Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Director of the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University, responds to the theme of hope in the first of four seasonal Salons to feature world-leading intellectuals debating the political, ethical and emotional question of hope, and the implications it has for our past, present, and future as citizens of the world.
The Whitechapel Gallery in association with the University of Westminster, London.
Study Studio, Whitechapel Gallery, London. 7:00pm
Future Salons will feature:
HOPE 2: Richard Sennett, Thursday July 2nd 2009
HOPE 3: Chantal Mouffe, Thursday 8th October 2009
HOPE 4: Peter Osborne, Thursday 14th January 2010
Organised by Marquard Smith, Principal Lecturer in Visual Culture Studies, and David Cunningham, Principal Lecturer in Literary Studies, University of Westminster.
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