Monday, 29 December
598. Chaucer’s Beasts
1:45–3:00 p.m., Yosemite A, Hilton
Program arranged by the Division on Chaucer
Presiding: Maura Nolan, Univ. of California, Berkeley
1. “The Canine Heroes of Geoffrey Chaucer’s Book of the Duchess,” Olga Burakov, New York Univ.
2. “Bird-Witted: Chaucerian Politics of Lyric and Noise,” Ingrid Nelson, Harvard Univ.
3. “Beasts from the East: Confronting Misplaced Exoticism in the Squire’s Tale,” Ameer Sohrawardy, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick