"Theme park fandom: Spatial transmedia, materiality and participatory cultures," by Rebecca Williams

  • Carissa Baker University of Central Florida
Keywords: Disney, Fan studies, Universal Studios


Review of Rebecca Williams, Theme park fandom: Spatial transmedia, materiality and participatory cultures. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2020, hardcover, €99 (260p), ISBN 9789462982574.

Author Biography

Carissa Baker, University of Central Florida

Carissa Baker, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Theme Park and Attraction Management at the University of Central Florida (UCF). She attained her Ph.D. in Texts and Technology from UCF. Her scholarship focuses primarily on narratives in the theme park space, drawing on her BA and MA in Literature. Dr. Baker taught in China and was a visiting scholar at Breda University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. She presents at academic conferences or themed entertainment industry events and publishes interdisciplinary work on theme parks.

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