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Reviews of Animal Films Now Available

Reviews of Animal Films Now Available

We are pleased to announce a new resource on the ASI website: film reviews by Dr. Pete Porter, Professor and Chair of Theatre and Film at Eastern Washington University. The first three reviews can be found here: Unlocking the Cage The Secret Life of Pets The Dog...
Fellow Travelers Conference Coming Up

Fellow Travelers Conference Coming Up

In 2016, to mark the 10th anniversary of the Human-Animal Studies Fellowship, our partners at Wesleyan University and ASI are co-hosting a conference, titled Fellow Travelers: An Animal Studies Conference, featuring papers given by our previous fellows. Following is...
Webinar Links on Animal Abuse Available

Webinar Links on Animal Abuse Available

Click here for Webinar #1: Animal Abuse and Children: An Important Risk Factor Click here for Webinar #2: Assessing Children’s Relationships with Animals Over the past few months ASI’s Human-Animal Programs Director Lisa Lunghofer presented a series of...


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How Do Students Respond to HAS Courses?

How Do Students Respond to HAS Courses?

ASI is embarking on a project to work with faculty around the world to survey their students on what they have gained, and how they have changed, from taking a human-animal studies course. We will be publishing the results as this project continues. Please keep your...
Seeking Faculty Teaching HAS!

Seeking Faculty Teaching HAS!

The Animals & Society Institute is seeking faculty who are teaching human-animal studies (ie anthrozoology or animal studies) courses, or who are working with students on HAS-related topics. I am reaching out to you for a few reasons: We would like your help in...

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ASI Events

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Upcoming HAS Events

  1. Animalia: Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Explorations

    September 5 @ 8:00 am - September 9 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Christians and Other Animals

    September 9 @ 8:00 am - September 11 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Food: Shared Life – Beyond the Dish

    September 12 - September 17
  4. 2016 Animal Cruelty Conference

    September 14 @ 8:00 am - September 16 @ 5:00 pm
  5. First International Conference on Human Behaviour Change for Animal Welfare

    September 19 - September 21