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Google Doodle honours feminist writer Simone de Beauvoir - 08 Jan 2014
She was a leader of the existentialist movement along with her lifelong partner Jean-Paul Sartre. The two never married because de Beauvoir believed their relationship should not be defined by an institution. She believed not marrying or having kids ...
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Did Nest just photoshop Simone de Beauvoir? And why?

VentureBeat - 31 May 2017
History is messy. Even messier is the business of trying to erase history. Messiest of all is any attempt to rewrite literature: History may be written — and rewritten — by victors, but mess with literature and you have a problem on your hands. Nest ...
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Les fesses de Simone de Beauvoir ont-elles été censurées ?

Terrafemina - 23 Jun 2017
En septembre prochain, elle sera sur les planches pour la pièce "Les correspondances amoureuses de Simone de Beauvoir". Pour annoncer l'événement, une affiche représentant l'auteure du Deuxième Sexe devait être exposée dans Paris, sur les abribus, ...
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5 Free Art Shows to See in LA This Week

L.A. Weekly - 21 Jun 2017
The Paris tombstone shared by philosophers Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir has lipstick kiss marks all over it, left by adoring fans. It looks quite whimsical in contrast with the seriousness of the minimal, off-white stone. In Lorien Stern's ...
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Swimming against the current to prevent tragedy - 22 Jun 2017
Let's work together to avoid unnecessary tragedy. Let's all have a safe and water-friendly summer. Kathleen O'Grady is a research associate at the Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concordia University, Montreal, and managing editor of
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Tutti gli uomini sono mortali di Simone de Beauvoir - 07 Jun 2017
Per un lungo periodo sono stata letteralmente rapita dalla coppia di scrittori/filosofi più affascinante del Novecento, per me almeno: Jean-Paul Sartre e Simone de Beauvoir. In occasione di un compleanno quindi, le mie amiche mi regalarono “Tutti gli ...
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Laws can help reduce bullying of trans youth

Winnipeg Free Press - 20 Jun 2017
Kimberley Ens Manning is an expert with, a Principal of the Simone de Beauvoir Institute and Associate Professor of Political Science at Concordia University. Elizabeth J. Meyer is the Associate Dean of Teacher Education at the ...
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A Six-Day Walk Through the Alps, Inspired by Simone de Beauvoir

New York Times - 13 Oct 2016
Simone de Beauvoir started hiking in 1931, when she was in her early 20s and assigned to Marseille to teach secondary school. She wrote in her memoir “The Prime of Life” that she at first viewed her post with dread. It was 482 miles from Paris, from ...
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Laws can reduce bullying and Bill C-16 is needed now

Hamilton Spectator - 15 Jun 2017
Kimberley Ens Manning is an expert with, a principal of the Simone de Beauvoir Institute and associate professor of Political Science at Concordia University. In her capacity as a founding board member of Gender Creative Kids Canada ...
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Feminist on the fence lands on shaving only one leg

Honi Soit - 25 May 2017
“The other day I sat down with all my razors, scissors and makeup brushes around me and read the them the full text of Simone de Beauvoir's The Second Sex. Then I tucked them into bed with a Judith Butler audiobook on loop. Now I feel a lot better ...
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An Exhibition That Feels Like Sitting at Simone de Beauvoir's Desk

Hyperallergic - 24 Apr 2017
On the fourth floor of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, in the Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center, From the Desk of Simone de Beauvoir plays on this allure of the writer's desk, combining it brilliantly with an informal archive of ...
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How well do you know Simone de Beauvoir? [quiz]

OUPblog (blog) - 21 May 2017
This May, the OUP Philosophy team honors Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) as their Philosopher of the Month. A French existentialist philosopher, novelist, and feminist theoretician, Beauvoir's essays on ethics and politics engage with questions about ...
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What to Stream This Weekend: Documentary As Performance

The New Yorker - 10 Jun 2017
Lanzmann, a longtime associate of Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, defines existential cinema in action, putting himself in the frame for much of the film (certainly for its riskiest parts) and eliciting a wide range of self-aware performances ...

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