Framing the Furry Paradigm: Fandom Divergences and the Creation of Community
The Fan Theory Area of the Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association seeks proposals on the furry fandom. The PCA/ACA National Conference will be held March 27-30, 2013 at the Wardman Park Marriott in Washington, D.C. The aim of this special-interest panel is to examine furries from the fan studies perspective and welcomes topics on the following areas such as these:
- Influences of the Furry Fandom
- Interactions between the Furry Fandom and other fandoms
- Text Production of the Furry Fandom
- Loci of Furry Activity (e.g. Internet and Conventions)
Abstracts of 100-250 words may be submitted to the PCA/ACA database, with "Fan Theory" as the Topic Area. The deadline to submit is November 30, 2012.
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