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Call for proposals EACAS Conference: Animal Futures: Animal Rights in activism and academia

European Association for Critical Animal StudiesCall for presentation proposals: Please send your abstract (max 300 words) to conference@loomus.ee by September, 30, 2020. Presentations can be made by Skype.Venue: Pärimusmuusika Ait, Viljandi, EstoniaDate: May 8th 2021 – May 9th 2021 Critical animal … Continue reading

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Call for Blog Contributions: AASA/Minding Animals

In support of the next Minding Animals Conference, entitled Animals and Climate Emergency Conference (MAC5, Sydney, July 2021), and to encourage discussion on critical aspects affecting our planetary communities, AASA is calling for blog contributions centred around the MAC5’s themes … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: Critical Animal Studies Perspectives on COVID-19

Animal Studies Journal Special Issue: Edited by Chloe Taylor, Kelly Struthers Montford and Eva Kasprzycka From its genesis to its impacts, animal advocates and critical animal studies scholars have observed that the COVID-19 pandemic, and other zoonotic disease epidemics that … Continue reading

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Scholarship Opportunity: HDR – Posthumanities, Animalities, Environments: Transformative Concepts and Methods for the Anthropocene.

Applications are now open for HDR scholarships at Curtin University that align with strategic projects. https://study.curtin.edu.au/higher-degree-by-research/rtp-scholarship/ Expressions of interest are sought from domestic Australian candidates working in areas aligned with the research program Posthumanities, Animalities, Environments: Transformative Concepts and Methods for … Continue reading

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New Issue: Animal Studies Journal available online

The latest issue of the Animal Studies Journal is now available online go to: https://ro.uow.edu.au/asj/ or click on the links below to take you directly to the articles. Current Issue: Volume 9, Number 1 (2020) Animal Studies Journal 2020 9(1): … Continue reading

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CFP: Animality and Textuality (Word and Text)

CALL FOR PAPERSWord and Text: A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguisticsspecial issue Animality and TextualityGuest editor: Rodolfo Piskorski In “But as for me, who am I (following)?”, the second section of The Animal That Therefore I Am, Jacques Derrida contextualises … Continue reading

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CFP: Environmental History Workshop 2020

Building on the successes of two previous meetings (2018, Institute of Historical Research; 2019, Northumbria University) the Environmental History Workshop is very excited to share this CFP for our third meeting, which is to be hosted by the University of … Continue reading

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Call for Chapters: Animal History and the Common Good

Chapter proposals invited for an edited collection, Animal History and the Common Good. Over the last month or so, we’ve seen plenty of discussion in public and academic contexts of the sad irony that the fiftieth anniversary of the first Earth … Continue reading

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ARiS Reading Group, February 2020

by Greg Murrie Animal Rights in Sydney (ARiS) began in August 2016 with an inaugural meeting at the Town Hall Hotel, Newtown. The original convenors, John Hadley, Siobhan O’Sullivan and Dinesh Wadiwel, still convene the group. This animal rights reading … Continue reading

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New publications:

Alex Blanchette, Porkopolis: American Animality, Standardized Life, and the Factory Farm (Duke UP, 2020): https://www.dukeupress.edu/porkopolis Eva Giraud, What Comes After Entanglement: Activism, Anthropocentrism, and an Ethics of Exclusion (Duke UP, 2019): https://www.dukeupress.edu/what-comes-after-entanglement Andrew A. Robichaud, Animal City: The Domestication of America (Harvard UP, 2019): https://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674919365 Gregory S. McElwain. Mary … Continue reading

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