Graeme's research focuses on the visual representation of race and gender roles in popular narrative media. He has presented at the following academic conferences:

Panel Presentations

Chandrasekaran, A., Cruz, G., Donofrio, A., Sawyer, P., & Wilson, G. (2020). Survival Through

Artifice: Critical Examinations of the Human/Artificial Intelligence Dynamic, CSCA Annual Convention, Chicago, IL. (*Conference was cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak).

 

Cruz, G., Donofrio, A., Markodimitrakis, M., & Wilson, G. (2020). The Heroes We Need: Social

Commentary in Modern Superhero Adaptations, CSCA Annual Convention, Chicago, IL. (*Conference was cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak).

 

Cruz, G., Donofrio, A., Willis-Rivera, J., & Wilson, G. (2020). Crossing Digital Borders:

Latinx Representations in Popular Culture, CSCA Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.

Cramer, L., Cruz, G., Donofrio, A., & Wilson, G. (2019). Virtue of the Vicious: Sociopolitical

Deconstructions of Netflix’s The Punisher, CSCA Annual Convention, Omaha, NE.

 

Chandrasekaran, A., Cruz, G., Prephan, N., & Wilson, G. (2017). Just Another Brick in the Wall:

Rhetorical Analyses of Donald Trump’s Border Wall, NCA Annual Convention, Dallas, TX.

Essay Presentations

Wilson, G. (2018). “They See a Caricature”: Expanding Media Representations of Black Identity in Dear White People, NCA Annual Convention, Salt Lake City, UT.

 

Wilson, G. (2018). “None of You Cared Enough”: The Problematic Moralizing of 13           Reasons Why, PCA/ACA National Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

 

Wilson, G. (2017). “A Demented Declaration of Love”: The Deconstruction of Rape Culture in

Marvel’s Jessica Jones, NCA Annual Convention, Dallas, TX.

 

Wilson, G. (2017). “Harlem’s Captain America”: Identifying Politics of Respectability in Marvel’s

Luke Cage, NCA Annual Convention, Dallas, TX.

 

Wilson, G. (2017). “Not the Right People”: The Influence of Scapegoat Narratives in Donald

Trump’s Campaign Rhetoric, NCA Annual Convention, Dallas, TX.

 

Wilson, G. (2017). “Woman Inherits the Earth”: Deconstructing Jurassic Park as an Early Text in

Third-Wave Feminism, BEA Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV. (*TOP PAPER AWARD)

 

Wilson, G. (2017). “A Man Must Have a Code”: A Contrast of Black and White Masculinity in The Wire, BEA Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV. (*TOP PAPER AWARD)

 

Wilson, G. (2017). Evolution of the Modern American Antihero: The Shield as Template for

Breaking Bad, BEA Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

 

Wilson, G. (2017). “I Am Not Your Property”: The Progressive Feminism of Orphan Black,

PCA/ACA National Conference, San Diego, CA.

 

Wilson, G. (2016). “What’s the Difference Between Men and Women?”: Hegemonic Masculinity in The Walking Dead, Midwest PCA/ACA Regional Conference, Chicago, IL.

 

Wilson, G. (2015). A Bastard from the Beginning: The Moral Agency of Breaking Bad’s Walter  White, PCA/ACA National Conference, New Orleans, LA.