PCA/ACA

Schedule for Thursday, April 18

7:00am to 8:00am

Graduate Student Breakfast

2019 National PCA Meetings and Events 
Get-together

8:00am to 9:30am

Generation X Studies 1

Generation X
Meredith Seagraves
PresentersPresentation type
How To Survive a Plague and the Reagan-era TV “Trauma Drama”: Form, Content, and Ideology
Thomas Grochowski
Paper
Family Tension, Pop Music, and Generation X in FX’s The Americans
Tom Pace
Paper
Generation X Tells whY: The Movements, Moments, and Momentum of Recent Generational Change
Shay Rahm
Paper

Category Is:  Studies of Genre and Subgenre

Romance
Mallory Diane Jagodzinski
PresentersPresentation type
The paratextuality of category romance: the branding of short shelf life fiction
Lisa Fletcher (nonpresenting coauthor)
Jodi McAlister
Paper
New Adult Fiction: A feminist Reading of a New Genre
Josefine Smith
Paper
Black-Asian Swirl – Resisting Stereotypes and Promoting Fetish in American BWAM Romance Fiction
Layla Abdullah-Poulos
Paper
The RITA Retrospective Project
Diane K Peterson
Paper

POETRY I. The Miraculous in the Mundane: Poetry of Wonder & Grace

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
Katie Manning
PresentersPresentation type
I’d Rather This Stay Just Between Us
Ashley Ann Burklin
Creative work
be small with me
Allyson Collins
Creative work
Even that one
Emily Morgan Gore
Creative work
All The Writings My Mother Doesn’t Get
Hannah Fox
Creative work

Children’s and YA Literature and Culture I: Politics, Activism, and Justice

Children’s and YA Literature and Culture
Amy Franzini
PresentersPresentation type
American Life After the Apocalypse: Media and Politics In Young Adult Dystopias
Matthew Gregory Donovan-Scott
Paper
Reflections of History and International Politics in Children’s Films: The Case of The Iron Giant (1999)
Enav Birnbaum
Paper
Exploring the Impact of Dystopian Literature on the Activism of Generation Z Young Adults
Aysha Jerald
Paper
Longing to Be Whole: The Dark is Rising as a blueprint for environmental justice and a theology of atonement
Amanda Bourne
Paper

Extraordinary Murder, Missing Persons, and Judicial Procedure: Reflections and Distortions of Law and Justice from Melville to Primetime 

Law and Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
Absence of the Ordinary: Murder in Primetime
Curt Sobolewski
Paper
A Process That Is Due:  Using Melville’s Billy Budd For Evaluating Law and Judicial Procedures
Danny M Adkison
Paper
Constructed Value and Importance of Missing Persons on Investigation Discovery’s Disappeared
Ericka Findley
Paper

Creative Fiction I

Creative Fiction Writing
Lisa Muir
PresentersPresentation type
“This Is Not Nonfiction”
Todd Dodson
Creative work
“Rotary Dial”: A Short Story of Loss and Telephone Lines
Deirdre Fagan
Creative work
Itchen Navigation
Lisa Muir
Creative work

Music 6: Fandom

Music
Thomas M. Kitts
PresentersPresentation type
Lifestyles of Anti-Capitalism and Dread: How Good Charlotte Defined the Millennial Generation
Shannon Schaffer
Paper
‘…And out come the comps’: Punk-O-Rama, CD compilations, and their prolonged impact on fans
Ellen Bernhard
Paper
VIP, Cruises, & Camp Mars: Monetizing Rock Fandom–“Wanna Hang with Your Guitar Heroes IRL?”     
Amber Botts
Paper
Photo Gods and Rock ‘n’ Roll Monsters: Portraits of Phish Fans
Michael Sell
Paper

Gender and Genre in Film, Televisions Series, and Performance

British Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
Revisioning Wilkie Collins’s The Woman in White 1861/1948/2018: Gender, Genre, and Point of View
John Greenfield
Paper
Gender Bending in Martha Henry’s 2018 Performance of Prospero at the Stratford Canada Production of The Tempest.
Maureen Thum
Paper
Why the Sea-Changes of Prospero into Prospera and a Mediterranean Island into Hawaian Lanai?
Judith J. Kollmann
Paper
Sleeping with the Enemy: Hulu’s Harlots and Gender Politics in 18th Century Georgian England
Anastasia Sakura Bierman
Paper

Spotify v. Radio, Streaming, Social Media, and Location-Based Audio Drama

Radio and Audio Media
Will Anderson
PresentersPresentation type
Spotify vs. Radio: Race, Gender, and Genre via the Top 20
Ringo Jones
Paper
“Hear” on this spot: Location-based immersive audio drama
Will Anderson
Creative work
Local radio and websites: how radio stations in the tri-state area use their websites and social media to engage audiences.
Enakshi Roy
Elizabeth Roberts
Paper

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