October 30, 2017 - 4:30pm

Spivak will shed light on the current issues in Myanmar (Burma) related to the Rohingya and situate those issues at the global level.

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, University Professor in the Humanities, Columbia University, holds honorary degrees from the Universities of Toronto and London, and Oberlin College.  Her books are In Other Worlds (1987), Thinking Academic Freedom in Gendered Post-Coloniality (1993), Outside in the Teaching Machine (1993); Imperatives to Reimagine the Planet (1997), A Critique of Postcolonial Reason(1999), Death of a Discipline (2003), Other Asias (2007),  An Aesthetic Education in the Age of Globalization (2012), Readings(2014) and Du Bois and the General Strike (forthcoming).

Hosted by: 

  • Cornell Southeast Asia Program
  • Cornell University’s Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies
  • South Asia Program
  • Comparative Muslim Societies Program