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The Second Sex: the Political and Philosophical Legacy
Public Seminar presented by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier, translators of the new unabridged edition of Le deuxième sexe (The Second Sex).
Wednesday 16 November, 2 - 4 pm
Woolley Building Common Room
Science Road, the University of Sydney
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Introduced by Head of the School of Languages and Cultures, Professor Jeffrey Riegel. Opening words by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Professor Duncan Ivison.
"Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier’s new translation is a welcome development: for the first time, English-speaking readers can read this groundbreaking work in full."
Associate Professor Bronwyn Winter, from her article in Issue 18 of Language and Culture, the magazine of the School of Languages and Cultures.
"New challenges: Publishing and Globalisation” - Christine Jordis (Writer and Senior Editor, Editions Gallimard)
Wednesday 31 August
Quadrangle Refectory Room
6.00 - 7.00 pm
Born in Algiers, Christine Jordis is a writer and Senior Editor at Editions Gallimard, where she is responsible for the choice of fiction written in English to be translated into French. She is a member of the Reading Committee and adviser in literary matters to Antoine Gallimard, the Centre National des Lettres and of the Franco-British Council.
Refreshments will be served.