Henry Jenkins

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Henry Jenkins is a professor of Communication, Journalism, and Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California (USC). Before arriving at USC, Jenkins spent ten years at MIT as the Director of Comparative Media Studies Program. He takes particular interest in aspects of media and popular culture and is the head researcher for Project New Media Literacies, a group formed for digital media learning initiatives. He is currently focusing on young people, participatory culture, and public engagement at USC.

Additional Works/Publications


"Textual Poachers: Television Fans and Participatory Culture" --(View on Amazon)
"Hop on Pop: The Politics and Pleasures of Popular Culture"--(View on Amazon)
"From Barbie to Mortal Kombat: Gender and Computer Games"--(View on Amazon)
"Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide"--(View on Amazon)
"Fans, Bloggers and Gamers: Exploring Participatory Culture"--(View on Amazon)

Blog Posts

"8 Traits of the New Media Landscape"--(full text)
"Confessions of an Aca-Fan- The Official Weblog of Henry Jenkins"--(Entire blog)


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