Fandom and Neomedia Studies

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...

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...

CFP: Fifth Annual FANS Conference

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Fifth Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Ft. Worth, TX, on 10 and 11 June 2017. #FANS5 is gearing up for a spectacular year. with Dr. Stephen Reysen of Texas A & M University at Commerce, noted fandom psychology scholar, as our keynote speaker. Fandom for us includes all aspects of...

2016 FANS Conference Schedule

2016 FANS Conference Schedule Unless otherwise noted, all events are in the Governor’s Lecture Hall. Please consult the Hilton Anatole Facilities Map for all location information. Friday, 3 June 9:00 am – 5:00 pm: Conference Registration at the Registration Table 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Conference Social Event, Media Bar (Conference personnel and...

The Phoenix Papers, Vol. 2, No. 2

Ladies, Gentlemen, and Otherwise, it is our privilege to bring to you the latest edition of The Phoenix Papers. Vol 2 No 2 Cover Frontispiece, Letter from the Editor, and Mission & Vision Statements Table of Contents Latinas Are My Favorite Fruit: The Consumption of Hispanic Women in Hollywood Cinema Sonya Herridge, Creighton University A Person, Not a...