"How David Bowie Fans Transformed Brixton After His Death"

I am ecstatic to share that the journal article I wrote last year based on my thesis research has just been published in the peer-reviewed Wiley Journal of Popular Culture - Special Issue: "Exploring the Popular Culture and Tourism Place-making Nexus," Volume 52, Issue 6. This is my first full-fledged academic publication, and the entire … Continue reading "How David Bowie Fans Transformed Brixton After His Death"

‘Something Happened on the Day He Died’: How David Bowie Fans Transformed Brixton at FSNNA19

Below you can find my slides and outline from the presentation I gave at the Fan Studies Network North America academic conference on October 25, 2019, at DePaul University, Chicago, IL in the Agency in Music Fandoms panel. This is part of my MA thesis research, that I am currently working on at the CUNY … Continue reading ‘Something Happened on the Day He Died’: How David Bowie Fans Transformed Brixton at FSNNA19

Navigating No Man’s Land: The Graveyard of the Outcast Dead

The Cross Bones Graveyard resides in London SE1, and dates back to medieval times. It is believed that up to 15,000 people are buried in the unconsecrated ground. Originally used as a graveyard for "single women" which was coded language for sex workers. They were known locally as "Winchester Geese," as they were licensed by … Continue reading Navigating No Man’s Land: The Graveyard of the Outcast Dead