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"The Promises of Infrastructure II: Mediating Late Socialist Modernity"

51st Annual ASEEES Convention to be held at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis, November 23-26, 2019.

Chair: Russell Valentino, russellv@indiana.edu, Indiana U Bloomington
Discussant: Ben Eklof, eklof@indiana.edu, Indiana U Bloomington

“The Great Siberian Way”: The Sublime of Infrastructure, Trailblazing, and the Future in Photographs of the Late 1960s–Early 1980s
Tatiana Saburova, Indiana U Bloomington

Constructing and Re-Constructing the Baikal-Amur Mainline: Imaginaries and Ideologies of a (Post)-Socialist Megaproject
Olga Povoroznyuk, U of Vienna (Austria)

Traces of Networked Unions Past: Locating One’s Once and Future Self through the Infrastructural Remains of Old Media
Kathryn Graber, Indiana U Bloomington

Affects! of (Im)M obility in the Remembrance of the Soviet Sublime: Staying in a Siberian Village
Vasilina Orlova, U of Texas at Austin