PAL Symposium: Simone de Beauvoir Now (Duke Univ., Sept. 23)

We’ve learned that the Center for Philosophy, Arts, and Literature (PAL) at Duke University will host a symposium in September on the work of Simone de Beauvoir. We thought many of you would find it of interest. For the latest information about this exciting PAL event (and others), please click here. We’ll post updates as we learn more.

Here is PAL’s initial announcement:

Simone de Beauvoir Now: A Symposium to Mark the 25th Anniversary of Simone de Beauvoir’s death

Co-sponsored by PAL and the Department of Women’s Studies, Duke University

An All-Day Symposium
Friday September 23, 2011
Women’s Studies Parlors, Duke University

Confirmed Speakers:
Emily Apter (French, New York University)
Stella Sandford (Philosophy, Kingston University, UK)
Ursula Tidd (French, University of Manchester, UK)
Linda Zerilli (Political Science and the Center for Gender Studies, University of Chicago)

Respondents:
Nancy Bauer (Philosophy, Tufts University)
Toril Moi (PAL; Literature, Duke University)

There will also be two graduate students/young scholars panels featuring exciting new voices speaking on Beauvoir.

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