‘Why Do Animal Studies?’ – An Interdisciplinary Conference on Animal Studies

April 3-4, 2014, Chicago, IL, United States

Keynote Speaker: Kari Weil http://kweil.faculty.wesleyan.edu/
University Professor of Letters at Wesleyan University and author of “Thinking Animals: Why Animal Studies Now?”

Hosted by the University of Chicago’s Animal Studies Workshop

Sponsored by the Norman Wait Harris Foundation, the Council on Advanced Studies, the Smart Museum, the Franke Institute for the Humanities, and the Department of Germanic Studies at the University of Chicago.

As scholars from a broad range of disciplines increasingly find themselves in conversation about animals, the question of why and how we do Animal Studies persists.

Posted: February 10, 2014