Category Archives: Books & Journals

CFP: Animal Sanctuaries – Animal Studies Journal

Call for Papers: Special Edition of the Animal Studies Journal ‘Animal Sanctuaries’ Guest Editor: Elan Abrell We seek articles that consider animal sanctuaries as unique sites of human-animal interaction that both influence and are influenced by the way animals are … Continue reading

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Book: ‘Meat Culture’ – edited by AASA Committee Member Annie Potts

Meat Culture is now available – featuring an amazing line up of authors and topics. The analysis of meat and its place in Western culture has been central to Human-Animal Studies as a field. It is even more urgent now … Continue reading

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Animal Liberation Currents ejournal available now

The digital magazine of animal liberation politics is here! After many months of preparation, Animal Liberation Currents is now live! Providing regular, in-depth coverage of animal liberation politics and struggle, campaign dialogues, engagement with fundamental theoretical debates, and offering detailed … Continue reading

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Combined Book Launch ‘Animals, Ethics and Politics’

     Launch address: Professor Fiona Probyn-Rapsey (UOW) Sunday 11 December 3.30pm, Green Lion Hotel (downstairs), 726 Darling Street, Rozelle, NSW Featuring Dr Siobhan O’Sullivan (UNSW Australia) The Political Turn in Animal Ethics (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016) Drs Matthew Chrulew … Continue reading

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Latest publications by our members

Teya Brooks Pribac, ‘Crazy Animaladies’, Mascara Literary Review no.19 Only Animals, September 2016: http://mascarareview.com/teya-brooks-pribac/ Laura Jean McKay, ‘Crossing the Threshold: Domestic Territory and Nonhuman Otherness in Colin McAdam’s A Beautiful Truth’, Otherness: Essays and Studies, 5 (2) September 2016. http://www.otherness.dk/fileadmin/www.othernessandthearts.org/Publications/Journal_Otherness/Otherness__Essays_and_Studies_5.2/7_Laura_Jean_McKay_-_Chrossing_The_Threshold.pdf … Continue reading

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CFP for a themed issue of Image & Text: “Visual Cultures of Race and Animality”

Call for Papers Image & Text no. 30 December 2017 Issue Editors: Dr Benita de Robillard and Dr Ruth Lipschitz Article submission: 30 April 2017 Publication: 30 December 2017 – January 2018 Length: 5000-7000 words All submissions and general enquiries … Continue reading

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Animals Studies Living Bibliography

As the field of animal studies continues to grow it is becoming more and more difficult to keep up with new publications. This is a particularly pressing problem given the interdisciplinary nature of the field. How can an individual with … Continue reading

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Animaladies: Call for Book Chapters

Co-editors: Professor Lori Gruen (Wesleyan University, USA) Professor Fiona Probyn-Rapsey (University of Wollongong, AUS) Animaladies will inquire into the associations between gender, species and madness. It will highlight how ‘animaladies’ are expressive of political and psychological discontent, how the pathologisation … Continue reading

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Animal Issues 1997-2000 now available online

The journal Animal Issues, published in 8 issues between 1997 – 2000, is now online.  The aim of the journal Animal Issues was to investigate philosophical and ethical issues related to human/animal interactions. It was published in 8 issues between … Continue reading

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CFP: Animal Narratology

by Joela Jacobs Animal Narratology A special issue of Humanities (ISSN 2076-0787). Dear Colleagues, Storytelling is often cited as one of the characteristics that distinguishes humans from animals; yet, a look at world literature reveals many animals as the narrators … Continue reading

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