PCA/ACA

Schedule for Thursday, April 18

1:15pm to 2:45pm

Creative Fiction IV

Creative Fiction Writing
Lisa Muir
PresentersPresentation type
Excerpt from short story, “The Sacrifice”.
Emma Duffy-Comparone
Creative work
Sound Pictures: A Solo Show about the Life and Work of Sir George Martin
Kenneth Womack
Creative work
The Gift
Nolan James Hanson
Creative work

Women in Film: Heros, Rivals or Thiefs

Women’s Studies
PresentersPresentation type
The Four Fish in the Sea: Feminism in A Fish Called Wanda
Teresa Mirll
Paper
Feud: Bette and Joan, and the Futility of Female Rivalries
Geraldine Elizabeth Wagner
Johanna Church
Paper
“‘Lost without the Weight of You’: Ambivalent Domesticity in Debra Granik’s Winter’s Bone and Leave No Trace
Robert Kilker
Paper
Holdin’ Out for a Hero(ine): Zootopia, Moana, and the Emergence of Disney’s Postfeminist Princess
Sami Seybold
Paper

Black Popular Culture-Special Topics: Session IV

Black Popular Culture
Jessica Kristen Covil
PresentersPresentation type
Femcee Rap Battles: A Textual Analysis of U.S. Female Rap Diss Songs (1988-2017)
Tia C M Tyree
Paper
Transcending Misogynoir: Beyoncé’s “[Re]Formation” as Counterhegemonic Discourse
Aesha Paige Nananso
Paper
The heritage of Jean-Michel Basquiat on Jay-Z
Léa Fournier-Bouvet
Paper
Tracing HEAVN’s Black Feminist Roots: From Sojourner Truth to #BlackGirlMagic
Jessica Kristen Covil
Paper

Fairy Tales VIII: (Roundtable):  Are You a Good Witch or a Bad Witch?: The 80th Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz Film

Fairy Tales
Round table
Joan S Monk, Amanda Boyd

Radio: Orson Welles, Impact on Literary Form, and Radio Drama’s Idiomatic Music 

Radio and Audio Media
Marguerite Rippy
PresentersPresentation type
An Eye for Sound: The Cinematic Radio of Orson Welles
Marguerite Rippy
Paper
All Things Reconsidered: 20 Years of Research on Public Radio
Peter P. Nieckarz, Jr.
Paper
Live from WMUC Studios: Broadcasting, Mediatization, and Memory
Leah J Bush
Paper

Film IX–Race and Trump’s America

Film
PresentersPresentation type
Counter Aesthetics and the Politics of Uplift: Revisiting Oscar Micheaux’s Within Our Gates in an Era of Disinformation
Alex W Bordino
Paper
White Mansions, Black Bodies: Get Out and the New Age Slave Plantation
Novotny Lawrence
Paper

Non-Fiction Writing II: Lies

Non-Fiction Writing
PresentersPresentation type
Project/Object
Amanda Scott
Creative work
Scandalnavian
Karen McDonnell
Paper
Finding Oneself in the Digital Age
Stacie Worrel
Creative work

Queer Culture:  Drag, Camp & Death Drops

Body and Culture
PresentersPresentation type
Camp as Gaietie de Couer:  Burlesquing Gender in World Famous Bob’s “One Man Show”
Lynn Sally
Paper
Mass Marketing Drag: Notes on RuPaul’s DragCon
Carl Schottmiller
Paper
Archiving the Death Drop: An Autoethnographic Digital Queer Embodiment Performance
Zachary Taylor
Creative work

Comics and Comic Art 8: Heroes

Comics and Comic Art
PresentersPresentation type
The Hero Divergent - Binary Paths on the Quest for Self-discovery in Mage: The Hero Discovered
Wayne Wise
Paper
The Legacy of the American Frontiersman and the Domestication of the Superhero
Jonathan Hunter Walsh
Paper
Matt Murdoch’s Ill-fitting Catholic Faith in Kevin Smith’s “Guardian Devil” and Netflix’s Daredevil
DANIEL D CLARK
Paper
Dreaming Kin: Neil Gaiman, G. K. Chesterton, and Sandman
Nicholas Katsiadas
Paper

Comedy insights: Orange is the New Black, The Office, and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Television
Becca Cragin
PresentersPresentation type
Flawed Thinking about Evolutionary Science Is a Liar Every Time: Logical Fallacies in It’s Always Sunny’s “Reynolds vs. Reynolds: The Cereal Defense”
Lincoln Hama
Paper
‘The Classifieds/A Glass of Ice’: Post-Truth Comedy and Community in Season 6 of Orange is the New Black
Becca Cragin
Paper
Using NBC’s Parks and Recreation to Teach Civic Engagement and Leadership
Cori Mathis
Paper

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