Lecture Videos – Winter 2015

Tues. Feb. 3rd., 7 pm Keith Akers, activist and author of The Lost Religion of Jesus: Simple Living and Nonviolence in Early Christianity. Topic: “Animals in Earliest Christianity.” Location: University College, 15 Kings College Circle, room 256. ___________________________________________ Tues. Feb. 10th. 7 pm Camille Labchuck, animal rights lawyer. Topic: “Where the Canadian Political Parties Stand […]

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Science fiction and animal rights, by Paul York (focus on Doctor Who)

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Sudbury talk on bear spring hunt, hunting, animal rights, the environmental cost of animal agriculture, and veganism

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Wild Bird Advocacy in Ontario

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On March 27, 2014, Barry Kent MacKay, journalist, orthinologist, and bird illustrator, spoke at Animal Rights Academy on wild bird advocacy in Ontario. A podcast of the lecture is below. The podcast is in two parts; the main lecture and the Q&A. Thank you to Carole Iritz and Paul Jenkins for recording the lecture. Barry Kent Mackay lecture […]

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On the Status of Animals in Early Indian Buddhism

On the Status of Animals in Early Indian Buddhism: a presentation by Sean M. Smith, University of Toronto. 2014. Video By Paul York, edited by Agnes Cseke.

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Emotional Sustainability in Animal Rights Activism

March 6th, 2014 panel discussion Emotional sustainability in animal rights activism: coping with emotional fallout and trauma L to R: Caroline Audet (Toronto March to Close Down All Slaughterhouses), Brenda Bronfman (Wishing Well Farm Sanctuary), Anita Krajnc (Toronto Pig Save), Jo-Anne McArthur (We Animals) and PaulYork (U of T Animal Rights club). Thank you to […]

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Dr. Margaret Robinson

Dr. Margaret Robinson spoke at the AR Academy on Feb 20 2014 about how she resolves her ethical veganism with her First Nations cultural heritage. She offers an insight into Mi’kmaq legends which sees other animals as our kin to be respected rather than merely objects or instruments for our consumption. She also describes some […]

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Mike McIntosh: Bear Sanctuary

A presentation of Mike McIntosh of the bear sanctuary http://bearwithus.org/ north of Huntsville Ontario on February 6, 2014 at the Animal Rights Academy free lecture series, Toronto. Video by Paul York, editing Agnes Cseke.

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Alison Covey: Christianity and Animal Rights

Christianity and Animal Rights presented by Alison Covey, MAPS, MA, PhD Candidate Regis College, University of Toronto. Janurary 16, 2014. Thank you to Agnes Cseke for recording this lecture.  

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John Sorenson: Animals in War

Dr. John Sorenson of Brock University’s critical animal studies program discusses the historical use of animals in war. Thank you to Michael Sizer for recording.

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