Thinking About Animals Conference
March 31st to April 1st, 2011
Brock University, Canada
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Department of Sociology at Brock University is issuing a Call for Papers for a conference on “Thinking About Animals” to be held March 31 and April 1, 2011 at Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.
This two-day conference will explore a variety of issues concerning the current and historical situation of nonhuman animals and interactions with humans.
The Department is organizing this conference with the assistance of the Office of the Dean of Social Sciences, the Departments of English, Political Science, History and Visual Arts, the MA Programme in Critical Sociology, and the MA Programme in Social Justice and Equity Studies.
We are especially pleased to be hosting this conference in association with the Institute of Critical Animal Studies as 10th Annual Northern American Conference for Critical Animal Studies.
Call for Presentations at SSSP 2010:
I would like to invite papers/presentations for the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) www.sssp1.org for the panel “Animals and the Environment: Inequalities and Social Justice Theory” that I am the session organizer of. The theme of the SSSP Conference this year is “Social Justice Work.” It is a huge conference in the field of Sociology, but has scholars from many others fields of study from around the world. The conference typically has about 1,000 people who also attend in the same city at the same time the American Sociology Association (ASA) http://www.asanet.org/ Conference. The Society for the Study of Social Problems will be held August 13-15 2010 at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, Atlanta, GA. I hope you are interested. The deadline is this Monday Feb 15, 2010. I would need your title, description, and biography. You do of course have to pay for registration, lodging, and travel.
I hope you are interested please let me know asap!!!
anthony.nocella[@]cortland.edu or nocellaj[@]lemoyne.edu
Anthony J. Nocella, II
Sociology and Criminology, SUNY Cortland
Sociology and Criminology, Le Moyne College