Biographical Notes

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Biographical Notes Frances Angela lives in North London. Zarina Bhimji lives in London and is a practising photo-artist. She works in adult education and is artist-in-residence at Culloden School, assigned there by the Whitechapel Art Gallery. She won the Coopers and Lybrand Award for the most outstanding artist under thirty in the 1989 Whitechapel Art Gallery Open Exhibition. Homi Bhabha lectures in English and Literary Theory at Sussex University. His writings on colonialism, race, identity and difference are to be published as Locations of Culture, he is also editor of another collection of essays, Nation and Narration. Both will be published by Routledge. Stuart Hall is Professor of Sociology at the Open University. He has written extensively on politics, race and culture; a number of these writings have been collected as The Hard Road to Renewal, published by Verso. He is also co-editor of New Times, published by Lawrence & Wishart. Kobena Mercer works at the British Film Institute. He has written and lectured widely on film, media and cultural studies and is currently completing research at Goldsmith's College on Enoch Powell's speeches in the 1960s. Pratibha Parmar is a writer, filmmaker and political activist. She has contributed to and co-edited several books, including 'Many Voices, 238 Biographical Notes One Chant: Black Feminist Perspectives', Feminist Review, No. 17 (1984), Through the Break: Women in Personal Struggle, Sheba (1987), Charting the Journey: Writings by Black and Third World Women, Sheba (1988), Sari Red (1988); and her films include Memory Pictures and Flesh and Paper (Channel Four, 1990). She has also written for Marxism Today, City Limits, Spare Rib and Ten:8. Jonathan Rutherford is co-editor of Male Order: Unwrapping Masculinity, Lawrence & Wishart (1988). He is currently working on a PhD on 'Men, Heterosexuality and Difference' at Middlesex Polytechnic. Andrea Stuart, formerly deputy features editor on The Voice, was a contributor to The Female Gaze, edited by Lorraine Gammon and Margaret Marshment, The Women's Press (1988). Simon Watney is a director of the National AIDS Manual. He chairs the Health Education Group of the Terrence Higgins Trust, Britain's oldest and largest non-governmental AIDS service organisation. His most recent book is Taking Liberties: AIDS and Cultural Politics, Serpents Tail (1989), which he co-edited with Erica Carter. Jeffrey Weeks is the author of several books on the history of sexuality and is currently writing a book on values. Lola Young is the enterprise officer at Midplesex Polytechnic. She is involved in a wide variety of cultural development work relating to black and ethnic arts, and is currently researching cultural theory and race. 239 ...



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