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711. Animal Studies, Ecocriticism, and Modern Italy

Thursday, 8 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Greenwood, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century Italian Literature

Presiding: John P. Welle, Univ. of Notre Dame

1. "Kafka and Conversing Creatures in Italy: Interrogating the Human-Animal Boundary," Saskia Ziolkowski, Univ. of California, Berkeley

2. "Animality and Hybridization in Paolo Volponi's Corporale and Il pianeta irritabile," Daniele Fioretti, Miami Univ., Oxford

3. "The Suffering Animal: Humans, Animals, and Ethics in Primo Levi," Damiano Benvegnù, Univ. of Notre Dame

4. "En_caging_ with Words: Language and the Animal Question in Current Italian Philosophy," Matteo Gilebbi, Duke Univ.


Subject:

  • Italian Literature

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