Kyoto Prize Symposium


Date and Time

Thursday, March 14, 2013 – Wednesday, December 31, 1969 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.


Shiley Theatre, Camino Hall


Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak is an Indian theorist and philosopher as well as a political and social activist. She is a University Professor at Columbia University and a founding member of the school’s Institute for Comparative Literature and Society.

Professor Spivak is committed to fulfilling what she regards as a profound and ethical responsibility toward minorities who have been deprived of language and history through an invisible structure of oppression. Her social work in this regard has earned her respect around the world.

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