PCA/ACA

Schedule for Thursday, April 18

11:30am to 1:00pm

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

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

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

Travel & Tourism VII

Travel and Tourism
Christy Fic
PresentersPresentation type
“Nothing is Appropriate”: Holocaust Tourism in Literature and Life
Lily Corwin
Paper
Curating the Spectacle of Confinement: America’s Landscapes of Prison Tourism
Judson Barber
Paper
“Prepare Yourself for the Worst”: Narratives of Fear in Late-Twentieth Century Women’s Travel Guides
Christy Fic
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

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

Gender and Media Studies X: Working Women and Feminism in Film

Gender & Media Studies
Debra Michals
PresentersPresentation type
Jyn Erso is Star Wars’ New Feminist Icon: Leia is our Mothers’; Jyn is Ours 
Alicia Goodman
Kimberly L Jones (not registered)
Paper
The Future is Female: Sex Work andTechoMasculinities in the Affective Economy
Shawna Felkins
Paper
The Woman Entrepreneur on Screen: Gender, Race, and Power, Hollywood-style
Debra Michals
Paper

Comic Appropriation, Crush Collision, and Cyberpunk Dérives

Art & Design Culture
Gretchen Gasterland-Gustafsson
PresentersPresentation type
Pepe the Frog, 4chan, and Kek: How a Comic Image Became Appropriated by the Alt Right
Katie Brooks Toepp
Paper
Chris Larson’s Crush Collision: Mind Unmoored and Body Bound
Gretchen Gasterland-Gustafsson
Paper
Cyberpunk Redux: Dérives in the Rich Sight of Post-Anthropocentric Visuality
Frenchy Lunning
Paper

1:15pm to 3:45pm

PCA Awards Ceremony and Presentation of the Lynn Bartholome Eminent Scholar Award

2020 National PCA Meetings and Events 
Special event
Sue Matheson

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