Congrats to Claudia Hirtenfelder!

We are thrilled to announce that APPLE fellow Claudia Hirtenfelder has been awarded the Australian Animal Studies Association inaugural prize for “Popular Communication of Animal Studies”, alongside Dr. Brodie Evans, who won the “Early Career Researcher Prize”. Both prizes have been made possible by a generous donation from Dr. Siobhan O’Sullivan (University of New South Wales), animal
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Call for Application: Postdoc Fellowship in Animal Studies 2022-24

The Department of Philosophy at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Animal Studies. The 2022-24 fellowship will start on July 1, 2022. Applicants must have submitted their doctoral dissertation by that date, and must be within five years of having received their doctorate. The salary for the postdoctoral fellowship will be $45,000
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Looking for Grad Students – Podcast the Animal Turn

Claudia Hirtenfelder is now half way through her third season of The Animal Turn Podcast. This season focuses on ‘Animals and the Urban’ as so far she has spoken to philosophers, sociologists and geographers about the following concepts: The Right to the City, Invisibilized Animals, Urban Biopolitics, and Urban Metabolism. Still to come are discussions
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Yamini Narayanan – Animating caste

APPLE is pleased to announce an upcoming zoom event with Yamini Narayanan from Deakin University, Australia. Title: Yamini Narayanan Animating caste: Visceral geographies of pig caste, and violent nationalism in Chennai city. Date and Time: April 15th, 4PM EST (GMT -5) Please note that Professor Narayanan’s talk is on Thursday and not the usual Friday. 
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The Animal Turn: Beyond Species Boundaries

APPLE is pleased to be sponsoring a panel on “The Animal Turn: Beyond Species Boundaries” at the Scholarship Beyond Boundaries Conference, hosted by the Society of Graduate and Professional Students, on Saturday, March 20th, 2021, from 4:30-6:00pm. Speakers include Harshavardhan Thyagarajan and Paulina Siemieniec, and the panel will be moderated by Will Kymlicka. The panel,
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Margaret Robinson: Is the Moose Still My Brother if We Don’t Eat Him?

APPLE is pleased to announce an upcoming zoom event with Professor Margaret Robinson, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University. Title: Is the Moose Still My Brother if We Don’t Eat Him? Date & Time: Friday, March 12 at 4:00-5:30 PM EST Please note: The paper will be circulated in advance for a Q&A discussion format. Please
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Dinesh Wadiwel: The Courage to Hear? Animals, Foucault and Parrhēsia

APPLE is pleased to announce an upcoming zoom event with Professor Dinesh Wadiwel, University of Sydney. Title: The Courage to Hear? Animals, Foucault and Parrhēsia Date & Time: Friday, February 12 at 4:00-5:30 PM EST Please note: The paper will be circulated in advance for a Q&A discussion format. Please contact Jishnu Guha-Majumdar (jgm12@queensu.ca) to
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book cover of Kyle Johannsen's Wild Animal Ethics

Symposium on Kyle Johannsen’s Wild Animal Ethics

APPLE is happy to sponsor a virtual symposium on Kyle Johannsen’s recent book Wild Animal Ethics: The Moral and Political Problem of Wild Animal Suffering.  The symposium will be held over Zoom: link to the event. Friday April 9 from 11 AM – 2 PM (Eastern Time) Featuring commentaries by Nicolas Delon (New College of Florida), Bob Fischer (Texas State), Gary O’Brien (Oxford),
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Animal Studies Speaker Series 2021

APPLE is sponsoring a monthly series of virtual talks in the winter term, 2021. January 15th – Diego Rossello, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile   February 12th – Dinesh Wadiwel, University of Sydney, Australia  March 12th – Margaret Robinson, Dalhousie University, Canada  April 15th – Yamini Narayanan, Deakin University, Australia  May 14th – Anat Pick, Queen Mary University
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