Fandom and Neomedia Studies

CFP: Sixth Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies Conference

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Sixth Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Ft. Worth, TX, 9-10 June 2018 . #FANS6 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. Neomedia...

FANS 5 Parking Information

Our good friends at A-Kon pointed out this information when we were asked about parking options near the convention center. Fort Worth Parking has everything you might need. A-Kon also has a handy Guidebook app for your convenience. For detailed information on anything else, they have it...

FANS 5 Food & Local Attractions

With thanks to our gracious hosts, A-Kon, we can now provide the following information regarding food in and around the conference area. You can also find more information on amenities from the Downtown Fort Worth...

FANS 5 Conference Schedule

Fifth Annual Fandom & Neomedia Studies Association Conference Program   Ladies, Gentlemen, and Otherwise, it is our pleasure to present the FANS 5 Conference Schedule. You can download the brief version here or the full program with abstracts here. Thursday, 8 June 7:00pm – 9:00pm: Movies and Discussion Suddenly Plunged into Another World: The Vision...

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...