Dr. Angie Pepper Publishes Article on “Glass Panels and Peepholes: Nonhuman Animals and the Right to Privacy”

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””

Dr. Zoei Sutton on the ethical problems with keeping other animals as “pets”

Dr.  Zoei Sutton, sociologist at the University of Adelaide in Australia, was interviewed on the Always for Animal Rights radio show & podcast about the need for “Emancipatory Animal Sociology” and the ethical problems with keeping other animals as “pets.” Click here to listen to the interview.

Dr. Corey Wrenn on the consequences of bureaucratization in animal rights

Dr. Corey Wrenn was recently interviewed on The Other Animals show about the history and professionalization of the Animal Rights Movement. You can find a podcast recording of the interview here. The interview with Wrenn is the first part of a 3-part series with The Other Animals. Stay tuned for parts II & III! Dr.Continue reading “Dr. Corey Wrenn on the consequences of bureaucratization in animal rights”

Corey Wrenn on “Beyond Individual Change in Animal Advocacy”

For those of you who missed Dr. Corey Wrenn‘s recent talk, “Beyond Individual Change in Animal Advocacy,” on the Freedom of Species show, it’s now uploaded here. In this talk, she discusses her article “How to Help when it Hurts? Think Systemic,” which is a response to Dr. Cheryl Abbate‘s (assistant professor of philosophy atContinue reading “Corey Wrenn on “Beyond Individual Change in Animal Advocacy””

New article “Cat got your tongue? Free speech, democracy and Australia’s ‘ag-gag’ laws” by Dr. Katharine Gelber & Dr. Siobhan O’Sullivan (August 2020)

Dr. Katharine Gelber , Professor of Politics and Public Policy at the University of Queensland, & Dr. Siobhan O’Sullivan, lecturer in social policy at UNSW and host of the Knowing Animals podcast, published an article titled “Cat got your tongue? Free speech, democracy and Australia’s ‘ag-gag’ laws” in Australian Journal of Political Science. Abstract: In recent yearsContinue reading “New article “Cat got your tongue? Free speech, democracy and Australia’s ‘ag-gag’ laws” by Dr. Katharine Gelber & Dr. Siobhan O’Sullivan (August 2020)”

Worldly Togetherness? The First International Association of Vegan Sociologists Conference Includes Diverse Voices

The 1st Annual Meeting of the International Association of Vegan Sociologists, titled Worldly Togetherness?, took place on August 7-8, 2020. Dr. Nik Taylor presented the keynote address, titled “An Animal Sociology of interconnecting Oppressions.” You can view Taylor’s talk here. Over half of the talks at Worldly Togetherness? were presented by women, including: Critical PosthumanContinue reading “Worldly Togetherness? The First International Association of Vegan Sociologists Conference Includes Diverse Voices”

Z. Zane McNeill on “Veganizing the Re-Claimed Body: Queer and Disability Liberation” (September 2020)

In a Crip HumAnimal Guest Post titled “Veganizing the Re-Claimed Body: Queer and Disability Liberation,” Z. Zane McNeill, independent activist-scholar and co-editor of Queer and Trans Voices: Achieving Liberation Through Consistent Anti-Oppression, discusses the connections between speciesism, ableism, and cisheteropatriarchy. Read more of McNeill’s recent work here: The Revolutionary Potential of Vegan Politics, Sentient Media ZaneContinue reading “Z. Zane McNeill on “Veganizing the Re-Claimed Body: Queer and Disability Liberation” (September 2020)”

Interview with Corey Wrenn on “thinking systemically” about animals (August 30th)

Corey Wrenn, Lecturer of Sociology with the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research at the University of Kent and co-director of the Centre for the Study of Social and Political Movements, will be interviewed on the Freedom of Species show on August 30th at 1-2pm Melbourne time. Listen live via 855AM or via theContinue reading “Interview with Corey Wrenn on “thinking systemically” about animals (August 30th)”

Pre-order Maneesha Deckha’s forthcoming book “Animals as Legal Beings: Contesting Anthropocentric Legal Orders” (December 2020)

Maneesha Deckha, Professor of Law and Lansdowne Chair in Law at University of Victoria, has a forthcoming (December 2020) book “Animals as Legal Beings: Contesting Anthropocentric Legal Orders” (University of Toronto Press). You can pre-order a copy now. Book Abstract: In Animals as Legal Beings, Maneesha Deckha critically examines how Canadian law and, by extension,Continue reading “Pre-order Maneesha Deckha’s forthcoming book “Animals as Legal Beings: Contesting Anthropocentric Legal Orders” (December 2020)”