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Knowing Animals is a weekly podcast about all things related to animals and ethics; animals and the law; animals and politics; and animal advocacy. It features interviews with Animal Studies scholars and animal advocates. It is available free so enjoy!
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Now displaying: July, 2019

Welcome to Knowing Animals the podcast - featuring the Protecting Animals Series

Knowing Animals is a regular 20 minutes podcast about all things related to animals and ethics; animals and the law; animals and politics; and animal advocacy. It features interviews with academic and animal advocates. It is available free so enjoy!

Jul 29, 2019

In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Corey Lee Wren. Corey is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Kent, Canterbury, England. We discuss her book 'Piecemeal Protest: Animal Rights in the Age of Nonprofits' which will be published by University of Michigan Press in 2019.  

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

Jul 22, 2019

In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Nicholas Holm. Nicholas is Senior Lecturer in Media Studies at the Massey University. We discuss his journal article ‘Consider the Squirrel: Freaks, Vermin, and Value in the Ruin(s)' of Nature’ which appeared in Cultural Critique in 2012.

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

 

Jul 15, 2019

In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Laura Jean McKay. Laura Jean McKay is a writer and literary animal studies researcher. Laura is about to take up a position as Lecturer in Creative Writing at Massey University in New Zealand. We discuss Laura’s story ‘King’ which appeared in Volume 21 of journal Antithesis in 2011.

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

 

Jul 8, 2019

In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Dr. Susan Pyke. Sue is a Lecturer in the School of Culture and Communications at the University of Melbourne. We discuss Sue’s new book ‘Animal Visions: Posthumanist Dream Writing’ which was published in 2019 by Palgrave Macmillan as part of their Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature series.  

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

Jul 1, 2019

This week on Knowing Animals we are joined by Professor Elizabeth Leane. Elle is professor of English and ARC Future Fellow at the University of Tasmania. Today we discuss Elle’s article ‘American Cows in Antarctica: Richard Byrd’s polar diary as symbolic settler colonialism’ which was published in ‘Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History’ in 2017. The piece was co-authored by Hanne Nielsen.

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

 

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