Transformative Works and Cultures has released No. 31.
This issue, “Fan Fiction and Ancient Scribal Cultures,” is guest edited by Frauke Uhlenbruch Sonja Ammann. Texts addressed include translations of the Bible, the Babylonian Talmud as fan fiction, rewritten biblical texts, and fan fic–like expansions of biblical texts. Topics include canon, hierarchy, and multitextuality.
The next issue of TWC, No. 32, “Fandom and Politics,” is guest edited by Ashley Hinck and Amber Davisson. It will appear on March 15, 2020.
We particularly invite fans to submit Symposium articles. Email us if you want to write a Symposium article for “Fan Studies Methodologies,” or if you have an idea for a general Symposium for our September 2020 issue.
TWC’s current calls for papers include the following issues:
- Fandom and Theatre, papers due January 15, 2020.
- Fan Studies Pedagogies, papers due January 1, 2020.
We accept on a rolling basis submissions for our general issues, which always appear on September 15.