Fandom and Neomedia Studies

2016 FANS Conference Schedule

2016 FANS Conference Schedule Unless otherwise noted, all events are in the Governor’s Lecture Hall. Please consult the Hilton Anatole Facilities Map for all location information. Friday, 3 June 9:00 am – 5:00 pm: Conference Registration at the Registration Table 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Conference Social Event, Media Bar (Conference personnel and...

The Guidebook App Is Now Live

The A-Kon 26 Guidebook app is now live. It has the full schedule of events for the convention at large as well as for the FANS Conference.

FANS Conference Schedule

UPDATE: The Friday evening social event has been moved to 7:00pm at the Veranda Restaurant in Atrium I. UPDATE II: The 4:30pm presentation by Darby Cook is now moved to 4:00pm, and Helen McCarthy and Jonathan Tarbox will be presenting at 4:30pm. Ladies, Gentlemen, and Otherwise, it is our privilege and pleasure to announce the full 2015 FANS Conference Schedule...

FANS Conference Schedule with Abstracts

UPDATE: The Friday evening social event has been moved to 7:00pm at the Veranda Restaurant in Atrium I. Ladies, Gentlemen, and Otherwise, it is our privilege and pleasure to announce the full 2015 FANS Conference Schedule with abstracts. Unless otherwise noted, all events are in the Senator Lecture Hall. An abbreviated version of the schedule without the...

Call for Panelists: Pop Culture Parenting

We are pleased to announce a call for panelists for a shared presentation entitled “Pop Culture Parenting.” The focus will be on the elements of popular culture that may alternately be of concern or used as enlightening for children or student viewers. We would like to invite two panelists to join us in Dallas, Texas, on 6 June 2015. At present there are two...

CFP: Third Annual FANS Conference

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015. Our keynote presentation, brought to us by Funimation, will be a retrospective on anime history as they prepare to release the reboot of Cyborg 009. The keynote panel will include Ishikawa Mitsuhisa of...