Fandom and Neomedia Studies

FANS Japan: Stitching Time Conference Update

FANS Japan is proud to host the Stitching Time Conference at Yamanashi Gakuin University on 18 March 2017. Helen McCarthy and Steve Kyte are our wonderful guests of honor. Cosplay, fan activities, social movements, and related fandoms are all on the agenda for our first ever event in Japan. Attendance and participation are both free. Proceedings will be...

FANS 5 Hotel and Venue Information

As previously noted, we are moving to the wonderful and spacious Ft. Worth Convention center. Through our kind sponsor, A-Kon, arrangements have been made with surrounding hotels. Please see their page for hotel booking and venue information. Please use our Contact Us page if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing everyone on 10 and 11 June,...

CFP: Reviews

FANS accepts, year round, reviews of books, video games, films, animation, graphic novels, radio dramas, and other media formats for publication on our website. The best review in each of the media formats will be included in that year’s edition of The Phoenix Papers. All submissions must adhere to our Style Guide and have been published/broadcast/etc....

CFP: Stitching Time, a Conference on Cosplay

Fandom and Neomedia Studies Japan Call for Papers Stitching Time: Conference Proceedings and Supporting Papers   The International College of Liberal Arts (iCLA) of Yamanashi Gakuin University in conjunction with Fandom and Neomedia Studies Japan (FANS-Japan) invites submissions to its first event.   Deadline for presentation/paper abstract...

FANS Military Studies

FANS is happy to announce the formation of a Military Studies Committee. Its mission is to apply the goals of the FANS Association, to encourage, assist, and publish research on fandom and neomedia studies, as it relates to the military. This group will look at representations of all aspects of military operations as depicted in fiction as well as how fiction...