PCA/ACA

Schedule for Saturday, April 20

8:00am to 9:30am

Technologies of Memory

Memory & Representation
PresentersPresentation type
“… in direct violation of Duke Ellington’s avowed wishes”: performance, recording, production and memory in the 1956 Newport Jazz Festival
Katherine Williams
Paper
Place as Memory: Time Travel via Backgrounds in Immersive Digital Environments
Jason Margolis
Paper
Questioning Memory: Does Authenticity Matter and If So, Who’s?
Brian DeLevie
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

Black Lightning: The Representation of Black Lives in Film and Literature 

African-American Culture
Elgie Sherrod
PresentersPresentation type
White Spectatorship and Black Pain in The Hate U Give
Candice Pipes
Paper
“No Saint”: Fruitvale Station and Racial Misrepresentation in the Black Lives Matter Era
Andrew Sargent
Paper
Black Lightning, Afrofuturist Imaginings, and the Quicksands of Re-Representing Black Superheroes
Ronald A. Tyson
Paper
Teaching Media and Journalism at an HBCU: Composing a Resounding Cultural Chord
William B. Hart
Paper

GAME STUDIES 20: Constructing Community Through Play

Game Studies
Madison 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
Madison Schmalzer
Paper

Shakespeare I

Shakespeare on Film and Television
PresentersPresentation type
The Shakespeare Experience in Translation: 2016 Donmar’s Warehouse Kings Cross - Julius CaesarHenry IV and The Tempest
Carolina Conte
Paper
“Our love is God”: Reading Heathers with Macbeth.
Kelsey Ridge
Paper
‘A Woman of this Valiant Spirit’: Performances of Queen Margaret in Two BBC Television Productions
Susan Kendrick
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

When Worlds Collide: Fan Producer Interactions

Fan Culture & Theory
Lisa Macklem, Dominick Grace
PresentersPresentation type
Following a Creator/Creating Followers: Authors/Audiences in Supernatural
Dominick Grace
Lisa Macklem
Paper
Semi-Social Interaction: Understanding Face-To-Face Fan-Celebrity Interaction
Georgia Carroll
Paper

VI. Anime: Japan

Asian Popular Culture
Wendy Goldberg
PresentersPresentation type
Out of Time: An Examination of Time Travel in Stein’s Gate, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, and Mirai of the Future
Angela M Drummond-Mathews
Paper
Anime’s Media Mix in First Gundam: Different Narratives in Television, Film, Novels, and Comics
William Ashbaugh
Paper
Pedagogy as Drama: A Burkean Reading of Anime in the Classroom
Brent Allison
Paper

LeBron James, Australian Moms, Adolescent Bodies, and American Audiences

Undergraduate Sessions
PresentersPresentation type
What if Joseph Campbell Could Dunk? A Rhetorical Analysis of the Narrative Constructed Around Lebron James
Kristian Bjorn Evans
Paper
Getting Your Body Back: Australian Mom Bodies in Digital and Print Media 
Delilah Glidden
Jaime DeLuca
Creative work
A Tale of Two Sexes: How Education and Pop Culture Constructs Adolescent Bodies
Lauren Odell Crisp
Paper
An American Occupation: Kyu Sakamoto, an American Audience, and the Cold War Orientalism of “Sukiyaki” 
Robyn Paige Perry
Paper
Construction and Destruction of Ideologies in Edith Wharton’s The House of Mirth
Stacie Doughtie
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

Pages

Time Zone

The times listed in the 2021 conference schedule are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).