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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: Workshop on Organisms and Capitalism, Harvard University

Animal Spirits: An Interdisciplinary Workshop on the Creatures of Capitalism Workshop at the Weatherhead Center (Canada Program)27–28 April 2020, Harvard UniversityCambridge, MA ‘Even apart from the instability due to speculation, there is the instability due to the characteristic of human … 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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CFP: Emerging Scholars Workshop in Law, Animals and Society

Hosted by the Animals & Society Research Initiative at the University of Victoria and supported by the Brooks Animal Studies Academic Network and the Brooks Institute for Animal Rights Law & Policy May 26-27, 2020 The conference will take place … Continue reading

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NEW COURSE in HAS at University of Canterbury

NZCHAS and UC proudly announce a new Human-Animal Studies course taught by Associate Professor Nik Taylor, Semester 1 2020! Those who enjoyed “Bambi to Kong: Animals in Popular Culture” and “Reading Animals: Beast Fables to Graphic Novels” will love this … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: 2020 ASI-UIUC Summer Institute in Human-Animal Studies

Application deadline 28 February 2020 Are you a doctoral student or early career scholar? do you have a commitment to advance research in Human-Animal Studies? Follow the link to find out more about this opportunity:

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Harvard Law School – visiting fellowship applications

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Melbourne Knowing Animals Reading Group, 26 August 2019

The August session, ‘Writing with Animals’, was a fascinating mix of theory and application. We began with a work by Linda Vance, that appeared in Carol J Adams and Josephine Donovan’s collection of essays in the then emergent field of … Continue reading

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Report on the Melbourne Knowing Animals Reading Group in July 2019

Melbourne Knowing Animals Reading Group, 29 July 2019 The Melbourne Knowing Animals Reading Group had a break over June then returned, in July, to read two significant works that are recognised as forming a famous debate: ‘We are all meat?’. … Continue reading

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