Girls and Digital Culture

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Name: Girls and Digital Culture: Transnational Perspectives on Girlhood
Dates: September 13-14, 2012
Location: King's College London, Strand Campus (U.K.)
Type: academic
Focus: girlhood, digital culture
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Girls and Digital Culture: Transnational Perspectives on Girlhood is an academic conference that was held at King's College London, Strand Campus on September 13-14, 2012. Through its focus on girlhood and digital culture across disciplines and through a transnational frame, the conference's proceedings touch on a number of topics both related and of interest to fandom.

According to the Call for Papers, themes explored at the conference are intended to include:

  • Girls experiences of digital culture
  • Gender and social media
  • Sexuality
  • Activism and politics
  • Identity and subjectivity
  • Development
  • Gender and blogging
  • Gender, play and digital culture
  • Power and digital divisions
  • Convergence
  • Intersectional and transnational approaches

Conference Proceedings

The conference is set to feature five invited speakers and twenty-three papers. The following accepted papers have direct connections to fandom and fannish activities:

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