Abstract submissions are invited for a special issue of the Journal of Fandom Studies. This issue will focus on archives and special collections relevant to scholars of fan studies. Topics addressed might include profiles of institutional collections with primers for use, research, archiving and curatorial practices performed by fans, and archival and archontic theory.
Other possible topics include:
Historical perspectives on collecting fan material in libraries and archives
Race, gender, and queerness in fan collections and in library subject indexing