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175. Gender, Theater, and Metaphysics in the Works of Simone de Beauvoir

Saturday, 3 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., 206, Hynes

Program arranged by the Simone de Beauvoir Society

Presiding: Yolanda Astarita Patterson, California State Univ., East Bay

Speakers: Jonathan Berliner, Univ. of Southern California; Gwendolyn Dolske, California State Polytechnic Univ., Pomona; Dennis Alan Gilbert, Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston; David Seltzer, Penn State Univ., University Park; Keri Berg Yousif, Indiana State Univ.

Session Description:

Simone de Beauvoir's name is immediately associated with the idea of the second sex. She was, however, a philosopher and philosophy teacher and also a playwright. This session will explore the many facets of her works and ideas.


Subject:

  • French Literature – Twentieth Century

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