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“On Sylvie, and the Many Issues of Fandom and WOC Romance,” by threefeettotheleft

[Spoilers for Musketeers series 3] Here’s the thing, before I begin: none of this is about [Your Ship]. [Your Ship] and the way you play with it, is merely a component piece of … Continue reading

May 12, 2016 · 9 Comments

“‘The Potter Books are Radical’,” by phoenix-ace

Curator’s note: We continue this week’s look at race and popular media texts with phoenix-ace’s examination and critique of the ostensibly ‘radical’ racial and ethnic politics of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

“What’s a Little Racial Violence Amongst Gods? An analysis of the film Thor and how it (doesn’t) deal with racism,” by schadenfreudessa

Curator’s note: This week we’re looking at issues of race in two popular texts, Kenneth Branagh’s Thor and J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. We begin with schadenfreudessa’s interrogation of the racist … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

“A Strange Yellow Squiggle: Racism in The Blind Banker” and “Arabia!lock: The Karachi Conundrum,” by mid0nz

Curator’s Note: In contrast with academic writing in the humanities, in which one argument advanced by an individual – or, in some cases, two or three – is typically sustained over … Continue reading

August 26, 2014 · 2 Comments