Black Panther: the day after

I saw Black Panther last night and I need to write about it.

At the time of writing, it has only been out in the UK for two days, so I have made this a spoiler-free post.

However, you will probably still get a good idea of the overall themes and feel of the film, so if you want to remain completely unspoilered you may want to skip this until you’ve seen it.

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Fanfiction and PTSD: Going Beyond The Winter Soldier

I gave this talk at Nine Worlds in August 2016.

Hello everyone, and welcome to my talk. Before I go much further, I’d just like to say that I am going to be discussing traumatic acts and their impact in detail, so if you want to leave at any point, please feel free to do so. Take care of yourself.

Firstly, I want to explain that when I say “Beyond the Winter Soldier”, I mean in terms of how fanfiction goes beyond what is shown in the film and answers the questions that many of us have. I will also be reading you some fanfiction – I was going to use multiple fanfictions, but in the end there was just one really good one that I had to go with.

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