PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

6:30pm to 8:00pm

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

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, 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

Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Studies Mixer

Get-together

Cultural Adaptation 7: Genre & Medium

PresentersPresentation type
George’s Children: Intertextual Post-Postmodern Characterization in Game of Thrones
Ellen Powers Stengel
Paper
The Hero’s Journey After the Credits: Character Evolution and Deconstruction in Film Sequels and Adaptations
Theodore Giraud
Paper

8:15pm to 9:45pm

Rollins Documentary Film Screening

Film screening

XIX. First Annual Horror Area Get-Together 

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

Comics and Comic Art: Area Dinner

Dinner

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