Animals: Past, Present and Future. April 16-18, 2009
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
Questions? Contact Georgina Montgomery, Conference Organizer, at

This conference will explore past, present, and future human-animal relationships from interdisciplinary and international perspectives. Speakers from both the humanities and sciences will present research concerning issues such as animal husbandry, pet keeping, animal experimentation, environmental ethics, and anthropomorphism. The conference promises to provide an intellectually rich and diverse discourse in human-animal relationships and an opportunity for community-building within the interdisciplinary field of animal studies.

Keynote Speaker
Harriet Ritvo, Department of History, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Guest Speakers
Tom Tyler, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Culture, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom
Terry O'Connor, Department of Zooarchaeology, York University, United Kingdom.

The registration form and the final program are now available.

Information for presenters can be found here.

Other Conference of Interest:
Minding Animals, 13 - 18 July, 2009, at Civic Precinct, Newcastle, Australia

                                                      This conference is a sponsored event. Thank you for your help!