10 June, 2020 20:28

Is COVID-19 A Global Equalizer? A Conversation With Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

Dr. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak speaks to CivilNet’s host interviewer, AUA Adjunct Lecturer, Ph.D Narek Mkrtchyan about the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has posed to the world. 

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak is an Indian literary theorist, feminist critic, postcolonial theorist. She is a Professor at Columbia University. Spivak is on the experts list of the World Economic Forum. Her work “Can the Subaltern Speak?” is one of the key theoretical texts in the field of postcolonial studies. Prof. Spivak was awarded the 2012 Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy and in 2013, she received the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award given by the Republic of India.

“Covid Talks” is CivilNet’s program where prominent international thinkers, scholars and policymakers present their views on the impact of COVID-19 on world politics and humanity.