PCA/ACA

Schedule for Saturday, April 15

8:00am to 9:30am

  1. Film and Television Representations of Hawaii and Oceania

Visual Culture
PresentersPresentation type

“Your people get this better than anyone”: Travis Manawa’s Oceanic Subtexts in Fear the Walking Dead

Cheryl D. Edelson
Paper

‘Heavy Cargo”: Unpacking Cargoism with John Kneubuhl’s “The Perils of Penrose” (Adventures in Paradise, 1961)

Stanley Orr
Paper

Disney’s “Polynesia”

Craig Svonkin
Paper

Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Studies XII: More Identities

Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Studies
Christopher Pullen
PresentersPresentation type

The Life and Times of a Girl Raised by Lesbians

Leah Marie Handy
Paper

Myra’s Legacy: Cis Partners of Transwomen in Popular Film & Television

Traci B. Abbott
Paper

UK Identifications of Queer Europe: Referendum, Song Contest and Abject Citizenship

Christopher Pullen
Paper

Global Fandoms

Fan Culture & Theory
PresentersPresentation type

Western Rock Music Consuption Patterns among Chinese University Fans

Runchao Liu
Paper

Transnational fandom in translation: manga readers and anime viewers outside of Japan

June Madeley
Paper

IV. Literary Powers of Representation

Memory & Representation
Naomi Saslaw
PresentersPresentation type

Poetics As “Inaugural Violence”: The Limits, Imperatives, and Ethical Possibilities of Representing Trauma in M. NourbeSe Philip’s Zong!

Jorge Enrique Cartaya
Paper

Representations of Dying and Living in Tuesdays with Morrie and “Dax” (Medical Ethics)

Naomi Saslaw
Paper

Game Studies 14 - Break

Game Studies

Comics and Comic Art XVI: Comics, Classic Literature, and Popular Narratives

Comics and Comic Art
Terrence Wandtke, Nicole Freim
PresentersPresentation type

“I know things none of you know”: Nonsensical Subversion in Sandman and Alice in Wonderland

Tessa Swehla
Paper

Double Double, Play and Novel: Mairghread Scott’s Comic Book Adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth

Melissa Vipperman-Cohen
Paper

The Potential of Medical Narratives: Challenges and the “Power of Empathy” in Comics/Manga Culture

Kotaro Nakagaki
Paper

Hip Hop

Music
Leslie Similly
PresentersPresentation type

Drug Awareness in Hip-hop/Rap

Andy Acosta
Paper

“Stand for something or die in the morning”: Social Commentary in Modern Rap

Andi Ullrich
Paper

It’s Just a Struggle: Underground Resistance and Monetary Thought in Hip Hop

Gabriella Natasha Reznowski
Paper

Activism, Ambivalence, and Accountability: Mainstream Hip Hop’s Role in Human Rights and Anti-Violence Advocacy

Leslie Similly
Paper

Remembering the Archive and the Materiality of Sentiment

Material Culture
Donna Claypool
PresentersPresentation type

Origins – Creative Interpretation of the history of textiles in Bolton, UK, through material based enquiry.

Donna Claypool
Paper

“I Have a Piece of Thee Here”: Locks of Hair in Nineteenth-Century America

Sarah Gold McBride
Paper

Civil War Letters of Marque and Letters that Mark: Pirates of Sympathy in Confederate Privateering Policy and Union Postal Envelopes

Mark Kelley
Paper

Remembering, Reconstituting: Tactility, Affect, and the Archive in Contemporary Handkerchief Embroidery

Mariah R Gruner
Paper

What If? V

Creative Fiction Writing
PresentersPresentation type

A Long War

Michaela B Hansen
Creative work

“Father of the Year” - Lopez

Josh Lopez
Creative work

“White Sands”, a Short Story

John Blair
Creative work

The Killing Lights

E. S. Crane
Creative work

III: Using Popular Culture to Honor Diversity

Education, Teaching, History & Popular Culture
Andrew Grunzke
PresentersPresentation type

From understanding to action: students, social issues, and the popular media

David Newman
Amy Neeman
Paper

LGBT Inclusive Public School Curriculum: A Gradual Process, Support vs. Opposition, and Effects on LGBT Youth

Michael Paramo
Paper

Believe It or Not, It’s Just Him: Masculinity and the Male Schoolteacher in The Greatest American Hero

Andrew Grunzke
Paper

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