Recommendations for Transdisciplinary Professional Competencies and Ethics for Animal-Assisted Therapies and Interventions
| Contributor(s):: Trevathan-Minnis, M., Johnson, A., Howie, A. R.
AAI is a transdisciplinary field that has grown exponentially in recent decades. This growth has not always been synergistic across fields, creating a need for more consistent language and standards, a call for which many professionals in the field have made. Under the umbrella of human-animal...
Teaching the Nonhuman Animal in Higher Education: Interdisciplinary Experiential Learning
| Contributor(s):: Hovorka, Alice J.
Into the Breach: Toward an Interspecies Politics
| Contributor(s):: Dubeau, Mathieu
Animals in Ancient Greek Warfare: A Study of the Elephant, Camel, and Dog
| Contributor(s):: Rice, Jenna Rae
Controlling the Uncontrollable: a Grounded Discursive Study of the Human-Animal Relationship “Captured” in the Rogue Elephant
| Contributor(s):: Granden, Michelle
Rogue elephants in the news: A cultural-discursive study
Social Enterprise as a Model to Improve Live Release and Euthanasia Rates in Animal Shelters
| Contributor(s):: Thomsen, J., Thomsen, B., Copeland, K., Coose, S., Blackwell, S., Dante, V.
Human-Animal Studies: Remembering the Past, Celebrating the Present, Troubling the Future
| Contributor(s):: Shapiro, K.
Animals and Organisations: An Ethic of Care Framework
| Contributor(s):: Connolly, Lucy, Cullen, John G.
THE WATCHING DOG The Animal Gaze in Jack London's "To Build a Fire"
| Contributor(s):: Amanda Flinck
This essay examines the role of the nameless dog in Jack London’s 1908 short story “To Build a Fire”. While it is a story previously studied for its naturalist and determinist themes, this essay turns the spotlight onto the dog as a significant character that should not be...
Life vs. Unlife: Interspecies Solidarity and Companionism in Contemporary American Literature
| Contributor(s):: Barnaby McLaughlin
This dissertation explores the representations of interspecies relationships in contemporary American literature. In recent years, interdisciplinary attention, variously referred to under the umbrella categories of Posthumanism," "Human-Animal Studies," "Animality...
Defamiliarising the Zoo : Representations of Nonhuman Animal Captivity in Five Contemporary Novels
| Contributor(s):: Hadassa Prattley
While human-animal relations have always been part of human cultures the public zoo is a relatively recent phenomenon that reflects very specific elements of Western cultures’ modern ideas about, and relationships with, nonhuman animals. By becoming such a familiar part of popular culture...
The human horse: equine husbandry, anthropomorphic hierarchies, and daily life in Lower Saxony, 1550-1735
| Contributor(s):: Amanda Eisemann
This dissertation examines how human-animal relationships were formed through daily equine trade networks in early modern Germany. As reflections of human cultural values and experiences, these relationships had a significant impact in early modern Braunschweig-Lüneburg both on the practice...
At Home, with the Good Horses: Relationality, Roles, Identity and Ideology in Iron Age Inner Asia
| Contributor(s):: Gala Argent
As an overarching theme, this thesis is concerned with investigating archaeologically the relationships between humans and horses within the Iron Age Inner Asian society of the Pazyryk archaeological culture. Prior archaeologies of horses in Iron Age Eurasia have approached them in a segmented...
A interação humano-animal e o uso de homeopatia em bovinos de leite
| Contributor(s):: Luciana Aparecida Honorato
Um fator importante para o bem-estar de animais de produção é a forte interação humano-animal decorrente do processo de produção, que por sua vez, é norteada pelas atitudes dos humanos em relação aos animais. O objetivo deste...
Barking at Heaven's Door: Pluto Mehra in the Hindi Film Dil Dhadakne Do
| Contributor(s):: Alessandra Consolaro
In this article, I discuss the representation of pets in the 2015 commercial Hindi comedy-drama (commonly known as Bollywood) Dil Dhadakne Do (DDD), which translates to Let the Heart Beat; this is the first ever case of a Hindi movie having a dog as a narrator. For centuries, Indian...
The objectification of animals
| Contributor(s):: Felix Mariano Vallejos
Motivated by the obvious naturalization of the mistreatment of nonhuman species, it manifests in everyday areas such as food, clothing, sport and entertainment, the present work aims to address the relationship between man and animals, starting with the following question: Why do we objectify...
Effacing the human: Rachel Rosenthal, rats and shared creative agency
| Contributor(s):: Carrie Rohman