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  • 18 May 2020
    Will Abberley

    Disappearing Women: The Feminist Camouflage of Charlotte Perkins Gilman

    The First World War witnessed the birth of camouflage – both as a word and a developed military practice. But, while soldiers were disappearing into the landscape, the American feminist writer Charlotte Perkins Gilman was arguing that women also needed to become less visible as part of the war against male oppression. It sounds like […]

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  • 6 Jun 2019
    Mass arrest of animal rights activists. Photo credit Direct Action Everywhere.
    Justin Marceau

    Social Change, Animal Rights, and Incarceration

    It is widely known that the American criminal justice system is uniquely punitive, and that the harsh carceral and collateral impacts of tough-on-crime policies have disproportionately burdened the poor and persons of color. Among progressive social movements, the animal rights movement stands as a notable exception to an overriding trend of advocacy against tough-on-crime policies. […]

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  • 11 Sep 2018
    Animals, Animality and Literature blog post
    Molly Hand

    Animals and Literature Now

    Why study animals and literature now? Animal narratives appear around the globe from time immemorial: in our earliest creation myths and the texts that underpin the world’s major religions, in literature from “talking beast” fables to novels with animal protagonists, in works of philosophy and science, in visual media from film to internet memes. Animal […]

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