Fandom and Neomedia Studies

CFP: Sixth 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 Ft. Worth, TX, 1-3 June 2018 . #FANS6 is gearing up for a spectacular year. 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...

FANS 5 Parking Information

Our good friends at A-Kon pointed out this information when we were asked about parking options near the convention center. Fort Worth Parking has everything you might need. A-Kon also has a handy Guidebook app for your convenience. For detailed information on anything else, they have it...

FANS 5 Food & Local Attractions

With thanks to our gracious hosts, A-Kon, we can now provide the following information regarding food in and around the conference area. You can also find more information on amenities from the Downtown Fort Worth...

FANS 5 Conference Schedule

Fifth Annual Fandom & Neomedia Studies Association Conference Program   Ladies, Gentlemen, and Otherwise, it is our pleasure to present the FANS 5 Conference Schedule. You can download the brief version here or the full program with abstracts here. Thursday, 8 June 7:00pm – 9:00pm: Movies and Discussion Suddenly Plunged into Another World: The Vision...

FANS Religious Studies Area Call for Editors

Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association Religious Studies Area Call for Editors We are pleased to announce a Call for Editors for the new Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association Religious Studies Area. This area will examine the relationship between media and (non)faith and the shared characteristics of religious (non)belief and fandom. Topics of...