PCA/ACA

Schedule for Saturday, April 20

6:30pm to 8:00pm

Morality and Happiness in Dystopia

Philosophy and Culture
George Dunn
PresentersPresentation type
I’d Rather be Lucky Than Good: Thomas Nagel and Match Point on Moral Luck
William Lindenmuth
Paper
Moral Development and Friendship in “The Handmaid’s Tale”
Darci Doll
Paper
Two Faces of Dystopia: Chaos and Order in Westworld and Person of Interest
George Dunn
Paper
My Three Sons and the Pursuit of Happiness: Mahfouz’s Cairo Trilogy, Plato’s Cave, and Aristotle’s Ethics
Leigh E Rich
Paper

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

XXV. Atmospheric Horror

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)
Darlene Hall
PresentersPresentation type
Redefining Contemporary Horror Genre as Presented within Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House
Yarisel Andrea Ramirez
Paper
It’s a Real Shit Show: The Bathroom in American Horror
Katherine A Troyer
Paper
“This Place Wants Us Dead:” an analysis of The Terror, and the role of the sea
Darlene Hall
Paper

8:15pm to 9:45pm

Coffin Talk: “Once More, with Feeling” and the legacy of Angel

Vampire Studies
Round table
Jenna Guitar
Amanda Jo Hobson, Cait Coker, Jenna Guitar, U Melissa Anyiwo

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