PCA/ACA

Schedule for Saturday, April 20

11:30am to 1:00pm

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

Roundtable: What is “American” Dance? 

Dance & Dance Culture
Round table
Jen Atkins

African-American Culture Museum Tour

African-American Culture
Special event
Elgie Sherrod

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

PCA Town Hall Meeting–All Welcome!

2020 National PCA Meetings and Events
Meeting

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

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

POETRY XVI. Three Poets from Slapering Hol Press, One of the Oldest Chapbook Presses in the Country, Read Their Work

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
Margo Taft Stever
PresentersPresentation type
Three Poets from Slapering Hol Press, One of the Oldest Chapbook Presses in the Country, Read Their Work
Margo Taft Stever
Susana H Case
Michele Poulos
Creative work
Three Poets from Slapering Hol Press, One of the Oldest Chapbook Presses in the Country, Read Their Work
Michele Poulos
Margo Taft Stever
Susana H Case
Creative work
Three Poets from Slapering Hol Press, One of the Oldest Chapbook Presses in the Country, Read Their Work
Susana H Case
Margo Taft Stever
Michele Poulos
Creative work

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