When: July 6th (Saturday) at the University of Canberra, Australia
The conference aims to raise consciousness and dialogue among the academic, activist and student community about the oppression of non-human animals, which is intrinsically connected to a larger social justice framework and movement for total liberation. The inaugural ICAS Oceania conference aims to increase awareness of CAS in the Australia-Pacific region aims to further development of an interdisciplinary approach to social change.
Where: Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC)
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Hosted by: MCTC Philosophy Club
Breaking the Silence on Global and Local Intersections of Ethnicity, Spirituality and Nonhuman Animals
As the poor become poorer, more prisons are constructed, and the global south struggles with exploitation, disease, hunger, and mass displacement, social justice activists are becoming more intolerant of global racism and discrimination. (more…)
This international conference aimed to raise consciousness and prompt conversation among current graduate and undergraduate students about the oppression of nonhuman animals related to the larger global intersectional social justice movement for total liberation. Watch the presentations that took place.
ICAS intern and doctoral student Sarah Bezan organized an inter-disciplinary open-dialogue discussion forum at the University of Winnipeg concerning the use of animals as food. Sarah reports: “[The event was] a great success, and a number of people mentioned to me that the event broke the barrier between [so-called] ‘food animal’ producers and their critics, leading to a meaningful and productive dialogue about the ethical relationship between [nonhuman] animals and humans.”
1st Annual Conference of Students for Critical Animal Studies
Social Justice, Students, and Animals
February 1 to 3, 2013
Vassar College, New York, USA
Kingston Animal Trust presents Maximum Tolerated Dose, an award winning Canadian documentary by Karol Orzechowski. The film explores the ethical issues around animal experimentation by using first-hand accounts from both former and current scientists and lab technicians. Special guest introduction by Sue Donaldson (author of Zoopolis: A Political Theory of Animal Rights). The film will be followed by a Q&A with Karol Orzechowski and Lauren Corman, Assistant Professor in Critical Animal Studies at Brock University.
When: Thursday 15 November, 7 pm
Where: The Screening Room, 120 Princess Street, Kingston, Ontario, K7L5M6
Prices: Adults $9; Seniors and students $9; children under 14 $6
When: November 5, 2012 Candlelight Vigil for Nonhuman Animals
Where: Across from the Minneapolis Convention Center: 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
Sponsored by: Institute for Critical Animal Studies
Meg Perret an ICAS intern is organising a free one day conference on ‘One struggle: Intersectionality and Critical Animal studies’.
When: Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012
Where: University of California, Berkeley (MLK Bldg./Heller Lounge/at Bancroft and Teller)
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Meg Perret, UC Berkeley student and ICAS intern, is organizing a one day conference at Berkeley on October 20, 2012 entitled “Intersectionality and Critical Animal Studies,” beginning at 11:00 am. (more…)
Amber Gilewski, ICAS Secretary since August 2011, took ICAS to a whole new level by balancing our budget, aiding in fundraising, establishing an online account and assisting with organization of the 2012 11th Annual North American Conference for Critical Animal Studies that was hosted Canisius College in Buffalo, NY.
She will be greatly missed, but we wish her all the best with her new endeavors.
SYMPOSIUM – THE FUTURE OF CRITICAL ANIMAL STUDIES
An event at the Minding Animals Conference
Utrecht, the Netherlands
July 3, 2012
DON’T MISS IT! This event is FREE and attendance at Minding Animals is not a pre-requisite. However please register for the event by sending an e-mail to email@example.com because space is limited.
Critical animal studies is an inclusive nonspeciesist social justice field of study that is rooted in the intersectional global inclusive social justice movement. Critical animal studies, challenges human-animal studies as reinforcing single-issue politics and the false binary of human-animals and is opposed to animal studies as being an oppressive field of study that exploits and murders nonhuman animals.