PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

4:45pm to 6:15pm

Television Masculinities #2

Men and Men’s Studies
Jason Vanfosson
PresentersPresentation type
From Pops to Sweet Pea: Idealizing Gender Norms in Netflix’s Riverdale.
Jamie Woodlief
Paper
Head Bisexual In Charge: Riverdale’s Cheryl Blossom and Hypermasculinity
Megan A Barnett
Paper
Resisting Muscular Masculinity in The Flash: Skinny Shaming Grant Gustin’s Comic Body
Jason Vanfosson
Paper

Music 17: The Rock and Roll Era

Music
Lawrence Pitilli
PresentersPresentation type
Stereo in the Rock’n’Roll Era
William Dean McLean
Paper
: “Cesspool-type antics”: Elvis Presley, Teenage Rebellion, and the “Generational” Divide
Amy Elizabeth Canfield
Paper
“Teach Me to Twist”: Black Music in White-Dominated Spaces, 1960-1964
Beth Fowler
Paper
The Radio Loves “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ ”
Lawrence Pitilli
Paper

Transnational Dance: Ethnography, Diplomacy, Diaspora

Dance & Dance Culture
Dr. Carrie Stern
PresentersPresentation type
Makolongulu: Ndombolo, “the ghetto kids” and Emergence of Afrobeats in the DMV
Giltrecia Head
Paper
Dancing While Black: Recovering Darkness through Ethnographic Study of Indian Dance Forms
Crystal U. Davis
Paper
A dance of resistance from Recife, Brazil: carnivalesque improvisation in frevo
Kate Spanos
Paper
Havana Habibi: Using Middle Eastern Dance to Bridge the Cuban Divide
Celeste Landeros
Paper

GAME STUDIES 17: Literature and Games

Game Studies
Hannah Rogers
PresentersPresentation type
“We’re Gonna Have to Burn Your House Down”: New Representations of Lovecraftian Themes in Cooperative Board Games
Laurel Frances Magen Jean
Paper
Dining with Marie Antoinette and H.P. Lovecraft: Literary Games, Nostalgic Horror, and Role-Playing Alternative Universes
Amanda Alexander
Paper
Self-Representation and Self-Insertion: Identity Performance in Three Visual Novels
Hong Thi Nguyen-Sears
Paper
Regency Roleplay in Good Society: Representation without Responsibility 
Hannah Rogers
Paper

IX:  Diversity and Diverse Perspectives in Improving University Teaching

Education, Teaching, History & Popular Culture
Elizabeth Bleicher
PresentersPresentation type
Popular Culture Pedagogies: Partnering With Students to Teach Learning
Elizabeth Bleicher
Paper
Primetime Pedagogy: Teaching U.S. Culture with Television
Rebecca Zellner Grunzke
Paper
Teaching Deloria and Gunn Allen: Native American Challenges to the Dominant Culture
Ron Denson
Paper
Teaching Counter-Storytelling and Media Literacy by using the film The Help
Debra C Smith
Joy Davis (not registered)
Paper

Gay, Lesbian & Queer Studies XII:  More Queerness in Life & Popular Culture

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies
Andrew Wentink
PresentersPresentation type
The Queer Failure of Joe Orton
Gary Dennis Pratt
Paper
Bushwig: Challenging the Commodification of Queer Culture?
Andrew Wentink
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

XVII. Feminist Analyses of Horror

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)
Sarah Karoline Joy Rodden
PresentersPresentation type
Something Witchy This Way Comes: Witchcraft, Feminism, and Women’s Anger in Recent Horror
Evan Hart
Paper
It Follows: The Role of Female Sexuality in 21st Century Horror Films 
Kara M Kvaran
Paper
Family, Ghosts, and Dismantling the Patriarchy: An Examination of the Female Characters in Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House
Sarah Karoline Joy Rodden
Paper

Sports 5: Sports in Context: Media, Migration, Money and Memory

Sports
Benjamin Chad Whittle
PresentersPresentation type
The Uses and Gratifications of Streaming Live Sports Television Online
Benjamin Chad Whittle
Paper
Media Constructions and Self-Presentations of Black African Migrant Athletes: Some Problems and Considerations
Munene Mwaniki
Paper
Smoke and Mirrors: Creative Accounting in the Neoliberal University
Ryan King-White
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

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