ACCS 2011 - The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 23-25 March, 2011. Osaka, Japan
23 to 25 March 2011
Conference Programme Adviser: Sue Jackson (Birkbeck, University of London)
Call for papers: Deadline December 1 2010
The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies will offer a rich diversity of
academic and cultural activity in the fantastically stimulating context of
Japan, and in one of the world's great cities. Come and join us in Osaka for
what promises to be a culturally stimulating, challenging and exciting event.
The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies encourages participants from a range
of inter/disciplinary and theoretical perspectives, including but not limited to:
Cultural studies, Sociology, Critical race theory, Social criticism, Queer
theory, Gender studies, feminist theory, Black feminism, Media studies, Visual
culture, Cultural geography, Cultural history, Political theory, Orientalism,
Critical legal studies, Education, Political philosophy.
The theme for the conference will be 'Brave New World', and Professor Sue
Jackson, conference program adviser for ACCS 2011, has identified the
following sub-themes, that are sure to excite interesting interpretations and
Post/colonial or trans/colonial?, Transformations of self and place, Beyond
boundaries?,Difference, diversity, plurality, Cultural re/constructions,
Politics and power, Ideologies of culture.
Please note that IAFOR's Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2011 will be
held alongside the Asian Conference on Asian Studies. Registrants for either
ACCS 2011 or ACAS 2011 will allow attendees the option of attending sessions
in the other conference without charge.