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Episode 104: The Politics of Anti-Poaching with Francis Massé

Knowing Animals

Release Date: 02/04/2019

Episode 195: Animal critical theory with Alice Crary and Lori Gruen show art Episode 195: Animal critical theory with Alice Crary and Lori Gruen

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On this very special episode of Knowing Animals, we have two guests! Our first guest is Professor Alice Crary. Alice is University Distinguished Professor in Philosophy, Liberal Studies, and Gender & Sexuality Studies at the New School for Social Research, and she’s currently a visiting fellow at All Souls College, University of Oxford. She’s authored or edited 8 books, including 2016’s Inside Ethics: On the Demands of Moral Thought. Our second guest is Professor Lori Gruen, who is the William Griffin Professor of Philosophy at Wesleyan University. Her many books include the textbook...

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Episode 194: Animal revolution with Ron Broglio show art Episode 194: Animal revolution with Ron Broglio

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On this episode, we speak to Professor Ron Broglio, who works in the Department of English at Arizona State University. Ron has authored or edited a number of books on animal studies, as well as producing or curating a number of art exhibitions exploring human/animal relationships. His books include Surface Encounters: Thinking With Animals and Art, which was published in 2011 by the University of Minnesota Press, and 2018’s Edinburgh Companion to Animal Studies, which he co-edited with Lynn Turner and Undine Sellbach. Today, however, we talk about his 2022 book Animal Revolution, from the...

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Episode 193: Animals and business ethics with Natalie Evans show art Episode 193: Animals and business ethics with Natalie Evans

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This week’s guest is Dr Natalie Evans. Natalie, who also publishes as Natalie Thomas, is an adjunct faculty member in philosophy at the University of Guelph and in Media Studies at University of Guelph-Humber in Canada. She is the author of 2016’s Animal Ethics and the Autonomous Animal Self, published by Palgrave Macmillan, as well as the editor of Palgrave Macmillan’s new collection Animals and Business Ethics. We talk about her chapter in that volume, which is entitled ‘Gene editing, animal disenhancement and ethical debates: A conundrum for business ethics?’, and was co-authored...

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Episode 192: Horsepower with Daniel Bowman show art Episode 192: Horsepower with Daniel Bowman

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On this episode, we speak to Daniel Bowman. Danny is a PhD student in the School of English at the University of Sheffield. He’s recently submitted his thesis entitled Horsepower: Animals in Automotive Culture 1895-1935, and is now preparing for his viva. We discuss his paper “Horsepower: Animals, Automobiles, and an Ethic of (Car) Care in Early US Road Narratives”, which was published in 2022 in the Journal of American Studies.

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Episode 191: Measuring subjective animal welfare with Heather Browning show art Episode 191: Measuring subjective animal welfare with Heather Browning

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On this episode, we speak to Dr Heather Browning, who is a philosopher, as well as a former zookeeper and zoo welfare officer, who is currently a postdoctoral research officer with the Foundations of Animal Sentience project at the London School of Economics. We talk about her open access 2022 paper "The Measurability of Subjective Animal Welfare", which was published as part of a special issue of the Journal of Consciousness Studies on animal consciousness. This episode is brought to you by AASA, the Australasian Animal Studies Association, which you can join today. It is also brought to you...

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Episode 190: Z. Zane McNeill on anti-carceral veganism show art Episode 190: Z. Zane McNeill on anti-carceral veganism

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On this episode, we speak to Z. Zane McNeill, a scholar-activist and the editor of Vegan Entanglements: Dismantling Racial and Carceral Capitalism (Lantern, 2022). We discuss carcerality, animal activism, and Zane's organisation RARA (Rights for Animal Rights Advocates). This epside is brought to you by AASA, the Australasian Animal Studies Association, and the Animal Publics book series at Sydney University Press.

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Episode 189: Creaturely forms with Dominic O'Key show art Episode 189: Creaturely forms with Dominic O'Key

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On this episode of Knowing Animals, we are joined by Dr Dominic O'Key. Dominic is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the School of English at the University of Sheffield. We discuss his new book Creaturely Forms in Contemporary Literature: Narrating the War Against Animals, which was published by Bloomsbury Academic in 2022. This episode is brought to you by AASA (the Australiasian Animal Studies Association) and the Animal Publics book series from Sydney University Press.

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On this episode of Knowing Animals, we speak to Professor Gregory Tague, who is Professor in the Department of Literature, Writing and Publishing and the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies at St. Francis College, New York. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books, as well as the editor of both Literary Veganism: An Online Journal and ASEBL Journal. We talk about his monograph An Ape Ethic and the Question of Personhood, which was published by Lexington Books in 2020. You can learn more about Gregory at , and you can explore the Animals, Climate Change and Global Health webinar...

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Episode 187: Margo DeMello on human-animal studies show art Episode 187: Margo DeMello on human-animal studies

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On this episode, we speak to Dr Margo DeMello. Margo is an Assistant Professor of Anthrozoology at Carroll College in Montana. She is the author or editor of over a dozen books. We discuss her textbook Animals and Society: An Introduction to Human-Animal Studies, from Columbia University Press. The first edition was published in 2012, but an updated second edition was published in 2021. This episode is brought to you by AASA () and Animal Publics ().

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Episode 186: Spectral-poetic moments with animals with Matthew Leep show art Episode 186: Spectral-poetic moments with animals with Matthew Leep

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On this episode, we speak to Dr Matthew Leep. Matthew is a scholar of international relations, a poet, and a senior instructor in Politics at Western Governors University in the United States. Today, we talk about his book Cosmopolitan Belongingness and War: Animals, Loss, and Spectral-Poetic Moments (SUNY University Press, 2021).

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In this episode of Knowing Animals I am joined by Dr. Francis Massé. Francis is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Politics at the University of Sheffield. He is also part of the Biosec team. We discuss his paper ‘Anti-poaching’s politics of (in)visibility:Representing nature and conservation amidst a poaching crisis’ which appeared in the journal Geoforum in 2018.

 

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