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Race, the floating signifier

Author: Stuart Hall; Sut Jhally; Media Education Foundation.
Publisher: Northampton, Mass. : Media Education Foundation, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : English : Reference edView all editions and formats
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Hall, a renown public speaker and teacher, presents a lecture on race and the meaning of racial signifiers (like skin color) at Goldsmiths' College, New Cross, London. Weaving a compelling argument that includes a critical engagement with the work of Anthony Appiah and W.E.B. Du Bois, Hall conculdes that because the meaning of race is never fixed but is dependent upon cultural context, it can be described as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Interviews
Named Person: Stuart Hall; Anthony Appiah; W E B Du Bois; Anthony Appiah; W E B Du Bois; Stuart Hall
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Hall; Sut Jhally; Media Education Foundation.
OCLC Number: 51661590
Credits: Credits: Cameras, Dan Blanchard ... [et al.] ; on-line editors, Bruno Mansi, Graham Taylor.
Description: 1 videocassette (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: Colour recording system: NTSC.; VHS.
Responsibility: a production of the Media Education Foundation ; Stuart Hall in lecture ; produced, directed & edited by Sut Jhally.

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Hall, a renown public speaker and teacher, presents a lecture on race and the meaning of racial signifiers (like skin color) at Goldsmiths' College, New Cross, London. Weaving a compelling argument that includes a critical engagement with the work of Anthony Appiah and W.E.B. Du Bois, Hall conculdes that because the meaning of race is never fixed but is dependent upon cultural context, it can be described as a "floating signifier." Includes a question and answer period at end of lecture and interview with Hall by Sut Jhally.

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