Call for Chapter Proposals: Eating Fandom

Call for Chapter Proposals for Anthology Title: Eating Fandom: Intersections between Fans and Food Culture Editors: CarrieLynn D. Reinhard (Dominican University), Bertha Chin (Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak, Malaysia) and Julia E. Largent (McPherson College) Rationale: An emerging field of fan studies looks at how fans interact with different aspects and elements of food cultures.Continue reading “Call for Chapter Proposals: Eating Fandom”

Fandom as Repeatedly Returning to What Matters Most

Being a fan can mean many different things to many different people. It may mean a person likes to collect memorabilia for a favorite sports team. It may mean a group like to wear costumes and reenact an important event. It may mean individuals compete with one another to test their knowledge in trivia contests.Continue reading “Fandom as Repeatedly Returning to What Matters Most”

The Fandom of Food

This blog post originally appeared on Clearance Bin Review.  My main reason for including it on this blog is because of my interested in seeing foodies as a particular type of fandom, one that is related to both pop culture and high culture, as well as online culture.  I still hope to do research onContinue reading “The Fandom of Food”