Category Archives: CFP

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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British Animal Studies CFP: Movements

The CFP for the autumn 2019 BASN meeting has just gone live. ‘Movements’ will be held at the University of Leeds on 22 and 23 November, under the direction of Lourdes Orozco, Jonathan Saha and Tom Tyler. If you are … Continue reading

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Politics and Animals announces that the 2019 issue is open for submissions!

Politics and Animals is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that explores the human-animal relationship from the vantage point of political science and political theory. It hosts international, multidisciplinary research and debate — conceptual and empirical — on the consequences and possibilities … Continue reading

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CFP: Canadian Animal Law Conference – Learning from the past, looking to the future

October 4 – 6, 2019SCHULICH SCHOOL OF LAW, Dalhousie UniversityHalifax, Nova ScotiaOctober 4 – 6,  2019 –  Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia Featuring a keynote address by Professor Peter Singer, author of Animal Liberation  The field of … Continue reading

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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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