Knowing Animals

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Sinopsis

Knowing Animals is a fortnightly podcast about all things related to animals and ethics; animals and the law; animals and politics; and animal advocacy. It features interviews with Animal Studies scholars and animal advocates. It is available free so enjoy!

Episodios

  • Episode 183: Milking Economies with Claudia Hirtenfelder

    10/01/2022 Duración: 39min

    On this episode, we speak to Claudia Hirtenfelder, who is presently a PhD student in the Department of Geography at Queen’s University in Canada. She is also a fellow podcaster! If you’re a fan of Knowing Animals, you’ll love The Animal Turn, which Claudia hosts (https://www.theanimalturnpodcast.com/). We discuss Claudia's open access paper “Milking economies: Multispecies entanglements in the infant formula industry” – which was co-authored with Carolyn Prouse – published in the journal Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space. This episode is brought to you by AASA (the Australasian Animal Studies Association), which you should join today: https://animalstudies.org.au/ It is also brought to you by the Animal Publics book series, from Sydney University Press: https://sydneyuniversitypress.com.au/collections/series-animal-publics

  • Episode 182: Multispecies Love and Grief with Danielle Celermajer

    27/12/2021 Duración: 36min

    In this episode of Knowing Animals, Siobhan speaks to Professor Danielle Celermajer about her book 'Summertime: Reflections on a Vanishing Future’ which was published by Penguin Random House in 2021. This episode is brought to you by Sydney University Press and their 'Animal Publics' collections. Plus, AASA - the Australasian Animal Studies Association.  

  • Episode 181: Boundaries and Veterinary Medicine with Jenny Vermilya

    13/12/2021 Duración: 27min

    In this special episode of Knowing Animals, Siobhan O'Sullivan is joined by Assistant Professor Jenny R. Vermilya from the University of Colorado Denver. They Discuss her book ‘Identity, Gender, and Tracking: the reality of boundaries for veterinary students’ which will be published by Purdue University Press in 2022. This episode is brought to you by the wonderful people at Animal Publics, at Sydney University Press: https://sydneyuniversitypress.com.au/collections/series-animal-publics And AASA - the Australasian Animal Studies Association: https://animalstudies.org.au/archives/8413    

  • Episode 180: Dingo Bold with Rowena Lennox

    29/11/2021 Duración: 35min

    In this episode of Knowing Animals Siobhan is joined by Dr. Rowena Lennox. We discuss Rowena's amazing book 'Dingo Bold: the life and death of k’gari Dingoes’ which was published by Sydney University Press in 2021.  This episode is brought to you by AASA - the Australasian Animal Studies Association. Check out their Facebook page for all the latest Animal Studies news from around the World.  This episode if also brought to you by Animal Publics from Sydney University Press. Animal Publics is your one stop shop for Animal Studies books. 

  • Episode 179: Natural Science and Lethal Animal Encounters with Rick de Vos

    15/11/2021 Duración: 36min

    In this very special episode of Knowing Animals, Siobhan is back behind the wheel, and speaking to Dr. Rick De Vos about his work ‘A Triumphal Entry, a Stifled Cry, a Hushed Retreat’ which appeared in a collection published by Routledge in May 2021 entitled 'Life Writing in the Anthropocene', edited by Jessica White and Gillian Whitlock. This episode is brought to you by AASA - that Australasian Animal Studies Association. And the Animal Publics book series by Sydney University Press.    

  • Episode 178: In Memoria Bede Carmody

    01/11/2021 Duración: 47min

    In this very special episode of Knowing Animals we remember, and celebrate, the life of Bede Carmody who has very sadly passed. Vale Bede. You will be greatly missed.    This episode is brought to you by Animal Publics from Sydney University Press: https://sydneyuniversitypress.com.au/collections/series-animal-publics This episode is also brought to you by AASA, the Australasian Animal Studies Association: http://animalstudies.org.au 

  • Episode 177: Our treatment of animals is the worst thing in the world, with Michael Huemer

    18/10/2021 Duración: 25min

    On this week's episode of Knowing Animals, we are joined by Professor Michael Huemer, Professor of Philosophy at University of Colorado Boulder. We discuss his 2019 book Dialogues on Ethical Vegetarianism, published by Routledge, in which he asks whether the factory farming of animals might be the world's biggest moral problem. This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA, the Australasian Animal Studies Association. It is also brought to you by the Animal Publics book series from Sydney University Press.

  • Episode 176: Vegan men and masculinities with Kadri Aavik

    04/10/2021 Duración: 26min

    On this episode of Knowing Animals, we talk to Dr Kadri Aavik. Kadri is an Associate Professor of Gender Studies in the School of Governance, Law and Society at Talinn University in Estonia, as well as a postdoc in the Department of Cultures at the University of Helsinki in Finland. We discuss her paper “Vegan Men: Towards Greater Care for (Non)human Others, Earth, and Self”, which appeared in Men, Masculinities, and Earth, a collection edited by Paul M. Pulé and Martin Hultman, and published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2021. This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by the Australasian Animal Studies Association and the Animal Publics book series from Sydney University Press.

  • Episode 175: The rule of law for animals with John Adenitire

    20/09/2021 Duración: 28min

    This week's episode of Knowing Animals features an interview with Dr John Adenitire, who is a lecturer in law at Queen Mary, University of London. We discuss John's paper "The Rule of Law for All Sentient Animals", which is forthcoming in the Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence. This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA (the Australasian Animal Studies Association) and the Animal Publics book series from Sydney University Press.

  • Episode 174: The history of dog training with Justyna Włodarczyk

    06/09/2021 Duración: 36min

    On this episode of Knowing Animals, we speak to Dr Justyna Włodarczyk, who is an Assistant Professor in the Department of North American Cultures and Literatures at Warsaw University in Poland. We discuss her 2018 book Genealogy of Obedience: Reading North American Dog Training Literature, 1850s-2000s, which was published by Brill. This episode of Knowing Animals is sponsored by the Australasian Animal Studies Association and the Animal Publics book series at Sydney University Press.

  • Episode 173: Directed panspermia with Gary O'Brien

    23/08/2021 Duración: 26min

    On this episode of Knowing Animals, we talk to Gary O'Brien (a DPhil student in Philosophy at the University of Oxford) about his paper "Directed Panspermia, Wild Animal Suffering, and the Ethics of World Creation", which was published "online first" in the Journal of Applied Philosophy earlier in 2021. This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA (the Australasian Animal Studies Association). You can join AASA today! It is also brought to you by the Animal Publics book series at Sydney University Press. Take a look at their list of animal studies books on the Sydney University Press website.

  • Episode 172: Vegan pasts, presents, and futures with Catherine Oliver

    09/08/2021 Duración: 34min

    On this episode of Knowing Animals, we speak to Dr Catherine Oliver of the Univeristy of Cambridge's Department of Geography about her book Veganism, Archives, and Animals, published by Routledge on 13 August 2021. This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA, the Australasian Animal Studies Association. To learn about their upcoming 2021 conference, take a look at https://artsfront.com/event/137832-flourishing-animals. The episode is also brought to you by the Animal Publics book series, from Sydney University Press: https://sydneyuniversitypress.com.au/collections/series-animal-publics.

  • Episode 171: White Power Milk with Vasile Stanescu

    26/07/2021 Duración: 28min

    On this episode of Knowing Animals, we speak to Dr Vasile Stanescu. Vasile is an associate professor of Communication Studies at Mercer University in the United States. Lots of listeners will know him for his work in critical animal studies: he co-edits the Critical Animal Studies book series published by Brill, he’s a former co-editor of the Journal for Critical Animal Studies, and a co-founder of the North American Association for Critical Animal Studies. Today, we’re going to talk about his paper “‘White Power Milk’: Milk, Dietary Racism, and the ‘Alt-Right’”, which was published in 2018 in Animal Studies Journal. This episode is brought to you by the Australasian Animal Studies Association and the Animal Publics book series with Sydney University Press.

  • Knowing Animals 170: Animal rights pacifism with Blake Hereth

    12/07/2021 Duración: 34min

    Dr Blake Hereth is a philosopher who is, at the time of recording, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Arkansas. They will soon be taking up a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, where they will be contributing to a project entitled "Warfighter Participation in the Development and Testing of Artificial Intelligence". In addition to work on the ethics of war and peace, which is what we discuss on this episode, Blake has published on a range of topics in philosophy and theology, including work on the ethics of procreation, the ethics of eating, and the afterlife for animals and queer people. In this episode, we talk about Blake’s paper “Animal Rights Pacifism”, which was published “online first” in the journal Philosophical Studies earlier this year. Knowing Animals is brought to you by the Australasian Animal Studies Association (http://animalstudies.org.au/) and the Animal Publics book series at Sydney University Press (htt

  • Episode 169: Animal sanctuaries with Elan Abrell

    28/06/2021 Duración: 40min

    In this episode, we speak to Dr Elan Abrell, a cultural anthropologist who is presently an adjunct instructor at in animal studies and anthropology at New York University. We talk about his book Saving Animals: Multispecies Ecologies of Rescue and Care. This monograph, which is an ethnographic study exploring the ethical challenges experienced by animal sanctuaries in North America, was published by the University of Minnesota Press earlier this year. This episode is brought to you by AASA, the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can join AASA today! http://animalstudies.org.au/ It is also brought to you by the Animal Publics book series, from Syndey University Press. This is a series of 15 (and growing!) academic works on animal studies. https://sydneyuniversitypress.com.au/collections/series-animal-publics

  • Episode 168: Speaking with animals with Eva Meijer

    14/06/2021 Duración: 32min

    This episode features an interview with Dr Eva Meijer. Eva is a philosopher who is currently a postdoctoral researcher at Wageningen University and Research, though she will soon be beginning a research fellowship at the University of Amsterdam entitled ‘The politics of (not) eating animals’. She is also an accomplished musician, visual artist, and author of popular fiction and popular non-fiction. She has published ten books, which have been translated into eighteen languages. Her books available in English include the novel Bird Cottage and the non-fiction books Animal Languages: The Secret Conversations of the Living World and The Limits of My Language: Meditations on Depression. In this episode, we talk about her academic monograph When Animals Speak: Toward an Interspecies Democracy, which was published in 2019 by NYU Press, as the first book in their Animals in Context series. This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA (the Australasian Animal Studies Association) and the Animal Publics b

  • Episode 167: Vegan studies with Laura Wright

    31/05/2021 Duración: 26min

    This episode of Knowing Animals features an interview with Professor Laura Wright. Laura is a Professor of English at Western Carolina University. She has authored research monographs of the work of J. M. Coetzee and on postcolonial studies, but is particularly well known in the animal studies world for championing “vegan studies”. Her book The Vegan Studies Project: Food, Animals, and Gender in the Age of Terror was published in 2015 by the University of Georgia Press, and her edited collection Through A Vegan Studies Lens: Textual Ethics and Lived Activism was published in 2019 by the University of Nevada Press. In this episode, we discuss “Framing vegan studies: Vegetarianism, veganism, animal studies, ecofeminism”, which is the first chapter of The Routledge Handbook of Vegan Studies. The handbook, which Laura edited, was published earlier in 2021. This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by the Australasian Animal Studies Association and the Animal Publics book series at Sydney University Press.

  • Episode 166: John Locke on human equality with Jishnu Guha-Majumdar

    17/05/2021 Duración: 32min

    This episode features an interview with Dr Jishnu Guha-Majumdar. Jishnu is a multidisciplinary political theorist whose work addresses critical animal studies, Black studies, and critical prison studies. He is currently the Postdoctoral Fellow in Animal Studies at Queen’s University in Canada, though he will soon join Butler University's Political Science department as an Assistant Professor of Political Theory. We discuss his paper “Lyons and Tygers and Wolves, Oh My! Human Equality and the ‘Dominion Covenant’ in Locke’s Two Treatises”, which was published in the journal Political Theory in the ‘online first’ format in 2020. Knowing Animals is brought to you by the Australiasian Animal Studies Association and the Animal Publics book series at Sydney University Press.

  • Episode 165: Wildlife property rights with Karen Bradshaw

    03/05/2021 Duración: 30min

    On this episode of Knowing Animals, we are joined by Professor Karen Bradshaw. Karen is a Professor of Law and the Mary Sigler Fellow at Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. She is also a Faculty Affiliate Scholar at the New York University School of Law Classical Liberal Institute and a Senior Sustainability Scientist at the Global Institute of Sustainability at Arizona State University. She has received scholarly and popular recognition for her contributions to questions around Environmental Law, Administrative Law, Land Use Law, and Natural Resources Law, and was awarded the 2020 Stegner Young Scholar prize in recognition of her legal scholarship. We talk about her book Wildlife as Property Owners: A New Conception of Animal Rights, which was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2020. This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA (the Australasian Animal Studies Association) and the Animal Publics book series at Sydney University Press.

  • Knowing Animals 164: Is veganism morally required? With Bob Fischer

    19/04/2021 Duración: 31min

    On this episode of Knowing Animals, we speak to Dr Bob Fischer. Bob is an Associate Professor in Philosophy at Texas State University and co-director of the Society for the Study of Ethics and Animals. We talk about his book The Ethics of Eating Animals: Usually Bad, Sometimes Wrong, Often Permissible, which was published by Routledge in 2020. This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by the Australasian Animal Studies Association (http://animalstudies.org.au/) and the Animal Publics book series (https://sydneyuniversitypress.com.au/collections/series-animal-publics).

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