PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

9:45am to 11:15am

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

Intriguing Media Representations

Adolescence in Film and Television
Liz McCabe
PresentersPresentation type
Interns on Screen and Professional Adolescence 
Liz McCabe
Paper
Performing Passivity: Socializing the ‘Bad Girl’
Victoria Fleming
Paper
“I Never Wanted Any of This:” The Hunger Games and Consent
Ericka A Hoagland
Paper
“Tell that to my vagina”: Boyhood in Bob’s Burgers
Margaret France
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

Sports 2: Gender and Sexuality in Sport

Sports
Linda K Fuller
PresentersPresentation type
Boruboru: A classic case of sporting gender equity
Linda K Fuller
Paper
Still Crushing It AND Getting Chicked: How women triathletes are breaking down age and gender barriers through sport
Wendy Burns-Ardolino
Paper
The Changing Structure of Inclusive Men’s Rugby Clubs in England
Ken Muir
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

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

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