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14. Early Modern Disabled Bodies and Cultural Discourses

Thursday, 5 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 618, WSCC

Program arranged by the Division on Shakespeare and the Division on Disability Studies

Presiding: Encarnación Juárez-Almendros, Univ. of Notre Dame

1. "The Ugly Truth: Thersites and the Satire of the Poetomachia," Jeffrey Wilson, Univ. of California, Irvine

2. "Disabling Paradise Lost: Enforced Normalcy and Miltonic Accommodation," Allison Hobgood, Willamette Univ.

3. "Bodies out of Balance: The 'Undulating Object,’ Corporal Fragility, and Disability in Montaigne’s Essais and Cervantes’s Prologues," Alani Hicks-Bartlett, Univ. of California, Berkeley

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  • Comparative Literature – Medieval and Renaissance

  • British Literature – Shakespeare

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