PCA/ACA

Schedule for Thursday, April 18

1:15pm to 2:45pm

IX. Historicizing Horror

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)
Shannon Blake Skelton
PresentersPresentation type
‘Extreme Violence Directed at Women’: Genre History, Meta-Genre, and the Constitution of the Slasher Film
Carl Swanson
Paper
Troubling Visions: Häxan and the Role of Genre in the Silent Era
Erica Tortolani
Paper
Marketing Fear: Press Kits and the American Horror Film
Shannon Blake Skelton
Paper

Music 9: Jazz, Hip Hop, and More

Music
Eric Abbey, Ph.D.
PresentersPresentation type
Identity Crisis: The Intersection of Jazz and Queer History
Tara-Duncan Lawrence McLeod
Paper
Western Rock Stars in Eastern Bloc Stores: Capitalist Music Production and Communist Record Consumption
Sven Kube
Paper
“If I Say ‘Fuck’ Two More Times, That’s Forty-Six Fucks in This Fucked Up Rhyme”: Trends in the Occurrence of Taboo Language in Popular Music
Richard Henkle
Paper

Fifty Plus Years of Influence: Star Trek #2

Science Fiction and Fantasy
Margaret Mendenhall
PresentersPresentation type
History, Mystery, or Gift? The verisimilitude of time travel with Star Trek and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Part 1.
Rabecca L Connors
Paper
History, Mystery, or Gift? The verisimilitude of time travel with Star Trek and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Part 2.
Luke Leonard
Paper
Has Winter come to Star Trek?
Margaret Mendenhall
Paper

The Divination Review

Round table
Emily Auger
Cynthia Hogan, Shiva Kumar

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

Gay, Lesbian & Queer Studies IV:  Coming Out and Friends With Benefits

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies
PresentersPresentation type
‘I don’t fit there either’: Monogamous bisexual women’s experience of the UK bisexual community.
Dr Sarah Jane Daly
Paper
Friends with Benefits
Edward Joseph Ingebretsen
Paper
Renegotiating Coming Out Through Humor: Tumblr Coming Out Narratives
Misha Grifka
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

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
Nick Katsiadas
Paper

Dance and Dance Culture Lunch at Open City

Dance & Dance Culture
Get-together
Celeste Landeros

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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