Denmark, Aarhus

Global Fandom in the Digital Age

when 2 July 2019 - 19 July 2019
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee EUR 828

The development of the internet and new technology has increased the visibility of fandom. It broke down the geographic barriers and made it easier for people to access free flow of information, connect and communicate at anytime anywhere. The internet allowed fans of TV, films, music, video games among others to participate in sharing, producing, circulating and promoting cultural products, it has become a new distribution channel for amateur cultural production. In this course we will analyse online fan cultures of popular television dramas such as Sherlock, Black Mirror, SKAM through different online fan communities, fan fiction/slash fan fiction communities, interpretative communities, etc. We will discuss how fandoms practice differentiate in relation to culture, gender, media censorship, linguistic among others.

Course leader

Rui Xu

Target group

Bachelor's Level

Fee info

EUR 828: Any student with a preapproval from a Danish Institution or a nomination from an International Partner: No Fee

EU/EEA students without a preapproval or nomination: 828 EUR

NON-EU/EEA students without a preapproval or nomination: 1373 EUR

Books, course materials, social programme, and housing are not included in the fee.