PCA/ACA

Schedule by area: Motherhood/Fatherhood & Popular Culture

Mothers in the Media; Mediating Maternity

Liz Podnieks
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“All real and lovable mothers”: Motherhood, Stardom, and Fandom in Photoplay Magazine

Liz Podnieks
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Beverly Goldberg, the Original “Smother”: The Goldbergs, Nostalgia and Intensive Parenting

Kathryn Pallister
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Discourses of Pregnancy, Birth, and Maternal Agency

Vicki Toscano
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Natural Mothers: The Rhetoric of Abortion Law

Vicki Toscano
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The unexpected constraints placed on women though pregnancy manuals and neoliberal notions of autonomy

Rose Jane Isobel Wilson
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Pregnancy Interventions Alienate Us from Nature

Lidar Shany
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Pink or Blue: Uncovering the Baby Gender Reveal Party

Mary Sellers
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Paternal (Anti-)Heroes in Film and TV

Henry Gomes
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The Role of Kilgrave’s Parenting in Jessica Jones

Connor Campbell
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Designated Spaces for Fathers and Men in Frank Millers’ The Dark Knight Returns

Jean Mathew
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My Dad the Gambler, Pornographer, Game Show Host, Oil Baron, and Master: An Analysis of the Father Figures in the Films of Paul Thomas Anderson

Henry Gomes
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Four Faces of Fatherhood: The transformative potential of paternity in David Park’s The Truth Commissioner

Chrissi Hughes
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Parenting, Race, and Generational Politics

Jennifer Fraser
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Reading the “White Mammy”

Katharine Nicholson Ings
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Representations of birthparents in children’s adoptive storybooks about Chinese-born girls

Jacki Fitzpatrick
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Reaching Beyond the ‘Fringe’ - Exploring the Marketing and Production Evolution of Kim’s Convenience from the Toronto Stage to the National Screen

Jennifer Fraser
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Fatherhood, Masculinity, and Race

Nicole L Willey
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Make More Room for Daddy: ‘60s Sitcoms, Masculinity, and the Making of Modern Fatherhood

Debra Michals
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Choose Your Own Fathering Style: Neil Patrick Harris and Feminist Fathering

Nicole L Willey
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Parenting, Monsters, and Wild Things

Penelope Ingram
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Wild Things, das Ding, and the Jouissant Mother

Penelope Ingram
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Monstrous Mothers in Ryoko Yamagishi’s Manga

Kyoko Taniguchi
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Of Monsters and Mama’s Boys: Returning to the Mother in Rob Zombie’s Halloween Franchise

Charles E. Hicks
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Show Me How To Live: The Role of Mother and Father in the Monster Horror Genre from Frankenstein to Dexter

Dawn Terrick
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Mommy Issues: Motherhood in Science Fiction and Fantasy

Mary Hughes Patrick
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Breastfeeding in Ursula Le Guin’s Anarchist Utopia in The Dispossessed

Wendy Whelan-Stewart
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Real Housewives of Westeros: Merciless Mothers in Game of Thrones

Kristen Andrus
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What to Expect When You’re Expecting in Space: Pregnancy in Science Fiction

Mary Hughes Patrick
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“Love is Not This Sentimental Something”: Family Formation in Connie Willis

Rita D. Costello
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Parenting in Crime and Detective Narratives

Pamela Bedore
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Pregnant and Maternal Bodies in Lisa Gardner’s Crime Fiction

Pamela Bedore
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Is Over Mothering Hysteria?: Motherhood in Stranger Things

Natalie Correll
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Theorizing Homage, Detecting Healing: Fatherhood in Walter Mosley’s Easy Rawlins Mysteries

Paul Bachand
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