Wednesday Room A
9-10:30 Fashion 1: Fashion and Celebrity
Pamela Church Gibson, London College of Fashion (UK)
George, Brad, David Beckham and Tom Ford: A Single Man, Celebrity Culture and the Complexities of Contemporary Cinema
Sarah Gilligan, Hartlepoole College of Further Education (UK)
From Fresh Prince to Fashion Icon, Will Smith, Sci-fi Cinema and Transformation
Kim Mc Namara, University of Western Sydney (Aus)
From Pap Shot to High Street:Celebrities, Paparazzi and Fashion Branding
11:00-12.30 Fashion 2: Fashion and Film
Louise Fanning, University of Technology Sydney (Aus)
Costume and Symbolism: A Study of the Appearance of Neo as the Mythological Returned Hero in The Matrix
Helen Warner, University of East Anglia (UK)
Expressive/Excessive: Fashion, Costume and Ugly Betty
Anita Boyd and Michael Adair, Griffith Queensland (Aus)
The Revolutionary Costumier for Today: Little Eddie Beale Returns from the Margins
1:00-2:30 Fashion 3: Fashion, Consumption and Display
Anne Pierson-Smith, City University, Hong Kong (SAR, China)
Through the Looking Glass: The Discourse of Fashion Brands in Window Dressing as Sites of Creative Production and (in)active consumption
Vishna Collins, Macquarie University (Aus)
Fashion Curation and Sartorial Display.
Bronwyn Clark Coolee, University of Technology Sydney (Aus)
Dolled-Up: Alien Guises and Mannequin-Bodies.
3:00-4:30 Fashion 4: Fashion and Representation I
Debra Farreday, Lancaster University, (UK),
Fashioning Hybridity: Alexander McQueen's Women from Atlantis.
Claire Roussell, Independent Scholar and Artist (UK)
Susan Osmond, University of Technology Sydney (Aus)
Fashion, Performance and Masquerade: Representations of Cleopatra from Shakespeare to Alexander McQueen.
4:30-6:00 Fashion 5: Fashion in Practice
Lisa Hayes, Drexel University (USA)
Hybrid Fashion. Environmentally friendly Leather for the 21st Century: Benefits and Limitations in Design.
Margaret Perivoliotis, Technological Educational Institute (TEI) Athens (Greece)
Fashion History Stimulus of the Design Praxis
Elizabeth Hayman, University of Technology Sydney (Aus)
Dressing Made Tangible: Disability Perspectives
Wednesday Room B
9-10:30 International 1: Globalisation in Popular Culture and in Sports
John Bratzel, ??? (USA)
Popular Culture: past, present, future.
Amit Gupta (USA)
The Globalization of Sports, the Rise of Non-Western Nations, and the Impact on International Sports.
11:00-12.30 International 2: Identity and representations
Nathan O’Reilly, University of Texas at Tyler (USA)
Waves of Fosters, Crocodiles and Ockers: Representations of Australia in American Popular Culture.
Andrew Jones, Southern Cross University, Lismore Campus (Aus)
Faith In Negotiation: Home Altars and the Popular Use of Popular Religion.
Craig Jeffrey Norris, University of Tasmania (Aus)
Japanese Cult Media Places
1:00-2:30 International 3: Popularised Otherness within the Self in East Asia
Chia-Yin Chuang, ??? (Taiwan)
+ two other speakers
3:00-4:30 Film and Television 1 - Film and the Dark Side
Ben Kooyman, Flinders University (Aus)
Whose body, whose hostel?: Self-fashioning and faux feminism in two contemporary horror films
Reginia Judge, Montclair State University (USA)
An Examination of Technology, Crime and Popular Culture Through Analysis of the Film Untraceable
Scott Macleod, Flinders University (Aus)
Everything is connected – Postmodern paranoia in Memento and Memento Mori
4:30-6:00 Film and Television 2 - Interrogating Television
Winnie Salamon (University of Melbourne)
Reality is a bitch: reality television and the construction of the stigmatised identity
Steven Gil (University of Queensland)
Am I the Only One Here Who Sees the Alien?: Science and Folklore in the World of Invader ZIM
Roslyn Weaver (University of Western Sydney) Yes, Doctor: The Doctor-Nurse Relationship in Medical Television Programs
Wednesday Room C
9-10:30 Design 1
Renata Marquez. Federal University of Minas (Brazil)
Crafts in Transit: Walking Cartographies (Part One)
Wellington Cançado, Federal University of Minas (Brazil)
Crafts in Transit: Walking Cartographies (Part Two)
Ammon Beyerle (Presenter), Richard Bruch & Stanislav Roudavski. University of Melbourne (Aus)
Martin van de Weyer, University of South Australia (Aus)
Retro Gaming Craft Culture
11:00-12.30 Design 2
Michael Bogle and Peta Landman ???, University of New South Wales (Aus)
Robert Crocker, University of South Australia (Aus)
Lost Worlds: Hand-Made Tapestries in the Period-Style Interior, c.1900-1940
Derham Groves, University of Melbourne (Aus)
The Design, Construction and Destruction of an AFL Run-Through
1:00-2:30 Design 3
Barbara Hall, Monash University (Aus)
Modernity, design and Melbourne’s 1956 Olympic Games
Flavia Marcello, University of Melbourne (Aus)
Italy’s Pavilions at the 1933, 1935 and 1939 World’s Fairs
Naomi Stead, University of Queensland (Aus)
Self-Building: On Popular Architecture in Grand Designs
3:00-4:30 Design 4
Prudence Black, University of Sydney (Aus)
Better City, Better Life? General Motors Takes on China (Part One)
Ruth McDermott, University of New South Wales (Aus)
Better City, Better Life? General Motors Takes on China (Part Two)
Jesse Adams Stein, National Library of Australia/University of Canberra (Aus)
Domesticity and Gender in the Industrial Design of Apple Computer 1977-1984
4:30-6:00 Design 5
Ivana Benda, Allied Architects International (Shanghai)
The Changing Nature of Architects’ Thought Processes
Jan Benda, Allied Architects International (Shanghai)
Architecture of the Digital Age
Lisa Schouron, Deakin University (Aus)
A Utopian Experiment: The significance of the shopping malls in American culture and its effects on the American psyche
Wednesday Vibe Out Room
9-10:30 Popular History 1: Keynotes
Ann Curthoys, (University of Sydney) (Aus)
'Crossing Over: Academic and popular history
Michelle Arrow Macquarie University (Aus)
The Making History initiative and Australian popular history
11:00-12.30 Popular History 2: Indigenous Popular Culture
Frances Peters-Little (Sydney)
Indigenous popular music
Emma Dortins (Sydney)
Truth Triangle – the historian, meaning, and popular history
Shino Konishi (ANU)
Australia’s King George in context: Aboriginal masculinity in film and history
1:00-2:30 Popular History 3: Australian popular culture
Katrina Macdonald (Ballarat)
Reviving roller derby: Acknowledging forgotten Australian sporting history through a burlesque homage
Matt Bailey (Macquarie)
Shopping centres, multiplexes and ‘supermarket’ film going in the 1990s
Zora Simic (UNSW)
You Got Nothing I Want: Oz Rock and anti-suburbia
3:00-4:30 Popular History 4: Gender, fiction and history
Amanda Laugesen (ANU)
Writing the Romance of the North-West, Past and Present: the 1930s fiction and drama of Henrietta Drake-Brockman
Lorna Barrow (Macquarie)
This was a notorious woman in all the costes of Ireland: Grace O’Malley Sixteenth-century Pirate Queen: Fact, Fiction and Fascination in Popular Culture
Melissa Bellanta (Univ of Queensland),
Ta-ra-ra-bum-de-ay: Low femininity on stage and street in late nineteenth century Australia
4:30-6:00 Popular History 5: War and conflict
Shane Steven Smits (Auckland),
The Karate Tea House of the World at War: Okinawan History Portrayed in American Popular Culture
John Docker (Sydney)
Storm Troopers of Empire: Breaker Morant and Naguib Mahfouz’s Palace Walk, a Massacre Studies and World History Perspective
Hsu-Ming Teo (Macquarie)
Popular history and the Chinese martial arts biopic
Thursday Room A
9-10:30 Fashion 6: Fashion and Representation II
Juliette Peers, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Aus),
No Fear of the Red Whore? Contextualising Erotic Porcelain Figures from Wilhelmine Germany
Karen di Perthius, Independent Scholar (Aus)
Fashion and Memory
Prudence Black, Insearch, University of Technology Sydney (Aus)
Strapped to the Drainpipe: Mrs Peel and the Vinyl Catsuit.
11:00-12.30 Fashion 7 : Fashion and Masculinities
Nick Rees-Roberts, University of Bristol (UK)
Hedi Slimane: Refashioning Masculinity- Dior Homme and Beyond.
G Mehera Gerardo, Youngstown University (USA)
The Zoot Suit as Battleground for Conflicting Expressions of Masculinity
Vicki Karaminas, University of Technology Sydney (Aus),
Vampire Dandies: Reconceptualising Male Identities in Fashion and Popular Culture.
1:00-2:30 Fashion 8: Feminism, Style and the Body Politic
Emily Howes, University of Technology Sydney (Aus)
Indie Craft, the New Domesticity and where that Leaves Feminism
Anne Cecil Drexel University, (USA),
Punk Rock: Alive and Well in Philadelphia
Samantha Holland, Leeds Metropolitan University (UK),
Keeping Fit in Six Inch Heels Clothing in Pole Dancing Classes.
3:00-4:30 Pop Fiction 1: Creative Genres
Christine Runnell, ???? (Aus)
Iphigenia and the Little Kittens of Death.
Margot McGovern, Flinders University (Aus)
Fitting into a New School: The Challenges of Relocating a Popular American Form to an Australian Campus Setting
Angelina Mirabito, Deakin University (Aus)
Thursday Room B
9-10:30 Film and Television 3 - Adaptation, Gender and Disaster
Pawas Bisht, Loughborough University (UK???)
Re-enacting Bhopal: Docudrama Negotiations of the unfigurability of disaster
Georgina Isbister, University of Sydney, (Aus)
Chick Flicks: a Postfeminist fairy tale
D. Bruno Starrs, Queensland University of Technology (Aus)
Luhrmanns ‘Gatsby’: Great or Grate?
Dr Adrian Schober, Australian Catholic University (Aus)
Adapting a children’s literary classic: Tim Burton’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
11:00-12.30 Film and Television 4 - Film and Television Industries
John Beaton, Curtin University of Technology (Aus)
Gambling is good for the film industry: An analysis of how 15 years of Lotteries Commission Funding towards the Arts has helped WA documentary production become more internationally focused
James Nadler, Janice Kaye, and Charles H. Davis (Ryerson University)
Who's Running the Show? Creative and Economic Showrunner Models in the U.S. and Canada
Natalie Rhook, University of Melbourne (Aus)
The influence of The Beatles films on subsequent music films and music documentaries
1:00-2:30 Film and Television 5 - Closer Looks at Film???Chris Moore, Ruth Walker and Andrew Whelan, University of Wollongong (Aus)
Zombies and zombiedom in popular culture and the academy
Norma Connolly and Ofelia Rodriguez-Srednicki, Montclair State University (USA) Deconstructing The Sopranos: An Approach to General Education Requirement
Giselle Bastin, Flinders University (Aus)
Depictions of 1930s English Aristocracy and Country Homes in Remains of the Day and Gosford Park
3:00-4:30 Design 6
Nanette Carter, Swinburne University (Aus)
Man with a Plan: DIY and Masculinity in Post-War Australia
Viet Trinh Hong, University of Melbourne (Aus)
Shop Windows in Hanoi and Melbourne
Judith Glover, Swinburne University (Aus)
Thursday Room C
9-10:30 Food Studies 1: Food and Writing
Donna Lee Brien (Central Queensland University, Rockhampton):
Writing Their Lives in Food: The Australian Food Writers’ Memoir
Moya Costello (Southern Cross University, Lismore)
Fruit-Driven: A Year in a Wine Column
Dr Melissa Harper, University of Queensland (Aus)
Biting the Hand That Feeds: The Role of Restaurant Critics in Australia
11:00-12.30 Food Studies 2: Food and History
Jill Adams, Coffee Academy, Melbourne (Aus)
Marketing Tea Against a Turning Tide. The Tea Council of Australia 1963 - 1974
Toni Risson, University of Queensland (Aus)
From Bags of Jewels to Ugly, Old Frogs: The Magical Power of Lollies
Dr Leonie Ryder, University of Adelaide (Aus)
Ginger Beer and other Beverages
1:00-2:30 Food Studies 3: Food and Cultural Identity
Roger Haden, University of Adelaide (Aus)
Sus Whaling, Frenchification and Tinned Bull: Tourism, Taste and Cultural Identity in the Pacific Islands
Lorie Brau, University of New Mexico (USA)
Men Cook, Women Eat: Gender in Japanese Culinary Comic Books
Anette Svensson, Umeå University, Sweden (EU)
Food as Representations of Cultural and National Stereotypes in Love and Vertigo and Nina’s Heavenly Delights
3:00-4:30 Food Studies 4: Food and Access
Paul Kloppenborg & Marg Scantlebury, William Angliss Institute, Melbourne (Aus):
Goodbye White Gloves - Bringing Archives To Life: A Case Study of William Angliss Institute Special Collections.
Adele Wessell, Southern Cross University (Aus):
Growing Change: Kitchen Gardens as a ‘Tactic’ Designed To Make a Difference
Andrew Whelan, University of Wollongong (Aus)
Not Having Your Cake and Not Eating It: Pro-ana and the Limits of Political Interpretation
WINE & SIGN
Friday Room A
9-10:30 Pop Fiction 2 – Australian Crime
Melissa Jane Hardie, University of Sydney (Aus)
From Aaria to Schapelle: True Crime Writing in Australia
Rosalind Smith, University of Newcastle (Aus)
Babysitter Killers and Daughters of Death: Women, true crime and the media in 1970s Australia
Rachel Franks, CQ University (Aus)
Telling Tales: Australian Women Crime Fiction Writers and their Female Narrators
11:00-12.30 Pop Fiction 3: The Seductive Serial Killer in Manga, Film and Literature
Jason Bainbridge, ????
I will reign over a new world: Death Note and the Utopian Serial Killer
Neil Walsh, ????
Film, Tourism and the Serial Killer: Mapping the Multiple Constructions of Wolf(e) Creek.
Carolyn Beasley, ????
Serial Killer as Social Good: The Criminal Fictions of Easton Ellis, Ellroy, Leonard, and Lindsay.
1:00-2:30 Pop Fiction 4: International Popular Fiction
Desiree Prideaux, ???
Sleuthing Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple
Linda Strahan, ???
Out in the Cold: the Reykjavik Thrillers of Amaldur
Toni Johnson-Woods, University of Queensland (Aus)
Forgotten Books: Australian Pulp Fiction Industry 1939-1959
Friday Room B
9-10:30 Pop Music 1 - Pop Music & History
Jadey O’Regan, Griffith University – Queensland Conservatorium of Music (Aus)
Won’t Be Long Till Summer Time is Through; The Beach Boys’ Music and the California Myth.
Guendalina Carbonelli, Monash University, Melbourne (Aus)
The Voice of Fabrizio De André.
Tim Laurie, University of Sydney (Aus),
Shop Around: History, Authenticity and Commodification in Motown Records.
11:00-12.30 Pop Music 2 - Pop Music & Place
Ed Montano, Macquarie University, Sydney (Aus),
Fuzzy Feelings and Good Vibrations – Festival Culture in Sydney’s Electronic Dance Music Scene.
Ronnie Smart, University of Canterbury (New Zealand)
Factors surrounding the popularity of Chinese-English Codeswitching songs in Shanghai.
Mark Jennings, Murdoch University (Aus)
Realms of re-enchantment: socio-cultural investigations of festival music space.
1:00-2:30 Pop Music 3 - Pop Music 3: Pop Music and Sound
Richard Rummery, University of New England (Aus)
A Home for Organised Sound.
Andrew Whelan, University of Wollongong (Aus)
Harshing it: aesthetics and meaning in the genre of noise.
Friday Room C
9-10:30 Graphic Novel 1
In Search of the Great Australian (Graphic) Novel.
King of the Urban Frontier: The Behavioural Ethic of Comic-Book Superhero and the Frontier Justice of the American West
Yellow Skin, Black hair…. Careful Tintin: The Orient and Orientalism in Herge’s The Blue Lotus
11:00-12.30 Graphic Novel 2
Beyond Poaching: Alternative universes of Watchmen fanfiction.
Reading Digital Postcards
Becoming and Schizoanalysis in the Graphic Novel: Deleuzian theory and Popular Culture.
1:00 – 2:30 Queer Studies 1
Dr Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli.
Passing or Polluting, Pathology or Problem: Where Are Happy Healthy Bisexuality and Polyamory in Film?
Dr Mark Vicars and Dr Kim Senior
Queering the Quotidian: Yaoi, Narrative Pleasures and Reader Response
Mél Hogan & Marie-Claire MacPhee
Nomorepotlucks.org: Independent Media is Dependent on You
Bessam Feghali: Performing in Drag on Mainstream Lebanese Televison,
VIBE Out Room
39:00 – 10:30 Journalism 1
Paul F. Braun, University of Florida, (USA)
The Great Gatsby as Journalism
Seiko Yasumoto, University of Sydney
From Supermario to Superheroes: The Changing Significance of the Japanese Media Contents Industry in the Twenty-First Century
John Cokley and Suzanne Dorfield, University of Queensland (Aus)
Drawing the Line: Interactive political cartooning on the WWW
3:00 – 4:30 AGM