Courtney!!! Milan ? on Twitter Sooooo, you may or may not have seen on Twitter that there is currently a case in an Oklahoma court about A/B/O fanfiction. Courtney Milan provides a good summary in the thread above, but the
#fsnna18 hashtag on Twitter Live now: the Fan Studies Network North America Conference. Follow the hashtag on Twitter (and we’ll hopefully have a write-up for you from one of the attendees in the near future).
Fan Fiction vs. Fanfiction – Fansplaining – Medium Is it “fan fiction” or “fanfiction”? Depends on who you ask. Also, on what the dictionary counts as “usage”. Which in turn creates a really interesting power dynamic between those who actually
About This is a fascinating project looking at using fanfiction tools and techniques to re-imagine academia. Check it out – and do pitch if it’s relevant to your interests!
Meta Monday This is a stunningly good and extensive compilation of fannish meta on the subject of ageism in fandom. We thought we’d chime in with a bit of scholarship around fandom and age. “Access to fanfiction in the post–Star
How Technology Has Transformed, And Complicated, Music Fandom: Interview With Nancy Baym Here’s a really interesting interview with Nancy Baym, who markets herself as an internet researcher these days but has a history of really interesting and groundbreaking work on
Britta Lundin on Twitter Here we go again. A dude is making a thing that mostly non-dude fans have been doing for decades so suddenly it has value and is worthy of attention. And to make up for making you
Why Did Fans Flee LiveJournal, and Where Will They Go After Tumblr? destinationtoast: meeedeee: “What you’ll notice from the chart is that between 2007 and 2009, things were happening with LiveJournal that made people not like it anymore. From the
When Men Write Fanfiction, It Isn’t Fanfiction Because It’s “Academic” Some of you might have spotted this week’s kerfuffle about how it if was written by a dude it can’t be fanfic, in the guise of an interview with author
Lecture 3: Early Fan Studies | Lori Morimoto on Patreon Check out this free Fan Studies lecture on early fan studies by Lori Morimoto! It’s a great overview of some of the works that started fan studies as a discipline.