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13th October

10 a.m. SALON: Embodied Fan Identities and Practices
noon SALON: Who Gets to Be a Fan? Identity Politics in Superhero Fandom
2 p.m. SALON: Fandom and Gaming
4 p.m. KEYNOTE EVENT: Dr. Rebecca Wanzo in Conversation
6 p.m. SALON: Close Literary Analysis of Fanfiction as Trauma Text
9 p.m. SALON: "So, this is how liberty dies, with thunderous applause": Fandom, Politics, Public Discourse and Democracy

14th October

8 a.m. SALON: Good Fan, Bad Fan? On Politics, Appropriateness, and Toxicity in Global Pop Culture Fandoms
10 a.m. SALON: Fan-Made Histories
noon SALON: The Future of Dis/Ability Fan Studies
2 p.m. WORKSHOP: Fan Studies and Archival Research
4 p.m. SALON: Emerging Phenomena in Fan Studies: A Student Perspective
6 p.m. SALON: Sports Fandemic: The Ethics and Possibilities of Sports Fandom During Times of Crisis
8 p.m. FEATURED PANEL: Chinese Fandoms and Fan Cultures

15th October

8 a.m. SALON: The Practice and Politics of Theme Park Fandoms
10 a.m. SALON: Online Spaces: The Present and Future of Virtual Fan Conventions
noon WORKSHOP: Re-Imagining Fan Studies in the Age of COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter
2 p.m. Bloomsbury Publication Session
4 p.m. SALON: Fandom and American Political Culture
6 p.m. Vid Show: Fan Video Refractions

16th October

7 a.m. SALON: Adolescent Fans and Material Culture
9 a.m. SALON: From the 'enormous dunghill' to the 'garishly diverse': Shakespeare and Anti-Fandom
11 a.m. SALON: Teaching Fandom: Fandom, Fanworks, and Fan Studies in the Classroom
2 p.m. SALON: Fandom at Home: How COVID-19 Adjusted Perception and Participation
4 p.m. SALON: Fandom: The Next Generation
7 p.m. Plenary Event: K-Pop: Fandom, Politics, Digital Influence

17th October

8 a.m. SALON: Fans and Cancel Culture: On How Fans Process Disappointment
9 a.m. Amsterdam University Press Workshop
10 a.m. WORKSHOP: Fraught Fandoms: Navigating Aca/Fan Identities and Structural Racism
noon Intellect Workshop: A Discussion on Academic Publishing