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Monthly Archives: May, 2015

“Fandom in/as Contact Zone,” by tea-and-liminality

Curator’s Note: This is from a Tumblr post I drafted while preparing for a conference paper on the same topic in Spring 2014, which itself came from trying to figure … Continue reading

May 28, 2015 · 3 Comments

“The Kinematics AOU Meta You Didn’t Know You Needed,” by quiescentire

Curator’s Note: One of my favorite kinds of meta, although I can’t claim to understand it well, is what I’m playfully calling STEM meta – meta that takes on the … Continue reading

May 25, 2015 · 2 Comments

“Sherlock, Sally and Otherness,” by pennypaperbrain

Curator’s Note: We do our best to keep our own predilection for Sherlock meta to a minimum here on the Reader, but this wonderful look at the character of Sally Donovan has … Continue reading

May 21, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Invisible Man(liness), by Eva Hayles Gledhill

Curator’s Note: We’re not dead! It’s just been end-of-the-term season here at The Fan Meta Reader, so we’ve been a bit distracted.  The English language centres masculinity and maleness as … Continue reading

May 18, 2015 · 1 Comment