Category Archives: In the News

Webinar: ‘Where Species don’t Meet’

Webinar with Paula Arcari (principal author, at Edgehill Uni, UK), Fiona Probyn-Rapsey (UOW) and Hayley Singer (UMelb). About this Event – Thursday 10 September 2020, 4pm-5pm AESTRegister via Eventbrite: “Where Species don’t Meet” download the article here (published in Environment … Continue reading

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CFP: Climate, Creatures and COVID-19

Environment and Animals in 21st Century Media Discourse Few issues dominate twenty-first century media and public consciousness quite like climate crisis and the environment. We are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of our co-existence with the more-than-human world in … Continue reading

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CFP: Special Issue on Animal Futurity – Abstracts Due September 7th, 2020

Call for Papers for Special IssueAnimal Futurity: A Speculative Exploration of the Future of Human-Animal Relations In her book, Animal Alterity: Science Fiction and the Question of the Animal, Sherryl Vint explains that we are as dependent in the 21st century on … Continue reading

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CFP Animal Satire

Animal Satire. Editors Susan McHugh (University of New England) and Robert McKay (University of Sheffield)   Intelligent interest in or ethical commitment to animals has always been a rich source and target of satire or parody. Recent kerfuffles about the publication … Continue reading

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A New Decade of Minding Animals – Teya Brooks Pribac in Conversation with Dr Rod Bennison

This year Minding Animals International Inc. (MAI) celebrates its 11th birthday. It’s been a busy decade for MAI and the numerous associated groups worldwide. AASA speaks with Dr Rod Bennison, the driving force behind MAI, in anticipation of the next … Continue reading

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RSPCA Australia: Sybil Emslie Animal Law Scholarship 2020

Applications close on Friday 7 August 2020 The Sybil Emslie Animal Law Scholarship celebrates Sybil Emslie’s life-long commitment to the care and protection of animals by encouraging legal scholarship and practice dedicated to advancing animal welfare. The $1,000 annual scholarship … Continue reading

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New Member Article: Where species don’t meet: Invisibilized animals, urban nature and city limits

by AASA Members – Paula Arcari, Fiona Probyn-Rapsey, Hayley Singer.  Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space, July 2020This is behind a paywall – so if you don’t have institutional access – try your local or state libraries.  Abstract A … Continue reading

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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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