American Studies
American Studies

Dick Hebdige Mongrel America Keynote Address

Thu, October 2, 2008 | Gearing 105

7:00 PM

Author of Subculture: The Meaning of Style, an important work that examines the relationship between dominant culture and subcultures. Hebdige focuses on the sub-cultures that emerged in post-World War II Britain including teddy boys, the mods, skinheads, and Punks. He defines subculture as resistance to ruling ideology through style.

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