PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

8:00am to 9:30am

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 2020
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

Intersections of Law and Religion in the Making of American Culture

Undergraduate Sessions
Michael Frawley
PresentersPresentation type
The Underground Railroad, Religion, and American Culture
Abbey S Whigham
Paper
Living Law
Robert Wood Hunter McMinn
Paper
Modern Media, Free Speech, and American Culture: A Review
Lacy Noel Molina
Paper

Science & Pop Culture I: Knowledge among the Masses

Science & Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
Key Challenges for the Fashion industry in Tackling Climate Change
Matthew Hibberd
Paper
Nerding to the Choir: Science Attitudes of Pop-Culture Media Fans
Vaughan Steven James
Paper
Shaping the genohype: A cautionary tale of overpromise
Stephan Andre Struve
Paper

Journal of American Culture Annual Meeting

2020 National PCA Meetings and Events 
Meeting
Carl Sederholm

American Literature IV: Families, Communities, and Activism in African American Literature

American Literature
Corey Taylor
PresentersPresentation type
“‘Leaving My Poor Wife and Two Little Children Caused Me Indescribable Anguish:’”  The Unraveling of the Slave Father/Child’s Emotional and Physical Ties in Frederick Douglass’ “The Heroic Slave”
Madeline Gottlieb
Paper
Narrativizing Therapeutic Madness in the Alf Laylah Wa Laylah of Toni Morrison’s Paradise
Majda Atieh
Paper
My Father’s Vision: How Paternal Expectations Shape Antagonists in Contemporary American Literature and Television
Graham H Duncan
Paper

Contemporary Choreographies of Race, Gender, and Sexuality

Dance & Dance Culture
Susan Haines
PresentersPresentation type
And Yet She Persisted: Jane Comfort’s “S/He” in 1995 and 2018
Cynthia J Williams
Paper
Choreographing Mixed-Race: Lionel Popkin’s Inflatable Trio (2017) and the Representation of the Mixed-Race Body in American Postmodern Dance
Miya Shaffer
Paper
Dolls, Democracy, and Demands: Dancing out Otherness and Citizenship in Jillian Peña’s Polly Pocket
Elizabeth Bernstein
Paper
Technoshamanism and Queer (Dis)orientations in Underground Club Dance
Emily Kaniuka
Paper

World Building and Transmedia Storytelling

Fan Culture & Theory
Victoria Godwin
PresentersPresentation type
The Unforgivable Curse of Consumerism: How ‘Official’ Fan Spaces in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World Exploit Fandom
Nicole Isabel Chavannes
Paper
In Earnest: Considering the Literary Web Series as Fanfiction Text
Emily S Beckwith
Paper
Fan-Related Food and Drink: Naming Conventions and Food Categories
Victoria Godwin
Paper
Common among wizards, popstars, and cowboys: Performance and participation in media fandom
Sebastiaan Gorissen
Paper

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