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Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

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is University Professor and Director of the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University. She holds honorary degrees from the Universities of Toronto and London, and from Oberlin College. Also an activist and educator, she is involved in international women’s movements and issues surrounding ecological agriculture. She has been deeply involved in rural education in Asia for nearly two decades. Her most recent book is Other Asias (2007).


Universitätsprofessorin und Direktorin des Instituts für Comparative Literature and Society der Columbia University. Sie ist Honorarprofessorin der Universitäten von Toronto und London und des Oberlin College. Als Aktivistin und Erzieherin ist sie an internationalen Frauenbewegungen und Themen im Bezug auf ökologische Landwirtschaft beteiligt. Sie ist seit nahezu zwei Jahrzehnten stark in die rurale Erziehung in Asien involviert. Ihr jüngstes Buch ist Other Asias (2007).