PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

9:45am to 11:15am

Dress History

Fashion, Style, Appearance, Consumption & Design
Jessica Strübel
PresentersPresentation type
1930s Womens Fashion: An Argument for the Emergence of Postmodern Expressions Pre-WWII
John Jacob
Paper
The White-Collar Worker’s Principal Concern: Cleanliness
Olivia Armandroff
Paper
First Lessons in Femininity
Jo Barraclough Paoletti
Paper
Fred Perry: Polos for All
Jessica Strübel
Monica Sklar (not registered)
Paper

Music 13: Music and Identity

Music
Thomas M. Kitts
PresentersPresentation type
Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Washington Nationals, Walk-Up Music, and Identities
Shayna Maskell
Paper
“Y’all Come and Have Fun”: Race, Class and Identity in New Jersey’s Urban Jamborees
Christie Lutz
Paper

Modes of Public Memory

Memory & Representation
Bethanee Bemis
PresentersPresentation type
“This Isn’t the LEGO I Know”: Nostalgia, Sexualization, and the LEGO Friends Controversy
Lauren DeLaCruz
Paper
Reorientation: Time, Space, and Memory in the Cultural Sites of Hizballah and March 14 in Lebanon
Miranda Meyer
Paper
Romanticizing the Puritan Past: The 1930s Restoration of Connecticut’s “Old Stone House”
Stephanie Gray
Paper
“The Heart Line of America”: Disney and the Collective Memory of the American National Narrative
Bethanee Bemis
Paper

Westerns and the West II:  Facing Moral Choices, Living and Dead, in the Western

Westerns and the West
Joel Deshaye
PresentersPresentation type
“You can go now, brother:” Sympathy, Charity, and the Discovery of Community in David Milch’s Deadwood
William Bartley
Paper
Japanese Rōnin Archetypes in HBO’s Westworld: “Which Would You Prefer?”
Sarah Thornsberry
Paper
Ghostmodernism in Westerns by Ondaatje, Eastwood, and Jiles
Joel Deshaye
Paper

Motherhood and Parenting on Television:  Anxiety, Ads, American Housewife, and Arrival

Motherhood/Fatherhood & Popular Culture
Ashley Mattheis
PresentersPresentation type
The Power and Anxiety of TV Moms:  Using Intersectional Theory to Analyze Motherhood on Popular American Television, 2010-present
Jennie Woodard
Keely Gonyea
Paper
“American Housewife”: Reflecting and Reinforcing (Post)Feminist Mothering through Sit Coms
Ashley Mattheis
Paper

On Radio: Evangelicalism, Will Rogers, and Film Noir Adaptations

Radio and Audio Media
Frank Chorba
PresentersPresentation type
“Shades of Noir: Variations of Noir Adaptations on Radio Anthology Programs”
James R Belpedio
Paper
Homer Rodeheaver and the Birth of Evangelical Popular Culture, Or How Billy Sunday’s Songleader Went on Radio and Brought Evangelicals into the Twentieth Century
Mark Ward Sr
Paper
We interrupt this broadcast: Audio disruption
David Allan
Paper

Gaming

Vampire Studies
William Austin Tringali
PresentersPresentation type
Building Vampiric Morality: Constructing “Good and Evil” in Vampire RPGs
William Austin Tringali
Paper
When It Sucks, It Really Sucks: Multimodal Affordances and Failed Suture in Gamic and Filmic Representations of Bram Stoker’s Dracula
Samuel Dildine Stinson
Paper

Women and Medievalism

Medieval Popular Culture
Ann F. Howey
PresentersPresentation type
“Three Queens, Two Tigers”: Examining the Role of Female Alliance and Competition in the CW’s Reign
Caroline McEnery Fleischauer
Paper
“Watch the Queen Conquer”: Reimagining Early Modern Queenship in the CW’s Reign
Kavita Mudan Finn
Paper
Ambivalent Wives and Sisters in 1981 Movie Medievalism: John Boorman’s Excalibur and Ágúst Guðmundsson’sÚtlaginn, the Adaptation ofGisli Sursson’s Saga
Lorraine Kochanske Stock
Paper
Medieval Race and the Embodied Disruption of a Black Guinevere in BBC’s Merlin
Bezawit Yohannes
Paper

Ideographs, Podcasts, Anime, and Kid Vid: Shaping Popular Understanding of American Law and Culture

Law and Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
Black Letter Law, Rhetoric, and Ideography:  Cultural Definitions of What is and What is Not
Sharee Langenstein
Paper
How Popular Culture Resources Have Increased Access to Knowledge of the Legal System
Rebekah Wilson
Paper
“Kid Vid” Reexamined: The Constitutional Basis for the Regulation of Children’s Educational Television
Nicole Taylor Cardascia
Paper
Persona and the Poké Ball: Challenging anthropocentric rights in the media mix of Pokémon Black and White
Dale Mitchell
Paper

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

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