In Medias Res Archive

Below is an archive of early issues of In Medias Res, the MEA’s newsletter. These were mailed to members in print form. Today, In Medias Res is sent to members via email, but we have collected these initial issues here because we think they hold some historical and scholarly importance.

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Volume 8, Number 2 (Summer 2007)

Contents:

  • A Message from our President by Lance Strate
  • Santa Clara University Site of Next MEA Convention by Paul Soukup, S.J.
  • Convention Co-Coordinator Weighs in on Mexico City by Fernando Gutiérrez
  • Membership Matters by Janet Sternberg
  • Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors
  • Announcements
  • EME Welcomes New Senior Editor
In Medias Res, Volume 8, Number 2 (Summer 2007) (PDF)

Volume 8, Number 1 (Fall 2006)

Contents:

  • MEA Heads to Mexico City for 2007 Meeting
  • MEA Elects Strate, Rushkoff, Morrison, Bennett to Board
  • President's Message: Maps and Territories by Lance Strate
  • Anton to Edit Explorations in Media Ecology
  • Journal of Media and Religion Publishes Issue on Media Ecology Scholars
  • Membership Renewal Due
  • MEA Board Approves 2008 Membership Dues Increase
  • MEA Constitution and By-Laws
  • Treasurer’s Report FY 2006 (abridged)
In Medias Res, Volume 8, Number 1 (Fall 2006) (PDF)

Volume 7, Number 2 (Spring, 2006)

Contents:

  • Prologues to Exploration by Jim Morrison and Don Fishman
  • Calls for Nominations: Board of Directors and Editor of {EME}
  • Proposed Constitutional Amendments for the Media Ecology Association
  • President's Message: Keeping on Track by Lance Strate
  • Treasurer’s Report by Thom Gencarelli
  • Prologues to Exploration Thursday Schedule
In Medias Res, Volume 7, Number 2 (Spring 2006) (PDF)

Volume 7, Number 1 (Fall-Winter 2005–2006)

Contents:

  • MEA Honors Careers of Dance, Carey, Levinson; Best Publications, Convention Papers, Video, Natalie Evans
  • Election Results
  • President’s Message: The Ecology of Organization by Lance Strate
  • The Seventh Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association: Prologues to Exploration; June 8–11, 2006, Boston College
  • Calls for Papers
    • NYSCA 64th Annual Conference, October 20–22, 2006 — Conscientious Objections: Communicating Dissent
    • The 92nd Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, San Antonio, TX, November 15–19, 2006 — Creating Sites for Connection and Action (Casey M. K. Lum, MEA/NCA Program Planner)
  • Recent Titles of Interest
In Medias Res, Volume 7, Number 1 (Fall/Winter 2005–2006) (PDF)

Volume 6, Number 2 (Spring 2005)

Contents:

  • President’s Message: We Meet Again! Looking Forward to Convention 2005 by Lance Strate
  • The 2005 MEA Awards
  • The Sixth Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association
  • Personals
In Medias Res, Volume 6, Number 2 (Spring 2005) (PDF)

Volume 6, Number 1 (Fall 2004)

Contents:

  • 5th Annual MEA Convention Held at RIT by Sue Barnes
  • Notes from Members
  • Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors
  • President’s Message: Global Network of Media Ecologists by Lance Strate
  • Notices of Interest
    • The Sixth Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association
    • Call for Nominations for the 2005 MEA Awards
    • MEA at ECA
  • ECA President Is an MEA Member
In Medias Res, Volume 6, Number 1 (Fall 2004) (PDF)

Volume 5, Number 2 (Spring 2004)

Contents:

  • Fifth Annual MEA Convention, June 10–13, 2004: Media Environments and the Liberal Arts
  • Notes from Members
  • President’s Message: Cycles II by Lance Strate
  • Notices of Interest
In Medias Res, Volume 5, Number 2 (Spring 2004) (PDF)

Volume 5, Number 1 (Fall 2003)

Contents:

  • 5th Annual MEA Convention, June 10-13, 2004: Media Environments and the Liberal Arts
  • Nominations for 2004 MEA Awards
  • Newsletter Editor Back
  • President’s Message: Cycles by Lance Strate
    • Walter Ong’s Death
    • 4th Convention, 2003
    • MEA 5th Anniversary Celebration
  • Book Publication by Katherine Fry, Dept. of TV & Radio, Brooklyn College, CUNY
  • Hampton Press Media Ecology Book Series: Mediating the Muse: A Communications Approach to Music, Media, and Cultural Change by Robert Albrecht
  • Member News
  • Teaching Media Ecology or Why My Students Love the Tetrad by Laura Tropp, Marymount Manhattan College
In Medias Res, Volume 5, Number 1 (Fall 2003) (PDF)

Volume 4, Number 2 (Spring 2003)

Contents:

  • 4th Annual MEA Convention, June 5–8, 2003: Remapping Communication Environments
  • President’s Message: The Tasks Ahead: Consolidation and Growth by Lance Strate
  • Untangled Web — The New MEA Web Site by Jim Morrison, MEA Web Editor
  • New MEA Logo
  • Convention Speakers
  • 2002 Membership Statistics
  • MEA Is an Affiliate of ICA
  • ISU Media Ecology Association Established
  • Call for Book Chapters: Visual Approaches to Website Analysis
  • Research Agenda
  • Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors
  • Editor's Corner: Be Interesting by Raymond Gozzi, Jr.
  • Listserv Troubles
  • Comments from Peter Montgomery (a Canadian English Professor) on the MEA list, writing about media coverage of the Middle East, Palestine, Israel, Iraq, etc.
In Medias Res, Volume 4, Number 2 (Spring 2003) (PDF)

Volume 4, Number 1 (September 2002)

Contents:

  • President’s Message: Out of the Maelstrom by Lance Strate
  • MEA Convention Draws over 200 People by Raymond Gozzi, Jr.
  • Members’ News
  • Treasurer’s Report by Thom Gencarelli
  • Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors
  • Members’ News — International Activities
  • Calls for Conference Papers, EME Journal, MEA Awards
  • Members’ News — Publications & Productions
In Medias Res, Volume 4, Number 1 (September 2002) (PDF)

Volume 3, Number 2 (January 2002)

Contents:

  • 3rd MEA Convention: June 21-23, 2002, Marymount Manhattan College, New York
  • President’s Message: A Journal is Born: Explorations in Media Ecology by Lance Strate
  • Call For Papers: Explorations in Media Ecology
  • The Media Ecology Association Internet Discussion List
  • Members’ News
  • Editors and Editorial Boards, Explorations in Media Ecology
  • 2002 Membership Application/Renewal Form
  • New Member Spotlight: Orality in the Popular Cinema of India, Sheila J. Nayar, English & Communication Studies, Greensboro College, Greensboro, NC
  • Pamela W. Laird Excerpt From ME Listserv
In Medias Res, Volume 3, Number 2 (January 2002) (PDF)

Volume 3, Number 1 (Fall 2001)

Contents:

  • President’s Message: Conventional Wisdom by Lance Strate
  • Convention Photographs
  • From the Convention Coordinator by Dr. Janet Sternberg
  • Convention Notes by Raymond Gozzi, Jr.
  • The Media Ecology Association Is Proud to Announce the Winners of Its 2001 Awards
  • 2001 Membership Application/Renewal Form
  • Call for Papers and Panel Proposals for the MEA Program at the 2002 Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, November 21-24, New Orleans Sheraton & New Orleans Marriott
  • Members’ News
  • Call for Nominations for Election to the Board of Directors
In Medias Res, Volume 3, Number 1 (Fall 2001) (PDF)

Volume 2, Number 2 (Spring 2001)

Contents:

  • President’s Message: The Continued Self-Organization of the MEA by Lance Strate
  • A New Format for Newsletter
  • The Media Ecology Association Is Now Officially Incorporated: An Interview With Treasurer Thom Gencarelli
  • Media Ecology Book Series: Hampton Press to Release 2nd Book in Media Ecology Series: Susan B. Barnes, Online Connections: Internet Interpersonal Relationships
  • Media Ecology Association on the Internet
  • Members’ News
  • Second Convention of the Media Ecology Association June 15–16
  • The Editor’s Corner: Will the Computer Retreive Literacy? by Raymond Gozzi, Jr.
In Medias Res, Volume 2, Number 2 (Spring 2001) (PDF)

Volume 2, Number 1 (Fall 2000)

Contents:

  • President’s Message: Making Meaning by Convention by Lance Strate
  • Scholarship in Brief: Constructing Civilizations with Carl Couch: Introduction to an Overlooked Media Ecologist by Donna Flayhan, Goucher College
  • MEA To Showcase Inaugural Programs at NCA Convention by Casey M. K. Lum
  • MEA Website Committee Has Been Formed
  • Report from the Vice-President and IMR Editor by Casey M. K. Lum
  • Media Ecology Association Treasurer’s Report by Thom Gencarelli
  • Notes on the First Media Ecology Association Convention by Raymond Gozzi, Jr. with Jim Morrison
  • Media Ecologists At Work: David Linton Links Media Ecology and the Humanities by Salvatore J. Fallica
  • MEA Awards 2000
  • Call for Nominations for the Media Ecology Association’s 2001 Awards
  • MEA Constitution Committee: Call for Participation
  • Members News
  • Minutes of the General Business Meeting of the Media Ecology Association First Annual Convention, Saturday, June 17, 2000, Fordham University, New York, Recorded by Janet Sternberg, Historian
  • Constitution and By-Laws of the Media Ecology Association
  • More Highlights From the MEA Inaugural Conference
  • The MEA: A Tetrad by Eric McLuhan, composed on June 17th at the Inaugural MEA Convention
  • Call for Papers and Panel Proposals for the MEA Program at the Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, Atlanta, Georgia, November 1–4, Atlanta Hilton and Atlanta Marriott Marquis
  • MEA Membership Application/Renewal Form (January-December 2001)
In Medias Res, Volume 2, Number 1 (Fall 2000) (PDF)

Volume 1, Issue 1 (Fall 1999)

Contents:

  • President’s Message: Understanding MEA by Lance Strate
  • Building Up MEA by Casey M. K. Lum
  • MEA to Apply for Non-Profit Status by Thomas F. Gencarelli
  • Media Ecology Booknotes: Neil Postman, Building a Bridge to the 18th Century: How the Past Can Improve the Future, a Book Review by Paul Thaler
  • Scholarship in Brief: Jacques Ellul as Technological Ecologist by Raymond Gozzi, Jr.
  • Listserv Information
  • Updates on media-ecology.org
  • Special Event
  • Membership Matters
  • MEA to Co-Sponsor the 1999 NYSCA Annual Conference
  • Members’ News
  • Conference News
In Medias Res, Volume 1, Issue 1 (Fall 1999) (PDF)

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