Australasian Animal Studies Association

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 and Planning E, July 2020) Abstract:A growing body of literature is concerned with ‘healing’ our […]

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 our lives and broader ecologies (Haraway, 2008, 2016), and as a result are seeking new […]

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 animal labor as we were in the 17th. Yet, she writes, “the use of animals […]

Agricultural History, volume 94, number 3 (Summer 2020) – Table of Contents

The Agricultural History Society is pleased to share below the table of contents for the summer issue of Agricultural History (vol. 94, no. 3). For the full issue, including open-access content, see our JSTOR page. Theory and Method: An Analysis of European and American Animal Breeding Practices, from the Eighteenth to the Twenty-First Century, by Margaret E. Derry Sowing Diversity: […]

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