PCA/ACA

Schedule for Saturday, April 20

9:45am to 11:15am

Fuzzy Lines Between Humans and Animals

Psychology and Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
Japanese People Adore Their Animals
Jill Grigsby
Paper
The “Soul” of the Circus:  What Animals Under the Big Top Continue to Teach Their Audiences
Mort Gamble
Paper
Beautiful Bodies: Body Adornment, Lifestyle Holism, and Cosmetic Surgeries for Animals
Kathy Shepherd Stolley
Paper

History of Popular Culture Studies II

History of PCA and the Popular Culture Movement
Round table
Lynn Bartholome

11:30am to 1:00pm

Writers and Producers Brannon Braga and Adam Simon join Rutgers-RWJMS for Q&A about hit show Salem Witch Trials

Psychology and Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
The Salem Witch Trials as Physician Teaching Tool
Tracy Martin
Anthony Tobia
Creative work

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

XIV: Schooling, Teachers, and Teacher Education

Education, Teaching, History & Popular Culture
Ludovic Alain Sourdot
PresentersPresentation type
American by Choice: Life Experiences, Popular Culture and Pedagogy, Reflections on the American Dream.
Ludovic Alain Sourdot
Paper
Using Digital Storytelling as a Reflective Practice and for Developing Academic Language Discourse in Teacher Education
Lisa M Jones-Moore
Paper
Teacher Ed and The “Gram”: What Social Networks and “Influencers” Have to Offer Teacher Educators and Educator Preparation
Haley Ford
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

Vampire Studies film discussion: The Lost Boys

Vampire Studies
Meeting
Lisa Nevarez, U Melissa Anyiwo

Music 22: Music and Other Media

Music
Megan Woller
PresentersPresentation type
“He’s a Pinball Wizard!”: Pinball’s Magical Connection to Rock Stardom
Alexander Woller
Paper
Interactive and Immersive Music in Video Games
Ian Kelley ODonnell
Paper
Narrative Reliability and Dynamic Diegesis in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Andrew Gades
Paper
“Higitus Figitus”: Magic and Music in Disney’s The Sword in the Stone (1963)
Megan Woller
Paper

Gender, Race, Social Media, Employee Rights, and the American Dream 

Undergraduate Sessions
Channing Porter
PresentersPresentation type
Beyond the Laces: Sneakers and Feminist Expression
Claire Fitzgibbons
Paper
#BlackGirlPower: Black Women and Their Impact on Social Movements through Social Media
Megan Finlan
Paper
Lady Gaga is a fan of her fans
Mónica G Rodríguez
Paper
Employee Social Media Usage: A Discussion about the Limits of First Amendment Rights in the Workplace
Marcus Kennedy-Grimes
Paper
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Bigfoot
McKenzie Caldwell
Creative work

Language Attitudes and Popular Linguistics II: Language on TV

Language Attitudes & Popular Linguistics
Shirl Hughes Terrell
PresentersPresentation type
Multilingual Laughs in Translation: A Case Study of Humor in Dubbed U.S. TV Series
Justin Paz
Paper
“The One with All the Slang: Understanding Friends’ Ability to Introduce New Language and Popularize Slang”
Kira Dunton
Paper
The Language of Casual Sexual Violence on TV: Evidence from Laverne and Shirley
James G. Mitchell
Paper

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