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Wednesday, March 10

The Affective Alliance: TV Drama Fandom and Internet Communities in contemporary China
Asia Pop: Era of Videos
6:30 pm
Dr. Shuyu Kong
Online via Zoom
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center

Dr. Shuyu Kong will discuss "participatory culture" and "affective communication" through a case study of internet media fandom of TV spy drama Undercover. She argues that Chinese media fandom demonstrates a new form of creative energy and interpretive practice among the younger generation of Chinese, and indicates a new social bonding through cultural consumption in post-socialist China.

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