PCA/ACA

Schedule for Saturday, April 20

11:30am to 1:00pm

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

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

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

XIV: Schooling, Teachers, and Teacher Education

Education, Teaching, History & Popular Culture
Ludovic Sourdot
PresentersPresentation type
American by Choice: Life Experiences, Popular Culture and Pedagogy, Reflections on the American Dream.
Ludovic 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

Roundtable: What is “American” Dance? 

Dance & Dance Culture
Round table
Jen Atkins

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

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

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

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

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

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