Public Event

2018 Animals & Society Institute/UI Second Annual Human-Animal Studies Summer Institute
Sunday, July 8, 2018

Preliminary schedule–please continue to check for updates

All events are at Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St, Urbana

Sunday, July 8, 2018
Barbara King (Professor Emerita, Anthropology, William & Mary)
Dealing with the ‘A’ Word:  A Public Anthropologist’s Reflections on Anthropomorphism in Communicating the Science of Animal Grief

Monday, July 9, 2018
Lindgren Johnson (English, University of Virginia)

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Yuka Suzuki (Anthropology, Bard College)
The Politics of Charisma in Endangered Species: Cecil the Lion as Case Study

May Berenbaum (Entomology, UI)
Pets, Not Pests: Arthropods as Companion Animals
Visit with some outreach anthropods

Thursday, July 12, 2018
Holly Hughes (School of Art and Design, U of Michigan)

Friday, July 13, 2018
Chris Green (Animal Law & Policy, Harvard U)
Alternative Animal Advocacy: Channeling Public Sentiment Into Substantive Welfare Advances

Margo DeMello (ASI), Dawn Durante (UIP), Brandon Keim (Science Writer)
Publishing in Animal Studies

Saturday, July 14, 2018
Mary Trachsel (Rhetoric, University of Iowa)
This Little Piggy Never Went to Market: Pig Stories, Hog Stories and an Economy of Care


Margo DeMello, ASI
Jane Desmond, U of Illinois
Kim Marra, U of Iowa
Ken Shapiro, ASI

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