Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
University Professorand and Founding Director of the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society, Columbia University

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak participated in the World Leaders Forum symposium, Across Generations and Borders—Mentoring Artists in a Global Culture, in December 2005.  

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak is University Professor and a Founding Director of the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University.  Her most recent book is An Aesthetic Education in the Era of Globalization (2012). She holds honorary degrees from the Universities of Toronto and London,  from Oberlin College, and from the Universitat Roviri y Virgili (Spain). An activist as well as an 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. 

Participated In

Symposium: Across Generations and Borders—Mentoring Artists in a Global Culture

Date: December 4, 2005 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Miller Theatre
Description:
The symposium offers a unique opportunity for the artists to discuss with each other, and with the audience, how they have reached across lines of age, nationality, and artistic discipline through their mentoring activities.