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Animaladies II Program and Registration

Register to attend Animaladies II Animaladies Program: Thursday December 13th 9.45 Acknowledgment of Country & Welcome: Fiona Probyn-Rapsey 10.00 Keynote Lecture :  pattrice jones         Chair:  Melissa Boyde 11.00 Morning Tea 11.30 Chair: Alison Moore Chair: Eva Meijer  – Sanctuary politics … Continue reading

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CFP: How humans think (chirped the sparrow): Art-jamming the anthropological machine

Aesthetics, Politics and Histories: The Social Context of Art AAANZ Conference 2018 December 5-8, 2018, School of Art, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia Call for papers for the panel – How humans think (chirped the sparrow): Art-jamming the anthropological machine  Session … Continue reading

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Two amazing PhD Scholarships available – Animals and Urban Planning in India – Deakin University

India emerges as a critical site of biodiversity conservation and species-inclusive planning in the Urban Age. India’s scale and speed of urbanisation is almost unprecedented: in the next two decades, India, together with China, is expected to be home to … Continue reading

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CFP: Animal nationalisms: Multispecies cultural politics, race, and nation un/building

Registrations now open – the event is free – via eventbrite Inspired by a special issue submission for the Journal of Intercultural Studies.  Animals have long been entangled with global cultural politics of nation-building and nationalism. In North America, both … Continue reading

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CFP – New Directions in Animal Advocacy, Sydney, Australia

New Directions in Animal Advocacy 10-11 December 2018 – Call for Papers The Human Animal Research Network of the University of Sydney invites participation in the New Directions in Animal Advocacy conference in late 2018. Animal advocacy organisations have increasingly … Continue reading

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Animal Studies Journal 7.1 out now

The latest edition of Animal Studies Journal is out now! This issue comprises articles from a range of disciplinary perspectives, all addressing the need for change in human-animal relations, with many raising questions of intersectionality and activism. You will also find … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: James Joyce and Non-Human in James Joyce Quarterly

James Joyce Quarterly Special Issue Call for Papers: Joyce and the Non-Human (abstract deadline June 30th, 1st draft articles by January 15th 2019) The idea for this issue began with a panel for the Toronto Joyce Symposium on “Our Funnaminal World,” … Continue reading

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Defining Human-Animal Studies Video Series & New Course Listings at the Animals & Society Institute

The sixth video in Defining HAS Video series, is by Lisa Kemmerer, Professor of Philosophy and Religions at Montana State University, who has defined “animal”. Find it here! And don’t forget to check out the other videos in the series! Naming … Continue reading

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Workshop on “Animal Labour: Ethical, Legal and Political Perspectives on Recognizing Animals’ Work”

On May 18-19, 2018, the Animals in Philosophy, Politics, Law, and Ethics research group (APPLE) at Queen’s University will be hosting a workshop on the emerging topic of animal labour. For both humans and non-human animals, work is often an … Continue reading

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CFP: Decolonizing Animals: AASA 2019

July 1st — July 4th 2019 Initial Call for papers Colonial politics and histories have shaped, and continue to shape, the contemporary worlds of humans and other animals. Languages, societies, cultures, species, landforms, ecosystems, waterways and climates all bear the … Continue reading

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