In my classes, we use social media in a range of targeted ways. Often, my classes share a social… Read more Focus on: Social Media
This past Spring, I was happy to have the opportunity to write a series of three posts for the online… Read more Fandom in Transition: 3 Flow Pieces
In FMMC 358, Theories of Spectatorship, students embark on local history research projects, and sometimes turn them into creative work.… Read more Focus on: Theories of Spectatorship
I’ve posted before about the creativity my students pour into their zines. It’s come to be a favorite project for… Read more Focus on: Zines
I was so thrilled to be interviewed by Henry Jenkins at his blog (Confessions of an Acafan, of course!) about… Read more Interview on Millennial Fandom
Toward the end of each semester of FMMC 267 Gender/Sexuality/Media, we watch an ever shifting playlist of YouTube productions. I… Read more Focus on: Student Curated Playlist
In the multi-year process of writing Millennial Fandom, I worked out many of my ideas in video/fanvid form. Sometimes the… Read more Scholar-Vidding? Acavidding? Or just metavidding?
I’m having one of those periods where despite being chaotically busy, my mind has decided to connect all sorts of… Read more connect the dots: would Castiel survive tumblr’s intimate collective?
http://techtv.mit.edu/videos/21730-foe6-day-1-closing-remarks-mauricio-mota-and-louisa-stein My day one closing remarks with Mauricio Moto, in which we talk about the stakes of inviting participation,… Read more Futures of Entertainment, 6
I’m not teaching this winter term, and believe it or not part of me actually misses the adrenalin rush of… Read more Adventures in Zine Making, Part 2