skyecaptain (skyecaptain) wrote,

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"In Media Res" series

This could be awesome or a clusterfuck, or both, but just got a call for In Media Res, a short-format academic/critic/journalist collaboration in which you pick yr media text, write 300-500 words, and then join a conversation based on one of the following themes (in chronological order, one per week from January through June):

Current Calls

Below are the weeks for the Spring 2010 Schedule for In Media Res for which we are accepting proposals from interested curators. Click on the hyperlinks below to receive more information and deadlines for each week’s topic, as well as details on how to submit a proposal.

January 10-14, 2011: Technological Object Orientations

January 17-21, 2011: Productions of Digital Culture

February 21-25, 2011: DVD Translations and Transmissions

March 7-11, 2011: Posthumanism and Media

March 14-18, 2011: Primetime Animation

March 21-25, 2011: Race & Television

April 4-8, 2011: Autism in the Media

April 18-22, 2011: TV Failures

May 2-6, 2011: Labor in the Media Industries

June 6-10, 2011: Technology and the Horrible

I feel like a few people who read this could write well about several of these. No geographical, financial, or academic requirements as far as I can tell, though I can't tell you the quality of work etc. for this thing as I've never read it.
Tags: academia
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