Fandom and Neomedia Studies

FANS 8: Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce a Call for Papers for submissions to 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....

The Phoenix Papers, Vol. 4, No. 2

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 White Letter from the Editor J. Holder Bennett, FANS Chair Table of Contents Articles Investigation of Metalbending in the Avatar Universe and Proposals for Its Geological, Chemical,...

CFP: 8th Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Eighth Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, 25-27 June 2021. #FANS8 will be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, hosted by A-Kon. Fandom for us includes all aspects of being a fan, ranging from being a passive audience member to producing one’s own parafictive...

CFP: 7th Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies Conference

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Sixth Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, 29 June 2019. #FANS7 will be held in the Fair Park Library. 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...

The Phoenix Papers, Vol. 4, No. 1

Ladies, Gentlemen, and Otherwise, it is our pleasure and privilege to bring to you the 4.1 edition of The Phoenix Papers. Frontispiece Liminal by Alejandro Nuñez Letter from the Editor J. Holder Bennett, FANS Chair Table of Contents “Coming Out” as an Anime Fan: Cosplayers in the Anime Fandom, Fan Disclosure, and Well-Being Dr. Stephen Reysen, Texas A & M...