This week’s In Media Res<> theme focus is Black Mirror (May 4 - May 8, 2015).

Monday, May 4, 2015 - Michael Frazer (Auburn University) presents: Commodity as a Political Pressure Valve in “Fifteen Million Merits”

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - Michael O’Neill (Independent) presents: Reflecting your heart’s desire: "Project Black Mirror" and faux-Kickstarting Siri’s mind-reading routine

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - Sarah Artt (Edinburgh Napier University) presents: ‘Not enough of him’: Technology and Melancholia in ‘Be Right Back’

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - Robert Wright (University of Wolverhampton) presents: The Ghost in the (Black) Mirror: Technology, Spectrality and Magic

Friday, May 8, 2015 - Frank Bridges (Rutgers University) presents: Black Mirror as Pedagogical Tool in the College Classroom

Theme week organized by Lawrence Musante<> (Georgia State University).

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