PCA/ACA

Schedule for Thursday, April 18

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Women, Gender, and the Hard-Boiled PI

Mystery & Detective Fiction
PresentersPresentation type
Murder Still Lives in Los Angeles: DTLA, Art, and Gender
Susan Ingram
Paper
“Laughter in crime: The mechanics of laughter in Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum series”
Solange Garnier-Fox
Paper
Subverting the Femme Fatale: Gillian Flynn and Petra Hammesfahr challenge and complicate female criminality
John Copenhaver
Paper
The Millhone Brief Cases: Sue Grafton’s Kinsey Millhone Short Stories
Phyllis Betz
Paper

Fashion & Social Media

Fashion, Style, Appearance, Consumption & Design
Maureen Lehto Brewster
PresentersPresentation type
Faceoff: Makeup and social media’s formation of beauty standards.
Ejiro Favour Uwode
Paper
Proper Mental: The History and Impact of i-D Magazine
Rachel Hart
Paper
“Insta Yeezy Season: Kanye West and the Convergence of Fashion and Hip-Hop on Instagram”
Justin Russell Greene
Paper
Sustainable Fashion on Instagram: Influencing Fashion Activism?
Maureen Lehto Brewster
Paper

VI. From Hill House to Hell House to Rose Red: A Roundtable on Jackson, Matheson, King, and Haunted House Tales

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)
Round table
Ralph Beliveau, Carl Sederholm, Michelle Kay Hansen, Rebecca Stone Gordon, Stephanie M Flint

WHO says the Doctor ever had a Penis? - Round table discussion on the casting of a female Doctor in Doctor Who

Science Fiction and Fantasy
Round table
Gillian Leitch, Caroline-Isabelle Caron

Teaching with Sound

Rhetoric, Composition, and Popular Culture
Scott Lunsford
PresentersPresentation type
TreadRhet: Writing Along the Roadscape
Scott Lunsford
Paper
Fostering Change Through a Podcast
Sarah O'Connor
Paper
Revisiting Accessibility through Podcasts in FYC
Susan Renee Ghiaciuc
Paper

Gender and Media Studies XII: Gender, Science Fiction, and Shakespeare in Films

Gender & Media Studies
Sara Hosey
PresentersPresentation type
The Cinderella and the Manchild: Gendered Notions about Retail Work on Film
Brittany Clark
Paper
The Dichotomy Between the Media’s Sexualization of Female Adolescents and Female Adolescents’ Body-Acceptance
Nikki Lopez
Paper
To Be or Not to Be: A Critical Analysis of the Modernization of Shakespearean Plays
Virginia Ruth Gregg
Abigail Reed
Paper
The Alien Within: The Colonization of the Body in Science Fiction Film and Television  
Sara Hosey
Paper

Midwestern Literature and Culture

Midwestern Literature and Culture
David S. Silverman
PresentersPresentation type
Place-Making in the Upper Midwest
Charnell Peters
Paper
Regarding the River City: Photographing Evansville, Indiana
Susan Morelock
Creative work

GAME STUDIES 10: Narrative and Story Are Not the Same

Game Studies
Betsy Brey
PresentersPresentation type
Just Nod If You Can Hear Me: Loneliness and Narrative in No Man’s Sky
Eric Murnane
Paper
Backstory Ascendant: the Denigration of Plot in Contemporary Popular Narrative
Edward Wesp
Paper
Skip Cutscene? Gameplay Mechanics as Storytelling
Madelyn Paquette
Emma Paquette
Paper
Digital Dialogics: Bakhtin, Narrative Structure, and Videogames
Betsy Brey
Paper

Black Popular Culture-Special Topics: Session V

Black Popular Culture—Special Topic 2020
PresentersPresentation type
Paratextual Digital Fandom: Black Women Centric Readings of Scandal
Leigh-Anne Goins
Paper
Black Womanism Rising: Beyoncé, JayZ & The Quest to Burn Down the Patriarchy
Rhonda Matthews
Paper
“I’m rough, but I’m still a hero:” Mediated Depictions of Black Love in Conflict
Lisa M. Gill, Ph.D.
Paper
Interrogating the normative constraints of Black female subjectivity and sexuality in  independent films and streaming video content.
THERESA White
Paper

The Freak Show Seriality of the Body-Minds of Superheroes, Pornstars, and Hackers: Temporality in U.S. Popular Culture in the Age of Neoliberalism

Body and Culture
PresentersPresentation type
‘Fuck Society’ and to the Next Episode of the Serial Freak Show: The   Neoliberal Biopolitical Imaginary of Mr. Robot  
Nima Rassooli
Paper
“Homoerotics of the Grotesque: Queer Masculine Fascinations with the Pornographic Phallus”
Ian Funk
Paper
“Post-Cartesian Ontological Dialogics Against and Through Anthropo(centric)-Ableism in Guardians of the Galaxy 1 and 2”
Zahari A Richter
Paper
(Un)Natural Body, (Un)Natural Behavior: Situating animals, gender and sexuality at the American zoo
Dominic Dongilli
Paper

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