• HIjabi Cosplay: Performancees of Culture, Religion, and Fandom

    Author(s):
    Juli Gittinger (see profile)
    Date:
    2018
    Subject(s):
    Islam
    Item Type:
    Article
    Tag(s):
    pop culture, cosplay
    Permanent URL:
    https://doi.org/10.17613/gysn-bj81
    Abstract:
    The practice of "cosplay among fan cultures--that is, dressing up like fictional pop culture character--has increased in visibility with the rising popularity of "geek" cutulre. A particularly interesting intersection of this phenomonenon is the act of cosplaing among Muslim fans, who incorporate visble markers such as the hijab into their costume, thereby challenging stereotypes of both "fan" and "Muslim."...
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    Status:
    Published
    Last Updated:
    2 years ago
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