PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

4:45pm to 6:15pm

Recollected and Reimagined Political Dramas.

Politics Portrayed in Electronic Print and Media
PresentersPresentation type
(Re)Securing Victory through Cold War Nostalgia
Jon Wiebel (not registered)
Vesta Silva
Paper
Madame Who?: How Diplomatic Leadership is Portrayed in Entertainment Media
Lynzee Flores
Paper
“Skinny guys fight ‘til they’re burger”: Fight Club and Fantasies of Presidential Violence 
David Noon
Paper
Filming Foreign Policy: Black Panther and the Narrative of Saudi Arabia Modernization
Meaghan Clohessy
Paper

Remix the Archive

Communication & Digital Culture
Eduardo Navas
PresentersPresentation type
Funes the Crate Digger: Archive, Memory, and the Remixer as Librarian
Scott Haden Church
Paper
Versioning Buddhism: Religious Traditions and the Remixing of Cultural Archives
Seth M Walker
Paper
Remix: Selectivity in Sound and Visualism
Eduardo Navas
Paper

Seriality, Reality and Transgression

Soap Opera and Serialized Storytelling
Martin Ponti
PresentersPresentation type
Soaps, Seriality, and Serial Killing
Kevin Morrison
Paper
The Politics of Melodrama: Telenovelas and populism in Kirchner’s presidency
Martin Ponti
Paper
Seriality and the Transformation of Journalism in the Time of Trump
MJ Robinson
Paper
Serial Bleeding: Periodic Menstrual Occurrences
David Linton
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

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

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

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

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

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