Fandom and Neomedia Studies

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...

The Phoenix Papers, Vol. 2, No. 1

Ladies, Gentlemen, and Otherwise, it is our privilege to bring to you the newest edition of The Phoenix Papers. Vol 2 No 1 Cover Frontispiece, Letter from the Editor, and Mission & Vision Statements Table of Contents A Phenomenology of Americans and Anime: How Tropes Predict Experience Angela Drummon-Matthews, UNT Dallas Deborah Scally, UNT Dallas Steampunk...

An Unofficial, Anecdotal History of Challenge Coins

Given our collaboration with the Anime Military Association and their annual challenge coins for A-Kon, we thought this Unofficial, Anecdotal History of Challenge Coins by Sandra Tayler would be of interest to our readers. Thank you to Jeffrey MacHott for bringing this to our...