PCA/ACA

Schedule for Thursday, April 18

1:15pm to 2:45pm

POETRY IV. Yaris, Thriller, & Lana Del Rey: Poetry of Tech & Pop Culture

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
Anna Sandy Elrod
PresentersPresentation type
“Yaris”
Nick B. Nusbaumer
Creative work
Love Songs for Generation X: Poems on Popular Culture
Gwen Hart
Creative work
I Heard It In A Lana Del Rey Song: The Accessibility Of Poetry
Anna Sandy Elrod
Paper

Circus City, USA

Circus and Sideshow Culture 
Film screening
Stacey Mascia-Susice, Adam Michael Wright

Dance and Dance Culture Lunch at Open City

Dance & Dance Culture
Get-together
Celeste Landeros

Healing the Hurt: How We Respond to Disasters

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes
Jacquelyn Southern
PresentersPresentation type
Visual Symbology in the Process of Healing from Hate
Ferris Werbin Crane
Creative work
“What Have They Done to the Rain?”: Nature and the Atom In Cold War Protest Songs
Jacquelyn Southern
Paper
The Centenary of the Great Molasses Flood
Ian Roberts
Paper
No Rooom on the Boat? Pets vs. People in Disaster Relief Efforts
Amy Lantinga
Paper

Watching (and Reading) What We Eat II

Food in Popular Culture
Roger Adams
PresentersPresentation type
Italian Cuisine and Culture
Sandra Pesoli
Paper
Notes from a Wine Underground: Rosé Mansions, Master Somms, and the Wine Subculture of the United States
Aaron McCullough
Paper
Sweet Industry: Cartoons, Confectionery, and the Great Depression
Sarah Elisabeth Adams
Paper
“Of course we’re hipsters”: Intersecting demographics, identities, and audiences in the resurgence of rum and whiskey production in the Midatlantic United States
Erica A. Farmer
Paper

Fashion Potpourri

Fashion, Style, Appearance, Consumption & Design
Anne Frances Peirson-Smith
PresentersPresentation type
It’s a t-shirt. What’s the big deal? America’s Obsession with the T-Shirt  
Rudy H Lopez
Paper
Examining Cats: Cute versus Interesting
Thorsten Botz-Bornstein
Paper
Fashion Knowledge: How recombined fashion fields create a new fashion reality
Ellen Anders
Paper
Back to the Future: The critical role of fashion archives in preserving, curating and narrating fashion stories
Anne Frances Peirson-Smith
Ben Oscar Peirson-Smith
Paper

Cultural Adaptation 1: Samurai & Detectives

PresentersPresentation type
A Black Sherlock Holmes: Race, Nation, and the History of an Icon
Ann McClellan
Paper
A Study in “Red,” or how the Soviets filmed the most British Sherlock Holmes of all time
Olga Silverman
David S. Silverman
Paper
Adaptation as Cultural Reaping: Red Harvest through Space/Time/Genre
Glenn Jellenik
Paper

Children’s and YA Literature and Culture IV: Gendered Bodies

Children’s and YA Literature and Culture
Alaine Martaus
PresentersPresentation type
(Not) Enjoying Being a Girl: Unpacking Humor and the Diary in Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging
Rachel Rickard Rebellino
Paper
“From the Inside”: The Dangerous Work of Female Sexuality in Orphan Island
Josh Williams
Paper
Becoming Anyone: Discursive and Material Constructions of the YA Body in Cinder
Tessa Swehla
Paper

Medievalism and Historicity

Medieval Popular Culture
Christina Francis
PresentersPresentation type
Grasping at the Straw of History’s Thatch: F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Medievalism
Liam O. Purdon
Paper
“Once More into the Breach!” – Brexit and England Against France (Again).
John C. Ford
Paper

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

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