H-Animal aims to serve as an on-line home for scholars across disciplines who are engaged on the study of animals in human culture.
Be sure to check out the new syllabus contributions by Jody Berland, David Herman, Piers Locke, and Michal Pregowski in the Syllabus Exchange!
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Summer Retreat Program at Shin Pond, Maine for Animal/Humane Studies
The 300-acre Camp Muse at Shin Pond, Maine, is the site of a Summer Retreat Program for writers, scholars, artists, educators, and other cultural producers and knowledge workers focusing on animals and/or their humane treatment. The program, operated by The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), invites all interested parties to apply for a residency at the property, which is open between June 30 and October 3, 2014.
H-Animal is H-Net's network on the study of animals in human culture.
I. The H-Animal Network: Scope, Content, Purpose
Sharon Kirsch. What Species Of Creatures: Animal Relations from the New World. Vancouver: New Star Books, 2008. Illustrations. 228 pp. $16.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55420-040-5.
Reviewed by Sean Kheraj (Department of History, University of British Columbia) Published on H-Animal (July, 2010) Commissioned by Teresa Mangum
Finding Historical Animals in Creative Nonfiction
Jacques Derrida. The Animal That Therefore I Am. New York: Fordham University Press, 2008. xiii + 176 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-2790-7; $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-2791-4.
Reviewed by Kari Weil Published on H-Animal (October, 2008) Commissioned by Teresa Mangum