Fandom and Neomedia Studies

FANS Quarantime: A Special Edition of The Phoenix Papers

FANS Quarantime   A Special Edition of The Phoenix Papers   During this time of uncertainty, many of us are relying on aspects of fandom and neomedia to get information about the global pandemic and to form our replies to it in terms of connecting with colleagues, staying mentally functional, and generally keeping our lives going as best we can. It is...

CFP: 8th Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Eighth Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, 25-27 June 2021. #FANS8 will be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, hosted by A-Kon. Fandom for us includes all aspects of being a fan, ranging from being a passive audience member to producing one’s own parafictive...

CFP: 7th 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 Dallas, TX, 29 June 2019. #FANS7 will be held in the Fair Park Library. 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...

The Phoenix Papers, Vol. 4, No. 1

Ladies, Gentlemen, and Otherwise, it is our pleasure and privilege to bring to you the 4.1 edition of The Phoenix Papers. Frontispiece Liminal by Alejandro Nuñez Letter from the Editor J. Holder Bennett, FANS Chair Table of Contents “Coming Out” as an Anime Fan: Cosplayers in the Anime Fandom, Fan Disclosure, and Well-Being Dr. Stephen Reysen, Texas A & M...

The Phoenix Papers, Vol. 3, No. 2

The Phoenix Papers Vol. 3, No. 2 Ladies, Gentlemen, and Others, it is our pleasure and privilege to present to you the latest edition of our journal, The Phoenix Papers. Front Matter: Cover, Letter from the Editor, and Table of Contents; Frontispiece by Jacquelynn Mumm White of Crimson Dream Productions J. Holder Bennett, FANS Chair “Who I Want to Be”:...