PCA Schedule – Wed 17th April 2019

Altered Carbon’s Poe – Precedents for “Sentient Places” in Sci-fi TV Yvonne Leach Altered Carbon and Black Mirror Wednesday 8:00am – 9:30am
Corruption is Only Skin Deep: Corrupted Capitalism and Technology in Altered Carbon Artis Akard Gunn Altered Carbon and Black Mirror Wednesday 8:00am – 9:30am
Spoiler Alert: SF as Prophecy and Reflection in Black Mirror Sharon Henry Altered Carbon and Black Mirror Wednesday 8:00am – 9:30am
The Dystopian Arc of Black Mirror’s ‘Arkangel’ Stacy Esch Altered Carbon and Black Mirror Wednesday 8:00am – 9:30am
We are all Dolls: Consciousness & Sleep in the Whedonverse Heather M. Porter Whedonverses Wednesday 9:45am – 11:15am
Alice doesn’t live here anymore… and neither does Echo: The Female Hero and the Corporate Machine Sherry Ginn Whedonverses Wednesday 9:45am – 11:15am
The Political Economy of Joss Whedon’s Firefly Thomas Frank Strychacz Whedonverses Wednesday 9:45am – 11:15am
Dr. Horrible, Incels, and the Manosphere: The Status Is Not Quo Molly Brayman Whedonverses Wednesday 9:45am – 11:15am
Celebrating 25 Years:  Through the Wormhole with ST: DS9 Elizabeth Anne Thomas Fifty-Plus Years and We’re Still Watching: Star Trek #1 Wednesday 11:30am – 1:00pm
Visualizing Empire: Adventure Narratives and Imperialism in Star Trek: Voyager Leigh McKagen Fifty-Plus Years and We’re Still Watching: Star Trek #1 Wednesday 11:30am – 1:00pm
Star Trek’s “City on the Edge of Forever”–Why peace movements matter Michelle Tabit Fifty-Plus Years and We’re Still Watching: Star Trek #1 Wednesday 11:30am – 1:00pm
Trekking the Binary: How Attempts at Inclusivity Reinforce Gendered Expectations of Performance Matthew Nicosia Fifty-Plus Years and We’re Still Watching: Star Trek #1 Wednesday 11:30am – 1:00pm
Fantastic Narratives in the Games of Ryan Laukat Stan Hunter Kranc Fantastic and Mythological Illustrations Wednesday 1:15pm – 2:45pm
If you can’t tell, does it matter? Using Fantasy as a Coping Mechanism in Pan’s Labyrinth and Westworld. Rachael Anne Crosbie Fantastic and Mythological Illustrations Wednesday 1:15pm – 2:45pm
Dinosaurs and Popular Culture Becca Justinus Fantastic and Mythological Illustrations Wednesday 1:15pm – 2:45pm
Man & Myth & Science Fiction: The Influence of Johnny Appleseed in Science Fiction Pamela Achenbach Fantastic and Mythological Illustrations Wednesday 1:15pm – 2:45pm
Refugees, Justice, and the American Way: Supergirl Resists the Alt-right Derek Sweet Our Dystopian Times #1 Wednesday 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Warlocks and Warheads: Post-American Gothic in American Horror Story: Apocalypse Rikk Mulligan Our Dystopian Times #1 Wednesday 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Babylon 5 and President Clark… I mean Trump… no, I mean Clark: Authoritarianism Realized and Confronted—when speculative fiction becomes reality. Toby Braden Johnson Our Dystopian Times #1 Wednesday 3:00pm – 4:30pm
And The Void Stared Back: Nietzsche, Nihilism, and the Reason We Need Superheroes Abigail Moore Our Dystopian Times #1 Wednesday 3:00pm – 4:30pm
“There is More Than One Kind of Freedom … Freedom to and Freedom from”: Cultural Tightness in The Handmaid’s Tale and The Walking Dead Ann Marie Burton Our Dystopian Times #2 Wednesday 4:45pm – 6:15pm
How Do You Argue with Fox Mulder?: Perpetuating and Debunking Conspiracy Theories and Pseudoscience on The X-Files Caitlin Kirby Our Dystopian Times #2 Wednesday 4:45pm – 6:15pm
Thanos and The Empire did Nothing Wrong: The Rise of Nationalism in Subreddit Fandom Culture Abraham Mullican Our Dystopian Times #2 Wednesday 4:45pm – 6:15pm
Perfect Love Alexandra Balasa Creative Writing Wednesday 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Fantastical/Sci-Fi Creative Writing Sultana Raza Creative Writing Wednesday 6:30pm – 8:00pm
 “He Doesn’t Know You Like I do:” Barbara Kean’s Sex Appeal and Gotham’s Woman Problem​ Carey Millsap-Spears Romancing the SciFi Wednesday 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Making Monster Love: Monstrous Erotics in The Shape of Water, Border, and Beyond Zoe McDonald Romancing the SciFi Wednesday 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Monstrous Touch: An exploration of organic science fiction interfaces Justin Robert Matthews Romancing the SciFi Wednesday 6:30pm – 8:00pm
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