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Upcoming Events

Sunday
Jun 23
Presentations
María Elena García
6:30pm

Center for Advanced Study
Levis Faculty Center, Room 210
919 W. Illinois, Urbana

A young Quechua woman refuses to kill her alpaca, so both are killed by Shining Path militants. An elderly woman tearfully recounts the guilt she feels about her inability to prevent the killing, and grilling, of her donkey by Peruvian military forces. A man describes being forced to hang his dogs and burn his lands to save his family. This talk will explore these and other accounts of…

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Friday
Jun 28
Presentations
Chris Green
2:00pm

Center for Advanced Study
Levis Faculty Center, Room 210
919 W. Illinois, Urbana

As animal advocates have attempted to win policy advances through the traditional vehicles of legislation and regulatory action, they often have run into roadblocks within the relevant legislative committees and agencies. These barriers persist despite polling that shows the overwhelming majority of voters support such animal welfare measures. Accordingly, advocacy organizations have had to…

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