Selected Presentations

Rebecca Frost

selected conference presentation titles and dates

“I Have Been in These Situations Before”: Stephen King and a Dearth of Mentors.
The National Pop Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference. Online. June 2021.

“A Feeding Place for Animals”: Gluttony and Monstrosity in Stephen King.
The National Pop Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference. Philadelphia, PA. April 2020. Canceled due to COVID-19.

It Kills Kids: Stephen King and the (Un)Reality of Child Murder.
The National Pop Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference. Washington DC. April 2019.

“A Little Off”: Shifting Brady Hartsfield to the Small Screen.
The National Pop Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference. Indianapolis, IN. March 2018.

“He’ll talk to you”: Interrogation, Confession, and Monologues in The Bazaar of Bad Dreams.
The National Pop Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference. San Diego, CA. April 2017.

Curiosity Killed the Cat: A Lack of Satisfaction in From a Buick 8 and The Colorado Kid.
The National Pop Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference. Seattle, WA. March 2016.

Razors, Bumper Stickers, and Wheelchairs: Male Violence and Madness in Rose Madder and Mr. Mercedes.
The National Pop Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference. New Orleans, LA. April 2015.

Approaching Evil: The Societal Function of True Crime.
Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. July 2014.

A Different Breed: Serial Killers in Works by Stephen King.
The National Pop Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference. Chicago, IL. April 2014. 

Serial Killers and the ‘Less-Dead’: Working-Class Women as Invisible Victims.
Writing Across the Peninsula Conference. Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI. October 2013.

Ann Rule: Writing at the Intersection of True Crime and Feminism.
The Organization for the Study of Communication and Gender Conference. Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI. October 2013.  

About Jeff: How My Friend Dahmer Explores the Genre of True Crime.
The National Pop Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference. Washington, D.C. March 2013.

Women of Whitechapel: A Historical Analysis of Jack the Ripper’s Victims.
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Regional Conference. Albuquerque, New Mexico. February 2012.