|Alias(es):||Claudia M. Rebaza|
|Type:||acafan, editor and beta reader|
|Fandoms:||Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Angel The Series|
|URL:||at Organization for Transformative Works|
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Claudia Rebaza began watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel: The Series in 1999. It wasn't until the summer of 2002 that she began going online for news about the show's future. In 2003 she began regularly visiting Whedonesque[note 1] for news and searching out fanfic through online archives and award sites. In January 2004 she began a qualitative research project for a course that involved online communities. Claudia is interested in the segmentation of the Whedonverse fan community across different technological platforms and virtual spaces.
In December 2009 the dissertation The modern coterie: Fan fiction writers as a community of practice,. earned her a Ph.D. in LIS (Library & Information Science) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
- The modern coterie: Fan fiction writers as a community of practice, download available here
- Folklore in 10,000 Pixels: Icon Use by Fanfic Writers on LiveJournal, download available here
- The Broads Who Blog: Gender and Fannish Expression in the Buffyverse fandom, download available here
- Silenced: Discussing Censorship in Fandom (June 2020)
- The Power of Fandoms: A Conversation with OTW (October 2019)
- Talking with Claudia Rebaza of AO3 (August 2019)
- Random Fandom #09 - The OTW, fans for fans (July 2018)
- Episode 34: Enabling Fanworks to Flourish with Organization for Transformative Works staffer Claudia Rebaza
Notes and References
- Whedonesque is a group blog not located on LJ that is a central news source for the Buffyverse fandom. This blog is sometimes referred to by ljficwriters as having a different culture and participant base from their own. Excerpt from the dissertation glossary: "THE MODERN COTERIE: FAN FICTION WRITERS AS A COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE (2009) by Claudia M. Rebaza on CiteSeerX". 2021-09-05. Archived from the original on 2021-09-05. Download available at: CiteSeerX - PDF Archive
- except from Google Books, p. 266, About the Contributors, "Buffy and Angel Conquer the Internet: Essays on Online Fandom by Mary Kirby-Diaz". 2021-09-05. Archived from the original on 2021-09-05.
- "√ Completed Ph.D. – Chip's journey". 2021-09-05. Archived from the original on 2021-09-05. // Ph.D. Dissertation information and download file