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Friday, 07 January

356. The Posthuman Condition

3:30–4:45 p.m., 306B, LA Convention Center

Program arranged by the Division on Sixteenth-Century French Literature

Presiding: Virginia Adelene Krause, Brown Univ.

1. “Montaigne’s Comparisons of Humans and Animals as a Model for Interspecies Relationships,” Brian Johnson, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

2. “Where the Wild Things Are: Animals and Female Sexuality in Brantôme’s Vies des dames galantes,” Dora E. Polachek, Binghamton Univ., State Univ. of New York

3. “Lions and Vultures and Boars, Oh My! Transformation of Human and Animal Representations in the Renaissance Version of Florimont,” Theodore Nicholas Kendris, Bloomsburg, PA

4. “The Fish and the Whale: Symbiosis as a Social Model,” Louisa MacKenzie, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

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