Dr. Angie Pepper, Lecturer in the School of Humanities at University of Roehampton, published an article titled “Glass Panels and Peepholes: Nonhuman Animals and the Right to Privacy” in Pacific Philosophical Quarterly. Here is the abstract: “In this paper, I defend the claim that many sentient nonhuman animals have a right to privacy. I beginContinue reading “Dr. Angie Pepper Publishes Article on “Glass Panels and Peepholes: Nonhuman Animals and the Right to Privacy””
This week, November 16-21, there are a number of talks with animal ethicist from the margins. Check them out! November 16th: SSEA Talk: The Concept of Death and the Ethics of Killing Animals (with Susana Monsó) November 16th: Bitesize Animal Law series: Ecocide and Protection of Animal Habitats (with Debbie Legge) November 16th: Animal RightsContinue reading “Virtual Events with Scholars from the Margins!”
Friday, November 6th (3:00 Pacific Time), Dr. Cheryl Abbate, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, will give a public virtual talk on moral responsibility for meat eating in the COVID-19 era. All are welcome to attend. Click here to register for the event. Here is the event description: COVID-19 isContinue reading “Virtual event tomorrow (Nov. 6th) on meat eating & COVID-19 with Dr. Cheryl Abbate”
lauren Ornelas, founder of the Food Empowerment Project, was recently featured on the Hope for the Animals Podcast. Click here to hear Ornelas discuss undercover investigations of animal agriculture, exposing food deserts in vulnerable communities, vegan food accessibility, child slave labor in the chocolate industry, and more.
Dr. Karen Davis, President and Founder of United Poultry Concerns, will give a free virtual talk on Living One TOMORROW (Sunday, Oct. 4th: 12pm PDT) on “Life in the Absence of Animal Exploitation.” Sign up for the talk here.
Dr. Susana Monsó (post-doctoral fellow at the Messerli Research Institute in Vienna), published a paper (co-authored with Antonio J. Osuna-Mascaró) titled “Death is common, so is understanding it: the concept of death in other species” in Synthese. Here is the abstract: Comparative thanatologists study the responses to the dead and the dying in nonhuman animals.Continue reading “Dr. Susana Monsó publishes article on “Death is common, so is understanding it: the concept of death in other species””
Drs. Heather Fraser, Nik Taylor and Damien W. Riggs published a Centre for Justice Briefing paper titled “Victims/Survivors of Family and Domestic Violence in Diverse, Multispecies Households.” In this paper, the authors explore the unique issues that arise for LGBTQ people and their nonhuman companions when LGBTQ people find themselves in abusive relationships.
Several animal scholars from the margins are published in the most recent issue of Journal of Food Law & Policy. The current issue, which is dedicated to conversations about the dairy industry, includes the following open-access articles: Dairy Tales: Global Portraits of Milk and LawJessica Eisen, Xiaoqian Hu, and Erum Sattar Something to Celebrate?: DemotingContinue reading “Animal Scholars from the Margins in Journal of Food Law & Policy”
Dr. Katharine Gelber and Dr. Siobhan O’Sullivan published an opinion piece in ABC Religion & Ethics titled “Does democratic self-rule sometimes necessitate illegal activity? Trespass, free speech, and Australia’s “ag-gag” laws,” which addresses how ag-gag laws are a threat to free speech and democratic debate.
Dr. Lori Marino, a neuroscientist, expert in animal behavior and intelligence, and the founder and president of the Whale Sanctuary Project, was recently featured on the Vox Media Podcast Network series Future Perfect. Click here to hear her discuss “why we eat one and love the other.”