In Media Res is pleased to announce its call for proposals for the Fall 2017 semester.
Here's a link to the current calls: http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/current-calls
First, In Media Res is still accepting proposals on the life and legacy of Carrie Fisher. The deadline for proposals is September 12. Here is the link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QJcLqG_9Iaon7rGMJFuF9IYQ9NIEugwYMs-xgKVVc94/edit
We are now accepting proposals on the subject of celebrity feuds. The deadline for proposals is September 14. Here is a link to the call: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1d0dTsSZt2IvMMcqYqJog5DHCNuW3EJT2ek4zRSmpDCM/edit
We are also now accepting proposals on the subject of disaster porn. The deadline for these proposals is September 18. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bUMi_4bPFsw3fGNGWu0QmpmTVaSPDvSry91JTOtVe6k/edit
In Media Res has announced a call for proposals on the Tomatometer. The deadline is October 9. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yINBDMgiO79hIGlYBulBp0CB9_-JncpWY4JxQeifLGU/edit
We are pleased to announce a call for proposals on the career and influence of film director George
Romero. The deadline is October 16. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1anzDQj20PHgZBkPTvGCPHzV8RWDH8VSpSLGpQp6Vg_g/edit
In Media Res is now accepting proposals on the subject of social media hustle. The deadline is October 30. https://docs.google.com/document/d/12Iw3uj5AjvzPWF2ti3znyNQTTFRr2qGpOYpQKIoc53I/edit
We are also pleased to announce a call for proposals on the career of film director Spike Lee. The deadline is December 4. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1rMpLQLJDWEv09PL3cKj2UxvtVctcnixwMTkG7w4qHsY/edit
Finally, In Media Res is accepting proposals on the subject of super bowl paratexts. The deadline is January 15, 2018. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ApuVHzixJ0VyHl2cw7mM6gGNy27oEEris0d3tG0_JxI/edit
Proposals may be brief (one paragraph long), but do be sure to describe the topic and key question(s) to be explored. Please submit your proposal by the date listed above. 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. About In Media Res<http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/>
The In Media Res Team
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