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Henry Jenkins @henryjenkins Los Angeles, CA

Provost's Professor of Communication, Journalism and Cinematic Arts, USC

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Joined Twitter 3/2/09


Today, my blog launches a new series focused around British comics culture, organized by Billy Proctor. In this ins… https://t.co/An291yGHy5 @a_wild_acafan @acafanmom I would agree that there are people out there who are "users of Jenkins" but for the most… https://t.co/UzdPPhzqGN
10/15
2019
How Do You Like It So Far? podcast brings together the perspectives of three sex-work podcasters as they consider t… https://t.co/Yww0V4uoPT
10/13
2019
What is the alternative to Charisma-driven models of technological and cultural change? https://t.co/JLAnVTbraq
10/12
2019
Morgan G. Ames discusses the conception of childhood which informed the One-Laptop-Per-Child project and how it dif… https://t.co/nlYXZ4qmUP @KishonnaGray @cmac We loved taping a podcast with you. Look out world for when it drops in the next week or so. @acaunderground Most definitely.
10/9
2019
Morgan J. Ames discusses the One Laptop Per Child project at the MIT Media Lab in The Charisma Machine -- provocati… https://t.co/FgEb5DV37gHow did the 1950s science fiction classic -- The Space Merchant -- engage with the period's debates about the impac… https://t.co/K4cPOKmRxx
10/7
2019
@njgina @FSNNorthAmerica There has been historic splits in Fandom Studies between those who study cult media, sport… https://t.co/iAhhfM1GAK
10/5
2019
@cendera @hersinta Actually -- Participatory Culture: Interviews just came out from Polity and Popular Culture and… https://t.co/Hm7vClXPIs @hersinta @cendera I spoke in Jakarta about three years ago. I hope to get back there some day -- we had an amazing time @cendera @hersinta Hope we get a chance to meet sometime soon.My former student Shawna Kidman breaks down the ways the comics industry has reshaped the entertainment industry at… https://t.co/tQpW2MM21R
9/30
2019
Special Back Story episode: our very first interview for our podcast with three pros in podcast world -- Tina Antol… https://t.co/fS6k2WpRWy
9/28
2019
I am eagerly awaiting new documentary about the making and cultural significance of Ridley Scott's Alien which hits… https://t.co/aRqvXO2BiOCharles Musser discusses the ways candidates did or did not learn about emerging media affordances and tactics acro… https://t.co/dNDPzHX168
9/26
2019
What might William McKinley, Grover Cleveland, William Jennings Bryant, and Teddy Roosevelt have to teach us about… https://t.co/ETCN9OO8qqMIT Comparative Media Studies Program issues a statement clarifying that they are not the MIT Media Lab in the wake… https://t.co/HOGCXMDFkrCan meaningful co-creation take place between human and nonhuman agents? In this final segment, we get comments fro… https://t.co/Hztp1d24VU
9/24
2019
Downton Abbey is 2 hours of fan service --- and there's nothing wrong with that. Those guys serve us with a silver… https://t.co/Sv4DRahZ7yUSC Annenberg PhD Students organized the upcoming Critical Mediations conference, The Unruley Canon, to be held Oct… https://t.co/VdMtBYoxom
9/22
2019
American Fandom Studies Peeps, keep an eye on #indianfandom this weekend. I want to signal my support for the Great… https://t.co/ky9wpHYWC1 @nanjingsong I have no written work but check out this episode of our podcast with Hye Jin Lee and Cristina Vespera… https://t.co/ktZfwfeEEGHow Do You Like It So Far? wants to hear your thoughts making sense of what Trump's orange-ness means to the Left.… https://t.co/bKSWQ2kSkhWe're back! How Do You Like It So Far?, our podcast, returns for its 4th season (41 episode) with a conversation wi… https://t.co/4ehIQYJeXh
9/20
2019
Here is "Popular Culture as Politics, Politics as Popular Culture," an essay I wrote for a general/undergraduate re… https://t.co/jjTeOtrbLs“To present co-creation within media as a re-emergent practice without explicitly acknowledging the long-standing c… https://t.co/r5GM6y5lBL
9/19
2019
I ask: What do you see as the core ethical commitments that need to shape co-creative media-making? And the folks a… https://t.co/2R7J1DrE4U
9/18
2019
I listened to Lori Morimoto's great new podcast about fandom studies this morning. It's definitely a thing you shou… https://t.co/tj0NWWJmxBWilliam Uricchio and Katerina Cizek from MIT's Open Documentary Lab explore what we mean by collective wisdom and c… https://t.co/BnG1jwO5ncThank you MIT students for remind us that this is what democracy can look like—showing solidarity, holding institut… https://t.co/Tzxpdavvhx
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9/17
2019
Really proud of my advisee Stefanie Marghitu who has a new publication online about Broad City, Insecure, and Mille… https://t.co/TmyqYNmLkDAs I bring my interview with fandom scholars Nicolle Lamerichs to a close, we discuss Cosplay as a transcultural ph… https://t.co/pf1ULrOiie
9/16
2019
@TrumpetMOSH Thanks for flagging this, Michele. I will take a look. Hope you are doing well. @natasha_stamos Glad you enjoy the blog. If you want to read some highlights in a somewhat more ordered way, check… https://t.co/783FCy5nbB
9/13
2019
In part three of my interview, Nicholle Lamerichs gets into cosplay and ludic identities (the relationship between… https://t.co/LXBxgWb8YKFor readers in and around Perth, I will be doing a brief, red-eyed, appearance at the Open Literacy conference late… https://t.co/U7mZPUQeIt
9/12
2019
Nicolle Lamerichs discusses the ways fans engage with fictional characters. https://t.co/bRRQpai5Xm
9/11
2019
Today, I share the first installment of my interview with Dutch fan scholar Nicholle Lamerichs about her work on ma… https://t.co/muGwMJyLBM @flourish They fact checked my sections -- more or less. They did not ask me about the quote they used on early int… https://t.co/sh2gz4lHC8 @flourish Thanks for pointing this out. Trust me, I told him a lot about current state of fandom, suggested he look… https://t.co/Pg8icF9GXD
9/10
2019
"Harry Potter in an Illiberal Democracy" explores the political deployment of J. K. Rowling's fantasy series in con… https://t.co/wWUIQ9MFEB
9/9
2019
@jaybushman @dngldmn @ivanovitch Of course — you are always welcomeAnd here's the syllabus for my course on Transmedia Storytelling and Entertainment, which takes advantage of the em… https://t.co/4Um0YWfqUH @Lecteronthelam Try Rise of The Transtexts, Make Ours Marvel, and Disney's Star Wars, each of which integrate fans… https://t.co/k8ptS7mjpz
9/5
2019
Here's the syllabus for my Fandom Studies class this fall, reflects my efforts to "decolonize" how I teach this fie… https://t.co/DDQvGUmNPH @drwave They have not told me, so not sure. I assume hardback is for libraries and paperback for classes and individuals.
9/4
2019
@drwave https://t.co/31pxgGawBd"No Permission Necessary": Bringing Young Activists to the Connected Learning Summit https://t.co/oziIHI4ypRAnnouncing the launch of my newest book -- Participatory Culture: Interviews -- published this month by Polity https://t.co/XfjmmvoCUU
9/3
2019
#USC students heads-up! Henry Jenkins and I are excited to announce our completely revamped course which will take… https://t.co/S7Nd1WJFVb
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8/24
2019
@parmeshs @IndiaCultureLab @parodevi @aswinp @uanjaria @kareempuff This looks phenomenal! Wish I could be there.
8/18
2019
@willbrooker A few more to consider: His Girl Friday (front page), Cape Fear, Tokyo Story (Make Way for Tomorrow),… https://t.co/stVcsJ2FQD @willbrooker While on Ford the Informer is also remake but I like silent British version better @willbrooker John Ford version is a remake. The Fox Ford set has both films. Original is not as good as Ford but better than anticipated @willbrooker Imitation of Life, The Maltese Falcon, Thief of Baghdad, My Darling Clementine, Stella Dallas
8/7
2019
I will be moderating a panel of young activists at this year's Connected Learning Summit. This post provides some… https://t.co/8KsRIiJprQ
8/5
2019
Another big book waiting for me when I got back home from #SIGGRAPH2019 - “The Fantasy Worlds of Irwin Allen” by Je… https://t.co/FxCpJMTxT0
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8/4
2019
Even when I don't get to go to San Diego Comic-Con, I seem to be one of the go-to guys for press comments. :-) https://t.co/ci1kFT0BQx
7/20
2019
Happy to be in the mix with two other authors @couldrynick and @ddbuckingham who I greatly admire as Polity announ… https://t.co/nZGXnbvrqB
7/9
2019
@RukminiPande asks why female fans have been willing to write gay male characters but not characters of color, as o… https://t.co/4Eu35tJ6T1
6/21
2019
@RukminiPande explores how fan fiction might provide a "learning resource" for thinking about race differently https://t.co/RbVmK1iQHA
6/20
2019
i @RukminiPande addresses how we would do fandom studies differently if we placed race at its center https://t.co/JsmOPCbddD
6/18
2019
Now that we have concluded our conversation series on Participatory Politics in an Age of Crisis, you can find all… https://t.co/hM8hrkeX6J
6/13
2019
Nico Carpentier and I discuss what participatory leadership looks like? https://t.co/8Mxc80HLYf
6/12
2019
In which Nico Carpentier and I start to hammer out a code of participatory ethics. https://t.co/Q1yTeTwPZR
6/11
2019
@AtlinMerrick @Sam_Ford @joshgreen Thanks for support and happy that I get a kickback from the Post-it company @WordsByRaJa Flattered as Hell
6/10
2019
Nico Carpentier and I dig deeper into the current state of democratic participation, discussing Watergate, the Park… https://t.co/o35ik7MeW0
6/7
2019
Browse our 2019 #media #communication #culturalstudies catalogue for new titles by @ddbuckingham @couldrynickhttps://t.co/AL2eCUKVOc
Retweeted by Henry JenkinsNico Carpentier describes how struggles over democratic participation have been "one of the most significant proces… https://t.co/4nWOH8uSC8
6/5
2019
@alalbalalba I wish I did but I had not thought about the game in a long time. If I ever did download it, on a computer that is long gone.
6/3
2019
#AOC takes center stage in my first entry into what's turning into an epic rematch with Nico Carpentier as we hamme… https://t.co/IZADThPrLC
5/31
2019
Pakistan's Reality Girl uses comics to awaken the world to wealth inequality, apathy, and its consequences https://t.co/6oka9UJdXT
5/30
2019
Civic Path research team member Tyler Quick discusses AIDS activism with Frank Ocana, the Executive Director of the… https://t.co/kGcpknZhSq
5/27
2019
Does Brexit represent "he deplorable failure of (or frustration with) participatory politics"? https://t.co/urhG2yfEI6"What’s at stake in media franchising to make it a target for activism is that it represents a set of industrial st… https://t.co/w8Wa3ihtFK
5/23
2019
"To have a hope of finding a sustainable place in academia, we emphasize publications, research, teaching evaluatio… https://t.co/a88fRNpMqf
5/21
2019
USC #ASCJ student Caitlin Joy Dobson shares her thoughts on R. Kelly, fandom, and sexual violence https://t.co/0KCIwEVh5t
5/18
2019
@alexqgb @colum @yelenart @kentbye @paulmezier @JesseDamiani @CharlieFink @vrbosenet @brillhart @estellatsehttps://t.co/Gp3x0azpyqHow do we protect participatory politics in its progress form from anti-social and destructive forces in the cultur… https://t.co/BTWEBc9zSd @simoned87 Yes and look forward to meeting you and othersMelissa Brough and David Nemer share reports about the struggles over participatory politics in Colombia and Brazil… https://t.co/TMIjTIvlXh
5/16
2019
@ryanjavanshir 👎Jonathon Gray, in conversation with Paul Mihailidis, asks what we can learn about our distaste for politics by tapp… https://t.co/CSxlhmpufP
5/14
2019
@wayneandwax @John_Salisbury Not sure I fully understand you but the term, metagaming, refers to the full range of… https://t.co/HWmhExabs7Well, if you are going to jump the shark, flying on the back of a dragon is a classy way to go. #GameofThrones"I’ve seen again and again that those who use media to advocate or participate meaningfully in civic life do so fro… https://t.co/PC6N5i63Sd
5/13
2019
As #AoIR2019 acceptances are flowing, when planning your trip, please consider visiting @netstudies @CCAT_Curtin in… https://t.co/8TSOLhvG2x
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5/11
2019
@thisiscarolb Congrats on your success with this project. I always love to hear that people are putting some of my ideas to good use.
5/9
2019
Terry Marshall of Intelligent Mischief and the Wakanda Dream Lab discuss Afro-Surrealism as a way of confronting wh… https://t.co/uEtKXXYAeC
5/8
2019
How Do You Like It So Far? explores the history of gaming behind the iron curtain during the cold war era with Czec… https://t.co/LkDrvbKpswYomna Elsayed and Katie Davis discuss the value of cultural spaces, sometimes read as "apolitical," in sustaining r… https://t.co/3NP7dpTwzkYomna Elsayed, in conversation with Katie Davis, explores the way remix videos and memes keeps alive the spirit of… https://t.co/TMTuuc3mkuEbony Thomas talks about race, children's literature, fan fiction, and the imagination gap in the new episode of Ho… https://t.co/1gGdsFmaYo
5/7
2019
How did Dragon Ball Z become a tool for activists in Chile? https://t.co/j7IHDSrW9ASuzanne Scott addresses the gender and racial politics of fandom in conversation with Camilio Diaz Pino https://t.co/wTNeDUzKG9Things I liked about tonight's #GameofThrones: 1) how useless Jon Snow was 2) ARYA + THE HOUND SAVING EACH OTHER'S… https://t.co/2NbVgF7LDw
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4/30
2019
@captainbtchface Not sure how I can help either but you can tell your teacher I said live long and prosper.🧐🤓(Aca-fans forever!)
4/29
2019

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