Sunday, 09 January
692. Life on Pandora: Immersive Technological Narratives and Nightmares
8:30–9:45 a.m., Diamond Salon 8, J. W. Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Kevin Moberly, Old Dominion Univ.
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1. “‘Single White Human Looking for Group’: Spectacle and High-Technology Positivism in James Cameron’s Avatar,”
2. “In the
Magic Mirror That Is Pandora: 3D Technology, Disorientation, and
Seduction behind and before Avatar’s
Dorwick, Univ. of Louisiana, Lafayette
“Ethnicities and Captivities:
and the Politics of Immersion,”
Delores B. Phillips, Old Dominion Univ.
Avatar with No Body: Removing Culture from the Na’vi Language,”
David Malinowski, Univ. of California, Berkeley
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