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CALL FOR PAPERS: RETHINKING CANID-HUMAN RELATIONS

CONFERENCE AT BROCK UNIVERSITY, NOVEMBER 21-22, 2019 (Pond Inlet) Sponsored by Department of Sociology, Brock University; Niagara Action for Animals; Social Science & Humanities Research Council of Canada. Dancing Fox, Ohara Shoson, 1877-1945 Our relations with canids are particularly intense: … Continue reading

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Intertwinements: Writing about birds; writing about the planet by Dr Joshua Lobb

My novel is about many things. I’ve called it “a novel in twelve stories” for a reason. To give you the simplest framework: It’s made up of 12 related stories. Each story describes an encounter with a different species of … Continue reading

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Report on the Melbourne Knowing Animals Reading Group in May 2019

Melbourne Knowing Animals Reading Group, 27 May 2019 In May, the Melbourne Knowing Animals Reading Group read Marti Kheel’s analysis of the psychological, ethical and spiritual dimensions that are culturally associated with hunting, sparking a far-reaching conversation (1996). Our discussion … Continue reading

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All Things Fishy – In Conversation with Dr Jonathan Balcombe

Zhuangzi and Huizi were strolling along the bridge over the Hao River. Zhuangzi said, “The minnows swim about so freely, following the openings wherever they take them. Such is the happiness of fish.”  Huizi said, “You are not a fish, … Continue reading

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Call for Chapters: Animals and Race

Animals and Race — Edited collection, by Jonathan W. Thurston When Iago informs Brabantio that “a black ram is tupping your white ewe” (I.i.87-88) in Shakespeare’s Othello, he is doing more than identifying the two protagonists’ races. He is referring to … Continue reading

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CFP: BASN meeting Movements

The British Animal Studies Network’s upcoming meeting, ‘Movements,’ will be held at the University of Leeds on November 22-23, under the direction of Lourdes Orozco, Jonathan Saha and Tom Tyler. If you are interested in giving a paper addressing the topic ‘Movements’ … Continue reading

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CFP: Animal Ethics: Questioning the Orthodoxy

The interdisciplinary journal Animals invites submissions to a special issue on the following topic: Animal Ethics: Questioning the Orthodoxy. Guest editors: Herwig Grimm and Susana Monsó (Messerli Research Institute Vienna). Deadline for submissions: September 30.It has become commonplace to refer to the success … Continue reading

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CFP: Special Issue Proposal for Environment and Planning E

Guest editors: Yamini Narayanan (Deakin) and Krithika Srinivasan (Edinburgh)  In the last few years in India, cows have been mobilised prominently in efforts to ‘restore’ the geophysical Indian state as a Hindurashtra, or a racially ‘pure’ Hindu nation. The ‘protection’ of … Continue reading

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Award/workshop on ending factory farming – call for submissions of recent writing

NYU Animal Studies is thrilled to announce that we are now accepting submissions for a new award and workshop on ending factory farming. We invite graduate students and early career faculty (i.e., faculty within 5 years of graduation) in any field … Continue reading

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1 Year position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Animal Studies

https://eckerd.hirecentric.com/jobs/159906.html Eckerd College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in Animal Studies to start in Fall 2019. Candidates should have an M.S. or Ph.D. in animal studies or a related field of study with emphasis on animals, and a … Continue reading

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