PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

6:30pm to 8:00pm

GAME STUDIES 18: Studying Choices and the Ludic

Game Studies
Marc A Ouellette
PresentersPresentation type
Representation of Mental Illness in Games: How Player Choice and Limitations Affects Characters
Kristin Sheppard
Paper
The Ludic/Lucid Experience in Detroit: Become Human
Ashley P Jones
Paper
Playing Kayfabe: Ludic Transformation in Professional Wrestling Games
Andrew Kemp
Paper
“‘They will remember us’: Masculinity, Anamnesis & the Elegiac Game”
Marc A Ouellette
Paper

Biographies IV: Entertainment

Biographies
PresentersPresentation type
Picking the Wrong Reproduction of Movement for Entertainment? Edwin Rousby (1856-1927) and How to be Popular and Profitable with a “Dying” Movement tradition.
Luis Guadano
Paper
Mose Rager: Kentucky’s Incomparable Guitar Master
Nancy Richey
Paper
Lucille’s Story: the Woman who Gave America Cowgirls
Tracey Hanshew
Paper
Up Close and Personal: Biographical Depictions of Anchorwoman Jessica Savitch
Susie Skarl
Paper

Powerful Women Have Their Ways

Women’s Studies
PresentersPresentation type
‘Girl Power’ in Podcasts for WOC: What Are the Potential Impacts of Empowering Podcasts for a Women of Color Demographic?
Mireya Jacuinde
Paper
“Hillary 1984” in 2007: Candidate Clinton in the Double Bind 
Mark W. Shealy
Paper
Our Bodies Are A Battleground: Advertisements for Gender Violence 
Carrie Marjorie Peirce
Paper

Mental Health, Class Mobility, Sports and Gender, and Transmedia Storytelling: Textual Analysis Across Media

Undergraduate Sessions
Curt Hersey
PresentersPresentation type
Transmedia Storytelling: “The Lizzie Bennet Diaries” Textual Analysis
Elizabeth Anne DeKeizer
Paper
Trauma and the Police Procedural: Criminal Minds and the Representation of PTSD
Sara Lynn Arms
Paper
“Like it’s Hard?”: Inequalities of Social Mobility and the Myth of the American Dream in Legally Blonde
Leigh Hadaway
Paper
Pitch: The fictional representation of a female athlete and its role in modern post-feminism. 
Kristin Claire Voltarel
Paper

Mystery & Detective Fiction Business Meeting

Mystery & Detective Fiction
Meeting
Patrick Russell

Fat Identities and Embodiments

Fat Studies
Christine Mary Spinetta Ganguly
PresentersPresentation type
“If She’s Fat, What Does That Make Me?: Fatness, Popular Culture, and the Acquisition of Fat Identity.” 
MaryAnn Kozlowski
Paper
Fat Pedagogy: Bringing Fat Studies to the Classroom
Kalee Hall
Paper
The Body Multitudinous: Exploring Fat Embodiment and Racialization at Brown University
Nikkolette Lee
Paper
The Making of a Businesswoman
Christine Mary Spinetta Ganguly
Paper

LBGTQ Mixer

Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Studies
Get-together
Bruce Drushel

POETRY XII. The Stationary Sun: Poems of Surrealism & Ekphrasis

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
Laura Ann Dearing
PresentersPresentation type
Sun Shadow
Josie Jennifer Smith
Creative work
The Life Ekphrastic: Poems about Art
Pamela Murray Winters
Creative work
Questions of Stationary Objects
Brian Thornton
Creative work
Exploring the Surreal
Laura Ann Dearing
Creative work

V. Transnationalism: China, Korea

Asian Popular Culture
Hojeong Lee
PresentersPresentation type
Glocal Allegory in Transnational Sinophone Cinema
Su-ching Huang
Paper
The Transnationalization of Chinese Comic Books: A Case StudyThe Transnationalization of Chinese Comic Books: A Case Study
John A. Lent
Paper
Beyond manga and superhero comics: The globalization processes of Korean online comics
Jaehyeon Jeong
Paper
Can Podcasts be a new guide to build transnational diaspora? An analysis of Korean diasporic podcasts from U.S. to Indonesia
Hojeong Lee
Paper

Wake Up: Disasters in Film and Lit

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes
Addison F Kennedy
PresentersPresentation type
Ecofeminism in The Handmaid’s Tale
Addison F Kennedy
Paper
Flesh and Blood: September 11th and the Obliteration of Identity in DeLillo’s Falling Man
Dillon Rockrohr
Paper
Nuclear (Family) Meltdown: Slow-Moving Threats in Don DeLillo’s White Noise and Ana Castillo’s So Far From God
Mark Collins
Paper
American Disaster Movies: Educating for Incompetence
Wolfgang Hochbruck (not registered)
Panpan Shi
Paper
Poetics of Destruction: Post-Maria Ethics of Survival of Puerto Rican Youth
Vivian Ruiz
Paper

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