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Hemispheric Jamestown / Anna Brickhouse
Hemispheric genealogies of "race" : creolization and the cultural geography of colonial difference across the eighteenth-century Americas / Ralph Bauer
"Famosa Filadelfia" : the hemispheric American city and constitutional debates / Rodrigo Lazo
Other country : Mexico, the United States, and the gothic history of conquest / Jesse Alemán
American Mediterranean : Haiti, Cuba, and the American South / Matthew Pratt Guterl
Expropriating the Great South and exporting "local color" : global and hemispheric imaginaries of the of the first reconstruction / Jennifer Rae Greeson
Mercurial space of "Central" America : New Orleans, Honduras, and the writing of the Banana Republic / Kirsten Silva Gruesz
"I'm the everybody who's nobody" : genealogies of the New World slave in Paul Robeson's performances of the 1930s / Michelle A. Stephens
Promises and perils of U.S. African American hemispherism : Latin America in Martin Delany's Blake and Gayl Jones's Mosquito / Ifeoma C.K. Nwankwo
PEN and the sword : U.S.-Latin American cultural diplomacy and the 1966 PEN Club Congress / Deborah Cohn
Hemispheric routes of "El Nuevo Arte Nuestro" : the Pan American Union, cultural policy, and the Cold War / Claire F. Fox
Memín Pinguín, rumba, and racism : Afro-Mexicans in classic comics and film / Robert McKee Irwin
"Out of this world" : Islamic irruptions in the literary Americas / Timothy Marr
Of hemispheres and other spheres : navigating Karen Tei Yamashitaʹs literary world / Kandice Chuh
Northern borderlands and Latino Canadian diaspora / Rachel Adams
Afterword : the times of hemispheric studies / Susan Gillman.
This landmark collection brings together a range of exciting new comparative work in the burgeoning field of hemispheric studies. Scholars working in the fields of Latin American studies, Asian American studies, American studies, American literature, African Diaspora studies, and comparative literature address the urgent question of how scholars might reframe disciplinary boundaries within the broad area of what is generally called American studies. With essays that examine stamps, cartoons, novels, film, art, music, travel documents, and governmental publications, Hemispheric American Studies.