PCA/ACA

Schedule for Saturday, April 20

9:45am to 11:15am

Shakespeare II

Shakespeare on Film and Television
PresentersPresentation type
“You see, it’s all just theatre”: Religion and the Stage in Craig Pearce’s Will (2017) 
Michael D. Friedman
Paper
A Curtain for the People: Popularizing Theater and Redeeming Popular Culture in Shakespeare in Love
Emily Gruber Keck
Paper
The American Dream through a Shinebox: Shakespeare in Goodfellas and The Sopranos
Michaela Anna O'Toole
Paper
The Shakespeare Effect:  Putting the Classroom on Film
Richard Vela
Paper

(Re)Considering Research Methods

Fan Culture & Theory
Maura Grady
PresentersPresentation type
To auto-ethnography or not to auto-ethnography: Navigating Methodologies in the Study of Fan Pilgrimages
J Caroline Toy
Paper
“Way-Out” Stories vs. “Normal Situations”: Fan Debates in K/S Letterzines 
Heather Powers
Paper
The Shawshank Trail & Fan Pilgrimage: Following up five years later
Maura Grady
Richard D. Roberson
Paper

Role-playing, Superheroes, Sci-fi, and Animal Representations

Undergraduate Sessions
kira jefferson
PresentersPresentation type
Women We See But Don’t Play: Race, Gender and Sexuality in Role-Playing, and Adventure Games 
Brianna Nichols
Paper
Female Superheroes’ Pedagogical (Super)Powers: Using the Marvel vs. DC Comics Box Office Battle to Explain the Feminist Gender Difference vs. Equality Debate
Giannina Ong
Paper
Digital Fan Fiction Archives and the Value of Fan Production
Annika R Gidley
Paper
The Elephant in the Room
Bailey Birtchet
Paper
“She Comes Apart”: Rereading V.
Melissa Fisher
Paper

Fat Studies, Disability Studies

Fat Studies
April Michelle Herndon
PresentersPresentation type
Fatness as/and Disability: Articulating Fat Studies Challenges to Ableism
Allison Taylor
Paper
Freaks, Fatness, Disability:   Bodies and Policies in the U.S. Immigration Debates
April Michelle Herndon
Paper

POETRY XV. The Origen of Shrinking: Poems of Love & Lineage

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
Joanne L DeTore
PresentersPresentation type
“The Art of Shrinking”
Peggy Miller
Creative work
Henceforth
Ryan Gabriel Wilson
Creative work
The Color of Olives: Italian American Poetry
Joanne L DeTore
Creative work

XIII: Twilight’s Last Gleaming: History, Civics and Baseball

Education, Teaching, History & Popular Culture
Cathy Leogrande
PresentersPresentation type
“America’s Pastime?” Baseball and Immigrant Populations 
Cathy Leogrande
Paper
Shut Up & Play Ball: Free Speech, Protest & Sports Media
Sam Meister
Cathy Leogrande
Creative work
Selling the War: Baseball, Patriotism & America’s Wars
Brian Sheehy
Creative work

Music 21: Music and Feminism

Music
MaryAnn Kozlowski
PresentersPresentation type
She’s a Rebel Girl: Music Subcultures, Feminist Identity Formation, and Community Building 
MaryAnn Kozlowski
Creative work

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

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

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

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