Four communication students presented research papers in the undergraduate division of the National Conference of the Popular Culture Association in New Orleans (April 1-4, 2015). The papers were written as part of Dr. Curt Hersey's COM 302 Visual Media Criticism course. Each student submitted their paper and was competitively chosen for presentation at the conference. The students (left to right) are Blake Childers, Elizabeth Blount, Rebeka Garcia, and Gabby Guevara.
Rebeka Garcia - “Female Sexual Agency in Anaconda: Nicki Minaj’s Reclamation of Power"
Elizabeth Blount - “Sweatshirts, Semiotics, and Syringes: The Use of Color Theory in Breaking Bad"
Blake Childers - “Darkly Dreaming Freud: Repression and the “Dark Passenger” of Dexter’s Audience"
Gabby Guevara - “A Look From Below: An Analysis of Hidden Subjective Point-of-Views in Breaking Bad”