2020 Program

CAS is pleased to offer in collaboration with the Animals & Society Institute this weeklong institute for about 20 visiting early career faculty members and graduate students from around the US and abroad. Morning workshops will be followed by afternoon plenary presentations by visiting and local scholars.

Unless otherwise noted, all events are at Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St, Urbana

Preliminary schedule: subject to change.

Sunday, July 12, 2020
Kari Weil (College of Letters, Wesleyan University)

Monday, July 13, 2020
May Berenbaum (Entomology, UI)
Intimate Associates: Human Attitudes Toward the Insects that Feast on Them
Visit with some outreach arthropods

Lindsay Marshall (American Indian Studies, University of Illinois)

7:00pm-9:00pm Location TBD
Kim Marra (American Studies and Theatre Arts, University of Iowa)
The Pull of Horses
Screening and discussion

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Teresa Mangum (Gender, Women's, & Sexuality Studies and Director of the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, University of Iowa)
InterSpecies Love--From the Nineteenth Century to Now

No public events Wednesday, July 15

Thursday, July 16, 2020
Evan Mwangi (English and Comparative Literature, Northwestern University)

Robert Mitchell (Psychology, Eastern Kentucky University)
Self-Recognition in Human and Nonhuman Animals

Friday, July 17, 2020
Chris Green (Animal Law & Policy Program, Harvard University)

Margo DeMello (ASI), Daniel Nasset (University of Illinois Press)
Publishing in Animal Studies

Saturday, July 18, 2020
Amy Fitzgerald (Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology, University of Windsor)