The 2015 ASI-WAS fellowship begins next month!
The fellows will arrive at Wesleyan University on June 1, and from June 1-2, we will be hosting the opening workshop at Albritton 311, where the fellows present their projects for commentary and suggestions, and when we will have two guest speakers: Ralph Acampora, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Hofstra University, and Kristen Stilt, Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Following is the schedule:
Monday, June 1
3:50-4:00. Brief opening statements: Kari Weil
4:00-5:00. Opening Speaker: Kristen Stilt
Tuesday, June 2
8:45-9:00. Brief opening statements: Lori Gruen, Margo DeMello
9-10:00. Morning Speaker: Ralph Acampora
10-11:00. Justyna Włodarczyk, PhD, “Cultural History of Dog Training from the 1870s to the Present through the Frames of Ethics and Biopolitics”
11:00-12:00. Erica Tom, “Power, Race, and Gender in ‘Natural Horsemanship’: Prey-Identified Masculinity and Other Productions of Empathy”
1:00-2:00. Chloe Diamond-Lenow, “Boundary Affects: Race, Gender, Sex and Species in the ‘War on Terror’”
2:00-3:00. Marianna Szczygielska, “Queer(ing) Naturecultures. The study of Zoo Animals”
3:15-4:15. Corey Waters, “To V or Not to V: Narratives, Networks, and Contingencies of Veganism”
4:15-5:15. Laura Perry, “Scapegoats: The Agricultural Logic that Shaped the Suburban Imaginary”
5:15 to 6:15. Jan Dutkiewicz, “Capitalist Pigs: Animal Commodities and the Politics of Value”
Please email me at email@example.com if you are interested in attending!