Current Calls

In Media Res Calls for Proposals
(Please click the theme week title to view the call.)

Want to be a Theme Week Coordinator? - Deadline: Rolling

Non-Binary Games - Deadline: March 13

80's Horror - Deadline: March 20

Royal Coverage - Deadline: March 23

Spider-Man - Deadline April 3

Streaming Wars - Deadline: April 24

Time Manipulation - Deadline: April 27

Canadian Comedies - Deadline: May 4

Queerness in Games - Deadline: May 11

Exploring Law and Order - Deadline: May 22

Watchmen - Deadline: August 28

Studio Ghibli - Deadline: September 25

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

The actual piece should include a 30-second to 3-minute clip, an image, or a slideshow accompanied by a 300 to 350 word response to/contextualization of the clip, image, or slideshow. In addition to curating your piece, you will be asked to engage with the other pieces presented that week as a means of fostering discussion and further fleshing out the individual topic in relation to the week's theme.

Have a suggestion for a theme week? Please email us at for more information on how to propose a theme week.