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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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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!

May 21, 2018

In this episode of Knowing Animals we are joined by Karen Dalke. Karen is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay. We discuss Karen’s piece that she co-authored with Megan Hunt. It is called ‘Mustangs and Domestic Horses: Examining What We Think We Know About Differences’ and it appeared in Volume 8, Number 2, Spring 2017 edition of Hamanimalia.

 

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!

May 14, 2018

In this episode of Knowing Animals we talk to Carrie P. Freeman. Carrie is Associate Professor of Communication at Georgia State University in Atlanta. We discuss Carrie’s book ‘Framing Farming: Communication Strategies for Animal Rights’ which is part of the Critical Animal Studies series and which was published by Brill in 2014.

 

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!

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you the podcast 'Species'. Learn about a different species of animal each week with this interesting half hour podcast. Find out more here: http://species.libsyn.com

May 7, 2018

In this episode I am lucky to be joined by J. Baird Callicott. Baird is University Distinguished Research Professor at the University of North Texas. We discuss Baird’s book chapter “The Environmental Omnivore’s Dilemma,” which appeared in a book edited by Ben Bramble and Bob Fischer, titled The Moral Complexities of Eating Meat and published by Oxford University Press in 2015.

 

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!

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you the podcast 'Species'. Learn about a different species of animal each week with this interesting half hour podcast. Find out more here: http://species.libsyn.com

 

 

Apr 30, 2018

In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Ralph R. Acampora. Ralph is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Hofstra University. We discuss Ralph’s book ‘Corporal Compassion: Animal Ethics and Philosophy of Body’ which was published in 2006 by Pittsburgh Press.

 

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!

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you the podcast 'Species'. Learn about a different species of animal each week with this interesting half hour podcast. Find out more here: http://species.libsyn.com

 

Apr 23, 2018

This episode of Knowing Animals is from the Protecting Animals series. I am joined by Kim Stallwood. Kim is a long standing animal advocate, having working for many of the world’s leading animal protection agencies in both the UK and the USA. We talk to Kim about his reflections on that work. They are outlined in his book ‘Growl: Life, Lessons, Hard Truths and Bold Strategies from an Animal Advocate’. Growl was published by Lantern Books in 2014.

 

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!

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you the podcast 'Species'. Learn about a different species of animal each week with this interesting half hour podcast. Find out more here: http://species.libsyn.com

Apr 16, 2018

In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Mary Trachsel. Mary is an Associate Professor at the University of Iowa. We discuss Mary’s recent book chapter titled ‘The Presence of “Pork” and the Absence of Pigs: Changing Stories of Pigs and People in Iowa’. The chapter appears in a book edited by David Nibert, titled Animal Oppression and Capitalism which was published by Praeger Press in 2017.

 

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!

Apr 9, 2018

In this episode of Knowing Animals I am thrilled to be joined by Professor Will Kymlicka from Queens University, Canada. We discuss the book he wrote with Sue Donaldson, ‘Zoopolis: A Political Theory of Animal Rights’. It was published by Oxford University Press 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!

Apr 2, 2018

In this episode of Knowing Animals I speak to Marcel Sebastian. Marcel is sociologist PhD candidate at the University of Hamburg. We discuss his book chapter ‘Deadly Efficiency: The Impact of Capitalist Production on the “Meat” Industry, Slaughterhouse Workers, and Nonhuman Animals’ which appeared in the book ‘Animal Oppression and Capitalism’ which was edited by David Nibert and published by Praeger in 2017.

 

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!

Mar 26, 2018

In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Jeff Sebo. We discuss his book chapter ‘Animals and Climate Change’ which will appear in the book ‘Philosophy and Climate Change’ and it will be edited by Mark Budolfson, Tristram McPherson, and David Plunkett and published by Oxford University Press. 

 

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!

 

Mar 19, 2018

In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Professor Brett Mizelle. We discuss his book chapter ‘Unthinkable Visibility: Pigs, Pork, and the Spectacle of Killing and Meat’ which appeared in the book ‘Rendering Nature: Animals, Bodies, Places, Politics’ which was edited by Marguerite S. Shaffer and Phoebe S.K. Young and published by University of Pennsylvania Press in 2015.

 

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!

Mar 12, 2018

In this episode of Knowing Animals I speak to artist, advocate and independent scholar Carol Gigliotti. Today we will focus on Carol’s book chapter ‘The Struggle for Compassion and Justice through Critical Animal Studies’, which was published in 2015 as part of the Oxford Handbook of Animal Studies.

 

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!

Mar 5, 2018

In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Sune Borkfelt who is a PhD Fellow at School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University, Denmark. Today we will discuss Sune’s forthcoming book chapter ‘Sensing Slaughter: Exploring the Sounds and Smells of Nonhuman Literary Encounters’, which will appear in a book edited by Jessica Ullrich and Alexandra Böhm, and which will be part of Rombach’s Cultural Animals Studies.

 

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!

Feb 26, 2018

In this episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Oscar Horta about his journal article ‘The Problem of Evil in Nature: Evolutionary Basis of the prevalence of Disvalue’ which appeared in the journal ‘Relations’ in 2015. 

 

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!

Feb 19, 2018

This episode of Knowing Animals features Professor Jody Emel from the Graduate School of Geography at Clark University. We discuss her upcoming journal article ‘Evaluation of the Land Grab: Absurdism, Decolonialism, and Postanthropocentrism’ which will soon be published in a special issue of the journal 'Resources'.

 

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!

Feb 12, 2018

In this episode of Knowing Animals we are lucky to be joined by Carol J. Adams. We discuss Carol's new book 'Burger' which was published by Bloomsbury Publishing in 2018.

 

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!

Feb 5, 2018

This episode of Knowing Animals features Esther Alloun from the University of Wollongong. We discuss her article ‘’That’s the beauty of it, it’s very simple!’ Animal rights and settler colonialism in Palestine–Israel’ which appeared in the journal Settler Colonial Studies in December 2017.  

 

This episode is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. Like AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/

Jan 29, 2018

This episode of Knowing Animals is part of the Protecting Animals series. I am lucky to be joined by actor, producer and writer Martin Dingle Wall. Martin has appeared in many Australian series including Home and Away, Underbelly and Upper Middle Bogan. Martin now lives in LA and recently stared in the indie hit movie Happy Hunting. Martin is also a passionate animals and regularly uses his profile to raise animal issues. 

 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA - the Australasian Animal Studies Association. AASA is the peak body for Animal Studies scholars in Australia and around the world. Learn more here: http://animalstudies.org.au

 

 

Jan 22, 2018

In this episode of Knowing Animals we speak to Dr. Peter Chen from the University of Sydney about his book 'Animal Welfare in Australia: Politics and Policy’ which was published by Sydney University Press in 2016.

 

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

Jan 15, 2018

In this episode of Knowing Animals we are joined by Prof. Robert Garner from the University of Leicester. We discuss his book chapter 'Animals, Politics and Democracy' which appeared in the book that Robert co-edited with Siobhan O'Sullivan. The book is called 'The Political Turn in Animal Ethics' and is published by Rowman & Littlefield. 

Don't forget to check out our program sponsors:

Kibbl, linking you up with your dream pound dog - http://kibbl.io

AASA, the group of Animal Studies scholars - http://animalstudies.org.au.

The new book 'After Coetzee: An Anthology of Animal Fictions' - http://www.faunarypress.com

Jan 8, 2018

This episode of Knowing Animals is from the Protecting Animals series. We are joined by not one, but two special guests: Ryan Alexander and Guy James Whitworth. They talk to us about their No Meat May initiative! Learn more about No Meat May here: http://www.nomeatmay.net.

Don't forget to check out our program sponsors:

Kibbl, linking you up with your dream pound dog - http://kibbl.io

AASA, the group of Animal Studies scholars - http://animalstudies.org.au.

The new book 'After Coetzee: An Anthology of Animal Fictions' - http://www.faunarypress.com

Jan 1, 2018

This episode comes out of Switzerland. I speak to Dan Hooley. Dan is a PhD candidate in philosophy at the University of Toronto. We discuss his book chapter ‘A Moral Argument for Veganism’ which he co-authored with Nathan Nobis. It appeared in the edited collection ‘Philosophy Comes to Dinner: Arguments About the Ethics of Eating’ which was published by Routledge in 2016. 

Have you dowloaded Kibbl? It is the phone app that helps links pound animals in need of a home, with humans in need of four legged friends. 

Have you ordered your copy of ‘After Coetzee: An Anthology of Animal Fictions’? Why not order a copy for your university library too?

Have you joined AASA? AASA represents Animal Studies scholars around the world. 

Dec 18, 2017

This episode of Knowing Animals comes to you from Brussels and features Reineke Hameleers from Eurogroup for Animals. We talk about all thing European, political and animal welfare. 

This episode is brought to you by AASA - the Australasian Animal Studies Association: http://animalstudies.org.au.

The new Animal Studies book ‘After Coetzee: An Anthology of Animal Fictions’: https://www.amazon.com/After-Coetzee-Anthology-Animal-Fictions/dp/0996624511

The new phone app Kibbl helps people find pound animals to adopt. Learn more here: kibbl.io.

 

 

Dec 4, 2017

This episode of Knowing Animals is from Switzerland. I am joined by  Alfonso Donoso. Alfonso is an Assistant professor in political science at the Institute for Political Science, at Chile’s Catholic University. Today we will discuss his piece ‘Representing non-human interests’ which appeared in the journal Environmental Values in 2017.

Don't forget to check out our program sponsors:

Kibbl.io - linking you up with your dream pound dog.

AASA, the group of Animal Studies scholars - http://animalstudies.org.au.

The new book 'After Coetzee: An Anthology of Animal Fictions' - http://www.faunarypress.com

 

 

 

Nov 20, 2017

This episode of Knowing Animals comes from Switzerland. I speak to Dr. Charlotte Blattner, currently at Queens University, Canada, about her book chapter ‘Rethinking the 3Rs: From Whitewashing to Rights, which appears in the 2018 book ‘Animal Experimentation: Working Towards a Paradigm Change’, published by Brill.

This episode is supported by the Australasian Animal Studies Association - https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/.

The new Animal Studies book 'After Coetzee: An Anthology of Animal Fictions' - https://www.facebook.com/aftercoetzee/.

And Kibbl, the phone app that helps you adopt animals from pounds - https://www.facebook.com/kibblapp/

 

Nov 6, 2017

Dr. Carol Freeman is from the University of Tasmania. Today we talk about her book chapter ‘The Last Image: Julia Leigh’s The Hunter as Film’ which appeared in the book ‘Animal Death’ which was edited by Jay Johnston and Fiona Probyn-Rapsey and published by Sydney University Press in 2013. Carol's other book 'Paper Tigers' is available here: https://www.amazon.com/Paper-Tiger-Pictures-Shaped-Thylacine/dp/0992279178

 

Don't forget to check out our program sponsors:

Kibbl, linking you up with your dream pound dog - http://kibbl.io

AASA, the group of Animal Studies scholars - http://animalstudies.org.au.

The new book 'After Coetzee: An Anthology of Animal Fictions' - http://www.faunarypress.com

 

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