PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

9:45am to 11:15am

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

Mythology in Contempoary Culture IV. Mythological ReCycling: Ancient to Modern

Mythology in Contemporary Culture
PresentersPresentation type
Amish Tripathi: India’s  populist mythographer
beverly schneller
Paper
Myths, Media and Culture: A Study of Contemporary Mythological Narratives in Post-Colonial India
Aishwarya Javalgekar
Paper
The Search for Home: Nekyia in Gravity and Lion
Kate Rittenhouse
Paper

IV. Causation and Remembrance in Death

Cemeteries & Gravemarkers
PresentersPresentation type
 The Art of Remembering: Unique Obituaries and Grave Markers
Jim Towns
Paper
Germany’s Wöbbelin Concentration Camp: Memorialization and Its Sociopolitical Context
Patricia M. Radecki
Paper
Irony and Sensationalism in Death Reporting in early 20th Century Florida Newspapers: The  Sons of General Appleyard  
Pamela Payne
Paper
Speckled Monsters, Destroying Angels, and Strangling Distempers: A Plague of Epidemics
Laurel K. Gabel
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

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

Latin American Literature and Culture I: The Work of Aurora Venturini

Latin American Literature and Culture
PresentersPresentation type
La polaridad como gesto discursivo. Lugar de enunciación y ejes de sentido en “Hadas, brujas y señoritas” y Nosotros, los Caserta, de Aurora Venturini
Claudia García
Paper
Hablar con el pincel: el diálogo entre lo visual y lo verbal en   Las primas(2007), de Aurora Venturini
Karina Elizabeth Vazquez
Paper
La sexualidad y lo abyecto en El marido de mi madrastra
Corinne Pubill
Paper
El arte de enseñar y la enseñanza del arte
Paula Varsavsky
Paper

Gender and Media Studies XV:  Gender Issues in Politics and the #MeToo Movement in the Media

Gender & Media Studies
Amal Ibrahim
PresentersPresentation type
From Scandal to Primetime Drama - The 2016 Presidential Elections
Peta Long
Paper
Complicit: Ivanka Trump, Femininity, and Political Ambition
Aidan Smith
Paper
The Deconstruction of an Ingenue in the Context of the #Metoo Movement: The Narrative Frames Surrounding the Acting Career of Hope Lange
Sonya DiPalma
Paper
Not a West-only movement: Arab and Muslim women join the global #MeToo campaign 
Amal Ibrahim
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

Reality, Imagination, and Memory in Detection

Mystery & Detective Fiction
PresentersPresentation type
“Shall I Project a World?”: Joycean Nighttowns in Postmodern Mystery Novels
Kevin Farrell
Paper
Memory’s Many Drafts: Witness and Psychology of Mind in Crime Fiction Post-45
Kylene Noelle Cave
Paper
The Past and Detective Fiction
Varad Mehta
Paper

Awkward, Insecure…and Winning! An Interactive Session Unpacking Issa Rae’s Presentation of Authentic Black Entertainment in the HBO Series, Insecure.

Black Popular Culture—Special Topic 2019
Round table
Adria Goldman
Adria Goldman, Joanna L. Jenkins, Andre Nicholson, LaRONDA SANDERS-SENU

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