Routledge Companion to Media Fandom, 2nd edition Call for Chapters on Transcultural Fandom
Work has begun on a second edition of The Routledge Companion to Media Fandom, a 40+ chapter collection that provides reﬂection on and direction for the evolving ﬁeld of Fan Studies edited by Suzanne Scott and Melissa Click. The project’s goal is to bring together an internationally and interdisciplinarily diverse group of established and emerging media fandom scholars to survey core concerns, evaluate the state of the ﬁeld, and point to new directions of inquiry. The project will be organized into ﬁve main sections: Methods & Ethics, Fan Practices & Platforms, Identities, Transcultural Fandom, and Industry & Labor.
We are looking for new chapters for the collection’s section on Transcultural Fandom. In the Routledge Companion to Media Fandom’s ﬁrst edition, the co-editors argued that “The absence of a robust dialogue in fan studies scholarship about race…
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