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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.