Australasian Animal Studies Association

CFP: Animal Studies Journal Special Issue ‘Flourish’ deadline 5 December

Coinciding with and complementing the Australasian Animal Studies Association’s 2021 online conference ‘Flourishing Animals’ [see], Animal Studies Journal invites contributions to a special issue on this theme. AASA’s conference focus emphasises the importance of nonhuman animal resilience, flourishing and vitality despite the current interrelated threats posed by anthropogenic crises and ongoing colonial power structures. […]

Call for Papers for AASA2021: Flourishing Animals

This conference focuses on resilience and flourishing in animal lives. The Australasian Animal Studies Association (AASA) calls for paper and panel proposals for its online conference in late November and early December 2021. Proposals are encouraged in a range of themes including:  First Nations and decolonial perspectives on animal flourishing; animal flourishing amidst capitalist economies and geographies of […]

CFP: Animal Satire – deadline reminder

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 and then withdrawal of spoof essays about dogs on the Berlin wall, by a collective known […]

Call for Papers: Animalia, An Anthrozoology Journal

Calling all Animal Studies scholars and undergrads! Animalia: An Anthrozoology Journal ( is an online, digital journal for Anthrozoology/Animal Studies scholars and talented undergraduate students. This project was created and is maintained by a handful of students and alumni of the Anthrozoology Master of Science program at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY, under the guidance of […]

Call for Chapters/Short Stories: Radical Intimacies: A Multispecies Politics of Care and Kinship

Due: 1 December 2020 Editors: Yamini Narayanan (Deakin University) and Kathryn Gillespie (University of Kentucky) Intimate forms of connection and care are ubiquitous in multispecies relationships, and they become legitimate forms of knowledge in fleeting moments of encounter as well as in the course of lifetimes lived together care-fully. This edited collection centers these latter forms of intimacy […]

Call for Papers: European Society for Environmental History Conference

The submission deadline is 31st October 2020. European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) is hosting its biennial conference, themed “Same planet, different worlds: environmental histories imagining anew” at the University of Bristol, UK July 5-9, 2021. Proposals are invited that move from the premise of an entangled world: first and foremost enmeshed in a global pandemic, a […]

Call for Papers: Sinophone Literature and the Environmental Humanities

Tamkang Review, Special Issue, June 2021.Due 30 November, 2020. In their introduction to The Environmental Humanities (MIT Press, 2017), the authors Robert S. Emmett and David E. Nye sum up the state of affairs of the planet. They repeat what many other environmentalist thinkers and activists are reporting and supporting with scientific evidence: species extinction […]

Call for papers: Dreams and the Animal Kingdom in Culture and Aesthetic Media

23-25 September 2021 | Saarland University | Saarbrücken (Germany)  International and Interdisciplinary Conference held by the Research Centre ‘European Dream-Cultures’, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) Animal dreams — dreams of animals, by animals, and inspired by animals — have concerned poets, mythographers, fabulists, dramatists, painters, musicians, choreographers, filmmakers, and writers of short fictions. […]