Cultural Typhoon 2019 at Keio University, Tokyo, Japan Call for Papers

The Association for Cultural Typhoon (ACT, Japan) is calling for proposals for panels and individual papers for the 2019 annual conference to be held at Mita Campus, Keio University, Tokyo, from June 1–2, 2019. Individual presentations should be 25 minutes in length with five minutes for questions and discussion. Group presentations should be 90 minutes in length, including time for questions and discussion. <Application> To submit your proposal, please download one of the forms below, fill it out, and email it as an attached file to: apply.cultural.typhoon@gmail.com Application Form (Individual Presentation) Application Form (Group Presentation) The deadline for application: 21st December, 2018. CT2019 will accept papers from both ACT members …

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Cultural Typhoon 2019 (CT2019) Statement

[Alt]+[CS]=?  Towards an Alternative Cultural Studies Cultural Typhoon was first held at Waseda University in 2003 under the theme ‘Expressive Culture and Anti-Globalization in the Global Era’. A certain current of emotion that emanated there induced us—Keio University team—to stage a guerrilla performance in front of the Okuma Auditorium. Fast-forward a few years and now we are organizing the seventeenth Cultural Typhoon for 2019. As you know, Cultural Typhoon became an academic association in 2012, and thus an institution. Considering the backlash in recent years against the humanities, social sciences and liberal arts, the need to support the careers of young scholars and postgraduate students, the possibility of promoting international …

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