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Beastly Modernisms

If modernism heralded a moment of socio-political, cultural and aesthetic transformation, it also instigated a refashioning of how we think about, encounter, and live with animals. Beasts abound in modernism. Virginia Woolf’s spaniel, T.S. Eliot’s cats, James Joyce’s...

New Research in Human-Animal Studies August 2019

Following are some of the latest research articles in the field of human-animal studies:   ALESSANDRINI, A. (2019). UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF HAPPINESS IN SHAPING THE CONSERVATION ATTITUDES OF WHALE WATCHING PARTICIPANTS. Archer-Lean, C. (2019). Revisiting the...

European Summer School in Relationality

ASI and the University of Kassel have jointly requested applications and have chosen participants for a Summer School which will take place at the University of Kassel from July 28-August 4, 2019. “Relationality” has been a central approach to the development of...

Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics Summer School

Sixth Annual Oxford Animal Ethics Summer School on Humane Education Increasing sensitivity to animals and humans 21-24 July 2019, at St Stephen’s House, University of Oxford Can education make people more humane? Can empathy be taught? Are humans “naturally” violent?...

ASI-UIUC Summer Institute

The Animals & Society Institute and the Center for Advanced Study at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invite applications for the third annual Human-Animal Studies Summer Institute program for advanced graduate students and early career scholars...