International Conference on Stuart Hall 2017
June 1-3, 2017

"Whither the Caribbean?: Stuart Hall's Intellectual Legacy"

The University of the West Indies, Mona - Jamaica

Credited, along with his contemporaries, for the genesis of the field of Cultural Studies.

International Conference on Stuart Hall 2017
June 1-3, 2017

"Whither the Caribbean?: Stuart Hall's Intellectual Legacy"

The University of the West Indies, Mona - Jamaica

Stuart Hall can best be described as a cultural theorist and master intellectual.

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The Institute of Caribbean Studies and the Reggae Studies Unit at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus in association with the Stuart Hall Foundation and the Faculty of Social Sciences at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus announce the 2017 Stuart Hall Conference under the theme "Whither the Caribbean?: Stuart Hall's Intellectual Legacy".

This conference will offer the opportunity to reflect both on how the Caribbean and Jamaica influenced Stuart Hall's thought but also on how we might bring this unorthodox, paradigm-shifting intellectual's work home, as it were.

Call for Papers

We invite you to submit an abstract of no more than 250 words. The topic can fall within the broad remit of the prescribed focus areas, or any other influenced by the work of Stuart Hall.

Conference themes include:
  • The Caribbean Popular
  • Exploring Stuart Hall's Intellectual Legacy
  • Stuart Hall in/on the Caribbean
  • Re-Imag/in/ing Stuart Hall'sApproach Today
  • and more...
Submission details:
  • Deadline for all submissions is February 1, 2017.
  • Notification of acceptance will be made by February 28, 2017.
  • Deadline for submission of full papers is April 1, 2017.
  • All participants will have to registered by April 1, 2017 in order to have their papers included in the final programme.

We welcome innovative uses of technology and creative session formats as well as traditional paper presentations.

Cultural Studies Luminaries

Speakers at the International Conference on Stuart Hall. "Whither the Caribbean?: Stuart Hall's Intellectual Legacy".

Kenneth Wissoker

Professor David Scott

Sonjah Stanley Niaah

Diane Austin Broos

Professor Catherine Hall

Register for International Conference on Stuart Hall 2017

The International Conference on Stuart Hall 2017 will offer the opportunity to reflect both on how the Caribbean and Jamaica influenced Stuart Hall's thought but also on how we might bring this unorthodox, paradigm-shifting intellectual's work home as it were. How can the lens of culture offer alternative approaches to the study of our postcolonial present?

Signature Events

Book Launch
"Familiar Stranger: A Life Between Two Islands"

by Stuart Hall with Bill Schwarz (Allen Lane/Penguin Books with Duke University Press)
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 6:00 pm
Neville Hall Lecture Theatre (N1), Faculty of Humanities and Education

Inaugural Stuart Hall Distinguished Lecture
Professor David Scott

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 6:00 pm
The Undercroft, Senate Building

An Evening of Jazz
Lorraine Klaasen and the Jamaica Big Band directed by Ms. Marjorie Whylie

(In collaboration with the Ocho Rios Jazz Festival)
Friday, June 3, 2017 - 7:30 pm
The Undercroft, Senate Building

Conference Graduate Workshop
"Cultural Studies as Method"

(Registration required)
Monday, June 5, 2017 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Neville Hall Lecture Theatre (N1), Faculty of Humanities and Education

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The University of the West Indies, Mona Jamaica

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