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Monday, 29 December

461. Family Dissonance: Critiquing Familial Authority in Film and TV

8:30–9:45 a.m., Lombard, Hilton

A special session

Presiding: Vincent Stephens, Syracuse Univ.

1. “Hey, I Live Here Too: (Re)Structuring the Mexican American Family in Quinceañera,” Domino Renee Perez, Univ. of Texas, Austin

2. “Intimate and Ethical Associations: Reading Black Communality in Lackawanna Blues,” Vincent Stephens

3. “When Parents Act like Children: Pathological Families in Contemporary American Film,” Gail E. Finney, Univ. of California, Davis

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