Fandom and Neomedia Studies

FANS Gender Studies Area Call for Editors

Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association Gender Studies Area Call for Editors The Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association is pleased to announce a Call for Editors in its new Gender Studies Area. This area will look at definition, acceptance, rejection, and expression of gender and sexuality in media and fandom, broadly construed. Topics may...

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 focus on pieces...

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...

FANS Military Studies

Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association Military Studies Area Call for Editors It is our pleasure to announce a Call for Editors for the new Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association Military Studies Area. This area will examine the interplay between the military and media, broadly construed. Topics may include but are not limited to:...