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Conferences & Calls
CFPs for Antebellum Imagery, Star Trek Discovery & Orville, and Tomatometer - In Media Res

In Media Res has announced a call for proposals on the Antebellum Imagery.  The deadline for proposals is Wednesday, October 4, 2017.  Here is a link to the CFP:


Antebellum Imagery<>
IN MEDIA RES Fall 2017 CALL FOR CURATORS “Antebellum Imagery” When HBO announced the next project by “Game of Thrones” showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, “Confederate,” the network was met with a strong backlash from fans and critics. The upcoming show will dramatize an alternative timel...

In Media Res is also accepting proposals on the subject of Star Trek: Discovery and Seth McFarlane's Orville show.  The deadline for proposals is Monday, October 2, 2017.  Here is the CFP:

Star Trek: Discovery<>
FALL 2017 CALL FOR CURATORS Star Trek: Discovery & The Orville CALL: The Fall 2017 television season is certainly one of discovery, experimentation, and comedy. For the first time ever, CBS is launching a series only to air on its online service CBS All Access, relying on it’s most well kn...

In Media Res is also accepting proposals on the subject of the Tomatometer.  The deadline for proposals is Monday, October 9, 2017.  Here is the CFP:

The Tomatometer<>
FALL 2017 CALL FOR CURATORS “The Tomatometer” CALL: A recent article in the trade publication The Hollywood Reporter warns that Hollywood studios are starting to “fight back against withering Rotten Tomatoes scores,” allegedly by using critical embargoes to delay or manipulate RT Tomatometer sc...

Proposals may be brief (one paragraph), but do be sure to describe the topic and key question(s) to be explored.  Please submit your proposal by March 17th. If interested, please contact In Media Res ([log in to unmask]) with topic proposals or for more information about the theme.  Be sure to include the name of the theme week you would like to be involved with in the subject line of the email.

Academics, journalists, critics, media professionals and fans are all welcome to submit proposals.

The actual piece will include either a 30-second to 3-minute clip, an image, or a slideshow that will be accompanied by a 300 to 350 word response to/contextualization of your clip, image, or slideshow. In addition to your piece, you will be expected to engage the other pieces presented that week to encourage discussion and further flesh out the individual topic in relation to the week’s theme.

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Ashley Jones

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Moving Image Studies
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Georgia State University

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