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

11:30am to 1:00pm

African-American Culture Museum Tour

African-American Culture
Special event
Elgie Sherrod

Roundtable: What is “American” Dance? 

Dance & Dance Culture
Round table
Jen Atkins

PCA Town Hall Meeting–All Welcome!

2020 National PCA Meetings and Events 
Meeting

Sites of Memory

Memory & Representation
Paige Gibson
PresentersPresentation type
Southern Public Memory and Neo-Confederate Kitsch: Understanding Nostalgia for the Confederacy Through Local Memory Sites
Ryan Marie Kor Sins
Paper
Anne-Marie Schwarzenbach’s Trip to Mount Eagle (Tennessee): The Political Geography of America in the 1930’s
Catherine Mavrikakis
Paper
I Wish I Was in Dixie: Mythmaking, Stereotyping, and Nostalgia in the Construction of Southern Identity 
Kayli Reneé Rideout
Paper
Imaginative Encounters: An Autoethnography of Memoryscapes in Dresden, Berlin, and Munich
Paige Gibson
Paper

Shakespeare III

Shakespeare on Film and Television
PresentersPresentation type
“An individual who knows what he is about”: Maurice Evans’ 1953 Live Telecast of Hamlet
Nicholas Utzig
Paper
Don’t Drink the Toxic Masculinity: Kenneth Branagh’s Much Ado About Nothing
Peter Babiak
Paper
Ophelia as an Assertive Victim in Asian Films
Alexa Alice Joubin
Paper
Luke Skywalker as Prospero: Magic as Redemptive Force in The Tempest and The Last Jedi
Jeffrey Paul Pietruszynski
Paper

Fan Fic: Making Meaning

Fan Culture & Theory
Colleen Etman
PresentersPresentation type
The Fanfic Reading Guide: The Role of Multimedia in Producing Fic and Its Use as a Close Reading Tool
Lauren Rouse
Paper
Death of the Author: On Optimism, Fan Ownership, Community, and the Klancetament
Colleen Etman
Paper

Fatphobia, Stigma, and Sizeism

Fat Studies
Hannele Harjunen
PresentersPresentation type
Come Esto, no Aquello (Eat This, Not That): Food, Latinidad, and Compliance Within Latina/o/x Cultural and Culinary Productions
E. Cassandra Dame-Griff
Paper
Gender, Class, and Weight-based Discrimination in Finland
Hannele Harjunen
Paper

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