Recent obituaries for the late doyen of cultural studies, who also greatly influenced material culture studies, Professor Stuart Hall, have appeared in the Jamaica Observer and the Guardian. A founding member of the New Left Review, Professor Hall is probably best known in the UK as an inaugural member ofContinue Reading

The Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies (CCCS) at the University of Queensland is seeking expressions of interest for applications for 3 year UQ Postdoctoral Research Fellowships for 2014-2016. The UQ postdoctoral scheme seeks to attract talented early career researchers with well-developed research programs and strong track records. The fellowshipsContinue Reading

‘Materialities: Economies, Empiricism, & Things’ Organising committee: Fiona Allon, Prudence Black, Catherine Driscoll, Elspeth Probyn, Kane Race & Guy Redden. Hosted by the Department of Gender & Cultural Studies, University of Sydney Dec 4th-6th (pre-fix pre-conference Dec 3rd) Cultural studies has a long history of investigating material practices – indeedContinue Reading