Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak am 10. Juni an der FU-Berlin

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (Columbia), Literaturwissenschaftlerin und Gründungsfigur der Postcolonial Studies, trägt im Rahmen der Ringvorlesung „Spaces in Motion“ am Center for Area Studies der FU-Berlin zu  „An Aesthetic Education in the Era of Globalization“ vor. Alles was man wissen muss nach dem Klick:

„Dear Colleagues,

the Center for Area Studies (CAS) at Freie Universität Berlin is pleased to announce a lecture by Prof. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Ph.D. (Humanities, Columbia University New York):

„An Aesthetic Education in the Era of Globalization“

The lecture title will also be the title of her new book. Prof. Spivak will deal with the question: „How can the humanities add to the privileging of space and motion in Area Studies today?“

G. C. Spivak is a literary critic, theorist, and describes herself as a „practical Marxist-feminist-deconstructionist“. She was born in India in 1942 and left it for the US in 1959. She is best known for the article „Can the Subaltern Speak?“, considered a founding text of postcolonialism. Spivak focuses on the cultural texts of those who are marginalised by dominant western culture and she critizes the tendency of institutional and cultural discourses/practices to exclude and marginalize the subaltern.

The lecture is part of the CAS lecture series: Spaces in Motion. Regional and Transregional Dynamics in a multipolar World“

Thursday, 18.00 c.t. – 20.00h Habelschwerdter Allee 45 (Silberlaube), 14195 Berlin-Dahlem“

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