PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 19

10:00am to 12:00pm

Library of Congress Tours

2019 National PCA Meetings and Events 
Field trip or other outing

11:30am to 1:00pm

Gay, Lesbian & Queer Studies IX:  Queers on Film

Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Studies
Brian Mitchell Peters
PresentersPresentation type
With Great Power Comes Great Heteronormative Hegemony
Carlos A Rodriguez Rosa
Paper
Drift and Desire: The Beach as Queer Ritual in Beach Rats, Call Me By Your Name, and Moonlight
Nathan Titman
Paper
“Hero worship and Heroes: André Aciman’s Call me By Your Name and the fan base of Old-School Gay Love”
Brian Mitchell Peters
Paper

Music 14: Board Meeting for Popular Music and Society Rock Music Studies

Music
Meeting
Gary Burns, Thomas M. Kitts

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 Bunting
Paper
Intelligence as Performance under Critique in Shigesato Itoi’s Earthbound
Michael Frazer
Paper

Sports 3: America’s Pastime: Baseball and Popular Culture

Sports
Craig Fortier
PresentersPresentation type
Enshrining America: Memorialization, Myth-Making, and the National Baseball Hall of Fame
Craig Fortier
Paper
From Ruth to Rivera:  The Core Four, Yankee Dynasties, and the Making of Legends (Published Title)
Erin DiCesare
Paper
A Glimpse Inside?  The Rhetoric of Player-Selected Walk-up Music
Allison Levin
Paper
Boom or boondoggle? The Political Economy of Nationals Park
Glenn Gerstner
Paper

VI:  Teaching Language and Literature to Non-Native Speakers (Including Non-Majors!)

Education, Teaching, History & Popular Culture
Kellie A Donovan-Condron
PresentersPresentation type
Popular Culture, Literary Studies, and Undergraduate Business Students
Kellie A Donovan-Condron
Paper
Popular Culture:  The Best Motivation to Learn a Second Language?
Itza Meylin Hernandez-Giovannetti
Paper

Progressive Trends and Gender Expectations

Gender Studies
PresentersPresentation type
Fanning the Flame: Female User Expectancy of “Matches” on Tinder 
Tessa Lanae' Davis
Paper
IRL Feminism: Bridging Physical and Digital Spaces to Empower Millennial Activists
Ali Place
Creative work
Women Activists in Authoritarian, Patriarchal Societies
Elizabeth Stork
Paper
An Unbiased Mind: The Advantage of Disadvantage in Kay Redfield Jamison’s An Unquiet Mind
Nora Augustine
Paper

Conflicted Memory

Memory & Representation
Jenna Altomonte
PresentersPresentation type
Vengeance and Nepenthe: Gender Evolutions in American Storytelling
Rachael W. Hammond
Paper
Traveling by the Side Roads of History: Vodou Ritual and the Conquest of Time in “Haiti Noir” 
Blandine Mitaut
Paper
“We Don’t Talk About ‘Nam”: Mnemonic Salience, Capital, and Narrative in Video Games that Access Deep Memory
tyler wertsch
Paper
Facing Battle: Representing Pain and Trauma in War Portraiture
Jenna Altomonte
Paper

Westerns and the West III:  Expanding the Western’s Borders

Westerns and the West
David S. Silverman
PresentersPresentation type
History’s Ghost Haunting Vince Gilligan’s New Mexico: Genre, Myth, and the New Western History in Breaking Bad
Mark Bernhardt
Paper
Westerns in Twenty-First Century Latin American Fiction: An Introduction
Christopher Conway
Paper
The Western didn’t die, it just went off-world: Examining Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
David S. Silverman
Paper

I. Socio-Cultural Aspects: China, Hong Kong

Asian Popular Culture
John A. Lent
PresentersPresentation type
The Post-97 Myth: Indexing the Authentic Hong Kong Identity in Tze-wah Wong’s Standup Comedies
Alice Fengyuan Yu
Paper
POPULAR CULTURE IN CHINA: A COMMUNICATION PERSPECTIVE ON REALITY SHOW AND IDENTITY OF NEW GENERATIONS
BAOQIN XUE
NA WANG
Paper
A Collective Discourse Of Atomized Despondency: A Study Of China’s “Sang Culture”
Zifeng Chen
Paper

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