2019 Animals & Society Institute/UI Third Annual Human-Animal Studies Summer Institute

Sunday, July 14th, 2019

Center for Advanced Study
Levis Faculty Center--Suite 200
919 W. Illinois St.
Urbana, IL

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

Sunday, July 14, 2019
William Lynn (Marsh Institute at Clark University; New Knowledge Organization, Ltd.)
Rewilding with Compassion: Animals in the Anthropocene

Monday, July 15, 2019
Carrie Rohman (English, Lafayette College)
'A Child's Scribbles?': Merce Cunningham's Bioaesthetic Doodling / Dancing

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Juno Salazar-Parrenas (Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Ohio State University)
Sensing-Feeling-Thinking: Methods for Transdisciplinary Animal Studies

May Berenbaum (Entomology, UI)
Domesticated Insects--The Tiny Minority
Visit with some outreach arthropods

No public events Wednesday, July 17

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Saheed Aderinto (History, Western Carolina University)
Animality and Colonial Subjecthood in Africa

Deke Weaver (New Media, UI)
Tiger and The Unreliable Bestiary
Room 62, Krannert Art Museum
500 E. Peabody

Friday, July 19, 2019
Chris Green (Animal Law & Policy Program, Harvard University)
The Evolution of Animal Advocacy: Alternative Strategies to Achieve Animal Welfare Advances

Margo DeMello (ASI), Dawn Durante (UIP)
Publishing in Animal Studies

Saturday, July 20, 2019
Maria Lux (Art, Whitman College)
Darkness, Absurdity, and Weirdness: Strategies for Re-thinking, or Avoiding Real Feelings, in Visual Art

Organizers: Margo DeMello (ASI), Jane Desmond (U of Illinois), Kim Marra (U of Iowa), Kenneth Shapiro (ASI). More about ASI

ASI/UI Summer Institute