ASA 2019: UT Austin Faculty and Graduate Student Presenters

asa logo

The 2019 American Studies Association Annual Meeting (ASA) will take place in Honolulu, Hawaii from Thursday, November 7th through Sunday, November 10th. Faculty members and graduate students across several disciplines at UT Austin will chair panels, speak on roundtables, and present papers reflecting on the year’s theme “Build As We Fight.” 

Below is a list of all UT Austin presenters in alphabetical order. All events take place at the Hawai’i Convention Center. 

Micah Bateman

  • Paper presenter, Polyqueer Anti-Nationalism in Juliana Spahr’s Post-9/11 Poetry and Prose, Sunday, November 10th, 10:00 am to 11:45am, Meeting Room 318 A

Nicholas Bloom

  • Paper presenter, Total War and the Quotidian Plantation: Reframing the 1811 German Coast Uprising, Thursday, November 7th, 2:00 pm to 3:45pm, Meeting Room 325 B

Simone Browne

  • Paper presenter, Ecologies of Surveillance: Waste, Extraction and Resistance, Saturday, November 9th, 12:00 pm to 1:45pm, Meeting Room 317 B

Leah Butterfield

  • Paper presenter, Backpack Warriors: Soul-Searching and Solidarity in Solitary Women’s Travel, Thursday, November 7th, 8:00 am to 9:45am, Meeting Room 308 B

Kristin L. Canfield

  • Paper presenter, Mickey Mouse and Bigger Thomas in Nazi Germany: Walter Benjamin, Richard Wright, and Geographies of Anti-Black Racism, Friday, November 8th, 10:00 am to 11:45am, Ballroom C

Beth Eby

  • Paper presenter, “Health Education for Indian Girls”: Ella Deloria, Gender, and Physical Culture at Haskell Institute in the 1920s, Friday, November 8th, 2:00 pm to 3:45pm, Meeting Room 317 B

Kate Grover

  • Paper presenter, Country Labor Feminism and Precarious Intersectionality in Margo Price’s “Pay Gap,” Friday, November 8th, 8:00 am to 9:45am, Meeting Room 323B

Siri Gurudev

  • Paper presenter, Performance Studies Genealogies: A U-Turn Away from Whiteness, Friday, November 8th, 2:00 pm to 3:45pm, Meeting Room 302 B

Laura Gutiérrez

  • Panelist, Queering Nostalgia and Time: Affective Registers of Resistance in Casa De Las Flores, Saturday, November 9th, 8:00 am to 9:45am, Meeting Room 319 A

Kerry Knerr

  • Panelist, Occupied Archipelagos: Visions of Militarism, Indigeneity, and Racialization in the Pacific, Friday, November 8th, 12:00 pm to 1:45pm, Meeting Room 319 A

Marison Lebron

  • Paper presenter, Feminist Praxis in Puerto Rico, Thursday, November 7th, 2:00 pm to 3:45pm, Meeting Room 313 C
  • Panelist, Resisting Carceral Empire: Rethinking American Studies Approaches to the Carceral State, Saturday, November 9th, 2:00 pm to 3:45pm, Meeting Room 304 B

Tia C. Madkins

  • Paper presenter, Black Teachers’ Protection of Black Students in STEM Learning Environments: Disrupting AntiBlack Climates, Thursday, November 7th,  10:00 am to 11:45am, Meeting Room 319 B

Minkah Makalani

  • Panelist, Haunted Objects and Contingent Futures: Archives, Methods, and Desire in History, Friday, November 8th, 12:00 pm to 1:45pm, Meeting Room 317 A

Jennifer McClearen

  • Paper presenter, “I Think the Whole Reservation Was Here!”: The Promises and Pitfalls of Visibility in Sports Media, Thursday, November 7th, 12:00 pm to 1:45pm, Meeting Room 302 B

Carlisia McCord

  • Paper presenter, (Black) American Heritages: How the Discourses of Public History Shape Contemporary Belonging in America, Friday, November 8th, 10:00 am to 11:45am, Meeting Room 307 A

Julia Mickenberg

  • Paper presenter, Communist Proto-Feminism, Archive Fever, and the Attractions of Biography, Saturday, November 9th, 10:00 am to 11:45am, Meeting Room 317 A

Aris Moreno Clemons

  • Paper presenter, Racialized Bilinguals in U.S. Spanish Language Learning Classrooms, Friday, November 8th, 8:00 am to 9:45am, Meeting Room 302 B

Curran Nault

  • Paper presenter, The Femmepire Strikes Back: Call Her Ganda and the Activist Afterlife of Jennifer Laude, Thursday, November 7th, 10:00 am to 11:45am, Meeting Room 318 A

Tabias Olajuawon Wilson

  • Paper presenter, Beyond Fugitivity: BlaQueer Furtivity As Intervention, Thursday, November 7th, 10:00 am to 11:45am, Meeting Room 304 B

Elena Perez-Zetune

  • Paper presenter, Her Body, God, and Horror: Speculative Latina Fiction Then and Now, Thursday, November 7th, 8:00 am – 9:45 am, Meeting Room 303 A

Samantha Pinto

  • Paper presenter, Black History, Black Brains, and the Embodied Futures of Anti-Racism, Friday, November 8th, 4:00 pm to 5:45pm, Meeting Room 318 B

Andrea Remoquillo

  • Paper presenter, Messing with Mess: Old and New Formations of the Colonial Discourse of Mess, Thursday, November 7th, 8:00 am to 9:45am, Meeting Room 304 A

Circe Sturm

  • Panelist, Black and Red Call and Response: Grounds We Build and Fight On, Friday, November 8th, 10:00 am – 11:45 am, Meeting Room 304 A

Eric Tang

  • Panel chair, Unsettling Displacement: Critical Refugee Narratives Against State Violence, Friday, November 8th, 2:00 pm to 3:45pm, Meeting Room 319 A

Lisa B. Thompson

  • Panelist, Resistance through Performing Black Feminism and Desire: 20 Years of Lisa B. Thompson’s Single Black FemaleSaturday, November 9th, 2:00 pm to 3:45pm, Meeting Room 306 B
  • Panel chair, The Measure of a Life: A Celebration of Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison
    Saturday, November 9th, 6:00 pm to 7:45pm, Meeting Room 324

Omise’eke N. Tinsley

  • Paper presenter, PYNK is Where the Future is Born, Friday, November 8th, 10:00 am to 11:45am, Meeting Room 313 C
  • Panelist, Sex and Gender as Racial Projects: A Roundtable on Feminist, Queer, and Trans Theories, Friday, November 8th, 12:00 pm to 1:45pm, Meeting Room 323B

Pavithra Vasudevan

  • Paper presenter, “In the Crucible”: Rethinking Racial Capitalism through Black Feminist Materialism, Saturday, November 9th, 4:00 pm to 5:45pm, Meeting Rm 308 A

Kristen Wilson

  • Paper presenter, “Wonderful Sights”: The Collision of American Cultural Imperialism and Declining Hawaiian Autonomy at the Honolulu Music Hall, 1881-1917, Saturday, November 9th, 2:00 pm to 3:45pm, Meeting Room 301 B

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s