Current Calls

In Media Res Calls for Proposals 

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

#TimesUp & #MeToo - Deadline: March 5, 2018

Fantasy Leagues - Deadline: March 12, 2018

Fan Contribution and Appropriation - Deadline: March 19, 2018

HQ Trivia - Deadline: March 26, 2018

Paul Thomas Anderson - Deadline: April 2, 2018

New Visions of the Old West - Deadline: April 9, 2018

The Contemporary Music Video - Deadline: April 23, 2018

Gaylaxicon: LGBTQ Geek Fan Conventions - Deadline: April 23, 2018

Docudramas - Deadline: April 28, 2018

Black Superheroes - Deadline: May 7, 2018

Politics & Horror - Deadline: May 25, 2018

Indie Games - Deadline: August 13, 2018

Cosplay, Crossplay & Genderswap Cosplay - Deadline: August 27, 2018

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.