Fandom and Neomedia Studies

FANS Japan: Stitching Time Conference Update

FANS Japan is proud to host the Stitching Time Conference at Yamanashi Gakuin University on 18 March 2017. Helen McCarthy and Steve Kyte are our wonderful guests of honor. Cosplay, fan activities, social movements, and related fandoms are all on the agenda for our first ever event in Japan. Attendance and participation are both free. Proceedings will be...

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....

CFP: Stitching Time, a Conference on Cosplay

Fandom and Neomedia Studies Japan Call for Papers Stitching Time: Conference Proceedings and Supporting Papers   The International College of Liberal Arts (iCLA) of Yamanashi Gakuin University in conjunction with Fandom and Neomedia Studies Japan (FANS-Japan) invites submissions to its first event.   Deadline for presentation/paper abstract...

CFP: Fifth Annual FANS Conference

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Fifth Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Ft. Worth, TX, on 10 and 11 June 2017. #FANS5 is gearing up for a spectacular year. Fandom for us includes all aspects of being a fan, ranging from being a passive audience member to producing one’s own parafictive or interfictive creations....

FANS 5 Conference Registration

You can pre-register for the Fifth Annual FANS Conference via PayPal by sending $60 to FANSConference@gmail.com by 20 April 2017.  A confirmation email and receipt will be sent to you by email as soon as payment is confirmed. To pre-register by mail, please request a paper form.  Please submit the form by 20 April 2017 to qualify for pre-registration.  Please...