June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

Anime and Academic Programming Track FANS Conference

Anime and Academic Programming Track FANS Conference

04/14/14

              We are happy to announce our second installment of FANS, a group for Fandom and Neomedia Studies!  A-Kon’s newest effort is to encourage people to write about their favorite aspects of fandom and media.  For us, fandom can be as simple as watching your favorite show or as complex as elaborately recreating...

Project: Intern

Project: Intern

09/20/13

A-Kon is looking for two new interns!

Review of Kim Stanley Robinson’s 2312

Robinson, already famous for his Mars and Environment Trilogies, tackles the questions of returning to a degraded environment on Earth after the human species has been living in space habitats and colonies around the solar system for several centuries.

By Way of Introduction

By Way of Introduction

07/08/12

Hi there. I used to run Special Programs for A-Kon, but now I do other stuff. Mainly, my work is in making A-Kon awesome. Now I head up the social media efforts on Facebook and Twitter and such, and try to get info out to folks who ask questions. I also run the Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference. It’s a new effort we’re making to...