PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

9:45am to 11:15am

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

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

Children’s and YA Literature and Culture VII: Classic Stories Reexamined and Reimagined

Children’s and YA Literature and Culture
Cassandra Grosh
PresentersPresentation type
Exploring Reality and the Gender Binary in Little Women’s “The P.C. and the P.O.”
Shannon Murphy
Paper
Tea Parties in the Caribbean?: Post-Colonial and Feminist Approaches to Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Celia Margarita Ayala Lugo
Paper
A Cold Legacy: Megan Shepherd’s Twenty-First Century YA Adaptation of Frankenstein
Melanie A. Marotta
Paper
Queering the Crown: An Exploration of LGBTQ Royal Characters in Children’s and YA Literature
Amie Doughty
Paper

POETRY VII. The Lives of Women: Poems of Friendship, Motherhood, & More

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
Jo Angela Edwins
PresentersPresentation type
Mortal Wounds: Poetry of Motherhood in the Modern World
Katie Bickham
Creative work
  A Member of Her Family: Female Friendship in Flames
Nina Bannett
Creative work
“Women Driving Cars” and other poems
Jo Angela Edwins
Creative work

Film XIII–Cinematic Christianity: The Conversation, Silence, and Noah

Film
Slade Lane
PresentersPresentation type
The Confessional: Epistemology and Spiritual Doubt in Coppola’s The Conversation
Max Tohline
Paper
Agony, Power, and Innocence of a Portuguese missionary in Silence
Yasuko Akiyama
Paper
New Mythology: Aronofsky’s Noah in the New World
Slade Lane
Paper
“High Moral Tone”: The Brinton Entertaining Company and Midwest Christianity, 1894-1909
Elizabeth Ann Collins
Paper

XIII. Slasher Films

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)
Chad Christopher Collins
PresentersPresentation type
World-Building and World-Destroying: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Franchise
Mark Bernard
Paper
Starting Over: Re-Imagining the Gendered Properties of the Slasher with Bob Clark’s Black Christmas (1974)
Dan Vena
Paper
Irrepressible: The Multiple Returns of Halloween in Horror Cinema
Brecken Wellborn
Paper
Black Christmas and the Transnational Influence of the Canadian Slasher Film
Chad Christopher Collins
Paper

Harry Potter

Science Fiction and Fantasy
Shawn Fullmer
PresentersPresentation type
“Dispossessed Sci/Fi: Ursula K. LeGuin Schools the Wizarding World”
Shawn Fullmer
Paper
Antisocial Personality Disorder Portrayed in the Harry Potter Series
Namrata Kulkarni
Paper
“I can touch you now”: Touch, Violence, and Trauma in the Harry Potter series
Morgan Leigh Connor
Paper
Instructional Competency and Educational Theory: How the Hogwarts Professors Score
Tessa Wynn Masula
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

Gay, Lesbian & Queer Studies VIII:  Queerness in Life & Popular Culture

Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Studies
Cole Reilly
PresentersPresentation type
Ray Johnson and Camp as Cold War Political Resistance   Ray Johnson and Camp as Cold War Political Resistance 
sarah jm kolberg
Paper
Despite Everything, It’s Still You: LGBTQ Identification in Video Games
Lucas Burke
Paper
In the Blink of a Queer Eye: Exploring Recent Shifts in LGBTQ+ Representation, Agency, and Intersectionality in Pop Culture
Cole Reilly
Paper

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