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January 2008, Week 4


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Avi Santo <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 28 Jan 2008 13:08:13 +0000
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Welcome to a special Fannish Vidders-themed week from In Media Res. Please feel free to respond to the contributors’ comments and add your own thoughts and ideas about the series as well.

This week’s In Media Res line-up:

Monday, January 14, 2008 – Francesca Coppa (Muhlenberg College) presents: "Pressure" - a metavid by the California Crew

Tuesday, January 15, 2008 – Tisha Turk (University of Minnesota, Morris) presents: "Not Only Human" - an X-Files vid by Killa and Laura Shapiro”

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 – Jacqueline Kjono (independent scholar) presents: "A Day in the Life" - a Dead Zone vid by Shalott and Speranza

Thursday, January 17, 2008 – Louisa Stein (San Diego State University) presents: "Bricks" - a Supernatural vid by Luminosity

Friday, January 18, 2008 – Kristina Busse (independent scholar) presents: "Us" - a multivid by Lim

Please check out these wonderful contributions and offer your thoughts via a comment.

In Media Res is envisioned as an experiment in just one sort of
collaborative, multi-modal scholarship that MediaCommons will aim to
foster. Its primary goal is to provide a forum for more immediate critical
engagement with media in a manner closer to how we typically experience
mediated texts.

Each day, a different media scholar will present a 30-second to 3-minute
clip accompanied by a 300-350-word impressionistic response. The goal is to
promote an online dialogue amongst media scholars and the public about
contemporary media scholarship through clips chosen for either their
typicality or a-typicality in demonstrating narrative strategies, genre
formulations, aesthetic choices, representational practices, institutional
approaches, fan engagements, etc.


Avi Santo

Avi Santo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
3014 Batten Arts & Letters (BAL)
Department of Communication and Theatre Arts
Old Dominion University
Norfolk, Virginia 23529
(757) 683-6971
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Co-Coordinating Editor: MediaCommons: A Digital Scholarly Network
Co-Creator: Flow: Television and Media Culture


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