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2006 ASSOCIATION FOR CULTURAL STUDIES CROSSROADS CONFERENCE AT ISTANBUL BILGI UNIVERSITY


  1. American Jazz and African Mission: Two Codes of Blackness in 1920s Vienna
  2. A Ghost from the Past? Memory, Nostalgia, and the Representation of the Family in Modern Visual Fiction
  3. Abstract Social Identities and Chaotic Everyday Practices
  4. African Cinemas: New Narratives and Aesthetics
  5. Anime and the Swarm of Subculture
  6. Anti-Consumerism and Cultural Studies I
  7. Anti-Consumerism and Cultural Studies II
  8. Anti-Consumerism and Cultural Studies III
  9. Arrested in-between: A Renewed Image of Istanbul
  10. Asian Pop Music Culture I: The Emerging Subjectivities and Asian Identities
  11. Asian Pop Music Culture II: The Asian Cultural Flow
  12. Asian Queer Performativity and Performance
  13. At Home in the World: Negotiating Gender in the South Asian Diaspora
  14. Beyond the Other? Interrogating Postcolonial Theory and Practice
  15. Black Performances and Counter-Performances of Canadian Nation
  16. Brands
  17. Cinema and Transnationalism
  18. Circulations of Distance and Desire: Reception of Japanese and Korean Popular Cultures in the Asia Pacific
  19. Cold War Culture and Everyday Life in East and Southeast Asia
  20. Collective Memory I
  21. Collective Memory II
  22. Collective Memory III
  23. Collective Memory IV
  24. Collective Memory V
  25. Collective Memory VI
  26. Collective Memory VII
  27. Collectives and Multitudes: New Media Art and Citizenship Practices
  28. Commodifying Authenticity: Ottoman Women Sell Books
  29. Community Arts
  30. Constructing the Exotic in Popular Culture
  31. Contestations of Diversity in the Cosmopolis
  32. Contesting Imaginaries of Muslim Women at Home and Abroad I
  33. Contesting Imaginaries of Muslim Women at Home and Abroad II
  34. Contextualizing and Situating the Roma in Europe
  35. Contextualizing and Situating the Roma in Turkey. The Case of Sulukule
  36. Creativity and Cultural Politics
  37. Crossings I
  38. Crossings II
  39. Crossings III
  40. Cultural Diversity: Cases and Perspectives on Homogeneity and Heterogeneity
  41. Cultural Intermediaries in the Music Industry
  42. Cultural Studies and the Research of Digital Games I
  43. Cultural Studies and the Research of Digital Games II
  44. Cultural Studies and the Research of Digital Games III
  45. Cultural Studies and the Research of Digital Games IV
  46. Cultural Studies and the Transformation of the University
  47. Culturalism, Cultural Studies and the Politics of the New Middle Class
  48. Digital Differences: Theories, Practices, Cultures
  49. Documentary and Humanist Photography and the Representation of Humanity in Recent History I
  50. Documentary and Humanist Photography and the Representation of Humanity in Recent History II
  51. Doing Academic Work in Asia in the Global Age
  52. Ecce Techno: Embodied Users Negotiate Technology
  53. Emotion Trouble, or the Affective Turn in Media and Cultural Studies I
  54. Emotion Trouble, or the Affective Turn in Media and Cultural Studies II
  55. Eternal Death: On the (Re)turn of the Vanishing Other I
  56. Eternal Death: On the (Re)turn of the Vanishing Other II
  57. Europe as a Community of Values I
  58. Europe as a Community of Values II
  59. European Identity in a Transnational World
  60. Event and Representation: Re-thinking Contemporary Media
  61. Everyday Life in Iran: On Power, Resistance, and Cultural Studies
  62. Exploring the Impacts of 'Good' Living
  63. Feminism and Transnational Studies of Empire
  64. Feminisms, Nationalisms, Solidarity: Rethinking Representations of the International
  65. Food Politics
  66. Forms of Media, Change and Resistance in Postcolonial Africa
  67. Gender and Agency in Mediated Discourse
  68. Gender and Media I
  69. Gender and Media II
  70. Genre, Ideology and Culture in the Cinema I
  71. Genre, Ideology and Culture in the Cinema II
  72. Geographies of Communication: Space, Mobility, Mediation
  73. Global Imaginaries
  74. Global J-Pop: Transnational Encounters, Local Interactions
  75. Globalisation and Transnational East Asian Cinemas I: Exploring Transnational Momentum
  76. Globalisation and Transnational East Asian Cinemas II: Where the Global and the Local Converge
  77. Hybrid Spaces: New Forms of Mobility, Interactivity and Virtuality I
  78. Hybrid Spaces: New Forms of Mobility, Interactivity and Virtuality II
  79. Identity and Globalization Session I: Public Sphere
  80. Identity and Globalization Session II: Dilemma
  81. Identity and Globalization Session III: Mobility
  82. Identity and Globalization Session IV: Media
  83. Identity and Globalization Session V: Transfer
  84. In the Face of White Terror/(post)Empire
  85. Institutionalizing Cultural Studies
  86. Intellectual Properties of Virtual Worlds I
  87. Intellectual Properties of Virtual Worlds II
  88. Inter-Asia Geopolitical Fantasy
  89. Intra Asia: South Asian Cultural Studies in Taiwan
  90. Is a Cosmopolitan Multiculturalism Possible
  91. Knowing across Difference: Situated and Situational Research Practices in Transnational Feminist Scholarship
  92. Making Use of Contradictions. Bringing Culture and Development Together in Critique
  93. Managing Crises: Gender and Race within Imperialist Social Formations
  94. Mapping out the "Korean Wave" and the Politics of Transborder Cultural Flows in Asia
  95. Masculinity, Boys and School
  96. Media and Ethnic Minorities Research in the Low Countries
  97. Media Development and Cultural Studies
  98. Mediating Modernity;Postcolonial Memory and Experience in the Post War Korea
  99. Methodology at the Crossroads
  100. Metropolitanism: Past and Present
  101. Migration and Identity (Trans)Formation I
  102. Migration and Identity (Trans)Formation II
  103. Missions Accomplished: The "Post-War" as New War conjuncture.
  104. Mobile Phone Cultures, Politics, and Theories I
  105. Mobile Phone Cultures, Politics, and Theories II
  106. Multicultural Cinemas: Towards Alter-representational Practice
  107. Multilingual Cosmopoliticians
  108. Music, Dance and Cultural Change in the Iranian World
  109. Music, Identity and Cultural Globalization
  110. New Challenges for Civil Society in the Age of Globalization
  111. New Critical Cultural Studies in/of Turkey I
  112. New Critical Cultural Studies in/of Turkey II
  113. No Room for the Devil: Complementary Aspects of Core Media
  114. Oceanic Cultural Studies
  115. Open Cities: Urban Citizenship, Urban Culture
  116. Popular Culture
  117. Post 9/11 Issues in Ethnic Studies: The Challenge of Class and Hybridity
  118. Postmodern Music and Poststructuralist Aesthetics
  119. Precarity and the New Politics of Everyday Life I
  120. Precarity and the New Politics of Everyday Life II
  121. Problematizing Cultural Studies
  122. Problems of Representation on Popular Television: The Race-Class Nexus
  123. Public Spaces of Hegemonies/Resistances
  124. Queer Muslims: A Reconsideration of Identity and Identitarian Thought
  125. Reading Matters: The Commodification of Contemporary Book Cultures in the UK & North America
  126. Reconsidering The National In Audiovisual Media Texts
  127. Reconsidering the American Global Hold: Realities, Myths and Resistance
  128. Remembering and Forgetting: Exploring the Relationship Between Memory and Subjectivity
  129. Rethinking Regional
  130. Reviewing British Cultural Studies: The Anthropology of the English
  131. Schools and Contemporary Culture - Shaping School's Pedagogy in The Spectacle Era
  132. See You at the Translocal: Thickening and Thinning Places
  133. Sensorial Trajectories in Mediated Communication
  134. Sex and Sexuality in the Media
  135. Sinification and Its Discontents - Chinese Be/longings in the 21st Century
  136. Socio-political Insides of Natural Disasters
  137. Sounds Like Protest
  138. South African Visual Culture in a Period of Transformation: Change and Continuty in Three Case Studies
  139. Sport and Cultural Studies at a Crossroads
  140. Subjects of Economy: Orientalism, Drive, Melancholy
  141. Technological Translations
  142. The African Renaissance: The Role of the Media and Media Academics in the Building of the African Identity
  143. The Built Spaces of Media
  144. The Intersection of the Global and Local in Turkish Popular Music
  145. The Meaning of Fashion as a Cultural Phenomenon I
  146. The Meaning of Fashion as a Cultural Phenomenon II
  147. The Meaning of Fashion as a Cultural Phenomenon III
  148. The Politics of Country Music
  149. The Politics of Gender in Radio
  150. The Politics of the Popular in Taiwan: Fantasy, Fandom and Idols
  151. The Present in the Past: Complication Narratives of Official Canadian Multiculturalism
  152. Time, Space and the Unfolding of Culture
  153. Transnational Cultural Flows in East Asia
  154. Transnationalism and Cultural Studies I
  155. Transnationalism and Cultural Studies II
  156. Unimaginable Past: Pleasures and Oppressions of Socialist Everyday I
  157. Unimaginable Past: Pleasures and Oppressions of Socialist Everyday II
  158. Unthinking the Global/Local in Queer Asia
  159. Urban Space, Practices of Everyday Life, Politics
  160. Virtual Iran (E. Iran)
  161. Why Does "Culture" Matter in Our Age? Reconsidering the Location of Culture in the Age of Globalization and Neo-liberalism