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 Religious Studies Area Call for Editors

Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association Religious Studies Area Call for Editors We are pleased to announce a Call for Editors for the new Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association Religious Studies Area. This area will examine the relationship between media and (non)faith and the shared characteristics of religious (non)belief and fandom. Topics of...

FANS Science and Technology Studies Area Call for Editors

Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association Science and Technology Studies Area Call for Editors The Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association is pleased to announce a Call for Editors for its new Science and Technology Studies Area. This area will examine the interaction between the fields of science and technology and fandom and neomedia, broadly...

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...