ES Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (India, 1942) es profesora de Columbia University, and a founding member of the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society from the same university.
She is a critical theorist whose work has been particularly influential to the field of post-colonialism, for which she is often referred to as having been a pioneer. An activist as well as an educator, she is involved in international women’s movements and issues surrounding ecological agriculture. She has been deeply involved in rural education in Asia for nearly two decades. She is on the editorial Board of many journals, among them Cultural Critique, boundary 2. New Formations, Diaspora, ARIEL, Re-thinking Marxism, Public Culture, Parallax, Interventions.
- Con Judith Butler ¿Quién le canta al Estado-nación? Lenguaje, política, pertenencia, Buenos Aires, Paidós, 2009
- Crítica de la razón poscolonial. Hacia una crítica del presente evanescente, Madrid, Akal, 2010
- ¿Puede hablar el subalterno?, Buenos Aires, Editorial El cuenco de plata, 2011
- Sobre la deconstrucción. Introducción a De la Gramatología de Derrida, Buenos Aires, Hilo Rojo, 2013