Two Talks at Goldsmiths – Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak on monday 11th May and Celeste Olalquiaga on tuesday 12th May 2009

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Monday, May 11, 2009 at 4:00pm

a talk by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak called ‘Old Women‘ (11 May 2009, 4pm IGLT Goldsmiths)

then, the following day:

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at 3:00pm

a talk by Celeste Olalquiaga called ‘Look But Don’t Touch: the Role of Tactility in an Era of Visual Excess‘ (12 May 2009, 3pm, Cinema RHB Goldsmiths).

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There is a slick souvenir trinket postcard to advertise the event, with pic of “Rodney” from Celeste’s book “The Artificial Kingdom” – the postcard excellently prepared by Sharmadean and available at CCS – but you have all the details here. No need to book, come early to ensure a seat.

(these events co-hosted by Centre for Postcolonial Studies, Centre for Cultural Studies, Media and Communications Department, and The Graduate School of Goldsmiths (Spivak); and the Centre for Postcolonial Studies and Centre for Cultural Studies (Olalquiaga). All welcome.)

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  • Meher  On 30/04/2009 at 23:43

    I’ll be there!

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    • john hutnyk  On 01/05/2009 at 07:17

      Along with a few otherss. There are no tickets, though its a big hall, but best to come 5 mins early at least.

      J

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  • Joan Kelly  On 07/05/2009 at 04:38

    John, A podcast please especially G.C. Spivak’s talk “Old Woman!”

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  • john hutnyk  On 07/05/2009 at 13:40

    More details – there are no tickets for this event, so please come early to claim a seat. The hall is big but there is no overflow and no streaming (sorry).

    I am not sure exactly what Gayatri will address in her lecture ‘Old Women’, but I do note she translated two stories by Mahasweta Devi in a book entitled Old Women about 6 years ago. For more on Mahasweta Devi see my commentary here: http://hutnyk.wordpress.com/2006/10/13/notes-for-devi/

    On Gayatri’s 1999 book, Critique of Postcolonial Reason, see here: http://hutnyk.wordpress.com/2007/10/24/spivak-critique-of-postcolonial-reason-11/

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  • Irvin Hunt  On 19/05/2009 at 20:33

    Can anyone here post on youtube the last section of the talk Spivak made? Everything is there except the last part.

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