Author Archives: Lynn Mowson

Exhibition: Remembering Animals: Rituals, Artifacts and Narratives

Curated by Julia Schlosser This exhibit will look at the ways in which contemporary artists contemplate and investigate aspects of animal death, from the very personal loss of a companion animal to the “invisible” animal deaths we are constantly surrounded … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – Animals and the Left

One-Day Workshop, NYU Animal Studies 29 June 2018, New York City Organisers: Sunaura Taylor (NYU), Troy Vettese (NYU), and Alyssa Battistoni (Yale) In 1917 Rosa Luxemburg wrote to a friend from her prison cell in Breslau: The hide of a … Continue reading

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Some new publications in Animal Studies

Giovanni Aloi, Speculative Taxidermy: Natural History, Animal Surfaces, and Art in the Anthropocene (Columbia University Press, 2018): https://cup.columbia.edu/book/speculative-taxidermy/9780231180719 David Herman, ed., Animal Comics: Multispecies Storyworlds in Graphic Narratives (Bloomsbury, 2018): https://bloomsbury.com/us/animal-comics-9781350015319/ David Herman, Narratology beyond the Human: Storytelling and Animal Life (Oxford … Continue reading

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British Animal Studies Network – Sex – program available

This meeting will address issues including animal sexuality, the law, the conservation and reproduction of species, the place of animals in the sexual sciences, spontaneous generation, artificial insemination, and zoophilia from a range of disciplinary perspectives. To register to attend … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS – Animal History Group Summer Conference

‘Animal Histories’ King’s College London, 28-29 June 2018 Keynote speaker: Dolly Jørgensen We are delighted to announce that, following the success of our inaugural summer workshop in 2017, the Animal History Group will be holding a two-day conference in London … Continue reading

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Harvard Summer Course – The Animal-Human Divide

Harvard University will again, through its Summer School (www.summer.harvard.edu), offer an online Animal Studies course. The 2018 course is entitled “The Animal-Human Divide.” Registration opens March 1 and closes May 21. A copy of the syllabus for the course can be downloaded at … Continue reading

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New Issue of Animal Studies Journal – Sanctuary edition

The latest issue of the Animal Studies Journal is now available online: Current Issue:  Volume 6, Number 2 (2017) “This special sanctuary edition of the Animal Studies Journal is dedicated to Minuet, who died not long ago after living an … Continue reading

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Book release: A Transnational History of the Australian Animal Movement, 1970-2015

A Transnational History of the Australian Animal Movement, 1970-2015, by Gonzalo Villanueva has just been released. This book offers the first transnational historical study of the creation, contention and consequences of the Australian animal movement.  http://www.palgrave.com/br/book/9783319625867

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Legislative Policy Fellowship (Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program)

Harvard Law School’s Animal Law & Policy Program is inviting applications for a four-month Fellowship to examine policy implications of proposed and potential legislation seeking to prevent U.S. states from regulating the in-state sale of “agricultural products” produced outside state … Continue reading

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Call for papers for a Special Issue on Animal Nationalisms

Animal nationalisms: Multispecies cultural politics, race, and nation un/building narratives Special Issue Proposal for the Journal of Intercultural Studies Yamini Narayanan (Deakin University) and Kathryn Gillespie (Wesleyan University) Animals have long been entangled with global cultural politics of nation-building and … Continue reading

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