Fandom and Neomedia Studies

8th Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies Conference Schedule (Full)

Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association 8th Annual Conference 3—5 June 2022 Irving, Texas Program Book Please use the above link to download a PDF of the full form of our schedule for FANS...

8th Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies Conference Schedule (Brief)

  Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association 8th Annual Conference 3—5 June 2022 Irving, Texas Program Book Please use the above link to download a PDF of the brief form of our schedule for FANS 8....

COVID-19 Policy

COVID-19 Policy In line with the policy of A-Kon, our hosts and sponsors, FANS 8 will be requiring masks and other protective measures under the same rules. Please contact us if you have any questions or...

FANS 8: Call for Panelists

We are pleased to announce an updated 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....

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...