Volume 6, Issue 1, December 2012
Samuel Day Fassbinder, Editor
- Introduction, Samuel Day Fassbinder p. 2
- Survive, Critique, and Create: Guiding Radical Pedagogy and Critical Public Scholarship with the Discursive Guideposts of Ecopedagogy, Tema Milstein pp. 3-16
- Creating Eco-Social Culturally Responsive Educators With Community, James Joss French pp. 17-34
- Practices of Inverting the Law: Internal Colonialism in Fort Belknap, Giancarlo Panagia, pp. 35-54
- Book Review: Emerald City: An Environmental History of Seattle, By Matthew Klingle. 2007. Jeffrey Bilbro pp. 55-58
- Book Review: Wendell Berry: Life and Work. Ed. Jason Peters. 2007. Aubrey Streit Krug pp. 59-61
Finally, after a number of years of many people around the world requesting articles and issues from the Journal for Critical Animal Studies (JCAS), which were not online, every JCAS issue is now online! Click here for every issue. JCAS has also moved back to the ICAS website from the Hamline University website. Hamline University does not host JCAS anymore.
Hello Friends of the Journal for Critical Animal Studies,
Because of technical difficulties the Institute for Critical Animal Studies has lost ALL the submissions for the next upcoming issue and if you have submitted or are reviewing a submission for the Journal for Critical Animal Studies please send your review or submission to Dr. Susan Thomas at – firstname.lastname@example.org
Also, all issues are being moved to the ICAS website – http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/journal-for-critical-animal-studies/
We are not using the journal.hamline.edu/jcas anymore.
Thank you for your time.
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
CALL FOR PAPERS, ART, VIDEOS, INTERVIEWS, AND NARRATIVES
“Eco-Ability the Intersection of Earth, Animal, and Dis-Ability”
This special edition of JCAS will focus on intersections amongst animal liberation issues, environmentalism, ecology, dis-ability studies, and the newly forming theory, field, and movement of eco-ability. This edition, rooted in social justice, will explore these intersections of domination and exploitation to expose and dismantle interconnected oppressions. Contributors are encouraged to read and include information from Earth, Animal, and Disability Liberation: The Rise of Eco-Ability (Nocella, Duncan, Bentley, Eds.; forthcoming from Peter Lang, Fall 2012) within their final submissions. Areas for this special edition may include, but are not limited to, the following:
In a recent New York Times article exploring the rise of the many manifestations of “animal studies” across campuses and universities nationwide, the Institute for Critical Animal Studies’ Journal for Critical Animal Studies was noted as being part of this important, growing movement in the academy. In particular, Karen L.F. Houle’s essay “Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Ethics as Extension or Becoming? The Case of Becoming-Plant” (Volume IX, Issue 1/2, 2011) got special mention for “following in [the] word tracks” of Jacques Derrida.
Special Issue: Animals and Prison
The connection between nonhuman animals and incarceration discourses has never been more intimately associated. It seems one cannot discuss animal liberation without conversing about prison, whether that be in the form of imprisoned nonhuman animals or human prisoners incarcerated for their role in liberating nonhuman animals. (more…)
**Call for Nominations for Annual 2010 Critical Animal Studies Awards. Deadline Feb 25, 2010. Please send nominations to Sarat Colling: email@example.com
**There are four awards see below for descriptions.
1. Critical Animal Studies Media of the Year – For outstanding media such as documentaries, films, book, visual art, operas, plays, and music in the field of critical animal studies. The media cannot be older than two years. We stress that critical animal studies includes any topic, issue, or concern (from environmentalism to prisoners’ rights) that promotes the protection, liberation, and freedom of animals in the world and is based not only on theory, but in practice as well. The media can come from any discipline or topic including, but not limited to, international studies, ethnic studies, gender studies, religion, sociology, environmentalism, critical animal studies, social work, biology, history, economics, public administration, criminology, philosophy, anthropology, chemistry, medicine, agriculture, political science, disability studies and information studies. To nominate media for this award, simply send the media to the ICAS.
Most recently to build a bigger and better bridge between academics and activists the Journal for Critical Animal Studies (JCAS) is now accepting for the first time commentary and summaries of events, forums, lectures. etc. See below for submission guidelines.
- Please read these guidelines below and then send your article, essay, review, research notes, conference summary, etc. to: Dr. Richard White, Chief Editor, Journal for Critical Animal Studies (JCAS). For more information about the JCAS click here.