PCA/ACA

Schedule for Saturday, April 20

8:00am to 9:30am

Science & Pop Culture VIII: Media Representations

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

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-Abouharb
Paper

History of Popular Culture Studies I

Popular Culture Studies: History of the Discipline
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

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

Androids, Cyborgs, and Robots, Oh My! #2

Science Fiction and Fantasy
Christopher Ketcham
PresentersPresentation type
“It Was Hot the Night We Burned Chrome”: Towards co-existence in the Cyberworld and the Phenomenal World
Christopher Ketcham
Paper
What a Spectacular Westworld: Hyperreality and the Construction of Authentic Sex and Violence in Quality Television
Sau Kuen Lo
Paper
Before Blade Runner: HBO’s Westworld and Čapek’s R.U.R.
T. Ross Leasure
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

Viral Dance: Video and the Popularization of Dance Styles

Dance & Dance Culture
Celeste Landeros
PresentersPresentation type
Popular Dance in K-Pop Performance
Ae Jin Han
Paper
Emotes in MMOtion: an exploration of dance in Massively Multiplayer Online games
Patsy Gay
Paper
Unity in Uniformity: The Millennium Dance Complex as a Transnational Nexus
Leigh-Alice Clark
Paper

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

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

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