Dale, Elizabeth

Dale, Elizabeth
MCD University of Divinity in Melbourne
Research interests / activities:

Theology, literary studies, cultural history, comparative religion. Student in the Master of Divinity course at MCD University of Divinity. Completing a doctoral thesis entitled “A Theology of Animal Beauty”.

Specific scholarly interests include: animal theology; the place and treatment of non-human animals in varying religious traditions; changing understandings of animals across cultures and historical periods; the representation of animals in poetry, film, fine art; and the aesthetics of animals.

Animal-related Activities/Advocacy Interests: Farm- and working-animal welfare, including live export; ethical food production; animals as “raw materials” and research subjects; animal abuse and neglect (particularly concerning farm animals).