Fandom and Neomedia Studies

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...

2014 FANS Conference Program

2d Annual FANS Conference Hosted by A-Kon   Thursday, 5 June 2014 Registration: Senator’s Lecture Hall, 10:00am – 7:00pm   Friday, 6 June 2014 Registration: Senator’s Lecture Hall, 9:00am – 6:00pm Media Bar Social: Media Bar, 7:00pm – 9:00pm (Conference Registrants Only)   Saturday, 7 June 2014 Registration: Senator’s Lecture Hall, 9:00am –...

CFP: Second Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies Conference

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Second Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 7 and 8 June 2014.  We are privileged to have Ken Steacy as our keynote speaker. 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...

Mobile Apps for Everyone!

Our hosts and sponsors at A-Kon have released a mobile app with a full schedule of events including our own conference.  You can download it for free here.

2013 FANS Conference Program

2013 FANS Conference Program Organizing Committee: Chair: J. Holder Bennett, Collin College Vice Chair: Dr. Michael Vandehey, Midwestern State University Committee Members: Helen McCarthy, Independent Scholar and Author; Brett Burkett, Collin College; Shannon Burkett, Collin College; Jonathan Davis, University of North Texas Friday 12:00pm Registration Table...

American Airlines Discount

AMERICAN AIRLINES A-KON/FANS DISCOUNT American Airlines is providing A-Kon® 24 attendees a 5% discount for round trip travel to our event in  Dallas, Texas. The valid travel dates for this discount are 24 May 2013 through 9 June 2013. You can easily access American’s fares by going to www.aa.com to book your flight. Place the Promotion Code, 1453DL, in the...