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Dr. Adrielle Mitchell


Professor of English and Communication
Nazareth College
Participates in 1 Session
Dr. Adrielle Mitchell is a comics scholar and professor of English and Communication at Nazareth College in Rochester, New York. She is an acafan (academic and fan) who teaches classes on graphic narrative, environmental literature, transmedia studies, and youth culture. She misses Firefly and is beyond excited that Netflix dropped a Dark Crystal prequel this fall!

Sessions in which Dr. Adrielle Mitchell participates

Saturday 12 October, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
12:45 PM
12:45 PM EDT - 1:45 PM EDT | 1 hour
The Muggle WorldFandom

Sure, you already know about fan activism organizations like the Harry Potter Alliance and Nerdfighteria here in the United States, but how much do you know about fan activism in other countries? Come hear about Pottermania in China, KPop influences on Latin American youth, Twitter activism in South Africa and other instances in which fans transform storyworld elements into real-time ethical and social change. You might pick up some new strategies or just get inspired by what young and emergi...