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Gayatri Spivak

Gayatri SpivakAKA Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

Born: 24-Feb-1942
Birthplace: Calcutta, India

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Asian/Indian
Occupation: Scholar, Critic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Postcolonialist theorist, Can the Subaltern Speak?

    University: BA English, University of Calcutta (1959)
    University: PhD Comparative Literature, Cornell University (1967)
    Professor: English, University of Pittsburgh
    Professor: English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University (1991-)

Author of books:
Myself, I Must Remake: The Life and Poetry of W.B. Yeats (1974)
In Other Worlds: Essays in Cultural Politics (1987, essays)
Outside in the Teaching Machine (1993)
A Critique of Postcolonial Reason: Towards History of the Vanishing Present (1999)

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