Musical Fanthropology, Distance, and the Critical Gaze with Daphne Carr
Housing Works’ Bookstore Café (126 Crosby St., Manhattan)
What has become of contemporary fan communities in the age of online communities, comments, and democratized criticism? Join Daphne Carr (Nine Inch Nails Pretty Hate Machine, Continuum 2011), Laina Dawes (What Are You Doing Here? Black Women in Metal, Hardcore and Punk, Spring 2012), Village Voice music editor Maura Johnston, and writer/filmmaker/activist Raquel Cepeda in a reading of their works on fandom and a panel discussion about the changing meanings, technologies, intimacies, and authorities around pop devotion.