PCA/ACA

Schedule for Thursday, April 18

4:45pm to 6:15pm

Gay, Lesbian & Queer Studies VI:  More Queer Politics

Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Studies
Bruce Drushel
PresentersPresentation type
The Intersection between Science and Media Representations of Gay Sexuality: A Shift from the anti-Discrimination Narrative to the Born This Way Narrative
Quang Ngo
Paper
Lessons from Cuba: On Revolution, LGBTQ Rights, and Community Engagement
Richard D Reitsma
Paper
 “I Will Fight (For) You”:  Donald Trump, The First Amendment, and the LGBTQ Community
Bruce Drushel
Paper

Images and Imagery in Detective Fiction

Mystery & Detective Fiction
PresentersPresentation type
Pregnant and Maternal Bodies in Lisa Gardner’s Crime Fiction
Pamela Bedore
Paper
Of Dubious and Questionable Mimicries: (De)Constructing the Guises and Guiles of Irene Adler in Holmesian Pastiche and Performance
Nicola R Govocek
Paper
“Reading Shaun Tan’s The Arrival as Detective Story”
Cathy Ryan
Creative work
“Won’t Someone Please Think of the Children?”: Fetishizing the Family Unit as Victims of Crime in “M” and “Nightmare on Elm Street”
Patrick Russell
Paper

Beauty, the Body, and Transformations

Fashion, Style, Appearance, Consumption & Design
Jessica Strübel
PresentersPresentation type
Auburn No Longer: How North America Rehabilitated Redheads through Popular Culture
Margie Burns
Paper
“I Now Pronounce You Divorced. You May Now Change Your Wardrobe:” An exploratory analysis of current trends and experiences in women’s post-divorce dress decisions
Genna F Reeves
Paper

Television Rhetorics

Rhetoric, Composition, and Popular Culture
Michael Donnelly
PresentersPresentation type
“That’s No Bull”: Representing Rhetoric on TV
Michael Donnelly
Paper
Crabs in a Barrel: Exploring Kairos Through a Reading of Atlanta
Joshua Botvin
Paper
Literally Hell: The Good Place, The Social Imaginary of Social Media, and The Inconvenient Cost of Opting Out
Jose Luis Quintero Ramirez
Paper
The Reality of “Fake News”: A Rhetorical Analysis
Nicholas Michael Messina
Paper

Gender and Media Studies XIII:  Masculinity, Sexuality, and Fatherhood

Gender & Media Studies
Taylor Joy Mitchell
PresentersPresentation type
The Reluctant Super Stud: Representing the Australian Single Man in Alvin Purple (1973)
Chelsea Barnett
Paper
Representations of adoptive fathers in children’s storybooks
Jacki Fitzpatrick
Paper
Erasing Sexuality: James Baldwin in Playboy
Taylor Joy Mitchell
Paper

GAME STUDIES 11: Interpersonal Contexts of Play

Game Studies
Rachael Marion Heller
PresentersPresentation type
Making Better Managers: Advice from Dungeon Masters about Dealing with Problem Players
Jessica Anne Robinson
Paper
The Complex Community of DotA 2
Dylan Grube
Paper
Playing Mind Games: How Mindfulness Practices in Gaming Impact Group Deliberation Quality
Melanie Loehwing
Krishna Desai
Paper
Leeroy Jenkins; Identity Formation, Investment, and Social Structure of a Guild in World of Warcraft
Rachael Marion Heller
Paper

Black Popular Culture-Special Topics: Session VI

Black Popular Culture—Special Topic 2020
PresentersPresentation type
The Black Dandy as Depicted in Minstrel Sheet Music in the Late 19th Century
Nicholas k Foulon
Paper
#HushHarbors: Get Out, GIFs, and Twitter
Katreena Alder
Paper
Weaponized Chocolate in Popular Culture: Gendered Whiteness’s Consumption of Black Bodies
Kwanda Ford
Paper

Arthurian Medievalism in Comics and Gaming

Medieval Popular Culture
Christina Francis
PresentersPresentation type
Beyond Silly: Arthurian Comic Medievalism
Jeff Massey
Paper
Past and Present Morgans: The Misogynistic Role of Morgan Le Fay in Comic Books
Jessie L Rogers
Paper
Tabletop Camelot: Arthurian Afterlives in Recent Cooperative Games (Arthur’s Realm, Albion’s Legacy, Shadows over Camelot)
Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand
Paper

Talking Intersectionality: Gender, Class, Race and More

Women’s Studies
PresentersPresentation type
Disappearing Women: The Triumph of Gender and Sexuality Studies in Academia
Cecili Marie Chadwick
Paper
Building a Better Disney Princess: Writing Ethnicity and the Feminist Hero’s Journey
Jenaira Martinez
Paper
Representation(s) of Gender in Popular Music Journalism 
Mary Beth Ray
Paper

Non-Fiction Writing IV: Places and Encounters

Non-Fiction Writing 
PresentersPresentation type
Dead at the Feet of Mother Ayahuasca
A.J. Ortega
Creative work
What I Was Magically Thinking
Cynthia A. Crane
Creative work
Space and Place: Traversing Geographies of Difference
Charnell Peters
Creative work

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