conference talks

“Fan Fiction as Historiographic Storytelling.” Fan Studies Network – North America. October 24-6, 2018 in Chicago, IL.

Scholar Fan Salon. Organizer. February 25, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. [Program]

Slash Fandom/Sex Wars: Feminist Conflict and the Politics of Fantasy. Fan Studies Network – North America. October 25-8, 2018 in Chicago, IL.

Fan Studies Network – North America. Organizer. October 25-8, 2018 in Chicago, IL.

Scholar Fan Salon. Organizer. February 26, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA. [Program]

Intersecting Fan Communities: Competing Expectations, and Scholarly Ethics.” HASTAC, November 3-4, 2017 in Orlando, FL.

Teaching with Fan Video: Pedagogies and Classroom Strategies.” Workshop, Chair. SCMS, March 21-April 26, 2017 in Chicago,GA.

“Community, Fiction, and Reality: Real People Fiction as Historiography.” (Prezi) SCMS, March 30-April 3, 2016 in Atlanta, GA.

“Ethics and Fan Studies.” Workshop. SCMS, March 30-April 3, 2016 in Atlanta, GA.

“Ethics in Fan Studies Research.” Workshop. Fan Studies Network Conference, June 27-28, 2015 in Norwich, UK.

“Complex Negotiation of National Identity in The Americans.” Flow, Sept 11 – 13, 2014 in Austin, TX.

“Identity, Ethics, and Fan Privacy.” with Karen Hellekson. (Prezi) Media in Transition 8, May 3-5, 2013 in Cambridge, MA.

“The Return of the Author: Ethos and Identity Politics.” (Prezi) SCMS, March 6-10, 2013 in Chicago, IL.

“Collective Scholarships and Digital Interfaces.” Workshop, Chair. SCMS, March 21-25, 2012 in Boston, MA.

“I Don’t Hate the South: Familial Blood and the Southern Vampire in True Blood and The Vampire Diaries.” (Prezi) SCMS, March 21-25, 2012 in Boston, MA.

“The Ethics of Selection: The Role of Canonicity in Acafannish Pedagogy and Publication.” Acafandom and the Future of Fan Studies Workshop. SCMS, March 11-13, 2011 in New Orleans, LA.

“Second Lining as Suffering and Solidarity: Absence and Authenticity in David Simon’s post-Katrina New Orleans.” Co-Written with John Dudley. SCMS, March 11-13, 2011 in New Orleans, LA.

“Get a Life: In-Text Representations and Gendered Fan Behavior.” Flow, September 30 – October 2, 2010 in Austin, TX.

“Original Genius and Transformative Repetition.” IP/Gender: Mapping the Connections, April 23-24, 2009 in Washington, DC.

“Historical Memory, Affective Imagination: Fan Representation in Media Fan Fiction.” Popular Culture Association, April 8-11, 2009 in New Orleans, LA.

I want us to own the goddamned servers: The Organization for Transformative Works and the Contemporary Status of Fan Culture. Flow, October 20-21, 2008 in TX.

“Paratextual Commentary as Writer Response Theory.” SCMS, March 6-9, 2008 in Philadelphia, PA.

“Intense Intertextuality: Derivative Works in Context.” Media in Transition, April 27-29, 2007 in Cambridge, MA.

“Podcasts and the Fan Experience of Disseminated Media Commentary.” Flow, October 26-29, 2006 in Austin, TX.

“Will the Real Ending Please Stand Up? Experimental Multimedia Narratives and Fan Fiction.” Console-ing Passions, May 25-27, 2006, in Milwaukee, WI.

“‘If I Wasn’t a (Celebrity)?’: Alternate Times/Bodies/Realities in Celebrity Fiction and the Search for Identity.” International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, March 16-20, 2005, in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

“PCVA Roundtable: Fantastic Worlds—The Generic Logic of Cult Media Texts.” Co-Moderator. International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, March 16-20, 2005, in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

“‘My Slash is More Canon Than Yours’: Negotiating Authority in Harry Potter Fan Fiction.” International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, March 24-28, 2004, in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

“Between Women: Real People Slash as Postmodern Queer Female Space.” International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, March 20-24, 2003, in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

“Walter Abish’s How German Is It: Forgetting the Trauma/Re-Covering the Past” International Conference on Narrative, March 8-10, 2001 in Houston, TX.

“Buffyverse Beyond Slash: Crossing the Final Taboo in Fan Fiction.” Computers and Writing 2000, May 25-28, 2000 in Forth Worth, TX.

“Postmodern Ethics/Postmodern Aesthetics: Reading Bernhard Schlink’s The Reader.” International Conference on Narrative, April 6-9, 2000 in Atlanta, GA.

“Imagining the Future to Rethink the Past: Raymond Federman’s Twofold Vibration as Holocaust Science Fiction.” Science Fiction Research Association, June 2-6, 1999 in Mobile, AL.

“Postmodern Ethics in D. M. Thomas’s Pictures at an Exhibition.” South Central MLA, November 12- 14, 1998 in New Orleans, LA.

“Eichmann’s Categorical Imperative: A Response to ‘The Ethics of Screening Obsessional Desire.'” South Central MLA, October 30-November 1, 1997 in Dallas, TX.

“Holocaust as Postmodern Trauma: Representing the Real in D. M. Thomas’s The White Hotel.” International Conference on Narrative, April 3-6, 1997 in Gainesville, FL.

“Mothering Medusa; or, Hybridity and the Construction of Subaltern Agency in Octavia Butler’s Xenogenesis.” Association for Psychoanalysis in Culture and Society, November 7-10, 1996 in Washington, DC.

“Reflecting the Subject: The ‘Return of the Repressed’ in Virginia Woolf’s Between the Acts.” Sixth Annual Virginia Woolf Conference, June 13-16, 1996 in Clemson, SC.

“‘I’ve got a bad wife in the house’: Competing Discourses of Nationalism, Gender, and Religion in J. M. Synge’s ‘Shadow of the Glen’.” American Conference for Irish Studies, April 16-18, 1995 in Charleston, SC.

“Psychoanalysis—The Symptom of Science.” Society for Literature and Science, November 10-13, 1994 in New Orleans, LA.

Kristina Busse