PCA/ACA

Schedule for Thursday, April 18

4:45pm to 6:15pm

III: Creating an Interdisciplinary Online Comics Course and Best Practices in Course Design

Education, Teaching, History & Popular Culture
Lori Parks
PresentersPresentation type
Panel:  “Creating an Interdisciplinary Online Comics Class and Best Practices in Comics Course Design”
Cathy Ryan
Paper
Designing a Comics Course Panel:  Creating an Interdisciplinary Online Comics Class
Caryn E. Neumann
Paper

Vampire Studies Business Meeting

Vampire Studies
Meeting
Lisa Nevarez, U Melissa Anyiwo

Aging and Senior Culture III: Assistance to the Aging and Ruby Slippers

Aging and Senior Culture
Frederick John Augustyn, Jr.
PresentersPresentation type
AARP Tax Volunteers:  Helping Elderly and Lower Income People Do Their Taxes
Richard Freed
Jim Stokes
Paper
The romantic partner as alzheimer’s caregiver:  Scripts and experiences in popular culture.
Guy Cunningham
Paper
Mentors & Coaches & Teachers, Oh My
Joan S Monk
Creative work

Exploring Dance Legacies

Dance & Dance Culture
Amanda Sieradzki
PresentersPresentation type
Parody and Meaning in Lost in Paris: Gesamtkunstwerk and Film Choreography
Ted Bain
Paper
The Agony of the Feet (a working title)
Darryl Kent Clark
Paper
Hawkins and Cunningham: Mirrored Philosophies and Divergent Praxes
Shay Ishii
Louis Kavouras
LeAnne Smith
Katherine Duke
Creative work

Hot Topics and Hashtags in Romancelandia:  #metoo, neurodiversity, #cockygate, and the “emotionally satisfying” ending

Romance
Sarah Ficke
PresentersPresentation type
Love in the Time of the #MeToo movement Teaching Paranormal Romance in 2018
Maria Ramos-Garcia
Paper
Happy for Whom? The Contingent Happy Ending in Romance Fiction
Jessica Matthews
Paper
The “Grandly and Inhospitably Strange World” of Heroines on the Autism Spectrum in Romance Fiction
Wendy Wagner
Paper
“Cockygate”:  Trademark Bullying, Romance Novels and Intellectual Property
Devon Fitzgerald Ralston
Paper

How We Learn About Nature & Disasters

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes
Robert Ficociello
PresentersPresentation type
Crowd-Sourcing the Apocalypse: Video-Gaming for Voluntary Extinction
Tom Hertweck
Paper
Nature Writing: Teaching Something You Don’t Believe In
Robert Ficociello
Paper
Video game disasters:  Reading Children’s Natural Disaster Video Games
Robert Bell
Paper
Horizon Zero Dawn’s Man-Made Disaster: Faro Industries and the Fear of Artificial Intelligence 
Gerardo M Muniz Villalon
Paper

Genre and Subgenre: Irony, Identity, and Politics

British Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
The Boats That Rocked: The Return of the Pirates of Air Waves.
Kirstin Bews
Paper
British-Arab Identity Politics in UK Hip-hop
Justin Williams
Paper
Formula of Gold and Lead:  John Christopher and the long road to The Hunger Games
Andrew Howe
Paper

Cultural Adaptation 3: Gender & Sexuality

PresentersPresentation type
The Beguiled: Blurring the Line Between “Gothic Misogyny” and Contemporary Female Rage
Veronica Diaz
Paper
“Did Dorothy dream I’d gape, forty-five years later, at her queer blond hair?”: “Peyton Place’s” Subversive Futures  
Josette Lorig
Paper
Outlander: The Female Gaze, Gender Roles, and Forming Communities 
Juliana Wall
Paper
TRANS-NATIONAL ADAPTATIONS OF THE CHURCH MOUSE, A CROSS-CLASS OFFICE ROMANCE OF THE EARLY 1930s
stephen sharot
Paper

Creative Fiction VI

Creative Fiction Writing
Lisa Muir
PresentersPresentation type
The Last Time
Vanessa Doerpinghaus
Creative work
Buggies
Angela Dawn Helmig
Creative work
The Falk Family Circus: Ekphrastic Prose
Ivan Rodden
Creative work
‘9066’ and ‘El Despoblado’
Chris Cartright
Creative work

XI. Horror on the Page

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)
Heide Crawford
PresentersPresentation type
Red as Blood: The Horror of Classic Fairy Tales
Lorna Piatti-Farnell
Paper
What Motivates a Monster? Karma, Curses, and Killing in Marie Corelli’s Ziska: The Problem of a Wicked Soul
Katie Magana
Paper
The Rat in “The Rats in the Walls”
Stephen Walker
Paper
“HOFFMAAANN!” “Jeez!”: Monster Theory, Kantian Aesthetics of the Sublime, and ETA Hoffmann’s Gothic Horror in Mike Mignola’s Hellboy in Hell
Heide Crawford
Paper

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