DECEMBER – MY 300 WORD ABSTRACT – PRINCE AND FANDOM

CALL FOR PAPERS “PURPLE REIGN: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF PRINCE”, MEDIA CITY UK, UNIVERSITY OF SALFORD, UK MAY 2017

THE PURPOSE OF THIS PRESENTATION IS TO IDENTIFY RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN PRINCE AND FANDOM. THE GOAL IS TO SHOW THAT PRINCE LOVED HIS FANS AND CONSIDERED THEM FAMILY. THIS HAS BEEN DONE BY EXAMINING EVENTS SUCH AS….

…THE AUTHOR OF THIS WORK, A LIFE-LONG PRINCE FAN, PERSONALLY EXPERIENCED MANY PARTIES AND SHOWS WITH THE LEGEND AND WITNESSED HIS HAPPINESS IN INTERACTING WITH HIS FANS. IN RECENT YEARS AS A FOLLOWER IN TWITTER, SHE WITNESSED HIM GROW MORE AND MORE ‘TALKATIVE’ ON THE MEDIUM AS HIS FOLLOWERSHIP GREW. THROUGH SHOWING FIRST-HAND EXAMPLES OF HIS GENEROSITY TO FANS ALL OVER THE WORLD, THIS RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS THE IMPORTANCE OF PRINCE AND FANDOM. HIS DESIRE FOR PAISLEY TO BECOME A MUSEUM SOLIDIFIES HIS LOVE FOR HIS FANS IN ETERNITY.

BIO – ANDREA FOY IS AN AWARD-WINNING INTERNATIONAL AUTHOR WITH THREE BOOKS OF HER OWN AND MANY COAUTHORED WORKS. PRINCE AND ME IS HER FIRST MEMOIR. A LIFE-LONG PRINCE FAN, PERSONALLY EXPERIENCED MANY PARTIES AND SHOWS WITH THE LEGEND AND WITNESSED HIS HAPPINESS IN INTERACTING WITH HIS FANS. FROM TOURING TO GLAM SLAM NITE CLUBS, PAISLEY PARTIES AND FINALLY THE MUSEUM. 

SHE IS A WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT SPEAKER AND JOHN MAXWELL LEADERSHIP COACH WITH A BA IN COMMUNICATIONS AND MS IN MANAGEMENT. SHE IS WORKING ON A FICTIONAL SERIES ABOUT A FLIGHT ATTENDANT WHO MEETS HER FAVORITE ROCK STAR! FIND OUT MORE AT WWW.ANDREAFOY.COM

I HIT THE SEND KEY AND EXHALED, NOW IT WAS IN THE HANDS OF THE COMMITTEE, WHO WAS RECEIVING ABSTRACTS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD. 

JANUARY 31ST 2017 THE ACADEMIC PANEL CONVENED….

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