PCA/ACA

Schedule for Thursday, April 18

11:30am to 1:00pm

Non-Fiction Writing I: Apocalypses

Non-Fiction Writing 
PresentersPresentation type
Limited By Body Habitus: An American Fat Story
Jennifer Blevins
Creative work
Carnality in the Anthropocene 
Heather Comfort
Creative work
Excerpts from “Dear Hannah Gadsby”
Bethany Lee
Creative work

Roundtable: The Stephen King Renaissance Continues: Recent King Adaptations

Stephen King
Phil Simpson
PresentersPresentation type
The Stephen King Renaissance Continues: Recent King Adaptations
Phil Simpson
Mary Findley
Heide Crawford
Brad Duren
Creative work

What Did I Get Myself Into: Lessons Learned from Academic Writing and Publishing in Popular Culture 2.0

Professional Development
Yasue Kuwahara
PresentersPresentation type
What Did I Get Myself Into: Lessons Learned from Academic Writing and Publishing in Popular Culture 2.0
Yasue Kuwahara
Elizabeth M. Downey
Shaun Vigil
Alar Lipping
Crystal Anderson
Round table

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

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

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

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

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

#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

1:15pm to 3:45pm

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

Special event
Sue Matheson

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