PCA/ACA

Schedule for Saturday, April 20

11:30am to 1:00pm

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

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

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

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

Vampire Studies film discussion: The Lost Boys

Vampire Studies
Meeting
Lisa Nevarez, U Melissa Anyiwo

1:15pm to 2:45pm

Comics and Comic Art 18: Comics in Performance

Comics and Comic Art
PresentersPresentation type
The Korvac Saga: The Avengers Teach Writing, Defeat the Supervillains, and Save the Universe and the University (A Live Comic Book Performance)!
Gian Stefan Pagnucci
Chauna Craig
Darius M Cureton
Brandon J Galm
Julia Galm
Nicol Michelle Epple
Sandra Eckard
Paper

XXIII. Blurred Worlds & Identity in Horror

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)
Michelle Kay Hansen
PresentersPresentation type
Ghosts as Memory Linking Mortality and Immortality Through Fluid Identity 
Vanessa Doerpinghaus
Paper
Beyond One Narrative of Silent Hill(s): Dealing with Trauma by Killing the Monster
Mildred Marie Vargas Astacio
Paper
Horror for the Xennial Generation: Paul Tremblay’s The Cabin at the End of the World
Michelle Kay Hansen
Paper

GAME STUDIES 23: Ecology and Environment

Game Studies
Melissa Bianchi
PresentersPresentation type
Pixelated Frontiers: Zelda’s Gamic Cartography
Bridget Leigh Sellers
Paper
The Strange Case of Pollution and Environmental Change in the Sid Meier Civilization Series
Will Morris
Paper
Antonin Artaud and the Violence of Alternative Worlds n BioShock Infinite
Katya Gorecki
Paper
Ocean Ecologies and Dinosaur Zoos: How Games Make Arguments about Nature
Melissa Bianchi
Paper

Language Attitudes and Popular Linguistics III: Dialects, Lyrics, and Gender

Language Attitudes & Popular Linguistics
Justin Paz
PresentersPresentation type
Aretha’s Language of Think and Feel
Milford Astor Jeremiah
Paper
Gender and Prescriptivism
Deborah Schaffer
Paper

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