PCA/ACA

Schedule for Friday, April 17

8:00am to 9:30am

Fanon and Paratexts

Fan Culture & Theory
PresentersPresentation type
From Barchester Towers to Pomfret Towers: The Trollopian Fanfiction of Angela Thirkell
Lorena O'English
Paper
You know nothing, Dan & Dave: Producer commentary and ontological insecurity in Game of Thrones
Nicole Isabel Chavannes
Paper

Film VIII–Ari Aster’s Hereditary & Midsommar

Film
PresentersPresentation type
The Dark and the Light: Explorations of Grief and Community in Ari Aster’s Hereditary and Midsommar
Rebecca L Willoughby
Paper
Happy Midsommar: Imagined Spaces and Heterotopias of Ritual in Ari Aster’s Midsommar
Emily Diana Reese
Paper

COMEDIC VAMPIRES

Vampire Studies
Cecilia Abate
PresentersPresentation type
What is a Vampire?: Making Dracula Funny in Pop Culture
Lauren Barbour
Paper
The Relationship Between Vampire Self-Consciousness and Social Strata in Being Human (UK) & What We Do In The Shadows
Cecilia Abate
Paper

Dime Novel and Series Book Authors

Children/Young Adult Series Books and Dime Novels
Marlena E Bremseth
PresentersPresentation type
Potboilers:  The Love Stories of Edward Stratemeyer
James D. Keeline
Paper
Sensational Serials, Sunday School Stories, and Series Fiction: The Life and Career of Margaret Kerr Hosmer
Deidre Johnson
Paper
Joseph B. Ames: Author of stories of the American West, the Boy Scouts and more
William Gowen
Paper
Not Necessarily Lost but Certainly Found: Philip S. Warne’s A Goddess in Exile; or, the Spanish Plotters
Marlena E Bremseth
Paper

XV. Representations of Various Female Archetypes in Horror

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)
Colleen Karn
PresentersPresentation type
At the Intersection of  Infanticide and Matricide: Becoming the Lack in Robert Eggers’ The Witch
Charles E. Hicks
Paper
Sharp Women: The Psychological Horror of Violent Women in Sharp Objects
Lauren Nicole Kennedy
Paper
Reclaiming the W-Word: Witch as Champion of Feminism in American Horror Story & The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
Colleen Karn
Paper

Objects, Sounds and Trajectories in Visual Culture

Visual Culture
PresentersPresentation type
A Face Made For Money: Visual Representation, Ideological Inscription, and Monetary Design
Daniel Gilmore
Paper
The Vernacular as Object: Pearl Jam’s “No Code” 
Michael Sell
Paper
Recovery: The Photography of the Opioid Epidemic, Part II
Kelly Elizabeth Klingensmith
Paper

Who Are We? Contested Religious Identities

Religion and Culture
Amanda Bourne
PresentersPresentation type
“The Christian Rockumentary: Navigating Crossover Success and the Secular-Sacred Divide”
Zachary Ingle
Paper
LGBTQ+ Allies: Struggles from within the United Methodist Church with Speaking Out and Silence
Kathy Brady
Paper
Homiletic fiction and the aesthetics of mediocrity in evangelical culture
Kenneth Paradis
Paper

V: Not Another Brick in the Wall: Pop Culture Considerations in Teaching and Learning

Education, Teaching, History & Popular Culture
Cathy Leogrande
PresentersPresentation type
Girls Rule and Boys Drool: Adolescent Relationships in Stranger Things
Cathy Leogrande
Paper
Rubí is my Professor: How I use the telenovela to teach Voice and Diction
Frank Cipriani
Paper
Self Determination Theory, Participatory Culture, and Open Pedagogy: Creating Environments that Motivate Learners
Cathie LeBlanc
Paper
Pop Culture Pedagogy: Musical Lyricism as Poetic Text, Thought Provocation, and Student Engagement
Justin Lerner
Paper

Music 8: Politics

Music
Garth Alper
PresentersPresentation type
The Hutchinson Family’s Temperance Songs: Popular Music with a Purpose
Christina L. Reitz
Paper
Music and Emotion in the Cold War East and West
Raymond Andrew Patton
Paper
“I Want to Break Free”: Queen in South Africa
Lacy Noel Molina
Paper
From Social Protest to Pop Confection: The Remarkable Range of Stevie Wonder’s Voice, Lyrics, and Music
Garth Alper
Paper

Gender and Media Studies XII: Rape Narratives in Popular Culture 

Gender & Media Studies
Renee A. V. Dupree
PresentersPresentation type
#MeToo is for The Boys: Feminizing the raped geek male
Marissa Salas
Paper
From Perpetrator to Victim: A Shift In Rape Narratives In Popular Television
Emma Lynn
Paper
Campus Rape Seen: Law & Order SVU and Anti-Rape Performance
Elaine Michelle Cannell
Paper
Does Rape Culture Really Exist?
Renee A. V. Dupree
Paper

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