Interview with Louisa Ellen Stein: Whole self and felt scholarship in fan studies

  • Julia E. Largent
  • Milena Popova
  • Elise Vist University of Waterloo
Keywords: Acafan, Methodologies, Political activism, Research, Vidding


Fan studies scholar Louisa Ellen Stein discusses her journey into felt scholarship and whole self scholarship in fan studies. Her fannish interests and personal identities are varied and affect her scholarship in different ways. Choosing how and when to reveal and interrogate them is difficult but important work.