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."