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June 2007, Week 1


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Avi Santo <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 4 Jun 2007 13:58:00 +0000
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Hi all,
After a short hiatus, In Media Res is back for the remainder of the summer.
This week’s In Media Res line-up:
Monday, June 4, 2007 – Walter Metz (Montana State University, Bozeman)presents: “Filming Winter Sports”
Tuesday, June 5, 2007 – David Parry (University of Albany) presents:“Virtual Funeral Crashing”
Wednesday, June 6, 2007 – Kristina Busse (Independent Scholar) presents:“Queer Coding in ReGenesis”
Thursday, June 7, 2007 – Cynthia Fuchs (George Mason University) presents:““I don’t believe in pressure”: Marketing LeBron/LeBron Marketing”
Friday, June 8, 2007 – Craig Stewart (Old Dominion University) presents:“"Isn't it ironic?"”
Please check out these wonderful contributions and offer your thoughts viaa comment.
In Media Res is envisioned as an experiment in just one sort ofcollaborative, multi-modal scholarship that MediaCommons will aim tofoster. Its primary goal is to provide a forum for more immediate criticalengagement with media in a manner closer to how we typically experiencemediated texts.
Each day, a different media scholar will present a 30-second to 3-minuteclip accompanied by a 100-150-word impressionistic response. The goal is topromote an online dialogue amongst media scholars and the public aboutcontemporary media scholarship through clips chosen for either theirtypicality or a-typicality in demonstrating narrative strategies, genreformulations, aesthetic choices, representational practices, institutionalapproaches, fan engagements, etc.
Avi Santo
----------------------------------------------------------------------Avi Santo, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Communication and Theatre ArtsOld Dominion UniversityNorfolk, Virginia 23529(757) [log in to unmask] Editor: MediaCommons: A Digital Scholarly Networkhttp://mediacommons.futureofthebook.orgCo-Creator: Flow: Television and Media Culturehttp://www.flowtv.org_______________________________________________
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