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Hi all,





This week’s In Media Res line-up:





(http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org):





Monday, October 8, 2007 – David Gurney (Northwestern University
presents: “Response, Remix, and Return: Even Old Media Gets Hit by
'Chocolate Rain'”.





Tuesday, October 9, 2007 – Laurie Ouellette (University of Minnesota) presents: “The Kids Are Not Alright”





Wednesday, October 10, 2007 – Dave Parry (University of Texas at
Dallas) presents: “YouTube, Presidential Debates, & YouRhetoric”





Thursday, October 11, 2007 – Elizabeth Franko (University of Houston) presents: “Anatomy of a Breakdown: We, the Voyeurs”





Friday, October 12, 2007 – Christian Erickson (Roosevelt University) presents: “The 4400”





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





http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org





ABOUT IN MEDIA RES





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 100-150-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.





Best,





Avi Santo





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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

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