PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

9:45am to 11:15am

Utopias and Other Orders: Literary Politics

Literature, Politics, & Society
PresentersPresentation type
Utopic Citizens: The Failure of the Public Sphere in Bellamy’s Looking Backward and Gilman’s Herland
Andrew Alquesta
Paper
New Imperial Neoliberalism: Adventure Novels, Video Games, Mineral Extraction 
Chris Cartright
Paper
Designing Women: Julia Sugarbaker and The Progressive Jeremiad on the Big Screen
Janna Harner
Paper
What Technological Dystopias can Teach us About Human Values
Rachel Diane Robison-Greene
Paper

Comics and Comic Art 11: Historical Perspectives Deux

Comics and Comic Art
PresentersPresentation type
I Didn’t Know Backs Could Bend That Way: ɸ, The Uncanny Valley, The Male Gaze And Liefeldian Anatomy
Christopher Maverick
Paper
43-Man Squamish: The Untold Life of a Sports Spoof
John Cosgrove
Jeff Segrave
Paper
The Shifting Representations of Luke Cage: Constructing Racialized Masculinity from Jessica Jones to Luke Cage
Samual McMillen
Paper
“Hey Kids, Patriarchy!”: Satire and Audience on the Back Covers of ‘Bitch Planet’
Aimee Vincent
Paper

IV. Causation and Remembrance in Death

Cemeteries & Gravemarkers
PresentersPresentation type
 The Art of Remembering: Unique Obituaries and Grave Markers
Jim Towns
Paper
Germany’s Wöbbelin Concentration Camp: Memorialization and Its Sociopolitical Context
Patricia M. Radecki
Paper
Irony and Sensationalism in Death Reporting in early 20th Century Florida Newspapers: The  Sons of General Appleyard  
Pamela Payne
Paper
Speckled Monsters, Destroying Angels, and Strangling Distempers: A Plague of Epidemics
Laurel K. Gabel
Paper

Tolkien Studies 5: Digital Humanities and Tolkien Praxis Roundtable

Tolkien Studies
Round table
Sarah Coates
William Fliss, Maria Alberto, Alicia Fox-Lenz, Sarah Coates

Mythology in Contempoary Culture IV. Mythological ReCycling: Ancient to Modern

Mythology in Contemporary Culture
PresentersPresentation type
Amish Tripathi: India’s  populist mythographer
beverly schneller
Paper
Myths, Media and Culture: A Study of Contemporary Mythological Narratives in Post-Colonial India
Aishwarya Javalgekar
Paper
The Search for Home: Nekyia in Gravity and Lion
Kate Rittenhouse
Paper

Gender and Media Studies XV:  Gender Issues in Politics and the #MeToo Movement in the Media

Gender & Media Studies
Amal Ibrahim
PresentersPresentation type
From Scandal to Primetime Drama - The 2016 Presidential Elections
Peta Long
Paper
Complicit: Ivanka Trump, Femininity, and Political Ambition
Aidan Smith
Paper
The Deconstruction of an Ingenue in the Context of the #Metoo Movement: The Narrative Frames Surrounding the Acting Career of Hope Lange
Sonya DiPalma
Paper
Not a West-only movement: Arab and Muslim women join the global #MeToo campaign 
Amal Ibrahim
Paper

Science & Pop Culture II: Immersive Space(s): Encounters with Outer Space in Popular Culture

Science & Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
“Seeing is Believing: Chesley Bonestell and the Moon Pre-Apollo”
Lois Rosson
Paper
“Getting Light Together”: Nostalgia, Community, and the Future in the Laserium
Katherine S Boyce-Jacino
Paper
“Spend a Day in Outer Space”: Everyone is an Astronaut at U.S. Space Camp
Emily A. Margolis
Paper

Latin American Literature and Culture I: The Work of Aurora Venturini

Latin American Literature and Culture
PresentersPresentation type
La polaridad como gesto discursivo. Lugar de enunciación y ejes de sentido en “Hadas, brujas y señoritas” y Nosotros, los Caserta, de Aurora Venturini
Claudia García
Paper
Hablar con el pincel: el diálogo entre lo visual y lo verbal en   Las primas(2007), de Aurora Venturini
Karina Elizabeth Vazquez
Paper
La sexualidad y lo abyecto en El marido de mi madrastra
Corinne Pubill
Paper
El arte de enseñar y la enseñanza del arte
Paula Varsavsky
Paper

Awkward, Insecure…and Winning! An Interactive Session Unpacking Issa Rae’s Presentation of Authentic Black Entertainment in the HBO Series, Insecure.

Black Popular Culture—Special Topic 2020
Round table
Adria Goldman
Adria Goldman, Joanna L. Jenkins, Andre Nicholson, LaRONDA SANDERS-SENU

New Approaches to Dance Pedagogy

Dance & Dance Culture
Jen Atkins
PresentersPresentation type
Unexpected Applications: Dance Competition Judging as the Perfect Setting for the use of Constitutive Rhetoric
Madeline Kurtz
Paper
Dancing Through Brazil: Experiential Learning in a Study Abroad Course
Simone Ferro
Paper
NeuroKinetic Therapy: Honoring the Narrative of the Body
Susan Haines
Creative work
Teaching Dance Using Zombie Apocalyspe Survival Strategies
Nicole Yvette McClam
Paper

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