PCA/ACA

Schedule for Saturday, April 20

8:00am to 9:30am

Music 20: David Bowie as Persona

Music
Aaron Michael Kerley
PresentersPresentation type
Bowie’s Ch-Ch-Changes: From Persona-User to Persona-Critic Bowie’s Ch-Ch-Changes: From Persona-User to Persona-Critic
Garrett J Cummins
Paper
David Bowie 1980: Rock and Roll Suicide
Susan Naomi Bernstein
Paper
 At The Center of It All:  Life, Death and the Thematic Re-Intergration of David Bowie
kathleen c johnson
Paper
David Bowie IS Ziggy Stardust (?): The Art of Eliding and Eluding Persona
Aaron Michael Kerley
Paper

XX. Analyses of Get Out

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)
Cassandra S Reid
PresentersPresentation type
The Sunken Place Massacre: Abjection, Black Trauma, and The Final Boy in Get Out
Mikal Gaines
Paper
Psychological Horror and the Consequences of Fulfilled Violence
Marissa A Maldonado
Paper
“I want those things you see through:” Voyeurism as Prejudice and Oppression in Jordan Peele’s Get Out
Cassandra S Reid
Paper

Collage, Influence, Graphics, and Irony

Art & Design Culture
J Ken Stuckey
PresentersPresentation type
Where and When I Labor: The Black Worker in the Collages of Romare Bearden
J Ken Stuckey
Paper
Sideshow Acts and Queasy Invitations: Ironic Titles in the Work of Francis Picabia and Kara Walker
Hannah W. Wong
Paper
A Call to Presses: The Collective Graphics Workshop of the Creative Women’s Collective
Jennifer Noonan
Paper
Craft, Color, & Contours: The Influence of Pop in Contemporary Art
Meganne Rosen
Paper

Cozy Mysteries: Community and Catharsis

Mystery & Detective Fiction
PresentersPresentation type
Complicating Ideas of Community in Today’s Cozies
Marilyn Rye
Paper
Arts-Based Research and Mysteries: querying trauma, gender and genre  
Susan Rowland
Paper
Cozy-Noir and Trauma in Riverdale Season 2
Deborah Leiter
Paper
Gender and Nostalgia in Agatha Christie’s Representation of War
Monica Lott
Paper

Science & Pop Culture VIII: Media Representations

Science & Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
Pseudosciencefiction: the Rise and Range of Docufiction
Jessie Casteel
Paper

Masculinities, Stereotypes, and Violence

Men and Men’s Studies
Merry G Perry
PresentersPresentation type
The Big Sick: The Misrepresentation of Arranged Marriages in Middle Eastern Culture
YOUSEF Alhamoudi
Paper
Phantom Pains: Metal Gear Solid V–A Model for Contemporary Masculinity
Ryan James Wasser
Paper

Artificial Intelligence and Biopolitics

Philosophy and Culture
Jason Eberl
PresentersPresentation type
THE DAWN OF MEN AND THE DIGITAL AGE: 2001: SPACE ODYSSEY REVISED
Shai Biderman
Paper
Awake (and pissed off)—On a productive tension between Westworld’s first and second seasons
Trip McCrossin
Paper
CYLONS ARE PEOPLE TOO: BATTLESTAR GALACTICA ON PERSONHOOD AND BIOPOLITICS
Jason Eberl
Paper
Replicant Birth; Moral Miscarriage
Brooke Rudow
Paper

GAME STUDIES 20: Constructing Community Through Play

Game Studies
Matthew Schmalzer
PresentersPresentation type
What’s the big deal about Ninja? A Starting Point for Examining Rhetorical Power on Twitch
Alexandra Salome Cata
Paper
Gamifying the Asynchronous Online Classroom: Practice, Community, and Outcome
Beth Greene
Paper
We’re All Soldiers Now (Unless We Aren’t): Discourse Formation in Competitive Overwatch Communities
Matthew Schmalzer
Paper

Film XX–Adaptation: Lassie Come Home, Lolita, and Pride and Prejudice (2005)

Film
McKenzie Caldwell
PresentersPresentation type
LassieCome Homeand its Legacy: Cognition and Ethics
Marwood Larson-Harris
Paper
False Recognition and the Erasure of Dolores Haze from Lolita
Angela Francis
Paper
The Girl on the Swing: An Analysis of Cues and Depression in Joe Wright’s Pride and Prejudice (2005)
McKenzie Caldwell
Paper

History of Popular Culture Studies I

History of PCA and the Popular Culture Movement
Michael Marsden
PresentersPresentation type
Culture of/for the Masses: How Copyright Registration Has Saved Popular Song and Dance at the Library of Congress
Libby Smigel
Paper
The Desires of the Pit: Kenneth Burke as Critic of Popular Culture
Karen E. Whedbee
Paper
Kent State, Campus Unrest, and the Shift in the Basic Cultural Paradigm
Michael Marsden
Paper

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