Current Calls

In Media Res Calls for Proposals 

Star Wars - Deadline: November 27, 2015

Martial Arts Movies - Deadline: December 14, 2015

Popular Media in/as/of Philosophy…and vice-versa - Deadline: December 14, 2015

David Simon - Deadline: December 28, 2015


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 for Spring 2016? Please email us at for more information on how to propose a theme week.