Thursday, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 208, JW Marriott
Prefiguring “Disability” in Renaissance France
Program arranged by the forum LLC 16th-Century French. Presiding: Cathy Yandell, Carleton Coll.
1. “The Limits of Knowledge: Disability and Monstrosity in Early Modern France,” Kathleen P. Long, Cornell Univ.
2. “The Unkindest Cut: Montaigne and the Castration Conundrum,” Dora E. Polachek, Binghamton Univ., State Univ. of New York
3. “Deafness, Social Disconnect, and Nostalgic Abandon in Du Bellay’s Sonnets of Exile,” David de Posada, Georgia Coll. and State Univ.