Silvia Federici is a long-time feminist activist, teacher and writer. In 1991 she was one of the founders of the Committee for Academic Freedom in Africa. She has been active in the anti-globalization movement and the anti-death penalty movement. She is the author of many essays on political philosophy, feminist theory, cultural studies, and education. Her published works include: Revolution at Point Zero (September 2012); Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation (2004); A Thousand Flowers: Social Struggles Against Structural Adjustment in African Universities (2000, co-editor), and Enduring Western Civilization: The Construction of Western Civilization and its ‘Others’ (1994 editor). She is Emerita Professor at Hofstra University (Hempstead, New York).