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Tag: human-animal studies

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...

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...

Decolonizing Animals

Colonial politics and histories have shaped, and continue to shape, the contemporary worlds of humans and other animals. Languages, societies, cultures, species, landforms, ecosystems, waterways and climates all bear the marks of human imperialism, settlement,...

Paradise on Fire

The Biennial ASLE Conference will be held in Davis, California, in June 2019. Following a longstanding tradition, this conference gathers scholars and artists working in a diverse array of environmental humanities projects. “Paradise” is the Greek word for a walled...