Category Archives: Books & Journals

CFP: Sloth: A Journal of Emerging Voices in Human-Animal Studies

The Animals & Society Institute’s Sloth: A Journal of Emerging Voices in Human-Animal Studies is seeking submissions for its Summer 2020 issue from undergraduate students and recently-graduated students from all disciplines. The deadline is April 1, 2020. Sloth is an online bi-annual journal the showcases the important … Continue reading

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CFP: Dogs and Conservation

The Journal of Vertebrate Biology is pleased to announce an upcoming Special Issue, “Dogs and conservation: current and emerging considerations,” with Guest Editors Dr. K. Whitehouse-Tedd (Nottingham Trent University, UK), Dr. N. Richards and Dr. M. Parker (both from Working Dogs for Conservation, USA). The … Continue reading

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New Journal Articles and Chapters

Thanks to the Animals & Society Institute for this List Following are some of the research articles and book chapters published this month in the field of Human-Animal Studies.Special Issues:Mamzer, H., Ed. (2019). An animal as a subject. An animal as … Continue reading

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Antennae special print editions

Antennae has released two special print editions, Issues #47 and #48, dedicated to the rise of interest in art and science collaborations. Available for a limited press run of 300 copies each. Issue #47, “Experiment,” and Issue #48, “Interface,” total almost … Continue reading

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‘Animal Nationalisms: Multispecies Cultural Politics, Race, and the (Un)Making of the Settler Nation-State’

Journal of Intercultural Studies, Volume 41, 2020, Issue 1 Edited by Kathryn Gillespie & Yamini Narayanan Available online at: https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cjis20/current How have (other) animals been used – in fact, made central – to the exclusions, marginalisations and enclosures that constitute … Continue reading

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CFP: Human-Animal Encounters in the Middle East

Special Issue of Diyâr on “Human-Animal Encounters in the Middle East” Over recent decades, the multidisciplinary field of human-animal studies has encouraged researchers to move beyond geographical, methodological, and disciplinary boundaries and to understand, explain and analyse human and non-human … Continue reading

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CFP: THE ECO-SIDE OF AUSTRALASIAN LITERATURE

TAMKANG REVIEW Special Issue (December 2020): THE ECO-SIDE OF AUSTRALASIAN LITERATURE CALL FOR PAPERS Since the publication of CA Cranston and Robert Zeller’s edited The Littoral Zone: Australian Contexts and Their Writers (2007) and Graham Huggan and Helen Tiffin’s Postcolonial … Continue reading

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Book Review

Yunker, John (ed). 2018. Writing for Animals: New Perspectives for Writers and Instructors to Educate and Inspire.  Ashland, Oregon: Ashland Creek Press. Review by Emma Hardy April 2019 Two years ago, I went out to the Great Barrier Reef with … 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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