- 1 Welcome to the Fandom Wiki
Welcome to the Fandom Wiki
Hey everyone. Sorry about being a little late on this. Here are some webpages/articles that we found interesting and relate to the topics we will be presenting on. We don't really expect you to look at everything here, but try to look at something from each of the areas.
Must-See Transformative Works of Interest
http://opendoors.transformativeworks.org/mtsd/ - Save the Last Dance. SGA - Interactive media project showing an WWII AU of two characters from the television show Stargate Atlantis. Trailers, movies, artefacts, podcast.
http://videos.nymag.com/video/VioletSupernatural - Women's Work - Supernatural vid critiquing the portrayal of women on the television show. WARNING: The video contains graphic and potentially disturbing images of violence against women.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deQuFc3BP74 - Similar to Women's Work, but uses humor. It looks at the lack of women in the latest Star Trek film. PG-13 language.
http://videos.nymag.com/video/Vogue300 - Vogue/300 - Looking at the homosexual overtones of the staunchly heterosexual Frank Miller film
http://zoetrope.talkoncorners.net/twoatoms.htm - Zoetrope's Two Atoms in a Molecules. Narrative animation that combines concepts of slash, viddings, animation, and songfic.
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/471264/1/An_Uncertain_Path - Star Wars fanfiction that galvanized the fandom
http://www.youtube.com/user/StarKidPotter#p/c/C76BE906C9D83A3A/0/wmwM_AKeMCk — StarKidPotter's A Very Potter Musical, it pokes fun at the plot, character development
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldDpr02g-TM - Maybe? It's a performance of "Life of a Mary Sue" (Harry Potter-based by SkittleSama)
http://dreamcafe.com/firefly.html - Steven Brust (published fantasy novelist) wrote a Firefly novel. It's fanfiction in everything but name
Communities or Webpage of Interest
http://www.journalfen.net/community/fandom_wank/ - Fandom Wank
http://www.journalfen.net/community/bad_penny/1074.html - The Msscribe Saga. (A great and intricate, but long read).
http://www.fastcopyinc.com/orionpress/history.htm - Trekkie Zine Culture 1967-87
http://community.livejournal.com/fanthropology/ - Fanthropology
http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6702816.html?industryid=47192 - Fandom at the library article
Papers About Fanfiction
http://www.fantasy-magazine.com/2009/02/for-the-love-of-fan-fiction/ - For the Love of Fanfiction
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/46902/comment-page-1# - Inside the World of Fandom (outsider's pov, good intro.)
http://www.supernaturalwiki.com/index.php?title=Category:Vernacular - Specific to the Supernatural fandom. Shows how one fandom can evolve their own vocabulary.
http://expressions.populli.net/dictionary.html - Guide to Fanspeak (A little old but gets the main terms down)
http://dictionary.lunaescence.com/index.php?cat=5 - Anime Fandom Dictionary, with a lot of general fandom terms as well.
http://www.henryjenkins.org/2007/05/transforming_fan_culture_into.html - Transforming Fan Culture into User-Generated Content: The Case of FanLib
http://wneleh.livejournal.com/tag/media_refs - References to Fanfiction in the media
http://io9.com/5466298/12-successful-sf-authors-whove-written-racy-fanfic - 12 Successful SF Authors Who've Written Racy Fanfic
http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/cj/v048/48.4.hellekson.html - A Fannish Field of Value: Online Fan Gift Culture
http://henryjenkins.org/2010/02/the_internet_is_a_way_for_peop.html - Meeting of Minds: Cross-Generational Conversations About Digital Ethics (Part One)
http://henryjenkins.org/2006/09/fan_fiction_as_critical_commen.html - Fan Fiction as Critical Commentary
http://www.fanhistory.com/wiki/Category:Harry_Potter_terminology - Harry Potter terminology
http://www.orilliapacket.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2245335 - Cute story about a friendship that started through fanfiction
http://www.fanhistory.com/wiki/Fandom - What is fandom? - The definition and history of the word.
http://community.livejournal.com/sm_monthly - This is fanfiction challange. not quite as strong as it once was. Each month has a theme and each day has a prompt. Awards are given out. Challenges are part of the fan fiction culture. There are tons on live journal. http://community.livejournal.com/fanfic100 is one that challenge to writen 100 fanfics based on assigned themes for you're choosen fandom.
Papers About the Dark Side of Fandom
http://firefox.org/news/articles/1251/1/How-to-Be-a-Fandom-Jerk-in-Just-a-Few-Easy-Steps/Page1.html - What do you guys think of this one? "How to be a Fandom Jerk in Just a Few Easy Steps" by MerlinMissy, who is awesome
http://www.journalfen.net/community/metafandom/ - Metafandom. Just pic a random essay and go.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosplay - This is the wiki page for cosplay and does a decent job of explaining it.
http://www.animeevolution.com/?page_id=1092 - These are the rules for weapon/props for cosplay at the Anime Evolution coming up this summer at UBC
http://www.cosplay.com/ - This site connects cosplayer's around the world so search photos you have to have an account, but you can search for costumes, and connect with their makers. It allows people to share tips and costume designs, photos, experiences, and up coming events.
http://nymag.com/movies/features/videos/40622/ - New York Times article about vidder Luminosity (Creator of the Supernature vid "Women's Work" and "Vogue/300")
http://aqueductpress.blogspot.com/2007/08/womens-art-and-womens-work.html - A blog post recommending and further analyzing Women's Work. Also includes a brief history of vidding.
http://journal.transformativeworks.org/index.php/twc/article/view/44/64 - About the history of vidding. From the Journal for Transformative Works.
http://www.henryjenkins.org/2006/09/how_to_watch_a_fanvid.html - How to Watch a Fan Vid by Henry Jenkins
Boys and Fandom
http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/journal_of_lesbian_and_gay_studies/v010/10.4wolf.pdf - ON FANDOM AND SMALLTOWN BOYS. Wolf, Matt and Taylor, Marvin J. GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian & Gay Studies; 2004, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p657-670, 14p
Role Play Games (RPG)
http://community.livejournal.com/magicandmightoc/2289.html - Example of rules of conduct for a strict RPG, Harry Potter based.
http://keyblade-brigade.deviantart.com/ - Multimedia roleplaying community on DeviantArt, Kingdom Hearts based.
Technology and Fandom
http://boards.theforce.net/message.asp?topic=4166862 - Example of boards (still used by the Star Wars fandom)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Gossamer_Project - The Gossamer Project (X-Files)
http://www.sugarquill.net/ - The Sugar Quill (Inactive since August 2009) Ron/Hermione site
http://www.restrictedsection.org/ - The Naughty Adult Harry Potter Site
http://www.fanfiction.net/ - Fanfiction.net - The largest pan-fandom site on the internet.
http://groups.google.com/group/rec.arts.startrek.fandom/topics?pli=1 - Example of a usenet group
http://community.livejournal.com/sgapodfic/ - SGA podfic community
Organization of Transformative Works
http://transformativeworks.org/ - Main Site
http://fanlore.org/wiki/Main_Page - Fanlore
http://archiveofourown.org/ - Archive of Our Own