PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

4:45pm to 6:15pm

Potpourri

Science Fiction and Fantasy
PresentersPresentation type
I’d Like to Report an Ageism: Ephebiphobia Exhibited in The Gifted, Impulse, and the New Mutants.
Orion John Greig
Paper
Between Now and Never: Exploring the Temporality of Time Travel Narratives in Doctor Who, Outlander, and Game of Thrones
Elizabeth Trepanier
Paper

PCA/ACA Area Chairs Meeting

2020 National PCA Meetings and Events
Meeting

Representations of Mental Illness 1

Psychology and Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
The Kids are Alright: Netflix, Mental Health and Emerging Generations  
Emily Katseanes
Paper
“I have faith in medication”: the portrayal of mental Illness in the music of the Barenaked Ladies
Allison McBride
Paper
Representation of Mental Illness in Horror Films: Madness and The Fantastic 
Andrea Michelle Gonzalez
Paper
Meeting the Challenges of the Growing LGBTQ Geriatric Population by Increasing Engagement and Inclusion Through Media Depictions and Discussion
Christine Annibali
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

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

6:15pm to 10:00pm

Performance–Legacy of the New Dance Group (Library of Congress)

Dance & Dance Culture
Field trip or other outing
Libby Smigel

6:30pm to 8:00pm

Creative Works Focused on Social Issues

Theatre and Drama
PresentersPresentation type
Collaborating in the Continuous Present: Language and the Performing Body in Gertrude Stein and Virgil Thomson’s Four Saints in Three Acts
Jocelyn E. Marshall
Creative work
Black Town and White Town: Building a Community through Collaboration/A Dramaturgical Approach
Tawnya Pettiford-Wates
Creative work
Black Town and White Town: Building a Community Through Collaboration/Adrmaturgical Approach
Tawnya Pettiford-Wates
Vanessa Jackson
Creative work

Vampire Studies Area Dinner

Vampire Studies
Dinner
Vicky Gilpin

Comics and Comic Art 15: Exhibitionist Behavior and Underground Comics

Comics and Comic Art
PresentersPresentation type
Comics as Art Criticism: The Cartoons of Jonah Kinigstein
Kim Munson
Paper
Comics Unstripped
Rebecca Worhach
Paper
(Re)Examining (Re)Visionary Comic Book Art: The Exhibition Effect on Comic Books that Reject High Art Ideals
Terrence Wandtke
Paper
Underground Comics and the Normalization of the Counterculture
Steven Lundin
Paper

Automobiles on the Screen and on the Page

Vehicle Culture
Chris Lezotte
PresentersPresentation type
Motorcycles, Masculinities and American Culture on Screen
Jennifer Edith Volkmer
Paper
What Would Miss Daisy Drive? The Automobile, the Road Trip Film, and the Woman Behind the Wheel.
Chris Lezotte
Paper
Graton’s Michel Vaillant: The creation of childhood dreams within near-realistic life situations
Frederique Jos Vanheusden
Paper

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