::fibreculture:: Revitalising Cultural Studies Scholarship

baden.offord at scu.edu.au baden.offord at scu.edu.au
Sun Nov 21 14:00:44 CET 2010


REVITALISE YOUR SCHOLARSHIP IN BEAUTIFUL BYRON BAY!

CSAA Annual Conference
'A Scholarly Affair'

7-9 December 2010
Byron Bay Community and Cultural Centre (heart of Byron)

Byron Bay

REGISTER NOW
Conference Website: http://www.scu.edu.au/research/cpsj/asa/index.html

DRAFT ABSTRACT BOOKLET AND PLENARY PROGRAM AVAILABLE ONLINE. 
190
reviewed and accepted papers. Presenters and participants are coming
from a number of countries including Australia, Aoteroa/New Zealand,
Spain, France, India, Canada, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Italy, United
States and Denmark. Presenters include scholars, activists, educators,
writers, artists, postgraduates, early, mid and senior career
academics, school teachers.

BYRON BAY

December is one of the most beautiful times of the
year in Byron Bay with pre-summer warmth that is comfortable, clear
waters, a serene beach and quiet before the
Christmas holidays. There are over 120 restaurants and cafes in Byron.
Eastern most point of Australia. Culturally and bio diverse. Suggested
daily itinerary: early morning walk on beach and swim, attend conference,
learn and exchange ideas, meet cultural studies practitioners from
other places, evening sunset walk or swim after conference, dinner at
the Balcony or Orient Express or one of the many great places to eat
and drink.

PLENARIES
Plenaries
now confirmed (see Programme Overview on the website). The programme
for paper panels will be finalised in the next week but it is looking full, exciting and stimulating. Please
continue to check the website. 

CSAA MEMBERSHIP AND CONFERENCE ALL IN ONE!
Please
tell your colleagues and friends about the CSAA and the opportunity of
combining annual membership and attending a diverse and dynamic
gathering of cultural researchers. 
All registration fees include a 12 month Membership of the Cultural Studies Association of Australasia

         Membership Benefits

         Six hard copies of Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, which is affiliated with the Association.

         Two issues of Cultural Studies Review, which is affiliated with the Association.

         Two issues of the Association newsletter, as well as any other CSAA publications during the period.

         Representation on the Council of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS)

Delegates at the Cultural Studies Association of Australasia annual
conference, held in December each year, automatically become members of
the Association for the following year. This cost is included in the
conference registration fee. Membership runs from 1 January to 31 December. 
CALL FOR PAPERS
There
will
be a number of options for  to seek refereed publication of your paper
through attending this conference. The following journals are
confirmed to have issues/special issues that will derive specifically
from the CSAA conference.

1) The Review of Education, Pedagogy and Cultural Studies
Special Double Issue on the Conference theme specific to this journal's scope.
Edited by Baden Offord and Rob Garbutt
(ERA: A)

2) Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies
Special Issue on the Conference theme specific to research and scholarship.
(ERA: A)

3) Text
Special Issue.
(ERA: A)

4) Transformations
(ERA B)

5) Conference Proceedings (refereed) will be published in mid 2011

6) Proposed edited collection.

FEATURED PLENARY SPEAKERS 
Vinay Lal, UCLA and University of Delhi
Title: "The Intellectual in an Age of Violence:  Criticism, Ethics, and Democratic Futures"

Gerard Goggin, University of New South Wales
Title: "Borderlands or Enclosures?: Technology, the University and Cultural Studies"

Raewyn Connell, University of Sydney
Title: "Fringe of Leaves: Re-thinking Australian modernity from southern perspectives."

Melissa Lucashenko, author
Title: "Duggai Yugam Binung - the White People Have No Ears for Stories"

Catherine Manathunga, University of Queensland
Title: "Re-imagining the place of the Australian scholar: reflections on time, location, identity and power"

Deborah Bird-Rose, Macquarie University
Title: "Slow Scholarship: entanglements of love and death"

Trevor Gale, University of South Australia
Title: "The politics of scholarship in policy production: a very public affair"

Katrina Schlunke, University of Technology, Sydney
Title: "After the affair? Cultural Studies, Historicism and the Queer Mourning After."

Susan Ballyn, University of Barcelona
"Looking backwards to look forward. English Studies in Spain."

SPECIAL PUBLIC LECTURE WEDNESDAY 8 DECEMBER
Byron Bay Community and Cultural Centre

Vinay Lal, UCLA and University of Delhi

'Gandhi's West, the West's Gandhi: The Limits of Intercultural Dialogue.'

REGISTRATION FEES
Registration Fee includes:
Conference Welcome Reception 8pm Tuesday 7th December at the Conference Venue
Participation in all conference sessions Tuesday 7th December through Thursday 9th December 2010
Conference materials including:  program booklet/proceedings and conference folder or satchel
Arrival
tea/coffee, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea Tuesday 7th December
through Thursday 9th December 2010 (excluding lunch on Wednesday 8th
December)
Membership of the CSAA

Registration Fee (If registering after 29th October 2010)
$470 (incl. gst)

Registration Fee for Post Graduate / Unwaged / Students
(if registering after 29th October 2010)
$300 (Incl gst)

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Cultural Studies Association of AustralasiaPostgraduate & ECR Pre-Conference Day(Supported by the ARC Cultural Research Network)

THIS IS FULLY SUBSCRIBED WITH 50 PARTICIPANTS
Join other Postgrads and Early Career Researchers (ECRs) from around Australasia for a great
day
of networking, professional development and stimulating conversation on
6 December 2010 (immediately prior to the CSAA National Conference from
7-9 Dec).

The day will be a great opportunity to share research ideas and interests in a supportive
collegial atmosphere, discuss the challenges Postgrads and ECRs are facing in a rapidly
changing academic world, connect with senior scholars in the field and establish ongoing
networks that will sustain us into the future.

The Postgrad & ECR Day is free and fully catered (lunch + morning and afternoon tea)
and located right in the heart of beautiful Byron Bay.

There are limited spaces available, so make sure you register asap through the
conference website: http://www.scu.edu.au/research/cpsj/asa/registration.html
Come
along, have a great time and join the main conference already knowing
some of your fellow travellers! For questions contact Soenke Biermann:
soenke.biermann at scu.edu.au or (02)6620 3936.

___________________________________________________________________________

    Conference Enquiries:
Julie Burton
      

      t: + 61 2 66 203932

      e: jburton at scu.edu.au



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