Friday, 28 December
229. American West and Geopolitical Imaginary
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Atlanta, Hyatt Regency
A special session
Presiding: Alexander J. Hunt, West Texas A&M Univ.
1. “The Indian War in Iraq: American Mythography, Spiritual Dispossession, and the Discourse of Empire,” Debra K. S. Barker, Univ. of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
2. “Spike Lee’s American Tragedy: Frontier (In)Security in 25th Hour,” Karen F. Steigman, Otterbein Coll.
3. “Immigration and National Security in the Arizona Borderlands: Green Discourse at Organ Pipe National Monument,” Sarah Jaquette, Univ. of Oregon