Conditions of their Own Making: An Intellectual History of the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies at the University of Birmingham

Authors

  • Norma Schulman George Mason University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22230/cjc.1993v18n1a717

Keywords:

British cultural studies, University of Birmingham

Abstract

Abstract: The focus of this essay is on the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies at the University of Birmingham -- its historical context, its organizational difficulties, its activist aspirations, and the tensions that those who participated in its development perceived between its intellectual and political objectives. Résumé: Le but de cet essai est d'analyser le Centre d'études culturelles contemporaines de l'Université de Birmingham--son contexte historique, ses difficultés organisationnelles, ses aspirations activistes, et les tensions que ceux qui ont participé à sa création ont perçues entre ses objectifs intellectuels et politiques.