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Basu Thakur presents at psychology conference

Studio portrait of Gautam Basu Thakur.
Gautam Basu Thakur

Gautam Basu Thakur, associate professor of English and the director of the Critical Theory minor, presented a paper at the Psychology and the Other conference organized by Boston College.

Basu Thakur’s paper, “Subalternity, Blackness, & (the Crisis of) the Onto-Phenomenological,” theoretically reconsidered Gayatri Spivak’s concept of subalternity and Frantz Fanon’s idea of Blackness in relation to onto-phenomenology, the author said.