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The Animals in Our Stories: Reading Human-Animal History, Kinship, and Inheritance in Asian Diasporic Literature
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Contributor(s):: Nandini Thiyagarajan
This dissertation approaches literary animals in Asian diasporic novels through the concept of drawing close. I am interested in how literary animals can communicate an endeavour to draw animals close, and how literary representations of this closeness imagine normative human-animal...
Evaluating the Media's Role in Public and Political Responses to Human-Shark Interactions in NSW, Australia
Contributor(s):: Sam Fraser-Baxter
Of all animals that pose danger to humans in this world, few are more feared than sharks. Human-shark interactions are traumatic, emotional and difficult to rationalize. While rare, human-shark interactions generate a disproportionate amount of media coverage and public debate. The mass media is...
Eläimen roolit toimintaterapiassa
Contributor(s):: Heini Rantala, Eerika Korhonen
Opinnäytetyön tavoitteena oli tarkastella eläimen rooleja toimintaterapian viitekehyksessä. Erityisenä tarkastelun kohteena oli selvittää sitä, minkälaisissa toimintaterapiainterventioissa eläimiä on hyödynnetty ja minkälainen on...
Pets in the context of disaster: challenges of (de)protectionAnimais de estimacao em contexto de desastres: desafios de (des)protecao
Contributor(s):: Antonio, L. S., Valencio, N. F. L. da S.
Immeasurable social-environmental damage and losses occur in catastrophic disasters related to hydro meteorological events. Some of them have prominence to the authorities who work in the emergency context and others do not. In Brazil, in general, animals seriously affected in these disasters...
Burn after Reading: Animal Terrorism in Duncan the Wonder Dog: Show One
Contributor(s):: Christopher Pizzino
At present, the tradition of the animal fable remains strong in popular narrative even as the narrative arts, on the whole, remain marginal to the field of animal studies. Duncan the Wonder Dog: Show One, Adam Hines’s 2010 graphic novel, sets a new course for the animal fable and...
Communication between animals and humans: language, understanding and matters of attitude in human-animal interaction
Contributor(s):: Sandra Grötsch
Sandra Grötsch, University of Oulu, Finland Conversation strategies between animals and humans. Language,understanding and matters of attitude in human-animal interaction. Literature and especially fantasy literature provides us with numerous examples of conversation types between animals...
A canine-centric critique of selected dog narratives.
Contributor(s):: Donelle Gadenne
In this thesis I perform a canine-centric reading, within the theoretical frame of Critical Animal Studies, of nine ‘dog narratives’ from the last three decades – that is, novels in which dogs and human-canine relationships are central to the story. While the novels differ from...
Beasts on Fields. Human-Wildlife Conflicts in Nature-Culture Borderlands
Contributor(s):: Tino Johansson
Human-wildlife conflicts are today an integral part of the rural development discourse. In this research, the main focus is on the spatial explanation which is not a very common approach in the reviewed literature. My research hypothesis is based on the assumption that human-wildlife conflicts...
Meeting and merging: painting animal/human encounters with medicine
Contributor(s):: Jo Voysey
My work focuses on the expressive potential of medicinal remedies as a medium for painting. My exploration is concentrated on aspects of the human relationship to animals in captivity and stems from a relationship I had with a caged bear when I was living in Georgia, Eastern Europe in 2011. The...
Death in the family
Contributor(s):: Maria Botero
Barbara King presents grief as the result of the capacity of human and non-humananimals for social and affectionate bonds. This is a novel approach that provides a context for interpreting behavioral evidence of grief. The book also offers thought-provoking insights into the relationship between...
Animals as Humans or Humans as Animals? A Study of Human and Animal Relationship in Robert Henryson's Morall Fabillis
Contributor(s):: Ulaş ÖZGÜN
The purpose of this study is to analyse the characters of Robert Henryson’s Morall Fabillis in relation to the theme of carnality which makes humans bestial and to illustrate how the poet utilises this genre to advise people moralistically. The character analysis has been conducted by...
Taking animals seriously: interpreting and institutionalizing human-animal relations in modern democracies
Contributor(s):: Thomas Saretzki
Zoopolis by Sue Donaldson and Will Kymlicka (2011) is a very important contribution in the process of rethinking our relationship with animals. But is their proposal to conceptualize animals as co-citizens (in the case of domesticated animals) or as sovereign communities (in the case of wild...
"Ti-Koyo and His Shark". Human-animal brotherhood from Clement Richer to Italo Calvino and Folco Quilici
Contributor(s):: Damiano Benvegnu
Ti-Koyo e il suo pescecane [Ti-Coyo and His Shark] is a 1962 film by Italian film director and screenwriter Folco Quilici. Based on a novel by the Martinican writer Clement Richer entitled Ti-Coyo et son requin (Ti-Coyo and his [White] Shark, 1941) but adapted for cinema by Italo Calvino (who...
Putting on the Dog: On the Trail of Man's Best Friend as Seen Through the Middle English Dictionary Online and the Middle English Canon
Contributor(s):: Peter Goodrich
In recent years, a rich literature has arisen around the topic of animals in the European Middle Ages. Many pages of these studies are devoted to the domestic dog, which, along with its undomesticated counterparts the wolf and the fox, figures with particular prominence in the narrative literary...
Refiguring the Human and the Animal: Anthropomorphism & Zoomorphism in Twentieth Century American Poetry
Contributor(s):: Manglitz, Michael Levi
Stakeholder contemporary knowledge needs regarding the potential effects of tall structures on sage-grouse
Contributor(s):: Messmer, Terry A., Hasenyager, Robert, Burruss, James, Liguori, Sherry
Animal Rights Without Liberation: Applied Ethics and Human Obligations [Book review]
Contributor(s):: Suchyta, Mark
A is for Animal: The Animal User's Lexicon
Contributor(s):: Marks, Joel
This Is Not Sufficient: An Essay on Animality and Human Nature in Derrida [Book review]
Contributor(s):: Garrett, Frank