Fandom and Neomedia Studies

FANS Quarantime: A Special Edition of The Phoenix Papers

FANS Quarantime   A Special Edition of The Phoenix Papers   During this time of uncertainty, many of us are relying on aspects of fandom and neomedia to get information about the global pandemic and to form our replies to it in terms of connecting with colleagues, staying mentally functional, and generally keeping our lives going as best we can. It is...

FANS 8 Postponed until 2021

Due to an abundance of caution and in consultation with local officials, A-Kon, our host, has been postponed until June 2021. This means that FANS will be similarly delayed. We look forward to seeing everyone next year. We will be accepting submissions for the journal and presentations for next year in anticipation of a return to normal operations. In the...

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...

FANS 7 Location Info

FANS 7 will be held in the Hall of State Library in Fair Park, Dallas, TX. You can find the full area map here. You can also find a free virtual tour. In getting to and from our event, DART is an inexpensive, convenient option.  Further, as the rail line improvements are temporarily halted, there will be no interruptions in...

FANS 7 Schedule of Abstracts

Here you will find the full FANS 7 Schedule of Abstracts. You can download a PDF version here.     Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association 7th Annual Conference 29 June 2019 Dallas, Texas Fair Park Hall of State Library Program Book Schedule of Abstracts   9:00am: Doors Open 9:15am: Opening Remarks J. Holder Bennett, FANS Chair 9:30am: A Survey...