PCA/ACA

Schedule for Saturday, April 20

11:30am to 1:00pm

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!

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

1:15pm to 2:45pm

Fifty Plus Years and Still Going Somewhere: Star Trek #3

Science Fiction and Fantasy
Michael Cornelius
PresentersPresentation type
Star Trek’s “New Frontiers”: Gender, Biology, and Conventionality in Science Fiction
Michael Cornelius
Paper
Star Trek Discovery:  Back to the Future
Kathleen Marie Heath
Ann Carlisle
Paper
The Mycelial Network and the Borg: Connectivity, the Rhizome, and Posthumanism in Star Trek
Lisa Dorothea Meinecke
Paper

Cinematic Vampires

Vampire Studies
Duncan Hubber
PresentersPresentation type
Nosferatu: A Symphony of Inspiration
Caden Parker Berry
Paper
Italian Feasts: Devouring the National Body in Deodato’s Cannibal Holocaust
Duncan Hubber
Paper
Vampiric Absences: The Decentering Vampire Narratives of Dreyer’s Vampyre and Brite’s “His Mouth Will Taste of Wormwood”
James Robert Pate
Paper

Capitalizing on Fan Labor

Fan Culture & Theory
Staci Shultz
PresentersPresentation type
Technically Fandom: Exploring the Pitch Perfect Fandom and Fan-shaped Desires
Theresa Shim
Paper
Capitalizing on Fandom: the Reciprocal Ecosystem of Online Fan Media Movie Pilot  
Chih Ju Lin
Paper
Everything is Capitalism: Appropriation of Fan Creative Labor in The LEGO Movie
Mandy Elizabeth Moore
Paper
“This Woman’s Work”: Examining the Emotional and Political Labor Practices of The Handmaid’s Tale Fanfic Participants
Staci Shultz
Paper

Freud is Back: Repression, Melancholia and The Uncanny.

Psychology and Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
“When the Melancholy Fit Shall Fall”: Melancholy and Depression in John Keats’s Poetry
Vashti N. Tacoronte Cruz
Paper
Exploration into the psychology of the uncanny: Lovecraftian horror and the boundaries of Reality
Dan Carrero
Paper
Altered Soul in J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone
Almaris Rios
Paper

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