Journal article

Twentieth Anniversary Colloquium: The Cultural and Communications Studies Section of the Australian Academy of the Humanities

Tony Bennett, John Frow, Chris Healy, Elspeth Probyn

Cultural Studies Review | UTS ePress | Published : 2019


In November 1991, the Australian Academy of the Humanities held a symposium under the title Beyond the Disciplines: the New Humanities. The symposium set out to explore the ‘battering’ that the traditional humanities had received ‘from radical critiques of their methods and politics’ in the context of the ‘Theory Wars’.1 It did so by bringing together representatives of the ‘New Humanities’ to address six topics.

University of Melbourne Researchers