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Be sure to check out the new syllabus contributions by Jody Berland, David Herman, Piers Locke, and Michal Pregowski in the Syllabus Exchange!

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Digital Ecologies In Practice - Online Conference Registration

Dear H-Animal members,

See below for the registration details for Digital Ecologies in Practice 2022, which may be of interest to people on this list.

All welcome! Please share widely, and apologies for cross-posting.

Kind Regards,


Digital Ecologies in Practice 2022

When: 28-29 July 2022

Where: hybrid – online and in-person: University of Bonn, Germany

Online Registration: http://www.digicologies.com/


Registration NOW OPEN for Creaturely Fear: Animality and Horror Cinema online symposium 21-22 July 2022

The online symposium CREATURELY FEAR: ANIMALITY AND HORROR CINEMA, hosted by the Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre (ShARC), is now open for registration! 

When: 21-22 July 2022 

Where: Online: please sign up using our eventbrite

Some Recent Publications of Note

I hope everyone is having a great summer so far! For your summer reading, here is an admittedly incomplete list of some recent or forthcoming publications that might be of interest to H-Animalistas:

Gala Argent & Jeannette Vaught, eds., The Relational Horse: How Frameworks of Communication, Care, Politics, and Power Reveal and Conceal Equine Selves (Brill, 2022): https://brill.com/view/title/61334?language=en