PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

10:00am to 12:00pm

Library of Congress Tours

Field trip or other outing

11:30am to 1:00pm

Latin American Literature and Culture II: Latin American Identities in Action

Latin American Literature and Culture
PresentersPresentation type
White and Indigenous Women-Their Role in the Central American Societies
Mirela Butnaru
Paper
Early Twentieth Century Collections of Puerto Rican Folk Tales and Legends: Franz Boas’s Research Trip to Puerto Rico
Rafael Ocasio
Paper
Colgando sobre el abismo: Los dias animales o el poder transformador del dolor. 
Nancy Noguera
Paper
Diferencias en la evaluación de los piropos y la construcción de roles de género en dos revistas femeninas argentinas
Ashley Yochim
Paper

Sea and Fantasy

Sea Literature, History, and Culture
Matthieu Guitton
PresentersPresentation type
The Maritime Origins of Science Fiction: James Fenimore Cooper and the Invention of Science Fiction
Luis A Iglesias
Paper
Monsters and Marvels in the novels of Jules Verne, Herman Melville and B. Traven
sophie delsaux
Paper
Desiring the Sea: Transforming Folk Narrative and Sexuality in The Shape of Water
Jeana S Jorgensen
Paper
“Till I got a load, a right full-house”: Old Salt as Sexual Killjoy in the Sea Chantey “Serafina”
Jessica Floyd
Paper

Tolkien Studies 6: Digital Humanities and Tolkien Theory Roundtable

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

Theme and Character in Classic Crime Fiction

Mystery & Detective Fiction
PresentersPresentation type
Interpreting the Emotional Composition of Sherlock Holmes
Soohyun Cho
Paper
BBC’s Sherlock and the Convention of Fair Play
Ashley Ann Burklin
Paper
Conan Doyle, Leblanc, and Belshazzar’s Feast: Tracing the Biblical Origins of Sherlock Holmes
Rebecca Josephy
Paper

Programs and Pedagogy: The Practice of the Popular Culture Classroom

Professional Development
Karen P Burke
PresentersPresentation type
Film/TV Studies: Developing a New Concentration for a Digital Communication Major
Marci Mazzarotto
Paper
Pedagogy and Media Studies
Karen P Burke
Paper

Publishing in Fashion & Popular Culture: Journal Articles/Case Studies/Reviews

Fashion, Style, Appearance, Consumption & Design
Round table
Jessica Strübel
Lorynn Divita, Myles Ethan Lascity, David Loranger, Jessica Strübel

GAME STUDIES 14: Religion and Philosophy

Game Studies
Michael Frazer
PresentersPresentation type
Press A to Summon a Magic Circle: An Analysis of Johan Huizinga’s Concept of Play in Religion and Video Games
Brandon James Harwood
Paper
“‘A Place Where There Ain’t No Shoulds’: Firewatch as a Critique of Transcendentalism”
Ben S Bunting
Paper
Intelligence as Performance under Critique in Shigesato Itoi’s Earthbound
Michael Frazer
Paper

Gender and Media Studies XVI:  Women as Heroes 

Gender & Media Studies
Marissa Glover McLargin
PresentersPresentation type
When Lip Gloss Kills
Debra E. Jenson
Paper
“I’ll Be Seeing You”: Racing and Nationalising the Gendered Surveillance Cultures of Marvel’s Jessica Jones
Samira Shirish Nadkarni
Paper
“Nerves of Steel:” Modern Media Portrayals of Female Pilots
Caroline E. Johnson
Paper
Mission Impossible: Why Can’t Modern Heroes Defeat Outdated Gender Stereotypes?
Marissa Glover McLargin
Paper

Perspectives on The Overstory by Richard Powers

Literature, Politics, & Society
PresentersPresentation type
Eco-terrorism in The Overstory by Richard Powers
Michael McClure
Gary MacDonald
Randy Holmes
Donna Crawford
Paper

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