In Media Res Call for Proposals

Below please find listed the theme weeks for which we are currently seeking proposals from prospective curators.  For more information about how to apply, click the link.

The World (Wide Web) in your Pocket - May 21 - 25, 2012<>

Political Polarization and the Media - June 4 - 8, 2012<>

Wedding-based Reality TV - June 18 - 22, 2012<>

Academics, journalists, critics, media professionals and fans are all welcome to submit proposals.

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.

Have a suggestion for a theme week for fall 2012?  Please email us at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> for more information on how to propose a theme week.

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