Simon de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex: Newly Translated and Rediscovered, April 7-10, 2011, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

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Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
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df@berkeleycollege.edu

Sixty years after its initial publication, thanks to Constance Brode and Sheila Malovany Chevallier, Simone de Beauvoir's The Second Sex has been newly translated and unabridged for the first time in English. How does this new translation provide fresh insights into this canonical text? How might it influence women’s studies today? This roundtable panel invites abstracts on the evaluation of de Beauvoir’s work and on the impact of the new translation on feminism and gender studies. Send abstracts in body of email to Denise Feldman (df@berkeleycollege.edu) with The Second Sex in subject line.

Deadline: September 30, 2010

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cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
gender_studies_and_sexuality
twentieth_century_and_beyond