BOONE—Professor Gayatri Spivak will speak Sept. 24 at 4 p.m. in Appalachian State University’s Rosen Concert Hall in Broyhill Music Center. The title of her talk is “The Subaltern, Again and Again.”
This major event is free and open to the public and is spearheaded by the South Asian Studies Learning Community (SASLC) at Appalachian. For more information, contact Professor Diane P. Mines at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spivak is one of the leading intellectuals in the world today, a brilliant theorist in postcolonial studies. She is University Professor at Columbia University, and founder of Columbia’s Institute for Comparative Literature and Society. The author of numerous books and intellectual movements, Spivak’s work is pertinent to many disciplines and interdisciplinary conversations.
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As the premier, public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls more than 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
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