Fan Culture and Theory PCA/ACA National Conference March 31-April 3, 2010

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Fan Culture & Theory

Call For Papers

2010 National Conference
March 31 – April 3
St. Louis, Missouri
Deadline for proposals: December 15, 2009

Proposals for both panels and individual papers are now being accepted for all aspects of Fan Culture and Theory, including, but not limited to, the following areas:

·Fan Fiction
·Fan/Creator interaction
·Race, Gender and Sexuality in Fandom
·Music Fandom
·Reality Television Fandom
·The Internet and Fandom - Live Journal, IMDB and beyond
·Fan Communities
·Fan Media Production – icons, fanvids, fan art and filk.
·Fans as Critics

Please send abstracts of 100-250 words with relevant audio/visual requests by December 15, 2009 to Katherine Larsen at

Panel proposals should include one abstract of 200 words describing the panel, accompanied by the abstracts (250 words) of the individual papers that comprise the panel. Graduate students are encouraged to submit proposals. Feel free to email with any questions you may have. For more information on the conference see here: