2015 ACS Institute: updates, Early Bird registration deadline approaching

Register now to secure a spot at the 2015 ACS Institute! This is a reminder that early-bird registration for the third Association for Cultural Studies Institute ends on the 30th of July 2015. The Institute will be held from 7-12 December 2015 at the University of the Free State in …

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2015 ACS Institute registration opens

A few months ago, I blogged enthusiastically about the Third ACS Institute, which will be held in Bloemfontein, South Africa from 7-12 December 2015. And the Institute’s website is now live, with more information about the event, including registration details and forms. If you’ve got any interest in cultural studies, …

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Last month’s links

I’ve skipped this ritual for a few weeks. So, to make up for it, here’s a small flood of some of the best things I’ve read about Ferguson over the past few weeks (with some side dish on Bill Cosby sprinkled in here and there). Ta-Nehisi Coates Kiese Laymon Tressie …

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Crossroads 2008 [Rerun Sunday]

Several people (including many blog-less friends not linked here) have asked me about the Crossroads in Cultural Studies conference in Kingston, Jamaica that wrapped up early last week. And I would be hard-pressed to do better than Melissa Gregg’s summary of the event . . . except, perhaps, to simply …

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Monday not-quite-randomness: Labor Day edition [Rerun Sunday]

As mentioned in this space last week, the University is facing a strike by clerical, technical, and health-care workers that’s slated to start Wednesday. Last week’s bargaining[sic] session found the University coming back to the table without budging from the very same offer that workers had rejected when they declared …

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