The conference is calling for creative works including audio works that
contribute to the theme of UnAustralia. Selected works will be played
opening at the National Museum of Australia in December.
The Cultural Studies Association of Australasia Conference
Dec 6-8 2006
Call for papers:
If things are ‘un-Australian’ it must be because they come from
Where is it?
Who lives there?
How does it come to be?
What is its past and what is its future?
While raising some very local questions of critique and desire, the
open to international perspectives and interpretations.
Do other places have their own unplaces? What goes on there?
Professor Jacques Rancire, author of Disagreement, will deliver the
address in the Australian Parliament House. Confirmed Australasian
include Professor Larissa Behrendt, Professor John Frow and Associate
Professor Catharine Lumby. Other venues include the University of
and the National Museum of Australia.
The conference will feature both refereed and non-refereed papers, and a
curated exhibition of creative on-line works, which are to be
the National Museum of Australia?s Garden of Australian Dreams for the
conference opening. The University of Canberra invites abstracts of
150 words for 20 minute papers. We also welcome panel submissions.
Closing date for submission of abstracts:
June 30th, 2006
via the conference website
A/Prof. Stephen Barrass
School of Creative Communication
Co-Director, Sonic Communications Research Group
University of Canberra, ACT Australia 2601
+61 (0)2 6201-2945 fax +61 (0)2 6201-5300
Australian Government Higher Education (CRICOS) Registered Provider
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