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.