September 25, 2020


Zoom Event

8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Event Organizer

Lydia H. Liu, Director of ICLS
and Anupama Rao, Associate Director of ICLS

Event Sponsor

The Institute for Comparative Literature and Society
The Ambedkar Initiative at ICLS

Event Co-Sponsor(s)

The Ambedkar lecture series is cosponsored by the Office of EVP of Arts and Sciences; Barnard Provost’s Office; Office of the Deans of Humanities and Social Sciences; IRAAS; AAADS; IRCPL; MESAAS; CSER; CU Libraries; and CU Press

Join the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society as we launch our 2020-2021 web series on Understanding Systemic Racism. We will begin with ICLS Co-Founder Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak speaking on “Isaac Woodard and Isabel Wilkerson”. Professor Spivak will be interviewed by Yosan Alemu (CC’21) and Nwakego Nwasike (Alumna, American Studies at CSER), with Professor Brent H. Edwards (English and Comparative Literature and Jazz Studies) moderating.

This event has been recorded and can be found on our ICLS Columbia Youtube Channel.

 The Heyman Center for the Humanities, Room B-101
74 Morningside Drive
New York, NY, 10027
  (212) 854-4541
  (212) 854-3099