Fandom and Neomedia Studies

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...

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,...

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...