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Saturday, April 25 • 10:00am - 10:50am
[VIRTUAL ] Tacking down Transformative Works: Free Culture in Fandom

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Transformative works (Cosplay, FanFiction, FanArt, FanVids, etc) are inherently derivative. As members of a fandom, we become so connected to characters, plots, and worlds that we take them on, stir them up, insert something of ourselves, and create something new. This discussion will explore the ways that free culture and transformative works are inherently interconnected as well as the ways they occasionally fall short of each other's expectations.

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Morgan Lemmer Webber

PhD Candidate, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Morgan is a PhD Candidate in Art History with interests in the social history of women in the ancient world, Roman material culture, textile history, digital humanities, and free software in academia. Her craft hobbies are too numerous to list. She dabbles with programming in Racket... Read More →

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