The Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University, is delighted to welcome you to a 2 day conference (20-21 May 2019) with Erich Hörl, Professor of Media Culture at the Leuphana University Lüneburg, and senior researcher at Leuphana’s Digital Cultures Research Lab (DCRL), Germany. See CFP and more information about the conference.
Two recent texts—Our Children and Other Animals and Childhood and Pethood—offer new insights on the question of children and animals in society, culture, and literature. As my discussion below suggests, Childhood and Pethood expands on the social theoretical foundation established in Our Children and Other Animals. In Our Children and Other Animals, Cole and Stewart […]
25th and 26th October 2018 at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL), Campus Kronstad. This report summarizes a two-day programme of presentations and discussions at the workshop Ecocritical Perspectives on Nordic Children’s and Young Adult Literature, which took place on the 25th to 26th October 2018 at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL), […]
University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu December 12-13, 2018 The symposium includes Professor Scott Slovic’s keynote lecture and a two-day workshop directed by Scott Slovic, Arja Rosenholm, and Markku Lehtimäki. See the attached CFP_Water, Animals, and Arctic Climate Change for individual paper proposals (deadline October 31). Scott Slovic (University of Idaho, USA) «A More Particularized Understanding»: Apprehending […]
Initially, Nealon sets out to untangle animal studies’ relation to Foucault’s term biopower (which is associated with the concerns and practices of human life). Foucault dates the turn towards an emphasis on biopower to the beginning of the nineteenth century (7). Nealon’s initial hypothesis is that animals have become such ethically compelling figures recently because […]
The book Antrozoologi. Samspillet mellom dyr og menneske (2018, Anthrozoology. The interplay between animal and human) was edited by Bente Berget, Elsebeth Krøger, and Anne Brita Thorød, all affiliated with the University of Agder, Norway. It takes a twofold approach to this topic: on the one hand, it aims to introduce the cross-disciplinary field of […]
Regional Networking Workshop for Utopian Scholars and Creatives 30 November 2018 University of Greifswald, Germany Application deadline: 15 October 2018 More information, see CfP Utopias and Ecologies 2018-1