Fandom and Neomedia Studies

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 have been published/broadcast/etc....

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...

The Phoenix Papers, Vol. 1, No. 2

Below are the entries of the second edition of The Phoenix Papers, Vol. 1, No. 2.  We are proud to offer our publication to the world as a free, online, peer-reviewed, open-access journal of fandom and neomedia studies.  We invite responses in Letter to the Editor format, articles and reviews, and also participation as submission readers.  For information on...

CFP for The Phoenix Papers (rolling submission deadline)

We are pleased to announce the rolling CFP for articles and reviews for our online peer-reviewed, open access journal, The Phoenix Papers (ISSN 2325-2316).  We welcome articles on fandom and media topics as well as reviews of anime, manga, books, movies, video games, TV series, web series, musical albums, performances, and other pop culture media products.  We...

Style Guide

All submissions, both for the FANS Conference and for The Phoenix Papers, must conform to the following style guide.  Please make all submissions in either .doc or .docx format. Use Chicago, APA, or MLA style throughout with the following modifications. Use footnotes OR endnotes OR parenthetical citations but do not mix them in the same submission.  Regardless...