Current Calls

In Media Res Calls for Proposals 

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

Fan Tourism - Deadline Extended: February 20th

Adult Swim - Deadline February 20th

Television Remakes - Deadline February 27th

Time Aesthetics - Deadline March 6th

Transformative Games - Deadline March 20th

Spectacles of Protest - Deadline April 17th

Webcomics - Deadline August 28th

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.