ASAT 60th Annual Conference

Please join us for the 2016 American Studies Association of Texas conference to be held Nov. 10-12 at Sam Houston State University. ASAT conference organizers welcome submissions that address the conference theme, “Intersections of Innovation, Ideology, and Imagination in American Studies” (see attached Call for Papers).

Conference registration is $65 (annual membership dues, mandatory for presenters, not included in the registration fee). For more information, please contact Barbara Miles, Conference Coordinator/President, ASAT 2016 or visit



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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