Category Archives: In the News

Summer Retreat Program at Shin Pond, Maine

Summer Retreat Program at Shin Pond, Maine for Animal/Humane/Environmental Studies The 300-acre Camp Muse at Shin Pond, Maine, is the site of a Summer Retreat Program for writers, scholars, artists, educators, and other cultural producers and knowledge workers focusing on … Continue reading

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AASA Travel Scholarships

A reminder that the AASA is offering 4 travel scholarships this year for the Animal Intersections conference in Adelaide, July 2017.  1 x International PG, 1 x Domestic PG and 2 for under-employed/casual academics or independent researchers.  Applications are due … Continue reading

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PhD and Post Doc Positions @ Ghent University

There are 3 positions (2 PhD fellowships and 1 Post-doc) for the project ‘Narrating the Mesh’.  The application date is 2 May for the PhD positions and 5 June for the Post-doc position. “Narrating the Mesh” (NARMESH in short) is … Continue reading

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Exhibition: SPOM Sexual Politics of Meat Exhibition

The Animal Museum, LA February 25 – April 30, 2017 Curated by artists Kathryn Eddy, Janell O’Rourke, L.A. Watson The Sexual Politics of Meat (SPOM) exhibition is a traveling show curated by artists: Kathryn Eddy, Janell O’Rourke & L.A. Watson, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – Gender, work, organisation and non-human animals

Organizational studies have traditionally focused solely on humans within organizations, neglecting and marginalizing other species as objects, food, symbols and resources. While such humanist hegemony is understandable from a pragmatic perspective, the absence of other species from organizational studies is … Continue reading

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Call for papers – Sanctuary Conference

Sanctuary: Reflecting on Refuge a conference about care and purpose at farmed animal sanctuaries September 29-30, 2017 Location: Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut Hosted by VINE Sanctuary and Wesleyan Animal Studies For more details go to the website here The conference … Continue reading

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Funding for Animal Advocacy Research

Animal Advocacy Research Fund The purpose of this fund is to support research that contributes to an understanding of effective animal advocacy. We will prioritize research that contributes to an understanding of advocacy for farmed animals because of its importance, … Continue reading

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CFP: Tracking the Human-Wildlife-Conservation Nexus Across the HAS Landscape

CFP:  Tracking the Human-Wildlife-Conservation Nexus Across the HAS Landscape (Special issue of Society and Animals planned for 2017) Since the inaugural issue of Society and Animals in 1993, disparate academic examinations about animals in the social sciences and the humanities … Continue reading

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APPLE Postdoctoral Fellowship in Animal Studies

The Department of Philosophy at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada hosts a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Animal Studies, associated with the APPLE program. This is a one-year non-renewable 12-month fellowship, supporting a researcher with demonstrated expertise in animal ethics, law and … Continue reading

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CFP: Harvard Workshop on Animal Agriculture from the Middle East to Asia

Workshop on Animal Agriculture from the Middle East to Asia Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA May 11-12, 2017 The Harvard South Asia Institute, the Harvard Law School Animal Law & Policy Program, and the Harvard Law School Islamic Legal Studies … Continue reading

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