Fandom and Neomedia Studies

Conference

Posted by on Jun 8, 2021

FANS 8 registration details will be posted in January 2022.

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Date and Location

Posted by on Jun 7, 2021

FANS 8/A-Kon 31 will be at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas and the Toyota Music Factory, 3-5 June 2022. The venue is halfway between DFW International Airport and Love...

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Publishing and Research

Posted by on Oct 19, 2020

Ladies, Gentlemen, and Others, it is our pleasure and privilege to bring you Volume 4, Number 2, of The Phoenix Papers. Front Matter  Frontispiece: Drawing Out COVID-19 Jacquelynn...

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Registration

Posted by on Jun 8, 2021

FANS 8 registration details will be posted in January 2022.

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Recent Posts

FANS 8: Call for Panelists

We are pleased to announce a Call for Panelists at the Eighth Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Irving, TX, 3-5 June 2022, at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas. Fandom for us includes all aspects of being a fan, ranging from being a passive audience member to producing one’s own parafictive or interfictive creations. Neomedia...

This Week in FANS News (27 June — 3 July)

This Week in FANS News (27 June – 3 July)   NBC Forgot How Alexander the Great Died NBC had wanted to put out a new competition reality show, Ultimate Slip’n’Slide, premised on the childhood favorite summer pastime of many elder millennials. For some reason, it was planned to premiere right after the Olympic closing ceremonies. Alas, that will not happen...