Category Archives: In the News

CFP – Edited Collection – Equine Breeds (Abstracts: October 15, 2017)

In 1565 Thomas Blundeville mused that since ‘it is naturally given to every beast for the moste parte to engender hys lyke, as well as conditions as in shape of body, it is very requisite therefore for him that would … Continue reading

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CFP: Art and Criticism in the Anthropocene

CAA 106th Annual Conference Los Angeles, February 21-24 2018. Art and Criticism in the Anthropocene Chair(s): Giovanni Aloi, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, galoi@saic.edu Caroline Picard, The Green Lantern Press, caroline@sector2337.com Art criticism is currently at the forefront of a … Continue reading

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Workshop: Survey of Animal Studies Scholars

Monday 20st August 11-1pm School of Humanities, University of Tasmania Undertaken by Prof. Fiona Probyn-Rapsey (University of Wollongong), Dr Siobhan O’Sullivan (University of New South Wales) and Dr Yvette Watt (University of Tasmania) The workshop will start with each academic … Continue reading

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Call for Papers for Workshop: Animals and Emotions in History

Call for Papers for Workshop Animals and Emotions in History Friday November 17th 2017 AHRC Pets and Family Life Project Royal Holloway, University of London (central London base) Deadline: 30 September 2017. This workshop will explore the intersection of two … Continue reading

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Animal Intersections – AASA2017

The draft program for Animal Intersections is available at http://aasa2017.com.au/ You can still register for the full conference or single day attendance – see the registration link on the page.

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Illegal Wildlife Trafficking: Attacking on All Fronts

Venue: Adina Hotel Central (near Central Station), Sydney Date: Tuesday 13th June 2017 Illegal wildlife trafficking is seriously threatening fauna species around the world, whether poaching elephants, rhinos and tigers for their tusks, horns and other body parts, or lesser-known … Continue reading

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Member Publications

New Publications by our members: Esther Alloun, 2017. ‘Fur PETA’s Sake! The politics of animals in the Zionist State’, Animal Liberation Currents (23 May 2017). Available at https://www.animalliberationcurrents.com/fur-petassake/ Rick De Vos, 2017. ‘Extinction in a Distant Land: The Question of … Continue reading

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Book Launch – Sydney ‘Extinctions Studies’

Thom van Dooren has co-edited, with Deborah Bird Rose and Matthew Chrulew, a new book entitled Extinction Studies: Stories of Time, Death, and Generations (Columbia University Press). 2017 The book will be launched by Ross Gibson, Centenary Professor in Creative … Continue reading

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Pre-conference Event – #AASA2017

Guided Tour of Animal Themed Art at the Art Gallery of South Australia, North Terrace, Adjacent to The University of Adelaide. Sunday 2nd July, 2017, 1.45pm – 2.45pm Before the conference opening and the Val Plumwood Memorial Lecture, take a … Continue reading

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Peter Singer – The Cow Who…

MELBOURNE – Last month, a steer escaped from a slaughterhouse in the New York City borough of Queens. Video of the animal trotting down a busy street was soon featured on many media outlets. For those who care about animals, … Continue reading

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