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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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Aotearoa/New Zealand Human-Animal Studies Conference, 5-6 November 2015

Kia ora koutou

This is a message for all those members, associates and supporters of the New Zealand Centre for Human-Animal Studies. I’m writing to let you know about the Aotearoa/New Zealand Human-Animal Studies Conference to be hosted by NZCHAS at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, on 5 & 6 November this year. This conference is an opportunity to showcase the research in HAS and CAS that is being conducted in Aotearoa New Zealand, in particular, and more widely in Australasia.

CFP - British Animal Studies Network meeting: 'Smelling'

Dear Friends,

Hot on the heels of the cfp for the PGR symposium 'Being Interdisciplinary in Animal Studies' sent out last week


we are now pleased to announce the cfp for the next meeting of the British Animal Studies Network is now open. 'Smelling' will happen on 20 and 21 May 2016 at the University of Strathclyde in central Glasgow. Details of the cfp can be found on

2nd Notice: Jonathan Safran Foer Virtual Classroom Visit 2015

Dear H-Animal Members,

I just wanted to circulate a reminder about this year's Jonathan Safran Foer Virtual Classroom Visit. We are still accepting participants in all of this year's sessions. Please see the promotional letter below for details, and feel free to email me with any questions or comments.


Joey Tuminello


Program Coordinator // Farm Forward