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Contributor Archive: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

Stuart Hall, 1932–2014

by , and / RP 185 (May/Jun 2014) / Obituary


After Pan-Africanism

Placing Stuart Hall

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

Edward W. Said died in 2003. Jacques Derrida died in 2004. Kofi Awoonor was killed in Westgate Mall last year. Now Stuart Hall is gone. A generation of intellectuals and activists, and intellectual–activists, is disappearing. Academics worldwide could not think ‘Black Britain’ before Stuart Hall. …

They the people

Problems of alter-globalization

by / RP 157 (Sep/Oct 2009) / Article

You have asked for current thinking about different concepts and forms of political collectivity. If I were speaking as an academic, I would, I suppose, look once again at the implications of ‘multitudes’, as conceived by our colleagues and allies Antonio Negri and Michael Hardt. Speaking as an activist, however, I am obliged to say …

Jacques Derrida, 1930–2004

by , , , , and / RP 129 (Jan/Feb 2005) / Obituary

In an interview with Le Monde published a couple of months before his death at the age of 74 from pancreatic cancer on Friday 9 October 2004, Jacques Derrida confirmed what many already knew, that he was ʻdangerously illʼ, ʻat war against myselfʼ. If questions of ʻsurvivalʼ had always ʻhauntedʼ him, this, he said, took …

‘Woman’ as theatre

United Nations Conference on Women, Beijing 1995
by / RP 075 (Jan/Feb 1996) / Commentary

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

by and / RP 054 (Spring 1990) / Interview