Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Friday, December 4, 2009

Conference papers on Simone Weil

The Mennonite/s Writing: Manitoba and Beyond held October 1-4, 2009 included a paper: “Hunger, History, and the ‘Shape of Awkward Questions’: Sarah Klassen’s Simone Weil” by
Tanis MacDonald, Wilfrid Laurier University http://grebel.uwaterloo.ca/events/mennoniteswriting.shtml#TanisMacDonald


Tanis MacDonald is also presenting a paper on Simone Weil at the Tools of the Sacred Techniques of the Secular Conference, Universit√© Libre de Bruxelles May 4-7, 2010. Paper: ‘Undo This Creature’: Simone Weil as Diva in Anne Carson’s Decreation

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Oratorio exploring life of Simone Weil

Probably not new to some, but you can listen to Saariaho's work called La Passion de Simone performed at Lincoln Center in August 2008

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=93419783


Due to unforseen circumstances I have not been able to up date this blog over the last year. Commencing in 2010 I will be frequently providing updates!