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

Dune (2021): Deadline: January 17, 2022

Transmedia Joker: Deadline: January 28th, 2022

Representations of Xenophobia, Racism, and Nationalism: Deadline: Friday, February 4, 2022

Aesthetics of Instagram: Deadline: February 11, 2022

Contemporary Italian Film and Media: Deadline: March 4, 2022 

Intersectional Environmental Activism in Digital Spaces: Deadline (extended): March 28, 2022

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.  

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