‘Black Panther’ Defies Wakanda’s Self-Containment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Wakanda’s isolationism doesn’t separate Black Panther from the Marvel Cinematic Universe—it reinforces its connection. Continue reading ‘Black Panther’ Defies Wakanda’s Self-Containment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

On Being Cinematic in the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Medium Specificity in Transmedia Storytelling and Media Franchising

Conference presentation at the Sydney Screen Studies Network (SSSN) Symposium, University of New South Wales 8 December 2017 It was great to attend and present at the Sydney Screen Studies Network‘s 2017 Symposium earlier this month, focused on the topic “Intersections in Film and Media Studies”. Full symposium program available here My presentation reworked my thesis methodology to consider the role of medium specificity within the … Continue reading On Being Cinematic in the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Medium Specificity in Transmedia Storytelling and Media Franchising