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Thursday, February 13

What is a Woman?
Beauvoir’s Understanding of Sex as Situation
2:30 pm to 3:45 pm
Dr. Manon Garcia, Harvard University
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
Sponsored by:
European Studies Center along with Department of French & Italian

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the publication of Simone de Beauvoir's ground-breaking The Second Sex, Dr. Manon Garcia (Harvard) will offer a lecture for undergraduates titled 'What is a Woman?: Beauvoir’s Understanding of Sex as Situation.' All students are welcome! Talk in English!

Dr. Garcia (Harvard) recently published the well-received book On ne naît pas soumise, on le devient (“One is not born, but rather becomes, submissive”) (Flammarion, October 2018), which is part of a recent reconsideration of the legacy of Simone de Beauvoir.

Cosponsored by Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies, the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, the European Studies Center, the Honors College, and the Humanities Center.