Author Archives: Lynn Mowson

Conferences in 2019

Here’s some of the wonderful conferences taking place in 2019 around the globe.  Please let me know if we’ve missed anything – info@animalstudies.org.au. Graduate Workshop: Knowing Through Animals: The Animal Turn in History of Science. February 2, Center for Science … Continue reading

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CFP: Beastly Modernisms, September 12-13, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

​If modernism heralded a moment of socio-political, cultural and aesthetic transformation, it also instigated a refashioning of how we think about, encounter, and live with animals. Beasts abound in modernism. Virginia Woolf’s spaniel, T.S. Eliot’s cats, James Joyce’s earwig, D.H. … Continue reading

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CFP: Animals in World Religions

The journal Religions will be publishing a special issue on the subject of animals in world religions, to be edited by Dr. Anna Peterson.  In recent decades, nonhuman animals have become an important focus of scholarly work in the humanities and … Continue reading

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CFP: “We are Best Friends”: Animals in Society

The Journal Social Sciences will be publishing a special issue, with the theme of: “We are Best Friends”: Animals in Society, edited by Leslie Irvine. Friendships between humans and non-human animals were once dismissed as sentimental anthropomorphism. After all, who … Continue reading

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Journal News: “Political Animals: Ethics, Policy, and Practice.”

The study of human-animal relationships is now an established multi-disciplinary field. In addition, growing political debates over humanity’s troubled relationship with animals spanning the wild-domestic spectrum makes nonhuman animals a matter of pressing environmental, social, and global concern. As our … Continue reading

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Funding: Culture & Animals Foundation 2019 Grants due now!

The Culture & Animals Foundation (CAF) is now accepting applications for our 2019 grants. We fund academic and artistic projects that raise public awareness about animals, awarding grants in three categories: Research (scholarly projects about animal advocacy and its cultural … Continue reading

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Positions: Visiting Fellow, Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School’s Animal Law & Policy Program is now accepting Visiting Fellowapplications for the 2019-20 Academic Year. The deadline to submit applications is February 15. The Animal Law & Policy Visiting Fellowships provide opportunities for outstanding scholars from a range … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Animal Studies: Queen’s University, Canada

The Department of Philosophy at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Animal Studies. This is a one-year non-renewable 12-month fellowship, supporting a researcher with demonstrated expertise in animal ethics, law and public policy. While we interpret animal … Continue reading

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Positions: Harvard Law School – Visiting Clinical Professor or Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor

depending on level of experience, in the new Animal Law & Policy Clinic. This a term appointment for either one or two years, depending on the candidate’s preference. A successful visit will lead to consideration for a clinical faculty position. … Continue reading

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The Animal Law & Policy Clinic at Harvard Law School is inviting applications for a full-time Clinical Instructor.

The new Animal Law & Policy Clinic is part of the existing Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program, whose policy work has been cited in U.S. Congressional hearings and covered in major media outlets. The Clinic will benefit from and … Continue reading

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