PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

6:30pm to 8:00pm

Science Fiction Fantasy Area Meeting and Shameless Plugs

Science Fiction and Fantasy
Meeting
Gillian I Leitch, Heather M. Porter, Sherry Ginn

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

Latin Americans and Latinos - Identity Issues and Cultural Stereotypes III: Cultural Identities on the Page and on the Screen

Latin Americans and Latinos: Identity Issues and Cultural Stereotypes
PresentersPresentation type
On a Similar Matter. Exile displacement and rebellion from Gómez de Avellaneda to Reinaldo Arenas
Rita Martin
Paper
Identity as Memory: Exile as a Mode of Narration in Cuban-American Fiction
Raul Rosales Herrera
Paper
Latino Stereotypes: A Science Fiction Drama
Adriana Gordillo
Paper

Science & Pop Culture VI: Views from the Past

Science & Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
The Mutating Mummy: From Ancient Artefact to Modern Attraction
basil Glynn
Paper
Unworldly Things: Science and Girlhood in the Case of the Cottingley Fairies
Elizabeth Grumer
Paper
The Grand Scientific Narrative: The Religious Presentation of Science in Popular Culture as a Means to Re-Enchant the Secular West
Anthony Nairn
Paper

Masculinities, Identity, and Performance

Men and Men’s Studies
Jamie Woodlief
PresentersPresentation type
“Think of our life in nature”: The Self-Destructive Masculinity of Misreading Thoreau
James Hunter Plummer
Paper
Being Genderqueer: Representation in At The Edge of the Universe
Channimuth Miller
Paper
Identity Narratives of Latino Masculinity and Machismo: Experiences of Gay Male Teachers in Puerto Rico
Gabriel T Acevedo
Paper
“I Wouldn’t Be a Man if I Didn’t Feel Like This”: A Rhetoric of Country Music’s Masculinities
Rachel Van Hofwegen Willis
Paper

Melania,Paris Hilton, Unburying the Stars, Woke

Celebrity & Popular Culture
Oline Eaton
PresentersPresentation type
Covering Melania: American Media and the First Lady’s Sartorial Speech
Oline Eaton
Paper
“Famously famous for being famous”: Paris Hilton and the gendered path to public legitimacy
Stephanie Patrick
Paper
(Un)burying the Stars: The Hysterical Realism of Celebrity Deaths in Popular Culture
Tereza Walsbergerová
Paper
Must Stay Woke: Black Celebrity Voices of Dissent in the Post Post-Racial Era
Lily Kunda
Paper

Contemporary Issues in Scholarship on Soap Opera and Serialized Storytelling

Soap Opera and Serialized Storytelling
Round table
MJ Robinson
Robert Bruno, Diane Calhoun-French, David Feldman

Pages