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Below please find listed the theme weeks for which we are currently seeking proposals from prospective curators.  For more information, visit http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/current-calls


Politics as Entertainment: August 20 - 24, 2012


Media Nostalgia: August 27 - 31, 2012


Hip-hop Cinema: September 3 - 7, 2012


We will post more calls for late summer and fall in the coming weeks.  Please check back again to find a week that fits your interests.  We look forward to reading your proposal.


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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] for more information on how to propose a theme week.


Best,

IMR Editorial Staff

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