Fandom and Neomedia Studies

FANS Occasional Papers 2017

All papers herein published are vetted for accuracy and for adherence to the FANS Style Guide as well as relevance to our fields of interest. They do not represent the policies or positions of FANS as an organization. FANS OP #0001: An Analysis and Brief History of Foreigners’ Rights under the US Constitution by J. Holder...

Occasional Papers

FANS Occasional Papers (OPs) are instances of attempts to be informative or persuasive on topics related to the various fields of interest covered by our organization. Though carefully vetted for accurate representation of facts, they are entirely the opinion of the authors and do not represent the policies or positions of FANS itself. Thus, it is perhaps best...

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....

The Phoenix Papers, Vol. 2, No. 2

Ladies, Gentlemen, and Otherwise, it is our privilege to bring to you the latest edition of The Phoenix Papers. Vol 2 No 2 Cover Frontispiece, Letter from the Editor, and Mission & Vision Statements Table of Contents Latinas Are My Favorite Fruit: The Consumption of Hispanic Women in Hollywood Cinema Sonya Herridge, Creighton University A Person, Not a...

The Phoenix Papers, Vol. 2, No. 1

Ladies, Gentlemen, and Otherwise, it is our privilege to bring to you the newest edition of The Phoenix Papers. Vol 2 No 1 Cover Frontispiece, Letter from the Editor, and Mission & Vision Statements Table of Contents A Phenomenology of Americans and Anime: How Tropes Predict Experience Angela Drummon-Matthews, UNT Dallas Deborah Scally, UNT Dallas Steampunk...

CFP: Fourth Annual FANS Conference

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Fourth Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 4 and 5 June 2016. Our keynote this year will be a joint presentation by Angela Drummond-Matthews and Debbie Scally. It is also our privilege to host Dr. Ryosuke Watanabe, Executive Director of the International College of...