Knowing Animals

Episode 169: Animal sanctuaries with Elan Abrell



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! 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.