Imagining America: Great Lakes American Studies Association Annual Conference 2009
“Imaging America” evokes themes fundamental to the discipline of American studies and representative of some of the most current research in the field. The conference will consider how America is pictured, configured, and imagined on multiple levels.
Phil Deloria, Professor of History, University of Michigan, and current president of the American Studies Association
Shawn Michelle Smith, Associate Professor of Visual and Critical Studies, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
The conference will also feature free film showings, a reception at the Northern Indiana Center for History, and numerous panels and roundtable sessions.