Radio Luxembourg was a privately-owned radio station; its shows were first produced in Paris and then cabled to and broadcast from Luxembourg. But the program reached deep into France. By 1970, nearly 2.5 million listeners tuned in to listen to Grégoire, and her program displaced the advice-from-experts programs and old-school family radio dramas that Radio Luxembourg had carried since the end of World War Two.
The History Faculty New Book Series presents: Sex, Love, and Letters: Writing Simone de Beauvoir(Cornell University Press, 2020) A book talk and discussion withJudith G. CoffinAssociate Professor of HistoryThe University of Texas at Austinhttps://liberalarts.utexas.edu/history/faculty/jcoffin With discussants: Indrani ChatterjeeProfessor of History, The University of Texas at Austinhttps://liberalarts.utexas.edu/history/faculty/ic2396andYoav Di-CapuaProfessor of History, The University of Texas at Austinhttps://liberalarts.utexas.edu/history/faculty/yd386 […]
Simone de Beauvoir would not be surprised by #metoo. After all, she wrote the book that laid out just how profoundly women’s position as the subordinate Other warped sexuality, intimacy, and even love . The Second Sex, Beauvoir path-blazing 1949 work of feminist theory, did not mince words on what Kate Manne in Down Girl […]