131. Mixed Messages: Black British Cultural Studies
Stuart Hall pioneers “cultural studies,” offering tools for analysis of films, television, fiction and music that were put to use by followers like Paul Gilroy and Hazel Carby.
Thanks to Glenn Adamson for his feedback on this episode!
• H.A. Baker Jr., M. Diawara, and R.H. Lindeborg (eds), Black British Cultural Studies: a Reader (Chicago: 1996).
• H.V. Carby, Reconstructing Womanhood: the Emergence of the Afro-American Woman Novelist (Oxford: 1987).
• H.V. Carby, Race Men (Cambridge MA: 1998).
• P. Gilroy, There Ain’t No Black in the Union Jack: The Cultural Politics of Race and Nation (London: 2002, first published 1987).
• P. Gilroy, The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness (London: 1993).
• S. Hall, Familiar Stranger: a Life Between Two Islands (Durham: 2017).
• S. Hall, Essential Essays, ed. D. Morley, 2 vols (Durham: 2019).
• P. Gilroy and R. Wilson Gilmore (eds), Stuart Hall: Selected Writings on Race and Difference (Durham: 2021).
• D. Dworkin, Cultural Marxism in Postwar Britain: History, the New Left, and the Origins of Cultural Studies (Durham: 1997).
• L. Evans, “The Black Atlantic: Exploring Gilroy’s Legacy,” Atlantic Studies 6 (2009), 255-68.
• P. Gilroy et al (eds), Without Guarantees: In Honour of Stuart Hall (London: 2000).
• J. Procter, Stuart Hall (London: 2004).
• D. Morley and K. Chen (eds), Stuart Hall: Critical Dialogues in Cultural Studies (London: 1996).
• C. Rojek, Stuart Hall (Cambridge: 200§).
• R. Rutledge Fisher and J. Garcia (eds), Retrieving the Human: Reading Paul Gilroy (Albany: 2014).
• D. Scott, Stuart Hall's Voice: Intimations of an Ethics of Receptive Generosity (Durham: 2017).
• D. Singh Brar and A. Sharma, “What is this ‘Black’ in Black Studies? From Black British Cultural Studies to Black Critical Thought in UK Arts and Higher Education,” New Formations 99 (2020), 88-109.
• G. Turner, British Cultural Studies: an Introduction (London: 1990).