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2004 Conference

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Animal Liberation Student Association Conference
April 23 – April 25,
Syracuse University

The FREE conference, spanning three days, will focus on social causes,
tactics, education, analysis, actions, philosophy, and history of the
Animal Liberation movement. Topics include: Politics of Culture;
Building Bridges Between Academics and Activists; Animal Ethics;
Pedagogy of a Rebel; Being a Former ALF Member; Feminist Imperatives and
the ALF; Human Rights and Animal Rights: Solidarity with the ALF; and
more. Presented in panel and discussion form, each topic will be
discussed and examined to produce academic dialogue that will advance
the movement.

SPEAKERS:
Ashanti Alston – Former Member of the Black Panther Party & Political Prisoner

Kevin Jonas – Organizer of SHAC/USA (Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty)

Andy Stephanian – Former Animal Liberation Front prisoner and member of
Animal Defense League Long Island

Matt Ball – Co-founder of Vegan Outreach

Lawrence Sampson – Southern Regional Spokesperson of American Indian
Movement and

Nik Hensey – Former ALF spokesperson in Los Angeles and grassroots
organizer

Erik Marcus – Author of bestselling book, Vegan: The New Ethics of
Eating

Dr. Karen Davis – Founder and President of United Poultry Concerns

Josh Harper – Filmmaker and Activist (www.reclaimmedia.com)

Dr. Steve Best – Chair of the Philosophy Department, University of Texas

Laura Duccesch – Director of Education at Animalearn

Dr Joshua Frank, Executive Director of FIREPAW, Inc.

pattrice jones – Cofounder of the Eastern Shore Sanctuary and Education
Center

Dr. Maxwell Schnurer – Professor of Debate, Marist College

Dr. Lauren Eastwood – Sociology professor at Syracuse University

AND MANY MANY MORE AMAZING SPEAKERS…

STUDENT PAPER PRESENTATIONS:
Undergrad and Grad students will be given the opportunity to present
papers on Animal Liberation.

NATIONAL BOOK RELEASE:
Lantern Books will be hosting the release of Terrorists or Freedom
Fighters? Reflections on the Liberation of Animals

VIDEO PREMIER:
GourmetCruelty.com will present Delicacy of Despair, a video which takes
you behind the closed doors of America’s foie gras factory farms. The 16
minute documentary follows the investigation of this cruel industry and
the open liberation of 15 ducks.

Please register at:
www.cala-online.org/Student_Association/register.htm

For more info visit www.syracuseanimalrights.com or www.cala-online.org

For any questions please email info (at) syracuseanimalrights.com

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