PCA/ACA

Schedule for Thursday, April 18

4:45pm to 6:15pm

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

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

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

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

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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