Call for Papers: Yearbook of Women’s History, GENDER IN HUMAN-ANIMAL HISTORY

Jane Goodall’s 1971 seminal study of free-living chimpanzees was called In the Shadow of Man, and for a long time (ironically) that is exactly what studies on animals were. Animals were eclipsed by anthropocentrism – but they were also overshadowed by the other meaning of ‘man’ as the male as normal and the norm, the female as aberrant or invisible. Goodall’s childhood role models – Dr Dolittle, Tarzan and Mowgli – and mentor Louis Leakey inspired her to pursue fieldwork in Tanzania, her identity was a double-edged sword, winning her funding and misogynist scorn of her work.

Call for Papers: EAAS Women's Network Biennial Symposium "Access to Equality: Reproductive Justice in the United States," Debrecen, Hungary March 31-April 1, 2023

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Call for Papers
Date: 
November 15, 2022
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