We are delighted to announce that the UK Sartre Society annual conference 2019 on The Second Sex will take place from 13.00 on Tuesday 2 July until 18.00 on Wednesday 3 July 2019 at Maison Française d’Oxford.
Don’t forget to register for the conference before 25 June 2019. Registration includes lunch on the second day and refreshments on both days.
Registration costs are different for members and non-members. Members of the North American Sartre Society and subscribers to Sartre Studies International count as members. To join the UK Sartre Society or subscribe to the journal, see: https://uksartresociety.com/join/
Accommodation is not included. For accommodation, we recommend St Hugh’s College or Keble College booked through: http://bit.ly/CollegeRooms
Submitted papers will be presented in two parallel streams of sessions. Full Schedule and Abstracts of Parallel Session Papers will be available by the end of May.
Dr Manon Garcia
Harvard Society of Fellows
Beauvoir and Classical Antiquity
The Second Sex and the Uses of Wit
University of Ottawa
Jordan Peterson: An Existentialist Response
Cornell University / Paris X Nanterre
Throwing Like a Girl: Rethinking Body and Sexual Difference in the Age of Postfeminism
Seoul National University
Freedom Between What Is and What Should Be: The Relational Notion of Transcendence in Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex
Justis Liebig University
The Way To a Sane Love? Beauvoir’s Loving Woman and Love as a Structuring Social Passion
Claudia De Campos
Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po)
Writing in Refuge, Refuge in Writing: Spaces of and Spaces for Arendtian Activism
Michael Deckard and Jordon Makant
The Woman’s Body in The Second Sex as the Sartrean Third Ontological Dimension of Corporeality.
Marika Della Sciucca
University of Rome 3
Mythologized Others in the All-Male Lord of the Flies
Ewha Womans University
Escaping Generality and Stereotypes: A Refusal of Feminine Topoi in the First Volume of Simone de Beauvoirs The Second Sex
University of Victoria
Expectant Anxiety in The Second Sex
Kings College London
The Queerness of Asexuality: Who Counts as Queer and Who is Counting?
University of Winnipeg
Towards a Phenomenological Account of Complicity
University of Groningen
Les Invitées/They Came to Stay: Female Characters in The Second Sex
Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3
Eros Between Feminism and Politics: Arendt and Beauvoir on Romantic Love
Universiteit van Amsterdam
What Is A Woman? The Second Sex in the Context of 20th Century Debates on Humanism
University of Gothenburg
What Kind of Situation is the Body in Beauvoir?
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Rethinking Existentialism: From Radical Freedom to Sedimentation
Simone de Beauvoir’s Les Bouches Inutiles
directed by Antonia Mappin-Kasirer (Oxford)