PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

9:45am to 11:15am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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