PCA/ACA

Schedule for Saturday, April 20

9:45am to 11:15am

Comics and Comic Art 16: Form and Function

Comics and Comic Art
PresentersPresentation type
Life is Like a Hurricane, Hier in Entenhausen: Creation and Translation in the Mapping of Duckburg
Peter Bryan
Paper
Loud Ghosts: Atmospheric Awakening and Hariton Pushwagner’s Soft City
Tyler Rife
Paper
“Friendship to the max!”: friendship as empowerment in Lumberjanes 
Gabriella Colombo Machado
Paper
Holy Moly! We can’t reprint that: Captain Marvel & the Monster Society of Evil
Charles Anthony Coletta
Paper

Language Attitudes and Popular Linguistics I: Signs and Visions

Language Attitudes & Popular Linguistics
James G. Mitchell
PresentersPresentation type
The Arbitrariness of the Sign: Self-Generating Pop Linguistics in Pop Culture
Keely Durkin
Paper
  “A linguistic lesson in the middle of Hollywood sci-fi “Arrival”(2016)”
Maryna Mazur
Paper
Lost and Found in Translation: Comparing Verisimilitude in the Nonverbal Language of Cindy Sherman’s Photography and the Modern-Day Selfie  
Shirl Hughes Terrell
Paper

Gender and the Cozy Mystery

Mystery & Detective Fiction
PresentersPresentation type
Bluebeard, Scheherazade, and Elizabeth Bennet: Agatha Christie’s Exploration of Women’s  Physical and Economic Precarity in “Philomel Cottage” and The Stranger
Mary Anna Evans
Paper
The Herb of Death and Other Flowers: Jane Marple, Agatha Christie, and Feminine Epistemology
Fiona Stewart-Taylor
Paper
The Irrepressible Flavia de Luce
Sarah Fogle
Paper
Well-Crafted Murder:  Handwork, Craft and Imagined Communities in Contemporary Cozy Mysteries
Claire Meldrum
Paper

Archives & Memory

Communication & Digital Culture
Mark Nunes
PresentersPresentation type
Becoming an Archivist in a Classroom: Digital Archive and Counter-memory
JeongHyun Lee
Paper
The Location of the “Story”: the Media Integration and Copyright Protection of Tourism Resources
Xiaochun Chen
Paper
Your Memory’s on Facebook: Image, Archive, and Affect
Mark Nunes
Paper

Masculinities in Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther

Men and Men’s Studies
Round table
Merry G Perry
Merry G Perry, Camryn Carwll

Comic Philosophy in The Good Place

Philosophy and Culture
Steven A. Benko
PresentersPresentation type
The Good Place and Authenticity: Being Yourself Before You Can Be For Others
Steven A. Benko
Paper
You Gotta be Bad if You Want to Make it into The Good Place
Rebecca Shearer
Paper
Et tu Chidi?
Kirsti Ringger
Paper
It’s a Comedy About People Being Tortured for Centuries: Why The Good Place Works
Andrew Pavelich
Paper

History of Popular Culture Studies II

Popular Culture Studies: History of the Discipline
Round table
Lynn Bartholome

Film XXI–Hollywood: The Hollywood Rhizome, La La Land, and Mockbusters

Film
PresentersPresentation type
“Movie DazeThe Grapes of Wrath, Finding Dory, and the Hollywood Rhizome”  
Stefan Leonhard Brandt
Paper
The Demy Monde of Damien Chazelle
Sheila Turek
Paper
Narrative Structure, Generic Self-Reflexivity, and Meaning in La La Land
William Romanowski
Paper

GAME STUDIES 21: At The Gaming Table

Game Studies
Nicolas James LaLone
PresentersPresentation type
Remediating Collectible Card Games: From Magic to Hearthstone
Kenton Taylor Howard
Paper
Values at Play in Three Analog Games: Spirit Island, Nyctophobia, and Holding On
Neil Baird
Paper
Dungeons and Dragons: The First Platform
Nicolas James LaLone
Paper

Heroes, Antiheroes, and Villains

Science Fiction and Fantasy
Florica Rosu
PresentersPresentation type
The Hero as Homo Economicus in Patrick Rothfuss’s The King Killer Chronicles.
Florica Rosu
Paper
My Beautiful Dark Twisted (Urban) Fantasy: How Kanye West and Richard Mayhew Overcome the Below in order to Conquer the Above
Nick B. Nusbaumer
Paper
A Humanized Lucifer is Best Lucifer.
Sarah Elizabeth Bish
Paper
A Power-UP from Death?: A New View of the Grief Cycle within Sci-Fi and Fantasy Narratives like Batman
Sonnel Regalado
Paper

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