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THURSDAY MAY 9th REGISTRATION 11:30am-5:00pm Pre-Function Space 5th Floor _________________________________________ SESSION 1 Thursday 12:15pm-1:45pm _________________________________________ 1A Strategy 3 Fan Action Chair: Nicholas P. Greco Providence University College Shannon Cole and Mariel Concepcion Independent Scholars An Act of Fandom: Slash Fangirls and Their Guilty Consciences Candie Syphrit Kington SUNY- Buffalo Con Culture: A Taxonomy of Fans and Fan Conventions Vanessa Girouard Western University Language Ideologies and Stylistic Choices of Fanfiction Readers and Writers ________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ 1C Upper Fallsview Studio A Women, Experience, and Music Chair: Laura Wiebe McMaster University Tamar Faber Western University Hip-Hop Feminism, Hip-Hop Journalism and the Black Female Experience: No one will speak for us but ourselves Margaret Rowley Indpendent Scholar For a Girl, You Really Throw Down: Women DJs in Chicago House Music Brittany Da Silva McMaster University We Will Rise: Angela Gossow and the Appropriation of the Strong Female Figure Within Metal Culture ______________________________________________________ SESSION 2 Thursday 2:00pm-3:30pm ______________________________________________________ 2A Strategy 2 Encounters and Subjectivities within Art and Consumer Culture Chair: Anouk Blanger UQAM- University of Quebec in Montreal Virginie Riopel UQAM- University of Quebec in Montreal Culture Beyond Categories: The Case of W Magazines Annual Art Issue Jeffrey Douglas McMaster University Domestic Waste in Neopastoral Space: A Theory of Things for the Age of Disposability Anouk Blanger UQAM- University of Quebec in Montreal The Popular Life of Postering in Montreal _______________________________________________________ 2B Strategy 3

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2013 Conference Schedule | Popular Culture Association of Canada

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Marketing, Advertising, and New Media Chair: Nick Baxter-Moore, Brock University Estee Fresco Western University Pop is the New Tobacco: Opposition to Coca-Cola and Big Tobaccos Sponsorship of Sporting Mega-Events Cheryl Williams York University Generation Buy: The Commercialization of Childhood Through Advergames, Immersive Mobile Apps and Branded Virtual Worlds _______________________________________________________ 2C Strategy 5 Interrogating Documentary Cinema Chair: Tim Kaposy Niagara College Tim Kaposy Niagara College The Forensic Aesthetic of Documentary Film Michael Meneghetti Brock University Acts and Frictions: Bodily Comportment and Meaning in Beauty Day ______________________________________________________ 2D Strategy 7 Asian/American Chair: Jennifer Tebbe-Grossman MCPHS University Allan Austin Misericordia University Exploring a Cave of Horrors: Batman and the Incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II Danielle Wong McMaster University Race at the Buzzer: Linsanity and the Madness of Time ___________________________________________________________ 2E Upper Fallsview Studio A Lyrics and Literature Chair: Thomas M. Kitts St. Johns University Josh Augustino and Geoff Lawson Brock University Interpreting Graphic Physicality: Popular Music Lyrics and Corporeality Stacy Pratt SUNY-Jefferson The Power and the Story: Heavy Metals Literary Canon Sarah Abd El-Salam Universit dOttawa La ncessit dune double diffusion chez Loco Locass : entre rap et posie COFFEE BREAK 3:30-3:45 Pre Function Space 5th Floor SESSION 3 Thursday 3:45pm-5:15pm ______________________________________________________________ 1B Strategy 7 Sport: Masculinity, Drugs, Violence Chair: Matthew Ventresca Queens University Cheryl MacDonald Concordia University Gongshow Nation? Examining Cultural Constructions of the Canadian Major Junior Ice Hockey Player

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Andrea Quinlan York University and Curtis Fogel Lakehead University Sexual Violence and Exploitation in Hyper-Masculine Sports Curtis Fogel Lakehead University Bio-Medical Wars in Sport: Ongoing Issues in the Prevention of Athletic Doping _______________________________________________________________________ 3A Strategy 3 Class, Crisis and Economics on Screen Chair: Stuart Henderson, McMaster University Michael Curran York University/Ryerson University Eventalizing Crisis: Cinematic Narrativizations of the Global Financial Crisis Jocelyn Gadbois Concordia University/Universit de Montral Lhistoire de lhistoire de la famille Lavigueur ou le parcours hroque de parvenus ____________________________________________________________ 3B Strategy 5 Reading the Sci-Fi Body Chair: Malisa Kurtz Brock University Tess Jewell York University/Ryerson University Seeing the Dark Side of Technology: The Blind as Harbinger in Cyberpunk Film Cath Duchastel York University Friendship, family and community: A crip reading of the Fay/Human world of Lost Girl Malisa Kurtz Brock University Postcolonial Negotiations: Becoming Animal in Lauren Beukess Zoo City (2010) _________________________________________________________ 3C Strategy 7 Aesthetics of Fashion Chair: Chris Richardson Young Harris College Chris Richardson, Annie Laurie Hunter, Ashton Jones, Austin Thomas Young Harris College Media Research Collective Suited for Gangsterism: Popular Fashion and Criminality in the New York Times Sara Rodrigues York University Palatable Pubes: A Foucaultian Reading of Vulval Aestheticization Jennifer Martin Western University The New Conspicuousness: Social Medias Impact on Consumption Practices Through Fashion and Style Blogs __________________________________________________________ 3D Upper Fallsview Studio A Gender and Music Culture Chair: Justine Moller, Brock University Katarina Knezovic McMaster University Yesterdays Feelings: Emo Culture, Sentimentality, and Troubling Masculinity Aidan Moir York University Video Games: Music, Labour, and Identity 5:30-6:30 GRADUATE STUDENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SESSION Upper Fallsview Studio A

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Navigating the Job Market A roundtable discussion with participants at various stages of their careers. CONFERENCE OPENING RECEPTION 7pm-11pm w/Buffet Plus Cash Bar (All Conference Attendees will receive two complimentary drink tickets) FEATURING LIVE MUSIC FROM TORONTO RECORDING ARTIST BidiniBand (onstage approx. 8pm) Featuring Dave Bidini (ex-Rheostatics) HARD ROCK CLUB (Sheraton on the Falls) FRIDAY MAY 10th REGISTRATION 8am-5pm Pre Function Space 5th Floor

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 7:30am-8:30am Pre Function Space 5th Floor ___________________________________________________________ SESSION 4 Friday 8:30am-10:00am ___________________________________________________________ 4A Strategy 2 Theatre and the Popular Chair: Brigitte Bogar Independent Scholar Brigitte Bogar Independent Scholar Andrew Lloyd Webber: Musical structure in The Phantom of the Opera & Love Never Dies Christopher Innes York University Popular Shakespeare: Musical Adaptations Christine Korte York University/Ryerson University Staging the Commodity in Vinge/Mllers Borkman ______________________________________________________________ 4B Strategy 3 Theorizing In/Through Popular Culture Chair: Anthony Synnott Concordia University Adam Guzkowski Trent University Teaching Texts and Generic Tendencies: Transformative Learning and Science Fiction Literature Michael Thorn York University/Ryerson University The Uses and Abuses of Psychoanalysis: Oedipal Conflict in Life of Pi and the Christian Ex-gay Movement? Anthony Synnott Concordia University Sapiens, Duplex or Lupus? Re-Thinking Human Nature _______________________________________________________________ 4C

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Strategy 5 Pop Culture Influences on the Masculinities of Contemporary Television Chair: Terrance McDonald Brock University Terrance McDonald Brock University Mediated Bromance: The Influence of Film on Homosocial Relationships in The Big Bang Theory & Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia Justin Shaw Wilfrid Laurier University The Fall of Hegemonic Masculinity in Mad Men Michelle Hakimyar Brock University Exploring the Culture of Nerdom in Square Pegs and Freaks and Geeks: The Growing Popularity of Nerds in Teen-Pics ___________________________________________________________ 4D Strategy 7 Production, Meaning and the Role of the Graphic Novelist Chair: Neil Shyminsky University of Toronto Ryan Cadrette Concordia University Superheroes in Peril: Crises of Legitimacy in Comic Book Production Neil Shyminsky University of Toronto From Palookaville to Essex County: Examining the Nationalist Phase in Canadian Cartooning Natalja Chestopalova Ryerson University Psychology of Loss and Mourning in Popular Culture: Looking at Trauma through Jeff Lemires Graphic Fiction __________________________________________________________ 4E Upper Fallsview A Race with the Devil: The Racial Politics of Heavy Metal Music and Fandom or, Who Gets To Play with Heavy Metal, Anyway? Chair: Andy R. Brown Bath Spa University Kevin Fellezs Columbia University Edge of Insanity: Tony MacAlpine and Virtuosity as Transcendence Andy R. Brown Bath Spa University A League of Extraordinary Djentlemen? Geekdom, Virtuosity and the Relative Un-marking of Race in On-line Progressive-metal Fandom Threads _________________________________________________________ COFFEE BREAK 10am-10:15am Pre Function Space 5th Floor _________________________________________________________ SESSION 5 Friday 10:15am-11:45am __________________________________________________________ 5A Strategy 2 Portraits, Images and Representation Chair: N.C. Christopher Couch Trinity College N.C. Christopher Couch Trinity College The Visual Language of Life: Hubert Rogerss Official Painting of the Quebec Conference and the Role of Illustration in Official Imagery Kalli Paakspuu University of Toronto Dialogue Without Words: George Catlin and American Indian Voice In Portraits ___________________________________________________________ 5B Strategy 3 Catching Pop Culture Fire: Analyzing The Hunger Games

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Chair: Adam Carlson University of Alberta Emily Hiltz Carleton University Crossing Borders: The Hunger Games Engineered Monsters Jasmine Elliott University of Calgary I Can Survive Just Fine Without Either of Them: The Feminist Rhetoric of Katniss Adam Carlson University of Alberta Playing Politics: Negative Liberty, Recent Fiction, and other Neoliberal Revisions of the Present _______________________________________________________ 5C Strategy 7 Performance and Identity Chair: Laine Zisman Newman Ryerson University Laine Zisman Newman Ryerson University Within Queer Walls: Addressing the Ephemerality of Queer Womens Performance Spaces Allyson Woodrooffe York University Flash Mobs: Community and Social Media Janelle Joseph York University and Rinaldo Walcott Ontario Institute of Studies in Education, University of Toronto Physical Cultures as Ephemeral Acts of Citizenship ______________________________________________________ 5D Upper Fallsview A Mediating Indie in Pop Music Culture Chair: Scott Henderson Brock University Nicole Lemieux Brock University We want to be pleasantly surprised, not expectedly let down: Place, Participation, and Experimentation in Canadas National Music Scene Kait Kribs Brock University Ironic Sincerity and Nostalgia for the Unknown: Metamodernity and the Smart Audience Matt Ventresca Queens University We the undersigned put forth his name: Sport and Politics in John K. Samsons Petition LUNCH Friday 12:00pm-1:30pm Great Room A (3rd Floor) FEATURING KEYNOTE SPEAKER Dave Bidini Musician, author and filmmaker Dave Bidini is one of the founding members of Canadian rock group the Rheostatics and currently performs with his new group, BidiniBand. He has published a number of books on music, sports and travel includingTropic of Hockey, The Best Game You Can Name, Home and Away: The Story of the 2008 Homeless World Cup and the seminal On a Cold Road: Tales of Adventure in Canadian Rock. You can learn more about him at www.davebidini.ca SESSION 6 Friday 1:45pm-3:15pm _________________________________________________________ 6A Strategy 2 Screened Realities: Bodies, Gender and Class Chair: Jennifer Tebbe-Grossman MCPHS University

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Roger Saul Brock University Making an Adolescent Self Out of Sequence: The YouTube Case of AnonyGirl1 Kristen Shaw McMaster University Her Pretty Woman Moment:Intersections of Class and Gender and Class-Passing in The Bachelor May Friedman Ryerson University Here Comes Lots of Judgment: Exploring Maternity, Class and Fat in Honey Boo Boo __________________________________________________________ 6B Strategy 3 The Popular Past: History and Popular Culture Chair: Brian de Ruiter Brock University Jacquelyn Hamm Southern Trinity College Unions, Yearbooks, and Textbooks: From Militancy to Main Street John Walliss Liverpool Hope University Dying Guilty and Penitent: The Lesson of the Scaffold in the Norfolk Chronicle, 1800 1867 Jessica Whitehead York University The Myths of the Romanovs: The Convergence of Narratives Surrounding the Death of the Romanov Family Brian de Ruiter Brock University Tribal Traditions and Authenticity: Constructing a History for the Crystal Skulls ___________________________________________________________ 6C Strategy 7 Archives, Copyright and Cultural Policy Chair: Marian Bredin Brock University Amber Fundytus University of Toronto The Larry Rivers Archive Controversy: Art, Ownership, and Archival Ethics Lisa Macklem Western University Canadian Copyright: Brave New World Marian Bredin and Olivia Walker Brock University Policy, Practice, and Content in Canadian Womens Magazines ___________________________________________________________ 6D Upper Fallsview A Authenticity, Place and Meaning in Popular Music Culture Chair: Nick Baxter-Moore Brock University Andrew Atkinson Wilfrid Laurier University Left Religion: Macklemore, Springsteen, and Craig Finn- The Musical Recreation of American Religiosity Linda M. Moroziuk York University Wisdom of a Redneck: Sourcing Authenticity Behind the Scenes of New Country Music Nick Baxter-Moore Brock University This is Our Country: Class, Region, and Nation in the Music of John Mellencamp COFFEE BREAK 3:15pm-3:30pm Pre Function Space 5th Floor SESSION 7 Friday 3:30pm-5:00pm ____________________________________________________________ 7A

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Strategy 2 Performance, Meaning and Popular Music Chair: Marc Lafrance Concordia University Tommy Mayberry University of Waterloo (Drag) Mother (Monster) in the Mirror: Growing Up in the (!i"ekian) Reflection of RuPaul and Lady Gaga Mark Gaspar and Marc Lafrance Concordia University Managing Subjective Crisis in Popular Music Culture: Britney Spearss Circus and the Return of the American Dream Kiera Obbard McMaster University Never seen zef so fresh: Die Antwoord, White Zef Culture, and the Negotiation of Gender and Sexuality in Post-Apartheid South Africa ___________________________________________________________ 7B Strategy 3 Negotiating Literary Identity Chair: Elspeth Chalmers Universit de Toronto Roshaya Rodness McMaster University A Tricky Matter of Identity: Thomas Kings National Literary Celebrity and the Canonization of Native Resistance in Canada Elspeth Chalmers Universit de Toronto La culture populaire autour de la table : Une tude de limportance du repas dans la culture populaire et sa reprsentation dans LAssommoir dmile Zola Justine Moller Brock University So Close to Southern it Should be Serious: Nicholas Sparks Novels as More Than Love Stories ____________________________________________________________ 7C Strategy 5 History, Nation and Representation in Cinema Chair: Steven E. Grossman, New England Institute of Art J Colleen Berry University of North Dakota Kawashima Yoshiko in the Cultural Imaginations of China and Japan Sarah Olutola McMaster University Raising White Saviours: The Representational Politics of Intra-African Violence in Shooting Dogs Ruurd Dykstra Trent University Finicky Friesians: The Return to a Conservative, Consensus Building National Narrative in the Friesian Films of Steven de Jong ____________________________________________________________ 7D Strategy 7 Transforming Bodies: The Contemporary Werewolf Chair: Michele Braun Mount Royal University Danielle Soulliere University of Windsor Ogling Men: Sexualisation, Objectification and the Politics of Queer Baiting in MTVs Teen Wolf Douglas Clarke York University Consuming Monsters, or How to Get the Perfect Werewolf Abs ______________________________________________________________ 7E Upper Fallsview A Digital and Analog Identity Chair: Scott Henderson Brock University Nathan Rambukkana York University The Power and Politics of #RaceFail: Digital Democracy, Hashtags and the 2009 Writing the Other Debate in the Science Fiction Blogosphere

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David Perkins Concordia University The Commodification of Aura: Vinyl and the Underground Culture Industry Scott Henderson Brock University You Are Not Here: Mapping, Immediacy and Neo-Liberalism in a Digital Age - SESSION 8 Friday 5:15pm-6:45pm _______________________________________________________________ 8A Strategy 2 Teaching Popular Culture Chair: Julian Hermida Algoma University Bryan Powell Hunter College/Bergen Community College From the Outside to the Classroom: Facilitating Popular Music Experiences in Post-Secondary Contexts Brandon Christopher University of Winnipeg Manga Shakespeare or Shakespeare Manga?: Adaptation and the Fight for Youth Culture Julian Hermida Algoma University Teaching Law Through Popular Culture Shu-Fen Chen National Taitung University Teaching Harry Potter in Taiwan _______________________________________________________________ 8B Strategy 3 The Paranormal and the Uncanny Chair: Jean Levasseur Bishops University Emily E. Auger Independent Scholar The Hanged Man: A Tarot Card in the Movies Claudie Massicotte Western University Freuds Ouija Board Jean Levasseur Bishops University Science et croyances : le magntisme travers les ges Dominick Grace Brescia University College Out of Our Heads: Problematic ESP in Phyllis Gotlieb _______________________________________________________________ 8C Strategy 5 Perspectives on Canadian Cinema Culture Chair: Stuart Henderson McMaster University Gregory Marquis University of New Brunswick, St. John D.W. Griffiths The Birth of a Nation: Canadian Responses Donna de Ville Concordia University The Microcinema Movement and Montreal (1990s-2000s) Stuart Henderson McMaster University So Tired of These Abstractions: Revisiting Prologue (1969), the Best Counterculture Film Youve Never Seen _____________________________________________________________ 8D Strategy 7 Born This Way, Analyzed That Way: Lady Gaga

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Chair: Marc Lafrance Concordia University Courtney Constable Carleton University Mother Monster, Social Networking, and Identity Activism: Lady Gagas Mobilization of New Media Platforms to Distribute Activist Images of Hegemonic Gender and Sexuality Transgression Keri Ferencz Concordia University Posed This Way: Lady Gagas Use of Self-Portraiture on Instagram Marc Lafrance Concordia University and Lori Burns University of Ottawa Celebrity Culture and its Discontents: A Video Analysis of Lady Gagas Paparazzi and Telephone ______________________________________________________________ 8E Upper Fallsview A Queering Consumption Chair: Laura Wiebe, McMaster University Katerina Symes Concordia University Eccentrically Viewing The L Word: Identification as a Conduit for Visual and Economic Consumption Julia Obermayr Karl-Franzens University of Graz Recycling Emotions: No Clean Slate Between Soap Operas and Web Series Ashley Preston Independent Scholar Sisters Are Doin It: Exploring the Tensions between Mainstream Feminist and Lesbian/Queer Interpretation and Representation in Xena: Warrior Princess SATURDAY MAY 11th REGISTRATION 8am-12pm Pre Function Space 5th Floor

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 8:00am-9:00am Pre Function Space 5th Floor _____________________________________________________________ SESSION 9 Saturday 9:00am-10:30am _____________________________________________________________ 9A Strategy 2 Bodies on the Borderlands: Nina Arsenault, Oscar Pistorius, Gamers, and the Construction of Other in Popular Consciousness Chair: Stephanie J. Cork University of Maryland Dan Vena Queens University Creature of The Ambivalence: Donna Haraways Cyborg Identity as Manifested by Nina Arsenault Stephanie J. Cork University of Maryland Roboreality: Oscar Pistorius and the Sci-fi Imaginary Valrie Savard University of Alberta Tracing Technological and Social Disparity: From Cyborg to Avatar in Twentieth Century Culture _____________________________________________________________ 9B Strategy 3 Age, Gender and Advertising Chair: Kim de Laat University of Toronto Carolyn Goard Brock University The Last Woman Standing: A Semiotic Critique of the Patriarchal Representation of Women in a Recent Marks Advertisement

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Casey J. Scheibling Concordia University Commodified Manhood: Advertising Masculinities in Consumer Society Shyon Baumann and Kim de Laat University of Toronto Aspiration vs. Consolation: Portrayals of Older Adults in Television Advertising ________________________________________________________________ 9C Strategy 5 Real and Spectacular? Interrogating Cinematic Representations Chair: Steven E. Grossman, New England Institute of Art Justin J. Morris Independent Scholar A Continually Metamorphosing Dream: Seriality, Surreality, and Houdini, the Ungraspable Escape Artist Christine Horton University of Waterloo A Question of Torture?: Zero Dark 30 and the Rhetoric of Culture _________________________________________________________________ 9D Strategy 7 Symbolism and Cultural Meaning in Popular Literary Forms Chair: Elspeth Chalmers Universit de Toronto Nacira Achi Universit Mouloud Mammeri Le conte et le proverbe :discours narratif et reprsentations culturelles Zahia Teraha Universit de Tizi-Ouzou /Algrie Rcits dorigine des narcisses et de laurier rose en Algrie Kabylie et ailleurs, approche ethnologique Franois-Xavier Eygun Mount Saint Vincent University llustration du cochon dans limaginaire contemporain ________________________________________________________________ 9E Upper Fallsview A Legacy and Influence in Popular Music Chair: Thomas M. Kitts St. Johns University Kimberly Strong-Knight Brock University Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young: Relevance of the Message and the Multiple Platforms of Delivery Phil Rose York University Unplugging With the Beatles: Work, Rest, and Their Legacy as an Enduring Boomer Icon Thomas M. Kitts St. Johns University John Fogerty: His Emergence as a Rock-and-Roll Jeremiah COFFEE BREAK 10:30am-10:45am Pre Function Space 5th Floor ___________________________________________________________________ SESSION 10 Saturday 10:45am-12:15pm ___________________________________________________________________ 10A Strategy 2 The Posthuman and the Virtual in Cinema and Gaming Chair: David Owen York University Amanda Pich Ryerson University Deciding the Fate of the Galaxy: Utilizing Ludology and Narratology to Examine the Success of Narrative-Rich Video Games A Case Study of the Mass Effect Series

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Dan Browne York University/Ryerson University Are we still in the game?: Virtual bodies in David Cronenbergs eXistenZ David Owen York University Cyber Narrative and the Gaming Cyborg ___________________________________________________________________ 10B Strategy 3 Graphic Representations: Imagery and Identity in Graphic Novels Chair: Kenneth Paradis Wilfrid Laurier University Patrick Hamilton Misericordia University Steps Back: The Persistence of Stereotypes in the Ethnic Superheroines of the 1970s Mimi Okabe Brock University Its a Bird! Its a Plane! Its a Re-presentation of the Female Superhero in Joss Whedons Fray Kenneth Paradis Wilfrid Laurier University Faith, the Fantastic, and Graphic Representation: Imaging the Rapture in the Left Behind and Therefore Repent! Graphic Novels. _________________________________________________________________ 10C Strategy 5 Celebrity Capital Chair: Danielle J. Deveau Pop Culture Lab Jocelyn Smith McMaster University Starring James Van Der Beek as Himself: Celebrity, Camp and the Meta-Role of a Lifetime Danielle J. Deveau Pop Culture Lab Canadian Comedians as Celebrity Exports (Expats?) John Nyman McMaster University No One Man Should Have All That Power: Kanye West as Anti-Celebrity _________________________________________________________________ 10D Strategy 7 Producing Femininity: Images of Women in Popular Culture Chair: Michele Braun Mount Royal University Olesya Venger University of Georgia Slutwalk against Glorification of the Criminal in the Popular Culture Tonya Davidson Ryerson University Cupcakes, Kitsch, and the Rise of Retrosexism __________________________________________________________________ 10E Upper Fallsview A Masculinity, Gender and Identity in Music Chair: Melissa Avdeeff Independent Scholar Ola Mohammed York University Imma bout to Drive in the Ocean, Imma Try to Swim from Something Bigger than Me: Challenging the Limits of Black [Mask]ulinity in Frank Oceans Nostalgia/Ultra and Channel Orange Melissa Avdeeff Independent Scholar Justin Bieber: A Case Study in Social Media, Sexuality and the Destruction of the Fan/Audience Delineation SESSION 11 Saturday 1:15pm-2:45pm __________________________________________________________________

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11A Strategy 5 Film, Diaspora and Cultural Identity Chair: Bohdan Nebesio Brock University Brian Saludes Bantugan Independent Scholar Mainstream Care Work Drama Films and Filipino Superstars: Experiences and Meanings Facilitating their Production and Consumption Chandrima Chakraborty McMaster University Bollywood Calling Bohdan Nebesio Brock University Folk Culture as Popular Culture: Vasile Avramenkos Contribution to Canadian Mosaic ___________________________________________________________________ 11B Strategy 7 Screening Gender Chair: Victoria Kannen University of Toronto Katie Rankin Brock University Entering Girl World: Fluidity of Female Identity and the Subversion of Teen Genre Conventions in Mean Girls Jennnifer Lackey Brock University Genre and Gender in 21st Century Visions of Sherlock Holmes Victoria Kannen University of Toronto Awwww, Silly Feminism! Teaching Whiteness, Gender, Sexuality, and Age Through Humour in The Golden Girls ___________________________________________________________________ 11C Upper Fallsview A Playing the Game: Play, Identity and Gaming Cultures Chair: David Murphy York University/Ryerson University David Murphy York University/Ryerson University Neoliberal Play: Unlocking the Politics of Popular Games Skot Deeming York University/Ryerson University Gotta Hack Em All: Pokemon, Piracy and Fan Remix Cultures Jessi Ring and Burcu Danisment Carleton University Champs versus Tramps: [Re]Claiming Feminist Gaming Identities ________________________________________________________________ COFFEE BREAK 2:45pm-3:00pm Pre Function Space 5th Floor SESSION 12 Saturday 3:00pm-4:30pm _________________________________________________________________ 12A Strategy 5 Public Cultures and Local Identities: Promotion, Place, and the Popular Chair: Russell Johnston Brock University Ashlee Joyce McMaster University Reclaiming the Drive: The Tourist, the Souvenir, and the Search for the Utopic Everyday Michael Ripmeester and Russell Johnston Brock University Residents Attitudes Regarding Local Wine Marketing in the Niagara Region Lindsay Moore York University

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Touring Toronto: Experiential Narratives of City History, Culture and Identity ______________________________________________________________ 12B Strategy 7 Imagining Place in Speculative Fiction Chair: Nicholas P. Greco Providence University College Zak Edwards McMaster University Tools of The En-Eh-Me:Grant Morrisons Utopia and the Means to End There Laura Wiebe McMaster University Posthuman Entanglements and Abnormal Ethics in Sanctuary Nicholas P. Greco Providence University College Just want to get home is all. Thats all I ever wanted: Idiorrhythmy in Firefly ________________________________________________________________ 12C Upper Fallsview A Race and Place in Music Chair: Nick Baxter-Moore, Brock University Emeric Viani Independent Scholar Locating the Lost Borough: Understanding Space and Place in Rochester Hip-Hop Eileen Simonow Heinrich-Heine-University Constructing Liminality and Searching for the Sacred: Aspects of Ritualization in US-American Rap Music Videos Michael MacKenzie York University A Televised Revolution: Jazz, Race Politics, and Negotiating Art and Commerce on 1960s US Public Television

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