Article | Culture Unbound: Journal of Current Cultural Research | Spaces and Places of Cultural Studies

Title:
Spaces and Places of Cultural Studies
Author:
Mikko Lehtonen: Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Tampere, Finland
DOI:
10.3384/cu.2000.1525.091667
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Year:
2009
Volume:
1
Theme:
Theme: What’s the Use of Cultural Research?
Pages:
67-81
No. of pages:
15
Publication type:
Article
Published:
2009-06-11


As cultural studies has sought for a foothold in universities, it has faced pressures of modern disciplinarity it aims at to challenge and alter. In the conjuncture of neo-liberal university policies new weight is given to multidisciplinarity as an instrument for reshaping universities in favour of cost-effectiveness and quick-fix applications. In this new situation cultural studies has to defend purposeful and enduring diversity in and of universities. In order to be able to do this it has to think of itself not only as a critical space but also as such place where universities could critically reflect themselves and their place in the world.

Keywords: Cultural studies; universities; disciplines; neoliberalism; diversity

Volume 1, Theme: Theme: What’s the Use of Cultural Research?, Article 6, 2009

Author:
Mikko Lehtonen
Title:
Spaces and Places of Cultural Studies:
DOI:
10.3384/cu.2000.1525.091667
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  • Volume 1, Theme:: Theme: What’s the Use of Cultural Research?, Article 6, 2009

    Author:
    Mikko Lehtonen
    Title:
    Spaces and Places of Cultural Studies:
    DOI:
    10.3384/cu.2000.1525.091667
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