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Sunday, July 23 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Comics Arts Conference #16: The Culture of Comic-Con: Field Studies of Fans and Marketing

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Comic-Con offers students of popular culture an amazing venue to study how culture is marketed to and practiced by its fans. Jesse Booker (Radford University), Blythe Bull (Hendrix College), Borin Chep (University of Nebraska at Omaha), Conner DuRose (Radford University), Kristi Fleetwood (City University of New York), Carlos Flores (Arizona State University), Kyle Hanners (California State University, Sacramento), Sarah Irby (Lynchburg College), Morgan Mitchell (Wittenberg University), and DeAnna Volz (Wittenberg University) present initial findings from a week-long ethnographic field study of the intersection of fan practice at the nexus of cultural marketing and fan culture that is Comic-Con 2017. Matthew J. Smith (Radford University) moderates.

Sunday July 23, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Room 26AB

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