PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

4:45pm to 6:15pm

Science & Pop Culture V: Communication and Education

Science & Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
Popular Performances for Explaining Contemporary Physics
Mircea Sava
Paper
From Watching to Performing: How Popular Culture Can Inform Embodied Interaction
Stella A Ress
Francesco Cafaro
Paper
Doomsday diseases: Exploring the visual and narrative framing of disease outbreaks through intertextual signifiers
Scott SD Mitchell
Paper

Religion IV: Representing Religion in Popular Culture

Religion and Culture
Matthew Harris Brittingham
PresentersPresentation type
“Where is its soul?”: Death and Nineteenth-Century Children’s Christian Magazines
Emily Bailey
Paper
God and the Little Grey Cells: Bible in Agatha Christie’s Poirot
Dan W Clanton
Paper
Scaring the Children: Bad Objects, Authenticity, and Fairy Tale Arks
Paul Thomas
Paper
Drawing the Line at That: Depictions of Sexual Activity in Graphic Novel Adaptations of Canonical and Deuterocanonical Christian Texts
Tamara Watkins
Paper

Writing, Drawing and Photographing the Fat Body

Fat Studies
Jennifer Blevins
PresentersPresentation type
Writing the Fat Self: Fat Poetry, Fat Activism
Lesleigh Owen
Paper
Limited By Body Habitus: An American Fat Story 
Jennifer Blevins
Creative work

Sarah Silverman,Lord Byron,Online Self and Kanye

Celebrity & Popular Culture
Alex Symons
PresentersPresentation type
Female Comedians get Digital (and Political): Sarah Silverman and Amy Schumer.
Alex Symons
Paper
Online Self-Presentation: Not Just an Exhibition but the Commodification of Self
Lisabeth Matyash
Paper
Tracking the Language of Celebrity in American Newspapers, 1760-1860
Kenneth Cohen
Paper

Battling the Power of a Women’s Body

Women’s Studies
PresentersPresentation type
Cosmetics in Charge: Does wearing cosmetics make you look like a boss?
Da'Qunaika Da'Sha Smith
Paper
Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson, Sexual Harassment, and The Glass Ceiling: Revisiting TV’s The Closer In The Wake of The #MeToo and #TimesUp Movements
Shane Bruce
Paper
“Stay Sexy and Don’t Get Murdered:” The History of True Crime and it’s Impact on Women
Jennifer Erdman
Paper

POETRY XI. Say Ah: Poetry & Music

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
Pamela Murray Winters
PresentersPresentation type
Music In Poetry, Poetry In Music
Michael Perez
Creative work
Say Ah
Nicole D Higgins
Creative work
Creation and Re-Creation: The Audience Becomes the Artist
Pamela Murray Winters
Paper

Film XVII–Film Genres: Westerns, Anti-Westerns, and Sports Films

Film
PresentersPresentation type
“Print the Legend”: The Mid-Twentieth Century Frontier Myth in Film and History
David Alexander Smith
Paper
Varieties of Western Narrative, Or Why Meek’s Cutoff is the Most Anti-Western Western
Taylor Bowman
Paper
Real Events, Fictional Worlds: Adaptation and World Building in the Historical Sports Film
Jeff Clarke Rowell
Paper
She Said, He Said. He Probably Lied:  Structural Perspective in I, Tonya
Paul Zinder
Paper

IV. K-Pop/Rap Music: Korea, Thailand

Asian Popular Culture
John A. Lent
PresentersPresentation type
“Knock Knock”:Confucianism’s Impact & the Representation of ‘Girl-Groups’ in K-pop Music Videos
Shayma Musa
Paper
Korean Rappers’ Identity Construction: How Hip-Hop Culture Impacts on Their Lives
Hohsung Choe
Youngjoo Seo (not registered)
Paper
HyunA: The Nexus of K-Pop and Feminism
Erick Raven
Paper

Representation and Politics: Catastrophe from Then to Now

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes
Steve Asselin
PresentersPresentation type
Counting the Catastrophes: A Quantitative Look at Representations of Disaster in Fin-de-Siècle Popular Press
Steve Asselin
Paper
Reframing Precarity: The Sites and Sights of Disaster in Karen Tei Yamashita’s Tropic of Orange
Ethan King
Paper
From San Andreas to New Orleans: Hurricane Katrina and the Changing Politics of Natural Disaster Films
Genevieve M Ruzicka
Paper
“At any given Before moment”: Post-Apocalyptic Trauma and the Collective Memory in Washburn’s Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play
Victoria LaFave
Paper

The State of the Romantic Union: What’s Happening in Romance Scholarship?

Romance
Meeting
Jodi McAlister, Heather Schell

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