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Tag: human-animal studies

Hawaii Courses

University of Hawaii Gone to the Dogs: Companion Animals in Social Sciences, Humanities and Medicine Lori Yancura Dogs are important in our society. Nearly 60% of U.S. households own a pet, most commonly a dog.1 The goal of this course is to explore the role of dogs...

Oklahoma Courses

University of Oklahoma English Disney Dogs and Popular Pets Brian Hudson This class will explore how animals, more particularly dogs, have been portrayed in popular culture through short stories and films. We will engage recent theories on the representation of...

Nebraska Courses

Creighton University Philosophy Environmental Ethics William O. Stephens This ethics course examines what duties and responsibilities human beings have to the natural environment and the organisms within it. If speciesism is morally unacceptable by unjustifiably...

Minnesota Courses

Macalester College Philosophy The Rights of NonHuman Animals Diane Michelfelder In this course, we will be exploring fundamental philosophical questions associated with extending human rights to nonhuman animals, as well as philosophical contributions to a number of...

Iowa Courses

Iowa State University English Literature and Society: Capturing Animals Teresa Mangum In this course, our overarching goal will be to develop an understanding of what animals “mean” in our culture and of the many ways we use animals-as companions, as metaphors and...

Michigan Courses

Calvin College Peaceable Kingdom: Transforming our relationship with Animals Matt Halteman Though stewardship of the animal kingdom is one of the primary responsibilities accorded to human beings in the Christian creation narrative, the question of how best to respect...