Current Calls

In Media Res Calls for Proposals 

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

Remediation - Deadline: September 20

Media Coverage of #MeToo - Deadline: September 28

Fancasting - Deadline: October 8

John Carpenter - Deadline: October 15

Academia in Fan Spaces - Deadline: November 30

Online Influencers - Deadline December 24

Tangible Gaming Spaces - Deadline: December 31

Female Ensemble Films - Deadline: January 7

Food Media - Deadline: January 28

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.