Animal Magnetism: The Emotional Ecology of Animals and Humans
A Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar
Organized by Susan Alcock, John Bodel, and Stephen Houston
Why Do We Watch Stupid Cat Videos? How Do Pets Amuse?
Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Noon
Building the Extended Society
Friday, April 26, 2013, 2:00-5:00 p.m.
The Emotional Bond: Deepening Relations Between Animals, Humans, Nature
Saturday, October 26, 2013, 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Snakes on a Plane
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 7:30 pm
Ewen Bowie (University of Oxford)
"Masters, Slaves, Animals and Freedom: A Mytilenean Perspective"
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 5:30 pm
Menageries and the Giving and Costly Pet
Friday, February 7-Saturday, February 8, 2014
Beasts, Monsters, and the Fantastic in the Religious Imagination
February 28-March 1, 2014
Animal Magnetism: The Pushmi-Pullyu of Consocial Life
Friday, April 4-Sunday, April 6, 2014