Monday, February 15

  • Academic Recess. Class does not meet.

Wednesday, February 17

  • Anticipating University closure due to student protests, we will do these activities online. Class will not meet today.
  • Sign up for a fandom group using this Google Document (UPR login required).
  • Once groups are ready (I will identify when they are):
    • Create a private Slack conversation among group members to communicate and share resources, readings, etc on your chosen fandom.
    • Prepare a brief group presentation (10 minutes) for Monday, February 22 in which you present the following about your fandom:
      • Main online communities & resources
      • Links to cool fanfics
      • A sampling of fan art
      • Everyone in the group must participate in preparation and presentation of slideshow.
    • Create a Google Slideshow in this shared folder to develop your presentations as a group.

Monday, February 22

Wednesday, February 24

  • Remaining group presentations (if necessary).
  • Bring a draft of a fanfic (blog post, HTML page, Twine, whatever) to share with your group, based on the fandom you’ve been studying.

Written by Leonardo Flores

Leonardo Flores is a Professor of English at the University of Puerto Rico: Mayagüez Campus and the Treasurer for the Electronic Literature Organization. He was the 2012-2013 Fulbright Scholar in Digital Culture at the University of Bergen. His research areas are electronic literature, poetry, and preservation of first generation electronic...
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