Vulnerable Becomings: Reimagining Human Relationships with Horses and Other Beings
| Contributor(s):: Emily Blair Pfoutz
This thesis is an ethnographic and auto-ethnographic exploration of the intersubjective nature of our inevitable entanglements with other humans, animals and the earth. It elucidates how relationships between horses and humans are often reflective of structural ideologies of domination and...
Training Dogs to Feel Good: Embodying Well-being in Multispecies Relations
| Contributor(s):: Porter, N.
Views from many worlds: unsettling categories in interdisciplinary research on endemic zoonotic diseases
| Contributor(s):: Hayley MacGregor, Linda Waldman
Interdisciplinary research on zoonotic disease has tended to focus on ‘risk’ of disease transmission as a conceptual common denominator. With reference to endemic zoonoses at the livestock–human interface, we argue for considering a broader sweep of disciplinary insights from...
Being with Bees: An Anthropological Study on Human-Animal Relations in Southern Beekeeping
| Contributor(s):: Kori Nadine Armstrong
This thesis investigates the complex and dynamic communicative relationship between beekeepers and their managed honey bee colonies, providing insight into the relationship between bees, their stewards, and the interface between nature and culture. It also helps unravel the ways in which this...
Biophilia: Alienation and Solidarity
| Contributor(s):: Ralph Acampora
Biophilia, theorized by Fromm, Wilson, and Kellert, is examined as a potential support for a pro-animal ethos. First, I look at the idea and its definitions at the hands of its chief theorizers. Then I investigate how different stages of human cultural development (foraging, pastoralism,...
The impact of atypical early histories on pet or performer chimpanzees
| Contributor(s):: Hani D. Freeman, Stephen R. Ross
It is widely accepted that an animal’s early history, including but not limited to its rearing history, can have a profound impact on later behavior. In the case of captive animals, many studies have used categorical measures such as mother reared or human reared that do not...
METHODS FOR MULTISPECIES ANTHROPOLOGY: Thinking with Salmon Otoliths and Scales
| Contributor(s):: Swanson, Heather Anne
| Contributor(s):: Stepanoff, Charles
"A Super Wild Story": Shared Human-Pigeon Lives and the Questions They Beg
| Contributor(s):: Rautio, Pauliina
Nature, Culture, and Society: Anthropological Perspectives on Life
| Contributor(s):: Moyer, Eileen
Zoonotic diagrams: mastering and unsettling human-animal relations
| Contributor(s):: Lynteris, Christos
10,000 YEARS OF PASTORALISM IN ANATOLIA: A REVIEW OF EVIDENCE FOR VARIABILITY IN PASTORAL LIFEWAYS
| Contributor(s):: Hammer, Emily Louise, Arbuckle, Benjamin S.
What makes human-animal relations 'organizational'? The de-scription of anthrozootechnical agencements
| Contributor(s):: Doré, Antoine, Michalon, Jérôme
Archaeology and Human-Animal Relations: Is Anthropocentrism an Issue?
| Contributor(s):: Boyd, Brian
Seeing a Brain Through an Other: The Informant’s Share in the Diagnosis of Dementia
| Contributor(s):: Tessier, Laurence Anne
The Moral Lives of Laboratory Monkeys: Television and the Ethics of Care
| Contributor(s):: Sharp, Lesley A.
From Steppe to Stable: Horses and Horsemanship in the Ancient World
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| Contributor(s):: Carolyn Willekes, Waldemar Heckel
This dissertation is a re-evaluation of the horse in the ancient world. The approach is not based on humans and human controls, rather it seeks to examine the equines of antiquity from the viewpoint of the horses themselves. This is accomplished by looking at equine conformation and how form...
Circumpolarity : Human-Animal Relationships in the Circumpolar North
| Contributor(s):: David George Anderson
This five-year project investigates how people and animals today, and in the past, build sustainable communities around the circumpolar Arctic.
Walking the thylacine: records of indigenous companion animals in Australian narrative and photographic history
| Contributor(s):: Philip, J., Garden, D.
This report examines the history and significance of indigenous companion animals within traditional Aboriginal society and in early Euro-Australian settlements. Working from historical photographic and anthropological records, the project constructs a visual and written record of these...
Dog breed differences in visual communication with humans
| Contributor(s):: Konno, A., Romero, T., Inoue-Murayama, M., Saito, A., Hasegawa, T.
Domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) have developed a close relationship with humans through the process of domestication. In human-dog interactions, eye contact is a key element of relationship initiation and maintenance. Previous studies have suggested that canine ability to produce human-directed...