Conference Proceedings 2016

Peer Reviewed Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference
Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ)
Sydney, Australia, 29 June – 1 July, 2016
ISBN: 978-0-473-38284-1

EDITORIAL:
‘Editor’s log: Startdate 2016 – An overview of proceedings': vi-ix
PAUL MOUNTFORT

BIOGRAPHY
‘A backstage biography of the Sydney Opera House': 1-10
SIMON DWYER

‘Habeas Corpus: the wrongful imprisonment of Steven Avery': 11-20
RACHEL FRANKS and KIM D. WEINERT

‘The Militant Suffragette: memoir of a political movement or a true crime tale?': 21-30
ANNE REDDACLIFF and RACHEL FRANKS

BUSINESS
‘A woman of opinion: Sylvia Ashby and the Ashby Research Service': 31-43
MARGOT RILEY

FANDOMS
‘Ryan Adams and Fandom as Symbolic Resistance': 44-51
ALISON BLAIR

FICTION
‘The detective and the Sagas: Erlendur in the novels of Arnaldur Indriðason': 52-60
JILLENE BYDDER

‘Finding a hidden heroine in J.G. Ballard’s sci-fi novel, The Drowned World‘: 61-68
TRACEY CLEMENT

GIRLHOOD
‘Hashtag Skater Girl: Popular Culture and Extreme Sports': 69-78
JESSICA JACKSON

GOTHIC and HORROR
‘Weird Tales and Monstrous Subversions: Comparing the Mythic Cycle and H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos': 79-87
COREY R. WALDEN

PERFORMANCE
‘Justice, Fear and Public Safety (in the Age of Terror): Anthony Weigh’s 2,000 Feet Away (2007)': 88-98
IVAN CAÑADAS

TELEVISION
‘Hypercommercial Television: An Introduction': 98-107
ROSSER JOHNSON

‘‘Real’ love on television: a thematic analysis of how gender is performed and constructed in The Bachelor New Zealand‘: 108-117
XIMENA SMITH

‘More of an idea than a place’: Utopic spaces in AMC’s Mad Men‘: 118-126
GRACE TORCASIO

VISUAL ARTS
‘The Politics of Appearing': 127-138
CHERINE FAHD