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Creativity and Academic Activism: Instituting Cultural Studies

Meaghan Morris and Mette Hjort

Abstract

This work explores in detail how innovative academic activism can transform our everyday workplaces in contexts of considerable adversity. Personal essays by prominent scholars provide critical reflections on their institution-building triumphs and setbacks across a range of cultural institutions. Often adopting narrative approaches, the contributors examine how effective programmes and activities are built in varying local and national contexts within a common global regime of university management policy. Here they share experiences based on developing new undergraduate degrees, setting up r ... More

Keywords: Cultural Studies, Mass culture, academics, creativity, academic activism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9789888139392
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888139392.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Meaghan Morris, editor

Mette Hjort, editor