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  Volume 64, Number 4, December 2012

Table of Contents

Editor’s Note

pp. ix-x


After 9/11: Militarized Borders and Social Movements in the Mariana Islands

pp. 685-713

Marriage, Moynihan, Mahogany: Success and the Post–Civil Rights Black Female Professional in Film

pp. 715-740

Occupied Okinawa on the Edge: On Being Okinawan in Hawai‘i and U.S. Colonialism toward Okinawa

pp. 741-765

“Midnight Scenes and Orgies”: Public Narratives of Voodoo in New Orleans and Nineteenth-Century Discourses of White Supremacy

pp. 767-786

Forum: Academia and Activism

Introduction: Left Intellectuals and the Neoliberal University

pp. 787-793

The Romance of Real Politics

pp. 795-798

Romancing the Organic Intellectual: On the Queerness of Academic Activism

pp. 799-803

Destabilizing the Settler Academy: The Decolonial Effects of Indigenous Methodologies

pp. 805-808

Racial/Colonial Genocide and the “Neoliberal Academy”: In Excess of a Problematic

pp. 809-813

Faculty Activism and the Corporatization of the University

pp. 815-818

Beyond Neoliberalism: Academia and Activism in a Nonhegemonic Moment

pp. 819-822

A Politics of Encounter: Knowledge and Organizing in Common

pp. 823-826


pp. 827-831

Intellectual Inquiry Otherwise: An Interview with Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

pp. 833-836

Gender Nerds at Heart: An Interview on Bridging the Blogging/Academic Divide with Feministing.com

pp. 837-839

Academic and Activist Assemblages: An Interview with Jasbir Puar

pp. 841-843

“Reinvigorating the Queer Political Imagination”: A Roundtable with Ryan Conrad, Yasmin Nair, and Karma Chávez of Against Equality

pp. 845-849

Event Review

Casting Light on Disability

pp. 851-860

Book Reviews

American Studies after the Internet

pp. 861-872

Racialized Things

pp. 873-883

“Lines of Flight”: Reterritorializing Asian American Film and Media Studies

pp. 885-897

Beyond the Exceptionalist Thesis, a Global American Studies 2.0

pp. 899-912



pp. 913-917


Index to American Quarterly Volume 64 March 2012 to December 2012

pp. 919-921

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