I am pleased to announce that the cfp for 'Sex', the first 2018 meeting of the British Animal Studies Network, has now been issued. The meeting will take place at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow on 27 and 28 April 2018, and confirmed plenary speakers are: Andy Butterworth (Animal Science and Policy, Bristol University), Stella Sandford (Philosophy, Kingston University), and Karl Steel (Medieval Studies, Brooklyn College, CUNY). The BASN poet-in-residence, Susan Richardson will also be giving a performance.
Details of the cfp can be found on http://www.britishanimalstudiesnetwork.org.uk/FutureMeetings/Sex.aspx
The deadline for abstracts is 12 January 2018.
Please also note that 'Working with Animals', BASN's next meeting will be taking place in a few weeks - on 6 and 7 October - under the direction of Emma Roe at the University of Southampton. Plenary speakers are John Bradshaw (University of Bristol), Garry Marvin (Roehampton University), and me (I never usually get the chance!). Details of the programme, and a link to the online registration page, can be found on: http://www.britishanimalstudiesnetwork.org.uk/FutureMeetings/WorkingwithAnimals.aspx