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This week's In Media Res special theme week is devoted to The Gulf Oil Spill. Here's the line-up:



http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/


Monday July 19, 2010 – Kevin Sanson (University of Texas at Austin) presents: Feeling Place

Tuesday July 20, 2010 – Elizabeth Schwarz (UC Riverside) presents: Cleaning Up the Gulf With Twitter

Wednesday July 21, 2010 – Joelle S. Underwood and Janelle A. Schwartz (Loyola University New Orleans) present: Spilling the Story

Thursday July 22, 2010 – Carrie Packwood Freeman (Georgia State University) presents: Dawn: The soap that gets us good and greenwashed

Friday July 23, 2010 – Shana Heinricy (University of New Mexico) presents: In Need of a Jazz Funeral: Hypermediated Mourning of the Gulf Coast

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



http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/<http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fmediacommons.futureofthebook.org%2Fimr%2F&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNFc8SO_bDDYxoHnDyW23TRwntzvaA>

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ABOUT IN MEDIA RES



In Media Res is dedicated to experimenting with collaborative, multi-modal forms of online scholarship.



Each day, a different scholar will curate a 30-second to 3-minute video clip/visual image slideshow accompanied by a 300-350-word impressionistic response.



We use the title "curator" because, like a curator in a museum, you are repurposing a media object that already exists and providing context through your commentary, which frames the object in a particular way.



The clip/comment combination are intended to both introduce the curator's work to the larger community of scholars (as well as non-academics who frequent the site) and, hopefully, encourage feedback/discussion from that community.



Theme weeks are designed to generate a networked conversation between curators. All the posts for that week will thematically overlap and the participating curators each agree to comment on one another's work.



Our goal is to promote an online dialogue amongst scholars and the public about contemporary approaches to studying media.



In Media Res provides a forum for more immediate critical engagement with media at a pace closer to how we typically experience media.



In Media Res is a publication of MediaCommons. MediaCommons is a strong advocate for the right of media scholars to quote from the materials they analyze, as protected by the principle of "fair use." If such quotation is necessary to a scholar's argument, if the quotation serves to support a scholar's original analysis or pedagogical purpose, and if the quotation does not harm the market value of the original text -- but rather, and on the contrary, enhances it -- we must defend the scholar's right to quote from the media texts under study.



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Best,

The In Media Res Team

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