ACS List 
2012/13 Revision

1. American Studies Reader:
George Lipsitz, "Learning to Listen, Listening to Learn..."
Susan Kilgore, article on UNM AMST
Presidential addresses by Amy Kaplan, Janice Radway, Alice Kessler-Harris, Mary Helen Washington
Gene Wise, "Paradigm Dramas"
John Carlos Rowe, "Post-Nationalism, Globalism, and the New American Studies," or Virginia Dominguez, "Resituating American Studies in a Critical Internationalism"
Lisa Lowe (chapter from Immigrant Acts)
Jose David Saldivar (chapter from Border Matters)


2. Joanne Barker, Native Acts: Law, Recognition, and Cultural Authenticity (Duke University Press, 2011)


3. Ned Blackhawk, Violence over the Land: Indians and Empires in the Early American West (Harvard University Press, 2006)


4. Judith Butler. Undoing Gender (Routledge, 2004)


5. Jodi Byrd, The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism (University of Minnesota Press, 2011)


6. Melinda Cooper, Life as Surplus: Biotechnology and Capitalism in the Neoliberal Era (University of Washington Press, 2008)


7. María Eugenia Cotera, Native Speakers: Ella Deloria, Zora Neale Hurston, Jovita Gonzalez, and the Poetics of Culture (University of Texas Press, 2010)


8. Susan Craddock, City of Plagues: Disease, Poverty and Deviance in San Francisco (University of Minnesota Press, 2004)


9. Paul John Eakin, Living Autobiographically: How We Create Identity in Narrative (Cornell University Press, 2008)


10. Kale Bantigue Fajardo, Filipino Crosscurrents: Oceanographies of Seafaring, Masculinities, and Globalization (University of Minnesota Press, 2011)


11. Gwendolyn Audrey Foster, Captive Bodies: Postcolonial Subjectivity in Cinema (SUNY Press, 1999)


12. Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Golden Gulag: Prisons, Surplus, Crisis, and Opposition in Globalizing California (University of California Press, 2007)


13. Inderpal Grewal, Transnational America: Feminisms, Diasporas, Neoliberalisms (Duke University Press, 2005)


14. Nicole Marie Guidotti-Hernández, Unspeakable Violence: Remapping U.S. and Mexican National Imaginaries (Duke University Press, 2011)


15. Wendy Hesford, Spectacular Rhetorics: Human Rights Visions, Recognitions, Feminisms (Duke University Press, 2011)


16. Amy Kaplan, The Anarchy of Empire in the Making of U.S. Culture (Harvard University Press, 2005)


17. J. Kehaulani Kauanui, Hawaiian Blood: Colonialism and the Politics of Sovereignty and Indigeneity (Duke University Press, 2008)


18. Jake Kosek, Understories: The Political Life of Forests in Northern New Mexico (Duke University Press, 2006)


19. Scott Richard Lyons, X-Marks: Signatures of Native Assent (University of Minnesota Press, 2010)


20. Melani McAlister, Epic Encounters: Culture, Media, and US Interests in the Middle East since 1945 (University of California Press, 2005)


21. Jodi Melamed, Represent and Destroy: Rationalizing Violence in the New Racial Capitalism (University of Minnesota Press, 2011)


22. Tiya Miles, Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom (University of California Press, 2006)


23. Don Mitchell, They Saved the Crops: Labor, Landscape, and the Struggle over Industrial Farming in Bracero-Era California (University of Georgia Press, 2012)


24. Scott Morgensen, Spaces Between Us: Queer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Colonization (Minnesota, 2011)


25. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America (Harvard University Press, 2010)


26. Mae Ngai, Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America (Princeton University Press, 2005)


27. Lorena Oropeza, ¡Raza Sí! ¡Guerra No!: Chicano Protest and Patriotism during the Viet Nam War Era (University of California Press, 2005)


28. Genaro M. Padilla, The Daring Flight of My Pen: Cultural Politics and Gaspar Perez de Villagra's Historia de la Nueva Mexico, 1610 (University of New Mexico Press, 2011)


29. Lisa Park and David Pellow, The Slums of Aspen: Immigrants versus the Environment in America’s Eden (NYU Press, 2011)


30. Anna Pegler-Gordon, In Sight of America: Photography and the Development of U.S. Immigration Policy (University of California Press, 2009)


31. Jasbir K. Puar, Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times (Duke University Press, 2007)


32. Leigh Raiford, Imprisoned in a Luminous Glare: Photography and the African American Freedom Struggle (University of North Carolina Press, 2011)


33. Chandan Reddy, Freedom with Violence: Race, Sexuality, and the US State (Duke University Press, 2011)


34. Mark Rifkin, When Did Indians Become Straight? Kinship, the History of Sexuality, and Native Sovereignty (Oxford University Press, 2011)


35. María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo, The Revolutionary Imagination in the Americas and the Age of Development (Duke University Press, 2003)


36. José David Saldívar, Trans-Americanity: Subaltern Modernities, Global Coloniality, and the Cultures of Greater Mexico (Duke University Press, 2012)


37. Alicia Schmidt Camacho, Migrant Imaginaries: Latino Cultural Politics in the US-Mexico Borderlands (NYU Press, 2008)


38. Noenoe Silva, Aloha Betrayed: Native Hawaiian Resistance to American Colonialism (Duke, 2004)


39. Nikhil Pal Singh, Black is a Country: Race and the Unfinished Struggle for Democracy (Harvard University Press, 2004)


40. Sandy Soto, Reading Chican@ Like a Queer: The De-Mastery of Desire (University of Texas Press, 2010)


41. Marita Sturken, Tourists of History: Memory, Kitsch, and Consumerism from Oklahoma City to Ground Zero (Duke University Press, 2007)


42. Carlos G. Vélez-Ibañez, An Impossible Living in a Transborder World: Culture, Confianza, and Economy of Mexican-Origin Populations (University of Arizona Press, 2010)




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