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Rhetoric Society of America Summer Institute -- Animal Rhetorics Workshop

Please forgive the shameless self-promotion, but the workshop Emily Plec and I will be offering on animal rhetorics at the RSA Summer Institute in 2017 may be of particular interest to H-Animal subscribers. A direct link to the full description of our workshop is at the bottom of the post, and that page includes my email address, in case you have any questions. To apply for the workshop, follow the instructions at the "Institutes" link on the left sidebar.


"Texts, Animals, Environments. Zoopoetics and Environmental Poetics," Hannover (12 - 14 October 2016)

International Symposium "Texts, Animals, Environments. Zoopoetics and Environmental Poetics", Hannover (12 - 14 October 2016)

Sponsored by the VokswagenFoundation

Venue: Schloss Herrenhausen, Herrenhäuser Straße 5, 30419 Hannover


Wednesday, 12 October

1:30 – 2:00 Welcome and Introduction
Roland Borgards, Catrin Gersorf, Frederike Middelhoff, Sebastian Schönbeck

2:00 – 3:30