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Friday, February 01, 2008

New OA journal of transformative works

Transformative Works and Cultures (TWC) is a new peer-reviewed OA journal published under a CC-BY-NC license by the Organization for Transformative Works.  It just published its first call for papers.  From the site:

TWC publishes articles about popular media, fan communities, and transformative works, broadly conceived. We invite papers on all related topics, including but not limited to fan fiction, fan vids, mashups, machinima, film, TV, anime, comic books, video games, and any and all aspects of the communities of practice that surround them. TWC's aim is twofold: to provide a publishing outlet that welcomes fan-related topics, and to promote dialogue between the academic community and the fan community....