This week's In Media Res theme focus is legendary film director Spike Lee (December 11-15, 2017).
Here is the lineup: http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/
Monday, December 11 - Dafna Kaufman (Georgia State University) presents "Not Just Another Sports Film: Spike Lee's Layered Contexts and Implications in He Got Game."
Tuesday, December 12 - Ruth Doughty (Liverpool John Moores University) presents "Spike Lee: Selling the Black Aesthetic."
Wednesday, December 13 - Heather E. Harris (Stevenson University) and Kimberly Moffitt (University of Maryland Baltimore County) presents "She's Gotta Have It: The (Re)focusing of Nola Darling."
Thursday, December 14 - Rebecca Leung (Ramapo College of New Jersey) and Robert E. Williams (New York Post) presents "The Millennial Nola Darling: Is Spike Lee Ready?".
Friday, December 15 - Arthur Knight (The College of William & Mary) presents "Authorship and Expanded Self: 'Spike Lee's Performance Documentaries."
Theme week organized by Dafna Kaufman (Georgia State University).
In Media Res has also announced two new calls for proposals: http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/current-calls
First, In Media Res is accepting proposals for a theme week entitled "Super Bowl Paratexts." The deadline for proposals is January 8, 2018: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ApuVHzixJ0VyHl2cw7mM6gGNy27oEEris0d3...
In Media Res is also accepting calls for porposals for a theme week entitled "Resistence Narratives." The deadline for proposals is January 11, 2018: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1qhKIixDRrVRBppeg4483U3sgiCxIZPgZacUH...
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The In Media Res Team
Geoffrey Henry - Associate Editor of In Media Res