PCA/ACA

Schedule by area: Romance

Man Up:  Masculinity, Sexuality, and Sex Appeal

Maria Ramos-Garcia
PresentersPresentation type
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tackling Toxic Masculinty Through Romance and the Supernatural
Cory Wren Murphy
Paper
Mass Market Pornography: Romance Novels for Men are Different
Jonathan Allan
Paper
Writing the (gendered) romance? Slash genres and concepts of gender, sexuality and family
Julia Elena Goldmann
Paper

How to Talk About Media (when you’re not quite sure how): A Workshop

Round table
Katherine E. Morrissey

Category Is:  Studies of Genre and Subgenre

Mallory Diane Jagodzinski
PresentersPresentation type
The paratextuality of category romance: the branding of short shelf life fiction
Lisa Fletcher (nonpresenting coauthor)
Jodi McAlister
Paper
New Adult Fiction: A feminist Reading of a New Genre
Josefine Smith
Paper
Black-Asian Swirl – Resisting Stereotypes and Promoting Fetish in American BWAM Romance Fiction
Layla Abdullah-Poulos
Paper
The RITA Retrospective Project
Diane K Peterson
Paper

Beyond the Book:  Romances in Other Spaces

Jodi McAlister
PresentersPresentation type
Where are all the Fun Books: Holdings of Popular Romance and Science Fiction Novels in Academic Libraries
Sarah Sheehan
Paper
The Politics of the Politics of the Love Song
Raymond Andrew Patton
Paper
Romance Novels & The Female Gaze: The Evolution of the Romance Genre’s Book Covers
Angela Hart
Paper
“A recipe for sugary-sweet erotica:” Consumption in Alexa Riley’s Novellas
Evvie Valiou
Paper

The Historical Romance:  A Study of Sub-Genre

Eric Murphy Selinger
PresentersPresentation type
“Doubt Creeps In”: Sarah MacLean and the Inverted Orpheus of One Good Earl Deserves a Lover.  
Jessica Chadbourne
Paper
Her History, Her Romance: Evangeline Parsons Yazzie’s Naabeeho/Diné historical romance series
Johanna Hoorenman
Paper
Justice and Divine Vengeance Pursuing Crime: Revenge in Sarah MacLean’s Rule of Scoundrels Series
Veera Mäkelä
Paper

“I’m Not a Side chick – I’m the Other Girlfriend/Wife”: Shifting Scripts and Depictions on Non-Monogamous Relationships and Polyamorous Relationships in Popular Culture”

Round table
Natasha Howard
Curry, Adria Goldman, Andre Nicholson

Love Makes the World Go ‘Round:  Romance, Nation, and Globe

Jessica Matthews
PresentersPresentation type
An Articulation of Modern Indian Values in the Romance of Sandhya Sridhar
Kristen Rudisill
Paper
The impact of Anglo-Chamorro romance on Guam’s neocolonial status, or the power of the intimate in discussions of the global
Carolina Fernández-Rodríguez
Paper
Rainbow nation in love. South African popular romance in Afrikaans and the Politics of Representation
Martina Vitackova
Paper
Mr Worldwide: How global is your alpha?
Amy Burge
Paper

Hot Topics and Hashtags in Romancelandia:  #metoo, neurodiversity, #cockygate, and the “emotionally satisfying” ending

Sarah Ficke
PresentersPresentation type
Love in the Time of the #MeToo movement Teaching Paranormal Romance in 2018
Maria Ramos-Garcia
Paper
Happy for Whom? The Contingent Happy Ending in Romance Fiction
Jessica Matthews
Paper
The “Grandly and Inhospitably Strange World” of Heroines on the Autism Spectrum in Romance Fiction
Wendy Wagner
Paper
“Cockygate”:  Trademark Bullying, Romance Novels and Intellectual Property
Devon Fitzgerald Ralston
Paper

Romance area dinner

Dinner
Jodi McAlister, Heather Schell

What’s Race Got to Do with It?:  Negotiating and Contesting Race in the Romance

Erin Young
PresentersPresentation type
“Welfare Reform, Romance, and a Black Love Ethic for the 1990’s”
Julie Moody-Freeman
Paper
(Re)imagined Romance: intersections of cultural memory, media representation and the perpetuation of repressive ideologies
Tania de Sostoa-McCue
Paper
Korean Television Dramas and Transnational Romantic Desires: A Case Study of Intimate Relationships between Korean men and International Fan Tourists to Korea
Min Joo Lee
Paper
“Love is (Color) Blind: Citizenship and Belonging in 21st Century Historical Romance Fiction”
Mallory Diane Jagodzinski
Paper

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