PCA/ACA

Schedule for Saturday, April 20

11:30am to 1:00pm

Comics and Comic Art 17: Stan Lee

Comics and Comic Art
PresentersPresentation type
Stan Lee’s Batman: An Examination of Silver Age Comic Book Cross Pollination
Alan Edward Jozwiak
Paper
The Problem With Batman
Rene Martinez
Paper
Roundtable Discussion: Stan Lee
Nicole Freim
Paper

Archives & Technologies

Communication & Digital Culture
Randy D Nichols
PresentersPresentation type
The Americans, Film Noir, and Techno Obsession
Brett Schenning
Paper
The Gadget Lover and The Americans: True Fictional History
Randy D Nichols
Paper
Russian Hacking in The Americans: Then and Now
Tharon Howard
Paper
Young people making Faces, capturing selves, playing with others: an approach to mediated faces as so much more than meets the eye
Susan Driver
Paper

XXII. Subverting Genre Expectations in Horror

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)
Marcus Mallard
PresentersPresentation type
“Dammit, Daddy, What Are You Doing?” Family Horror Comedies in a Fraught Decade
Jerry D. Metz
Paper
“It’s All Aboot the Bod, Eh: Tusk, Yoga Hosers, and the Funny Side of Body Horror”
Marcus Mallard
Paper

Philosophical Themes in Sci-Fi

Philosophy and Culture
James M. Okapal
PresentersPresentation type
Exploring Strange New Worlds: Ethical Criticism in Science Fiction
James M. Okapal
Paper
The Orville: (Still) What Science Fiction Does Best
David Kyle Johnson
Paper
Darulioian Assault-The Orville and Claims of Sexual Assault
Michael Berry
Paper
The Philosopher from Another Place: Understanding Lynchian Metaphysics
Skyler Osburn
Paper

Mystery and Detective Fiction: Local Authors Panel

Mystery & Detective Fiction
Round table
Jennifer Schnabel

Film XXII– Transatlantic Films, Scented Films., Film Composers, and Pegg’s Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy

Film
PresentersPresentation type
(Re)Producing the Sounds and Sights of Britain: Transatlantic “British” Films of the 1930s
Karen E. Beasley
Paper
The Best Symphonic Composers of Film Scores–the Final Chapter  
Robert Michael Cerello
Paper
Hawai‘i and Indigeneity in the Postwar US American Surf Film
Leah Kuragano
Paper
“You’ve got red on you:” Bodies and bodily fluids in Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg’s Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy
Raymond DiSanza
Paper

Masculinities, News, and Power

Men and Men’s Studies
Lisa Naomi Konigsberg
PresentersPresentation type
AI Romancing: Misandrous Media Reactions?
Don Corrigan
Paper
Oh Yeezy!: Kanye West, Race, Masculinity and the American Presidency
Cherise Pollard
Paper
Is Satire a Men’s Sport? Parody, Fake News, and Late Night “News.”
Victoria Tischio
Paper
Disarming: The Rhetoric of Masculinity, Power, and Gun Culture in America 
Lisa Naomi Konigsberg
Paper

Locating One’s Space and One’s Place in SFF

Science Fiction and Fantasy
PresentersPresentation type
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: Self-Formulation and Discovery Through the Lens of a Defamiliarizing Portal Fantasy
Alexandra Balasa
Paper
Queering the Human: Furry Scions in the Peltedverse of Maggie Hogarth
Tova Cooper
Paper

GAME STUDIES 22: Designing Games in/for the Classroom

Game Studies
Lauren Ashley Malone
PresentersPresentation type
Is there a Game Dev in the House? Developing Serious Games In-House in Academic Settings  
Joshua Peery
Kuan Chen
Paper
The Sage on the Stage behind The Curtain: Alternate Reality Gaming and Business Communication
Eric Allen Holmes
Paper
Game Jamming in the Classroom
Lauren Ashley Malone
Paper

Roundtable: What is “American” Dance? 

Dance & Dance Culture
Round table
Jen Atkins

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