PCA/ACA

Schedule for Thursday, April 18

4:45pm to 6:15pm

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

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

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

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

6:30pm to 9:00pm

PCA Grand Reception Featuring April Ryan

Special event

8:15pm to 9:45pm

Romance area dinner

Romance
Dinner
Jodi McAlister, Heather Schell

Havana Habibi

Dance & Dance Culture
Film screening
Simone Ferro

African-American Culture Dinner

African-American Culture
Dinner
Elgie Sherrod

10:30pm to 11:45pm

Afrobeats Dance at Club Timehri

Dance & Dance Culture
Field trip or other outing
Giltrecia Head

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