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Hi all,

This week’s In Media Res line-up:

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

Monday, January 21, 2008 – Cynthia Fuchs (George Mason University) presents: “‘Exploited in a very ugly way’: Iraq war refugees in Syria”.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 – Jeffrey Sconce  (Northwestern University) presents: “Be--Be--Beaver Boys”

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 – Cynthia Chris (City University of New York, Staten Island) presents: “‘Just One Catch’: Wild on the CW”

Thursday, January 24, 2008 – Christian Erickson (Roosevelt University) presents: “TBA”

Friday, January 25, 2008 – Melissa Hardie (University of Sydney) presents: “Ornament and Crime: Figuring Out Space in Damages”

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 250-300-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
http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org
Co-Creator: Flow: Television and Media Culture 
http://www.flowtv.org

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