PCA/ACA

Schedule for Thursday, April 18

11:30am to 1:00pm

The Historical Romance:  A Study of Sub-Genre

Romance
Eric Murphy Selinger
PresentersPresentation type
“Doubt Creeps In”: Sarah MacLean and the Inverted Orpheus of One Good Earl Deserves a Lover.  
Jessica Chadbourne
Paper
Her History, Her Romance: Evangeline Parsons Yazzie’s Naabeeho/Diné historical romance series
Johanna Hoorenman
Paper
Justice and Divine Vengeance Pursuing Crime: Revenge in Sarah MacLean’s Rule of Scoundrels Series
Veera Mäkelä
Paper

Comics and Comic Art 7: Screen Influences

Comics and Comic Art
Alane Lee Presswood
PresentersPresentation type
Chasing the Dark Side: Unraveling the Mythos of Darth Vader
Michael Fortys
Paper
Not Your Parents’ Autobots - The Evolution of Gender and Sexuality in US/UK Transformers Fiction
Daniel M Look
Paper
Saving the world, maybe?: An ideographic analysis of the utopian apocalypse in supernatural and superhero narratives
Alane Lee Presswood
Paper
Brain Beats Brawn Every Time: Folktale Resonance and American Character in All-Star Superman
Daniel J Peretti
Paper

Children’s and YA Literature and Culture III: Gender, Disney, and #MeToo

Children’s and YA Literature and Culture
Amanda Bourne
PresentersPresentation type
Reinforcing the Patriarchy: How Harry Potter Fails Its Readers
Kristen Kirkman
Paper
Jack, Diane, and The Boyfriend Dilemma: Reading Coercive Relationships in Recent Young Adult Fiction
Beth Rips
Paper
Reinventing the Disney Princess during the #MeToo Movement
Amy Franzini
Paper
Reading the Princess Ride: Narrative Immersion and Collective Storytelling in Disney’s Fantasyland
Alaine Martaus
Paper

Visual Culture and the Modalities of Representation

Visual Culture
Jeffrey Schneider
PresentersPresentation type
teamLab and the Ecology of Experience
Laura Lee
Paper
graffiti as art as language: the logic of a modern language
Kylie I. Casino
Paper
Recovery: The Photography of the Opioid Epidemic
Kelly Elizabeth Klingensmith
Paper
The Importance of Teaching Visual Literacy
Marian T Gagnon
Creative work

Adaptation, Empowerment, and Voice

British Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
Agnes Newton Keith:  Adaptation and Reinvention
Winona Howe
Paper
The Good Nick Hornby: Changes & Continuations to Hornby Motifs and Elements in How to Be Good
Steve Hicks
Paper
Disempowered Disappointment: Chibnall’s Problematic Treatment of the First Female Doctor on Doctor Who
Nancy Kerns
Paper

Mythology in Contemporary Culture II. Mythic Elements in Film

Mythology in Contemporary Culture
PresentersPresentation type
Et in Arcadia CGI: Centaurs in Contemporary Cinema
Jon Solomon
Paper
MYTHICAL THEMES AND UNDERWORLD DESCENTS IN READY PLAYER 1
Jean Alvares
Patricia Salzman-Mitchell
Paper
The Hero We Need Versus the Hero We Deserve: The Dark Knight, Harry Potter, and South Park in the Age of Trump
Priscilla Hobbs
Paper
Myths of the Many
James Minor
Paper

Creative Fiction III

Creative Fiction Writing
Lisa Muir
PresentersPresentation type
The Snake Preacher 
Clay Anderson
Creative work
“Serpents and Doves: an Applied Theology Mystery”
Mark Alan Lokensgard
Creative work

Digital Discourse, Storytelling, and Cultural Visibility

Internet Culture
Mary Beth Ray
PresentersPresentation type
Vlogging Devastation, One Drone at a Time: the Digital Language of Disaster Tourism
Yari E Cruz Rios
Paper
Viral Videos as Metonymic Homespace in the “War on Terror”: Globalizing American Popular Culture
Renée Laurel Pastel
Paper

Fairy Tales VII

Fairy Tales
PresentersPresentation type
Critical Pedogogy within Terry Gilliam’s Brazil
Jay Cruz
Paper
Teaching Edward Scissorhands in the College Literature Class: A Modern Fairy Tale with Pointed Commentary
Nancy Rosenberg England
Paper
Fairy Tales and Textile Creation Transformation
Rachel Naomi Lugn
Paper

Crime Fiction and the Literary Mainstream

Mystery & Detective Fiction
PresentersPresentation type
“A Necessary Clue”: The Mysteries of Isaac Asimov
Elizabeth Foxwell
Paper
Raffles and Mr. Leonard: Metafiction and the Genre Debate in E.W. Hornung and Elmore Leonard
Kim Sherwood
Paper
Detecting Jane: Investigating Stephanie Barron’s Jane Austen Mysteries
Elizabeth Cuddy
Paper
Leaves of Glass:  Literary Elements in Tana French’s The Witch Elm
Christine Jackson
Paper

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