Abigail De Kosnik

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Name: Abigail De Kosnik
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Occupation: assistant professor at the University of California, Berkeley
Medium: books, articles, data science
Works: Rogue Archives: Digital Cultural Memory and Media Fandom
Official Website(s): http://tdps.berkeley.edu/people/abigail-de-kosnik/ archived
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Abigail De Kosnik is on the faculty of the Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM, http://bcnm.berkeley.edu) and the Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies (TDPS, http://tdps.berkeley.edu).

She has written the book Rogue Archives: Digital Cultural Memory and Media Fandom, published in 2016. It used An Archive of Our Own and Fanlore as major sources.

Oral History Project

As part of the Fan Fiction Oral History Project, De Kosnik conducted fifty-six interviews with fifty fans on the topics of fanfiction and fandom.

Articles on Fandom

De Kosnik has had several articles in the journal Transformative Works and Cultures

'Participatory democracy and Hillary Clinton’s marginalized fandom' [1]

'What is global theater? or, What does new media studies have to do with performance studies?' [2]

Book Review of 'Playing Harry Potter: Essays and interviews on fandom and performance', edited by Lisa S. Brenner [3]


References

  1. Transformative Works and Culture Vol 1 (2008)
  2. What is global theater? or, What does new media studies have to do with performance studies? v 18 (2015)
  3. Playing Harry Potter: Essays and interviews on fandom and performance v22 2016