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Monday, December 5, 2016 — 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EST

Ron Broglio.Ron Broglio will trace back to the 18th-century sensibility movement contemporary post-humanist ideas of animals having a voice. In his talk, he will pursue what animal studies can push against in terms of the animal “rights” movement.

His publications include:

  • Beasts of Burden: Biopolitics, Labor and Animal Life in British Romanticism (forthcoming SUNY 2017)
  • Surface Encounters: Thinking with Animals and Art (University of Minnesota Press 2011)
  • Technologies of the Picturesque: British Art, Poetry, and Instruments 1750-1830 (Bucknell 2008)

Ron's talk is co-sponsored by the UW English Dept and the WCGS research group on "Poetics and Nature circa 1800."

Cost 
Free
Location 
HH - J.G. Hagey Hall of the Humanities
Room 1108
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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