2018 17th Annual North American Conference for Critical Animal Studies

2018 17th Annual North American Conference for Critical Animal Studies
October 6 to 7, 2018
University of Colorado, Boulder
(free and open to the public)

Facebook Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/577603475906246/
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The 2018 17th Annual North American Conference for Critical Animal Studies is seeking panels, lectures, debates, workshops, teach-ins, roundtables, film screenings, and paper presentations. Non-academic and activist papers that explore grassroots movements are strongly encouraged.

 

The Institute for Critical Animal Studies (ICAS), rooted in animal liberation and anarchism, is an intersectional transformative holistic theory-to-action activist led based organization to unapologetically examine, explain, be in solidarity with, and be part of radical and revolutionary actions, theories, groups and movements for total liberation and to dismantle all systems of domination and oppression, in hopes for a just, equitable, inclusive, and peaceful world.

 

Topics may include but are not limited to:

  • Theory and practice behind activism and organizing
  • Intersectionality in theory and practice
  • The debates between welfarism and liberation theories and practice
  • Animals in art, theatre and dance
  • Global and local resistance Learning communities and pedagogy
  • Gende and sexuality
  • Class, race and CAS
  • The criminalization and prosecution of dissent
  • Cinematic, literary, and art representations of nonhuman animals
  • Nonhuman animals and the law
  • Re-imagining the Anthropocene
  • Veganism versus Food Justice
  • Environmental Justice and Plant Based Diet
  • Raw Local Veganism versus Corporate Produced Veganism
  • Open Rescue Versus Underground Rescue
  • Sanctuary Movements
  • Decolonizing Animal Liberation
  • Hip Hop and Music
  • Police Brutality and Repression

 

Submit the following:  

  1. 250-300 word abstract
  2. 80 to 100 word biography
  3. Title
  4. The format of your proposal (e.g., roundtable, workshops, presentation, panel, debate, etc.)

to:
icasnorthamerica@gmail.com

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SCHEDULE

Saturday – October 6, 2018

10am to 11:30am

11:30am to 1:00pm

1:00pm to 2:00pm

2:00 to 3:30pm

3:30pm to 5:00pm

Sunday – October 7, 2018

10am to 11:30am

11:30am to 1:00pm

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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