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13th-Dec-2016 11:23 am - This Week in Fandom, Volume 35
Kiri OTW Communications Co-Chair


This Week in Fandom: Contributing your voice to fan studies and telling your own story—https://goo.gl/8TJJks
11th-Dec-2016 12:19 pm - OTW Guest Post: Antonia
Claudia OTW Communications Staffer
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Comiket volunteer Antonia does a Guest Post with OTW this month. She tells us what that role's been like and why she started http://goo.gl/yUOSXY
8th-Dec-2016 10:33 am - November 2016 Newsletter, Volume 108
Janita OTW Communications Co-Chair
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A month of collaboration, with a new server to set up, new imports to AO3, and lots of new staffers at the OTW! https://goo.gl/VrHBxC
6th-Dec-2016 12:59 pm - This Week in Fandom, Volume 34
Janita OTW Communications Co-Chair
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This Week in Fandom: 2016 year in review, Tumblr edition! Also, when fandom helps us cope during hard times: https://goo.gl/1LRrzY
5th-Dec-2016 11:41 am - International Volunteer Day
Claudia OTW Communications Staffer
OTW Celebrates

It's International Volunteer Day & both the OTW and you have many reasons to celebrate it -- nearly 600 in fact: https://goo.gl/is9aCX
29th-Nov-2016 03:14 pm - This Week in Fandom, Volume 33
Claudia OTW Communications Staffer
This Week in Fandom

Canons don't always deliver what we want & sometimes the magic is gone. But for some the magic is also now back https://goo.gl/2JD83I
22nd-Nov-2016 01:15 pm - This Week in Fandom, Volume 32
Janita OTW Communications Co-Chair
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This Week in Fandom: Hallelujah is charting, Potterheads ponder new canon, and fans are big holiday spenders. https://goo.gl/cK6FcP
17th-Nov-2016 11:46 am - Five Things Rrain Prior Said
Claudia OTW Communications Staffer
Five Things an OTW Volunteer Said

In Five Things, Rrain Prior discusses working on Transformative Works and Cultures & how far back her fanfic goes https://goo.gl/pDw1uE
15th-Nov-2016 11:14 am - This Week in Fandom, Volume 31
Kiri OTW Communications Co-Chair

Kitties, kindness, and fanfiction about complex Black women, this week in fandom: https://goo.gl/sjpUAT
11th-Nov-2016 11:37 am - OTW Guest Post: Nicole Saylor
Claudia OTW Communications Staffer
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“When we were defining the Web Cultures collection, fan fiction and other kinds of fan works were identified as significant because fandom enacts so many of the key elements of folklore and vernacular culture. As a result, there are a range of fandom-focused sites that were selected for the collection. We were also interested in harvesting sites where communities had worked to synthesize, organize and collect examples of practice.”

Did you know that Fanlore is preserved by the US Library of Congress’ American Folklife Center? Their archive head tells us what their collection is about and why Fanlore is part of it: https://goo.gl/zRnERW
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