Northern Animals

 _ The Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre (ShARC) is pleased to announce a one-day event for MA and PhD students in the field of animal studies. The event, entitled Northern Animals, is designed to bring together animal scholars in the north of England and will comprise the following events: a research seminar by Dr Jonathan Saha, a talk on publishing in animal studies by Ben Doyle (senior editor for Palgrave), a workshop on applying for PhD and post-doctoral positions, and a session on drawing animals at a local museum. There will also be a…continue reading →

Tom Regan, 1938 – 2017

            On Friday 17th February 2017 we received word that Tom Regan, professor emeritus of philosophy at North Carolina State University, had passed away, aged 78. The author of a great many number of papers, articles and books, Regan was a versatile philosopher with a keen eye for detail. He specialised in the works and philosophy of G. E. Moore, and through the late 20th century offered substantial contributions to the then-understudied area of animal moral philosophy. For many, myself included, his 1983 book The Case for Animal…continue reading →