Professor Henry Jenkins delivered a public lecture on “Why Fandom Matters” in UNNC

26 May 2023

On 26 May 2023, FHSS invited Professor Henry Jenkins to deliver a public lecture on “Why Fandom Matters”. Professor Henry Jenkins is one of the most renowned scholars today in communication and media study internationally. This lecture offers an overview of some of the core assumptions about fans and fandom which have shaped western fandom studies, which is warmly received and welcomed by students and teachers. After the lecture, students from the School of International Communications showed Professor Henry Jenkins around the campus and conducted an exclusive interview. Students also showed their exhibition to Professor Henry Jenkins in the library and took this precious opportunity to communicate with him.