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Schedule for Thursday, November 7, 2019

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 08:00 to 17:00
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MAPACA Book Exhibit Thursday, November 7, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (Grand Foyer)
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 09:00 to 11:15
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MAPACA Publishers' Exhibit Coffee & Tea Break Thursday, November 7, 9:00 am to 11:15 am (Grand Foyer)
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 09:30 to 10:45
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Native American Studies, SF/Fantasy Indigenous Storytelling-A Roundtable: Surviving Apocalypses and Imagining Decolonial Futurisms Thursday, November 7, 9:30 am to 10:45 am (City Center A)
Horror Zombies! Thursday, November 7, 9:30 am to 10:45 am (Marquis Ballroom A)
Television Is local TV throwing away its last niche? Rigorous, actionable, hyper-local news Thursday, November 7, 9:30 am to 10:45 am (Marquis Ballroom B)
Children and Childhood Studies The Radical Potential of Young Adult Literature Roundtable Thursday, November 7, 9:30 am to 10:45 am (Monongahela Room)
American Studies Taking it to the Streets: Youth Movements, Drugs, & Generational Change Thursday, November 7, 9:30 am to 10:45 am (Ohio Room)
Internet Culture Political Memes and Speech Thursday, November 7, 9:30 am to 10:45 am (Pittsburgh Room)
Women’s and Feminist Studies New Spaces of Resistance Thursday, November 7, 9:30 am to 10:45 am (Salon 1 Grand Ballroom)
Film Studies Surveillance and Fear in Contemporary American Cinema Thursday, November 7, 9:30 am to 10:45 am (Salon 2 Grand Ballroom)
Comics, Cartoons, and Video Gaming Exploring War and the Inter/Multicultural Thursday, November 7, 9:30 am to 10:45 am (Salon 3 Grand Ballroom)
Rhetoric and Composition in a Post-Modern World Reconnecting Rhetoric in the Classroom Thursday, November 7, 9:30 am to 10:45 am (Salon 4 Grand Ballroom)
Sexuality and Erotica, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) Studies Co-Sponsored Panel: Sexuality, Presence, and Performance Thursday, November 7, 9:30 am to 10:45 am (Salon 6 Grand Ballroom)
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 11:00 to 12:15
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SF/Fantasy The Perpetuation of Female Disempowerment in Science Fiction and Fantasy and a Ray of Hope? Thursday, November 7, 11:00 am to 12:15 pm (City Center A)
Horror Animated Horror Thursday, November 7, 11:00 am to 12:15 pm (Marquis Ballroom A)
Television TV Stereotypes Thursday, November 7, 11:00 am to 12:15 pm (Marquis Ballroom B)
Children and Childhood Studies Questions of Morality in Narratives for Children Thursday, November 7, 11:00 am to 12:15 pm (Monongahela Room)
American Studies Identity Making in 19th-Century America, Personal & Cultural Thursday, November 7, 11:00 am to 12:15 pm (Ohio Room)
Internet Culture Emerging Media and Forms Thursday, November 7, 11:00 am to 12:15 pm (Pittsburgh Room)
Women’s and Feminist Studies The New Superhero Thursday, November 7, 11:00 am to 12:15 pm (Salon 1 Grand Ballroom)
Film Studies The intersection of Literature and Film Thursday, November 7, 11:00 am to 12:15 pm (Salon 2 Grand Ballroom)
Comics, Cartoons, and Video Gaming Representation and Marginalization in our Escapism Thursday, November 7, 11:00 am to 12:15 pm (Salon 3 Grand Ballroom)
Rhetoric and Composition in a Post-Modern World, Professional Development Elements of Contemporary Rhetoric: Visual, Oral, and Written Thursday, November 7, 11:00 am to 12:15 pm (Salon 4 Grand Ballroom)
Native American Studies Representations of Indigeneity in Art and Popular Culture Thursday, November 7, 11:00 am to 12:15 pm (Salon 6 Grand Ballroom)
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 12:15 to 13:45
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Urban Culture Writing the Urban: A Writing Workshop Thursday, November 7, 12:15 pm to 1:45 pm (Monongahela Room)
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 13:45 to 15:00
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Horror Horror in A Dark Light Thursday, November 7, 1:45 pm to 3:00 pm (Marquis Ballroom A)
Television TV Women, Queerness, and Tomboys Thursday, November 7, 1:45 pm to 3:00 pm (Marquis Ballroom B)
American Studies Creating Meaning & Community: From Infinite Jest to Digital Gatekeeping Thursday, November 7, 1:45 pm to 3:00 pm (Ohio Room)
Music On Modernity Thursday, November 7, 1:45 pm to 3:00 pm (Pittsburgh Room)
Women’s and Feminist Studies Emerging Scholars Thursday, November 7, 1:45 pm to 3:00 pm (Salon 1 Grand Ballroom)
Film Studies Race in Cinema Thursday, November 7, 1:45 pm to 3:00 pm (Salon 2 Grand Ballroom)
Comics, Cartoons, and Video Gaming Engaging With the Game: Ethics and Digital Entertainment Thursday, November 7, 1:45 pm to 3:00 pm (Salon 3 Grand Ballroom)
Art & Visual Culture Design as History Thursday, November 7, 1:45 pm to 3:00 pm (Salon 4 Grand Ballroom)
Religion and Popular and/or American Culture Religious Resources in Popular and American Culture Thursday, November 7, 1:45 pm to 3:00 pm (Salon 6 Grand Ballroom)
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 14:30 to 15:15
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MAPACA Publishers' Exhibit Coffee & Tea Break Thursday, November 7, 2:30 pm to 3:15 pm (Grand Foyer)
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 15:15 to 16:30
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SF/Fantasy Corporealizing Fantastic Landscapes: Enriching or Demeaning the Imaginative Experience? Thursday, November 7, 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm (City Center A)
Horror Creepy Connections Thursday, November 7, 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm (Marquis Ballroom A)
Medieval & Renaissance Medieval Undead/Undead Medievalisms Thursday, November 7, 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm (Marquis Ballroom B)
Children and Childhood Studies Entertainment and Mortality: Contested Young Bodies Thursday, November 7, 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm (Monongahela Room)
Working Class Culture Roundtable: Contemporary Representations of Class and Labor in Television and Film Thursday, November 7, 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm (Ohio Room)
Music Social Movements, Aesthetics and Perception Thursday, November 7, 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm (Pittsburgh Room)
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) Studies Queer Representation and Media Audiences Thursday, November 7, 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm (Salon 1 Grand Ballroom)
Sports Selected Topics in Baseball: Pop Culture, Invisible Work, and Sports Venues Thursday, November 7, 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm (Salon 2 Grand Ballroom)
Religion and Popular and/or American Culture Religion in Pittsburgh Post-Tree of Life Shooting Thursday, November 7, 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm (Salon 3 Grand Ballroom)
Art & Visual Culture Photography's Allure Thursday, November 7, 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm (Salon 4 Grand Ballroom)
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 16:45 to 18:00
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Disability Studies Superheroes and Disability Thursday, November 7, 4:45 pm to 6:00 pm (City Center A)
Rhetoric and Composition in a Post-Modern World, Play Studies Pedagogy, Performance, Writing, and--Superheroes! Thursday, November 7, 4:45 pm to 6:00 pm (Marquis Ballroom A)
Medieval & Renaissance Retold Myths: Ancient and Medieval Thursday, November 7, 4:45 pm to 6:00 pm (Marquis Ballroom B)
Law and Popular Culture Stranger than Fiction: The Lasting Impact of Legal Legends Thursday, November 7, 4:45 pm to 6:00 pm (Marquis Ballroom C)
Language and Popular Culture The Language of Comedy and Clothing, Linguistic Landscapes, and Poetic Propaganda Thursday, November 7, 4:45 pm to 6:00 pm (Monongahela Room)
Working Class Culture The Poetics of Labor and Class: Reading, Seeing, and Writing about Working Class Culture Thursday, November 7, 4:45 pm to 6:00 pm (Ohio Room)
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) Studies The Cultural Impact of Queerness and LGBT Identity Thursday, November 7, 4:45 pm to 6:00 pm (Salon 1 Grand Ballroom)
Sports Selected Topics in Sport: Celebrity Revival Story, Fight Club, and A Network Approach to Sport Communication Thursday, November 7, 4:45 pm to 6:00 pm (Salon 2 Grand Ballroom)
Natural and Built Environment The Rhetoric of Architecture: How Buildings Serve as Markers of Cultural Realities Thursday, November 7, 4:45 pm to 6:00 pm (Salon 6 Grand Ballroom)
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 18:30 to 19:30
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MAPACA Divine Impact Award Speaker Thursday, November 7, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm (Salon 4&5 Grand Ballroom)
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 19:30 to 21:30
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MAPACA Reception Thursday, November 7, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm (Salon 4&5 Grand Ballroom)
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 20:30 to 22:30
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MAPACA Graduate Student Social Thursday, November 7, 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm (Offsite)

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