills: Performing Gender and Regime Change in Lebanon

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

107. Remembering the 1980s through Black and Latinx Performance

Westin Peachtree Augusta D (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Allison Page, Old Dominion University

PAPERS:
Christine Capetola, The University of Texas at Austin

And We'll Try to Imagine What It Looks Like: Prince, Synthesized Femininity, and the Political Potential of Vulnerability
Uri McMillan, University of California–Los Angeles

Dancing on Paper: Grace Jones, Antonio Lopez, and Surface Aesthetics
Richard T. Rodriguez, University of California–Riverside

Dedicated to the One I Love: Latino Audiences and the 1980s Tribute Band
Francesca Royster, DePaul University

Fast Cars and Soft Butch Blues: Tracy Chapman, Butch Recognition, and Cultural Memory

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Augusta E (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Lisa Arellano, Colby College

PAPERS:
Yevette Richards, George Mason University

New Revelations from Louisiana's Last Mob Lynching in Daylight
Jesse S. Carr, Beloit College

The Emergency of Now: Re-Purposing the Exception to Resist State Violence
Laura Wexler, Yale University

Silencing Which Past?: Kate Chopin and the Buried Story
LaTanya S. Autry, University of Delaware

Looking for Lynching
COMMENT:
Lisa Arellano, Colby College

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

109. Blackness, Race, and Indigeneity in the Pacific

Westin Peachtree Augusta F (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Gerald Horne, University of Houston

PANELISTS:
Maile Arvin, University of Utah

Ethan Caldwell, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

Robbie Shilliam, Johns Hopkins University

Joyce Pualani Warren, University of Oregon

Nitasha Sharma, Northwestern University

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Augusta G (Seventh)

CHAIR:
Maria K. John, University of Massachusetts–Boston

PAPERS:
William A. Calvo-Quiros, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Emerging Saints of Crisis: La Santa Muerte in Neo-NAFTA times
Lauren (Robin) H Derby, University of California–Los Angeles

Living with Werewolves: Everyday Encounters with the Ambient Dead in the Haitian-Dominican Frontier
Laura Grappo, Wesleyan University

Doppelgangers, Replicants, and Uncanny Others: Latinxs as Monstrous Doubles in the Contemporary United States
Cristina Santos, Brock University

Echoes of Erasure: Remembering Victims of Femicide
4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain 1 (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Mathew Swiatlowski, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

PAPERS:
Edwin Hill, University of Southern California

Black Static, or Defecation on the Microphone
Loren Kajikawa, George Washington University

Making Beats, Producing Meaning: Johnny J and Tupac Shakur's Life Goes On

Christina Zanfagna, Santa Clara University

Carceral Soundings and the Specter of Chain Gangs in Black Popular Music

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

112. Ecologies of Black Childhood

Westin Peachtree Chastain 2 (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Miyisha Priest, New York University

PAPERS:
Samira Abdur-Rahman, University of San Francisco

Black Women Writers, Childhood, and Ecological Futures
Crystal S. Rudds, City Colleges of Chicago–Malcolm X College
Reclaiming Spaces of Play: The Outdoors and Diaspora in Dayveon
and Moonlight

Joel Wendland, Grand Valley State University

Hello, We Are Here: Space and the Subversion of Dominant Narratives in Men We Reaped

Deszeree Thomas, Rutgers University–New Brunswick

Ecological Theory and Children's Geographies

COMMENT:
Miyisha Priest, New York University

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain C (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Grace Hong, University of California–Los Angeles

PANELISTS:
Rachel Colleen Fabian, SUNY at Purchase College

Jessica Millward, Univeristy of California–Irvine

COMMENT:
Grace Hong, University of California–Los Angeles

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain D (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Shirley Samuels, Cornell University

PAPERS:
Melanie Benson Taylor, Dartmouth College

Indian Killers: The Violent Discontents of Colonial Capitalism
Corrine E. Collins, Northwestern University

Violent Intimacies: Queer Multiraciality and Interracial Parenthood in Danzy Senna's Caucasia

Courtney R. Baker, Occidental College

The Grift of Death: The Ethics of Murder Narratives
Chad B. Infante, University of Maryland–College Park

Dissemblance and Black and Native Women's Murderous Feeling

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain E (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Shona N. Jackson, Texas A & M University–College Station

PAPERS:
Felicia Bevel, Brown University

(Un)doing Settler Colonialism Abroad: Paul Robeson's Fight for Aboriginal Rights in Australia
Elizabeth Rule, Brown University

Confronting Anti-Blackness, Challenging Settler Colonialism: First Nations Feminist Television
Kyle T. Mays, University of California–Los Angeles

Indigenous Hip Hop and Decolonization: Toward a Global Indigenous Popular Culture
Channon S. Miller, University of San Diego

What Our Bodies Know to Be True: White Violence, Black Maternal Loss, and Performative Resistance
COMMENT:
Shona N. Jackson, Texas A & M University–College Station

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain F (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Naoko Shibusawa, Brown University

PAPERS:
Katherine Achacoso, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

Constellations of Emergence: (Un)mapping Settler Environmentalism in Mindanao
Laura E. Lyons, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

No Man Is an Island: Imagined Sustainability on 
La\Na'I
Candace L. Fujikane, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

Mo'o Cascade Effects on a Planetary Scale: 'O|iwi Remappings of the Exhaustions of Climate Change

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain G (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Lorgia Garcia, Harvard University

PANELISTS:
Medhin Paolos, Community Activist

Betina Kaplan, University of Georgia

Lorgia Garcia, Harvard University

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain H (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Ujju Aggarwal, The New School

PANELISTS:
Ujju Aggarwal, The New School

Shana Agid, Parsons School of Design

Mildred Beltre, University of Vermont

Nicole Burrowes, The University of Texas at Austin

Deshonay Dozier, CUNY Graduate School and University Center


4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain I (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Andrea Morrell, CUNY Guttman Community College

PAPERS:
Jacob Kang-Brown, Vera Institute of Justice

Incarceration in the City and Countryside
Jack Norton, Vera Institute of Justice

Managing to Get By: Jail, Crisis, and Social Reproduction
Judah Schept, Eastern Kentucky University

Cages in the Coalfields: Police Power and Prison Building in Central Appalachia
Anne Bonds, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Placing the Rural in Critical Carceral Studies
COMMENT:
Andrea Morrell, CUNY Guttman Community College

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Chastain J (Sixth)

CHAIR:
Simeon Man, University of California–San Diego

PANELISTS:
A. Naomi Paik, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Betsy Beasley, The University of Texas at Austin

Eli Jelly-Schapiro, University of South Carolina

Eric Covey, University of Abuja

Patrick Chung, University of Maryland–College Park

Simeon Man, University of California–San Diego

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Peachtree 1 (Eighth)

CHAIR:
Ayanna Yonemura, California State University–Sacramento

PAPERS:
Wendy Allison Lee, Skidmore College
Inhuman Intimacies: Reorienting Invasive Species in The Birds
and Gremlins

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Peachtree 2 (Eighth)

CHAIR:
Jennifer McClearen, The University of Texas at Austin

PAPERS:
Moon Charania, Spelman College

The Untouchable of Theory, or the Unbearable of Sex: Storied Socialities, Sexual Violence, and Women of Color
Brandon A. Robinson, University of California–Riverside

Sex Panics and LGBT Youth Homelessness
Jane Ward, University of California–Riverside

When Sex Is Doomed: Eugenics, Rape, and Heterosexuality in the 20th Century

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

123. Catastrophes of the Human and Architectures of Emergence

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 1 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Jack Halberstam, Columbia University

PANELISTS:
Lilian Mengesha, Tufts University

Kemi Adeyemi, University of Washington–Seattle Campus

Joseph M. Pierce, Stony Brook University

Chandan Reddy, University of Washington–Seattle Campus

Jack Halberstam, Columbia University

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 2 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Jina Kim, Smith College

PANELISTS:
Leon J. Hilton, Brown University

Lezlie Frye, University of Utah

Jina Kim, Smith College

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

Westin Peachtree Piedmont 3 (Twelfth)

CHAIR:
Nancy Cho, Carleton College

PAPERS:
Yi-Hung Liu, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

Traces of Anti-Americanism: Taipei, Tokyo, and U.S. Intervention in the 1950s
Lei Zhang, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities

From Tiananmen Square to Capitol Hill: Chinese Student Activism in the United States, 1989–1992
Tomoaki Morikawa, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
Workers Cultural Network: Remapping of the U.S. Occupation in Tokyo Nambu in the 1950s
Guoqian Li, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

Black Radical Imagination: The Black Panthers and the Chinese Communists

4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

126. Business Meeting: Nominating Committee

Westin Peachtree Savannah D (Ninth)

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

127. Business Meeting: ASA's Undergraduate Initiative

Westin Peachtree Chastain A (Sixth)

PANELISTS:
Mérida M. Rúa, Williams College

Lucien Baskin, CUNY Bernard M. Baruch College

Kandice Chuh, CUNY Graduate School and University Center

Roderick Ferguson, University of Illinois at Chicago

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

128. Environment and Culture Caucus: Film Screening: The Land Beneath Our Feet


Westin Peachtree Chastain I (Sixth)

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

129. Welcome Reception / Celebration of Authors / Exhibit Open

Westin Peachtree Peachtree BR Exhibits (Eighth)