Henry Jenkins is the Provost’s Professor of Communication, Journalism, Cinematic Art, and Education at the University of Southern California and the founder and former co-director of the Comparative Media Studies Masters Program at MIT. His books include Textual Poachers: Television Fans and Participatory Culture, Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide, Spreadable Media: Creating Meaning and Value in a Networked Culture, and By Any Media Necessary: The New Youth Activists. Forthcoming books include: Popular Culture and the Civic Imagination: Case Studies of Creative Social Change and Comics and Stuff. He is currently writing an account of changing ideas about childhood in post-war American culture. He blogs at henryjenkins.org and he co-hosts the How Do You Like It So Far? podcast.