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...

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”:...

Call for Papers: FANS Social Sciences Studies Area

Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association Social Sciences Studies Area Call for Editors The Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association is pleased to announce a Call for Papers in its new Social Sciences Studies Area. This area will consider psychology, sociology, anthropology, ethnology, and related disciplines. Topics may include but are not limited...

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...