Empire and the Animal Body explores representations of exotic animals in Victorian adventure fiction, mainly in works by R. M. Ballantyne, G. A. Henty, G. M. Fenn, Paul du Chaillu, H. Rider Haggard and John Buchan.
Animals and War is the first collection of essays to explore its important, yet neglected, topic. Scholars from sociology, history, anthropology, and literary and cultural studies investigate the presence of animals in human wars.
This issue explores studies in human-animal relations and opens up new, and perhaps urgent, avenues and modes of signification, thinking, doing, being and becoming.
Dr Liana Christensen, writer, naturalist and animal studies scholar based at the University of Western Australia, recently launched her book Deadly Beautiful:
Listen to Radio National’s 360 Documentary ‘Among Animals’: “Our interactions with animals have always been complex. How do we view ‘the other’?
Call for Nominations for the Humane Society of the United States Animals and Society Institute 2011 Animals and Society Course Awards The
Listen as Associate Professor Darryl Jones, Griffith University, outlines the fourth Australian Animal Studies Group conference.
Can pet ownership tell us anything about ourselves? Do certain personality traits predict the type of pets we own and how we
A ground-breaking new journal covering the issue of animal ethics has been launched by a US and UK academic partnership with the
News from Margo DeMello, Program Director, Human-Animal Studies, at the Animals and Society Institute The Animals and Society Institute and Wesleyan Animal