PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

9:45am to 11:15am

Tolkien Studies 5: Digital Humanities and Tolkien Praxis Roundtable

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

Civil War and Reconstruction VI: Veterans after War

Civil War & Reconstruction
Michael Frawley
PresentersPresentation type
The Lost Cause and the Rhetorical Construction of Southern Identity
R. Brandon Anderson
Paper
“Both in a Business and Social Way”: Reconciliation, Patronage, Fraternalism, and the St. Louis Veterans of the Blue and Gray
Amy Laurel Fluker
Paper
A Fight Worth Having: The Public Struggle over Civil War Pensions in Postwar America
Steven Sodergren
Paper

Telling the story: constructing illness narratives in fiction, memoir, and film

Health and Disease in Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
Ruling the Text: Establishing Authority in Elissa Washuta’s My Body is a Book of Rules
Caroline Zuckerman
Paper
When “nerves” are real: talking back to patriarchal power in Miriam Toews’s novel, Women Talking.
Sabrina Reed
Paper
From Hired Help to Family Drama: How Popular Films Represent Caregiving
Brooke Dagnan
Jessica Elton
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

Transgressing Gendered Boundaries

Gender Studies
PresentersPresentation type
Current Perceptions of Gender Inclusivity among Female Arkansas Police Officers
Sarah West
Paper
Adultery and Angry Men: Affect and Accumulation in Mademoiselle Giraud, ma femme
Ryan Pilcher
Paper
Transgressing Gendered Boundaries: Kristin Beck’s Autobiography Warrior Princess
Mareike Spychala
Paper

V: Exploring History, Public History, and Social Studies

Education, Teaching, History & Popular Culture
Brian Sheehy
PresentersPresentation type
Becoming a Historian: A High School History Lab
Brian Sheehy
Paper
Part of Your World: Pop Culture and Culturally Relevant Pedagogy in the Social Studies Classroom
Anne Aydinian Perry
Paper
Teaching Conspiracy: Disrupting Historical Narratives in an Uncertain Age
Bethany Sharpe
Paper

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

Beer Culture II: Craft Beer, Yoga, and Girl’s Night Out

Beer Culture
Nancy VanArsdale
PresentersPresentation type
When Yoga Culture Meets Beer Culture: Covering the Trend of Yoga at Craft Breweries in Social and Journalistic Media
Nancy VanArsdale
Paper
A New Experiment: Avant-Garde Craft Beer Labels
David Begley
Paper
Considering Production: Perceptions and Conditions of Work in Craft Brewing
Benjamin Anderson
Paper

Gender and Humor

Comedy & Humor
PresentersPresentation type
Post-Gender Comedy at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner
Outi Johanna Hakola
Paper
Gender Bending on Saturday Night Live: Breaking Binaries Instead of Breaking Character
Emily Klein
Paper
Comebacks and Coming Back: Stand-Up Comedy in the #MeToo Era
Julie O'Reilly
Paper
Revelation and Relief in Dave Chappelle’s The Bird Revelation
Olivia Grace Moorer
Paper

Lovin’ You on My Mind:  Theorizing the Concept

Romance
Jayashree Kamble
PresentersPresentation type
Love to Teach You: Pedagogical Reflections on Alisha Rai (Hate to Love You) and Alyssa Cole (An Extraordinary Union)
Eric Murphy Selinger
Paper
Romantic Love, Constructivist Functionalism and Systematic Racism.
Jaspal Gharu
Paper
Explaining the Appeal of Popular Romance Novels in Aesthetic Terms
Jessica Miller
Paper
Idyllic Escapes and Ideal Theory: What Romance Novel Settings Can Tell Us About What’s Wrong With The Real World
Matthew Hoffman
Sara Kolmes
Paper

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