PCA/ACA

Schedule for Saturday, April 18

8:00am to 9:30am

Unholy litigants: Lucifer, Cyberbullying, and Secular Yoga 

Law and Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
Is Yoga Religious Under the First Amendment?
Sejal Singh
Paper
The Devil in Recent American Law
L. Joe Dunman
Paper
Death By Text
James Vines
Paper

XXIII. Critical Race and Ethnicity Analyses in Horror

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)
PresentersPresentation type
Jordan Peele’s Us Through the Lens of the Voodoo Zombie
Natalie Kate Wilson
Paper

Japan: Anime, Manga

Asian Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
It’s Like You’re There: Experiencing Sounds, Giongo, and Gitaigo in Skull-Face Bookseller Honda-San
Kay Krystal Clopton
Paper
Strange Romance: Female Desire for Gender-Crossing Men in Shojo Manga
Keiko Miyajima
Paper
Japanese Graphic Medicine: Essay Manga, Mental Illness, and Disability
CJ Suzuki
Paper
Boys and Their Robots: The Mechanized Boy in Anime
Wendy Goldberg
Paper

Film XIV–Women in Film: Motherhood, Magic, Women at the Wheel, & Elvira

Film
PresentersPresentation type
The Male Gaze and Motherhood: How Film Language Values Women’s Bodies Before, During, and After Motherhood
Alexis Romero Walker
Paper
Practical Magic: A Movie Made for the Female Audience
Megan Rutter
Paper
Road Trips: Women at the Wheel in Coppola’s and Scorsese’s New Hollywood
James Osborne
Paper
Elvira is Patriarchy’s Unpleasant Dream
Nicole Batchelor
Paper

Crafting Dracula’s Future 1

Vampire Studies
Kristin L. Bone
PresentersPresentation type
Crafting Dracula’s Future
Christine McDaniel
Creative work
Crafting Dracula’s Future 
Kristin L. Bone
Creative work

Art & Leisure:  Tattoos, Parkour, Disney, & Plus-Sized Pattern Making

Body and Culture
PresentersPresentation type
Soldiers, Sailors, and Surgical Specimens: A History of Tattoo Collections in America
Karly Etz
Paper
Parkour’s platforming: Productions of body and environment across media landscapes
Fidelia Lam
Paper
IMPROVING SIZING & FIT: PLUS SIZE BASIC DRESS SLOPERS FOR THE “NEW” AVERAGE AMERICAN WOMAN
ChaCha N Hudson
Kelly Cobb (not registered)
Creative work

IX: “A Better Person”: Pop Culture Pedagogy as Tool of Holistic Improvement

Education, Teaching, History & Popular Culture
Thomas Albritton
PresentersPresentation type
Winnie-The-Pooh as a Model of Growth Mindset
Thomas Albritton
Paper
How to Be A Really Forking Good Person: Education and The Good (Place)
Jordan Corson
Daniel Friedrich
Paper
Reshaping the Intention of Teaching: Recognizing the Canonical History of Harm and Teaching Healing Writing.
James Crawford
Paper
How the personal implementation of the principals found in Isaac Newton’s, The Principia: Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, leads to increased scholarly productivity for American undergraduate students
Zachary Tanner Reyna
Paper

Music 14: Dub and Electronica

Music
Eric Abbey, Ph.D.
PresentersPresentation type
Fresh Sounds: Indie Electronica in 1980s Kansas
Fran Connor
Paper
Lights, Cables, Noise: The Eurorack Synthesizer’s Rise to Fame
Gavin Fox
Paper
Voice of the People: Jamaican Music Collection and the Digital Collective Archive
Heather Augustyn
Paper
The New Sound: Dub in England and the spread of culture.
Eric Abbey, Ph.D.
Paper

I. Examining the Stakes of Literary Representation

Memory & Representation
Terry Cochran
PresentersPresentation type
Unwoke Edith Wharton: Reading The House of Mirth and The Age of Innocence in the current times
Maxime Blanchard
Paper
Mythological Figures of Care in Literary Aids Writings
Catherine Mavrikakis
Paper
Literary Thinking about the Programmed Obsolescence of Memory
Terry Cochran
Paper
Back to the (Gendered) Future: Nostalgia and the Feminist Impulse of Netflix’s Stranger Things and G.L.O.W.
Ann Ciasullo
Paper

VII. Marginalized Perspectives in Mystery and Detective Fiction

Mystery & Detective Fiction
PresentersPresentation type
Conventional Wisdom: The Power of Genre Formula in the Detective Novel
Phyllis Betz
Paper
“I Figured, If I Worked Harder Than They Did …”:  The Many Servant/Service Roles of Columbo’s Dogged Detective
Brennan McKinney Thomas
Paper
Nancy Spain’s Crime Fiction: Queer Pop Culture in the Pre-Stonewall Era
Rosy Mack
Paper
The case “Janet Evanovich”: what future lies ahead for the Stephanie Plum series?
Solange Garnier-Fox
Paper

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