[Call for Paper] Crossroads in Cultural Studies 2018

[Call for Paper] Crossroads in Cultural Studies 2018

Submission Deadline Extended to December 20th, 2017


Considering the obstruction in accessing the Crossroads 2018 conference website in the last three weeks of October, the organizing committee of the 2018 ACS ‘Crossroads in Cultural Studies’ Conference has extended the paper/panel submission deadline to December 20th, 2017 for both the main conference and pre-conference. Please enter the mirror site of the conference one ( ), or facebook page (crossroads2018), to get more information, including an update list of invited speakers.


You can submit your panel/individual paper proposal here.

For Conference:

For Pre-conference:


Hosted by Shanghai University, Crossroads 2018 has an exciting line up. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with leading researchers in the field. Featured speakers include Guy Standing (UK), Meaghan Morris (AU), Lawrence Grossberg (US), Kuan Hsing Chen, WEN Tiejun (China), Sandro Mezzadra (Italy), Neferti Tadiar (Philippines), Cheikh Gueye (Senegal), Maria Rojas (Argentina) and more spotlight sessions and speakers to be announced!


Also, a unique online bulletin board called “People’s Park” ( been made accessible. Participants who need to organize panels are encouraged to find their panel partners with this platform. Please feel free to contact them to organize panels if you have similar ideas. You can also email the organizers ( with the subject line “People’s Park” if you are willing to find panel partners by joining “People’s Park.” A Microsoft Word attachment file (doc, docx) including the topic of your individual paper, suggestions for the topics of the potential panel you might organize, and personal information such as an email address and research interests will also be needed.


For your information, our aim is release the acceptance offers of paper/panel by the end of January 2018.



the Shanghai Organizers of Crossroads in Cultural Studies 2018

Professor Xiaoming Wang

Center for Contemporary Cultural Studies

Shanghai University