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Current Issue, Volume 7, Issue 1, 2016

Editor's Note

A Community of Thought: Connecting with Transnational American Studies
Morgan, Nina

SPECIAL FORUM: Sweden and America (edited by Dag Blanck and Adam Hjorthén)

Transnationalizing Swedish–American Relations: An Introduction to the Special Forum
Blanck, Dag; Hjorthén, Adam

“An NHL Touch”: Transnationalizing Ice Hockey in Sweden, 1994–2013
Björk, Ulf Jonas

The Transnational Viking: The Role of the Viking in Sweden, the United States, and Swedish America
Blanck, Dag

Intersecting Worlds: New Sweden’s Transatlantic Entanglements
Fur, Gunlög; Naum, Magdalena; Nordin, Jonas M.

“Here Is the Beginning of Pennsylvania”: A Settler Commemoration and Entangled Histories of Foundational Sites
Hjorthén, Adam

Reception, Circulation, Desire: Liv Ullmann and the Transnational Journeys of a Scandinavian Actress
Koskinen, Maaret

From “False” Neutrality to “True” Socialism: US “Sweden-bashing” during the Later Palme Years, 1973–1986
Marklund, Carl

Uncovering a Cover: Marketing Swedish Crime Fiction in a Transnational Context
Nilsson, Louise


Forward Editor's Note
Robinson, Greg

Excerpt from Jazz Diasporas: Race, Music, and Migration in Post–World War II Paris
Braggs, Rashida K.

The Shaping of We-Group Identities in the African American Community: A Perspective of Figurational Sociology on the Cultural Imaginary
Buschendorf, Christa

Excerpt from Borges’s Poe: The Influence and Reinvention of Edgar Allan Poe in Spanish America
Esplin, Emron

Excerpt from Writing America: Literary Landmarks from Walden Pond to Wounded Knee (A Reader's Companion)
Fishkin, Shelley Fisher

Excerpt from Teaching Transatlanticism: Resources for Teaching Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Print Culture
Hughes, Linda K.; Robbins, Sarah R.

Excerpt from The Ethnic Avant-Garde: Minority Cultures and World Revolution
Lee, Steven S.

Excerpt from The Mexico Diary: Winold Reiss between Vogue Mexico and Harlem Renaissance (with hyperlinks to audio; see abstract for track listing)
Mehring, Frank

Excerpt from Dean Worcester’s Fantasy Islands: Photography, Film, and the Colonial Philippines
Rice, Mark

Excerpt from Indonesian Notebook: A Sourcebook on Richard Wright and the Bandung Conference
Roberts, Brian Russell; Foulcher, Keith

Excerpt from Reconfiguring Citizenship and National Identity in the North American Literary Imagination
Tan, Kathy-Ann


The Transnational Artists Yun-Fei Ji, Hung Liu, and Zhang Hongtu: Globalization, Hybridity, and Political Critique
Brodsky, Joyce

Interplanetary Border Imaginaries in Upside Down: Divisions and Connections in the American Continent
Gómez Muñoz, Pablo

Transnational Post-Westerns in Irish Cinema
González, Jesús Ángel

Towards a Worldly Post-9/11 American Novel: Transnational Disjunctures in Joseph O’Neill’s Netherland
Irom, Bimbisar

Performing Transnational Arab American Womanhood: Rosemary Hakim, US Orientalism, and Cold War Diplomacy
Koegeler-Abdi, Martina

"This Land Is Holy!" Intersections of Politics and Spirituality in Luis Alberto Urrea’s The Hummingbird’s Daughter
Lopez, Christina Garcia

Tijuana Transa: Transa as Metaphor and Theory on the US–Mexico Border
Reimer, Jennifer A.

Feminist Novels in a "Non-Feminist" Age: Pearl S. Buck on Asian and American Women
Shaffer, Robert

Old Masters’ Madonnas in “New World” Photographs: Instances and Impact of Interpictoriality in Lewis W. Hine’s Photography
Szlezák, Klara Stephanie


Reprise Editor's Note
Morgan, Nina

Adaptation Studies and American Studies: Interfaces
Balestrini, Nassim W.

The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire
Leikam, Susanne

From Baldwin’s Paris to Benjamin’s: The Architectonics of Race and Sexuality in Giovanni’s Room
Zaborowska, Magdalena J.


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Journal of Transnational American Studies

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