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Dissertation seminar

Followed by presentations

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Friday 2 March 2018,  at 09:30 - 16:41
[Translate to English:] Ph.d-studerende Sune Borkfelt.

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.