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In Media Res is pleased to announce three calls for proposals for the Fall 2017 semester: http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/current-calls


First, In Media Res is accepting proposals on the subject of Webcomics.  The deadline is Monday, August 28. Here is a link to the call:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JpKawqg3pg9EeeyM-s8afyczuzaj0MgE4JYU3s4RM_E/edit


We are also accepting proposals on the subject of Videogame Stories.  The deadline is Thursday, August 31. Here is the link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/14C8rCtI76X40NCNRJaFge_d_4LPysgLtI5Lzt70LuS4/edit


Thirdly, In Media Res is pleased to announce a call for proposals on the life, career, and legacy of Carrie Fisher. The deadline for proposals is Tuesday, September 12.  Here is a link to the CFP:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QJcLqG_9Iaon7rGMJFuF9IYQ9NIEugwYMs-xgKVVc94/edit


Proposals may be brief (one paragraph long), but do be sure to describe the topic and key question(s) to be explored. Please submit your proposal by the date listed above. If interested, please contact In Media Res ([log in to unmask]) with topic proposals or for more information about the theme.  Be sure to include the name of the theme week you would like to be involved with in the subject line of the email.


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


The actual piece will include either a 30-second to 3-minute clip, an image, or a slideshow that will be accompanied by a 300 to 350 word response to/contextualization of your clip, image, or slideshow. In addition to your piece, you will be expected to engage the other pieces presented that week to encourage discussion and further flesh out the individual topic in relation to the week’s theme. About In Media Res<http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/>


Best,

The In Media Res Team




















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