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Paul Gilroy

Born, 1956 in Bethnal Green, London

Paul Gilroy has held a number of important academic posts within presigious institutions in the USA and UK. These include Professor of African American Studies at Yale University, Lecturer of Sociology at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He curently holds a position at the London School of Economics. He has written numerous texts and essays on race, sociology and visual culture. One of his most celebrated publications is There Ain’t No Black in the Union Jack , Routledge, 1987. He was also responsible for Small Acts: Thoughts on the Politics of Black Cultures,  Serpent’s Tail, 1994 (the cover of which featured a montage by Sonia Boyce), Against Race: Imagining Political Culture beyond the Color Line, Belknap Press, 2000, and Postcolonial Melancholia (The Wellek Library Lectures), Columbia University Press, 2004. Paul Gilroy contributed an essay to the catalogue for Back to Black (Whitechapel/The New Art Gallery Walsall) 2005.

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»  Back to Black - catalogue

Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 2005

click to show details of Back to Black: art, cinema and the racial imaginary

»  Back to Black: art, cinema and the racial imaginary

Review relating to an exhibition, 2005

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»  Black Film British Cinema

Book relating to an exhibition, 1988

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»  New Futures For Black British Film Conference

Invite relating to a conference, 1998

Related exhibitions

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»  The Corcoran Gallery of Art

Washington D.C., United States of America

»  Hayward Gallery

London, United Kingdom

»  Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)

London, United Kingdom

»  Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre

Coventry, United Kingdom

»  M.H. de Young Memorial Museum

San Francisco, United States of America