PCA/ACA

Schedule for Wednesday, April 17

8:00am to 9:30am

Altered Carbon and Black Mirror

Science Fiction and Fantasy
Yvonne Leach
PresentersPresentation type
Altered Carbon’s Poe – Precedents for “Sentient Places” in Sci-fi TV
Yvonne Leach
Paper
Corruption is Only Skin Deep: Corrupted Capitalism and Technology in Altered Carbon
Artis Akard Gunn
Paper
Spoiler Alert: SF as Prophecy and Reflection in Black Mirror
Sharon Henry
Paper
The Dystopian Arc of Black Mirror’s ‘Arkangel’
Stacy Esch
Paper

Understanding our advertising world

Advertising
PresentersPresentation type
Decreasing Advertising Revenues in College Media; Moving to Digital-First Media
Sandy York
Paper
Push to Pull: Increasing Brand Loyalty for Citizens of the Mobile Village
Nicholas Artman
Paper

9:45am to 11:15am

Netflix, Binging, and Genre

Television
Candice D Roberts
PresentersPresentation type
The Loss of Silence in Episodic Storytelling: Binge-Watching and the New Narrative
Caitlin Stuckey
Paper
Genre Game Changer: The Netflix Era of Television
Alexis N Isaac
Paper
The Anecdote to Bingeing: New Anthology Television
Candice D Roberts
Paper
The Surprise Drop: UnREAL Season Four, The Cloverfield Paradox, and Evolving Patterns in Streaming Video Distribution and Consumption
Cory Barker
Paper

Whedonverses

Science Fiction and Fantasy
Heather M. Porter
PresentersPresentation type
We are all Dolls: Consciousness & Sleep in the Whedonverse
Heather M. Porter
Paper
The Political Economy of Joss Whedon’s Firefly
Thomas Frank Strychacz
Paper
Dr. Horrible, Incels, and the Manosphere: The Status Is Not Quo
Molly Brayman
Paper
Ripley, Alice, and Echo: Three Examples of Corporate Malfeasance and the Female Body
Sherry Ginn
Paper

Gender and Media Studies I: Excessive Difference, Monstrous Ethnicity and Queer Performativity in Media

Gender & Media Studies
Carlos Gabriel Kelly
PresentersPresentation type
She-Wolf in the Closet: Shakira’s Queer Desire and Ravenous Heteronormativity
Danielle Alexis Orozco
Bonnie R Opliger
Arielle Irizarry
Paper
“Claiming a Space: Hybrid Epistemologies and Irreconcilable Antagonisms in BRUJOS”
Arielle Irizarry
Danielle Alexis Orozco
Paper
Grace Quek’s Monstrous Sexuality: Ambiguity and Victimhood in Gough Lewis’ Sex: The Annabel Chong Story
Bonnie R Opliger
Paper

I. Above Ground and Beneath

Cemeteries & Gravemarkers
PresentersPresentation type
Not Underground Atlanta
John Soward Bayne
Paper
Eklutna Cemetery
Annette Stott
Paper
Creating Cultural Memory in Transylvania: The Knight King Pilgrimage Route  
Joyce Corbett
Paper
TEXAS: A Typical State’s Guaranteed Protection of Its Cemeteries
Scott J Baird
Paper

Advertising & gender roles/stereotypes

Advertising
PresentersPresentation type
Taking Its Toll: Years of Advertising Portraying Women in Cleaning, Nurturing, Serving, and Seducing Roles
Kathleen A Lawrence
Creative work
Beyond Femvertising: Influencers in the Age of #MeToo
Neil H Feinstein
Minna Aslama Horowitz (nonpresenting coauthor)
Paper
A Critical Analysis of Femvertising: En-gendering Empowerment and Consumer Activism
Aya Sami Shata
Wanhsiu Sunny Tsai (nonpresenting coauthor)
Paper

11:30am to 1:00pm

Understanding our advertising world II

Advertising
PresentersPresentation type
When Markers Meet Marketing: Ethnicity, Race, Hybridity, and Kinship in Genetic Genealogy Television Advertising
Christine Scodari
Paper

Afrofuturism and Black Expressive Futures

Black Performing Arts Area
PresentersPresentation type
Janelle Monae and Missy Elliott: Black Artists of the Future. 
Caleb Royal McKinley-Portee
Paper
The Afrofuturistic Feminist Idenity; Understanding Eve Ewing and Janelle Monae
Alison Sigman-Powell
Paper

PCA Endowment Luncheon

2019 National PCA Meetings and Events 
Meeting

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