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CFP: Postgraduate Symposium at the University of Strathclyde: Being Interdisciplinary in Animal Studies


The deadline for applications for the PGR Symposium on interdisciplinarity and animal studies is Friday 27 November 2015. Details can be found on:


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CFP: Animals under Capitalism: Art and Politics

Animals under Capitalism: Art and Politics

The University of Bristol invites submissions for a 1-day conference to be held on May 25, 2016, on the subject of ‘Animals under Capitalism: Art and Politics’. The conference aims to explore the relations between capitalism and animal life, and will emphasise the following themes: 1) the intersections between capitalism and the ‘Sixth Extinction’; 2) artistic representations of animals under the aegis of capitalism; 3) the biopolitics of domestication; 4) the development of industrial animal farms.

Query: Huntress in Literature

Hi Kelly,

Your project sounds fascinating! in part because I researched literary representations of female foxhunters and likewise found little readily available while working on chapter 2 of my book Animal Stories. Check that out and/ or contact me offline (smchugh @ une.edu) because I'm keen to hear more as your work progresses.