American Studies
American Studies

UT AMS Graduate Conference: The World in American Studies Today, Day 1

Thu, March 30, 2017 | CLA 1.302B

1:30 PM - 7:30 PM

UT AMS Graduate Conference: The World in American Studies Today, Day 1

We are very excited to announce this year's iteration of the biannual graduate conference in American Studies, entitled: The World in American Studies Today: Nationalism in American Studies, to be held Thursday and Friday March 30th and 31st at The University of Texas at Austin. The schedule for March 30th is listed below:

 

1:30-2:45 Intersectionality: Thinking Gender and Race Together

The Moral Investment in Anti-Black Violence: White Overseers in the Nineteenth Century Cotton Kingdom, Nicholas Bloom, The University of Texas at Austin

Teaching Us How To Be a Man: Frequencies of Nationalism and Citizenship in Friday Night Tykes, Julie Kantor, The University of Texas at Austin

Asian Americans and American Labor Capital, Kara Takasaki, The University of Texas at Austin

Politicking at the Parlor Piano: The Cultural Work of “Memorial Flowers,” Kate Grover, The University of Texas at Austin


3:00- 4:15 On Display: American Cultural Forms

Slavery on Display: Texas’s History of Enslavement at the Bullock Museum, Gaila Sims, The University of Texas at Austin

Unscrambling an Egg: Diaspora, Cuisine and Traces of State Violence, Jeffrey F. Gan, The University of Texas at Austin

Californian Castle of Desire: The Psychosexual Architecture of the Madonna Inn, Zoya Brumberg, The University of Texas at Austin

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