From Inclusion Riders to Cultivating Care: What Lifetime Can Teach The Industry about Entertainment By and For Women
Miranda J. Banks and Kristin J. Lieb / Emerson College
Miranda Banks and Kristin Lieb map how The Lifetime Television Network has cultivated an increasingly inclusive and compelling model of media made by and for diverse women.
Just Saying No: Labour, Gender, and Refusal in Twitch Streaming
Alison Harvey / University of Leicester
Alison Harvey contextualizes Twitch streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins’ refusal to stream with female gamers within digital culture practices and historically gendered patterns of labour.
The Female Labor of Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair Playing House
Kelly Kessler / DePaul University
Kelly Kessler considers Playing House and the considerable labor performed by its creator/stars Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Claire to nurture the program’s content, advertisers, and fans.
Josh Stenger considers how fan studies is uniquely positioned to help colleges and universities reexamine, and hopefully even transform, how, whom, and why they educate.
Punk, Disco, Porn—The Deuce ’77—Part 1
Matthew Tchepikova-Treon / the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Matthew Tchepikova-Treon analyzes the complex depiction of seventies punk culture in Season Two of The Deuce with specific focus on historical contextualization and formal aesthetics of the (sub)cultural movement.