The Fan Studies Network conference

27 September 2014 9:00 - 28 September 2014 17:00

The second annual conference of the Fan Studies Network, providing a space for academics interested in fans and fandom to connect, share resources, and develop their research ideas.

Featuring keynote speeches from Dr Paul Booth (DePaul University), Dr Rhiannon Bury (Athabasca University) and Mr Orlando Jones (star of Sleepy Hollow, appearing for a virtual Q&A), this two-day event brings together scholars at all career stages who are researching fandom.

The deadline for abstracts has already passed, but please send any enquiries to:

For any queries or concerns specific to the location and its facilities (e.g. technical requirements), contact Richard McCulloch at

You can find out more information on, or talk about the event on Twitter using #FSN2014.

Conference organisers

Lucy Bennett and Tom Phillips (FSN chairs)
Bertha Chin, Bethan Jones, Richard McCulloch, Rebecca Williams (FSN board)


The Regent's Conference team recommend Melia White House which is within walking distance of the conference venue and is relatively inexpensive. Central London offers a range of accommodation choices to suit all budgets, including bed and breakfasts, hotels, shared apartments, or hostels. The website Hotel Map offers a good overview of available choices in the immediate area, including locations and prices.


Regent’s University London is located just 7 minutes walk from Baker Street tube station.

You may find the Transport for London website useful for planning your journey to the conference.

Regent’s University London has no connection with Regent University of Virginia USA


Last updated: 03 May 2018