Stuart Hall

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Birthday
3, 1932
Birthplace
Kingston, Jamaica
Death Date
Feb 10, 2014 (82)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
3, 1932
Birthplace
Kingston, Jamaica
Death Date
Feb 10, 2014 (82)

About

Sociologist and cultural theorist whose influential works include Hard Road to Renewal (1988), Formations of Modernity (1992), and Questions of Cultural Identity (1996). He was also a founder of The Birmingham School of Cultural Studies and a frequent contributor to the leftist journal, Marxism Today.

Before Fame

He began his university career at Jamaica College and later attended Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship. In 1979, he began teaching sociology at Open University.

Trivia

He served as president of the British Sociological Association in the late 1990s.

Family Life

He grew up in Jamaica and relocated to England in the 1950s. He married University College London history professor, Catherine Hall.

Associated With

He wrote multiple works discussing the theories of Karl Marx.