PCA/ACA

Schedule for Thursday, April 18

11:30am to 1:00pm

Gay, Lesbian & Queer Studies III:  Queer Television Gay, Lesbian & Queer Studies III:  Queer Television

Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Studies
Traci B. Abbott
PresentersPresentation type
The Glee Effect 
Pryia O Lalchan
Paper
Getting Lesbian Sex “Right:” Sexual Communication & Pleasure in The Bold Type
Michaela Frischherz
Paper
Our Miss Brooks: Career Girls, Old Maids, and Lesbian Camp in 1950s Television
Barbara Jane Brickman
Paper
Trans Feminine Sex Workers and TV Crime Drama
Traci B. Abbott
Paper

Popular Culture and American Culture Studies and the Public Humanities: How Can We Support Each Other? With special guest Dr. Esther Mackintosh, President of the Federation of State Humanities Councils (part of the NEH)

2020 National PCA Meetings and Events 
Special event
Marty S Knepper

Disability Studies III: Further Media Depictions in TV and Film

Disability Studies 
Shannon R Wooden
PresentersPresentation type
“You sound cool. Want a job?”: Voice, Race and the Politics of ABC’s ‘Speechless’
Kate Prendella
Paper
Would You Rather: Compulsory Able-Bodiedness in The Lobster
Kayla D. Meyers
Paper
Disability as Emasculation and Redemption in Breaking Bad
Shannon R Wooden
Paper

What Did I Get Myself Into: Lessons Learned from Academic Writing and Publishing in Popular Culture 2.0

Professional Development
Yasue Kuwahara
PresentersPresentation type
What Did I Get Myself Into: Lessons Learned from Academic Writing and Publishing in Popular Culture 2.0
Yasue Kuwahara
Elizabeth M. Downey
Shaun Vigil
Alar Lipping
Crystal Anderson
Round table

Fashion Practice: Pedagogy & Research 

Fashion, Style, Appearance, Consumption & Design
David Loranger
PresentersPresentation type
       Project Luminous: An E-Textiles Workshop Study to Increase STEM/STEAM Interest in Middle School Girls  
India Callahan
Paper
Advancing Research in Modest Fashion Through Arts-based Methods
Romana Mirza
Paper

Teaching, Performing, and Medievalism

Medieval Popular Culture
Christina Francis
PresentersPresentation type
The Intersection between Medievalism and #metoo
Diana Vecchio
Paper
The Medieval Survey in the New Millennium:  Why My Teaching Continues to Change
Rick McDonald
Paper
Teaching medievalism : Mission impossible?
le minh guyen croquez
Paper

POETRY III. The Trenches, Trump, & Other Turning Points: Poetry Is Political

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
Mary Buchinger Bodwell
PresentersPresentation type
The Consummation of War: the Fetishization of the Macabre in World War I Trench Poetry
Todd Andrew Robinson
Paper
Writing in/as Response: Poems in the Trump Era and #MeToo Moment
Jessica Kristen Covil
Creative work
Every Poem is Political in DC 
Mary Buchinger Bodwell
Creative work

Fathers and Fatherhood in Books, Television, Video Games, and Film

Motherhood/Fatherhood & Popular Culture
Nathan Anderson
PresentersPresentation type
The Rhetoric of New Dad Survival Guides: How “Real Men” Raise Kids
Jonathan Seggelke
Paper
So You Think You Can Parent: Televisions Portrayals of Single Fathers and Twitter Users’ Responses
Laurena Bernabo
Jennifer Ann Turchi
Paper
From Superheroes to Superzeros: The Wrestler, Birdman, and Bad Dads
Nathan Anderson
Paper

Travel & Tourism VII

Travel and Tourism
Christy Fic
PresentersPresentation type
“Nothing is Appropriate”: Holocaust Tourism in Literature and Life
Lily Corwin
Paper
Curating the Spectacle of Confinement: America’s Landscapes of Prison Tourism
Judson Barber
Paper
“Prepare Yourself for the Worst”: Narratives of Fear in Late-Twentieth Century Women’s Travel Guides
Christy Fic
Paper

VIII. Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in Horror (Note: Do not Schedule During Annual Area Chairs Meeting!)

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)
Tiffany A. Bryant
PresentersPresentation type
Facing Fears about Disability in Horror
Andrew Sydlik
Paper
Reading Race and Gender in Universal’s 2017 Dark Universe Franchise Debut, The Mummy  
Rebecca Stone Gordon
Paper
The True Dark Horror: Examining Cultural Fears through Black Speculative Fiction
Marcus Haynes
Paper
From “Social Experiment” to “Tradition”: The Purge Franchise’s Framing of American Institutionalized Discrimination
Tiffany A. Bryant
Paper

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