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Saturday, 08 January

471. Pre- and Early Modern Literature in a Mediterranean Context

10:15–11:30 a.m., 402B, LA Convention Center

A special session

Presiding: Brian Catlos, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz

1. “Boccaccio’s Mediterranean: Charting Trade Routes and the Reversal of Fortune in the Decameron,” Rachel Gibson, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

2. “Dying in the Mediterranean: The Vernacular Dance of Death in Arabic, Hebrew, and Romance,” Michelle M. Hamilton, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

3. “Cervantes’s Mediterranean Estrangements; or, The Travels of Ricota and Isabela,” Benjamin M. Liu, Univ. of California, Riverside

Respondent: Sharon A. Kinoshita, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz

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