Followed by presentations
Oplysninger om arrangementet
Building 1481, room 366
09:30–12:30 Dissertation Seminar
Sune Borkfelt will discuss his dissertation-in-progress (due for submission in Summer 2018), ‘Reading Slaughter: Concealment, Empathy and the Fictional Abattoir’, with two visiting experts in the field of critical animal studies: Prof. Susan McHugh (University of New England) and Prof. Michael Lundblad (University of Oslo).
In the afternoon, the two visitors will present some of their own current research:
14:00–15:00 Prof. Michael Lundblad, ’The Jungle of the Sick: Animalities in Millennial Illness Narratives’
15:00–16:00 Prof. Susan McHugh, ‘Collecting Taxidermy Stories’
All students and staff are welcome to attend any or all parts of the day’s proceedings, which will take place in 1481-366.