2015 ASAT Conference

The 2015 ASAT annual meeting and conference was held November 13-15, 2015, in Huntsville, Texas. It was sponsored by the Sam Houston State University English department with the generous support of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Office of Academic Affairs. 

The theme was “Contextualizing Conflict, Culture and Community” in celebration of multidisciplinary interpretations and iterations of American Studies. Below are various photos from the event.


The founder of Critical Studies Blog, Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media at Baylor University. She specializes in new media portrayals of women and people of color. Her recent papers focus on the effects of the James Byrd Jr. dragging death on Jasper, Facebook hate groups, stereotypes of President Barack and Michelle Obama, male and female rappers’ differing views on the “independent woman,” and coverage of missing women.

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