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: 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

FANS is happy to announce the formation of a Military Studies Committee. Its mission is to apply the goals of the FANS Association, to encourage, assist, and publish research on fandom and neomedia studies, as it relates to the military. This group will look at representations of all aspects of military operations as depicted in fiction as well as how fiction...

FANS Japan!

Ladies, Gentlemen, and Otherwise, it is our privilege and pleasure to bring to you FANS Japan!

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. with Dr. Stephen Reysen of Texas A & M University at Commerce, noted fandom psychology scholar, as our keynote speaker. Fandom for us includes all aspects of...