Fandom and Neomedia Studies


Posted by on May 23, 2018

We are pleased to announce the full FANS 6 schedule with film schedule and presentation abstracts. All events listed here are open to the A-Kon Community. Our venue is the Sheraton...

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Date and Location

Posted by on May 17, 2018

This year’s venue is the Sheraton Ft. Worth Downtown Hotel, with all events in Magnolia VI. Through our kind sponsor, A-Kon, arrangements have been made with surrounding...

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Publishing and Research

Posted by on Aug 15, 2018

Ladies, Gentlemen, and Otherwise, it is our pleasure and privilege to bring to you the 4.1 edition of The Phoenix Papers. Frontispiece Liminal by Alejandro Nuñez Letter from the...

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Posted by on Nov 27, 2017

Please pre-register for the Sixth Annual FANS Conference via PayPal for $60 to us by 10 May 2018.  A confirmation email and receipt will be sent to you by email as soon as payment...

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Recent Posts

The Phoenix Papers 4.1 Abstract Pre-Prints

The Phoenix Papers Issue 4.1 Abstract Pre-Prints Below you will find the abstracts for the papers that will be out in the 4.1 edition of The Phoenix Papers, to be published in August. Many of them will be presented at this year’s FANS Conference in Ft. Worth, TX. On Superherology Kyle Hammonds, University of North Texas In 2012, Travis Langley’s book...

CFP: 4.2 Edition of The Phoenix Papers

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the 4.2 edition of The Phoenix Papers, an open access, peer-reviewed journal of fandom and neomedia studies. Acceptance for publication in this edition will also make the author eligible to present at #FANS7 , 9-10 June 2019, in Ft. Worth, TX. Fandom for us includes all aspects of being a fan, ranging from...