Thursday, November 3, 2011

Melbourne Event: Revisiting Simone de Beauvoir and “The Second Sex”

Les traductrices, Constance Borde et
Sheila Malovany-Chevallier
The French Studies and Translation Studies Programs of Monash University, the Alliance Française de Melbourne, and AALITRA (The Australian Association for Literary Translation) present an evening around Simone de Beauvoir and the new translation of Le Deuxième Sexe (The Second Sex) (London, Vintage, 2010) with the translators, Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier. Participants in the discussion will also include members of the university and translation communities in Melbourne. Watch a fascinating talk with the translators below!

When? 6.30pm Thursday 17 November.
Where? Alliance Francaise, 51 Grey Street St Kilda.
How much? Free, bookings essential:

“Translating The Second Sex: A Discussion with the Translators of the New English Edition 
of Simone de Beauvoir’s Classic Feminist Work”. (The other eight parts of this video series are available at the Centre for Translation Studies’ youtube channel.)

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