Weekly Roundup – January 24, 2010
- Following AUFS, the three of us here at The Inhumanities have each made a post explaining what the most influential books for us have been. Craig, Scu, and Greg.We’d like to encourage other bloggers to do the same.
- The 9th Annual North American Conference for Critical Animal Studies will be help at SUNY-Cortland on April 10, 2010. Full cfp here.
- The first annual European Conference for Critical Animal Studies will held April 23, 2010. Full information here.
- A special panel call for papers on British Romantic Period Animals entitled “Pets and Meat”, for NASSR, in Vancouver on Aug 18-22, 2010. Full details here.
Newspapers and Blogs:
- While not exactly an official submission to The Speculative Animal event, Levi Bryant has added two posts on his blog inspired partially by the event, here and here.
- The Guardian has an article by Ingrid Newkirk defending Peta against claims of the organization not being radical enough and being sexist. Royce and Francione have responses up.
- Stephanie Ernst has a post up arguing that the AR movement needs to stop focusing on factory farming (h/t animalblawg).
- And Jean Kazez makes the argument that vegetarianism is a good step on the way to veganism, rather than just an incoherent step that does no good.