Fandom and Neomedia Studies

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: 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...

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...

CFP for The Phoenix Papers (rolling submission deadline)

We are pleased to announce the rolling CFP for articles and reviews for our online peer-reviewed, open access journal, The Phoenix Papers (ISSN 2325-2316).  We welcome articles on fandom and media topics as well as reviews of anime, manga, books, movies, video games, TV series, web series, musical albums, performances, and other pop culture media products.  We...

Style Guide

All submissions, both for the FANS Conference and for The Phoenix Papers, must conform to the following style guide.  Please make all submissions in either .doc or .docx format. Use Chicago, APA, or MLA style throughout with the following modifications. Use footnotes OR endnotes OR parenthetical citations but do not mix them in the same submission.  Regardless...