Did you know you can even find recs in scholarship? Well, maybe not exactly, but they do mention examples of the practices they are talking about and when that practice is “dealing with race in a way the source material
As promised, here’s a report from the FSN North America 2018 conference by Suzanne Black, who is a PhD candidate in English Literature at the University of Edinburgh. (Thank you, Suzanne!) The Fan Studies Network has held an annual conference
Part of the way forward is for fan scholars to acknowledge that the ‘go-to’ theoretical frameworks of the field when conceptualizing fan identity and its operations actively encourage the erasure of non-white fans while highlighting issues of gender and sexuality.
The racial dynamics within Swan Queen fandom and the fault lines therein, as a case study, serve to highlight this contradiction between inclusion and everyday racial erasure that is part and parcel of fannish spaces. Certain fan practices, as we
Call for Papers: Edited Collection on Race in Fandom Call for papers with deadline (technically) today. Collection editor Rukmini Pande says on Twitter: #RaceInFandom abstracts have been super exciting but still looking to fill some gaps! Latinx and Asian fans/fandoms