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The origins of cultural studies

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Summary:This convocation address, delivered on the occasion of Hall's receipt of an honorary degree from the University of Massachusetts, outlines the social, intellectual and institutional origins of cultural studies. It also deals with the field's importance in the study of race and ethnicity.
Description:Recorded at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 1989. Contents: Introduction -- A point of disturbance: cultural studies & the academy -- Post war Britain: an unexamined cultural revolution -- "Who are the English?": race & the decline of empire -- Race & cultural studies: representation & silence -- A new understanding of race: the return of the repressed.
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:Culture -- Study and teaching
Genre:Filmed lectures
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
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