Call for Participation: Visual Culture Studies, American Studies Association Deadline: January 10, 2012 The Visual Culture Caucus of the American Studies Association (ASA) invites individuals and groups to participate in the 2012 ASA meeting on November 15-18, 2012 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. For paper abstracts and session proposals sent by January 10, the Programming Committee of the Visual Culture Caucus can offer critical feedback and facilitate networking among scholars who are looking for session participants, chairs, or commentators. The committee will subsequently select complete session(s) from those accepted by ASA for official caucus sponsorship. Session proposals should explore historical, theoretical, and/or methodological issues in American visual culture, which includes (but is not limited to) prints, photography, painting, sculpture, comics/graphic novels, illustrated books, film, television, digital media, and a wide range of practices of looking. They must address the 2012 meeting theme, "Dimensions of Empire and Resistance: Past, Present, and Future (see < http://www.theasa.net/annual_meeting/page/submitting_a_proposal/>). We encourage scholars to submit their proposals for meeting participation to our new Works in Progress webpage, accessible through our caucus blog ( http://www.theasa.net/caucus_visual/). Any ASA member may join the caucus by clicking on the registration column on the blog homepage (requires ASA username and password). Individuals wishing feedback or networking assistance for their abstracts and session proposals may also contact Robin Veder, Vice-Chair of the Visual Culture Caucus, and co-chair of the Visual Culture Caucus Programming Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org.