Fan Culture and Theory PCA/ACA March 27-30

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Popular Culture Association
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Proposals for both panels and individual papers are now being accepted for all aspects of Fan Culture and Theory.
Submission deadline is November 30, 2012

Topics may include, but are 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, Twitter, Tumblr and beyond
•Fan Communities
•Fan Media Production – icons, fanvids, fan art and filk.
•Fans as Critics
•Fan videos
•Fan crafts
•Fan pilgrimages
•Non-western fan cultures
•Sports fandom
•Historical perspectives on fandom

Please submit abstracts of 100-250 words with relevant audio/visual requests by November 30 online.

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.

For Conference information click here.

Instructions for submitting proposals are here.

Feel free to email ( with any questions you may have.