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Monday, 27 December

21. Animals and Ethics in the Middle Ages

5:15–6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Hall A1, Loews

Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Medieval Literature

Presiding: Jeanette Mary Scott Beer, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette

1. “Bestializing Desire, Engendering the Other: Animal Fables in the Libro de buen amor,” Robin M. Bower, Penn State Univ., Monaca

2. “Avian Suffering: Issues of Cross-Species Empathy in Chaucer’s Squire’s Tale,” Samantha H. Reid, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

3. “The Trial of Renard,” Emanuel John Mickel, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

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