Date of this Version

12-1-2012

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Details

Published version

Breen, M. (2012). A different crossroads: Meeting the devil in cultural studies. Cultural Studies Review, 18 (3), 214- 219.

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2012 HERDC submission. FoR code: 200204

© Copyright Marcus Breen, 2012


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ISSN

1837-8692

Abstract

The Crossroads Conference in Paris, July 2012 offered an international perspective on cultural studies. After the event, seeing mention of cultural studies in the context of Nazi Germany opened up questions about the history of cultural studies, its ambitions and position in the contemporary, neo-liberal academy. Drawing on various conjunctures in personal and social life, the article reflects on the challenges for cultural studies when set against knowledge of European history.

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