Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Call for Papers for a Book: Animals in Human Society

Daniel Moorehead has issued a call for papers for a book on “Animals in Human Society: Amazing Creatures that Share our Planet” (title subject to change--please excuse the objectifying language!) which he will edit. The abstract deadline is July 21, 2014 and the full chapter deadline is September 1, 2014 with the approximate date of publication in the summer of 2015. Please include a brief self-bibliography of your credentials with your abstract. Topics would include but not limited to the following:
  • animals in culture
  • animals and the afterlife
  • animal ethics
  • animals as property
  • animal rights
  • animal welfare
  • animal rights activism
  • animal-assisted therapy
  • animal consciousness
  • animal cruelty and human violence
  • animals in the entertainment industries
  • art and animals
  • bloodsports
  • animal industries
  • companion animals
  • domestication
  • endangered species
  • factory farming
  • fishing
  • grief and loss of animals
  • humane education
  • law and animals
  • political perspectives on human-animal relations
  • racism and animal rights
  • religion and human-animal relations
  • representations of animals in literature
  • sentience and animal protection
  • scholarship and advocacy
  • speciesism
  • urban wildlife
  • vegetarianism and veganism
  • vivisection
  • war and animals
  • wildlife
  • zoos

Please send abstracts to: or mail to
Dr. Daniel Moorehead
Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology
Frostburg State University
Frostburg, MD 21532
Office: GC-025
Phone: 301-687-7965