Animal Studies Journal, the online scholarly journal of the Australian Animal Studies Group, provides a forum for current research in human-animal Studies. ASJ publishes international cross-disciplinary content with a particular, but not exclusive, interest in Australian, New Zealand and Asia-Pacific scholarship. The journal, which is published twice yearly, is fully refereed (double-blind peer reviewed) and open access. ISSN: 2201-3008 (Online)
Special Edition of Animal Studies Journal: Invertebrate Communities
Can a single ant be said to be alive, in any meaningful sense of the word, or does it only have relevance in terms of its anthill? Margaret Atwood, Oryx and Crake
In this edition of Animal Studies Journal, authors will be invited to contribute papers on the theme of understanding invertebrates, with a particular emphasis on invertebrate communities. Topics might include, but are not limited to:
Insects and umwelt
Representations of invertebrate communities in film (including for children eg Ants, Bee Movie), literature and art, including live insects in art.
Historical perspectives, e.g. discussions of the work of natural historians
Analogies between human and insect communities, and their implications for insects
Early contributors include Professor Deirdre Coleman (Melbourne University), Dr Janelle Schwartz (Hamilton College, NY), and Dr Perdita Phillips (Contemporary Artist and Independent Researcher). Please join them!
Submissions due 1 October 2015. Length 4,000-6,000 words. Submit online at href="http://ro.uow.edu.au/asj/" For more information please contact: Melissa Boyde: boyde[at]uow.edu.au, Sally Borrell: journal[at]aasg.org.au
Current Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2 (2014)
Animal Studies Journal 2014 3 (2): Cover Pages, Table of Contents, Notes on Contributors and Editorial
Melissa J. Boyde and Sally Borrell