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.
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.
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.
Tereza Vandrovcová the main organizer of last year’s 2nd Annual European Conference on Critical Animal Studies, defines Critical Animal Studies on a Vimeo video.
Tereza Vandrovcová on Critical Animal Studies from F Tepper on Vimeo.
MAD Update, SLAPP Lawsuits, and the 2012 North American Critical Animal Studies Conference
Dylan Powell is back on the show to not only give us an update on the Marineland Animal Defense campaign but to also talk about the ways that MAD and Shark Allies Niagara have dealt with the threat of SLAPP lawsuits (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation). An important conversation considering the current climate of repression to environmental and animal rights activists.
After the break Kimberly Socha joins Dylan Powell to talk about the 11th Annual North American Critical Animal Studies Conference in Buffalo, New York from March 2-4, 2012 at Canisius College. We even get hear a little bit about Socha’s new book, “Women, Destruction, and the Avant-Garde: A Paradigm for Animal Liberation“ the first publication of a new Critical Animal Studies book series.