PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

8:15pm to 9:45pm

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

African-American Culture Jazz Night

African-American Culture
Get-together
Elgie Sherrod

The Once and Future Automobile

Vehicle Culture
H Donald Capps
PresentersPresentation type
Gotham and Motor Sport, 1896-1920
H Donald Capps
Paper
Brick Squad: Why Volvos Inspire Such Passion
Jeremy Roberts
Paper
Hands on the Wheel: A Call for Greater Skepticism of Semi-Autonomous Vehicles
Tracy Pearl
Paper

Rollins Documentary Film Screening

2020 National PCA Meetings and Events
Film screening

Science & Pop Culture VII: Internet and New Media

Science & Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
Science and Reddit: Scientific Knowledge in Social Media
Katie Truax
Paper
Unframed Data: Big data and the new norm in Chinese entertainment industry
Xiao Wang
Paper

Comics and Comic Art: Area Dinner

2020 National PCA Meetings and Events
Dinner

Film XIX–Fantastic Films: I Am Legend, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Racialized Bodies

Film
PresentersPresentation type
““Nowhere Special”: Marvel’s Sokovia as (Neo)Liberal Empire’s Deafening Structural Silence”
Zaynab Quadri
Paper
A Community of Heroes: Individualism and Collectivism in Avengers Infinity Wars
Heather Willoughby
Paper
“The Racialized Body and the Space of Popular Fantasy:  Tarzan, Planet of the Apes, and The Black Panther
Delia Malia Konzett
Paper

8:15pm to 11:45pm

SFF Movie Night

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

Game Night

2020 National PCA Meetings and Events
Get-together

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