PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

8:15pm to 9:45pm

Animal House, Harry Potter, Cops, and The Sixties

Undergraduate Sessions
Mark Rubinfeld, Kristjane Nordmeyer
PresentersPresentation type
Beer Pong, Frat Bros, and Toga Parties: How Animal House Defined a Generation for Generations to Come
Channing Porter
Paper
Wands, Wonders, and Wizardry: An Analysis of the Professors and Parents at Hogwarts
kira jefferson
Paper
The Good, the Bad, and the Blue: A Case Study of Salt Lake City Police
Claudie Jan
Paper
For All Those Who Weren’t There: Making Sense of the Sixties
Mark Rubinfeld
Kristjane Nordmeyer
Paper

Fat Affect

Fat Studies
Ramanpreet Annie Bahra
PresentersPresentation type
“Feel in your body”: Fat Activist Affects in Blogs  
Kaisu Hynna
Katariina Kyrola
Paper
“I’m afraid if I get fat again, you won’t think I’m beautiful.”: Gender, identity, and fatness in Netflix’s Insatiable
Lyla E Byers
Paper
Fat Affect and the “Body-without-Organs”
Ramanpreet Annie Bahra
Paper

POETRY XIII. Intersecting Arcs: Poems of People, Places, & Trauma

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
Katie Manning
PresentersPresentation type
Being There: Poems of Place, Imagination, and Imaginary Places
Gary Charles Wilkens
Creative work
Arc
Lisa Drnec Kerr
Creative work
Collisions: Writing Trauma at the Intersection of Faith & Science
Katie Manning
Creative work

Seriality and Streaming

Soap Opera and Serialized Storytelling
Christian Stenico
PresentersPresentation type
Serialized Storytelling – Serialized Storytellers
Christian Stenico
Paper
Reflexivity and Nostalgia: The Uncanny Narrative of Twin Peaks The Return
Marcin Cichocki
Paper

Studies about Healing: Cinema, Trauma, and Therapeutic Success

Psychology and Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
Avengers: Earth’s Traumatized Heroes
Andrew Wentzell
Paper
An emergent ecology of viewer-screen relationships
Luke Hockley
Paper
We Fly In Planes: A Harrowing Descent Into Madness
Rachel Paris Wimer
Creative work
An Ocean of Sorrow: Manchester by the Sea and American Grieving
Peggy Bowers
Paper

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

XI:  Beyond the Classroom Walls: Engaging the Community

Education, Teaching, History & Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
“Welcome to My Spaceship Full of Kittens! How is Your Semester?”: Using Improv and Pop Culture to Enhance Exploratory Academic Advising
Alison Piatt
Paper
Service-Learning & Group Work Magic: Lessons from the “Harry Potter & Social Activism” Class
Tamy Burnett
Paper
Engaging College Learners Through Community Connections
Ania Payne
Paper
Teachers in the spotlight: Comparison of NBC’s Lou Mazuchelli and Jack Griffin
Mychelle Hadley Smith
Creative work

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

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