In Media Res has additional calls for proposals for April 2018: http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/current-calls
First, In Media Res has extended the deadline for its theme week on the subject of HQ Trivia. The new deadline for proposals is Friday, April 20. Here is a link to the call: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nQC6rFCRfz39xyJDt8B4G1OZ7gCff6TibclI...
We also have a call for proposals for a theme week entitled "Gaylaxicon: LGBTQ Geek Fan Conventions." The deadline for proposals is Monday, April 23. Here is a link to the call: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DXoh2KdQ0w2oltQgpH67GvTpFVTufuOvC-n0...
And, In Media Res has announced a call for proposals on the subject of docudramas. The deadline for proposals is Saturday, April 28. Here is a link to the call: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JQYJSvjFZKTI-XBYp7cC_5LfjZcO6EPEm0vH...
Proposals may be brief (one paragraph), but do be sure to describe the topic and the key question(s) to be explored. Please submit your proposals by the date listed in the call. If interested, please contact In Media Res (email@example.com) with your proposals or for more information about the theme. Be sure to include the name of the theme week you would like to be invovled with in the subject line of your email.
Academics, media professionals, journalists, critics, 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 the clip, image, or slideshow. In additon 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.
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Geoffrey D. Henry - Associate Editor of In Media Res