Plan of the course:
1. Fanfics and where to find them: brief history of ff, definition, main areas of research, vocabulary, platforms.
2. Back off, author, the canon is mine: the role of canon in ff, canon divergence, fanon, authorship, ownership. (Lyons b.d.)
3. 50 (thousand) shades of fic: canon transformations and reading preferences. (Jenkins 1992)
4. Now, KISS: shipping in fandom. (Wax 2018)
5. Real Person Fiction – ethics of shipping. (McCann i Southerton 2019; Fathallah 2018; McGee 2005)
6. Oh, my feels: affective genres in ff. (Grossberg 2002)
7. It wAs a jOKe: crack, parody, satire in ff. (ShippersGuideToTheGalaxy 2017)
8. We’re here, we’re queer: safe space in fandom. (Tosenberger 2008)
9. Alternate Universe: falling in love all over again. (Samutina 2016; Kustritz 2016)
10. Ff across platforms: interactive Twitter fic, Tumblr ficlet, Wattpad quality, AO3 literature etc.
11. Trump/Jesus PWP: politics in ff, subversive writing. (Goodman, b.d.; Fiske 2010)
12. Global fandom: culture differences in ff, language learning tool. (Kustritz 2015; Black 2007)
13. [Students’ choice]*
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*Students’ choice: ff as creative writing; the impact of ff in mainstream; ff as a way of consuming (pop)culture; ff as a part of identity; subjects proposed by students.