PCA/ACA

Schedule for Thursday, April 18

11:30am to 1:00pm

Social Evolution of Sideshow: “Rejection and Reception of Past and Present Performances”

Circus and Sideshow Culture 
PresentersPresentation type
Alive on the Inside: Life, Death, and the Sideshow
Ilise Carter
Paper
Ringling’s Display of “Otherness” - From Sideshow to Center Ring
Rodney Alan Huey
Paper
Permission To Touch: A Perspective of Sideshow Through the Looking Glass
Alexandra Doll
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

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

Gay, Lesbian & Queer Studies III:  Queer Television Gay, Lesbian & Queer Studies III:  Queer Television

Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Studies
Traci B. Abbott
PresentersPresentation type
The Glee Effect 
Pryia O Lalchan
Paper
Getting Lesbian Sex “Right:” Sexual Communication & Pleasure in The Bold Type
Michaela Frischherz
Paper
Our Miss Brooks: Career Girls, Old Maids, and Lesbian Camp in 1950s Television
Barbara Jane Brickman
Paper
Trans Feminine Sex Workers and TV Crime Drama
Traci B. Abbott
Paper

Disability Studies III: Further Media Depictions in TV and Film

Disability Studies 
Shannon R Wooden
PresentersPresentation type
“You sound cool. Want a job?”: Voice, Race and the Politics of ABC’s ‘Speechless’
Kate Prendella
Paper
Would You Rather: Compulsory Able-Bodiedness in The Lobster
Kayla D. Meyers
Paper
Disability as Emasculation and Redemption in Breaking Bad
Shannon R Wooden
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

Fashion Practice: Pedagogy & Research 

Fashion, Style, Appearance, Consumption & Design
David Loranger
PresentersPresentation type
       Project Luminous: An E-Textiles Workshop Study to Increase STEM/STEAM Interest in Middle School Girls  
India Callahan
Paper
Advancing Research in Modest Fashion Through Arts-based Methods
Romana Mirza
Paper

Teaching, Performing, and Medievalism

Medieval Popular Culture
Christina Francis
PresentersPresentation type
The Intersection between Medievalism and #metoo
Diana Vecchio
Paper
The Medieval Survey in the New Millennium:  Why My Teaching Continues to Change
Rick McDonald
Paper
Teaching medievalism : Mission impossible?
le minh guyen croquez
Paper

Rhetoric, Composition, and the Trump Era

Rhetoric, Composition, and Popular Culture
Chara Van Horn
PresentersPresentation type
Conspirator in Chief: Trump, Twitter, and the Enthymematic Function of ‘Tweets’ in Circulating and Strengthening Deep State Conspiracy Beliefs
Chara Van Horn
Paper
Trump Triumphant: Prophet, Priest and King of the New Civil Religion
A. J. Grant
Paper
Lies, Gaslighting, and Conspiracy Theory in the Age of Trump
Shelley Aley
Paper
“This Is Not a Moment, It’s the Movement”: Affect, Assemblage, and Activism in the Digital Age 
Nicholas Avery
Paper

Fathers and Fatherhood in Books, Television, Video Games, and Film

Motherhood/Fatherhood & Popular Culture
Nathan Anderson
PresentersPresentation type
The Rhetoric of New Dad Survival Guides: How “Real Men” Raise Kids
Jonathan Seggelke
Paper
So You Think You Can Parent: Televisions Portrayals of Single Fathers and Twitter Users’ Responses
Laurena Bernabo
Jennifer Ann Turchi
Paper
From Superheroes to Superzeros: The Wrestler, Birdman, and Bad Dads
Nathan Anderson
Paper

Pages