The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies (ACCS)
Venue: The Ramada Osaka Hotel
|Event Date/Time: Mar 23, 2011||End Date/Time: Mar 25, 2011|
|Registration Date: Mar 01, 2011|
|Early Registration Date: Jan 01, 2011|
|Abstract Submission Date: Dec 01, 2010|
|Paper Submission Date: Mar 01, 2011|
The aim of this International Conference is to encourage academics, scholars and practitioners representing a exciting diversity of countries, cultures, and religion to meet and exchange ideas and views in a forum encouraging respectful dialogue.
By bringing together a number of university scholars working throughout Japan, Asia, and beyond to share ideas, ACCS 2011 will afford the opportunity for renewing old acquaintances, making new contacts, and networking across higher education and beyond.
As with IAFOR's other events, and in line with its "Education Without Borders" initiative, academics working in Japan and Asia will be encouraged to forge working relationships with each other, as well as with colleagues from Europe, the US, and beyond, facilitating partnerships across borders.
The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies encourages participants from a range of inter/disciplinary and theoretical perspectives, including but not limited to:
Critical race theory
â€¢Gender studies / feminist theory
â€¢Critical legal studies
Special Theme: "Brave New World"
The conference theme is "Brave New World" and the organizers encourage submissions that approach this question from a variety of perspectives. This theme can be explored in any way, but the programme adviser has suggested a number of sub-themes which may be explored
Post/colonial or trans/colonial?
Transformations of self and place
Difference, diversity, plurality
Politics and power
Ideologies of culture
However, the submission of other topics for consideration is welcome and we also encourage sessions within and across a variety of related disciplines and fields:
Submissions will be organizes into the following streams
Gender and sexuality
â€¢Environment, space and place
Cultural differences and stereotypes
â€¢Constructions of self and other
â€¢New social movements
â€¢Subjectivities and identities