As author of the article “A Questionable Bromance: Queer Subtext, Fan Service, and the Dangers of Queerbaiting in Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes and A Game of Shadows,” I was asked to participate in a panel on Queerbaiting and Transformative Fandom together with Lori Morimoto and Joseph Brennan by the creators of Three Patch Podcast.
Listen to the discussion here on the Three Patch Website!
I’m thrilled to say that my paper “We are the Districts: Fannish Resistance to The Hunger Games Marketing Campaigns” has been accepted for the Console-ing Passions Conference in Dublin, Ireland, June 18-20, 2015.
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Friday, February 6, I’m presenting a paper on transformative fandom and the public sphere at the colloquium of the Institute for German Cultural Studies @ Cornell.
In the midst of the discussion about BBC’s plans to shut down the television channel BBC3, fans of the BBC3 production “In the Flesh” are concerned about the future of the show.
Source: reginalds @ tumblr
Here are some of the things online fans have been up to since the finale of season 2 in June 2014:
So you want to help save In the Flesh? @ tumblr
Save In the Flesh @ tumblr
Give In the Flesh a Third Season @ Change.org
Save in the Flesh on Twitter
And here’s why this show is worth caring about, especially if you are interested in the representation of LGBT characters, female characters, the representation of mental illness, and zombies: The Daily Dot on In the Flesh