Fred Inglis

Frederick Charles Inglis (born 17 May 1937) is Emeritus Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of Sheffield in the UK. Previously Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of Warwick, he has been a member of the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Fellow-in-Residence at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, and Visiting Fellow Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra.

He was born in Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, and was educated at the fee-paying Oundle School in Northamptonshire. He graduated from Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge in 1960 with a degree in English Literature, before studying for his MPhil at Southampton University while employed there as a government research fellow. His two doctorates (PhD, DSc) were awarded by the University of Bristol on the basis of published work.

Inglis has frequently written for ''The Nation'', the ''New Statesman'' and ''The Independent'' and contributes regularly to BBC Radio. He is a member of the Fabian Society and has stood as a Labour Party candidate for the UK Parliament on four occasions. In 1970 and February 1974 he fought West Derbyshire, going on to contest Cheltenham in October 1974 and Winchester in 1987, but he was beaten by the Conservatives on each occasion. Provided by Wikipedia

by Geertz, Clifford
Published 2010
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