The CSAA (Cultural Studies Association of Australasia) has released a Call for Papers for their upcoming 2019 Cultural Transformation Conference being held at the University of Queensland in December this year.
This announcement is well-timed for those who may also be interested in presenting at the upcoming symposium “Crossing Boundaries: Language, Culture and Migration” being hosted by the University of Queensland’s School of Languages and Cultures from the 28-29 November 2019 (further details to be announced).
Confirmed keynote speakers include:
- Associate Professor Mel Chen, Associate Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies at U.C. Berkeley and Director of the Centre for the Study of Sexual Culture
- Professor Bronwyn Carlson, Professor, and Head of Indigenous Studies, Macquarie University
- Professor Jean Burgess, Director, Digital Media Research Centre, Queensland University of Technology
CSAA is offering a wide number of streams for potential presenters including:
- Cultural Studies and Critical Theory: “Liminality”
- Environmental Humanities: “Bodies in Nature”
- Gender Studies: “Historical and Contemporary Transitions”
- Science and Technology Studies: “Science in culture”
- Body Cultures: “Embodiment and Physical Cultures”
- Journalism and Media Studies: “Media Design”
- Digital Media and Cultural Studies 1: “Algorithms and Augmentations”
- Digital Media and Cultural Studies 2: “Transformations of Space and Environment”
- Screen Studies 1: “Transformations on, behind, and beyond the screen”
- Screen Studies 2: “Populism and Visual Politics”
- Literary and Cultural Studies 1: “Transformations in the Digital Literary Sphere”
- Literary and Cultural Studies 2: “Gender and Feminist Transitions”
- Cultural Studies in Asia: New Transformations
- Comparative Cultural Studies: “Cross-Cultural Transformations”
- Indigenous Studies: Placing Cultural Studies
- Critical Race and Whiteness Studies: Privilege, Power and Politics
- Affect and Emotion Studies: “Public Feelings”
- Medical Humanities: Emerging Interdisciplinary Perspectives
- Gender and Pedagogy: Becoming Bodies that Matter
- Post/de/anti-Colonial Science and Technology Studies
- Pedagogies, Learning and Cultural Transformation
- and a General Stream.
Submissions should include an abstract of 150 words plus a short biography of 50 words. Submissions can align with any of the above conference streams (further details of these streams are available at the conference’s homepage here).
Please email through abstracts no later than the 30 April 2019.