Freedom, Desire, and the Other: The Centenary of Simone de Beauvoir; 22.9.2008, Uppsala

Freedom, Desire, and the Other
The Centenary of Simone de Beauvoir (1908-2008)


Open interdisciplinary workshop arranged by SALT (Forum for Advanced
Studies in Arts, Languages and Theology) at Uppsala University

September 22, 09.15-17.00
English Park Campus, room 16-0043

Program:

9.15 Opening: Ulrika Björk (Uppsala University)
9.45 Michel Kail (editor L'Homme et la Société, France): "Political
Philosophy according to Simone de Beauvoir: the Question of Alterity",
discussant: Ulrika Björk
Break
11.15 Sara Heinämaa (University of Helsinki): "Simone de Beauvoir's
Phenomenology of Sexual Difference", discussant: Lisa Käll (Uppsala
University)
Chair, am: Jonna Bornemark (Södertörn University College/Uppsala University)

LUNCH

14.00 Edda Manga (Uppsala University): "The Desire of the Other:
Internalised Oppression in Simone de Beauvoir and Frantz Fanon",
discussant: Stefan Helgesson (Uppsala University)
Break
15.30 Open text seminar on de Beauvoir's essay "Must We Burn Sade?"
(Faut-il brûler Sade?, 1951-1952), room 2-1077
Chair, pm: Petra Carlsson (Uppsala University)
17.30 Reception buffet at the Department of Philosophy, English Park
Campus, building 2

Last day for registration: September 10
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