Recent PhD graduate, Dr. Philipp Keidl, published his pathbreaking work on fandom in our field’s leading scholarly journal. The article is titled “Franchising the Past: Transmedia Historiography, Cultural Memory Management, and the Fanboy Historian” Journal of Cinema and Media Studies (61.5). Philipp is current a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Configurations of Film Project, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany. His article grows from his Concordia University PhD dissertation and focusses on non-fiction fan practices and the Star Wars film and media franchise.
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