Brandy Lewis

B.A., English, Magna Cum Laude, University of California, Riverside, 2017

Research Areas:

Film studies, speculative fiction, queer theory, and critical animal studies.

Research Interests:

Taxidermy, media studies, fandom studies, the New Weird; representation and aesthetics as tied with queer world making practices and limitations.



Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction, “Furry Fandom Conventions: 1989-2015,” John Lewis, 2018


The Rabbit Dies First, “End of (On)line,” Franklin Leo, Fall 2018

In Flux, “Wild Dog,” Franklin Leo, Fall 2018

Bleak Horizons, “4/13/2060,” Franklin Leo, 2017


  • “Furries and the Posthuman Animal.” Southwest English Symposium.  Arizona State University, Tempe AZ, March 2019
  • “Conceiving an Urban Wild: Invasive Species, Urban Vitalities, and Inhuman Ruptures Made Monstrous.” Society for Literature, Science, and Arts Conference, University of California, Irvine, November 2019.