Gayatri Spivak Was Elected to the British Academy

October 29, 2021

The British Academy has elected 84 new Fellows in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the SHAPE subjects – the social sciences, humanities and the arts.

The expertise of this year’s Fellows ranges from the cognitive processes underpinning multilingualism (Professor Li Wei, University College London), to the forms of social change associated with the introduction of IVF and other reproductive technologies (Professor Sarah Franklin, University of Cambridge) and the contemporary role of religion in Western society (Professor Elaine Graham, University of Chester).

52 Fellows were elected from UK universities, with a further 29 – Corresponding Fellows – elected from universities in the US, Australia, India, Russia, Italy, France, Singapore, Poland, China, Turkey, Germany, Canada, Sweden, the Republic of Ireland and Hungary.

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