Knowing Animals Reading Group - 27 May 2019 - 'The Killing Game'
Our May session is 'The Killing Game' focusing on hunting, something that is very pertinent in relation to the recent duck hunting season. The text 'The Killing Game' by Marti Kheel is accompanied by a short story by reading group member and creative writer Laura Jean McKay called 'Territory', about pig hunters looking for love in the Northern Territory.News
Knowing Animals Reading Group - March – Intersections
A Focus on Seminal Works in Animal Studies - Intersections. Continuing our focus on 'Seminal Readings in Animal Studies'. This session intersections considers two texts that make connections between feminism and animal studies.News
Knowing Animals Reading Group - April 29 - The Animal Industrial Complext
The April session focuses on The Animal Industrial Complex. As with the previous session - I have collected accompanying thematic texts.News
Knowing Animals Reading Group - 25 February - 'Eating Meat and Eating People'
We start this year of 'Seminal Readings in Animal Studies' with one of my favourite texts Cora Diamond’s 'Eating Meat and Eating People', Philosophy, Vol. 53, No.206 (Oct 1978).News
2019 Knowing Animals Reading Group - focus on seminal works in Animal Studies
This year the Knowing Animals Reading Group will work together to read, critique and enjoy some formative, seminal and perhaps overlooked texts from Animal Studies. This historical turn responds to the group discussion after reading Susan Fraiman's 'Pussy Panic' and Robert McKay's 'Brigid Brophy's Pro-Animal Forms'.News
Knowing Animals Reading Group - 29 October 2018 - 'Transparency and the Factory Farm'
This month we meet to discuss Jan Dutkiewicz's 2018 paper "Transparency and the Factory Farm." Gastronomica: The Journal of Critical Food Studies. 18(2): 19-32.News