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Less “Experts”, More Thinkers Needed in Jamaica

Written by Janine Mendes-Franco On 13 March 2014 @ 19:26 pm | No Comments

In Caribbean, Citizen Media, Education, English, Ideas, Jamaica, Quick Reads

Annie Paul publishes on her blog [1] a tribute to the late Stuart Hall [2] by “three of the younger members of the Faculty of Social Sciences” at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica, saying:

We ought to use the moment of his passing and the local apathy to it as an opportunity to do some serious soul-searching about the stifling levels of anti-intellectualism in this country.


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[1] publishes on her blog: http://anniepaul.net/2014/03/13/i-want-to-disturb-my-neighbour-stuart-hall-and-the-role-of-the-public-intellectual/

[2] Stuart Hall: http://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/02/10/remembering-the-jamaican-cultural-theorist-stuart-hall/

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