Sunday, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 9A, ACC
The Aesthetics and Affects of Cuteness
A special session. Presiding: Joyce Goggin, Universiteit van Amsterdam
1. “Animality, Domesticity, and Intimacy in My Cat from Hell,” Diane Negra, University Coll. Dublin
2. “Ted, Wilfred, and the Guys: Cuteness, Raunch Culture, and Animal-Human Hybridization,” Anthony P. McIntyre, University Coll. Dublin
3. “‘So Cute It’s Sick’: The Chicano/Latino Disruption of Cute in Ugly Betty and Juana la Virgen,” Rebecca Mercedes Gordon, Northern Arizona Univ.
Respondent: Joyce Goggin
For abstracts, visit www.cuteness-studies.org.