On February 10-11, 2011 Toril Moi will be the keynote speaker at the Simone de Beauvoir conference organized by the University of Florida’s Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research. The tentative title of her paper is “‘The Taste of Another Life”: Beauvoir Between Philosophy and Literature.”
On November 4th at 2:00 p.m. Toril Moi will lead a seminar on the new translation of The Second Sex at NYU. The seminar will take place in the Maison Française (16, Washington Mews, NY, NY 1003 Tel. (212) 998-8750).
On November 5 at 4:00 p.m. Toril Moi will give a lecture entitled “Literature, Philosophy, and the Question of the Other: Reading Beauvoir with Cavell”. It will take place in the “Great Room” on the ground floor in 19, University Place (across the street from the Maison Française).
Toril Moi will participate in the conference “Stanley Cavell and Literary Studies” at Harvard, organized by Bernie Rhie (Williams) and Richard Eldridge (Swarthmore). The conference is co-sponsored by PAL. She will present a paper entitled “Literature, Philosophy, and the Question of the Other: Reading Beauvoir with Cavell.” The conference begins with a celebration of the publication of Cavell’s autobiography Little Did I Know in Boylston Hall, at 6:30 p.m. on October 14, and continues with presentation and discussion of papers on October 15 and 16. For more information, click here.