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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Diego Rossello on ‘Towards Agonistic Politics in a Zoopolis’

Apple is delighted to sponsor a 5-part series of remote talks in animal studies. Our first talk features Diego Rossello, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez. Professor Rossello’s talk will take place on: Friday January 15th, from 4-5:30 PM EST Title: “On the (Missing) Concept of the Political in Animal Rights Theory’s ‘Political Turn’:
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Webinar: “Meat, Prey, Love: Human-Animal Relations in the time of COVID”

You can listen to Samantha King’s online lecture on human-animal relations in the time of COVID, on Tuesday July 14, 2020, at 4 pm EDT. The COVID crisis has highlighted the deep interconnectedness of human and animal worlds. From zoonotic transmission to “pandemic puppies,” more-than-human relations are at the fulcrum of public discourse on the
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Transformative Interspecies Justice Workshop

Update: the workshop is postponed because of Covid-19 (no date set yet). The APPLE research group will be hosting a two-day workshop on “Transformative Interspecies Justice” here at Queen’s University in Kingston on June 12-13, 2020, co-organized by Julia Gibson and Will Kymlicka. We will explore projects from those working in animal ethics, animal politics,
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Multispecies Community Workshop

All are invited to join the Kingston Interspecies Community research group for a paper workshop on January 17, 2020, 12:00-2:00 pm, in Watson Hall 517. The paper, entitled “Dwelling with Animal-Others: Towards a Definition of Multispecies Community” by Lauren Van Patter, Omar Bachour, and Darren Chang is available here, and participants are asked to read
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