News and brain candy for the philosophy community
Special Issue: A Hypatia special issue on “Animal Others” has now gone live which brings together leading feminist animal studies scholars, Lori Gruen (author of Ethics and Animals: An Introduction) and Kari Weil (author of Thinking Animals: Why Animal Studies Now), and presents exciting new work on the intersections of sex, race, gender, and species.
Online Symposium:As co-editors of the special issue, Gruen and Weil have recruited six scholars to reflect on some of the lively debates occurring within this burgeoning new field of scholarship. The symposium will start officially on Monday 9th July.
A full list of authors and topics can be seen below, and you are encouraged to join the discussion and engage with the editors and discussants.
|Introduction: Feminists Encountering Animals
by LORI GRUEN and KARI WEIL
Editors, Hypatia Special Issue “Animal Others”
(Going live: 9th July 2012, 09:00am EST)
|Ambivalence toward Animals and the Moral Community
by KELLY OLIVER
W. Alton Jones Chair of Philosophy with appointments in African-American and Diaspora Studies, Film Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies, Vanderbilt University
(Going live: 9th July 2012, 11:00am EST)
Must Every Animal Studies Scholar Be Vegan?
by TRACI WARKENTIN
Assistant Professor, Hunter College of the City University of New York
(Going live: 9th July 2012, 11:05am EST)
|Returning the Ethical and Political to Animal Studies
by STEPHANIE JENKINS
Assistant Professor, Oregon State University, School of History, Philosophy and Religion
(Going live: 9th July 2012, 11:10am EST)
|Disciplinary Becomings: Horizons of Knowledge in Animal Studies
by CARRIE ROHMAN
Assistant Professor, dept. of English, Lafayette College
(Going live: 9th July 2012, 11:15am EST)
|“The Animal” and “The Feminist”
by EMILY CLARK
PhD Graduate Student, University of Wisconsin-Madison
(Going live: 9th July 2012, 11:20am EST)
|Speaking of Animal Bodies
by GRETA GAARD
Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
(Going live: 9th July 2012, 11:25am EST)