Session Title

Pets in the Middle Ages: Love between People and Animals

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Special Session

Organizer Name

Albrecht Classen

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of Arizona

Presider Name

Emily L. Sharrett

Presider Affiliation

Loyola Univ. Chicago

Paper Title 1

Pets, Avatars, Familiars: Shared Domestic Worlds in Anglo-Saxon Saints' Lives

Presenter 1 Name

Robert Stanton

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Boston College

Paper Title 2

The Nine (and More) Lives of a Courtly Cat: William IX's "Farai un vers, pos mi sonelh"

Presenter 2 Name

Fidel Fajardo-Acosta

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Creighton Univ.

Paper Title 3

"Wan er unt ich / und ein kleinez vogellîn!": Minne-Partners and Pets in Medieval German Literature

Presenter 3 Name

Christopher R. Clason

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Oakland Univ.

Start Date

11-5-2019 10:00 AM

Session Location

Bernhard 106

Description

In line with recent 'Animal Studies,' this session examines heretofore less studied examples of close, if not intimate relationships between people and their pets in the Middle Ages, from Anglo-Saxon time to the world of the troubadours, to Middle High German courtly love poetry. Albrecht Classen

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May 11th, 10:00 AM

Pets in the Middle Ages: Love between People and Animals

Bernhard 106

In line with recent 'Animal Studies,' this session examines heretofore less studied examples of close, if not intimate relationships between people and their pets in the Middle Ages, from Anglo-Saxon time to the world of the troubadours, to Middle High German courtly love poetry. Albrecht Classen