Sloth Volume 3, No 2, Summer 2017

Sloth version 4Editors’ Introduction.” Kelly Enright, Richie Nimmo, and Joel MacClellan

Politics of Animal Ethics: Becoming, Mediation and Animal Rights.” Fabiolla Lorusso

Consuming Others for Others: Carnism and Anthropocentric Conceptions of Dog Feeding Practices.”  Jana Canavan

The Troublesome Enemy: Vermin Agency in Pre-Modern Europe 1000-1800.”  Jessica Secmezsoy-Urquhart

Watching Our House Burn Down: Exploring the Symbolic Representations of the Polar Bear by Non-Governmental Organisations.” Hannah Strode

Everyone Loves the King of the Sea”: How Media Representations of Dolphins Shape Popular Understanding and Treatment.”  Anisah Spahn

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Sloth is an online bi-annual journal that publishes international, multi-disciplinary writing by undergraduate students and recent graduates that deals with human/non-human animal relationships from the perspectives of the social sciences, the humanities, and the natural sciences. Sloth showcases the important and innovative contributions of undergraduates, giving those who are interested in human/non-human animal relationships a way to contribute to and engage with the field, as well as an opportunity to build their skills, knowledge, and resumes in anticipation of their graduate school careers.


  • Kelly Enright, Assistant Professor of History, Director of Public History, Flagler College
  • Richie Nimmo, Lecturer in Sociology, School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester
  • Joel MacClellan, Assistant Professor, Loyola University New Orleans

Associate Editors:

  • Stephan Blatti, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director, Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities, University of Memphis
  • Alaistair Hunt, Assistant Professor of English, Portland State University
  • Eliza Ruiz Izaguirre, Veterinarian and Recent PhD, Waginingen University
  • Tom Tyler, Lecturer in Digital Culture, University of Leeds
  • Joshua Russell, Assistant Professor, Canisius College Anthrozoology Program
  • Lisa Kane, Co-Founder, Coalition for Captive Elephant Well Being
  • Kara Kendall-Morwick, Assistant Professor of English, Washburn University
  • Joshua Kercsmar, PhD Candidate, History Department, University of Notre Dame
  • Ann Marie Thornburg, PhD Student, Anthropology, University of Notre Dame
  • Hayley Glaholt, Mediation Intern, Riverdale Mediation Ltd.

Copy Editor: Katheryn Lawson, PhD Student, History, University of Delaware

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