Call for Papers – Animal/Privacy: Historical and Conceptual Approaches

Call for papers:    ANIMAL / PRIVACY: Historical and Conceptual Approaches   (Online Workshop: November 9, 2021)  The Centre for Privacy Studies (University of Copenhagen) and the Kent Animal Humanities Network (University of Kent, UK) are planning an online workshop in November 2021, exploring the intersections between Privacy Studies and Animal Studies. We would like to inviteContinue reading “Call for Papers – Animal/Privacy: Historical and Conceptual Approaches”

CFP: Romance and the Animal Turn at ICMS Kalamazoo 2020

The animal turn has become hugely influential in medieval scholarship over the last decade. However, the contributions of ecofeminism and queer ecology have often been side-lined. Nevertheless, scholars are increasingly finding these modes of analysis to offer useful ways of exploring the role of the animal in medieval romance texts. The Medieval Romance Society is hostingContinue reading “CFP: Romance and the Animal Turn at ICMS Kalamazoo 2020”

SOAS ELEPHANT CONFERENCE 22nd June 2019

School of Oriental and African Studies, London [Room B 104] Saturday 22 June 2019 – 10.00am to 6.00pm Open to the general public You are invited to attend the second SOAS Elephant Conference, which will be held at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London on Saturday 22 June 2019. The conference willContinue reading “SOAS ELEPHANT CONFERENCE 22nd June 2019”

Call for Papers: ‘Maritime Animals: Telling stories of animals at sea’

 Two-day international conference National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, UK  April 26-27, 2019  Keynote speakers Thom van Dooren       William Gervase Clarence-Smith In maritime narratives of humans, ships and the sea, animals are too often absent, or marginalised in passing references, despite the fact that ships once carried, and were populated by, all kinds of animals. Horses, mulesContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘Maritime Animals: Telling stories of animals at sea’”