PCA/ACA

Schedule for Thursday, April 18

4:45pm to 6:15pm

Film XI–Politics: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, John Wick, The Lobster, and Corporate Social Responsibility

Film
PresentersPresentation type
The Assassin Economy: Neoliberalism in John Wick
Daniel S. Traber
Paper
CSR and Film: Portrayals in Fiction
Paul Ziek
Melanie J. La Rosa (not registered)
Paper

Music 11: The Power of Music 1

Music
Nick Baxter-Moore
PresentersPresentation type
“Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken”, but Can They Be Inspired by Pop Empowerment Anthems?
Apryl D Prentiss
Paper
Memory and Community in Gamelan Sulukala
Jessica Rose Loranger
Paper
Intersectionality of Digital Technology and Folk-influenced Musical Traditions in Activism: A Case Study of Tom Morello and Ryan Harvey’s Firebrand Records
TJ Thompson
Paper
Rock for Change 
Nick Baxter-Moore
Paper

Queer Identities and Heteronormativity

Television
Andi McClanahan
PresentersPresentation type
Too white, too heterosexual, and too Christian but still watching: A critical analysis of social media posts surrounding Hallmark’s Christmas programming
Andi McClanahan
Paper
From the Drag Ball Club Scene to the (Reality/Drama) Television Screen: RuPaul’s Drag RacePose, and Dancing Queen’s Subversion and Reclamation of Television
Caleb Covington
Paper
A Technicolor Neverland: The Mid-Century American Suburb and the Queer Broadcast of Peter Pan
Christine Case
Paper

Visual Culture and the Impacts of Media/Medium

Visual Culture
Jeffrey Schneider
PresentersPresentation type
A visual reading of Time Magazine through images of faces
Ana Jofre
Kathleen PJ Brennan (not registered)
Vincent Berardi (not registered)
Paper
“Seeing-Through” Moody Images on Pinterest
Teresa Michelle Nowak
Paper
Recovery: The Photography of the Opioid Epidemic
Kelly Elizabeth Klingensmith
Paper

Feminism and the Feminine in SFF

Science Fiction and Fantasy
Lauri Evans Deason
PresentersPresentation type
Selling Wonder: A Marketing Case Study Of Warner Bros.’ Wonder Woman
Lauri Evans Deason
Paper
Girl from the Machine: Performing Femininity, Humanity, and Revenge in Ex Machina.
Courtney Landis
Paper
Why Rose Tico is the Best Character in the Star Wars Universe
Jason Paul Olsen
Paper

Gender, Performance, and Identity on the Internet

Internet Culture
Kristin Lieb
PresentersPresentation type
“Rawest Rapper Alive - Lil B” (Micro-)Celebrity, Postmodernism, and The BasedGod
DW Kamish
Paper
Dancing on Her Own? Internet Intertextuality in Robyn’s “Call Your Girlfriend” (2011)
Suraj Saifullah
Paper
#WAFGate: The Wife Acceptance Factor and Exclusion in the Online Audiophile Community
Kelli D Smith
Paper

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

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