Fangirls and Killjoys (Weeks 4-6)

What are the dynamics between two gendered figures of the Internet age, the fangirl and the feminist killjoy?

Monday, February 3 (Week 4)

  • Sam Maggs, The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy: A Handbook for Girl Geeks (2015), pp. 1-101
  • Kingdoms of the Internet project distributed
  • Blog (Round 1): Group D

Wednesday, February 5

  • The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy, pp. 103-207
  • Anastasia Salter and Bridget Blodgett, Introduction of Toxic Geek Masculinity in Media: Sexism, Trolling, and Identity Policing (2017), pp. 1-16
  • Blog (Round 2): Group A

Monday, February 10 (Week 5)

Wednesday, February 12

Monday, February 17 (Week 6)

Wednesday, February 19

  • Internet Kingdom Guide due

Header: Feminist Killjoy t-shirt available from TeePublic