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Academia Deals With W

THE THIRD ANNUAL CULTURAL STUDIES ASSOCIATION (U.S.) MEETING

Tucson, Arizona

April 21-24, 2005

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3. Bush Won. What Next?<BR>

Eric Hayot, Assistant Professor of English, University of Arizona

Assuming that practical considerations keep most of us from moving to

Canada, what kinds of (intellectual, pedagogical, practical) acts are

possible within the institutional frameworks in which we find ourselves?

But also: what possible personal relationships can those of us in the

United States adopt to the fact of our geographic location or our

citizenship? What kinds of resisting subject can emerge from that kind of

complicity? Participants will be asked to write short (3-5 page) answers

to these questions and distribute/read them in advance of the conference.

Up to 30 participants will be accepted.

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