PCA/ACA

Schedule for Thursday, April 16

8:00am to 9:30am

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

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

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

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

Teaching with Vampires

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

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

Music 1: Contemporary Sounds

Music
Thomas M. Kitts
PresentersPresentation type
“Waive Your Rights Like You Just Don’t Care”: Intertextuality and Satire in Bad Religion’s “Do the Paranoid Style”
Ellen Bernhard
Paper
The Black Parade Is Dead, Long Live the Black Parade: My Chemical Romance and the Public Performance of Emo Identities
Jordynn Erika Lane
Paper
“Please Pick Up the Phone” The 68-minute Opus of Between the Buried and Me
Alan Green
Paper
Mad Anthology: Redesigning the Local Music Experience
Ali Place (not registered)
Ringo Jones
Creative work

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

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