Dallas Smythe Award Keynote Lecture

  • Sut Jhally
Keywords: Dallas Smythe, Media Education Foundation (MEF), Stuart Hall, Political Economy, Cultural Studies


The following is an edited transcript of Sut Jhally’s keynote address at the
Union for Democratic Communications Conference, “Media Resistance,
and Justice” on May 12, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Jhally is the 2018
recipient of the Dallas Smythe Award from the Union for Democratic
Communications (UDC) for outstanding and influential scholarship in the
critical political economic tradition of Dallas Smythe. Jhally discusses the
development of the Media Education Foundation (MEF) and the
relatedness of Stuart Hall’s work to that of Smythe and UDC.