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Summer Term "Religion and Animals" Course at Harvard

The Harvard Summer Term course on religion and animals is again being offered this year with the added feature of an online alternative (some people will be present on campus while others attend live via conferencing capabilities). Here are some details:

Title of the course—"Animals: Religion and Ethics"

Course websitehttp://www.summer.harvard.edu/courses/animals-religion-ethics.

Registration is open until May 19.

CFP: Premodern Performing Animals and Animal Performance (deadline 31 May 2014)

This essay collection invites papers on pre-modern (loosely interpreted as pre-twentieth century) performing animals and animal performance in a broad variety of venues and contexts, and from multiple disciplinary perspectives.

For futher details, see the attached document.

Send abstracts (500-1000 words) or completed papers by May 31, 2014, to: 

Karen Raber
Professor, Department of English
University of Mississippi, Box 1848
University, MS 38677

Conference: War Horses of the World, London, 3-4 May 2014

You are invited to join us at SOAS for an international conference


                Saturday 3 - Sunday 4 May 2014

VENUE: Khalili Lecture Theatre, School of Oriental and African Studies
            [SOAS, University of London], Thornhaugh Street,
            London WC1H 0XG [Nearest tube: Russell Square]

VIDEO TRAILER: http://youtu.be/m50akxJyg9E

The schedule of speakers is attached below.