Rise of the Fandoms: When They Began to Rule the ‘Verse (NEMLA 2013)

This panel seeks to look at the increased role of the fandom in pop culture today. More and more writers admit to reading message boards, websites, and fan fiction about their work, and making creative choices following this engagement. How have these communities raised the level of discourse regarding their topic of choice, or in some cases possibly have trivialized academic engagement? Other theories relating to this topic are welcome. 200 words abstracts should be sent to Lindsay Bryde at ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Northeast Modern Language Association
Event type: 
Event date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
Event Location: 
Boston, MA
Abstract due date: 
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Digital Humanities
Graduate Conference
Genre & Form
Popular Culture
Gender & Sexuality
Literary Theory
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