::fibreculture:: cfp Submission Deadline Friday 17th / CSAA Conference

Baden Offord baden.offord at scu.edu.au
Wed Sep 15 01:46:57 CEST 2010

Friday 17 SEPTEMBER 2010

Cultural Studies Association of Australasia Annual Conference

'A Scholarly Affair'

7-9 December 2010
Byron Bay, NSW

Online Abstract Submission NOW OPEN

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

Featured 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."


Keynote International Speaker
Professor Vinay Lal (New Delhi and UCLA) will be delivering a keynote 
plenary on December 7 on the topic of: 'The Intellectual in an Age of 
Violence:  Criticism, Ethics, and Democratic Futures' He will also be 
giving a Public Lecture titled: 'Gandhi's West, the West's Gandhi: 
Intercultural Dialogue and Its Limitations' on Wednesday 8 December.

Check out Vinay's blog 'Lal Salaam': http://vinaylal.wordpress.com/

Update on Papers
More than 150 papers have now been received and are currently being reviewed.

Just a sample of the Topics, Themes and Issues being addressed in 
papers at the conference:
community arts and media
scholarly transformation
scholar as witness
sexuality, children and young people
queer pedagogies
challenges of enthusiasm
pleasure and danger
slow scholarship
constructing youth
mongrel metaphors
cultural research in 21st century
surfing cultures
children and youth culture
democratic futures
economic imagination
writing that matters
decolonising pedagogy
protest music
politics of recognition
young people and new media
death of the teacher
social justice and pedagogy
hospitality and pleasure
discomfort zones
cultural studies and global apocalypse
gender perspectives and peacebuilding
corporate scholarship
self love and scholarship
redressing transgender
intercultural dialogue
politics of inclusion
ethical frameworks
negotiating identity
space and discipline
academic bastardry
indigenous identity
South Korea
aesthetic frontiers
new media landscapes
language pedagogy
narrating communities
into the wilds
unsafe sexting
listening spaces
the lecturing body
cultures of addiction

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

Early Bird Registration Fee
(If registering before 29th October 2010)
  $420 (incl. gst)

Early Bird Registration Fee for Post  Graduate / Unwaged / Students
(if registering before 29th October 2010)
  $270 (incl. gst)

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)


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

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.

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