PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

6:30pm to 8:00pm

LBGTQ Mixer

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

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 (nonpresenting coauthor)
Panpan Shi
Paper
Poetics of Destruction: Post-Maria Ethics of Survival of Puerto Rican Youth
Vivian Ruiz
Paper

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

Cultural Adaptation 7: Genre & Medium

Cultural Adaptation
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

Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Studies Mixer

2019 National PCA Meetings and Events 
Get-together

Music 18: Folk and Country

Music
Mats Greiff
PresentersPresentation type
Beyond Music Row:  The New Old Nashville Music Community
John Markert
Paper
”He leaves his companions/ And little ones too / To earn them a living / As all miners do”: Expressions of Masculinity within Songs about Coalminers in Appalachia
Mats Greiff
Paper

Executive Director Reception Honoring Susan Koppelman and Emily Toth

2019 National PCA Meetings and Events 
Get-together

8:15pm to 11:45pm

SFF Movie Night

Science Fiction and Fantasy
Film screening
Gillian Leitch, Heather M. Porter, Sherry Ginn

Game Night

2019 National PCA Meetings and Events 
Get-together

Science Fiction and Fantasy Area Screening of The Hobbit

2019 National PCA Meetings and Events 
Film screening

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