LA Review of Books’ Interview with Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak on Critical Intimacy

Posted on August 15, 2016, 9:19 am
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“Yes. The humanities have been trivialized. They are not a cash cow. As I wrote to the vice chancellor at the University of Toronto, when they were closing the Comparative Literature department, I said, “Look, we are the health care system of cultures. You cannot do moral metrics by knowledge management techniques. You have to cook the soul slow.” That’s the humanities.” 

 

A podcast of the interview is also available. 

From  a LA Review of Books interview with Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak on Critical Intimacy.

 

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