Here are more photos of the Mid-America American Studies Association conference action, April 8-10, 2011.
|Jeremy Zima presenting his paper, "Sounding and Visualizing Authenticity in Electric Guitar Culture." |
Saturday April 9, 2011.
|An image from Zima's presentation: a 1959 Les Paul Standard.|
|Zima, with his own guitar.|
|Many members of the UW community mingling before dinner.|
|American Studies faculty and students from around the country speaking with |
keynote speaker Dr. Hannah Rose Shell.
|Sunday's roundtable on the Terrace, "Academic Work in the Age of the Neoliberal University: |
A MAASA Discussion on Contingency, Casualization, and the Campus Labor Movement."
|Conference Presenter Jen Ayres at the roundtable. |
She presented her paper, "Thrifting: Trash to Treasure in Goodwill Bins," on Saturday.