In Media Res - Calls for Proposals for May and August 2018

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Type: 
Event
Date: 
May 2, 2018 to August 27, 2018
Location: 
Georgia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Black History / Studies, Journalism and Media Studies, Communication, Film and Film History, Women's & Gender History / Studies

In Media Res has announced four calls for proposals for May and August of 2018:  http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/current-calls

First, In Media Res is accepting proposals on the subject of black superheroes.  The deadline for proposals is Monday, May 7. Here is a link to the call:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1NxcNZsDdafSBqLW7tkp5iGMGvvaCF_sYTzdn...

We are also accepting proposals for a theme week entitled "Politics & Horror."  The deadline for proposals is Friday, May 25.  Here is a link to the call:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wR8aUmn80DDDFsGUeG_bQza-iVL-Wj5M-c0P...

Third, In Media Res is accepting proposals on the subject of indie games.  The deadline for proposals is Monday, August 13.  Here is a link to the call:     https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pLlZ4_7Qg3T0U4ZTNT_MpWG18c2vdw3VAO8H...

And, we are accepting proposals for a theme week entiled "Cosplay, Crossplay, and Genderswap Crossplay."  The deadline for proposals is Monday, August 27.  Here is a link to the call:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TiFT4AC8aiyBTWYY6f7JxuGQkt8oTCQ6OiN7...

Proposals may be brief (one paragraph), but do be sure to describe the topic and key question(s) to be explored.  Please submit your proposal by the dates listed in the calls.  If interested, please contact In Media Res (inmediares@gsu.edu) 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 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, am image, or 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/about-media-res-0

 

Contact Info: 

Geoffrey D. Henry - Associate Editor of In Media Res

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