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Race, the floating signifier

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Alternate title:Stuart Hall: race, the floating signifier
Summary:Stuart Hall, a renowned public speaker and teacher, presents a lecture on race and the meaning of racial signifiers (e.g., skin color) at Goldsmiths' College, New Cross, London. Hall contends that racial signifiers are not absolute, but dependent on cultural contexts and their inherent racial classifications and stereotypes. The lecture is preceded by an interview of Hall by Sut Jhally.
Description:Classroom edition.
Creator:Jhally, Sut
Contributor:Hall, Stuart, 1932-
Provider:Media Education Foundation
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:Massachusetts
Place of origin – Settlement:Northampton
Topical subjects:Racism
Genre:Filmed lectures
Filmed interviews
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Personal and Family Lives
Films@UM Browse terms:Civil Rights, Discrimination
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