Stuart Hall (theorist)
|Born||Stuart McPhail Hall
3 February 1932
Kingston, Jamaica (then a colony of the British Empire)
|Died||10 February 2014
|Cause of death||Kidney failure|
|Alma mater||Merton College (Oxford)|
|Known for||Articulation, oppositional decoding|
|Institutions||University of Birmingham and Open University|
|Influences||Karl Marx, Antonio Gramsci, Raymond Williams, Louis Althusser, Michel Foucault|
Hall, with Richard Hoggart and Raymond Williams, was one of the founding figures of British Cultural Studies. He was President of the British Sociological Association 1995–97. In the 1950s Hall was a founder of the influential New Left Review.
Hall become a Professor of Sociology at the Open University. Hall retired from the Open University in 1997 and was a Professor Emeritus. British newspaper The Observer called him "one of the country's leading cultural theorists".
References[change | change source]
- Procter, James 2004. Stuart Hall, Routledge Critical Thinkers.
- Chen, Kuan-Hsing. 1996. The formation of a diasporic intellectual: an interview with Stuart Hall in Stuart Hall: critical dialogues in cultural studies. David Morley and Kuan-Hsing Chen, eds: New York: Routledge.
- Stuart Hall: Culture and Power. Interview. Radical Philosophy, November/December 1998.
- Tim Adams. ""Cultural hallmark", The Observer. 22 September 2007". Guardian. Retrieved 2014-02-17.
- Hudson, Rykesha (10 February 2014). "Jamaican cultural theorist Stuart Hall dies, aged 82". The Voice. Retrieved 10 February 2014.
- David Morley and Bill Schwarz, "Stuart Hall obituary: Influential cultural theorist, campaigner and founding editor of the New Left Review", The Guardian, 10 February 2014.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Obituary in The Independent by Marcus Williamson
- John O'Hara interview with Stuart Hall for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Doubletake program, originally broadcast 5 May 1983: The Narrative Construction of Reality - Stuart Hall. Republished in centerforbookculture.org's "Context" online edition, No. 10. Retrieved on 2008-04-16.
- Mitchell, Don. Chapter 24: Stuart Hall. In: Key Thinkers on Space and Place. Phil Hubbard, Rob Kitchin, Gill Valentine (2004), pp. 160ff. ISBN 0-7619-4963-1.
- Marxist Media Theory
- A brief biography