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FSN2016: Daily Fandom Review

July 15, 2016

This year’s FSN saw a reporter from The Daily Fandom attending, followed by a write up about the conference. 

Read about the world’s nerdiest academic conference’ here: http://thedailyfandom.com/fan-studies-network-conference/

Report: La Culture du Fan Symposium, Paris-Sorbonne University

April 30, 2012

NB: As the morning session was conducted in French – and my own grasp of the language is poor, at best – this report will cover just the English afternoon session. However, those of you more cultured than I may find the Storify live tweet report of the event useful, as the #CultFan hashtag was used throughout the day. A special mention must also go to Sebastien Francois, who provided English commentary on the French content.

Organised in association with the Maison des Sciences and held at Paris-Sorbonne University on 27th April 2012, the Culture du Fan Symposium brought together European scholars of fandom in a bilingual event that featured papers both focused on specific case studies, and asking larger questions about the state of the field. (more…)