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Sticky Mics

Some thoughts on Cultural Studies Now: After a late summer break and with the benefit of time I wanted to very briefly reflect on the Cultural Studies Now conference which took place in London in July. As one of the … Continue reading

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Cultural Studies Now: an international conference

Cultural Studies Now A major conference at the University of East London July 19th – 22nd 2007 http://www.uel.ac.uk/culturalstudiesnow In a technocratic age of cosmopolitan capitalism, is there still a place for a Cultural Studies which is both politically committed and … Continue reading

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Re-Presenting Diasporas

I am presenting this paper at the Re-Presenting Diaspora conference – White rhizomes and the racial sublime: rethinking diaspora and subjectivity Abstract The dominant western discourses in contemporary cinematic and digital media theories have effectively incorporated the concept of diaspora … Continue reading

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Materialism Today

It seems timely to start this theory blog after attending the recent ‘Materialism Today‘ conference in London. The event, if nothing else, was another provocation to the contemporary doxa of academic left-liberal thinking and democratic politics. Organized under Birbeck College’s … Continue reading

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