In Medias Res

Featuring news, interviews, alumni updates, and event listings, In Medias Res is the magazine of MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing.

  • In Medias Res 2019

    “Recent months have been filled with wonderful moments as we celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the Comparative Media Studies program.”

  • In Medias Res 2018

    Parks with a Genius Grant, an alum gives the MIT Ph.D. commencement address, and the relaunch of Media in Transition and the Media Spectacle.

  • In Medias Res 2017

    The 2017-2018 academic year comes with some great news around the growth and vibrancy of Comparative Media Studies/Writing: we have welcomed three new faculty members into the fold.

  • In Medias Res 2016

    The surreality of so many election moments may account for the focus of this issue of In Medias Res and indeed of CMS/W’s work since 2015 and 2016: the long-awaited breakthrough of virtual reality technology.

  • In Medias Res, Fall 2015

    For Fall 2015, we cheer that MIT was recently named by Times Higher Education as America’s #3 school for the humanities.

  • In Medias Res, Spring 2015

    “As this issue of In Medias Res testifies, however, the challenging weather has not slowed the pace of activities of the denizens of CMS/W!”

  • In Medias Res, Fall 2014

    Featuring the photography of B.D. Colen, introductions to Coco Fusco and Marjorie Liu, the awesomeness of @mitblogs_ebooks, and alumni updates.