Our May session is 'The Killing Game' focusing on hunting, something that is very pertinent in relation to the recent duck hunting season.
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.
The April session focuses on The Animal Industrial Complex. As with the previous session - I have collected accompanying thematic texts.
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).
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 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.