PCA/ACA

Schedule for Saturday, April 20

4:00pm to 6:30pm

Punk Rock Community Walking Tour

Field trip or other outing

4:45pm to 6:15pm

Language Attitudes and Popular Linguistics IV: Language Teaching and Learning

Language Attitudes & Popular Linguistics
Deborah Schaffer
PresentersPresentation type
Interlanguage Pragmatic Competency of International University Students
Nicole Yu-lang Gostanian
Paper
Teaching phraseological units in ESL classes
Roza Ayupova
Paper

Transvaluation of Philosophy and Popular Culture

Philosophy and Culture
Christopher Mark Innes
PresentersPresentation type
What’s So Funny? How Comedy Reveals Boundaries by Crossing Them.
Gwendolyn Dolske
Paper
The Secret History of the Birth of Tragedy.
Shayna Elizabeth Boisvert
Paper
Mattie Ross’s Homeric Will to Power in True Grit
Jacky Dumas
Paper
The Tricky Metaphysics of Spoilers
Richard Greene
Paper

Vampires on Television

Vampire Studies
Bertena Varney
PresentersPresentation type
Angel 20 Years Later: Convergence Culture and the Return of the Undead
Jenna Guitar
Paper
The Ecohorror of The Strain: Plant Vampires and Climate Change as a Holocaust
Tatiana Prorokova
Paper
“I don’t kill children, but I could make him a blood relative”: Vampires and Anti-Vaxxers in American Horror Story: Hotel
Leah Richards
Paper

Race, Class and Gender in Popular Culture.

Psychology and Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
CULTURAL HEGEMONIES OF FORMS AND REPRESENTATIONS IN SLAVIC FAIRY TALES: LIMINALITY ON SOVIET AND POST-SOVIET SCREEN 
Nadezda Fadina
Paper
Dobby is Free: An Exploration of the Effects of Abusive Practices from Management Towards Those Who Report to Them
Shana Tables
Paper
Wakanda’s Wisdom: Agreement, Disagreement, and the Complexities of Social Life
Justin Martin
Paper
Crazy Rich Folks: Representations of Race and Class in the Marketing of Antidepressants and Antipsychotics
Michael Kimball
Paper

XVI: Depictions and Embodiments of Girls and Women in Education

Education, Teaching, History & Popular Culture
Andrew Grunzke
PresentersPresentation type
The Post-human Schoolteacher: Education and Power in The Bionic Woman 
Andrew Grunzke
Paper
Media, Violence Against Women, and the Young Mind: A Content Analysis of Current Violence Prevention Curriculum
Halei Story
Paper
Lights, Camera, and a Call to Action: Woman in Media Help Promote Science Identity in Females
Uchenna Emenaha
Creative work

XXIV. Teaching Horror II & Monstrous Music

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)
Geneveive Newman
PresentersPresentation type
Monsters and Superheroes:  Examining Blended Genres in a Freshman Writing and Literature Course
Christopher Weaver
Paper
Boogie Men: Jazz and the Monstrous in American Culture 
Adam Golub
Paper
Metaphorical Haunting and Reclamation in I Spit on Your Grave
Geneveive Newman
Paper

Film XXV: Race and Hollywood

Film
PresentersPresentation type
Living in Zootopia: Tracking the Neoliberal Subject in a Postracial World
Sarah Nilsen
Paper
“Tonto and Tarzan: Nostalgic Kitsch or Post-Racial Backlash?”
Sarah Turner
Paper
Cyborg Woman: Ex Machina and Racial Otherness
Anthony Magistrale
Paper

GAME STUDIES 24: Can You Play With Morality?

Game Studies
Theo Plothe
PresentersPresentation type
You Object?: The Witcher 3, Questions of Care and Object Relations 
Elizabeth Rossbach
Paper
(Video)Games: A Need to Cheat
Jennifer N Rickert
Paper
“Finish him!”: The fatality as reward and acknowledgement of success in digital games
Theo Plothe
Paper
Insert Token: An Analysis of the Evolution of Microtransactions in Gaming and a Prediction of Their Future
Thomas James Hugenroth
Paper

6:30pm to 8:00pm

XVII: Images of the Teacher in Popular Culture

Education, Teaching, History & Popular Culture
James Trier
PresentersPresentation type
Subverting the Teacher Savior Myth though Documentaries about Education
James Trier
Paper
Modern Representations of Teachers and Students in Popular Film: Molding the Minds of the Audience
Amanda Rudolph
Paper
Reel Big Bullies: Teaching to the Problem
James Vines
Paper

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