June 3-5, 2019

 Marvin Center, George Washington University

800 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20052

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Sunday, June 2nd 5:30-7:30 p.m


201 18th St. NW, Washington, DC 20006





Monday June 3, 2019 Opening Night Roundtable and Reception, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Location: French Embassy/Ambassade de France

4101 Reservoir Rd NW, Washington, DC 20007

“Translation as engrenage”


Moderator: Gail Weiss, George Washington University


Donald A. Landes: discussing his translation of Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s Phenomenology of Perception

Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier: discussing their translation of Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex

T. Storm Heter and Matthew Eshleman: discussing Sarah Richmond’s forthcoming translation of Jean-Paul Sartre’s Being and Nothingness



Please note that only registered conference participants will be able to attend this event.



“Love the Struggle”

Narrated Musical Performance

Tuesday, June 4th, 6-7 p.m.

Dorothy Betts Theatre, GWU Marvin Center 1st floor

800 21st St. NW, Washington, DC 20052

A concert of musical excerpts from Love The Struggle, a new musical about the lives, loves and writings of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre, by Yair Evnine & Stacy Kray.  


Courtney Bassett (as Beauvoir) 
Daniel Emond (as Sartre) 
Aline Mayagoitia (as Juliette/Marjorie)
Stacy Kray (as narrator/Descartes)
Abel Garriga (piano)
Yair Evnine (cello)



PEEPING TOM BLUE w more background

For more information:   www.lovethestruggle.org 



Participating Organizations/Societies

California Roundtable on Philosophy and Race (CRPR)

Caribbean Philosophical Association (CPA)*

Collegium of Black Woman Philosophers (CBWP)*

Foucault Circle

Interdisciplinary Coalition of North American Phenomenologists (ICNAP)

International Kierkegaard Network

International Merleau-Ponty Circle (IMPC)*

Irigaray Circle

Kristeva Circle

Latina/x Feminisms Roundtable*

Nietzsche Society

North American Levinas Society

North American Sartre Society (NASS)*

philoSOPHIA: a Society for Continental Feminist Philosophy*

Philosophy Born of Struggle (PBOS)

Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy (SACP)

Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy (SAAP)

Society for Mexican-American Philosophy (SMAP)

The International Simone de Beauvoir Society*

*also participated in 2014 DLE conference


DLE II Conference Sponsors

Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy

Ambassade de France, Washington, D.C.

George Washington University:

Office of the Vice-Provost for Research, Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office, Africana Studies Program, Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute, Department of American Studies, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Department of English, Department of Philosophy, Department of Religion, Department of Romance, German and Slavic Languages and Literatures, Institute for Korean Studies, and the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program

American University:

College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Philosophy and Religion

George Mason University:

College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Philosophy