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New Research: Animal Poetry and Empathy

Brüggemann, T. (2017). Animal Poetry and Empathy. Humanities, 6(2), 18. This article discusses how our ideas of empathy are influenced by the dichotomy of mind versus body, also known as Cartesian dualism. Within the aesthetic field, this dichotomy is seen when...

New Research: Was Jack the Ripper a Slaughterhouse Worker?

Knight, A., & Watson, K. D. (2017). Was Jack the Ripper a Slaughterman? Human-Animal Violence and the World’s Most Infamous Serial Killer. Animals, 7(4), 30. Hundreds of theories exist concerning the identity of “Jack the Ripper”. His propensity for anatomical...

Society & Animals Celebrates 25 Years

ASI is pleased to announce that Society & Animals: The Journal of Human-Animal Studies is celebrating its 25th year in 2017. To commemorate this occasion, Kenneth Shapiro, Editor-in-Chief, Robert Mitchell, Managing Editor for Quantitative Social Sciences, Susan...

Creating Safer and More Compassionate Communities

On April 19, 2017 Animals & Society Institute's Lisa Lunghofer will be at the Humane Society of Huron Valley giving a day-long training on animal abuse, teaching professionals what they need to know to recognize the problem and intervene effectively. The morning...