Fan Studies Network North America Conference 2021

Schedule

Wednesday, October 20

*all times are US Central Daylight Time (GMT-5)

TimeEventParticipants
09:00 – 09:30Conference WelcomePaul Booth, Lori Morimoto, Louisa Stein, Lesley Willard, Jacinta Yanders
10:00 – 11:30#FanLIS: Exploring the Intersection of Fan Studies and Library and Information ScienceKimberley Hirsh, Ludi Price, Kimberley Kennedy, J Nicole Miller, Erica Hellman, Emily MN Kugler
12:00 – 13:30Accidental Audiences: Adult Fans of Children’s MediaMatt Griffin, Rebecca Rowe, Kyle Meikle, Madeleine Hunter
14:00 – 15:00Keynote Presentation
Haptic Fandom, Spatial Transmedia & Corporate Co-Option: Mapping the Possibilities and Exclusions of Theme Park Participatory Cultures
Rebecca Williams
Senior Lecturer
University of South Wales

Thursday, October 21

*all times are US Central Daylight Time (GMT-5)

TimeEventParticipants
07:00 – 08:30Queer(ing) Female CharactersAlice M. Kelly, Esther Brownsmith, Evangeline Aguas, Emily Coccina, Dean Leetal, Mary Heath, Sarah Sinwell
09:00 – 10:30The Money QuestionStacey Lantagne, Julie Escurignan, Daria Romanova
11:00 – 12:30Participatory Culture Wars: Complicity, Conflict and Controversy in Participatory CulturesSimone Driessen, Bethan Jones, James Rendell, Benjamin Litherland, Line Nybro Petersen, Richard McCulloch
13:30 – 15:00Fans and Fairy TalesLiz Laurie, Shiraz Biggie, Angela Pinholster
15:30 – 17:00Post-Authorial: Fans, Archives, and the Sensations of the ClaimLinda Howell, JSA Lowe, Catherine Brist, Merideth Garcia, Shanna Felix

Friday, October 22

*all times are US Central Daylight Time (GMT-5)

TimeEventParticipants
08:00 – 09:30Fans, Fandoms, and Fannish Contexts of The Untamed and Danmei AdaptationsMaria Alberto, Cathy Wang, Lillian Lu, Andrea Acosta, Celia Lam, Troy Chen, Xiaofei Yang, Divya Garg, Tina Liu
11:30 – 13:00Media and Cultural Industries as MediatorsPilar Lacasa, Qiuyan Guo, Aianne Amado, Juli├ín de la Fuente Prieto
13:30 – 15:00The Year Without a Comic-ConBenjamin Woo, Suzanne Scott, Erin Hanna, Kalervo A. Sinervo, Emma Francis, Melanie Kohnen, Anne Gilbert
18:00 – 19:30Vid ShowLouisa Stein, Lori Morimoto

Saturday, October 23

*all times are US Central Daylight Time (GMT-5)

TimeEventParticipants
05:30 – 07:00Platformisation, Social Media Affordances and Fandoms in AsiaBertha Chin, Hattie Liew, Sophia Li, Yin Yiyi, Zhuoxiao Xie, Asna Kadambot Mohamed Rasheed, Lakshmi Menon
07:30 – 09:00Emerging Modes of Fan VideoLouisa Stein, Lori Morimoto, Areum Jeong, Jessica Hautsch, Charlotte Stevens, Sharon Perring, Lauren Watson
11:00 – 12:30Digital Methods and Digital Fan PracticesSuzanne R. Black, Effie Sapuridis, Alex Xanthoudakis, Allegra Rosenberg, Adriana Amaral, Lies Lanckman, Christina Schuster
13:30 – 15:00Fans, Players and/or Users? Bridging Fan and Media StudiesLesley Willard, Nick Bestor, Shira Chess, Latina Vidolova, Kishonna Gray, Amanda Cote
16:00 – 17:30Mental Health, the Pandemic, and Fandom: Roundtable Discussion, Reflection and Idea GenerationKrysten Stein, CarrieLynn Reinhard, Divya Garg, Sreenidhi Krishnan, Nirupama Jayaraman

Sunday, October 24

*all times are US Central Daylight Time (GMT-5)

TimeEventParticipants
07:00 – 08:30Where is the Music in Fan Studies?Suzanne Wint, Shanika Ranasinghe, Samiran Culbert, Georgia Carroll
09:00 – 10:30Plenary
Fan Studies Ethics in Practice
Stitch, Rukmini Pande, Casey Fiesler, Benjamin Woo, Maria Alberto, Renee Ann Drouin
11:00 – 12:30Why Lamp? Symbology, Memes, and Fan Practice in the Context of the Final Episodes of SupernaturalNaomi Jacobs, Christina Wurst, Hannah Lay, Bec Warren, Zizzy Murphy, Chrisha Anderson
13:00 – 14:30Fan MethodologiesRebecca Williams, Paul Booth, Matt Hills, Cait Coker, EJ Nielsen, Katherine Larsen, Kadian Pow, Josh Stenger