PCA/ACA

Schedule for Saturday, April 15

8:00am to 9:30am

Film and Television Representations of Hawaii and Oceania

Visual Culture
PresentersPresentation type
“Your people get this better than anyone”: Travis Manawa’s Oceanic Subtexts in Fear the Walking Dead
Cheryl D. Edelson
Paper
‘Heavy Cargo”: Unpacking Cargoism with John Kneubuhl’s “The Perils of Penrose” (Adventures in Paradise, 1961)
Stanley Orr
Paper
Disney’s “Polynesia”
Craig Svonkin
Paper

Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Studies XII: More Identities

Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Studies
Christopher Pullen
PresentersPresentation type
The Life and Times of a Girl Raised by Lesbians
Leah Marie Handy
Paper
Myra’s Legacy: Cis Partners of Transwomen in Popular Film & Television
Traci Abbott
Paper
UK Identifications of Queer Europe: Referendum, Song Contest and Abject Citizenship
Christopher Pullen
Paper

Global Fandoms

Fan Culture and Theory
PresentersPresentation type
Western Rock Music Consuption Patterns among Chinese University Fans
Runchao Liu
Paper
Transnational fandom in translation: manga readers and anime viewers outside of Japan
June Madeley
Paper

IV. Literary Powers of Representation

Memory and Representation
Naomi Saslaw
PresentersPresentation type
Poetics As “Inaugural Violence”: The Limits, Imperatives, and Ethical Possibilities of Representing Trauma in M. NourbeSe Philip’s Zong!
Jorge Enrique Cartaya
Paper
Representations of Dying and Living in Tuesdays with Morrie and “Dax” (Medical Ethics)
Naomi Saslaw
Paper

Game Studies 14 - Break

Game Studies

2018 Conference