Fandom and Neomedia Studies

FANS Reviews & Documentaries

FANS Reviews & Documentaries FANS is always accepting reviews of books, films, graphic novels, video games, and other media for its publications. For The Phoenix Papers, materials should be related to fandom and/or neomedia studies. For Monumenta Mythica, materials should be related to myth, legend, and/or folklore. In both cases, we take a broad view of...

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 in June 2019. Fandom for us includes all aspects of being a fan, ranging from being a passive audience...

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”:...

CFP: Reviews

FANS accepts, year round, reviews of books, video games, films, animation, graphic novels, radio dramas, and other media formats for publication on our website. The best review in each of the media formats will be included in that year’s edition of The Phoenix Papers. All submissions must adhere to our Style Guide and focus on pieces...

Art Projects and a Contest over on Deviant Art

The FANS Association has a new group page over on dA run by executive committee member Shannon Burkett (aka: Prax).  Media in all its forms falls within our purview.  We hope to use this group as a nucleus for future creation and analysis of fandom art works.  For now we’re limited to still two-dimensional pieces, but eventually we hope to include video...