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Prof Gayatri Spivak guest speaker at Corporate Governance Centre event
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​The vanishing present is a reminder about the limits of planning, said Prof Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University, who talked about 'The Vanishing Present at the Global University' at an event in Stellenbosch on Thursday, 10 August 2017. She believes in the role of the humanities in the 'cooking of the souls' and in harnessing the humanities for justice. The event was presented by the Centre for Corporate Governance in Africa at the University of Stellenbosch Business School and the Philosophy Department at Stellenbosch University. Photograph Key speaker at event (front row, from left) Prof Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (Columbia University) with panel members Prof Vasti Roodt (Chair Dept of Philosophy, SU), Lovelyn Nwadeyi (social justice activist), Prof Amanda Gouws (Dept of Political Science, SU), (back row, from left), Prof Nico Koopman (Vice-Rector Social Impact, Transformation and Personnel, SU) and Prof Daniel Malan (Director Centre for Corporate Governance in Africa, USB).​

​The vanishing present is a reminder about the limits of planning, said Prof Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University, who talked about 'The Vanishing Present at the Global University' at an event in Stellenbosch on Thursday, 10 August 2017. She believes in the role of the humanities in the 'cooking of the souls' and in harnessing the humanities for justice. The event was presented by the Centre for Corporate Governance in Africa at the University of Stellenbosch Business School and the Philosophy Department at Stellenbosch University. Photograph: Key speaker at event (front row, from left) Prof Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (Columbia University) with panel members Prof Vasti Roodt (Chair: Dept of Philosophy, SU), Lovelyn Nwadeyi (social justice activist), Prof Amanda Gouws (Dept of Political Science, SU), (back row, from left), Prof Nico Koopman (Vice-Rector: Social Impact, Transformation and Personnel, SU) and Prof Daniel Malan (Director: Centre for Corporate Governance in Africa, USB).