The preface I wrote specially for my own Norwegian translation of Simone de Beauvoir: The Making of an Intellectual Woman (Simone de Beauvoir: en intellektuell kvinne blir til) made it on to the list of the 45 best non-fiction texts in Norway, selected by the national organization for teachers of Norwegian (LNU). The jury’s list was published in March 2009. See the list in Sakprosakanon for skolen.
A. S. Byatt will visit North Carolina on October 15 and 16. On October 16 at 8 p.m. she will speak in conversation with Toril Moi at the National Humanities Center. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited, so you must reserve a space in advance. For information on how to do this, please click here.
The great American philosopher Stanley Cavell will be speaking at Duke on Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 October. For more information, click here.