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...

The Phoenix Papers 4.1 Abstract Pre-Prints

The Phoenix Papers Issue 4.1 Abstract Pre-Prints Below you will find the abstracts for the papers that will be out in the 4.1 edition of The Phoenix Papers, to be published in August. Many of them will be presented at this year’s FANS Conference in Ft. Worth, TX. On Superherology Kyle Hammonds, University of North Texas In 2012, Travis Langley’s book...

CFP: 4.2 Edition of The Phoenix Papers

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the 4.2 edition of The Phoenix Papers, an open access, peer-reviewed journal of fandom and neomedia studies. Acceptance for publication in this edition will also make the author eligible to present at #FANS7 , 9-10 June 2019, in Ft. Worth, TX. Fandom for us includes all aspects of being a fan, ranging from...

The Phoenix Papers, Vol. 3, No. 1

Ladies, Gentlemen, and Otherwise, it is our pleasure and privilege to bring you the latest edition of The Phoenix Papers.

Occasional Papers

FANS Occasional Papers (OPs) are instances of attempts to be informative or persuasive on topics related to the various fields of interest covered by our organization. Though carefully vetted for accurate representation of facts, they are entirely the opinion of the authors and do not represent the policies or positions of FANS itself. Thus, it is perhaps best...