A Radical Story of Existential Romance & More | Valentine’s Day at SASS
Where: The Society for the Advancement of Social Studies
110 Bedford Ave., Back Room, Brooklyn
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SASS’s annual “sexy history” themed history event falls right on V-Day this year. No matter if you’re in the mood to impress a date or escape the date, they’ll keep it sweet with free candies and drink specials.
The Scandalous Henry Ward Beecher Adultery Trial
A Brooklyn Public Library archivist digs deep into one of the biggest sex scandals of the 19th century and the resulting trial that shocked the nation.
A Radical Story of Existential Romance
Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre were romantic revolutionaries – infamous for their existential philosophies of freedom and sado-masochistic sex as well as their radical relationship. Philosopher Skye Cleary exposes what makes their philosophies so sexy and what we can learn from them.
Valentine’s Day: The Mixtape
Leigh Burgess discusses the little-known roots behind Valentine’s Day’s greatest hits: romance, heart shapes, cards, and chocolates.Buy tickets/get more info now