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Whoa, I’m Internet-famous

Someone else conveniently summarized my presentation at the conference in Texas, and neatly explained what I am up to this week. Thanks, Christie! Advertisements

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Comic-Con for Academics?

With a tip of the hat to Hope Nicholson, I’d like to adapt her Facebook note here regarding a recent conference in Texas: The best way I’ve heard yet to describe the PCA ACA SWTX Conference (also known as the Popular … Continue reading

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“You’d have to drink $145 worth of coffee to recoup your conference registration.” “Plus tax!” Challenge accepted.

Since my effort to drink $145 worth of coffee at a four-day event is keeping me occupied, I’d like to draw your attention to some ye olde water cooler (commonly referred to as Facebook in these modern times) topics, which include … Continue reading

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If you tell one joke but you get two laughs, you’re still coming out ahead

Conferencing it up down in Texas.  I have been called “ma’am” twice.  I have eaten tacos twice.  I have enjoyed margaritas thrice.  Texas is nice! Finding random roommates on the interweb has worked out well once again, as I had … Continue reading

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Yes, I will be attending the Joss Wheden Sing-Along

If you find yourself in San Antonio on Saturday at 11.30 am, stop by the Pop Culture & Pedagogy Panel!  Here’s my abstract for that presentation: “It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a comprehensive course on North American political … Continue reading

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“You’ve gotta have a fiddle in the band”

If you find yourself in San Antonio on Thursday at 8 am, stop by the Folklore Panel of the Pop Culture and American Culture Association conference! Here’s the abstract for my talk: “The Obstacle Flight (Motif D672): Thematic Continuity and … Continue reading

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