CFP: European Fandom and Fan Studies
A one day symposium on European Fandom and Fan Studies will be held at the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis on 10 November 2012. The symposium is associated with a special issue of the Journal of Transformative Works and Cultures tentatively slated for 2015, with full papers due January 1, 2014.
Topics may include but are not limited to
-Fan Charity and Activism
-Fan Cultures and Identities
-Impact on Public Policy and Industry Practice
-Economies within Fandom and/or Fan Studies
-Students as Fans
-Fan Studies within Higher Education courses
-Crossing national, cultural, and language boundaries in Fandom and Fan Studies
Please send a 300 word abstract along with a short (100 word) biographical note to Anne Kustritz (A.M.Kustritz at uva.nl) or Emma England (E.E.England at uva.nl) by 1 September.