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

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


  1. Hello:
    I am pleased to see this here; thanks for posting it. I have, additionally, done another conference paper about Canadian poetry concerning Simone Weil: "What is not self: Jan Zwicky, Simone Weil and the Resonance of Decreation." I presented the paper at a the joint session of the Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English and the Canadian Philosophical Association during Congress 2011 in Fredericton, NB.