Panel presentation at a past ASA annual meeting
The Honolulu Meeting will feature more than 500 panels, with special extended sessions scheduled for "Indigenous Resurgence Day."

Announcing "Indigenous Resurgence Day" at the 2019 ASA Annual Meeting

An invitation to instructors, researchers, staff, students, alumni, artists, activists, and friends of Hawaiian schools, universities, museums, community organizations, and other institutions:

Please join the American Studies Association's 2019 Annual Meeting at the

Hawai'i Convention Center, November 7-10, 2019.

Attend for free on Sunday (11/10/19) for the ASA’s “Indigenous Resurgence Day” or register for all four days to choose from over 500 panels and events.

Highlights on the Honolulu Meeting include:

  • Thursday opening plenary and reception: “Kukulu: Foundations for Inclusive Lāhui (Nation)- Building at Mauna Kea” with leading Hawaiian Studies scholar-activists
  • Featured sessions on climate change, disability justice, academic precarity, Palestinian freedom, confronting white nationalism, food sovereignty, the movements of 1969/2019, as well as historical, cultural, and political issues in Hawaiʻi and the Pacific.
  • Featured speakers include adrienne maree brown, Kimberlé Crenshaw. Angela Davis, Mari Matsuda, Gary Okihiro, Noenoe Silva, Linda Tuhiwai Smith, and leading scholars from studies of race, Indigeneity, gender, class, sexuality, disability, immigration, religion, digital media, and popular culture.
  • Special tributes to James and Grace Lee Boggs, Patsy Mink, and Toni Morrison
  • Organizing track with workshops and skill-sharing for social justice
  • Much more to be discovered with 2,300+ presenters and 500+ sessions!

The ASA invites all members of the public to attend free of charge on Sunday, November 10 from 8:00am to 4:00pm with 70+ sessions including a special series of panels on Indigenous Resurgence (with Glen Coulthard, Nick Estes, Uahikea Maile, Audra Simpson, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, and more). No advanced sign-up required. Access the full online program through the ASA website or conference app

Full registration for four complete days of events starts at $75 and includes all non-ticketed sesssions, receptions, exhibition hall, book signings, and special events. To review registration options, please visit the ASA's registration website

Posted for ASA Office in Annual Meeting
Post date: October 7, 2019

Community announcements and events are services that are offered by the ASA to support the organizing efforts of critical constituency groups. They do not reflect the decisions or actions of the association’s governance bodies, the National Council or Executive Committee. Questions should be directed to the committee, caucus, or chapter that has authored and posted this notice.