CFP – 2nd annual conference of Students for Critical Animal Studies (SCAS)

SCAS Conference

March 28th-30th 2014
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Deadline for Proposals: October 15th, 2013

This conference aims to spread awareness and prompt dialogue among students, educators, activists, and community members about the oppression of non-human animals.  The conference will focus on engaging questions of intersectional oppression, the use of nonhuman animals in laboratory research and various exploitative industries, and strategies for student and non-student activism in the fight for animal and human liberation.  Presenters and attendees are encouraged to draw from a wide range of social justice perspectives in their thought about nonhuman animals.  We welcome presentations from a variety of academic and non-academic fields, including but not limited to:

  • activism and advocacy: strategies, actions, organizing, impediments, stories from personal experience
  • environmental thought/ ecological justice
  •  able-ism/ disability theory
  • critical race theory
  • feminist theory/gender studies
  • queer theory
  • postcolonial studies
  • phenomenology
  • critical legal studies
  • labour/anti-capitalist organizing
  • cultural studies
  • film studies
  • animal law

Submission Procedure

  • Submit proposals for presentations, papers, workshops, or films to
  • 300 words or less
  • Deadline: October 15th, 2013

Proposals should include the following: title, name of presenter(s), presentation type, estimated length, a description of the presentation (abstract in the case of a paper), and any pertinent information regarding accessibility or material needs for the presentation or presenter.

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