PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

6:30pm to 8:00pm

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

8:15pm to 9:45pm

Popular Culture’s Impact on Women and Sexual Assault

Women’s Studies
PresentersPresentation type
“We’re sort of building her up and just when she gets confident, we break her down again”: Tomb Raider’s Lara Croft ‘Rape Revenge’ Backstory, Online Backlash, and the Trouble with Sexual Assault in Gaming
Nicole Reamer
Paper
“Til it Happens to You”: The Rhetorical Efficacy of Music Video in Combating Campus Sexual Assault
Summer Megumi Nomura
Paper
Heterosexual Rape Myths in Popular Television:  Proliferation, Mutation and Audience
Rachel R Reynolds
Paper

Religion VI: Sex, Gender & Religion

Religion and Culture
Pamela A. Detrixhe
PresentersPresentation type
“And she also gave some to her husband, who was with her”: The Persuasive Power of Eve in Advertising
Julye Bidmead
Paper
“Don’t Tell Me Who to Love”: The Reception of Christian Artists Coming Out
Zachary Ingle
Paper
Concupiscence and Sanctification in Pop Culture: a Christological Hermeneutic of E.L. James’ Fifty Shades of Grey
C. Damien Arthur
Joni Magnusson (not registered)
Paper
Catholic Doctrine and The Contraception Controversy: The Catholic Church in Global Politics
Emily S Sauter
Paper

XIX. First Annual Horror Area Get-Together 

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)
Get-together
Tiffany A. Bryant, Jim Iaccino, Shannon Blake Skelton

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