In Media Res - Current Calls

Below are the weeks for the Spring 2010 Schedule for In Media Res for which we are accepting proposals from interested curators. Proposals need not be any longer than a sentence or two.

If interested, please contact In Media Res ([log in to unmask]) with topic proposals or for more information about the individual theme weeks.  Be sure to include the name of the theme week for which you would like to be involved in the subject line of the email.

For more information about each call and how to submit a proposal, visit:

February 21-25, 2011: DVD Translations and Transmissions
March 7-11, 2011: Posthumanism and Media
March 14-18, 2011: Primetime Animation
March 21-25, 2011: Race & Television
April 4-8, 2011: Autism in the Media
April 18-22, 2011: TV Failures
May 2-6, 2011: Labor in the Media Industries
May 30-June 3, 2011: American Idol Season 10 Postmortem
June 6-10, 2011: Technology and the Horrible

Theme week coordinators will notify potential curators of the status of their proposal within two weeks of the submission deadline.

The actual piece should include a 30-second to 3-minute clip, an image, or a slideshow accompanied by a 300 to 350 word response to/contextualization of the clip, image, or slideshow. In addition to curating your piece, you will be expected to engage with the other pieces presented that week as a means of fostering discussion and further fleshing out the individual topic in relation to the week’s theme.

Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the
University of Alabama: