April 12, 2019

Dr. Taija Kaarlenkaski, of the University of Eastern Finland, gave an Animal Studies Seminar on "'Living Machines' Treated with Care: Bovine Bodies and Agencies in Modernizing Finnish Dairy Husbandry."

March 29, 2019

Nathan Poirier, animal studies doctoral student in Sociology, gave the MSU Animal Studies March. His talk was entitled "The Ideological Rift between Ethical Vegetarianism and In Vitro Meat."

February 21, 2018

"The Wildlife that Surrounds us: Understanding the Animals that Call Cities Home." Talk by Remington Moll, February 21, 12:10-12:50 in MSU Main Library Green Room (4 West).

November 9, 2018

Molly Tamulevich (Michigan State Director of the Humane Society of the United States and former MSU Animal Studies Graduate Student) gave a presentation on "Activism for Academics: How you can turn your scholarship into legislative action."

December 7, 2018

Jenny Brown of Woodstock Farm Sanctuary presented her work at the December Animal Studies Seminar.

October 27, 2017

Carol Yancho (Producer, WKAR) “Animal Cops and Dogfighting in Philadelphia”

12:00-1:00, 457 Berkey Hall

November 8, 2017

Krista Schlyer (Writer and photographer) "Wildlife, People and the Border Wall"

7:00-8:00, N130 Business College Complex

November 10, 2017

Susan Mikota (Co-founder of Elephant Care International) “The Exploitation of Temple Elephants in India”

5:30 pm, Vet Med Room G150

Spring 2016

January’s Animal Studies Seminar will be held on Friday, January 15 (12-1:00 pm in 457 Berkey Hall) and will feature Bob Harvie of Sasha Farm Animal Sanctuary.  Sasha Farm is the midwest’s largest farm animal sanctuary providing care and affection to farm animals who have been mistreated or neglected. 

February’s Animal Studies Seminar will be held on Friday, February 12 (12-1:00 pm in 457 Berkey Hall) and will feature Jill Fritz, HSUS Michigan State Director.  Jill will give a talk on the Wolf Delisting controversy.

March’s Animal Studies Seminar will be held on Friday, March 4 (12-1:00 pm in 457 Berkey Hall) and will feature Donna Fournier of Stiggy’s Dogs, an organization that rescues and trains shelter dogs to be psychiatric service dogs for military veterans living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (“PTSD”) or Traumatic Brain Injury (“TBI”). 

April’s Animal Studies Seminar will be held on Friday, April 8 (3pm in 107 S. Kedzie Hall – note the change in the usual Friday time and place) and will feature Professor Clare Palmer (Texas A&M University and author of Animal Ethics in Context) who will give a talk on gene modification and conservation. 


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