Nikita Dhawan

transversal documents


· Can the Subaltern Speak German? And Other Risky Questions



· Can the Subaltern Speak?
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Vorwort: Hito Steyerl, Ü: Alexander Joskowicz, Stefan Nowotny / Vienna: Turia + Kant 2007


Nikita Dhawan is currently Maria-Goeppert-Mayer Guest Professor for International Gender Research at the Carl-von-Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Germany (Winter Semester 2006/07). She received her doctorate in Philosophy at the Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany and holds a double M.A. in German Literature and Philosophy, both from University of Mumbai, India. Her research specializations are feminist postcolonial theory, transcultural philosophy and queer studies.
Recent Publications:
 "Postkoloniale Theorie: Eine kritische Einführung" transcript (2005) (jointly with María do Mar Castro Varela)
 "Impossible Speech: On the Politics of Silence and Violence": Academia (2007)
 “Hegemony and Heteronormativity” (in preparation) (jointly with Antke Engel and María do Mar Castro Varela).