PCA/ACA

Schedule for Thursday, April 18

11:30am to 1:00pm

POETRY III. The Trenches, Trump, & Other Turning Points: Poetry Is Political

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
Mary Buchinger Bodwell
PresentersPresentation type
The Consummation of War: the Fetishization of the Macabre in World War I Trench Poetry
Todd Andrew Robinson
Paper
Writing in/as Response: Poems in the Trump Era and #MeToo Moment
Jessica Kristen Covil
Creative work
Every Poem is Political in DC 
Mary Buchinger Bodwell
Creative work

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

VIII. Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in Horror (Note: Do not Schedule During Annual Area Chairs Meeting!)

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)
Tiffany A. Bryant
PresentersPresentation type
Facing Fears about Disability in Horror
Andrew Sydlik
Paper
Reading Race and Gender in Universal’s 2017 Dark Universe Franchise Debut, The Mummy  
Rebecca Stone Gordon
Paper
The True Dark Horror: Examining Cultural Fears through Black Speculative Fiction
Marcus Haynes
Paper
From “Social Experiment” to “Tradition”: The Purge Franchise’s Framing of American Institutionalized Discrimination
Tiffany A. Bryant
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

#MeToo, Kavanaugh, Reproductive Justice, and Notorious Mothers

Law and Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
#MeToo, Time’s Up, and Theories of Justice
Lesley Wexler
Paper
A Man’s Right to Know: Parody Legislation & Reproductive Justice 
Christen E. Hammock
Paper
Beyond Oedipus: Television’s Popular Recasting of the Outlaw Maternal Figure
Linda Belau
Paper
Brett Kavanaugh, Roe v. Wade, and the Art of Public Forgetting
Aya Farhat
Paper

Film VIII–Films & Race: Lady Sings the Blues, Think Like a Man, The Spy Who Dumped Me, and Islamophobia

Film
PresentersPresentation type
Examining Billie Holiday’s Resistance to the Restricted Cinematic Space in Lady Sings the Blues (1972) - Utilizing Foucault’s Heterotopias
Charlene Regester
Paper
My Hopes Dashed Again: Casual Racism in The Spy Who Dumped Me
Jans B. Wager
Paper
The Utilisation of Orientalism in stabilising Islamophobia: Case Study of Post 9/11 Hollywood Motion Pictures
noor mubarak bajuwaiber
Paper

Generation X Identities and Realities

Generation X
Round table
Shay Rahm
Shay Rahm, Elwood David Watson, Tom Pace, Gwen Hart, Thomas Grochowski

Music 8: World Music

Music
Nick Baxter-Moore
PresentersPresentation type
Realism via Folk Culture:  Mussorgsky’s “Hopak”
Emily A Bell
Paper
Un don para la literatura: Joaquín Sabina as Story Teller
Daniel J Nappo
Paper
Oh! Canada in Italian Pop Music, from the Post-WWII Period to the Present.
Paolo Matteucci
Paper
Breaking the Norm: Musical Diversity of K-pop
Wonseok Lee
Paper

Anti-Heroes and Villains

Television
Molly Brost
PresentersPresentation type
Likability and the Anti-Heroine on Contemporary Television
Molly Brost
Paper
The Other’s Hero: Olivia Pope’s and Annalise Keating’s Importance as Black Female Antiheroes
Melanie Ann Haas
Paper
Simulating Sisyphus: Television Antiheroes and the Absurd
Spencer Olsson Nitkey
Paper
 “Immortalizing the Neo-Victorian Villain: The Adaptation of Jim Moriarty”
John Condon Murray
Paper

Watching (and Reading) What We Eat

Food in Popular Culture
Roger Adams
PresentersPresentation type
Growing “Food,” Growing Families: Social Structure in My Year of Meats
Samantha Whitney Meeks
Paper
Cheap, popular, and completely bad for you: An analysis of foods featured on The Cooking Channel’s Cheap Eats
Mychelle Hadley Smith
Paper
How Nutrition Documentaries Play a Role in Food Culture
Elizabeth Gildner
Paper

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