HIS487H1: Animal and Human Rights in Anglo-American Culture

Hours

24S

Examines the parallel discourses of animal and human rights in Anglo-American culture from the eighteenth century to the present. The courses explores issues of subjectivity and consciousness as well as cruelty and pain. Topics include slavery and abolition, animal welfare and antivivisection, anti-colonial liberation movements, and animal rights campaigns.

Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)