Friday, 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.