Fandom and Neomedia Studies

An Unofficial, Anecdotal History of Challenge Coins

Given our collaboration with the Anime Military Association and their annual challenge coins for A-Kon, we thought this Unofficial, Anecdotal History of Challenge Coins by Sandra Tayler would be of interest to our readers. Thank you to Jeffrey MacHott for bringing this to our...

Popular Culture Resources for Educators, Librarians, Parents, and Fans 3d Edition

This is the third installment of our research bibliography, Popular Culture Resources for Educators, Librarians, Parents, and Fans. It is free for everyone to use and we welcome corrections and suggestions for future editions.   Pop Culture Resources for Educators and Librarians 3d Edition   Popular Culture Resources for Educators, Librarians,...

Learning and Research Resources

Part of fandom and neomedia studies is not simply an appreciation but an active contribution to the field.  The links on this page are a mix of informative videos, free online courses, documentaries of interest, and other information for people interested in getting a start in a media field.  If you have any suggested additions, please send us a note on the...

The Phoenix Papers, Vol. 1, No. 2

Below are the entries of the second edition of The Phoenix Papers, Vol. 1, No. 2.  We are proud to offer our publication to the world as a free, online, peer-reviewed, open-access journal of fandom and neomedia studies.  We invite responses in Letter to the Editor format, articles and reviews, and also participation as submission readers.  For information on...

Popular Culture Resources, 2nd ed.

This bibliography of Popular Culture Resources for Educators, Librarians, Parents, and Fans, 2nd ed. is our second major effort toward one of our major goals: assisting fandom and media studies.  Our two interns, Elizabeth Vondran and Jazmine Martin, have done an excellent job. The document is the second edition.  It has been and will continue to be, of...

The Phoenix Papers, Vol. 1, No. 1

Below are the entries of the first edition of The Phoenix Papers, Vol. 1, No. 1.  We are proud to put this out to the world as a free, online, peer-reviewed, open-access journal of fandom and neomedia studies.  We invite responses in Letter to the Editor format, articles and reviews, and also participation as submission readers.  For information on this and...