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CFP: BASN 'Animal Machines / Machine Animals' at University of Exeter

Dear colleagues,

With apologies for any cross-posting.

This is a reminder that the call for papers for the British Animal Studies Network Autumn conference, entitled ‘Animal Machines / Machine Animals’ is open until the 29th June 2018. The conference will take place on the 2nd and 3rd November, and is organised by the Life Geographies Group of the University of Exeter.

British Animal Studies Network Poetry

Dear BASN Friend

I'm delighted to announce that you can now listen to two more specially commissioned poems by our poet-in-residence Susan Richardson on the website: www.britishanimalstudiesnetwork.org.uk

'Stench' was written for 'Smelling' in 2016; and 'Speaking Seal' for the recent 'Sex' meeting. Susan's poem for 'Hearing' (2017) is also available to, well, hear.

Thanks to Susan for the wonderful poems. Enjoy!

British Animal Studies Network

Dear Friends,

In line with new legal requirements around data protection we will be deleting the existing British Animal Studies Network mailing list. But we absolutely don't want to lose touch with you, and hope that you too want to continue to receive the BASN emails updating you on our calls for papers and meetings.

So, if you wish to continue to receive BASN updates, please go to:

CFP. Semiotics of hybrid natures: Anthropogenic ecosystems, multimodalities, transformed umwelts (8–10.11.2018, University of Tartu, Estonia)

Reply to: hybridnatures@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Semiotics of hybrid natures: Anthropogenic ecosystems, multimodalities, transformed umwelts
8–10.11.2018
University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia

Plenary speakers:

Nathalie Blanc (CNRS / Université Paris Diderot -Paris 7, France), Morten Tønnessen (University of Stavanger, Norway) and Kati Lindström (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden).

Defining Human-Animal Studies Video Series & New Course Listings at the Animals & Society Institute

Dear Colleague,

This week, the sixth video in our Defining HAS Video series, is by Lisa Kemmerer, Professor of Philosophy and Religions at Montana State University, who has defined "animal," a term she has coined. Find it here!

Animal Studies Journal 7.1 out now

The latest edition of Animal Studies Journal is out now! This issue comprises articles from a range of disciplinary perspectives, all addressing the need for change in human-animal relations, with many raising questions of intersectionality and activism. You will also find a review essay and other reviews of recent publications in the field. All the articles are free to access at: http://ro.uow.edu.au/asj/.    Please share with your contacts.

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