MISR Conversations 7: Subalternity

Seminars & Lectures
Event Venue
Event end Date
Event Date
May 27, 2020
Event Time
04:00 PM to 07:00 PM Africa/Kampala

Professor Spivak will be providing a reading of the novella Pterodactyl, Puran Sahay and Pirtha. The short essay ‘Looking Back, Looking Forward’ - and the story by Arundhati Roy - are background readings for the seminar.


Registration limited to 100. Deadline for Registration: Saturday, 23rd May, 2020.


  1. Pterodactyl. Purah Sahay, and Pirtha
  2. Walking with the comrades. Arundhati Roy.
  3. Map of the Abujhmad area

Optional Readings.

  1. Looking Back, Looking Forward. Gayatri Spivak.
  2. Can the Subaltern speak?. Gayatri Spivak.