The 2017 American Studies Association of Texas Conference will be held November 9-11, 2017, in Huntsville, Texas. The theme of the 61st Annual American Studies Association of Texas Conference, to be held on the campus of Sam Houston State University, is “Journeys, Treks, and Voyages That Shape(d) the Americas”


Southern Motor Car Company, Houston, 1908-1910. ”The Dixie Tourist”, 1909, pictured.

Registration details here
Keynote Speaker info here

Deadline for submissions: October 8, 2017
Contact email: asat@shsu.edu

Conference information on Registration Form, Schedule, Keynote Speaker, Location and Hotels, and Parking may also be found at the conference website:



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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