H-Animal aims to serve as an on-line home for scholars across disciplines who are engaged on the study of animals in human culture.

Be sure to check out the new syllabus contributions by Matteo Bittanti, Mark Causey, Susan Crane, Bianca Falbo, Wendi Haugh, Humane Society University, Kevin Lair, Matthew Pianalto, Joshua Schuster, Linda Sumption, Zipporah Weisberg in the Syllabus Exchange!

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Recent Content

Knowing Animals Podcast

Knowing Animals is a new regular podcast featuring a discussion with a different animal studies scholars each episode.

Dr. Anat Pick, Dr. Dinesh Wadiwel and Dr. Jeffrey Masson are just some of the people featured to date. Episodes with Prof. Peter Singer and Prof. Erica Fudge will be available soon.

Animal Studies Journal CFP: Animal Publics edition

Call for Papers: Special Edition of the Animal Studies Journal

‘Animal Publics: Emotion, Empathy and Activism’

We seek articles that consider ways in which the lives of animals can be made visible – brought into the public domain. How might emotions, empathy and activism be aided in foregrounding the realities of animal life; and what roles might direct engagement, academic discourse, bearing witness, the arts, or community debate take?

Papers might consider:

• In what sense can we ‘know’ nonhuman animals?

Call for Submissions: Zoomorphic Magazine issue on Animal Welfare and Vulnerable/Endangered Species

We are planning to publish our third issue on October 4th, World Animal Day, as our poetry editor, Susan Richardson, is currently poet-in-residence with this global animal welfare initiative. For this special issue, therefore, we're seeking work that specifically addresses the themes of animal welfare and vulnerable/endangered species.

Poetry - please ONLY send work on the above theme.