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CFP: Animal Narratology

by Joela Jacobs Animal Narratology A special issue of Humanities (ISSN 2076-0787). Dear Colleagues, Storytelling is often cited as one of the characteristics that distinguishes humans from animals; yet, a look at world literature reveals many animals as the narrators … Continue reading

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ANIMALADIES EXHIBITION – 2016

The ANIMALADIES exhibition and postcard project brings together a total of 24 artists, some of whom work collaboratively, including Prince the pony. The exhibition was developed in conjunction with the conference of the same name at the University of Sydney … Continue reading

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Animaladies Exhibition – sneak preview

Works to be exhibited at ANIMALADIES exhibition and postcard project, Interlude Gallery, Glebe, 11 – 22 July 2016. Andre Brodyk Autopoietic Blur (2016). Microscopy image of living transgenic E.coli Acknowledgement: Dr Ian Grainge UoN Australian pioneer in bioart, Andre works with scientists … Continue reading

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ANIMALADIES Exhibition sneak preview

A sneak peak at one of the works to be exhibited at ANIMALADIES exhibition and postcard project, Interlude Gallery, Glebe, 11 – 22 July 2016. Michele Elliot there dear (1837) (2016) Hand and machine embroidery, tea-dyed cotton, 15 x 20cm … Continue reading

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Children and animal abuse webinar series out now

From The Animal & Society Institute: Over the past few months ASI’s Human-Animal Programs Director Lisa Lunghofer presented a series of three webinars about the impact of animal abuse on children. Now that the three-part series has concluded the reviews … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Paper Prize

Undergraduate Paper Prize The Animals & Society Institute (ASI) and Wesleyan Animal Studies (WAS) invite applications for the fourth annual undergraduate prize competition for undergraduate students pursuing research in Human-Animal Studies. ASI and WAS will award a prize to an … Continue reading

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Latest publications by our members

Thom van Dooren has co-edited a special issue of Environmental Humanities entitled ‘Multispecies Studies’, along with Ursula Munster, Eben Kirksey, Deborah Bird Rose, Matthew Chrulew and Anna Tsing.  Articles include: Thom van Dooren, Eben Kirskey, and Ursula Münster: ‘Multispecies Studies: … Continue reading

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New Edition of the Animal Studies Journal now available

The latest edition of the Animal Studies Journal was initially conceived by associate editor Sally Borrell who framed the call for papers with a quote from Margaret Atwood’s novel Oryx and Crake: Can a single ant be said to be … Continue reading

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Animaladies Program now available

The Conference Program for Animaladies is now available at the HARN: Human Animal Research Network website.   Over 2 days there will be 8 panel sessions, a keynote by Professor Lori Gruen,  and the launch of the exhibition ‘Animaladies’ curated by … Continue reading

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DV and Animal Abuse- Perspectives 2016

Lucy’s Project will present the second annual conference on animals affected by domestic violence, bringing together speakers from  Australia and across the globe to talk about the challenges, triumph and methodologies used to bring about change. The key speakers include … Continue reading

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