PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

8:00am to 9:30am

Crime & Punishment

Vampire Studies
U Melissa Anyiwo
PresentersPresentation type
Vigilantes or Villains? Perceptions of Crime and Justice in the Blade & Underworld Series 
U Melissa Anyiwo
Rebecca L Paynich
Paper
Batman: The Disguise of the Modern Day Dracula (working title)
Sarah Farrell
Paper

“Wait, You’re Teaching What?!”: Unconventional Texts and Popular Culture in the “Traditional” Classroom

Professional Development
Jenn Brandt
PresentersPresentation type
“Wait, You’re Teaching What?!”: Unconventional Texts and Popular Culture in the “Traditional” Classroom
Jenn Brandt
Tony Kemerly
Callie Clare
Mark Bernard
Round table

XII. Forgotten Films from the Vault of Horror IV: The Night Has Eyes (1942)- Note: Schedule on Thursday Night!

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)
Film screening
Clayton Dillard

Westerns and the West I: Discovering Behind-the-Scenes Purposes of Old West Favorites

Westerns and the West
Lynne Byall Benson
PresentersPresentation type
The Importance of Being Buffalo Bill
James (Jim) Shoopman
Paper
Glendon Swarthout and The Insalubrious West
Paul Lumsden
Paper
“Annie Oakley, Sam and Me: How Sponsors of TV Westerns Catered to the Children’s Audience”
Lynne Byall Benson
Paper

Gender and Media Studies XIV: Women as Comics, Heroines, and Wizards

Gender & Media Studies
Ashley Archiopoli
PresentersPresentation type
Funny Feminism?: Building Tension and Breaking Mediums in Hannah Gadsby’s Nanette
Lauren Elizabeth Rackley
Paper
Always the Woman: Dimmed Wit and Dissolved Intelligence in the Women of the BBC’s Sherlock
Elizabeth Kalansky
Paper
Monsters and wizards: a fantasy theme analysis of Big Mouth
Ashley Archiopoli
Paper

Literary Politics, Domestic and International

Literature, Politics, & Society
PresentersPresentation type
Power, Gender, and Mythmaking in Naomi Alderman’s The Power
Rebecca Duncan
Paper
Contrasting Portrayals of the Indentured Servant in Literature
Virginia Payne Dow
Paper

Latin American Film and Media

Latin American Film and Media
PresentersPresentation type
Underground Cinema and Neoliberalism in Ecuador
Rafael Ponce-Cordero
Paper
Too Strange to Believe: Pablo Escobar and Latin American Cinema’s War on Drugs
Fabrizio Cilento
Paper
Utopic/Dystopic situation of the human in 3%
Thamires Ribeiro de Mattos
Paper

Black Popular Culture-Special Topics: Session VII

Black Popular Culture—Special Topic 2019
PresentersPresentation type
Singing Experience in .Section80: Kendrick Lamar’s Poetics of Problems
Michael Leon Thomas
Paper
“Young, Black, Wild, and Free: A Love Letter to the Liberated Authentic Black Woman in Janelle Monae’s ‘Dirty Computer’”
Elizabeth Ann-Jackson Gilliam
Paper
“Wakanda Forever”: Themes of collective trauma and healing in Marvel’s Black Panther
David Leon Gordon
Paper
The Culinary Lyricism of Beyonce’s Lemonade 
Nia-Raquelle Smith
Paper

Tolkien Studies 4: Landscapes in Lee, Tolkien, and Hemingway 

Tolkien Studies
Hilary Justice
PresentersPresentation type
Theories of Omission: Mountains Seen Far Away, Icebergs Right Ahead
Peter Grybauskas
Paper
Dulce et decorum: Hemingway, Tolkien, and the Landscapes of Lost Boyhood
Hilary Justice
Paper

Beer Culture I: What’s in a Name?

Beer Culture
Michelle Calka
PresentersPresentation type
What’s in a Name?
Meghann Ryan-Posthumus
Paper
Bunnyman and the Lake Creatures: Hyperlocalism and Legends in Small Brewery Brand Names
Mark Benbow
Paper
 Tapping into stereotypes: A content analysis of craft beer branding
Michelle Calka
Paper

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