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Monday, 28 December

326. Gender and Disability in Medieval and Early Modern Literature

7:15–8:30 p.m., Regency Ballroom C1, Loews

A special session

Presiding: Julie E. Singer, Washington Univ.

1. “Refiguring Disability: Deviance, Blinding, and the Supernatural in Thomas Chestre’s Sir Launfal,” Tory Pearman, Loyola Univ., Chicago

2. “Maternity and Mental Illness in Late Medieval Religious Writing,” Moira K. Fitzgibbons, Marist Coll.

3. “Prostitution and Gendered Venereal Diseases in Early Modern Spanish Literature,” Encarnación Juárez-Almendros, Univ. of Notre Dame

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