PCA/ACA

Schedule for Saturday, April 20

11:30am to 1:00pm

Roundtable: What is “American” Dance? 

Dance & Dance Culture
Round table
Jen Atkins

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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