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Recent Content

ANGELAKI: Special Issue on Philosophical Ethology II: Vinciane Despret

Some of you may be interested in a special issue on the writings of Vinciane Despret (co-edited by Matt Chrulew, Jeff Bussolini, and myself). The issue is comprised of edited English translations from all of Despret's books on human-animal relations (animal studies generally speaking), from the mid-90s to today. It also includes a prefatory essay by Donna Haraway, introductory essay by myself, interview, and wonderful photographic images.


CFP: Special Issue on Animal Alterity (Otherness: Studies and Essays)

Call for Papers – Otherness: Essays and Studies 6.1

The peer-reviewed, open-access e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for its special issue: Animal Alterity, Autumn 2015.

Otherness: Essays and Studies publishes research articles from and across different scholarly disciplines that critically examine the concepts of otherness and alterity. We particularly appreciate dynamic cross-disciplinary study.

CFP ASTR 2015 5-8 November, Portland: Animals Perform II: Non-Human Agency and Advocacy in Performance

Call for proposals: Animal seminar within American Society for Theatre Research Conference

'Animals Perform II: Non-Human Agency and Advocacy in Performance'
5-8 November, Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront

Deadline for Abstract Submission 31 May 2015

Conveners: Jen Parker-Starbuck (University of Roehampton, London) and Kim Marra (University of Iowa)


The Camel Conference at SOAS, 9-10 May 2015

Dear Colleagues,
Attached you will find a copy of the timetable for our Camel Conference @ SOAS on 9-10 May 2015.
Registration details are appended at the end of the document..
With best regards,
Ed Emery


School of Oriental and African Studies [SOAS]
Thornhaugh Street, London WC1

Saturday 9 - Sunday 10 May 2015


Saturday 9 May 2015

Room B 102 [Brunei Gallery building]