Stuart Hall: A Celebration

Elleke Boehmer, Jane Garnett, Michael Keith, Stephen Tuck
Event date
Event time
14:00 - 18:30
Merton College
Merton Street
Venue details

TS Eliot Theatre

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
No charge
Disabled access?
Booking required

An event dedicated to Professor Stuart Hall, the leading cultural theorist and founder of the New Left Review, who was an undergraduate at Merton in the early 1950s. Named the 'godfather of multiculturalism' and coining the term 'Thatcherism', Hall has made a lasting impact on left-wing theory and did much to open the debate on the politics of identity, race and gender.

The event will comprise a discussion by a panel of academics on the legacy of Stuart Hall's work; a screening of The Stuart Hall Project, John Akomfrah's 2013 documentary on Hall's life and legacy; and a live stream of footage from a memorial event in London, featuring Skip Gates, Sally Alexander, Angela Davis and Catherine Hall. Tea and light refreshments will be served.

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