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Globalnews.ca - 08 Jan 2014 Google Doodle honours feminist writer Simone de Beauvoir
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 ...
The Eye of Photography - 14 Dec 2018 1947, Simone de Beauvoir in America
Sous Les Etoiles Gallery is pleased to present «1947, Simone de Beauvoir in America» a photographic journey inspired by her diary «America Day by Day».
TIME - 26 Nov 2018 How 343 Women Made French History by Talking About Their Abortions
One million women have abortions each year in France,” they wrote in a manifesto published in 1971. “I declare that I am one of them."
The Wire - 16 Dec 2018 How We Can Reshape the Sedimented Outlook That Guides Our Behaviour
Sedimentation is a process of taking on information about our bodies and environment in a form that enables us to act intelligently without much attention.
The New York Times - 26 Nov 2018 Los Angeles Through the Centuries, Glimpsed by Kerouac, de Beauvoir, Waugh and Others
In “Dear Los Angeles,” the editor David Kipen compiles excerpts from the letters and diaries of a wide range of people to compose a kaleidoscopic view of the ...
Irish Times - 04 Oct 2018 Simone de Beauvoir as a role model?
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Asia Times - 18 Dec 2018 Indian society, politicians still hindering women's empowerment
Women in Indian society and politics continue to be pariahs, as events related to Sabarimala and the Me Too movement reveal. Women are barred from entering ...
BBC News - 19 May 2018 BBC World Service - The Forum, Simone de Beauvoir: Feminist Thinker for Modern Times
Simone de Beauvoir influenced the worlds of philosophy, literature and politics - and the way we see women today. Rajan Datar and guests discuss her life, ...
ABC Online - 02 May 2018 Simone de Beauvoir: Philosopher, feminist or neither? - Drive
When you hear the name Simone de Beauvoir, there are two labels that probably spring to mind: philosopher and feminist. However, she rejected both of those ...
Chicago Daily Herald - 24 Nov 2018 Constable: The trick of turning philosophy, physics and art into magic
The "now you see it, now you don't" magic act that 28-year-old Wheaton native Jeanette Andrews started in preschool has evolved into an event that blends ...
Dazed - 30 Jul 2018 What Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre taught me about love
In an essay taken from the latest issue of Hate zine, Rob Greer reflects on the French theorists' model of 'authentic love'
The New York Times - 29 Jun 2018 Revisiting Simone de Beauvoir’s ‘The Second Sex’ as a Work in Progress
The typewritten page, bearing the influential feminist thinker's intimate thoughts and revisions, reveals the inner workings of an avant-garde mind.
The Guardian - 22 Jan 2018 'You are my destiny': Simone de Beauvoir's mad passion for young lover revealed in letters
Writer's correspondence with film-maker Claude Lanzmann, 18 years her junior, is published and handed over to Yale University. Agence France-Presse.
Irish Times - 24 Jan 2018 Simone de Beauvoir’s ‘contingent’ lovers fight over letters
Long after existentialist philosopher's death, simmering rivalry links protagonists.
Smithsonian.com - 23 Jan 2018 Why a Collection of Simone de Beauvoir's Love Letters Was Just Sold to Yale
The 112 letters were written to filmmaker Claude Lanzmann, who had a seven-year relationship with the French philosopher.
FRANCE 24 English - 17 May 2018 Thirty-six years after Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir joins the Pléiade canon
At long last, the works of feminist philosopher Simone de Beauvoir will join those of Jean-Paul Sartre in La Pléiade, 36 years after her philosopher companion ...
The Wire - 18 Dec 2018 Fahmida Riaz, Our New Aqleema
Fahmida Riaz, who passed away on November 21, informed the reader in her first collection of poetry, Patthar ki Zuban (The Language of Stones), that she ...
lareviewofbooks - 09 Feb 2018 “The Company of Diverse Others”: Encounters with Simone de Beauvoir
Simone de Beauvoir in conversation with enemies, friends, and allies.
NewsClick - 10 Jan 2018 Simone de Beauvoir and the Left
Today marks the 110th birth anniversary of Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986), the acclaimed French feminist theorist, who was born this day on January 9th.
Hindustan Times - 13 Apr 2018 It’s time to reclaim the legacy of Simone de Beauvoir and see feminism for what it is
“One is not born, but rather, becomes a woman,” wrote Simone de Beauvoir in her seminal book The Second Sex. At the time, the book was considered so ...
BBC News - 11 Dec 2017 Were Sartre and De Beauvoir the world's first modern couple?
In 1929, the French philosophers Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir agreed to commit to an open relationship: one that lasted until Sartre's death in ...
Quartz - 22 Jan 2018 Simone de Beauvoir’s lover Claude Lanzmann has sold 112 letters from her to Yale University
Wading into a literary skirmish, French newspaper Le Monde has published a never-before-seen letter from Simone de Beauvoir to one of her lovers, director ...
Amnesty International USA - 14 Dec 2018 Police must end use of excessive force against protesters and high school children in France
French authorities must exercise restraint when policing demonstrations expected on Saturday and avoid any repetition of the injuries caused by their extremely ...
Human Rights Watch - 14 Dec 2018 France: Police Crowd Control Methods Maim People
French police used crowd control and anti-riot tactics during demonstrations in Paris in November and December 2018 that caused physical harm to peaceful ...
The Times - 29 Jun 2018 Caitlin Moran's Celebrity Watch: Is Love Island doing more for feminism than Simone de Beauvoir and Beyoncé?
GETTY IMAGES 10 UP North WestWe open this week's proceedings with the news that the eldest child of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West has mapped out her ...
The New York Times - 04 May 2018 Eavesdropping on Beauvoir, Sartre and Their Circle of Friends
Left Bank: Art, Passion, and the Rebirth of Paris, 1940-50” is Agnès Poirier's impressionistic history of the rebirth of postwar French culture.
The Australian - 22 May 2018 De Stroyed: a shadow of Simone de Beauvoir
Simone de Beauvoir was in her 40s when she declared that one is not born, but rather becomes, woman. She imagined that old age — when both sexes were ...
IAI News - 16 Jan 2018 Simone de Beauvoir's #MeToo
Exposing harassment is not an objection to men or sex, but to who controls the moral spotlight.
IAI News - 06 Nov 2017 What is authentic love? A View from Simone de Beauvoir
Issue 60, 6th November 2017. Kate Kirkpatrick. | Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Hertfordshire and author of forthcoming Becoming Beauvoir: A ...
OUPblog - 07 May 2017 Philosopher of the month: Simone de Beauvoir [timeline]
This May, the OUP Philosophy team honors Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) as their Philosopher of the Month. A French existentialist philosopher, novelist, ...
New York Times - 13 Oct 2016 A Six-Day Walk Through the Alps, Inspired by Simone de Beauvoir
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 ...
Boston Review - 12 Dec 2018 Aging into Feminism
Aging into Feminism from Boston Review. Many Amazon holiday orders will be fulfilled by homeless retirees, America's newest precariat. Taking better care of ...
The New York Times - 12 Jan 2018 Catherine Deneuve and the French Feminist Difference
Simone de Beauvoir viewed America's war between the sexes as unproductive and alien. She's still shaping Frenchwomen's views today.
The Guardian - 11 Jul 2018 Left Bank by Agnès Poirier – existentialism, jazz and the miracle of Paris in the 1940s
A gushing love letter to the French capital features De Beauvoir, Sartre, Samuel Beckett and wave after and wave of oversexed, overpaid Americans.
The Guardian - 03 Mar 2018 What links a virtual world, Simone de Beauvoir, the right to bear arms and a form of ESP? The Weekend quiz
From a lady to a logo, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz.
NPR - 16 May 2017 Imagine What It Was Like To Sit Down At Simone De Beauvoir's Desk
"One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman," wrote the pioneering French feminist. The National Museum of Women in the Arts invites visitors to explore a ...
Hyperallergic - 24 Apr 2017 An Exhibition That Feels Like Sitting at Simone de Beauvoir's Desk
From the Desk of Simone de Beauvoir includes an informal archive of the great feminist philosopher's works, as well as those of her inspirations and the people ...
Citizen - 20 Jan 2018 Simone de Beauvoir's 'passionate' love letters sold
Film-maker Claude Lanzmann has sold 112 passionate love letters sent to him by the legendary French feminist Simone de Beauvoir, Christie's auction house ...
Quartz - 30 Dec 2016 "I was suddenly uncertain of my true capacity": Simone de Beauvoir's daring response to imposter syndrome
Even the brilliant can suffer from insecurity. In her 1958 autobiography Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter, Simone de Beauvoir recalls an experience that filled her ...
The New Yorker - 27 Aug 2018 How “Little Women” Got Big
From Simone de Beauvoir to Stephenie Meyer, the world that Louisa May Alcott created has been an inspiration for generations of female writers, Joan Acocella ...
The Australian - 18 Dec 2018 A literary grande dame who pushed boundaries
Writers dont necessarily make the best cinematic subjects, particularly when it comes to depicting them at work. But for filmmaker Wash Westmoreland, making a ...
The News on Sunday - 07 Oct 2018 Sartre and Simone in the Parisian air | TNS
A literary pilgrimage to the city of notable authors: backdrop to countless books, films and artworks.
Hurriyet Daily News - 20 Dec 2017 Turkish novelist Aslı Erdoğan to receive Simone de Beauvoir Prize for Women’s Freedom
Turkish novelist Aslı Erdoğan has been awarded this year's Simone de Beauvoir Prize for Women's Freedom, prominent French feminist magazine “Emma” has ...
OUPblog - 21 May 2017 How well do you know Simone de Beauvoir? [quiz]
This May, the OUP Philosophy team honors Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) as their Philosopher of the Month. A French existentialist philosopher, novelist, ...
Feminism in India - 09 Jan 2018 Book Review: The Second Sex By Simone De Beauvoir
At the heart of The Second Sex is the existential thought of Man as the sovereign self and Woman as the objectified other.
The Michigan Daily - 19 Sep 2018 Modern day feminist thoughts on being 'The Second Sex' today
I have always considered myself a well-versed feminist. I have read Betty Friedan's “The Feminine Mystique” and Kate Millett's “Sexual Politics.” I point out toxic ...
The Guardian - 19 Apr 2016 Polyamorous women aren’t just ‘pleasing their man’ – it’s a choice
The open relationship between Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre is frequently and wrongly written off. Such arrangements have women-friendly roots.
ArtsHub - 21 May 2018 Review: De Stroyed at fortyfivedownstairs | ArtsHub Australia
The writing, life and person of Simone de Beauvoir reimagined and expanded in a nuanced exploration of the vicissitudes of love.
OUPblog - 10 Nov 2018 The Mysterious Case of the Disappearing Existentialist
At the end of the second world war, Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre launched the “existentialist offensive,” an ambitious campaign to shape a new ...
The New York Times - 27 Apr 2017 Simone de Beauvoir Imagined Contemporary Womanhood in the 1960s
Five decades ago, Simone de Beauvoir wrote “Les Belles Images.” The 1967 novel explains modern womanhood in a nutshell.
Signature Reads - 09 Jan 2017 Razing the Patriarchy: 10 Timeless Quotes from Simone de Beauvoir
As gender equality continues to elude Western society, it would be wise for us to imagine at every turn: “What would Simone de Beauvoir have had to say about ...
Philosophy Now - 16 Jul 2016 Simone's Existentialist Ethics | Issue 115
“My life is my work,” Simone de Beauvoir once said. Spoken like a true Existentialist: to her, life and thought were inextricably linked; we are what we do.
Hindustan Times - 20 Jan 2018 Over a hundred ‘passionate’ love letters written by Simone de Beauvoir sold
Film-maker Claude Lanzmann has sold 112 passionate love letters sent to him by the legendary French feminist Simone de Beauvoir, Christie's said Friday.
Haaretz - 05 Jul 2018 From Sartre to 'Shoah': The cinematic legacy of legendary Jewish filmmaker Claude Lanzmann
Claude Lanzmann was born in Paris in 1925 and passed away on Thursday at 92. His parents were Jewish emigrants from Eastern Europe. When World War II ...
The Irish Times - 02 Oct 2018 How to be a good man: what I learned from a month reading feminist classics
A year after the Harvey Weinstein revelations, a professor decided to do some deep reading.
The Guardian - 06 Apr 2018 The Cost of Living by Deborah Levy review – a memoir and feminist manifesto
There's a wonderful moment in a series of wonderful moments in this second instalment of Deborah Levy's “living memoir”. It's a “sad Tuesday” and she is being ...
Telegraph.co.uk - 21 Feb 2016 Did Sartre and de Beauvoir groom high school girls?
Sarah Bakewell's At the Existentialist Café exposes the high-minded follies of Sartre and de Beauvoir's circle in Paris, says Jane O'Grady.
The Guardian - 09 Jan 2014 Simone de Beauvoir: 10 key quotes
A glimpse of the great French feminist, philosopher and novelist's thinking in quotes.
The Washington Post - 12 Jan 2017 The National Museum for Women in the Arts has Simone de Beauvoir's seat saved for you
It's getting more and more common for museums to allow visitors to touch items on display. At "From the Desk of Simone de Beauvoir," you can get your hands ...
The Economist - 28 Apr 2018 The death—or reinvention—of the French intellectual
Left Bank: Art, Passion and the Rebirth of Paris, 1940-1950. By Agnès Poirier. Henry Holt; 352 pages; $30. Bloomsbury Publishing; £25. The End of the French ...
Huffington Post - 11 Mar 2017 Simone de Beauvoir’s political philosophy resonates today
Simone de Beauvoir is rightly best known for declaring: 'One is not born, but rather becomes, woman.' A less well-known facet of her philosophy, particularly ...
The Guardian - 25 Aug 2018 'Incapable of a boring sentence': Deborah Levy on the strange genius of Violette Leduc
The French author makes hunger and humiliation wildly funny, and portrays sex and society in completely new ways – and remains a literary outsider.
The Link - 26 Feb 2018 Principal of Concordia's Simone de Beauvoir Institute Running For Liberal Party of Canada | News
Concordia's own Kimberley Manning is looking to represent Outremont in Canada's House of Commons.
Huffington Post - 22 Jul 2015 The 9 People You'll Date, According To Simone De Beauvoir
When you're slotting your recent dates into their respective archetypes — “She was a clear-cut Carrie.” “He's such a jock.” — the name Simone de Beauvoir is ...
CBC.ca - 05 Feb 2018 Love advice from three of philosophy's deepest thinkers
A ladder to the good or a blind desire to procreate? Plato, de Beauvoir, and Schopenhauer explain what love is, and what you should do about it.
Washington Post - 25 Mar 2016 'At the Existentialist Cafe': Hanging out with Sartre, Camus, de Beauvoir and more
'At the Existentialist Cafe: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails” may come dressed in a seductive title, but Sarah Bakewell's book about the people and ideas ...
The Guardian - 02 Oct 2018 How to be a good man: what I learned from a month reading the feminist classics
A year after the first Harvey Weinstein revelations, how can men show solidarity with women? One Swedish professor decided it was time for some deep ...
The Globe and Mail - 17 Aug 2018 Spending the summer in Sarah Bakewell’s Existentialist Café
At the Existentialist Café takes readers on a guided tour through a line of inquiry as old as the ancient Greeks: What does it really mean to be free?
The Guardian - 09 Jan 2014 Simone de Beauvoir: Google doodle celebrates a feminist icon
French feminist writer given pride of place on search engine's home page on what would have been her 106th birthday.
PRI - 20 Nov 2015 Who's afraid of Simone de Beauvoir? How a national exam had millions of Brazilians talking about gender.
At the end of October, 7 million young people had to sit and think about the persistence of violence against women in Brazil. This was the essay theme of the ...
New York Times - 27 May 2010 Introduction to Simone de Beauvoir's 'The Second Sex'
In 1946, Simone de Beauvoir began to outline what she thought would be an autobiographical essay explaining why, when she had tried to define herself, the ...
Bustle - 02 Nov 2018 What Are The “Lady Quotes” On Claire's Oval Office Rug? 'House Of Cards' Season 6 Isn't Subtle About Its Feminist Message
Claire Underwood is a flawed, terrifying, powerful woman who finds herself situated in House of Cards' fictional White House, and in true character, she's got an ...
The Link - 13 Mar 2018 Principal of Concordia's Simone de Beauvoir Institute Shares Plans For Political Career | News
Manning, who has served as the principal of Concordia's Simone de Beauvoir Institute since the beginning of 2016, explained that because policy is so heavily ...
Huffington Post - 07 Jan 2016 What Is Authentic Love? Simone de Beauvoir on Romance
Does finding "the one" and living happily ever after sound ideal? Has your happiness ever depended on a lover? Has your lover ever tried to stop you from...
New Statesman - 30 Mar 2018 Deborah Levy’s memoir The Cost of Living shows freedom for a female writer isn’t easy – but it is possible
Freedom is never free. Anyone who has struggled to be free knows how much it costs.”
Telegraph.co.uk - 13 Jul 2018 Left Bank by Agnès Poirier, review: the intellectual giants of Forties Paris found a lot to tempt them away from the desk
One of my favourite pieces of medical trivia is the existence of "Paris Syndrome".
YourStory.com - 03 Mar 2018 10 inspirational women authors who told the stories untold
From slavery to gender roles, these 10 women authors took on stereotypes and discrimination through their inspirational writing.
The New Republic - 21 Mar 2018 The Spirit of the Left Bank
Before she became a sultry chanteuse, Juliette Gréco was a prisoner in occupied France. Arrested by the Gestapo in 1943, Gréco spent several months at ...
KALW - 08 Mar 2016 Philosophy Talk asks about the life and thought of Simone de Beauvoir
Celebrate International Women's Day as John and Ken explore the life and thought of the French feminist philosopher.
The New Yorker - 06 Jul 2018 Claude Lanzmann, Changed the History of Filmmaking with “Shoah,” Has Died
Richard Brody on the life and work of the filmmaker Claude Lanzmann, who made “Shoah” and died on Thursday at the age of ninety-two.
Reuters - 24 May 2018 'I don't fear death': pioneering Egyptian feminist defies threats
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When the Egyptian feminist Nawal El Saadawi was a young child, she wrote a letter to God challenging him to ...
The Guardian - 03 May 2018 Art Shay: acclaimed photographer – in pictures | Art and design
Shay, who has died aged 96, photographed celebrities, politicians and ordinary Americans during a career that spanned 70 years. His work for publications ...
The Link - 22 Oct 2017 Concordia's Simone de Beauvoir Institute Launches Feminist University Initiative | News
After a year of consultations on the topic of diversity and inclusivity on campus, Concordia University's Simone de Beauvoir Institute held a launch and ...
The Guardian - 05 Jun 2015 The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir - review
bookeros: 'If we would have to make a list of must read books before you die, The Second Sex would definitely be on it'
The Washington Post - 08 Nov 2018 A notorious advocate for gender equality
Why has Ruth Bader Ginsburg, at the age of 85, become an American icon whom young women stop for selfies in the street? The simple answer: She's such a ...
The Guardian - 04 May 2018 The End of the French Intellectual by Shlomo Sand review – from Judeophobia to Islamophobia
The quality of French intellectual life has plummeted, argues an author who targets such recent media stars as Michel Houellebecq and Alain Finkielkraut.
Irish Times - 04 Jun 2018 100 books by women you have to read
Iris Murdoch, Edna O'Brien, Marian Keyes and Eimear McBride all appear on the list.
ABS-CBN News - 09 Oct 2018 Sartre was here: 17 cafés where the literary gods gathered
The Metro Style editrix puts down her fashion pages for a bit to retrace the steps of literary giants, pausing for a drink in their favorite watering holes.
ABC Online - 12 Sep 2014 Simone de Beauvoir's handbook for rebellion - Books and Arts
For years, the work of philosopher Simone de Beauvoir has been overshadowed by that of her partner Jean-Paul Sartre.
The Independent - 05 Mar 2015 International Women's Day 2015: Celebrating the whirlwind wit of feminist Simone de Beauvoir
Simone de Beauvoir's seminal feminist polemic, 'The Second Sex', has been published in short-form for International Women's Day. But don't be put off by her ...
Open Democracy - 08 Mar 2018 Fear of forgetting – heroines who changed history
Simone De Beauvoir and Gisele Halimi were indefatigable. They wrote to every responsible official in the judiciary, military and government – up to General de ...
BBC News - 14 Feb 2018 Culture - How Paris changed how we think
Agnès Poirer describes her new book, Left Bank, in which she explores how Paris became the centre of intellectual and artistic life in the 1940s.
Flavorwire - 10 Mar 2016 The Story Behind Simone de Beauvoir's 'The Second Sex,' the Most Influential Work of Existentialism
With characteristic erudition, accessibility, intellectual seriousness, and good humor, Sarah Bakewell's robust new history of existentialism, At the Existentialist ...
IDN InDepthNews | Analysis That Matters - 25 Aug 2018 Guevara and Marx: Critical Remake of an Old Film – 7 - IDN
The starting scene for describing this intellectual revival of Guevara's Marxism is set in Moscow and he described it himself in one of the stenographic recordings ...
Forward - 28 Sep 2018 Sartre, Kavanaugh and 'Bad Faith 'Politics
Jean-Paul Sartre's definition of 'bad faith' in his "Being and Nothingness" provides useful insights into the Brett Kavanaugh hearings.
E-Flux - 21 Jun 2018 Maso and Miso in the Land of Men's Rights - Journal #92 June 2018
Let's face it: we were in shock after reading the infamous, collectively authored column—aka “Deneuve's text”—published in the French newspaper Le Monde ...
The Independent - 28 Feb 2016 Existentialism: Author Sarah Bakewell on the lives and legacy of Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir
Recently, on the BBC1 talent show The Voice, one of the judges, Paloma Faith, got herself in a bit of a tizz. Twice she failed to press her buzzer to signal an ...
The New Republic - 09 Jul 2014 Anne Hollander Reviews Simone de Beauvoir: A Biography by Deidre Bair
This article originally appeared in The New Republic on June 11, 1990. Anne Hollander, a historian of art and style, died today. She was 83. Simone de ...
New York Times - 05 Oct 2005 The Value and Complexities of an Existential Love Affair
Tête-à-Tête Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre By Hazel Rowley Illustrated. 416 pages. HarperCollins. $26.95. In addition to millions of words, ...
The Guardian - 02 Oct 2014 Violette review – fine biopic of Simone de Beauvoir's protege
Emmanuelle Devos brings enormous charisma to this story of writerly ambition and romantic disappointment, writes Peter Bradshaw.
Forbes - 21 Sep 2018 4 Breakout Fashion Designers To Watch At StyleWeek Northeast
StyleWeek Northeast brings its own runway to Providence and you'll want to keep these four designers on your radar.