Public Event



            
2018 Animals & Society Institute/UI Second Annual Human-Animal Studies Summer Institute
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

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

Sunday, July 8, 2018
6:00pm-7:30pm
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
2:00pm-3:30pm
Lindgren Johnson (English, University of Virginia)
Fleeing White Supremacy: Fugitive Humanism in Nineteenth-Century African America

4:00pm-5:30pm
Kenneth Shapiro (ASI)
Emotional Issues Related to Working in Animal Studies

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
2:00pm-3:30pm
Yuka Suzuki (Anthropology, Bard College)
The Politics of Charisma in Endangered Species: Cecil the Lion as Case Study

4:00pm-5:30pm
May Berenbaum (Entomology, UI)
Pets, Not Pests: Arthropods as Companion Animals
Visit with some outreach anthropods

7:30pm-9:00pm
Film: Kedi

Thursday, July 12, 2018
2:00pm-3:30pm
Holly Hughes (School of Art and Design, U of Michigan)
Heavy Petting: A dogged pursuit

4:30pm-6:300pm
Artists’ Showcase featuring works by Maria Lux (Institute Alumna and Artist-in-Residence) and Institute participants July Hazard and Jonathan Osborne

Friday, July 13, 2018
2:00pm-3:30pm
Chris Green (Animal Law & Policy, Harvard U)
Alternative Animal Advocacy: Channeling Public Sentiment Into Substantive Welfare Advances

4:00pm-5:30pm
Margo DeMello (ASI), James Englehardt (UIP), Brandon Keim (Science Writer)
Publishing in Animal Studies

Saturday, July 14, 2018
2:00pm-3:30pm
Mary Trachsel (Rhetoric, University of Iowa)
This Little Piggy Never Went to Market: Pig Stories, Hog Stories and an Economy of Care


Organizers:

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

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