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September 2016, Week 3


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This week's In Media Res theme focus is Memes (September 12-16).

Here's the lineup:

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In Media Res is a MediaCommons project ... On: "The best thing about human beings is that they stack so neatly": Spectatorship and Platform Performativity from the ...

Monday, September 12 - Robert McEachern (Southern Connecticut State University) presents "Memes as Subversion?".

Tuesday, September 13 - Cameron Lindsey (University of Texas at Austin) presents " 'I hate context!' The Adaptability and Spreadability of Garfield's Many Memes."

Wednesday, September 14 - Lauren Jackson (University of Chicago) presents "Meme Merge."

Thursday, September 15 - Melanie Wolske (California State University, Long Beach) presents "Make America Dank Again: Why Political Memes Don't Work."

Friday, September 16 - Rene Hobbs (University of Rhode Island) presents "Meme-Making for Digital Literacy."

Theme week organized by Ethan Tussey (Georgia State University).

Also, In Media Res has extended its call for "Blockbuster Reflexivity."  Here's the link:


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IN MEDIA RES FALL 2016 CALL FOR CURATORS "Blockbuster Reflexivity" CALL: In Blockbuster Reflexivity, Liam Burke explains how, in the early 2000s, "film executives, publicity departments, and filmmakers, who had initially greeted online fandom with trepidation, acknowledged its benefits" (14...

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