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Seeking Submissions to Sloth!

As part of our efforts to reach out to students with an interest in human-animal studies, in 2015, ASI created Sloth, a journal for undergraduate students to publish their papers, book and film reviews, and other work. Sloth is an online bi-annual journal that...

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ASI works to promote human-animal studies by supporting the development of courses and degree programs in colleges and universities worldwide. By raising students’ awareness of human-animal relationships we aim to fundamentally change the way animals are viewed and...

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...