PCA/ACA

Schedule for Thursday, April 16

8:00am to 9:30am

Aging and Senior Culture I–Depictions on Film and Television of Diverse Doings of Older People

Aging and Senior Culture
Frederick John Augustyn, Jr.
PresentersPresentation type
The “May-December” Romance Queered: Representations of the Queer Elder in Same-gender, Intergenerational Romances Onscreen
JAMI MCFARLAND
Paper
Cable TV and Middle-Aged White Female Sexuality: HBO Subverts Cougar Tropes with Veep, Succession, and Mrs. Fletcher    
Carrie Anne Kancilia
Paper
Aging on streaming entertainment: A successful aging analysis of Netflix series and film trailers
Annette Masterson
Paper

Gothic V: Gendered Gothic

Gothic Literature, Film & Culture
Avery V. Morrison
PresentersPresentation type
Gothic Feminine, Feminine Gothic: Gender Presentation in Female Gothic Icons
Avery V. Morrison
Paper

The Novel and the Politics of Language

Literature, Politics, & Society
PresentersPresentation type
From White Robes to Red Cloaks: The Handmaid’s Tale and the Rhetorics of Reproductive Justice
Jenn Brandt
Paper
Managing Narration in Virginia Woolf’s Night and Day
Kara Wedekind
Paper

Teaching with Vampires

Vampire Studies
Round table
U Melissa Anyiwo
Lisa Nevarez, Colleen Karn, David L Hansen

Film I–Film History:Vaudeville, Lillian Gish, Plastic Surgery, & New Jersey

Film
PresentersPresentation type
From Stage to Page: The Connection of Vaudeville Performance to Early Screenwriting
Tom Slater
Paper
“Silencing the Silent Film Star: Bowling Green State University Removes Lillian Gish’s Name”
Susan Burris
Paper
Extreme Makeovers: Plastic Surgery, Gangsters, and World War I
Tiffany Weaver
Paper
New Jersey on Film: From 1960 to the Present Day
Marci Mazzarotto
Paper

VIII. Historicizing Slashers

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)
Shannon Blake Skelton
PresentersPresentation type
Freaks and Madmen: Disability in the Slasher Genre
Andrew Sydlik
Paper
Brutalised Men and Sensualised Women: An Analysis on the Disparity of Violence in the Friday the 13th Franchise
John Francis Kavanagh
Paper
Kids in Jeopardy: The Preadolescent in Teen Slasher Cinema
Mark Bernard
Paper
Marketing the Slasher: The Archive, Press Kits, Material Culture and Defying Genre
Shannon Blake Skelton
Paper

Instructing Outside the box: Innovative Teaching Techniques and Assignment Development

Professional Development
Benjamin Chad Whittle
PresentersPresentation type
Constructing Multimodal Arguments: Teaching the Thesis-Driven Video Essay
Anna Maria McMurray
Paper
A Review of Assignments for Implementation to Improve the Educational Experience in Media Management Courses
Benjamin Chad Whittle
Paper

Gender and Media Studies VII: Controversies in Music,  Drag TV, and Anthropomorphism in Television 

Gender & Media Studies
Debbie Phillips
PresentersPresentation type
“The Most Controversial Thing I Have Ever Done Is to Stick Around”: Recognizing the Cultural and Musical Legacies of Sinead O’ Connor, Alanis Morissette, and Janet Jackson
Kristin Lieb
Paper
Drag TV: The Generic Structures of Drag Reality-Competition Programming
Nathan Workman
Paper
Lions, Leopards, and Ladybugs: Reconstructing Gender Identities and Anthropomorphism in the Television Series “The Masked Singer”
Debbie Phillips
Paper

Performing Parenting: Online, “In Real Life,” and On Stage

Motherhood/Fatherhood & Popular Culture
PresentersPresentation type
Called By God: Authenticity and Authority Among Evangelical Homeschool Mommy Bloggers
Sarah M. Hedgecock
Paper
“The Popular is Political: Tracing the Development of ‘Fierce’ Motherhood Subjectivities from the “Soccer Mom” (1996) to the “Mama Dragons” (2017)”
Ashley Mattheis
Paper
Flying the Mommy Track: Women Airline Pilots as Working Mothers
Caroline E. Johnson
Paper
In the Spotlight and Behind the Curtain: Adult Autistic Performers and Parent Supports
Miranda J. Brady
Paper

Sports VII: Fantasy Sports History

Sports
Andrew J Ploeg
PresentersPresentation type
It’s Not Luck, It’s Skill: Sports Gambling and TV Coverage of Fantasy Football
Jamie Anderson
Alex Kupfer
Paper
The Numbers Game: The NBA v. Motorola, Real-Time Statistics, and the Rise of Online Fantasy Sports
Steven Secular
Paper
The Dawn of a New Era: How Free Agency Paved the Way for Fantasy Baseball
Andrew J Ploeg
Paper

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