Essays

Resistance 101: Basics of Community Organizing for SF/F Creators & Consumers—Volume Two: Deepening Your Engagement

My so-called qualifications: I’ve been a community organizer for fifteen years. I’ve helped organize hundreds of direct actions, ranging from tame sidewalk rallies to occupations of government office building lobbies to tent cities on vacant bank-owned properties. I’ve gotten arrested in Central Park at a midnight protest; I’ve been illegally barred from public legislative hearings; […]

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Thank You, Patreon Supporters!

Uncanny Magazine would like to thank the following people for supporting us on Patreon. This magazine would not be possible without their support. Space Unicorn Ranger Corps COMMANDERS Adam Leff, Avery Flinders, Bliss Ehrlich, Christian Valencia-Neihart, Claire Rousseau, Dain Unicorn, Daniel Sales, David Mackie, Didi Chanoch, Edmund Schweppe, Hisham El-Far, Jayme Lundeen, Kevin Lyda, Mark Alexander   […]

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#beautifulresistance

Everything we believe is a story. That red in a traffic light means “stop” while green means “go.” The idea of Western scientific thinking as free of bias. That peanut butter and jelly is the perfect kid’s meal. The American dream. Everything. Whether they’re good stories or bad stories isn’t the point. What matters is […]

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Fandom in the Classroom

When I tell people that I’m a professor who teaches classes on fandom, I’m usually met by one of two reactions. One reaction is disbelief, as if I had just told them I teach classes on juggling, origami, or beer pong. This stems from the perception that the academic classroom is a hallowed space where […]

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Thank You, Patreon Supporters!

Uncanny Magazine would like to thank the following people for supporting us on Patreon. This magazine would not be possible without their support. Space Unicorn Ranger Corps COMMANDERS Adam Leff, Bliss Ehrlich, Christian Valencia-Neihart, Dain Unicorn, Daniel Sales, David Mackie, Didi Chanoch, Edmund Schweppe, Hisham El-Far, Jayme Lundeen, Mark Alexander, Avery Flinders, Claire Rousseau  Space Unicorn Ranger […]

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