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Café Minerva: Dr. Sandrine Sano

October 14, 2016
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Please join Café Minerva for an October event marking women's history month and the 30th anniversary of the death of feminist philosopher Simone de Beauvoir. Hope to see you there!


Dr. Sandrine Sanos will speak on: "The Philosopher's Body: Simone de Beauvoir and the Sex of Violence"

Friday, October 14th, 19:00
SFU-Vancouver, Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street,Vancouver
Rooms-1400 (Segal rooms)


Dr. Sandrine Sanos is an Associate Professor of History at Texas A & M University, Corpus Christi. She is a historian whose scholarship explores the intersections of gender and sexuality and the question of violence, genocide, and displacement in twentieth-century France and its empire. Her most recent book is "Simone de Beauvoir: Creating a Feminist Existence in the World" (Oxford University Press, 2016).

Marking the 30th anniversary of feminist philosopher Simone de Beauvoir’s death in 1986, Dr. Sanos’s visit will take place in October 2016 to coincide with the celebration of Women’s History Month in Canada. Dr. Sanos’s visit is sponsored by SFU FASS, as well as the Departments of History, GSWS, French, and the World Literature Program. Her public lecture will be co-sponsored by the Department of History at UBC.

Books will be available for purchase at the talk.