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Thursday, 06 January

98. Past and Contemporary Echoes of Beauvoir

3:30–4:45 p.m., 306B, LA Convention Center

Program arranged by the Simone de Beauvoir Society

Presiding: Barbara Klaw, Northern Kentucky Univ.

Speakers: Candace C. Collins, New York Univ.; Barbara Klaw; Shannon Mussett, Utah Valley Univ.; Lynn R. Wilkinson, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Tegan Zimmerman, Univ. of Alberta

Simone de Beauvoir was a voracious reader whose works often reflect the influence of other thinkers both past and contemporary. Participants in this session will endeavor to establish links between her ideas and those of a variety of authors.

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