Category Archives: Conference

PCA Schedule – Sat 20th April 2019

“It Was Hot the Night We Burned Chrome”: Towards co-existence in the Cyberworld and the Phenomenal World Christopher Ketcham Androids, Cyborgs, and Robots, Oh My! #2 Saturday 8:00am – 9:30am Before Blade Runner: HBO’s Westworld and Čapek’s R.U.R. T. Ross … Continue reading

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PCA Schedule – Fri 19th April, 2019

A Decade of Disruption: The Narratologist View of the MCU Heather Urbanski Marvel Cinematic Universe Friday 8:00am – 9:30am Don’t Touch My Stuff: Tony Stark as a Non-State Actor in the MCU Hannah Megna Marvel Cinematic Universe Friday 8:00am – … Continue reading

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PCA Schedule – Wed 18th April 2019

Prime Dick II: P.K. Dick’s Electric Dreams Jake Jakaitis Blade Runner: Then and Now Thursday 8:00am – 9:30am “I Know What’s Real”: Women, Men, Bodies and Subjectivity in Altered Carbon and Blade Runner 2049 AJ DeLong Blade Runner: Then and … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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CFP- Batman in Popular Culture Conference – 30 Dec 2018

Call for Papers Batman in Popular Culture Conference Friday, April 12 and Saturday April, 13 2019 Bowling Green State University Bowling Green, Ohio, USA The Department of Popular Culture and the Browne Popular Culture Library at Bowling Green State University … Continue reading

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SFF Paper Prizes 2018

Congrats to our two winners for the annual conference paper prize at PCA Faculty/Independent Scholar Carey Millsap-Spears -“Sometimes you need to roll a hard six”   Student Finola Prendergast – “Diverging Dystopias: Why Brave New World and Divergent at not … Continue reading

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CFP: A Celebration of Slashers

Call for Discussion Topics and Panel Proposals: A Celebration of Slashers DePaul University Now accepting submissions and ideas for the sixth annual Pop Culture Colloquium at DePaul University in Chicago! DePaul University’s College of Communication is hosting a one-day celebratory … Continue reading

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